The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 880 862 898
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 31 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.013% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 3
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £47,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 31 £41,250 -13.15% 31
East of England +2 10 £42,500 - 5
South East -6 9 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Oxfordshire +11 6 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Oxford - 6 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -11 4 £42,500 - 1
London - 4 £48,750 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands -12 2 - - 6
South West - 2 £40,000 - 5
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
North West -5 1 - - 5
Hampshire -8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £28,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £36,000 - 1
Colchester - 1 £36,000 - 1
Derby - 1 - - 2
Doncaster - 1 £42,500 -

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (61.36%) Degree
2 49 (55.68%) CAD
3 45 (51.14%) SolidWorks
4 33 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 20 (22.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 20 (22.73%) Electronics
6 18 (20.45%) Finite Element Analysis
7 15 (17.05%) Automotive
8 14 (15.91%) Project Management
8 14 (15.91%) Chartered Engineer
9 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.23%) Aerospace
10 9 (10.23%) CATIA
11 8 (9.09%) AutoCAD
11 8 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
12 7 (7.95%) Stress Analysis
13 6 (6.82%) Solid Edge
13 6 (6.82%) PhD
14 5 (5.68%) HNC
14 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.68%) EMC
14 5 (5.68%) ANSYS
14 5 (5.68%) Logistics
15 4 (4.55%) TETRA
15 4 (4.55%) Project Planning
15 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
15 4 (4.55%) Robotics
15 4 (4.55%) Autodesk
15 4 (4.55%) HND

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (22.73%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 9 (10.23%) CATIA
3 8 (9.09%) AutoCAD
4 6 (6.82%) Solid Edge
5 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.27%) Windchill
6 2 (2.27%) MS Project
6 2 (2.27%) MS Office
6 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) TETRA
1 4 (4.55%) DECT
2 1 (1.14%) 802.11
2 1 (1.14%) Wireless
2 1 (1.14%) LTE
General
1 33 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 20 (22.73%) Electronics
3 15 (17.05%) Automotive
4 9 (10.23%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.27%) Military
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Robotics
1 4 (4.55%) Handset
2 2 (2.27%) Mechatronics
2 2 (2.27%) Physics
2 2 (2.27%) Ergonomics
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) CAD
2 18 (20.45%) Finite Element Analysis
3 14 (15.91%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (7.95%) Stress Analysis
6 5 (5.68%) Logistics
7 4 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Validation
7 4 (4.55%) Product Management
8 3 (3.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (2.27%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.27%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.27%) Change Control
10 1 (1.14%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.14%) PLM
10 1 (1.14%) PDM
10 1 (1.14%) CAE
10 1 (1.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (61.36%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) Chartered Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) PhD
5 5 (5.68%) HNC
6 4 (4.55%) HND
7 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (51.14%) SolidWorks
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) EMC
2 5 (5.68%) ANSYS
3 4 (4.55%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.14%) Intel
4 1 (1.14%) Siemens
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £38k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical, holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive, Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago