Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1042 1137 1154
Rank change year-on-year +95 +17 +55
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 20 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.011% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 49
UK median annual salary £42,189 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £37,815 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,875 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,189 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.57% -

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 126,632 149,567 165,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.83% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100,067 119,094 130,969
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 6 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 13 November 2019. 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 +101 20 £42,189 +29.81% 16
UK excluding London +80 20 £42,189 +25.00% 18
South East +58 16 £42,189 -6.25% 1
South West +4 3 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North of England +30 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 17 (85.00%) Manufacturing
2 15 (75.00%) CAD
2 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 12 (60.00%) PDM
3 12 (60.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Resource Management
5 10 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
5 10 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 10 (50.00%) Electronics
5 10 (50.00%) HND
5 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (50.00%) FMEA
5 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 5 (25.00%) Component Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Skype
6 5 (25.00%) DBS Check
6 5 (25.00%) Validation
6 5 (25.00%) Physics
7 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
7 2 (10.00%) PLM
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) CAE
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (10.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
8 1 (5.00%) Mathcad
8 1 (5.00%) Aerospace

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 12 (60.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.00%) Abaqus
2 1 (5.00%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 17 (85.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (50.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) CAD Design Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) CAD Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior CAD Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Stress Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Stress Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) CAD
1 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (60.00%) PDM
3 10 (50.00%) FMEA
3 10 (50.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 10 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Component Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Physics
4 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) CAE
5 2 (10.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) HND
3 5 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA