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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Engineer
UK
Rank 822 925 911
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 31 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.023% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 24
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +98 30 £38,000 -10.58% 6
Yorkshire +33 6 £38,000 +26.66% 1
South Yorkshire +6 6 £38,000 +26.66%
North West -6 6 £35,500 -5.33%
Sheffield +13 5 - -
West Midlands +4 5 £32,500 -16.12% 1
London - 4 £72,500 -
South East - 4 - -
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 -
East of England +14 2 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Birmingham +5 2 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -17 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Dorset +22 1 £32,500 -13.33%
South West +21 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Cambridge +9 1 £32,000 -28.88% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £43,000 - 1
Ely -1 1 - -
Worcester -9 1 - -
Worcestershire -10 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £38,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £38,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £32,500 -
Deeside - 1 £31,500 -
Leicester - 1 £43,000 - 1

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (42.42%) Degree
2 27 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 27 (40.91%) CAD
3 23 (34.85%) HNC
4 22 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
5 18 (27.27%) HND
6 15 (22.73%) Electronics
7 10 (15.15%) SLA
7 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
8 9 (13.64%) Finite Element Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 8 (12.12%) Finance
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
10 6 (9.09%) CAE
11 5 (7.58%) Automotive
11 5 (7.58%) Siemens
11 5 (7.58%) Validation
11 5 (7.58%) Siemens NX
11 5 (7.58%) PTC Creo
12 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
12 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
12 4 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 4 (6.06%) EPoS
12 4 (6.06%) Project Management
12 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
13 3 (4.55%) AutoCAD
13 3 (4.55%) MS Office
13 3 (4.55%) C++

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 22 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (7.58%) PTC Creo
2 5 (7.58%) Siemens NX
3 4 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (4.55%) AutoCAD
4 3 (4.55%) MS Office
5 2 (3.03%) CATIA
5 2 (3.03%) Solid Edge
5 2 (3.03%) Windchill
6 1 (1.52%) Mathcad
6 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LTE
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) Broadband
2 1 (1.52%) DSL
2 1 (1.52%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 15 (22.73%) Electronics
3 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Automotive
5 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) Life Science
3 2 (3.03%) Robotics
4 1 (1.52%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Mechatronics
4 1 (1.52%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) CAD
2 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
3 9 (13.64%) Finite Element Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) CAE
4 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.58%) Validation
6 4 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Business Development
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.03%) QMS
8 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.03%) Resource Allocation
9 1 (1.52%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
9 1 (1.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) V-Model
9 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) C
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 23 (34.85%) HNC
3 18 (27.27%) HND
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Siemens
2 2 (3.03%) Autodesk
2 2 (3.03%) EMC
2 2 (3.03%) Telelogic
3 1 (1.52%) ANSYS
3 1 (1.52%) PTC
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
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