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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 848 846 870
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 48 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.044% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 11
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £30,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.91%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54956 52396 56462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.11% 48.03% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44288 43051 47751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -3 36 £30,000 - 38
East of England +5 12 £36,750 +22.50% 5
Scotland - 10 £38,000 - 1
South East -14 8 £28,000 -6.66% 8
London -32 8 £37,500 - 1
Aberdeen - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 7 - - 5
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 5
Berkshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Reading - 5 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -38 4 £19,000 -48.29%
West Yorkshire - 3 £19,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 - 16
Aberdeenshire - 2 £38,000 - 1
Keighley - 2 £28,750 -
Surrey - 2 £28,000 - 1
Suffolk +7 1 £37,500 +25.00%
City of London -3 1 £30,000 -
Essex -5 1 £36,000 -24.21%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £42,500 +15.64%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Bedfordshire - 1 £39,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 6
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Leeds - 1 £19,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £25,000 -
Bradford - 1 £19,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £19,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £19,000 -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 58 (44.27%) Degree
2 50 (38.17%) CAD
3 47 (35.88%) AutoCAD
4 46 (35.11%) Manufacturing
5 27 (20.61%) HNC
6 25 (19.08%) HND
7 16 (12.21%) Chartered Engineer
8 15 (11.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 15 (11.45%) CATIA
9 12 (9.16%) Electronics
10 11 (8.40%) Finite Element Analysis
10 11 (8.40%) Automotive
11 8 (6.11%) Aerospace
11 8 (6.11%) Stress Analysis
12 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.34%) Marketing
13 6 (4.58%) 3D Modelling
13 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
13 6 (4.58%) Project Management
13 6 (4.58%) MS Office
13 6 (4.58%) ISO 9001
13 6 (4.58%) Adobe
14 5 (3.82%) C#
14 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.82%) Performance Management
14 5 (3.82%) Retail
14 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
15 4 (3.05%) Solid Edge
15 4 (3.05%) MicroStation
15 4 (3.05%) Embedded Systems

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 47 (35.88%) AutoCAD
2 15 (11.45%) CATIA
2 15 (11.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (4.58%) MS Office
4 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.05%) MicroStation
4 4 (3.05%) Solid Edge
4 4 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.05%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) InDesign
5 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Epicor Vantage
1 2 (1.53%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) LAN
1 2 (1.53%) WLAN
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
1 2 (1.53%) RFID
1 2 (1.53%) Wireless
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.53%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (35.11%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.16%) Electronics
3 11 (8.40%) Automotive
4 8 (6.11%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.34%) Marketing
6 5 (3.82%) Retail
7 3 (2.29%) German Language
7 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (47.33%) Design Engineer
2 41 (31.30%) Mechanical Engineer
3 24 (18.32%) Draughtsman
4 21 (16.03%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Product Design Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Designer
8 5 (3.82%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Graduate
8 5 (3.82%) Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Research Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) CAD Designer
10 3 (2.29%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) STL
2 1 (0.76%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.76%) DirectX
2 1 (0.76%) WinForms
2 1 (0.76%) WPF
2 1 (0.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.76%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (1.53%) Physics
2 2 (1.53%) Robotics
2 2 (1.53%) Mechatronics
3 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.76%) FMCG
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) CAD
2 11 (8.40%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (6.11%) Stress Analysis
4 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.58%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (4.58%) Project Management
6 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
6 5 (3.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.29%) Industrial Design
7 3 (2.29%) PDM
7 3 (2.29%) Document Management
8 2 (1.53%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.53%) CRM
8 2 (1.53%) ERP
8 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma
8 2 (1.53%) Change Control
9 1 (0.76%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (0.76%) Validation
9 1 (0.76%) Programme Management
9 1 (0.76%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) C#
2 2 (1.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) Tcl
3 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.76%) XAML
3 1 (0.76%) C++
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (44.27%) Degree
2 27 (20.61%) HNC
3 25 (19.08%) HND
4 16 (12.21%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (4.58%) Adobe
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.53%) Epicor
4 2 (1.53%) Sage
5 1 (0.76%) Intel
5 1 (0.76%) ANSYS
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Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Ongoing training
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Wight
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, life cover
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Isle of Wight
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago