The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mechatronics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mechatronics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechatronics
Rank 863 886 875
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mechatronics 15 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.017% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 7
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +46.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mechatronics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mechatronics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mechatronics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mechatronics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechatronics within the UK.

Mechatronics Salary Trend in the UK

Mechatronics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechatronics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Mechatronics Salary Histogram in the UK

Mechatronics
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechatronics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 15 £38,500 -30.00% 5
East of England -6 8 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Cambridge - 7 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £38,500 +10.00%
Coventry - 4 £38,500 -
York - 3 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -

Mechatronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Mechatronics also 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 that cited Mechatronics.

1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) Robotics
3 10 (43.48%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) C
5 8 (34.78%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) OOD
6 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
6 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
8 5 (21.74%) Simulink
9 4 (17.39%) MathWorks
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Automotive
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (17.39%) Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection

Mechatronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Mechatronics also 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 that cited Mechatronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Games
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Graduate
2 7 (30.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Designer
5 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
6 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (43.48%) Robotics
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.04%) CAN bus
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) OOD
2 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Image Processing
3 4 (17.39%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.35%) SysML
5 1 (4.35%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) MathWorks
2 3 (13.04%) Atmel
3 1 (4.35%) Altera
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
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