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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 865 871 923
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 31 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.065% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.067% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 33
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +12 30 £35,500 +1.42% 17
West Midlands -7 15 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Coventry - 7 £37,500 -
South East +17 4 £43,000 +22.85% 7
Yorkshire +21 3 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £29,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 2 - - 1
East of England +15 2 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Worcestershire +12 2 £31,500 +18.86%
East Midlands -3 2 £36,250 +31.81% 1
South West -12 2 £40,250 - 2
London - 2 £26,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Redditch - 2 £31,500 -
Surrey +16 1 £47,500 - 3
Cambridge +12 1 - - 3
Reading +10 1 £34,000 -2.85%
Berkshire +9 1 £34,000 -2.85%
Dorset +7 1 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £42,500 -
Nottingham +3 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Rutland - 1 £30,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 - 1
Warwick - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 £47,500 - 1

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 33 (57.89%) Degree
2 31 (54.39%) Manufacturing
3 29 (50.88%) SOLIDWORKS
4 28 (49.12%) CAD
5 21 (36.84%) Electronics
6 11 (19.30%) HNC
6 11 (19.30%) Finite Element Analysis
7 10 (17.54%) HND
7 10 (17.54%) CAE
7 10 (17.54%) Finance
8 9 (15.79%) Project Management
9 7 (12.28%) EMC
9 7 (12.28%) Validation
9 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) Marketing
10 6 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
10 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.77%) Prototyping
11 5 (8.77%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
11 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.77%) AutoCAD
12 3 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
12 3 (5.26%) Coaching
12 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.26%) PTC Creo
12 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint

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 29 (50.88%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (8.77%) AutoCAD
3 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) PTC Creo
4 2 (3.51%) CATIA
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.75%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (1.75%) MS Office
5 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.75%) Solid Edge
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Broadband
1 1 (1.75%) DSL
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) LTE
1 1 (1.75%) SDH
1 1 (1.75%) SONET
1 1 (1.75%) SS7
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
1 1 (1.75%) xDSL
General
1 31 (54.39%) Manufacturing
2 21 (36.84%) Electronics
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 6 (10.53%) Marketing
5 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.51%) Automotive
6 2 (3.51%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.51%) Physics
2 2 (3.51%) Robotics
3 1 (1.75%) 3D Printing
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Mechatronics
3 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) CAD
2 11 (19.30%) Finite Element Analysis
3 10 (17.54%) CAE
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.28%) Validation
6 6 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 5 (8.77%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Business Development
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) QMS
9 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
10 1 (1.75%) V-Model
10 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C#
1 1 (1.75%) C++
1 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) HNC
3 10 (17.54%) HND
4 2 (3.51%) PhD
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) EMC
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) PTC
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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