The median annual salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Design Engineer
England / North West
Rank 244 - 257
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% - 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% - 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median salary £36,000 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.44% -12.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the North West

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the North West

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Mechanical Design Engineer
England

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Mechanical Design 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 North West region featuring Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (50.00%) CAD
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) PTC Creo
3 3 (37.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (37.50%) HND
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 2 (25.00%) Autodesk
4 2 (25.00%) CAE
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) Robotics
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (25.00%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) PTC
5 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (37.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 3 (37.50%) PTC Creo
1 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (25.00%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CAD
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) CAE
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HND
3 2 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (12.50%) PTC