The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank - 187 188
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.061% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
SolidWorks
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1659 1648 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.29% 44.28% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1376 1511
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SolidWorks
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SolidWorks Salary Trend in Manchester

SolidWorks
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CAD Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling