Period
to 18 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mechatronics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mechatronics over the 6 months to 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mechatronics
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 892 859 1066
Rank change year-on-year -33 +207 +102
Permanent jobs citing Mechatronics 57 22 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.029% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 27
10th Percentile £31,750 £33,125 £37,815
25th Percentile £40,052 £42,188 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,797 £70,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -28.86% +47.37% +5.56%
75th Percentile £69,880 £83,750 £62,500
90th Percentile " £91,875 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £82,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -39.64% +73.68% +5.56%

Mechatronics 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 95,683 75,937 132,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.17% 92.36% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 66,593 61,031 105,125
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,371 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,375 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

Mechatronics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mechatronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mechatronics in the UK

Mechatronics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mechatronics.

Salary trend for Mechatronics in the UK

Mechatronics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mechatronics over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Mechatronics in the UK

Mechatronics
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechatronics within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 2021. 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
England -45 52 £49,797 -39.64% 23
UK excluding London -28 51 £49,797 -39.64% 26
East of England +8 21 - - 4
South West -47 14 £48,750 -40.91% 1
South East -27 9 £68,886 -31.11% 7
Work from Home -202 8 - - 4
North of England -31 4 £30,500 - 5
North West -17 3 £27,500 - 2
London -41 2 £70,000 -
Midlands - 2 - - 6
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -47 1 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -49 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, IT jobs citing Mechatronics 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 Mechatronics.

1 30 (52.63%) Degree
2 23 (40.35%) Manufacturing
3 21 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
4 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
5 19 (33.33%) Robotics
5 19 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 18 (31.58%) C++
7 16 (28.07%) Python
8 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 12 (21.05%) C
10 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
10 11 (19.30%) Coaching
11 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
12 9 (15.79%) Automotive
12 9 (15.79%) C#
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (15.79%) Sun
12 9 (15.79%) Line Management
12 9 (15.79%) DBS Check
12 9 (15.79%) Computer Vision
12 9 (15.79%) Robot Operating System
13 8 (14.04%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (14.04%) Driving Licence
13 8 (14.04%) CAN bus
13 8 (14.04%) Telematics
13 8 (14.04%) Reverse Engineering
14 6 (10.53%) Master's Degree
14 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (10.53%) VxWorks

Mechatronics
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Simulink
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) AWS
1 2 (3.51%) GCP
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) GIS
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GitLab
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 23 (40.35%) Manufacturing
2 19 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (15.79%) Automotive
4 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (7.02%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Design Engineer
2 21 (36.84%) Senior Design Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Control Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Control Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Architect
8 1 (1.75%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Data Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Principal Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) EDI
1 5 (8.77%) OpenCV
2 4 (7.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (7.02%) WPF
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Axis
4 1 (1.75%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.75%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Robotics
2 8 (14.04%) CAN bus
2 8 (14.04%) Driving Licence
2 8 (14.04%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.53%) Life Science
4 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.02%) Acoustics
6 3 (5.26%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.75%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Robot Operating System
3 6 (10.53%) VxWorks
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
2 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (19.30%) Coaching
4 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
5 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
6 9 (15.79%) Computer Vision
6 9 (15.79%) Line Management
7 8 (14.04%) Reverse Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) Telematics
8 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.77%) Cybernetics
9 5 (8.77%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) OOP
9 5 (8.77%) Strategic Roadmap
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Control Theory
10 4 (7.02%) Critical Thinking
10 4 (7.02%) Time Management
10 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) C++
2 16 (28.07%) Python
3 12 (21.05%) C
4 9 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.51%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Delphi
7 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) DBS Check
3 6 (10.53%) Master's Degree
4 5 (8.77%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) PhD
4 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.75%) HNC
6 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.75%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Sun
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) EMC
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Siemens