The median annual salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mechanical Design Engineer
UK
Rank 831 940 937
Rank change year-on-year +109 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 18 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.006% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.44% -13.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,450 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.44% -13.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer.

Salary trend for Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +105 18 £35,000 +1.44% 13
West Midlands +39 8 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Yorkshire +31 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West - 5 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £28,500 - 2
Coventry - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Redditch - 2 £28,500 - 1
Warwickshire +30 1 £40,000 -
Sheffield +9 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Dewsbury - 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £38,500 - 1
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Mechanical Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (61.90%) CAD
2 24 (57.14%) Degree
3 22 (52.38%) Manufacturing
4 21 (50.00%) HND
5 18 (42.86%) SOLIDWORKS
6 13 (30.95%) HNC
7 11 (26.19%) Finite Element Analysis
7 11 (26.19%) Autodesk Inventor
8 8 (19.05%) Prototyping
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) Autodesk
10 5 (11.90%) Siemens
10 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (11.90%) Siemens NX
10 5 (11.90%) PTC Creo
11 4 (9.52%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.52%) CAE
11 4 (9.52%) AutoCAD
11 4 (9.52%) Business Development
11 4 (9.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 3 (7.14%) Automotive
12 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
12 3 (7.14%) MS Office
13 2 (4.76%) SAP
13 2 (4.76%) Electronics
13 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
13 2 (4.76%) Validation
13 2 (4.76%) Billing
13 2 (4.76%) Resource Allocation

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 18 (42.86%) SOLIDWORKS
2 11 (26.19%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (11.90%) PTC Creo
3 5 (11.90%) Siemens NX
4 4 (9.52%) AutoCAD
4 4 (9.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (7.14%) MS Office
6 2 (4.76%) Solid Edge
6 2 (4.76%) Windchill
7 1 (2.38%) CATIA
7 1 (2.38%) Mathcad
7 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LTE
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
General
1 22 (52.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Robotics
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) CAD
2 11 (26.19%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) Prototyping
4 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.52%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Business Development
5 4 (9.52%) CAE
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.38%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) QMS
7 1 (2.38%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Degree
2 21 (50.00%) HND
3 13 (30.95%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Autodesk
2 5 (11.90%) Siemens
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.38%) PTC
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