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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 892 909 928
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 22 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.065% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.067% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 33
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £26,050 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 29 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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 21 £38,000 +8.57% 9
West Midlands -6 10 £36,250 +36.79% 1
Coventry - 5 £37,500 - 1
South East +7 3 £38,500 -0.64% 5
West Yorkshire +17 2 £38,000 +8.57%
Yorkshire +16 2 £38,000 +8.57% 1
East of England +7 2 £41,500 +22.96% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £36,250 +31.81%
South West -7 2 £40,250 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £38,750 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +13 1 £31,500 +18.86%
Nottingham +12 1 £42,500 -
Dorset +9 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £42,500 -
Reading +4 1 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - -
Cambridge +2 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire -13 1 £38,500 -0.64%
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £33,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,500 -
Rutland - 1 £30,000 -
Warwick - 1 £50,000 -
Redditch - 1 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £41,500 -

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 27 (55.10%) Manufacturing
3 26 (53.06%) CAD
4 25 (51.02%) SOLIDWORKS
5 18 (36.73%) Electronics
6 11 (22.45%) Finite Element Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) CAE
8 8 (16.33%) HND
9 7 (14.29%) HNC
9 7 (14.29%) EMC
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) Validation
9 7 (14.29%) AutoCAD
10 6 (12.24%) Marketing
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) 3D Modelling
10 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) PTC Creo
11 5 (10.20%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
12 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
13 3 (6.12%) Feasibility Study
13 3 (6.12%) Coaching
13 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
13 3 (6.12%) PhD
13 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.12%) Software Testing

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 25 (51.02%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (14.29%) AutoCAD
3 5 (10.20%) PTC Creo
4 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
5 2 (4.08%) CATIA
5 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.04%) LightWave 3D
6 1 (2.04%) MS Office
6 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Broadband
1 1 (2.04%) DSL
1 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.04%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (2.04%) SDH
1 1 (2.04%) SONET
1 1 (2.04%) SS7
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) xDSL
General
1 27 (55.10%) Manufacturing
2 18 (36.73%) Electronics
3 10 (20.41%) Finance
4 6 (12.24%) Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.08%) Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Physics
2 2 (4.08%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) 3D Printing
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Mechatronics
3 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) CAD
2 11 (22.45%) Finite Element Analysis
3 10 (20.41%) CAE
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (14.29%) Validation
5 6 (12.24%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
8 3 (6.12%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.04%) Business Development
9 1 (2.04%) Data Management
9 1 (2.04%) Industrial Design
9 1 (2.04%) PDM
9 1 (2.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) C++
1 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) HND
3 7 (14.29%) HNC
4 3 (6.12%) PhD
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) EMC
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.04%) PTC
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