The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 873 864 892
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 32 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £39,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical 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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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 -12 32 £40,000 -15.78% 32
East of England +5 10 £42,500 - 7
South East -8 10 £38,000 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire +7 6 £42,500 +97.67% 3
Oxford - 6 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -4 4 £42,500 -
London -41 4 £48,750 -27.77%
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 6
South West - 3 £40,000 - 4
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire +1 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North West -3 1 - - 4
East Midlands -10 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £28,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 2
Stevenage - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £36,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £36,000 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 53 (60.92%) Degree
2 49 (56.32%) CAD
3 45 (51.72%) SolidWorks
4 32 (36.78%) Manufacturing
5 20 (22.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 20 (22.99%) Electronics
6 18 (20.69%) Finite Element Analysis
7 15 (17.24%) Automotive
8 14 (16.09%) Project Management
9 13 (14.94%) Chartered Engineer
10 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 9 (10.34%) CATIA
11 9 (10.34%) Aerospace
12 8 (9.20%) AutoCAD
12 8 (9.20%) 3D Modelling
13 7 (8.05%) Stress Analysis
14 6 (6.90%) Solid Edge
14 6 (6.90%) PhD
15 5 (5.75%) HNC
15 5 (5.75%) EMC
15 5 (5.75%) Logistics
15 5 (5.75%) ANSYS
16 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
16 4 (4.60%) Risk Analysis
16 4 (4.60%) Robotics
16 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
16 4 (4.60%) TETRA
16 4 (4.60%) Autodesk
16 4 (4.60%) HND
16 4 (4.60%) DECT

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (22.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 9 (10.34%) CATIA
3 8 (9.20%) AutoCAD
4 6 (6.90%) Solid Edge
5 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.30%) Windchill
6 2 (2.30%) MS Project
6 2 (2.30%) MS Office
6 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DECT
1 4 (4.60%) TETRA
2 1 (1.15%) LTE
2 1 (1.15%) 802.11
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
General
1 32 (36.78%) Manufacturing
2 20 (22.99%) Electronics
3 15 (17.24%) Automotive
4 9 (10.34%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Military
7 1 (1.15%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Handset
1 4 (4.60%) Robotics
2 2 (2.30%) Mechatronics
2 2 (2.30%) Physics
2 2 (2.30%) Ergonomics
3 1 (1.15%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.15%) FMCG
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) CAD
2 18 (20.69%) Finite Element Analysis
3 14 (16.09%) Project Management
4 8 (9.20%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (8.05%) Stress Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Logistics
7 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.60%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Product Management
8 3 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (3.45%) Validation
9 2 (2.30%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.30%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.30%) Change Control
10 1 (1.15%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.15%) Industrial Design
10 1 (1.15%) Time Management
10 1 (1.15%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.15%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (60.92%) Degree
2 13 (14.94%) Chartered Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) PhD
5 5 (5.75%) HNC
6 4 (4.60%) HND
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) SolidWorks
2 5 (5.75%) ANSYS
2 5 (5.75%) EMC
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.15%) Intel
4 1 (1.15%) Siemens
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago