The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 839 836 846
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 38 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.051% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 19
Average salary £26,500 £40,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.96% +7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,125 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £43,750 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +15.89%
SolidWorks
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51215 49043 49026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.87% 47.45% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41781 40376 41391
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

SolidWorks
Salary Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Salary Trend in England

SolidWorks
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolidWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SolidWorks Salary Histogram in England

SolidWorks
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -9 16 £34,500 -23.33% 4
South East -10 12 £26,500 -47.00% 5
West Midlands +2 4 £25,750 -10.43% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
London -15 1 £23,000 -2.12% 5
South West -18 1 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Yorkshire -37 1 £27,500 -
North West - 1 - -
SolidWorks
UK

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 54 (65.85%) CAD
2 40 (48.78%) Degree
3 39 (47.56%) Manufacturing
4 16 (19.51%) AutoCAD
5 15 (18.29%) Electronics
6 14 (17.07%) Stress Analysis
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
8 10 (12.20%) Finite Element Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) HNC
9 9 (10.98%) HND
10 7 (8.54%) Chemistry
10 7 (8.54%) C
10 7 (8.54%) Military
10 7 (8.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 6 (7.32%) PDM
11 6 (7.32%) Validation
11 6 (7.32%) C++
11 6 (7.32%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
12 5 (6.10%) SAP
12 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.10%) Automotive
12 5 (6.10%) PLM
13 4 (4.88%) ENOVIA
13 4 (4.88%) Statistics
13 4 (4.88%) Marketing
13 4 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (4.88%) Minitab

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) AutoCAD
2 7 (8.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.88%) MS Office
4 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.88%) CATIA
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (3.66%) Solid Edge
5 3 (3.66%) MS Project
6 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.44%) MicroStation
7 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.22%) Simulink
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.22%) NASTRAN
7 1 (1.22%) InDesign
7 1 (1.22%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) ENOVIA
1 4 (4.88%) SAP PLM
2 2 (2.44%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) WLAN
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) RFID
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) PBX
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) CTI
3 1 (1.22%) IPsec
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) CorVu
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (47.56%) Manufacturing
2 15 (18.29%) Electronics
3 7 (8.54%) Military
4 5 (6.10%) Automotive
5 4 (4.88%) Marketing
6 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.44%) Retail
8 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Mechanical Engineer
2 29 (35.37%) Design Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Designer
5 9 (10.98%) Development Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Development Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Graduate
7 5 (6.10%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Product Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Junior
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
9 3 (3.66%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (1.22%) WinForms
2 1 (1.22%) WPF
2 1 (1.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.22%) WebGL
2 1 (1.22%) STL
2 1 (1.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.22%) DirectX
2 1 (1.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Chemistry
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) Robotics
4 2 (2.44%) Mechatronics
4 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Physics
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
1 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) UNIX
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) CAD
2 14 (17.07%) Stress Analysis
3 11 (13.41%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Finite Element Analysis
5 6 (7.32%) PDM
5 6 (7.32%) Validation
5 6 (7.32%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.10%) PLM
7 4 (4.88%) Change Control
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.66%) Business Development
8 3 (3.66%) ERP
8 3 (3.66%) 3D Modelling
9 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.44%) Document Management
9 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.44%) CRM
9 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.22%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) C
2 6 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (3.66%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) SQL
4 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.22%) XAML
5 1 (1.22%) R
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (48.78%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) HNC
2 9 (10.98%) HND
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.44%) PhD
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.22%) WSUS
1 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) SAP
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Minitab
3 3 (3.66%) Autodesk
3 3 (3.66%) Adobe
4 2 (2.44%) Epicor
4 2 (2.44%) Siemens
4 2 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (1.22%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) Primavera
5 1 (1.22%) Cadence
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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