The table below looks at the statistics for the Mechanical 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 879 866 883
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 32 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.027% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -36 32 £40,000 -5.88% 34
East of England -11 13 £40,000 -4.19% 2
Cambridge +5 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South East -9 11 £40,500 -10.00% 13
Oxfordshire - 7 - - 5
North West - 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £41,000 +21.48% 3
South West -8 2 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Devon - 2 £40,000 - 5
Altrincham - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +13 1 - -
London +7 1 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -20 1 £45,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mechanical 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 55 (73.33%) CAD
2 49 (65.33%) Degree
3 37 (49.33%) Manufacturing
4 35 (46.67%) SolidWorks
5 17 (22.67%) Electronics
6 14 (18.67%) Project Management
7 13 (17.33%) AutoCAD
8 12 (16.00%) Autodesk
9 11 (14.67%) Stress Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Finite Element Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Military
10 8 (10.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 8 (10.67%) HND
10 8 (10.67%) Validation
11 7 (9.33%) EMC
11 7 (9.33%) Chemistry
11 7 (9.33%) Solid Edge
11 7 (9.33%) 3D Modelling
11 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.00%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (8.00%) HNC
12 6 (8.00%) Aerospace
13 5 (6.67%) Automotive
13 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.67%) PLM
13 5 (6.67%) CorelDRAW
13 5 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (6.67%) Industrial Design
14 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mechanical 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (17.33%) AutoCAD
2 8 (10.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 7 (9.33%) Solid Edge
4 5 (6.67%) CorelDRAW
5 4 (5.33%) Windchill
5 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (4.00%) MS Office
7 2 (2.67%) MS Project
7 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (1.33%) Revit
8 1 (1.33%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) DECT
1 1 (1.33%) 802.11
1 1 (1.33%) Wireless
1 1 (1.33%) TETRA
1 1 (1.33%) LTE
General
1 37 (49.33%) Manufacturing
2 17 (22.67%) Electronics
3 8 (10.67%) Military
4 6 (8.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (6.67%) Automotive
6 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Finance
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) COM
1 1 (1.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Chemistry
2 6 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (5.33%) Statistics
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Robotics
5 2 (2.67%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.67%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.33%) Physics
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) CAD
2 14 (18.67%) Project Management
3 11 (14.67%) Stress Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Finite Element Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Validation
5 7 (9.33%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (6.67%) PLM
7 5 (6.67%) Industrial Design
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.00%) Coaching
9 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.00%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma
10 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (65.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) HND
3 6 (8.00%) HNC
4 5 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Postgraduate
5 3 (4.00%) PhD
6 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) SolidWorks
2 12 (16.00%) Autodesk
3 7 (9.33%) EMC
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.33%) Minitab
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Siemens
7 1 (1.33%) Google
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