Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Mechanical Engineer was £39,125 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1131 1164
Rank change year-on-year +8 +33 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 51 67 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.039% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 35
England median annual salary £39,125 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.79% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £25,250 £25,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £41,625 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.93% -6.67% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Mechanical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Mechanical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +20 20 £47,500 +29.25% 11
Midlands +21 13 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South East +46 11 £47,500 +10.47% 2
West Midlands -4 8 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands +44 5 £37,500 +3.45% 2
South West +14 5 £33,750 +3.05% 2
London +17 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +15 1 - - 2
North of England +6 1 - - 3
Mechanical Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (56.86%) CAD
1 29 (56.86%) Manufacturing
2 25 (49.02%) Degree
3 20 (39.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 12 (23.53%) PTC Creo
5 11 (21.57%) HND
6 10 (19.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 8 (15.69%) Finite Element Analysis
8 7 (13.73%) Autodesk Inventor
8 7 (13.73%) Prototyping
8 7 (13.73%) AutoCAD
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) Electronics
9 5 (9.80%) Automotive
9 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.84%) Physics
10 4 (7.84%) HNC
10 4 (7.84%) Aerospace
10 4 (7.84%) Autodesk
10 4 (7.84%) PhD
11 3 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
12 2 (3.92%) Solid Edge
12 2 (3.92%) Legal
12 2 (3.92%) 3D Printing
12 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (3.92%) Validation
12 2 (3.92%) Games
12 2 (3.92%) CATIA
12 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment

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 20 (39.22%) SOLIDWORKS
2 12 (23.53%) PTC Creo
3 10 (19.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 7 (13.73%) AutoCAD
4 7 (13.73%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (3.92%) CATIA
5 2 (3.92%) Solid Edge
General
1 29 (56.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.92%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) German Language
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) 3D Printing
2 2 (3.92%) Robotics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) CAD
2 8 (15.69%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) Prototyping
4 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Physics
6 3 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.96%) ERP
8 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.96%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) HND
3 4 (7.84%) HNC
3 4 (7.84%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Autodesk
2 1 (1.96%) ANSYS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) PTC