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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
Rank 837 946 912
Rank change year-on-year +109 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 23 10 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.011% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 43
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -53.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00%  

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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Top 20 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 26 March 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 +120 22 £32,500 -13.33% 3
South East +72 14 £30,000 -25.00%
West Sussex - 6 £30,000 -
Horsham - 6 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +4 3 - -
Cheshire - 2 £34,000 -
Coventry - 2 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £51,250 -
Walsall - 2 - -
North West - 2 £34,000 -
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £34,000 -

Finite Element Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (46.51%) CAD
2 17 (39.53%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) Manufacturing
4 14 (32.56%) CAE
4 14 (32.56%) C++
5 11 (25.58%) HND
6 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
6 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) C#
9 7 (16.28%) HNC
9 7 (16.28%) Siemens
9 7 (16.28%) AutoCAD
9 7 (16.28%) Siemens NX
10 6 (13.95%) Autodesk Inventor
10 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
10 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
10 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
10 6 (13.95%) Fortran
10 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
10 6 (13.95%) ATL

Finite Element Analysis
Top Related 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 (2.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) AutoCAD
2 7 (16.28%) Siemens NX
3 6 (13.95%) Autodesk Inventor
3 6 (13.95%) MS Office
4 4 (9.30%) PTC Creo
4 4 (9.30%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (4.65%) Abaqus
5 2 (4.65%) CATIA
6 1 (2.33%) NASTRAN
6 1 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (2.33%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (34.88%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
3 5 (11.63%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Design Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Mechanical Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Development Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Assistant Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) CAD Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
1 6 (13.95%) ATL
1 6 (13.95%) COM
2 5 (11.63%) OpenGL
3 4 (9.30%) Qt
4 1 (2.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.63%) 3D Printing
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) PMI
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) CAD
2 14 (32.56%) CAE
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.95%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Document Management
6 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
6 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.30%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
8 3 (6.98%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.98%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.98%) PLM
9 2 (4.65%) 3D Visualisation
9 2 (4.65%) Human Factors
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C++
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) Fortran
3 6 (13.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) HND
3 7 (16.28%) HNC
4 4 (9.30%) PhD
5 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Siemens
3 5 (11.63%) ANSYS
3 5 (11.63%) Autodesk
4 2 (4.65%) PTC
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