The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Mechanical Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Engineer
UK
Rank 837 940 934
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 26 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.013% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 26
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Mechanical Engineer in the job title.

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 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 26 £38,500 -3.75% 13
Yorkshire +35 6 £38,000 +26.66%
West Midlands +33 6 £32,500 -18.75% 3
London - 6 £72,500 - 1
North West - 5 £36,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £38,000 -
South Yorkshire +9 3 £38,000 +26.66%
Coventry - 3 £32,500 -
Sheffield +11 2 - -
Worcestershire -12 2 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Worcester - 2 £38,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
South East +52 1 - - 2
South West +20 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +15 1 - - 1
Bristol 0 1 £37,500 -7.97%
East Midlands -2 1 £43,000 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £43,000 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £43,000 - 1
Barnsley - 1 £38,000 -
Dewsbury - 1 £40,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £38,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £38,000 -

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Mechanical Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mechanical Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (39.39%) CAD
2 24 (36.36%) HND
2 24 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 24 (36.36%) Degree
3 23 (34.85%) HNC
4 18 (27.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 16 (24.24%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (21.21%) Autodesk Inventor
7 11 (16.67%) Electronics
8 10 (15.15%) SLA
8 10 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 8 (12.12%) Prototyping
10 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
10 6 (9.09%) Autodesk
11 5 (7.58%) Automotive
11 5 (7.58%) Finance
11 5 (7.58%) AutoCAD
11 5 (7.58%) Siemens
11 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
11 5 (7.58%) Siemens NX
11 5 (7.58%) PTC Creo
12 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.06%) EPoS
12 4 (6.06%) MS Office
12 4 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
13 3 (4.55%) Solid Edge

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 18 (27.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 14 (21.21%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (7.58%) AutoCAD
3 5 (7.58%) PTC Creo
3 5 (7.58%) Siemens NX
4 4 (6.06%) MS Office
4 4 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (4.55%) Solid Edge
6 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
6 2 (3.03%) Windchill
7 1 (1.52%) CATIA
7 1 (1.52%) Mathcad
7 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LTE
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.67%) Electronics
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.58%) Automotive
5 5 (7.58%) Finance
6 2 (3.03%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) EPoS
4 2 (3.03%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) Robotics
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) CAD
2 16 (24.24%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
4 8 (12.12%) Prototyping
5 4 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.55%) CAE
7 2 (3.03%) Business Development
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
7 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Project Management
7 2 (3.03%) QMS
7 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.03%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
8 1 (1.52%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C
1 2 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Degree
1 24 (36.36%) HND
2 23 (34.85%) HNC
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) DO-160
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Autodesk
2 5 (7.58%) Siemens
3 2 (3.03%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Telelogic
4 1 (1.52%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) PTC
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 32,000 - 38,000 + Superb Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
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Salary: £18,000 per annum car + bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago