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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 888 914
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26  
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 21 35 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.036% 0.055%
As % of the Applications category 0.28% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 38
Median salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,850 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.95% +4.28%  

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7595 9012 11089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.63% 9.15% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5988 7386 8701
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 29 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +38 21 £33,000 -17.50% 7
West Midlands +7 6 £31,250 -8.08%
North West -36 5 £34,000 -2.85%
Yorkshire +3 4 £37,000 -9.75%
Cheshire - 3 £33,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 -
South East +46 2 £33,750 - 2
London +22 2 £37,500 -6.25%
West Yorkshire +11 2 £37,000 -9.75%
Birmingham +8 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Brighouse - 2 £37,000 -
Chester - 2 £32,750 -
Staffordshire +13 1 £32,500 -
East of England -4 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - - 4
Cambridge -12 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Fareham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 -
York - 1 £57,500 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 22 (45.83%) CAD
3 20 (41.67%) Manufacturing
4 14 (29.17%) HND
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (18.75%) Finite Element Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.75%) AutoCAD
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 8 (16.67%) Dell
9 8 (16.67%) Firewall
9 8 (16.67%) C
9 8 (16.67%) C++
9 8 (16.67%) SonicWALL
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) HNC
10 7 (14.58%) ERP
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco
11 6 (12.50%) C#
11 6 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
12 5 (10.42%) SDLC
12 5 (10.42%) Contingency Planning
12 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (10.42%) Office 365
12 5 (10.42%) People Management
12 5 (10.42%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server

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 (10.42%) IBM Domino
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (18.75%) AutoCAD
3 6 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
4 4 (8.33%) PTC Creo
5 3 (6.25%) Solid Edge
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (2.08%) Abaqus
7 1 (2.08%) Mathcad
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (2.08%) Revit
7 1 (2.08%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.17%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) MPLS
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 20 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
3 5 (10.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Design Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Mechanical Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Manager
6 4 (8.33%) PCB Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) PCB Design Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Sales Executive
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) Qt
2 2 (4.17%) QML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) AS400
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Arduino
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) CAD
2 9 (18.75%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) ERP
4 5 (10.42%) Contingency Planning
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) People Management
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) SDLC
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) Logistics
5 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.25%) Document Management
6 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C
1 8 (16.67%) C++
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) HND
3 7 (14.58%) HNC
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) WSUS
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Dell
2 8 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) Avaya
4 5 (10.42%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) Infor
4 5 (10.42%) Lotus
4 5 (10.42%) NETGEAR
4 5 (10.42%) Riverbed
4 5 (10.42%) Sage
4 5 (10.42%) Sophos
4 5 (10.42%) Veeam
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
6 2 (4.17%) Epicor
6 2 (4.17%) PTC
6 2 (4.17%) Siemens
7 1 (2.08%) ANSYS
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 24 days ago
Fareham
Prospectus
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Company & Performance Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Gateshead
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago