The median annual salary for a Mechanical Engineer was £36,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Engineer
UK / England
Rank 798 910 905
Rank change year-on-year +112 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 25 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.013% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 25
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.12% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

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 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +35 9 £32,500 -18.75% 3
London +72 5 £72,500 - 2
Yorkshire +25 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West - 5 £36,000 -
South West +14 1 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Mechanical Engineer
UK

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 28 (44.44%) CAD
2 27 (42.86%) HND
3 25 (39.68%) Degree
4 23 (36.51%) Manufacturing
5 20 (31.75%) HNC
6 19 (30.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 15 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (19.05%) Autodesk Inventor
9 10 (15.87%) Finite Element Analysis
9 10 (15.87%) Electronics
10 9 (14.29%) Prototyping
11 8 (12.70%) SLA
12 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 6 (9.52%) Finance
13 6 (9.52%) Aerospace
13 6 (9.52%) Autodesk
13 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
14 5 (7.94%) Siemens NX
14 5 (7.94%) PTC Creo
14 5 (7.94%) Siemens
15 4 (6.35%) AutoCAD
15 4 (6.35%) MS Office
15 4 (6.35%) CAE
15 4 (6.35%) Automotive
15 4 (6.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
15 4 (6.35%) Business Development
15 4 (6.35%) 3D Modelling
15 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (30.16%) SOLIDWORKS
2 12 (19.05%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (7.94%) PTC Creo
3 5 (7.94%) Siemens NX
4 4 (6.35%) AutoCAD
4 4 (6.35%) MS Office
4 4 (6.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
5 2 (3.17%) Solid Edge
5 2 (3.17%) Windchill
6 1 (1.59%) CATIA
6 1 (1.59%) Mathcad
6 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LTE
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (36.51%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.87%) Electronics
3 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.52%) Aerospace
4 6 (9.52%) Finance
5 4 (6.35%) Automotive
6 2 (3.17%) Billing
6 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.76%) EPoS
4 2 (3.17%) Life Science
4 2 (3.17%) Robotics
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) CAD
2 15 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (15.87%) Finite Element Analysis
4 9 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 4 (6.35%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (6.35%) Business Development
5 4 (6.35%) CAE
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 1 (1.59%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.59%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Management
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) Project Management
7 1 (1.59%) QMS
7 1 (1.59%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) HND
2 25 (39.68%) Degree
3 20 (31.75%) HNC
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) DO-160
4 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Autodesk
2 5 (7.94%) Siemens
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Telelogic
4 1 (1.59%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) PTC
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