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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 854 849 879
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 26 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.029% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 14
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 19 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 24 December 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 -4 26 £40,000 -5.88% 35
East of England -16 12 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Cambridge +4 11 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South East -11 9 £36,000 -20.00% 13
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 5
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £41,000 +30.15% 3
North West - 2 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Warrington - 2 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 1 - - 2
Berkshire +8 1 £35,000 - 2
London -11 1 £48,000 +6.66% 3
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (76.39%) CAD
2 47 (65.28%) Degree
3 36 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 34 (47.22%) SolidWorks
5 15 (20.83%) Project Management
6 14 (19.44%) Electronics
7 12 (16.67%) AutoCAD
7 12 (16.67%) Autodesk
8 11 (15.28%) Stress Analysis
9 9 (12.50%) HND
9 9 (12.50%) Validation
9 9 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 8 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.72%) HNC
11 7 (9.72%) EMC
11 7 (9.72%) Military
11 7 (9.72%) Chemistry
11 7 (9.72%) Solid Edge
11 7 (9.72%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
13 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
13 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
13 5 (6.94%) CorelDRAW
13 5 (6.94%) Minitab
13 5 (6.94%) PLM
13 5 (6.94%) Industrial Design
13 5 (6.94%) Statistics

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 9 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 7 (9.72%) Solid Edge
4 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
4 5 (6.94%) CorelDRAW
5 4 (5.56%) Windchill
5 4 (5.56%) MS Office
6 2 (2.78%) MS Project
6 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.39%) NASTRAN
7 1 (1.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DECT
1 1 (1.39%) TETRA
General
1 36 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (19.44%) Electronics
3 7 (9.72%) Military
4 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.56%) Automotive
6 2 (2.78%) Finance
7 1 (1.39%) Retail
7 1 (1.39%) Avionics
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) COM
1 1 (1.39%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Chemistry
2 6 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (6.94%) Statistics
4 4 (5.56%) Robotics
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Human Factors
5 2 (2.78%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.39%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) CAD
2 15 (20.83%) Project Management
3 11 (15.28%) Stress Analysis
4 9 (12.50%) Validation
5 8 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
5 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.72%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (6.94%) Industrial Design
8 5 (6.94%) PLM
9 4 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.17%) Six Sigma
10 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.17%) Hazard Analysis
11 2 (2.78%) Coaching
11 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.78%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
1 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (65.28%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) HND
3 7 (9.72%) HNC
4 5 (6.94%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Postgraduate
5 3 (4.17%) PhD
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) SolidWorks
2 12 (16.67%) Autodesk
3 7 (9.72%) EMC
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.94%) Minitab
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Siemens
7 1 (1.39%) Google
Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25 - £29 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c. 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Flexible, Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 12 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Torquay
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago