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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 888 891 869
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 11 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 13 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 22 December 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 -6 11 £40,000 - 10
Cambridge -2 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -24 4 £40,000 -2.43%
South East -7 3 £46,000 +46.03% 3
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 £35,000 - 1
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £46,000 +46.03%
London -4 1 £48,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (76.92%) CAD
2 23 (58.97%) Degree
3 17 (43.59%) SolidWorks
4 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
5 12 (30.77%) Autodesk
6 9 (23.08%) AutoCAD
7 7 (17.95%) HND
8 6 (15.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 5 (12.82%) Industrial Design
9 5 (12.82%) HNC
9 5 (12.82%) EMC
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) CorelDRAW
9 5 (12.82%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (10.26%) PLM
10 4 (10.26%) Windchill
10 4 (10.26%) Electronics
10 4 (10.26%) Finite Element Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Robotics
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (7.69%) Hazard Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) QA
11 3 (7.69%) Stress Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Validation
11 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
11 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
11 3 (7.69%) MS Excel

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (23.08%) AutoCAD
2 6 (15.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (12.82%) CorelDRAW
4 4 (10.26%) Windchill
5 3 (7.69%) MS Office
5 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 2 (5.13%) MS Project
7 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (2.56%) NASTRAN
7 1 (2.56%) Solid Edge
General
1 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (10.26%) Robotics
3 2 (5.13%) Mechatronics
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) CAD
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Industrial Design
3 4 (10.26%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) PLM
4 3 (7.69%) Validation
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Stress Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (7.69%) Hazard Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.13%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (2.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) HND
3 5 (12.82%) HNC
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) PhD
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) SolidWorks
2 12 (30.77%) Autodesk
3 5 (12.82%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Minitab
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
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