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The median annual salary for a Mechanical Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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

Mechanical Engineer
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 279 252 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 10 7 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
10th Percentile £50,875 - -
25th Percentile £52,500 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 - -
75th Percentile £67,500 - -
90th Percentile - - -
South East median annual salary £60,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. 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
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies in the Thames Valley with a recognized job title 6,971 5,662 3,531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.39% 92.93% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,112 3,803 2,931
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,284
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,869 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.10% +2.61% +5.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £76,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Mechanical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings that featured Mechanical Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Mechanical Engineer in the Thames Valley

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Mechanical Engineer in the Thames Valley

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Mechanical Engineer in the Thames Valley

Mechanical Engineer
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Oxfordshire -14 10 £60,000 - 3
Mechanical Engineer
South East

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Mechanical Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Thames Valley region featuring Mechanical Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) CAD
2 9 (90.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Data Privacy
2 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 9 (90.00%) Siemens
2 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive

Mechanical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
General
1 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) CAD
2 9 (90.00%) Data Privacy
2 9 (90.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Siemens