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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 858 863 891
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 29 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.010% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 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 16 September 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
(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
England -2 28 £40,000 -15.78% 17
South East -15 11 £35,000 -26.31% 4
South West - 6 £40,000 - 5
Devon - 5 £40,000 -
Hampshire -5 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Newton Abbot - 4 £42,500 -
North West -17 3 £30,000 - 2
East of England - 3 £60,000 - 1
Winchester - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -16 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 £37,500 -
London - 2 £48,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £28,500 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £60,000 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Stowmarket - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (72.00%) CAD
2 26 (52.00%) Degree
3 19 (38.00%) Manufacturing
3 19 (38.00%) SolidWorks
4 14 (28.00%) AutoCAD
5 12 (24.00%) Autodesk
5 12 (24.00%) Finite Element Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 7 (14.00%) EMC
7 7 (14.00%) Electronics
8 6 (12.00%) HND
8 6 (12.00%) Stress Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Industrial Design
9 5 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
9 5 (10.00%) CorelDRAW
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management
10 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.00%) HNC
10 4 (8.00%) Windchill
10 4 (8.00%) PLM
10 4 (8.00%) Logistics
10 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.00%) ANSYS
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.00%) MS Office
11 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.00%) Automotive

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (28.00%) AutoCAD
2 9 (18.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (10.00%) CorelDRAW
4 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (8.00%) Windchill
4 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (6.00%) MS Office
6 2 (4.00%) CATIA
7 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (2.00%) NASTRAN
7 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LTE
1 1 (2.00%) 802.11
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
General
1 19 (38.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.00%) Electronics
3 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.00%) Automotive
5 2 (4.00%) Military
6 1 (2.00%) Avionics
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Ergonomics
3 2 (4.00%) Robotics
3 2 (4.00%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) CAD
2 12 (24.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Stress Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Industrial Design
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) PLM
5 4 (8.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.00%) Hazard Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Management
8 1 (2.00%) PDM
8 1 (2.00%) 3D Modelling
8 1 (2.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
8 1 (2.00%) CAE
8 1 (2.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) HND
3 4 (8.00%) HNC
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) SolidWorks
2 12 (24.00%) Autodesk
3 7 (14.00%) EMC
4 4 (8.00%) ANSYS
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
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