The table below looks at the statistics for the Mechanical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mechanical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 417 438 421
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 21 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.067% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.071% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 5
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
Mechanical Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer across the South East region.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Mechanical Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 8 - -
Oxfordshire +4 6 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Hampshire +8 5 - - 3
Surrey +5 2 - -
Mechanical Engineer
England

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Mechanical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Mechanical Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
2 17 (48.57%) SOLIDWORKS
3 14 (40.00%) CAD
4 8 (22.86%) Degree
5 6 (17.14%) HNC
5 6 (17.14%) HND
5 6 (17.14%) Autodesk
6 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 5 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) CATIA
6 5 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.43%) Automotive
7 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.43%) AutoCAD
7 4 (11.43%) MS Office
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (8.57%) Avionics
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Hazard Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Siemens NX
9 2 (5.71%) Change Control
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) User Experience
9 2 (5.71%) Industrial Design
9 2 (5.71%) Ergonomics
9 2 (5.71%) Stress Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Solid Edge

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Mechanical Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Mechanical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (48.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (14.29%) CATIA
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.43%) AutoCAD
4 3 (8.57%) Siemens NX
5 2 (5.71%) Solid Edge
6 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
General
1 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.43%) Automotive
4 3 (8.57%) Avionics
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Ergonomics
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.86%) Photography
2 1 (2.86%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) CAD
2 5 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (8.57%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.71%) Stress Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Industrial Design
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) SEO
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) HNC
2 6 (17.14%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Autodesk
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
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