Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1198 1237 1299
Rank change year-on-year +39 +62 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 -

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Mechanical Design Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Mechanical Design Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +26 8 £47,500 - 2
UK excluding London +25 8 £47,500 - 2
South East +47 6 £47,500 - 2
South West +13 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
1 7 (87.50%) CAD
2 6 (75.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (75.00%) PTC Creo
3 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) CATIA
5 1 (12.50%) PTC
5 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (12.50%) HNC
5 1 (12.50%) HND

Senior 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 6 (75.00%) PTC Creo
1 6 (75.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (62.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (12.50%) CATIA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CAD
2 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) PTC