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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolidWorks
Rank 833 843 836
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing SolidWorks 25 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.049% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%

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
48924 49238 50723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.21% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39773 39025 41664
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

SolidWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

SolidWorks
Top 25 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 6 March 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 +18 23 £42,500 +17.24% 42
South East -13 12 £42,500 +9.67% 14
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £45,000 - 5
Aylesbury - 4 £42,500 -
East of England - 4 £45,000 - 8
South West -21 3 £27,500 -26.66% 13
Somerset - 3 £27,500 -
Bath - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 - 5
Scotland +8 2 - -
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
Hampshire -7 2 £42,500 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £30,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £26,500 -
East Midlands +17 1 £39,000 -
Surrey -6 1 £50,000 +53.84% 5
West Midlands -28 1 £33,000 -8.96%
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £39,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Daventry - 1 £39,000 -
Ely - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £33,000 -

SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (70.97%) CAD
2 30 (48.39%) Manufacturing
3 23 (37.10%) Degree
4 13 (20.97%) C
5 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 11 (17.74%) C++
7 9 (14.52%) Electronics
7 9 (14.52%) Finite Element Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) Stress Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) AutoCAD
8 8 (12.90%) MS Office
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.29%) SQL
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
9 7 (11.29%) Chemistry
9 7 (11.29%) Military
10 6 (9.68%) PLM
10 6 (9.68%) Epicor
10 6 (9.68%) ERP
11 5 (8.06%) HND
11 5 (8.06%) SAP
11 5 (8.06%) Firewall
11 5 (8.06%) PDM
11 5 (8.06%) Minitab
11 5 (8.06%) Validation
11 5 (8.06%) SAP PLM
11 5 (8.06%) CCTV
11 5 (8.06%) Statistics
11 5 (8.06%) Solid Edge

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
1 8 (12.90%) AutoCAD
2 5 (8.06%) Solid Edge
3 4 (6.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (1.61%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP PLM
2 4 (6.45%) ENOVIA
3 2 (3.23%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.61%) SAP SM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) VoIP
3 3 (4.84%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) WLAN
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) RFID
5 1 (1.61%) PBX
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.61%) LTE
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) MS Access
2 4 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.23%) CorVu
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (48.39%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.52%) Electronics
3 7 (11.29%) Military
4 3 (4.84%) Automotive
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Mechanical Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Design Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Development Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Development Support Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Hardware Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) IT Manager
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Product Design Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Designer
9 3 (4.84%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Graduate
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Electrical Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Electrical Design Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Chemistry
2 5 (8.06%) CCTV
2 5 (8.06%) Statistics
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
1 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) CAD
2 12 (19.35%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) Finite Element Analysis
4 8 (12.90%) Stress Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) PLM
5 6 (9.68%) ERP
6 5 (8.06%) Validation
6 5 (8.06%) PDM
7 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) Data Security
7 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) Software Licensing
8 3 (4.84%) Line Management
8 3 (4.84%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.23%) Change Control
9 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.23%) Document Management
9 2 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) C
2 11 (17.74%) C++
3 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) VB
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) HND
3 3 (4.84%) HNC
4 2 (3.23%) VCP4
4 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) PhD
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.61%) WSUS
1 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Epicor
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Minitab
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.61%) Primavera
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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