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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 896 972
Rank change year-on-year +44 +76  
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 18 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 13
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,440 £40,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Finite Element Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Finite Element Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 29 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South East - 4 £34,106 - 3
West Midlands +10 3 £30,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +8 3 £37,000 +5.71%
East of England - 3 £35,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 3 £35,000 - 1
Watford - 3 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £37,000 +5.71%
London +11 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Brighouse -2 2 £37,000 +5.71%
Birmingham - 2 £30,000 -
Chester - 2 £32,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,750 -
North West - 2 £32,750 -
West End of London - 2 £35,000 -
Hucknall - 1 £40,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £38,212 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £30,000 -
Horsham - 1 £30,000 -
Coventry - 1 £31,500 -
Brighton - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (51.22%) Degree
2 18 (43.90%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) Mathematics
4 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
4 14 (34.15%) CAD
5 12 (29.27%) CAE
5 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
5 12 (29.27%) Algorithms
6 11 (26.83%) HND
7 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (24.39%) AutoCAD
7 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) SOLIDWORKS
8 9 (21.95%) PhD
8 9 (21.95%) HNC
9 8 (19.51%) C#
9 8 (19.51%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) ANSYS
10 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
10 7 (17.07%) OO
10 7 (17.07%) Python
10 7 (17.07%) Fortran
10 7 (17.07%) .NET
10 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
10 7 (17.07%) ATL
10 7 (17.07%) COM
10 7 (17.07%) Data Structures

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) AutoCAD
2 9 (21.95%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (12.20%) Autodesk Inventor
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (9.76%) PTC Creo
5 3 (7.32%) Siemens NX
6 2 (4.88%) Abaqus
6 2 (4.88%) Mathcad
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (2.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (2.44%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (29.27%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Design Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Mechanical Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Development Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) MATLAB Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Process Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Assistant Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) CAD Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.44%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
1 7 (17.07%) ATL
1 7 (17.07%) COM
2 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
2 4 (9.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 12 (29.27%) Algorithms
3 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.76%) 3D Printing
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Mathematics
2 14 (34.15%) CAD
3 12 (29.27%) CAE
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.07%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) Physics
7 5 (12.20%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 5 (12.20%) Signal Processing
8 4 (9.76%) Document Management
9 3 (7.32%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.88%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (4.88%) PDM
10 2 (4.88%) PLM
10 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) Fortran
3 7 (17.07%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) HND
3 9 (21.95%) HNC
3 9 (21.95%) PhD
4 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (17.07%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) ANSYS
3 3 (7.32%) Autodesk
4 2 (4.88%) PTC
4 2 (4.88%) Siemens
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