The median annual salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Mechanical Design Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 909 945
Rank change year-on-year +50 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 13 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.016% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 14
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Top 21 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 25 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 +49 12 £32,500 -18.75% 8
West Midlands +12 8 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Birmingham +10 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Shropshire - 2 £31,250 -
Staffordshire +12 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £40,500 -
North West - 1 £34,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Hucknall - 1 £40,500 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
Newport - 1 £41,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Coventry - 1 £31,500 -

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (71.88%) CAD
2 22 (68.75%) HND
2 22 (68.75%) Manufacturing
3 19 (59.38%) Degree
4 13 (40.63%) Autodesk Inventor
4 13 (40.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 11 (34.38%) Finite Element Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) HNC
7 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
8 6 (18.75%) AutoCAD
8 6 (18.75%) Autodesk
9 5 (15.63%) PTC Creo
9 5 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) CAE
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (6.25%) Billing
12 2 (6.25%) Windchill
12 2 (6.25%) Business Development
12 2 (6.25%) Robotics
12 2 (6.25%) QA
12 2 (6.25%) SAP
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (6.25%) ISO 9000
12 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
12 2 (6.25%) Siemens
12 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
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 13 (40.63%) Autodesk Inventor
1 13 (40.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (18.75%) AutoCAD
3 5 (15.63%) PTC Creo
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (6.25%) Siemens NX
5 2 (6.25%) Windchill
6 1 (3.13%) CATIA
6 1 (3.13%) Mathcad
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.13%) Solid Edge
General
1 22 (68.75%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Robotics
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) CAD
2 11 (34.38%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) Prototyping
4 5 (15.63%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.38%) CAE
6 2 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Business Development
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (3.13%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) PDM
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) HND
2 19 (59.38%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Autodesk
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (3.13%) ANSYS
3 1 (3.13%) PTC
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 25 days ago