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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 844 859 864
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 49 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.040% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 12
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54341 52316 56915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.18% 48.09% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43652 42882 48061
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,844 £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 22 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 22 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 -11 39 £30,000 - 46
East of England -1 15 £36,750 +22.50% 7
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Cambridge +7 11 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland - 9 £38,000 - 1
South East -5 8 £28,500 -12.30% 13
London -27 8 £33,750 - 2
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Yorkshire -41 4 £19,000 -57.77% 1
Aberdeenshire - 4 £38,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £19,000 - 1
South West - 2 £40,000 - 18
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 - 4
Keighley - 2 £28,750 -
Surrey - 2 £28,000 - 1
Suffolk +6 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Essex -2 1 £36,000 -24.21%
South Yorkshire -3 1 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London -10 1 £30,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 9
Leeds - 1 £19,000 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £25,000 -
Bradford - 1 £19,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £19,000 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £19,000 -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 61 (43.88%) Degree
2 54 (38.85%) CAD
3 53 (38.13%) Manufacturing
4 49 (35.25%) AutoCAD
5 28 (20.14%) HNC
6 25 (17.99%) HND
7 16 (11.51%) Chartered Engineer
8 15 (10.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 15 (10.79%) CATIA
9 12 (8.63%) Electronics
10 11 (7.91%) Automotive
10 11 (7.91%) Finite Element Analysis
11 8 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.76%) Stress Analysis
11 8 (5.76%) Aerospace
12 7 (5.04%) Project Management
12 7 (5.04%) MS Office
12 7 (5.04%) ISO 9001
12 7 (5.04%) Marketing
13 6 (4.32%) 3D Modelling
13 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
13 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.32%) Adobe
14 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
14 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
14 5 (3.60%) Windows
14 5 (3.60%) C#
14 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
14 5 (3.60%) Data Analysis
14 5 (3.60%) Retail

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) AutoCAD
2 15 (10.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 15 (10.79%) CATIA
3 7 (5.04%) MS Office
4 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.88%) MicroStation
5 4 (2.88%) Solid Edge
5 4 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.72%) InDesign
6 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Epicor Vantage
2 2 (1.44%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) Internet
1 3 (2.16%) LAN
1 3 (2.16%) WLAN
1 3 (2.16%) Wireless
1 3 (2.16%) RFID
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.16%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (38.13%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.63%) Electronics
3 11 (7.91%) Automotive
4 8 (5.76%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.04%) Marketing
6 5 (3.60%) Retail
7 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.16%) German Language
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (46.04%) Design Engineer
2 45 (32.37%) Mechanical Engineer
3 26 (18.71%) Draughtsman
4 23 (16.55%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Product Design Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Designer
8 5 (3.60%) Graduate
8 5 (3.60%) Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (2.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.16%) Junior
10 3 (2.16%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Research Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) CAD Designer
10 3 (2.16%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.72%) DirectX
2 1 (0.72%) STL
2 1 (0.72%) WinForms
2 1 (0.72%) OLE
2 1 (0.72%) WebGL
2 1 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.44%) Physics
2 2 (1.44%) Robotics
2 2 (1.44%) Mechatronics
3 1 (0.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.72%) FMCG
3 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.85%) CAD
2 11 (7.91%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (5.76%) Stress Analysis
4 7 (5.04%) Project Management
5 6 (4.32%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
6 5 (3.60%) Data Analysis
7 4 (2.88%) Document Management
8 3 (2.16%) ERP
8 3 (2.16%) PDM
8 3 (2.16%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.16%) Validation
8 3 (2.16%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (2.16%) Industrial Design
9 2 (1.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.44%) Change Control
9 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma
9 2 (1.44%) CRM
10 1 (0.72%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) C#
2 3 (2.16%) SQL
3 2 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Tcl
4 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.72%) C++
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) XAML
4 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (43.88%) Degree
2 28 (20.14%) HNC
3 25 (17.99%) HND
4 16 (11.51%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) PhD
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.32%) Adobe
2 3 (2.16%) Epicor
2 3 (2.16%) Autodesk
3 2 (1.44%) Sage
4 1 (0.72%) Intel
4 1 (0.72%) ANSYS
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeenshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Ongoing training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Technology Partnership
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5% matched pension scheme & 25 days hol
Posted: 7 days ago
Andover
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Andover
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago