Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1161 1210
Rank change year-on-year +22 +49 +81
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 18 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 19
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +15.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,500 £43,750 £49,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +1.45%

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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 23 October 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 +12 18 £32,500 -7.14% 38
England +13 17 £32,500 -7.14% 39
East of England +27 8 £32,500 - 8
North of England +26 3 £42,500 +14.86% 5
Yorkshire +18 3 £42,500 +3.66% 3
Midlands +18 3 £35,000 -12.50% 11
West Midlands +41 2 £35,000 +16.67% 5
South East -2 2 £45,000 +17.77% 7
South West -4 1 £37,500 +25.00% 6
East Midlands -6 1 - - 6
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (55.56%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 8 (44.44%) PhD
4 7 (38.89%) CAD
4 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
4 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 7 (38.89%) LabVIEW
4 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
4 7 (38.89%) Data Science
4 7 (38.89%) Data Acquisition
4 7 (38.89%) Physics
5 5 (27.78%) Automotive
5 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 4 (22.22%) CAE
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Stress Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) PTC Creo
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) OO

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 4 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (11.11%) PTC Creo
3 1 (5.56%) Abaqus
3 1 (5.56%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.56%) Siemens NX
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Automotive
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) MATLAB Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Process Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Sales Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 7 (38.89%) CAD
3 7 (38.89%) Data Acquisition
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Science
3 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
3 7 (38.89%) Physics
4 4 (22.22%) CAE
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Stress Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) PDM
7 1 (5.56%) PLM
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
1 8 (44.44%) PhD
2 2 (11.11%) HNC
2 2 (11.11%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) ANSYS
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Siemens