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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Design Engineer
Rank 861 882 875
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 17 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,662
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,662
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.53%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Mechanical Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 18 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 30 January 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
(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 +3 17 £40,000 +14.28% 28
East of England -7 6 £40,000 -12.08% 1
North West - 5 £35,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridge -3 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Warrington - 4 £35,000 - 1
South East -26 3 £46,000 +38.34% 9
East Midlands +20 2 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £46,000 +46.03%
Stowmarket - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 -
Derby - 2 £30,000 -
London - 1 £48,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (80.95%) CAD
2 23 (54.76%) Degree
3 21 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (30.95%) Autodesk
5 12 (28.57%) SolidWorks
6 10 (23.81%) AutoCAD
7 8 (19.05%) HND
7 8 (19.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 7 (16.67%) MS Office
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.29%) Electronics
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (11.90%) EMC
10 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.90%) HNC
10 5 (11.90%) CorelDRAW
10 5 (11.90%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (11.90%) QA
10 5 (11.90%) Industrial Design
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.52%) Document Management
11 4 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
11 4 (9.52%) Robotics
11 4 (9.52%) Project Management
11 4 (9.52%) MS Project
11 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
12 3 (7.14%) SAP
12 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
12 3 (7.14%) Validation

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (23.81%) AutoCAD
2 8 (19.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 7 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
4 5 (11.90%) CorelDRAW
5 4 (9.52%) MS Project
6 3 (7.14%) Windchill
6 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (4.76%) CATIA
8 1 (2.38%) NASTRAN
8 1 (2.38%) Solid Edge
General
1 21 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.14%) Avionics
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (9.52%) Robotics
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) CAD
2 5 (11.90%) Industrial Design
2 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.52%) Document Management
3 4 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Validation
4 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.14%) PLM
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (7.14%) Hazard Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) CAE
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (2.38%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.38%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) 3D Modelling
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) HND
3 5 (11.90%) HNC
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Autodesk
2 12 (28.57%) SolidWorks
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Minitab
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