Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Mechanical Design Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 548 633
Rank change year-on-year +14 +85 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.029% 0.022% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.023% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
South East median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.38% +10.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £30,850 £31,900 £26,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £53,750 £37,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,989 30,824 39,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,035 25,585 33,568
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the South East

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the South East

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Mechanical Design Engineer in the South East

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Hampshire - 5 £47,500 -
Thames Valley +16 4 £34,000 -6.21% 5
Oxfordshire -13 4 £34,000 -11.69% 3
Mechanical Design Engineer
England

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (88.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 8 (88.89%) PTC Creo
3 6 (66.67%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (66.67%) CAD
4 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) AutoCAD
6 3 (33.33%) HND
7 1 (11.11%) User Experience

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (88.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 8 (88.89%) PTC Creo
2 6 (66.67%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (33.33%) AutoCAD
General
1 9 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CAD
2 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HND