Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1116 1171 1157
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14 +65
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 68 76 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.040% 0.067%
As % of the Applications category 0.45% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 93
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% +5.63%

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 15220 16801 21830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 8.86% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 13740 17450
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 12 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 October 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 +45 68 £42,500 +13.33% 16
UK excluding London +37 65 £42,500 +18.06% 15
North of England +30 23 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Midlands +25 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West +10 16 £45,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +15 14 £45,000 +4.05% 5
East Midlands +55 12 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Yorkshire +16 7 £47,250 +35.00%
South East +45 6 £34,500 -12.10% 3
West Midlands -9 6 £31,250 -10.71%
London +14 3 £39,500 -1.25% 3
South West +5 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 37 (54.41%) CAD
2 31 (45.59%) Degree
3 22 (32.35%) Manufacturing
4 14 (20.59%) C
4 14 (20.59%) C#
4 14 (20.59%) C++
4 14 (20.59%) Windows
5 13 (19.12%) Linux
5 13 (19.12%) HND
6 12 (17.65%) HNC
6 12 (17.65%) AutoCAD
6 12 (17.65%) Finite Element Analysis
7 11 (16.18%) Java
7 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
9 9 (13.24%) Validation
9 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.24%) ANSYS
10 8 (11.76%) Android
10 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
10 8 (11.76%) Qt
10 8 (11.76%) Electronics
10 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.76%) Bluetooth
10 8 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (11.76%) Signal Processing

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) AutoCAD
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.82%) CATIA
4 3 (4.41%) Abaqus
4 3 (4.41%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (4.41%) Solid Edge
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.47%) NASTRAN
6 1 (1.47%) OrCAD
6 1 (1.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.47%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.47%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.41%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (2.94%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) Wireless
4 3 (4.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) AccuRev
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (32.35%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.76%) Electronics
3 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Design Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Project Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Security Officer
6 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) GUI Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) PCB Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) QML
1 8 (11.76%) Qt
2 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.41%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) MFC
4 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.94%) Robotics
6 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Android
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
5 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) CAD
2 12 (17.65%) Finite Element Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.24%) Validation
4 8 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) Signal Processing
5 6 (8.82%) ERP
6 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.35%) Data Management
6 5 (7.35%) Logistics
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.35%) Software Licensing
6 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (4.41%) Document Management
7 3 (4.41%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 3 (4.41%) Physics
7 3 (4.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) C
1 14 (20.59%) C#
1 14 (20.59%) C++
2 11 (16.18%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
4 7 (10.29%) SQL
5 6 (8.82%) VB
6 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) HND
3 12 (17.65%) HNC
4 4 (5.88%) PhD
5 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO 13485
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Firmware
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) ANSYS
3 6 (8.82%) Sage
4 5 (7.35%) Dell
5 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 3 (4.41%) Epicor
5 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.47%) VMware