The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
England / North West
Rank 241 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% - -
As % of the Applications category 0.94% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -17.64%  

SOLIDWORKS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 744 790 1065
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 12.27% 13.89% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 639 617 860
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,470
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £46,150 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SOLIDWORKS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in the North West

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS in the North West.

Salary trend for SOLIDWORKS in the North West

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the North West

SOLIDWORKS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £28,500 -
SOLIDWORKS
England

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS.

1 7 (53.85%) CAD
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Finite Element Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) HND
5 3 (23.08%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (15.38%) HNC
6 2 (15.38%) CATIA
6 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) ANSYS
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
7 1 (7.69%) Presales
7 1 (7.69%) Revit
7 1 (7.69%) Solid Edge
7 1 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Document Management
7 1 (7.69%) PDM
7 1 (7.69%) PTC
7 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (7.69%) MS Project
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) AutoCAD
2 2 (15.38%) CATIA
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
3 1 (7.69%) Revit
3 1 (7.69%) Solid Edge
General
1 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Mechanical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD Draughtsman
4 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD Operator
4 1 (7.69%) CAD Draughtsman
4 1 (7.69%) CAD Operator
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Draughtsman
4 1 (7.69%) Product Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CAD
2 3 (23.08%) Finite Element Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) PDM
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HND
3 2 (15.38%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ANSYS
2 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
2 1 (7.69%) Progress
2 1 (7.69%) PTC
2 1 (7.69%) Siemens