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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 841 931 960
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 40 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.042% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 13
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -2.59%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +68 39 £32,250 -14.00% 21
West Midlands +7 10 £34,250 -6.16% 1
London - 10 £26,500 -
South East +63 6 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £32,000 -28.88% 6
Worcestershire -3 3 £31,500 +3.27% 1
East of England -6 3 £32,000 -28.88% 7
North West -18 3 £30,000 -16.08% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 3 - - 1
Dorset +26 2 £32,500 -16.12%
South West +1 2 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Ely -1 2 - -
Birmingham -9 2 £32,500 -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 2 £32,500 -
Redditch - 2 £31,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Weybridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +49 1 - -
Reading +34 1 - -
Cambridge +12 1 £32,000 -28.88% 6
Worcester -7 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £36,500 - 1
Flintshire - 1 £31,500 -

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 28 (43.75%) Manufacturing
1 28 (43.75%) CAD
2 26 (40.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 26 (40.63%) Degree
3 20 (31.25%) HNC
4 18 (28.13%) Electronics
5 12 (18.75%) HND
6 10 (15.63%) SLA
7 8 (12.50%) Finance
8 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.94%) Finite Element Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) CAE
8 7 (10.94%) Prototyping
9 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
9 6 (9.38%) Validation
10 5 (7.81%) Automotive
10 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) EPoS
11 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
11 4 (6.25%) PTC Creo
11 4 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (4.69%) QMS
12 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (4.69%) Siemens NX
12 3 (4.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 3 (4.69%) Business Development
12 3 (4.69%) Siemens
12 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management

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 26 (40.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (6.25%) PTC Creo
3 3 (4.69%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (4.69%) Siemens NX
4 2 (3.13%) CATIA
4 2 (3.13%) Solid Edge
5 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.56%) MS Office
5 1 (1.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) LTE
1 2 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
2 1 (1.56%) DSL
2 1 (1.56%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (43.75%) Manufacturing
2 18 (28.13%) Electronics
3 8 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.25%) EPoS
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Mechatronics
4 1 (1.56%) Robotics
4 1 (1.56%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) CAD
2 7 (10.94%) CAE
2 7 (10.94%) Finite Element Analysis
2 7 (10.94%) Prototyping
2 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.38%) Validation
4 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 4 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (4.69%) Business Development
6 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) QMS
6 3 (4.69%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Line Management
8 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.56%) V-Model
8 1 (1.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C++
2 2 (3.13%) C
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Degree
2 20 (31.25%) HNC
3 12 (18.75%) HND
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Siemens
2 2 (3.13%) EMC
2 2 (3.13%) PTC
2 2 (3.13%) Telelogic
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k+ plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Pension + BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 23 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago