Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Mechanical Design Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1181 1209
Rank change year-on-year +23 +28 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Design Engineer 24 44 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.024% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 26
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,850 £28,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £43,375 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 10 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +23 24 £40,000 +14.29% 8
England 0 24 £40,000 +12.68% 8
South East +46 9 £47,500 +23.38% 2
Midlands +19 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +43 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East of England +14 3 £75,000 +104.08%
South West +12 3 £30,000 -25.47% 2
West Midlands -12 3 £31,500 -11.27% 1
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 1
North of England -15 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (79.17%) Manufacturing
2 15 (62.50%) CAD
3 12 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 9 (37.50%) PTC Creo
5 8 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) HND
7 6 (25.00%) AutoCAD
7 6 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (12.50%) HNC
10 2 (8.33%) Electronics
10 2 (8.33%) Autodesk
10 2 (8.33%) CATIA
10 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (8.33%) Automotive
11 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.17%) ANSYS
11 1 (4.17%) Physics
11 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
11 1 (4.17%) FMCG
11 1 (4.17%) Stress Analysis
11 1 (4.17%) Solid Edge
11 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
11 1 (4.17%) Law
11 1 (4.17%) Military
11 1 (4.17%) PTC
11 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering

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 12 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 9 (37.50%) PTC Creo
3 8 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 3 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (8.33%) CATIA
7 1 (4.17%) Solid Edge
General
1 19 (79.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) CAD
2 6 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Stress Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) HND
3 3 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.17%) ANSYS
2 1 (4.17%) PTC