Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Finite Element Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finite Element Analysis over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1213 1274
Rank change year-on-year +55 +61 +26
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 48 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.018% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 14
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -37.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,500 £99,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.45% -23.33%

Finite Element Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Finite Element Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Finite Element Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis.

Salary trend for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis within the UK 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
England +47 44 £35,000 -12.50% 9
UK excluding London +52 43 £35,000 - 9
South East +57 14 £38,212 +9.18% 2
East of England - 13 £32,500 - 3
Midlands +36 7 £40,000 +10.34% 1
North of England +17 6 £41,000 +17.14% 2
East Midlands +45 5 £41,250 -25.00%
Yorkshire +23 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
London +20 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +10 2 £30,750 -12.14% 1
Scotland - 2 £52,500 - 1
South West - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Finite Element Analysis.

1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 21 (43.75%) CAD
3 19 (39.58%) Physics
4 18 (37.50%) C++
4 18 (37.50%) PhD
5 17 (35.42%) ANSYS
6 16 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 16 (33.33%) MATLAB
7 15 (31.25%) SOLIDWORKS
7 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
8 14 (29.17%) Signal Processing
9 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
10 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
10 12 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
10 12 (25.00%) LabVIEW
10 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
11 11 (22.92%) AutoCAD
12 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
13 9 (18.75%) CAE
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (16.67%) PLM
14 8 (16.67%) PDM
14 8 (16.67%) Document Management
14 8 (16.67%) 3D Printing
15 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 6 (12.50%) HNC
17 5 (10.42%) PTC
17 5 (10.42%) HND
17 5 (10.42%) Windows

Finite Element Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (31.25%) SOLIDWORKS
2 11 (22.92%) AutoCAD
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (10.42%) Abaqus
4 5 (10.42%) PTC Creo
5 3 (6.25%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (6.25%) NASTRAN
6 2 (4.17%) Simulink
7 1 (2.08%) CATIA
7 1 (2.08%) Siemens NX
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
5 2 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
1 12 (25.00%) Process Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Mechanical Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Assistant Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) CAD Manager
6 4 (8.33%) CAD Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Mechanical Development Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) MFC
1 3 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.67%) 3D Printing
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) CAD
2 19 (39.58%) Physics
3 16 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 14 (29.17%) Signal Processing
5 12 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
5 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 9 (18.75%) CAE
7 8 (16.67%) Document Management
7 8 (16.67%) PDM
7 8 (16.67%) PLM
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.17%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
10 2 (4.17%) Market Research
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.08%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (2.08%) Ergonomics
11 1 (2.08%) Validation
11 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) C++
2 16 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.17%) Fortran
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Delphi
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 18 (37.50%) PhD
3 6 (12.50%) HNC
4 5 (10.42%) HND
5 2 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) ANSYS
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) PTC
4 1 (2.08%) Autodesk