There has been an increase in the number of females applying to pursue an engineering degree in the United Kingdom but engineering and computer science attract the lowest proportion of female applicants of all the STEM subjects (EngineeringUK, 2016).
Slide A: Percentage of Female Applicants to STEM Subjects, 2014-15
Source: EngineeringUK. (2016). EngineeringUK 2016: The state of engineering.