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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 866 862 887
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 39 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.012% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,750 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%

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
110459 102962 113755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.21% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89415 85315 97320
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 £26,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +21 39 £40,000 -15.78% 40
South East -2 13 £37,500 -21.05% 7
East of England -5 9 £42,500 - 7
Oxfordshire +17 6 £42,500 +97.67% 2
Oxford - 6 £42,500 -
East Midlands -4 5 £38,750 +29.16% 5
Hertfordshire -5 4 £42,500 -
South West - 4 £40,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 4 £37,500 - 6
Cambridge - 4 £37,500 - 6
London - 3 £48,750 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 - 3
Hampshire +1 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Loughborough -1 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Leicestershire -6 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 3
Winchester - 2 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Newton Abbot - 2 £40,000 -
Derby - 2 £42,500 - 2
Doncaster - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
Devon - 2 £40,000 -
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
North West -11 1 £30,000 - 6
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £28,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 55 (61.80%) Degree
2 50 (56.18%) CAD
3 44 (49.44%) SolidWorks
4 30 (33.71%) Manufacturing
5 19 (21.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 19 (21.35%) Electronics
6 15 (16.85%) Finite Element Analysis
7 14 (15.73%) Chartered Engineer
7 14 (15.73%) Project Management
8 11 (12.36%) Automotive
9 10 (11.24%) AutoCAD
10 9 (10.11%) Stress Analysis
11 8 (8.99%) Aerospace
12 7 (7.87%) Autodesk
12 7 (7.87%) EMC
12 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.87%) 3D Modelling
13 6 (6.74%) Solid Edge
13 6 (6.74%) HNC
13 6 (6.74%) PhD
13 6 (6.74%) Validation
13 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.62%) Logistics
14 5 (5.62%) CATIA
14 5 (5.62%) ANSYS
14 5 (5.62%) HND
15 4 (4.49%) DECT
15 4 (4.49%) Handset
15 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
15 4 (4.49%) Risk Analysis

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 19 (21.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 10 (11.24%) AutoCAD
3 6 (6.74%) Solid Edge
4 5 (5.62%) CATIA
5 4 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (4.49%) Windchill
6 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
6 3 (3.37%) MS Office
7 2 (2.25%) MS Project
7 2 (2.25%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DECT
1 4 (4.49%) TETRA
2 1 (1.12%) LTE
2 1 (1.12%) Wireless
2 1 (1.12%) 802.11
General
1 30 (33.71%) Manufacturing
2 19 (21.35%) Electronics
3 11 (12.36%) Automotive
4 8 (8.99%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Military
7 1 (1.12%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Handset
2 3 (3.37%) Robotics
3 2 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.25%) Mechatronics
3 2 (2.25%) Ergonomics
3 2 (2.25%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) Physics
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) CAD
2 15 (16.85%) Finite Element Analysis
3 14 (15.73%) Project Management
4 9 (10.11%) Stress Analysis
5 7 (7.87%) 3D Modelling
6 6 (6.74%) Validation
7 5 (5.62%) Logistics
8 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.49%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Product Management
8 4 (4.49%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (3.37%) Industrial Design
9 3 (3.37%) PLM
10 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma
10 2 (2.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.25%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.25%) Change Control
11 1 (1.12%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (1.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.12%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (61.80%) Degree
2 14 (15.73%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) HNC
4 6 (6.74%) PhD
5 5 (5.62%) HND
6 2 (2.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) SolidWorks
2 7 (7.87%) Autodesk
2 7 (7.87%) EMC
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) ANSYS
5 1 (1.12%) Intel
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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