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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 852 866 857
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 29 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.026% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £31,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 26 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 27 February 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 29 £40,000 - 39
South East -12 11 £38,000 +1.33% 18
East of England +1 10 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Stowmarket - 5 £39,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £39,500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £46,000 +46.03%
Cambridge -3 4 £42,500 - 8
North West - 4 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +29 3 £30,000 -11.76% 3
West Sussex - 3 £18,500 - 3
Burgess Hill - 3 £18,500 - 2
Warrington - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 2 - - 5
Surrey -9 2 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £30,000 -
Derby - 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands -22 1 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Ely - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £40,000 -
Daventry - 1 £39,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £39,000 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 45 (75.00%) CAD
2 36 (60.00%) Degree
3 35 (58.33%) Manufacturing
4 24 (40.00%) SolidWorks
5 17 (28.33%) Electronics
6 13 (21.67%) AutoCAD
6 13 (21.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 13 (21.67%) Finite Element Analysis
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
7 11 (18.33%) HND
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Autodesk
9 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.33%) HNC
9 8 (13.33%) Stress Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.67%) MS Office
10 7 (11.67%) SAP
10 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.67%) Chemistry
10 7 (11.67%) Military
11 6 (10.00%) Robotics
11 6 (10.00%) Finance
12 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
12 5 (8.33%) Automotive
12 5 (8.33%) Legal
12 5 (8.33%) EMC
12 5 (8.33%) QA
12 5 (8.33%) Statistics
12 5 (8.33%) Minitab

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (21.67%) AutoCAD
1 13 (21.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (11.67%) MS Office
4 3 (5.00%) MS Project
4 3 (5.00%) CATIA
5 2 (3.33%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (1.67%) Revit
6 1 (1.67%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DECT
1 1 (1.67%) TETRA
1 1 (1.67%) LTE
General
1 35 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 17 (28.33%) Electronics
3 7 (11.67%) Military
4 6 (10.00%) Finance
5 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 5 (8.33%) Automotive
5 5 (8.33%) Legal
6 3 (5.00%) Avionics
7 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Chemistry
2 6 (10.00%) Robotics
3 5 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.67%) Handset
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) CAD
2 13 (21.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Stress Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.67%) Document Management
7 4 (6.67%) Hazard Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) ERP
8 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.33%) Industrial Design
9 2 (3.33%) Business Development
10 1 (1.67%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (1.67%) Product Management
10 1 (1.67%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
2 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) HND
3 8 (13.33%) HNC
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) PhD
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.67%) VCP4
6 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) SolidWorks
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Autodesk
3 7 (11.67%) SAP
4 5 (8.33%) EMC
4 5 (8.33%) Minitab
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Siemens
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