The table below looks at the statistics for the Mechanical Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mechanical Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 871 873 878
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 25 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 8
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mechanical Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mechanical Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
England +7 24 £37,500 -1.31% 4
South East +1 12 £35,000 -2.77% 2
South West - 5 £40,000 -
Devon - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Newton Abbot - 4 £42,500 -
North West -19 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -2 2 - -
East of England -17 2 £40,000 - 1
Winchester - 2 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -5 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands -18 1 £25,000 -18.03%
Doncaster - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mechanical Design 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 Design Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (80.00%) CAD
2 23 (57.50%) Degree
3 17 (42.50%) SolidWorks
3 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (30.00%) Autodesk
5 11 (27.50%) AutoCAD
6 7 (17.50%) EMC
6 7 (17.50%) HND
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Electronics
7 6 (15.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 5 (12.50%) Industrial Design
8 5 (12.50%) CorelDRAW
8 5 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (12.50%) HNC
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.00%) PLM
9 4 (10.00%) Windchill
9 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Hazard Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office
11 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
11 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
11 2 (5.00%) Automotive
11 2 (5.00%) Validation

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mechanical Design 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 Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (27.50%) AutoCAD
2 6 (15.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (12.50%) CorelDRAW
4 4 (10.00%) Windchill
4 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (7.50%) MS Office
6 1 (2.50%) MS Project
6 1 (2.50%) Solid Edge
6 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.50%) NASTRAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) 802.11
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
1 1 (2.50%) LTE
General
1 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Avionics
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
2 2 (5.00%) Robotics
2 2 (5.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (5.00%) Ergonomics
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) CAD
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Industrial Design
4 4 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) PLM
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.50%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Stress Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.50%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) CAE
7 1 (2.50%) PDM
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Management
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) HND
3 5 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) SolidWorks
2 12 (30.00%) Autodesk
3 7 (17.50%) EMC
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Minitab
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