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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 849 842 875
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 50 90 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.076% 0.025%
As % of the Applications category 0.30% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 19
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £28,750 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +40.35%

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
16473 17860 16830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 15.04% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13229 14436 13871
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 £34,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(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 +32 42 £33,000 -13.72% 38
South East +22 23 £42,500 - 13
Scotland -16 8 - -
East of England +27 7 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Hampshire +1 7 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 - 3
Surrey +10 5 - - 2
Berkshire 0 5 £40,000 - 5
Hertfordshire -5 5 - - 1
Fife - 5 - -
Aylesbury - 5 £42,500 - 1
Dunfermline - 5 - -
Guildford - 5 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
East Midlands +15 4 £28,750 - 2
South West -21 4 £27,500 -26.66% 7
Fareham - 4 £18,000 -
Aberdeen -6 3 - -
Bath - 3 £27,500 -
Somerset - 3 £27,500 -
West Midlands -28 2 £27,750 -30.62% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £25,000 - 2
Hungerford - 2 £40,000 -
Leicester - 2 £25,000 - 2
Southampton - 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +7 1 £32,000 -1.53%
North West +4 1 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Telford -5 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Shropshire -12 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 42 (51.22%) CAD
2 35 (42.68%) Degree
3 29 (35.37%) Manufacturing
4 25 (30.49%) MS Office
5 24 (29.27%) AutoCAD
5 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.17%) Electronics
6 19 (23.17%) Project Management
7 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
8 15 (18.29%) Solid Edge
9 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 13 (15.85%) ERP
10 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (14.63%) C
12 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
12 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
12 11 (13.41%) Change Management
12 11 (13.41%) Stress Analysis
13 10 (12.20%) T-Plan
13 10 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (12.20%) Allen-Bradley
13 10 (12.20%) ISO 14001
13 10 (12.20%) French Language
13 10 (12.20%) German Language
13 10 (12.20%) Polish Language
13 10 (12.20%) Spanish Language
13 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
13 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Office
2 24 (29.27%) AutoCAD
3 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
4 15 (18.29%) Solid Edge
5 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
6 4 (4.88%) PTC Creo
7 3 (3.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.22%) CATIA
8 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SM
2 1 (1.22%) Primavera
2 1 (1.22%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) VoIP
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
4 4 (4.88%) Wireless
5 3 (3.66%) LAN
5 3 (3.66%) WLAN
6 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) PBX
6 1 (1.22%) RFID
6 1 (1.22%) IPsec
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.22%) LTE
6 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) MS Access
3 3 (3.66%) CorVu
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (35.37%) Manufacturing
2 19 (23.17%) Electronics
3 10 (12.20%) French Language
3 10 (12.20%) German Language
3 10 (12.20%) Polish Language
3 10 (12.20%) Spanish Language
4 7 (8.54%) Military
4 7 (8.54%) Automotive
5 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Design Engineer
2 22 (26.83%) Mechanical Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) IT Manager
4 10 (12.20%) Development Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Development Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Product Design Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Electrical Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) IT Support Assistant
9 2 (2.44%) IT Assistant
9 2 (2.44%) IT Support
9 2 (2.44%) Support Assistant
10 1 (1.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.22%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) CSS
2 6 (7.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.76%) CCTV
4 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.54%) Chemistry
5 3 (3.66%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.22%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) CAD
2 19 (23.17%) Project Management
3 13 (15.85%) ERP
4 11 (13.41%) Change Management
4 11 (13.41%) Stress Analysis
5 10 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (12.20%) Six Sigma
5 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.98%) Finite Element Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.54%) Software Licensing
7 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.54%) Data Security
8 6 (7.32%) Document Management
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Validation
10 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.66%) Line Management
10 3 (3.66%) Time Management
11 2 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) C
3 10 (12.20%) C++
4 6 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (3.66%) VB
5 3 (3.66%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 3 (3.66%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) HND
3 2 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) MCSA
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) CCNA
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) ISO 9002
1 10 (12.20%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.22%) WSUS
1 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) Epicor
2 10 (12.20%) Siemens
2 10 (12.20%) T-Plan
2 10 (12.20%) Allen-Bradley
3 7 (8.54%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Minitab
5 2 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (1.22%) CA
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 30,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basildon, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000 + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Graduate Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £49000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £100k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago