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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 853 914 871
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 39 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 5
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 28 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 31 July 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
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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 +41 37 £35,000 -12.50% 25
South East +16 19 £40,000 +12.67% 4
East of England +9 9 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Berkshire +12 8 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 5 - - 3
Cambridge +13 4 - - 3
South West -8 4 - - 10
Reading - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £27,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey +17 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £35,000 -2.77%
North West -3 2 - - 3
Glasgow - 2 £36,500 -
Scotland - 2 £36,500 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -16 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (69.23%) CAD
2 31 (59.62%) Manufacturing
3 29 (55.77%) SOLIDWORKS
4 23 (44.23%) Degree
5 10 (19.23%) Autodesk
6 9 (17.31%) Electronics
6 9 (17.31%) Finite Element Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) PTC Creo
7 8 (15.38%) HNC
7 8 (15.38%) HND
7 8 (15.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 7 (13.46%) Legal
8 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Games
9 6 (11.54%) CATIA
9 6 (11.54%) Aerospace
9 6 (11.54%) Automotive
9 6 (11.54%) AutoCAD
10 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.69%) MS Office
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (5.77%) Siemens NX
12 3 (5.77%) Avionics
12 3 (5.77%) Stress Analysis
13 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
13 2 (3.85%) Ergonomics
13 2 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (3.85%) FMCG

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (55.77%) SOLIDWORKS
2 9 (17.31%) PTC Creo
3 8 (15.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (11.54%) CATIA
4 6 (11.54%) AutoCAD
5 4 (7.69%) MS Office
5 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (5.77%) Siemens NX
7 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
General
1 31 (59.62%) Manufacturing
2 9 (17.31%) Electronics
3 7 (13.46%) Legal
4 6 (11.54%) Aerospace
4 6 (11.54%) Automotive
4 6 (11.54%) Games
5 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (5.77%) Avionics
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.85%) Ergonomics
1 2 (3.85%) FMCG
1 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.92%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) CAD
2 9 (17.31%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (5.77%) Stress Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Change Control
5 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Industrial Design
5 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) SEO
6 1 (1.92%) PDM
6 1 (1.92%) Data Management
6 1 (1.92%) Pay per click
6 1 (1.92%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) HNC
2 8 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Autodesk
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) EMC
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