The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the SolidWorks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank 100 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 13 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
SolidWorks
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
569 571 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.41% 39.71% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 430 469 571
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SolidWorks across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolidWorks across the Cambridge region.

SolidWorks Salary Trend in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolidWorks across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SolidWorks Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SolidWorks also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SolidWorks.

1 21 (95.45%) Manufacturing
2 18 (81.82%) CAD
3 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) Electronics
5 7 (31.82%) Validation
5 7 (31.82%) Military
5 7 (31.82%) Chemistry
5 7 (31.82%) Stress Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Finite Element Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (9.09%) Business Development
9 2 (9.09%) C
10 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
10 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
10 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 1 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SolidWorks also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SolidWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
General
1 21 (95.45%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
3 7 (31.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Mechanical Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Design Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Product Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Sales Executive
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Chemistry
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) CAD
2 7 (31.82%) Validation
2 7 (31.82%) Stress Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Finite Element Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate