Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1146 1146
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 +88
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 78 78 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.041% 0.067%
As % of the Applications category 0.50% 0.47% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 92
UK median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +19.40%

SOLIDWORKS is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15657 16682 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.77% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12208 13674 17371
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.99% +3.08%

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SOLIDWORKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 75 £44,500 +18.67% 12
UK excluding London +38 72 £45,000 +25.00% 12
North of England +15 22 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Midlands +34 18 £39,250 +12.14% 3
East of England +15 16 £45,000 - 5
North West +9 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +45 12 £42,500 +30.77% 3
South East +36 12 £43,750 +11.46% 1
Yorkshire +27 7 £57,500 +64.29%
West Midlands -8 5 £37,500 +7.14%
London +17 4 £41,500 +3.75%
South West +5 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Scotland -5 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS.

1 47 (60.26%) CAD
2 32 (41.03%) Degree
3 29 (37.18%) Manufacturing
4 16 (20.51%) C++
5 15 (19.23%) C
5 15 (19.23%) Windows
6 14 (17.95%) C#
6 14 (17.95%) Finite Element Analysis
7 13 (16.67%) Linux
7 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (15.38%) HND
8 12 (15.38%) AutoCAD
8 12 (15.38%) ANSYS
8 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 11 (14.10%) Java
9 11 (14.10%) HNC
10 9 (11.54%) Embedded C
10 9 (11.54%) Validation
11 8 (10.26%) Electronics
11 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.26%) Bluetooth
11 8 (10.26%) CATIA
11 8 (10.26%) QML
11 8 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (10.26%) Android
11 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V

SOLIDWORKS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) AutoCAD
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.26%) CATIA
3 5 (6.41%) Abaqus
3 5 (6.41%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (6.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (6.41%) PTC Creo
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.85%) NASTRAN
4 3 (3.85%) Solid Edge
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.56%) InDesign
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.56%) Revit
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.28%) OrCAD
6 1 (1.28%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.85%) ENOVIA
2 3 (3.85%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) Wireless
4 3 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) AccuRev
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
1 3 (3.85%) LabVIEW
1 3 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (37.18%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Design Engineer
2 20 (25.64%) Mechanical Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Project Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Design Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) CAD Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Security Officer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Graduate
9 4 (5.13%) Hardware Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) GUI Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) IT Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) QML
1 8 (10.26%) Qt
2 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.85%) MFC
2 3 (3.85%) OpenGL
2 3 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (3.85%) iPhone
5 3 (3.85%) Robotics
6 2 (2.56%) Animation
6 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) CAD
2 14 (17.95%) Finite Element Analysis
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.54%) Validation
5 8 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (10.26%) Signal Processing
6 6 (7.69%) Data Management
6 6 (7.69%) ERP
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.41%) Logistics
7 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
7 5 (6.41%) Prototyping
7 5 (6.41%) Software Licensing
7 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.13%) 3D Modelling
9 3 (3.85%) CRM
9 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) C++
2 15 (19.23%) C
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) Embedded C
6 7 (8.97%) SQL
7 6 (7.69%) VB
8 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) HND
3 11 (14.10%) HNC
4 4 (5.13%) PhD
5 2 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO 13485
2 5 (6.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) ANSYS
3 6 (7.69%) Sage
4 5 (6.41%) Dell
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 3 (3.85%) EMC
5 3 (3.85%) Epicor
5 3 (3.85%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) LANDesk