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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 868 865 896
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 36 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
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 £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 35 £35,000 -15.15% 25
South East +5 14 £35,000 -17.64% 7
East of England -19 6 £32,500 -21.21% 3
East Midlands +1 5 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Cambridge -4 5 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £32,500 -21.21% 2
South West -17 5 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Devon - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Newton Abbot - 4 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire -3 3 £40,000 -8.57% 3
North West -5 3 £30,000 -
Leicestershire +12 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Manchester -16 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
Derby - 2 £42,500 -
Winchester - 2 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands -22 1 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (72.06%) CAD
2 41 (60.29%) Degree
3 30 (44.12%) Manufacturing
4 29 (42.65%) SolidWorks
5 14 (20.59%) Electronics
6 12 (17.65%) AutoCAD
6 12 (17.65%) Autodesk
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 8 (11.76%) Finite Element Analysis
8 8 (11.76%) Validation
9 7 (10.29%) Automotive
9 7 (10.29%) HND
9 7 (10.29%) EMC
9 7 (10.29%) Solid Edge
9 7 (10.29%) 3D Modelling
10 6 (8.82%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.82%) Industrial Design
11 5 (7.35%) Windchill
11 5 (7.35%) CorelDRAW
11 5 (7.35%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (7.35%) HNC
11 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.35%) Stress Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (5.88%) PLM
12 4 (5.88%) Project Planning

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (17.65%) AutoCAD
2 9 (13.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 7 (10.29%) Solid Edge
4 5 (7.35%) Windchill
4 5 (7.35%) CorelDRAW
4 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
5 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (4.41%) MS Office
7 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.47%) NASTRAN
8 1 (1.47%) MS Project
8 1 (1.47%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TETRA
1 1 (1.47%) Wireless
1 1 (1.47%) 802.11
1 1 (1.47%) DECT
1 1 (1.47%) LTE
General
1 30 (44.12%) Manufacturing
2 14 (20.59%) Electronics
3 7 (10.29%) Automotive
4 6 (8.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Military
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) OLE
1 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Robotics
3 2 (2.94%) Mechatronics
3 2 (2.94%) Ergonomics
3 2 (2.94%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Handset
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) CAD
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (11.76%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (11.76%) Validation
4 7 (10.29%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (8.82%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (8.82%) Industrial Design
6 5 (7.35%) Stress Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) PLM
7 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.41%) Hazard Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.41%) Coaching
9 2 (2.94%) Change Control
9 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) HND
3 6 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) HNC
5 3 (4.41%) PhD
5 3 (4.41%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) SolidWorks
2 12 (17.65%) Autodesk
3 7 (10.29%) EMC
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Minitab
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.47%) Intel
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
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Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, car etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, holidays, pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newport
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Woking
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago