The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 856 864 855
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 39 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 0.043% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 23
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,300 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54147 51245 54965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.49% 47.37% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43177 41951 45827
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SolidWorks
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the UK.

SolidWorks Salary Trend in the UK

SolidWorks
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolidWorks over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

SolidWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

SolidWorks
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the UK 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
England -2 34 £33,750 -13.46% 27
East of England -15 13 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Cambridge +10 10 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £30,000 -25.00% 2
South East +2 9 £40,000 -1.84% 10
Hampshire -3 5 £40,000 +2.56% 4
West Midlands -19 4 £32,000 +4.91% 1
London +5 3 £31,000 +31.91%
Aberdeenshire - 3 £38,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £38,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 3
Portsmouth - 2 £40,000 -
Teddington - 2 £31,000 -
Winchester - 2 £40,000 -
Colchester +4 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Worcestershire 0 1 £37,500 +22.95%
Essex -6 1 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Hertfordshire -11 1 - -
North West -16 1 - - 1
Manchester -16 1 - -
Yorkshire -36 1 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £38,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £38,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 48 (55.17%) CAD
2 42 (48.28%) Manufacturing
3 34 (39.08%) Degree
4 28 (32.18%) AutoCAD
5 11 (12.64%) Electronics
6 9 (10.34%) Finite Element Analysis
6 9 (10.34%) Stress Analysis
6 9 (10.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 9 (10.34%) HNC
6 9 (10.34%) HND
7 7 (8.05%) Project Management
7 7 (8.05%) PDM
8 6 (6.90%) Automotive
8 6 (6.90%) Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.75%) PLM
9 5 (5.75%) Validation
9 5 (5.75%) C#
9 5 (5.75%) SAP
9 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
9 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
10 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
10 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
10 4 (4.60%) .NET
10 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
10 4 (4.60%) MS Office
10 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.60%) CATIA

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (32.18%) AutoCAD
2 9 (10.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.60%) MicroStation
3 4 (4.60%) Solid Edge
3 4 (4.60%) CATIA
3 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) InDesign
5 1 (1.15%) NASTRAN
5 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) ENOVIA
1 4 (4.60%) SAP PLM
2 2 (2.30%) Epicor Vantage
2 2 (2.30%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) LAN
1 2 (2.30%) WLAN
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) RFID
1 2 (2.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.64%) Electronics
3 6 (6.90%) Automotive
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Design Engineer
2 27 (31.03%) Mechanical Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Designer
5 10 (11.49%) Draughtsman
6 7 (8.05%) Graduate
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.45%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Design Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Electrical Design Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Product Design Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) WinForms
3 1 (1.15%) WPF
3 1 (1.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.15%) WebGL
3 1 (1.15%) STL
3 1 (1.15%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.15%) DirectX
3 1 (1.15%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Statistics
2 2 (2.30%) Robotics
2 2 (2.30%) Mechatronics
2 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.15%) Physics
3 1 (1.15%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
1 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) CAD
2 9 (10.34%) Finite Element Analysis
2 9 (10.34%) Stress Analysis
3 7 (8.05%) PDM
3 7 (8.05%) Project Management
4 5 (5.75%) Validation
4 5 (5.75%) PLM
4 5 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (5.75%) Change Control
5 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.45%) ERP
6 2 (2.30%) Six Sigma
6 2 (2.30%) CRM
6 2 (2.30%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.30%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.30%) Document Management
6 2 (2.30%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (2.30%) Business Development
7 1 (1.15%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) C#
2 3 (3.45%) C
3 2 (2.30%) C++
3 2 (2.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.15%) XAML
4 1 (1.15%) R
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) HNC
2 9 (10.34%) HND
3 2 (2.30%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.30%) PhD
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Firmware
1 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) SAP
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Adobe
2 3 (3.45%) Autodesk
3 2 (2.30%) Minitab
3 2 (2.30%) Epicor
3 2 (2.30%) Siemens
3 2 (2.30%) Sage
3 2 (2.30%) EMC
4 1 (1.15%) Intel
4 1 (1.15%) Cadence
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