Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 945 776 1076
Rank change year-on-year -169 +300 +111
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 49 19 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.58% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 20
10th Percentile £26,600 £31,600 £27,325
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +28.57%
75th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £49,500 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +28.57%

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 8,500 4,719 11,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.48% 6.88% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,359 3,677 9,226
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,400 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -138 45 £42,500 - 79
UK excluding London -130 36 £42,500 - 83
North of England -48 19 £46,250 +36.03% 16
Yorkshire -49 18 £46,250 +36.03% 10
Work from Home - 13 £45,000 -
London - 13 - -
South East -99 6 £45,000 +5.88% 21
South West -72 5 - - 10
Wales - 4 - - 2
East Midlands -50 1 £24,000 - 16
Midlands -72 1 £24,000 - 22
North West - 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 £32,500 - 10

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 24 (48.98%) Manufacturing
2 22 (44.90%) Finite Element Analysis
3 17 (34.69%) ANSYS
4 16 (32.65%) Stress Analysis
4 16 (32.65%) Wireless
4 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
4 16 (32.65%) ASTM
4 16 (32.65%) PhD
4 16 (32.65%) CAD
5 13 (26.53%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (24.49%) Ruby
6 12 (24.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (24.49%) Use Case
6 12 (24.49%) Go
6 12 (24.49%) Redis
6 12 (24.49%) Kafka
6 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
6 12 (24.49%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (24.49%) Cloud Native
6 12 (24.49%) Microservices
6 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
6 12 (24.49%) SOLID
6 12 (24.49%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (24.49%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 12 (24.49%) Prometheus
6 12 (24.49%) Decision-Making

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 13 (26.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.04%) EPLAN
2 1 (2.04%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
1 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (24.49%) Redis
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (48.98%) Manufacturing
2 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Design Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Mechanical Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) PCB Design Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) PCB Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Radio Design Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Radio Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Stress Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Telecoms Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.16%) CAD Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (24.49%) Kafka
1 12 (24.49%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) ASTM
2 12 (24.49%) Cloud Native
3 5 (10.20%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (6.12%) Tandem
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Finite Element Analysis
2 16 (32.65%) CAD
2 16 (32.65%) Stress Analysis
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (24.49%) Decision-Making
4 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (24.49%) Microservices
4 12 (24.49%) SOLID
4 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 12 (24.49%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 12 (24.49%) Use Case
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
5 5 (10.20%) QMS
6 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.04%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps
7 1 (2.04%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Go
1 12 (24.49%) Ruby
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) PhD
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
1 12 (24.49%) Kustomize
1 12 (24.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) ANSYS
2 1 (2.04%) Cadence
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Siemens
2 1 (2.04%) WooCommerce
2 1 (2.04%) Xilinx