The median annual salary for a Mechanical Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Mechanical Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 881 922
Rank change year-on-year +51 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 25 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 20
Median salary £31,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £43,750 £42,600
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -19.23% +0.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Mechanical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Mechanical Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mechanical Engineer in England

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Mechanical Engineer in England

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Mechanical Engineer in England

Mechanical Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
West Midlands +15 13 £31,500 -21.25% 5
South West - 8 £31,500 -
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2
East of England -3 1 - - 9
East Midlands - 1 £40,500 - 2
North West - 1 £34,000 -
Mechanical Engineer
UK

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the England region featuring Mechanical Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (59.18%) CAD
2 28 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 26 (53.06%) HND
4 19 (38.78%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
6 13 (26.53%) Autodesk Inventor
7 11 (22.45%) Finite Element Analysis
8 9 (18.37%) HNC
9 8 (16.33%) Prototyping
10 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (12.24%) AutoCAD
10 6 (12.24%) Autodesk
10 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.20%) Electronics
11 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
12 4 (8.16%) PTC Creo
12 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.12%) CAE
13 3 (6.12%) Finance
13 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
14 2 (4.08%) Project Management
14 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (4.08%) Siemens
14 2 (4.08%) NHS
14 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (4.08%) SAP

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 13 (26.53%) Autodesk Inventor
3 6 (12.24%) AutoCAD
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (8.16%) PTC Creo
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (4.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (4.08%) Siemens NX
6 1 (2.04%) CATIA
6 1 (2.04%) Mathcad
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Solid Edge
6 1 (2.04%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
5 3 (6.12%) Finance
6 2 (4.08%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (2.04%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
1 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) CAD
2 11 (22.45%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (16.33%) Prototyping
4 6 (12.24%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) CAE
6 2 (4.08%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (4.08%) Business Development
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (2.04%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Mechatronics
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) HND
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 9 (18.37%) HNC
4 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.08%) MCITP
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) DO-160
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Autodesk
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Siemens
4 1 (2.04%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.04%) PTC
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