The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 812 863 874
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +11
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 91 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.052% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 57 19 26
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,400 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £28,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -11.62%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56045 53897 59631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.10% 48.79% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 43911 50297
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +41 44 £50,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 44 £50,000 - 1
England -11 43 £38,250 +17.69% 1
South East -1 17 £42,500 +47.82%
Surrey +20 10 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 10 £40,000 -
London -33 9 £35,000 -
Woking - 5 £55,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £32,500 -
East of England -27 3 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Hertfordshire +4 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire -8 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Radlett - 2 £40,000 -
North West +7 1 £32,500 +54.76%
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Manchester +5 1 £32,500 +54.76%
South West -7 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -39 1 £26,000 -29.25%
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £39,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 -
Crawley - 1 £32,500 -
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (47.12%) Degree
2 39 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 39 (37.50%) CAD
3 31 (29.81%) AutoCAD
4 25 (24.04%) HNC
5 24 (23.08%) HND
6 16 (15.38%) Chartered Engineer
6 16 (15.38%) CATIA
7 11 (10.58%) Finite Element Analysis
8 10 (9.62%) Performance Management
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 9 (8.65%) Electronics
10 7 (6.73%) Automotive
10 7 (6.73%) MS Office
11 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
11 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.77%) Aerospace
12 5 (4.81%) Project Management
12 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
12 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
12 5 (4.81%) 3D Modelling
13 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (3.85%) Windows
13 4 (3.85%) C#
13 4 (3.85%) Document Management
13 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
14 3 (2.88%) Wireless
14 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (29.81%) AutoCAD
2 16 (15.38%) CATIA
3 10 (9.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 7 (6.73%) MS Office
5 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.88%) Solid Edge
7 2 (1.92%) Maya
8 1 (0.96%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.96%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Wireless
1 3 (2.88%) LAN
1 3 (2.88%) WLAN
1 3 (2.88%) RFID
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) CorVu
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.88%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.65%) Electronics
3 7 (6.73%) Automotive
4 6 (5.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (48.08%) Design Engineer
2 31 (29.81%) Mechanical Engineer
3 20 (19.23%) Draughtsman
4 17 (16.35%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Product Design Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Designer
7 4 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Development Manager
8 3 (2.88%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Research Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Software Manager
9 2 (1.92%) CAD Designer
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Design Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) Industrial Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) FMCG
3 1 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.50%) CAD
2 11 (10.58%) Finite Element Analysis
3 10 (9.62%) Performance Management
3 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (4.81%) Project Management
4 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
4 5 (4.81%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (3.85%) Document Management
6 3 (2.88%) Scrum
6 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.88%) ERP
6 3 (2.88%) OOD
6 3 (2.88%) OO
6 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.88%) Industrial Design
6 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.96%) Logistics
7 1 (0.96%) PDM
7 1 (0.96%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) C#
2 3 (2.88%) C++
2 3 (2.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.96%) Python
3 1 (0.96%) Tcl
3 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (47.12%) Degree
2 25 (24.04%) HNC
3 24 (23.08%) HND
4 16 (15.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) Epicor
3 1 (0.96%) ANSYS
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent plus relocation allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
South Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 20 days ago