Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1097 1177 1151
Rank change year-on-year +80 -26 +133
Permanent jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 16 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.016% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 38
UK median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £55,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +7.86% +4.48% -4.29%

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 132,747 160,018 158,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 91.96% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104,195 128,485 129,503
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Top 8 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 25 June 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
UK excluding London +57 15 £37,750 +7.86% 24
England +88 14 £45,000 +28.57% 22
South West +8 8 £41,250 +33.06% 5
South East +36 4 £44,000 +25.71% 11
Scotland - 2 £27,500 - 4
London +79 1 £62,500 +78.57% 2
North of England +19 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) CAD
3 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
5 4 (25.00%) CAE
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Fortran
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) NASTRAN
6 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
7 2 (12.50%) Havok
7 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

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 6 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (18.75%) NASTRAN
3 1 (6.25%) Abaqus
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.25%) Mathcad
3 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Product Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Fortran Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Fortran Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Havok
1 2 (12.50%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CAD
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) CAE
3 4 (25.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (12.50%) PDM
5 2 (12.50%) PLM
5 2 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Fortran
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ANSYS
1 1 (6.25%) Siemens
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
1 1 (6.25%) Trayport