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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 103 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.064% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
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
633 635 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.80% 40.55% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 496 541 653
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 22 September 2014.

SolidWorks Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SolidWorks
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) CAD
2 12 (63.16%) Manufacturing
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 6 (31.58%) Stress Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (5.26%) PhD
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

General
1 12 (63.16%) Manufacturing
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Design Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) CAD
2 6 (31.58%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 10 days ago