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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1160 845 895
Rank change year-on-year -315 +50 +177
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 53 57 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.062% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.39% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 11
10th Percentile £30,265 £25,150 £31,250
25th Percentile £34,688 £27,500 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +100.00% -29.41% +11.84%
75th Percentile - £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile - £51,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +100.00% -29.41% +8.97%

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 13,503 6,262 6,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.27% 6.80% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7,008 4,260 5,376
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,938
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,188 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,875 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.32% +3.33% +7.14%

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOLIDWORKS.

Salary trend for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOLIDWORKS over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 9 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -159 53 £60,000 +100.00% 53
England -285 52 £60,000 +100.00% 58
South East -55 45 £60,000 +100.00% 9
Work from Home -264 16 £60,000 +110.53% 6
Midlands -73 4 - - 13
London -277 4 - - 7
West Midlands - 4 - - 5
East of England -74 3 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Wales -36 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 40 (75.47%) CAD
2 26 (49.06%) Degree
3 25 (47.17%) Finite Element Analysis
3 25 (47.17%) C
4 24 (45.28%) 3D Printing
5 23 (43.40%) Prototyping
5 23 (43.40%) Animation
6 21 (39.62%) AutoCAD
6 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
7 18 (33.96%) Electronics
8 17 (32.08%) Aerospace
8 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (30.19%) 3D Graphics
9 16 (30.19%) Manufacturing
9 16 (30.19%) Data Management
10 15 (28.30%) Scrum
10 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
10 15 (28.30%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
10 15 (28.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (28.30%) ANSYS
10 15 (28.30%) Visualisation
10 15 (28.30%) Rapid Prototyping
11 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
11 13 (24.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 10 (18.87%) VRML
13 10 (18.87%) Xcode
13 10 (18.87%) Mathematics

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 5 (9.43%) Kinematics
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) AutoCAD
2 10 (18.87%) Revit
3 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Fusion 360
5 5 (9.43%) 3ds Max
5 5 (9.43%) Blender
5 5 (9.43%) CATIA
5 5 (9.43%) Maya
6 2 (3.77%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.89%) PTC Creo
7 1 (1.89%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) GitHub
2 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) GIS
2 2 (3.77%) Power BI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) CMake
1 10 (18.87%) GCC
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 10 (18.87%) Xcode
General
1 21 (39.62%) Social Skills
2 18 (33.96%) Electronics
3 17 (32.08%) Aerospace
3 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (30.19%) Manufacturing
5 13 (24.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 8 (15.09%) Finance
6 8 (15.09%) Marketing
6 8 (15.09%) Public Sector
7 6 (11.32%) Aeronautics
7 6 (11.32%) Games
8 5 (9.43%) French Language
9 4 (7.55%) Law
10 1 (1.89%) Avionics
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Economy
10 1 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Mechanical Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) 3D Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Designer
5 8 (15.09%) Graduate
5 8 (15.09%) Industrial Designer
6 5 (9.43%) 3D Visualiser
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Field Applications Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Field Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Electrical Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) 3D Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (18.87%) Qt
1 10 (18.87%) STL
1 10 (18.87%) VRML
1 10 (18.87%) WebAssembly
1 10 (18.87%) WebGL
1 10 (18.87%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) EDI
2 5 (9.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (9.43%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) 3D Printing
2 23 (43.40%) Animation
3 16 (30.19%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
4 10 (18.87%) Lidar
5 8 (15.09%) Life Science
5 8 (15.09%) User Experience
6 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
7 4 (7.55%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) CAD
2 25 (47.17%) Finite Element Analysis
3 23 (43.40%) Prototyping
4 17 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (30.19%) Data Management
6 15 (28.30%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
6 15 (28.30%) Rapid Prototyping
6 15 (28.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
6 15 (28.30%) Visualisation
7 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.87%) 3D Animation
9 10 (18.87%) 3D Modelling
9 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
9 10 (18.87%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
9 10 (18.87%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C
2 10 (18.87%) C#
2 10 (18.87%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.43%) DBS Check
4 4 (7.55%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) ANSYS
2 10 (18.87%) Rockwell
3 8 (15.09%) Adobe
4 5 (9.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft