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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 847 864 877
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 47 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 10
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,250 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +41 46 £40,000 -15.78% 28
South East +6 19 £40,000 -15.78% 8
East of England +6 9 £32,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £32,500 -
Oxford - 6 £42,500 -
Devon - 5 £40,000 -
South West - 5 £40,000 - 7
Hampshire -9 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,750 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Newton Abbot - 4 £42,500 -
North West -15 3 £30,000 - 4
Winchester - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -9 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £42,500 -
Doncaster - 2 £37,500 -
London - 2 £48,750 -
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 £28,500 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (63.86%) CAD
2 51 (61.45%) Degree
3 37 (44.58%) SolidWorks
4 32 (38.55%) Manufacturing
5 15 (18.07%) Finite Element Analysis
5 15 (18.07%) AutoCAD
6 13 (15.66%) Electronics
6 13 (15.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 12 (14.46%) Autodesk
7 12 (14.46%) Project Management
8 11 (13.25%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) EMC
10 8 (9.64%) Stress Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) 3D Modelling
11 7 (8.43%) Aerospace
11 7 (8.43%) Automotive
11 7 (8.43%) Validation
12 6 (7.23%) HND
12 6 (7.23%) Industrial Design
12 6 (7.23%) Solid Edge
13 5 (6.02%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (6.02%) Windchill
13 5 (6.02%) CorelDRAW
13 5 (6.02%) PhD
13 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.02%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
14 4 (4.82%) HNC
14 4 (4.82%) PLM
14 4 (4.82%) Logistics

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (18.07%) AutoCAD
2 13 (15.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (7.23%) Solid Edge
4 5 (6.02%) Windchill
4 5 (6.02%) CorelDRAW
5 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
5 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (3.61%) MS Office
7 2 (2.41%) CATIA
8 1 (1.20%) NASTRAN
8 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) TETRA
1 3 (3.61%) DECT
2 1 (1.20%) LTE
2 1 (1.20%) 802.11
2 1 (1.20%) Wireless
General
1 32 (38.55%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.66%) Electronics
3 7 (8.43%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.43%) Automotive
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.41%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Handset
4 2 (2.41%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.41%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.41%) Robotics
4 2 (2.41%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) CAD
2 15 (18.07%) Finite Element Analysis
3 12 (14.46%) Project Management
4 8 (9.64%) Stress Analysis
5 7 (8.43%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (8.43%) Validation
6 6 (7.23%) Industrial Design
7 5 (6.02%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (4.82%) PLM
8 4 (4.82%) Logistics
8 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.82%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.61%) Coaching
9 3 (3.61%) Product Management
9 3 (3.61%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (61.45%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (7.23%) HND
4 5 (6.02%) PhD
5 4 (4.82%) HNC
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) SolidWorks
2 12 (14.46%) Autodesk
3 9 (10.84%) EMC
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.20%) Intel
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Salary: £50000 - £53500 per annum + Benifits
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