The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 259 243 252
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.033% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
SolidWorks
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3338 2997 3406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.44% 44.48% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2723 2531 2931
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SolidWorks
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SolidWorks Salary Trend in the North West

SolidWorks
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Manchester -16 1 - -
SolidWorks
England

SolidWorks
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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