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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 842 886 883
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 58 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 5
Average salary £33,750 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £36,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -23.68%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015 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 31 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
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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 +48 56 £32,500 -7.14% 29
East Midlands - 17 £27,500 - 1
South East +21 15 £35,000 - 12
East of England +13 9 £28,000 -34.11% 1
Berkshire +13 8 - -
Northamptonshire - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 5 - -
South West -5 5 - - 11
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 - 4
Cambridge +17 4 - -
North West +12 4 - - 3
West Midlands - 4 £26,500 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - - 1
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Surrey +3 2 - -
Suffolk +1 2 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £36,500 -
Oxford - 2 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £36,500 -
Halifax - 2 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £31,750 - 1
Dorset +2 1 - - 1

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (71.43%) CAD
2 49 (63.64%) SOLIDWORKS
3 41 (53.25%) Manufacturing
4 29 (37.66%) Degree
5 17 (22.08%) Finite Element Analysis
6 15 (19.48%) 3D Modelling
6 15 (19.48%) HNC
6 15 (19.48%) HND
7 10 (12.99%) Autodesk
8 9 (11.69%) AutoCAD
8 9 (11.69%) Electronics
8 9 (11.69%) Aerospace
8 9 (11.69%) PTC Creo
9 8 (10.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 6 (7.79%) Games
10 6 (7.79%) Automotive
10 6 (7.79%) Legal
10 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (6.49%) CATIA
12 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.19%) MS Office
12 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.90%) Project Management
13 3 (3.90%) Siemens NX
13 3 (3.90%) Avionics
13 3 (3.90%) Stress Analysis
14 2 (2.60%) Industrial Design
14 2 (2.60%) FMCG
14 2 (2.60%) Change Control

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (63.64%) SOLIDWORKS
2 9 (11.69%) AutoCAD
2 9 (11.69%) PTC Creo
3 8 (10.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 5 (6.49%) CATIA
5 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.19%) MS Office
5 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
6 3 (3.90%) Siemens NX
7 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.30%) Solid Edge
7 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Business One
General
1 41 (53.25%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.69%) Electronics
2 9 (11.69%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.79%) Automotive
3 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 6 (7.79%) Games
3 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.90%) Avionics
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.60%) Ergonomics
1 2 (2.60%) FMCG
1 2 (2.60%) User Experience
2 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.30%) Photography
2 1 (1.30%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) CAD
2 17 (22.08%) Finite Element Analysis
3 15 (19.48%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (3.90%) Stress Analysis
4 3 (3.90%) Project Management
5 2 (2.60%) PDM
5 2 (2.60%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (2.60%) Industrial Design
5 2 (2.60%) Change Control
5 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.30%) Pay per click
6 1 (1.30%) Time Management
6 1 (1.30%) Data Management
6 1 (1.30%) SEO
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Degree
2 15 (19.48%) HNC
2 15 (19.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Autodesk
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) EMC
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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