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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 905 911 956
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 26 54 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.051% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 20
Median salary £37,750 £36,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.13% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -15.15%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 24 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 24 July 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 +22 25 £38,000 +4.82% 9
West Midlands +13 17 £38,750 -3.12%
Coventry - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £34,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £38,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £38,000 -
East of England +20 2 £41,500 +31.74% 5
South West +18 2 £40,250 - 1
Warwickshire +9 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Dudley - 2 £41,250 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £41,500 +31.74% 1
Dorset +11 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - - 4
Cambridge -4 1 - - 3
Weymouth - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £33,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,500 -
Halifax - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
Redditch - 1 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Midlands - 1 £33,000 -

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (58.14%) Degree
2 22 (51.16%) CAD
2 22 (51.16%) SOLIDWORKS
3 20 (46.51%) Manufacturing
4 14 (32.56%) Electronics
5 12 (27.91%) Finite Element Analysis
6 8 (18.60%) AutoCAD
7 7 (16.28%) HND
7 7 (16.28%) CAE
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
8 6 (13.95%) HNC
8 6 (13.95%) Marketing
8 6 (13.95%) 3D Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) PTC Creo
9 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) EMC
9 5 (11.63%) Validation
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 4 (9.30%) PhD
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
12 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
12 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
12 2 (4.65%) Automotive
12 2 (4.65%) Pro/ENGINEER

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 (51.16%) SOLIDWORKS
2 8 (18.60%) AutoCAD
3 6 (13.95%) PTC Creo
4 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
5 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.33%) CATIA
6 1 (2.33%) LightWave 3D
6 1 (2.33%) MS Office
6 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.33%) Solid Edge
6 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (2.33%) SDH
1 1 (2.33%) SONET
1 1 (2.33%) SS7
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (46.51%) Manufacturing
2 14 (32.56%) Electronics
3 7 (16.28%) Finance
4 6 (13.95%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) CAD
2 12 (27.91%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (16.28%) CAE
4 6 (13.95%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Coaching
8 2 (4.65%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.65%) QMS
8 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Disruptive Innovation
9 1 (2.33%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) HND
3 6 (13.95%) HNC
4 4 (9.30%) PhD
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ARP4754
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) EMC
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.33%) PTC
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Woking
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago