Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1127 1159 1186
Rank change year-on-year +32 +27 +108
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 13 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.028% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 52 23
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,700
90th Percentile £43,650 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.76% +6.52%

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 145,877 165,074 169,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.58% 91.89% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 115,394 131,109 140,507
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,696
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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
Top 11 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 14 December 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
UK excluding London +17 13 £32,500 -7.14% 32
England +48 12 £32,500 -7.14% 31
East of England +19 5 £32,500 -
Midlands +35 3 - - 11
East Midlands +24 2 - - 5
South West +20 2 £37,500 +25.00% 3
North of England +27 1 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Yorkshire +11 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
South East +9 1 - - 13
Scotland -8 1 £41,000 -21.90%
West Midlands - 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Finite Element Analysis.

1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Physics
2 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) PhD
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
3 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
4 3 (23.08%) Data Science
4 3 (23.08%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) CAD
4 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) CAE
5 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (7.69%) FMEA
6 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making

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 2 (15.38%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) MATLAB Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Process Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Physics
2 4 (30.77%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
3 3 (23.08%) CAD
3 3 (23.08%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Science
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) CAE
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Ergonomics
5 1 (7.69%) FMEA
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) PhD
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ANSYS
1 1 (7.69%) Huawei
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP