The table below looks at the statistics for SOLIDWORKS skills 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 816 830 856
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 57 89 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.075% 0.027%
As % of the Applications category 0.37% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 26
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15478 17987 16687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 15.21% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12440 14635 13750
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 Applications 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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +58 51 £36,500 +1.38% 46
South East +30 27 £40,000 -5.88% 25
East of England +29 16 £34,500 -12.65% 13
Hampshire +11 10 £21,000 -50.58% 1
Cambridge +18 7 £36,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £36,500 - 5
Surrey +25 6 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Hertfordshire +9 6 - -
Scotland -25 6 - - 2
Fareham - 6 £18,000 - 1
Guildford - 6 £47,500 - 5
Berkshire +11 5 £40,000 - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Fife - 5 - -
Dunfermline - 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £28,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,500 - 7
Aylesbury - 4 £42,500 -
Essex +11 3 £32,500 -9.72% 5
Leicestershire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 - 3
North West - 2 £41,000 - 2
Basildon - 2 £32,500 -
Andover - 2 £22,500 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Hungerford - 2 £40,000 -
Leicester - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -5 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Aberdeen -9 1 - - 2
South West -11 1 £43,500 - 5

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 44 (52.38%) CAD
2 37 (44.05%) Degree
3 30 (35.71%) MS Office
4 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 25 (29.76%) AutoCAD
6 20 (23.81%) Solid Edge
7 19 (22.62%) Project Management
8 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.24%) SQL
10 16 (19.05%) ERP
11 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 13 (15.48%) Electronics
12 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
12 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
12 13 (15.48%) C
12 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (14.29%) C#
13 12 (14.29%) HND
13 12 (14.29%) Epicor
14 11 (13.10%) Change Management
14 11 (13.10%) C++
15 10 (11.90%) CSS
15 10 (11.90%) ISO 9002
15 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
15 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
15 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
15 10 (11.90%) Siemens
15 10 (11.90%) Six Sigma
15 10 (11.90%) ISO 14001

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (35.71%) MS Office
2 25 (29.76%) AutoCAD
3 20 (23.81%) Solid Edge
4 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
6 8 (9.52%) PTC Creo
7 6 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 4 (4.76%) Siemens NX
8 4 (4.76%) MicroStation
8 4 (4.76%) Revit
9 3 (3.57%) CATIA
10 2 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
10 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (2.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PLM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP SM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 8 (9.52%) VoIP
2 8 (9.52%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) WLAN
3 4 (4.76%) LAN
3 4 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (2.38%) RFID
5 1 (1.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) MS Access
3 4 (4.76%) CorVu
General
1 28 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 13 (15.48%) Electronics
3 10 (11.90%) Automotive
3 10 (11.90%) French Language
3 10 (11.90%) German Language
3 10 (11.90%) Polish Language
3 10 (11.90%) Spanish Language
4 6 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Mechanical Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 10 (11.90%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) CAD Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Hardware Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Development Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Electrical Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Assistant
8 3 (3.57%) Electrical Design Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) IT Support
9 2 (2.38%) Designer
9 2 (2.38%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
2 7 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.52%) CCTV
4 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) Physics
5 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.38%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) CAD
2 19 (22.62%) Project Management
3 16 (19.05%) ERP
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
5 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.90%) Six Sigma
5 10 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (10.71%) Finite Element Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) Data Security
7 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.52%) Document Management
7 8 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (9.52%) Software Licensing
8 7 (8.33%) Validation
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) Stress Analysis
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.76%) Time Management
10 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.57%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
2 13 (15.48%) C
3 12 (14.29%) C#
4 11 (13.10%) C++
5 7 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) VB
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (44.05%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) HND
3 4 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) ISO 9002
1 10 (11.90%) ISO 14001
2 8 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Epicor
3 10 (11.90%) Siemens
3 10 (11.90%) Allen-Bradley
3 10 (11.90%) T-Plan
4 8 (9.52%) VMware
5 7 (8.33%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (1.19%) Minitab
7 1 (1.19%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec
7 1 (1.19%) Sage
7 1 (1.19%) Dell
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
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