Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1141 1126
Rank change year-on-year +83 -15 +91
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 49 65 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 50
UK median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -14.01%
10th Percentile £25,383 £29,500 £26,175
90th Percentile £61,000 £54,375 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% -14.01%

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 12,427 14,804 14,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.38% 8.46% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,224 11,739 12,049
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,868 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 11 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 26 March 2019. 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
UK excluding London +55 46 £37,500 -11.76% 86
England +59 44 £35,000 -17.65% 86
East of England +81 15 £25,383 -45.12% 10
South East +34 11 £54,000 +54.29% 26
North of England +47 9 £45,000 - 8
North West +31 9 £45,000 - 7
South West +24 6 £30,000 -20.00% 17
Scotland +10 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
London +64 2 - - 6
East Midlands +39 1 - - 6
Midlands +30 1 - - 21

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS.

1 34 (69.39%) CAD
2 24 (48.98%) Manufacturing
2 24 (48.98%) Degree
3 16 (32.65%) Electronics
4 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (24.49%) C
5 12 (24.49%) Validation
6 11 (22.45%) 3ds Max
6 11 (22.45%) 3D Printing
6 11 (22.45%) MicroStation
6 11 (22.45%) 3D Modelling
6 11 (22.45%) Signal Processing
7 10 (20.41%) C#
7 10 (20.41%) C++
7 10 (20.41%) Life Science
8 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
8 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
8 9 (18.37%) Qt
8 9 (18.37%) Android
8 9 (18.37%) QML
9 8 (16.33%) Prototyping
9 8 (16.33%) EMC
10 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (14.29%) ISO 13485
11 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) RFID
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.20%) Mathcad

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:

Applications
1 11 (22.45%) 3ds Max
1 11 (22.45%) MicroStation
2 5 (10.20%) Mathcad
3 4 (8.16%) AutoCAD
4 3 (6.12%) PTC Creo
5 2 (4.08%) EPLAN
6 1 (2.04%) Abaqus
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.04%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.04%) OrCAD
6 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (2.04%) Siemens NX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Bluetooth
2 6 (12.24%) RFID
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 24 (48.98%) Manufacturing
2 16 (32.65%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) CAD Modeller
2 9 (18.37%) Design Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Mechanical Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Graduate
7 3 (6.12%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Junior
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Electrical Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) QML
1 9 (18.37%) Qt
2 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) 3D Printing
3 10 (20.41%) Life Science
4 4 (8.16%) Blog
4 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Optoelectronics
5 3 (6.12%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.08%) Acoustics
6 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.04%) CPLD
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) CAD
2 12 (24.49%) Validation
3 11 (22.45%) 3D Modelling
3 11 (22.45%) Signal Processing
4 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.33%) Prototyping
6 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Finite Element Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Mechatronics
8 4 (8.16%) Schematic Capture
9 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
10 2 (4.08%) Line Management
10 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) People Management
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C
2 10 (20.41%) C#
2 10 (20.41%) C++
3 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
3 9 (18.37%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) HNC
3 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO 13485
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) EMC
2 2 (4.08%) ANSYS
2 2 (4.08%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Siemens