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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 840 860 876
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 53 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.098% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,700 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £39,200 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
54319 50888 56959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43084 41649 47782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 44 £31,750 -2.30% 52
East of England +2 17 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Cambridge +7 13 £30,000 -25.00% 2
South East -22 11 £40,000 +6.66% 10
London -2 7 £32,500 +27.45%
Scotland - 7 £38,000 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 6 £38,000 -
Hampshire -16 5 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £19,000 - 5
Berkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Winchester - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -36 2 £19,000 - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 - 2
Surrey - 2 £28,000 - 1
Teddington - 2 £31,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £37,500 -
Letchworth +6 1 £25,000 -
City of London -3 1 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -3 1 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Hertfordshire -9 1 £25,000 - 2
Halifax -11 1 £19,000 -
Haverhill - 1 £37,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £19,000 -
Keighley - 1 £27,500 -
Leeds - 1 £19,000 -
Dover - 1 - -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (42.25%) Degree
2 56 (39.44%) Manufacturing
3 55 (38.73%) CAD
4 53 (37.32%) AutoCAD
5 29 (20.42%) HNC
6 28 (19.72%) HND
7 16 (11.27%) Chartered Engineer
8 13 (9.15%) CATIA
8 13 (9.15%) Electronics
9 12 (8.45%) Finite Element Analysis
10 11 (7.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 9 (6.34%) Stress Analysis
12 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.63%) Project Management
13 7 (4.93%) ISO 9001
13 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.23%) Aerospace
14 6 (4.23%) Automotive
14 6 (4.23%) Marketing
15 5 (3.52%) Rapid Prototyping
15 5 (3.52%) Validation
15 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
15 5 (3.52%) Adobe
15 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
15 5 (3.52%) MS Office
15 5 (3.52%) C#
16 4 (2.82%) .NET
16 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
16 4 (2.82%) Windows
16 4 (2.82%) ERP

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (37.32%) AutoCAD
2 13 (9.15%) CATIA
3 11 (7.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.52%) MS Office
5 4 (2.82%) Solid Edge
5 4 (2.82%) MicroStation
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.41%) MS Project
8 1 (0.70%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.70%) Simulink
8 1 (0.70%) InDesign
8 1 (0.70%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Epicor Vantage
2 2 (1.41%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Wireless
1 3 (2.11%) RFID
1 3 (2.11%) LAN
1 3 (2.11%) WLAN
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) CorVu
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (39.44%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.15%) Electronics
3 6 (4.23%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.23%) Automotive
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (45.07%) Design Engineer
2 42 (29.58%) Mechanical Engineer
3 26 (18.31%) Draughtsman
4 20 (14.08%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) Designer
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Product Design Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Graduate
9 4 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (2.82%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.11%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.11%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.11%) Junior
11 2 (1.41%) Support Technician
11 2 (1.41%) IT Support
11 2 (1.41%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (1.41%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) WinForms
2 1 (0.70%) WPF
2 1 (0.70%) WebGL
2 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.70%) OLE
2 1 (0.70%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.70%) DirectX
2 1 (0.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (1.41%) Firmware
2 2 (1.41%) Robotics
2 2 (1.41%) Mechatronics
2 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.41%) Physics
3 1 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Windows
1 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.73%) CAD
2 12 (8.45%) Finite Element Analysis
3 9 (6.34%) Stress Analysis
4 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (5.63%) Project Management
5 5 (3.52%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (3.52%) Validation
6 4 (2.82%) ERP
6 4 (2.82%) Performance Management
6 4 (2.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.11%) Change Control
7 3 (2.11%) PDM
7 3 (2.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.11%) Document Management
7 3 (2.11%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (1.41%) CRM
8 2 (1.41%) Six Sigma
8 2 (1.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.41%) Industrial Design
9 1 (0.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) C#
2 3 (2.11%) C
2 3 (2.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) R
3 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.70%) XAML
3 1 (0.70%) C++
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (42.25%) Degree
2 29 (20.42%) HNC
3 28 (19.72%) HND
4 16 (11.27%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) PhD
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.52%) Adobe
3 3 (2.11%) Autodesk
3 3 (2.11%) Epicor
4 2 (1.41%) Sage
4 2 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (0.70%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.70%) Cadence
5 1 (0.70%) Intel
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5% matched pension scheme & 25 days hol
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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