The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 224 216 214
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.074% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.17% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £18,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,250 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.10%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2432 2409 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.92% 44.77% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2072 2074 2219
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolidWorks
England

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SolidWorks
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SolidWorks Salary Trend in the South West

SolidWorks
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) CorelDRAW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Draughtsman
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Stroud
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago