Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1130 1209
Rank change year-on-year -10 +79 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 53 49 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Applications category 0.36% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 57
UK median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -14.29% +17.56%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,750 £28,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £32,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.03% -12.67% +14.50%

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 14,891 14,745 19,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.40% 8.61% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11,694 11,910 15,796
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% - -

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 14 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 23 April 2018. 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 -29 44 £38,000 +16.03% 54
England -38 43 £37,500 +10.29% 53
South East -4 14 £35,000 +34.62% 18
East of England -8 11 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North of England -28 8 £45,000 +36.36% 7
Midlands -9 6 £38,000 +16.92% 13
London -11 5 £35,000 -6.67%
North West -16 5 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West Midlands +1 4 £38,500 +18.46% 7
Yorkshire +12 3 £30,000 -21.05% 4
East Midlands +3 2 £31,250 -18.83% 4
South West -15 2 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Scotland - 2 £52,500 - 1
Wales +9 1 £35,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 25 (47.17%) Manufacturing
3 21 (39.62%) Degree
4 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) C++
5 14 (26.42%) Finite Element Analysis
6 12 (22.64%) AutoCAD
7 10 (18.87%) C
7 10 (18.87%) PTC Creo
8 8 (15.09%) C#
9 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.21%) Adobe
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
9 7 (13.21%) Electronics
9 7 (13.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 7 (13.21%) Physics
9 7 (13.21%) ANSYS
9 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
9 7 (13.21%) FMEA
9 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.32%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.32%) Marketing
10 6 (11.32%) CATIA
10 6 (11.32%) LabVIEW
11 5 (9.43%) Validation
11 5 (9.43%) MATLAB
11 5 (9.43%) OpenGL
11 5 (9.43%) Project Management
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office

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 12 (22.64%) AutoCAD
2 10 (18.87%) PTC Creo
3 7 (13.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (11.32%) CATIA
5 5 (9.43%) Abaqus
5 5 (9.43%) Autodesk Inventor
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (9.43%) NASTRAN
6 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (5.66%) InDesign
6 3 (5.66%) Revit
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (1.89%) Siemens NX
8 1 (1.89%) Simulink
8 1 (1.89%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.66%) RFID
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) Profibus
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) LabVIEW
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.77%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 25 (47.17%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
3 6 (11.32%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Mechanical Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Design Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) CAD Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Designer
9 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) 3D CAD Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Graduate
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.77%) Mechanical Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) MFC
1 5 (9.43%) OpenGL
1 5 (9.43%) QML
1 5 (9.43%) Qt
2 1 (1.89%) CGI
2 1 (1.89%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.89%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.66%) Animation
3 3 (5.66%) Life Science
3 3 (5.66%) Robotics
4 2 (3.77%) 3D Printing
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.89%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) CAD
2 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
3 14 (26.42%) Finite Element Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) FMEA
4 7 (13.21%) Physics
4 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) Prototyping
5 5 (9.43%) Validation
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Publishing
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.77%) Product Management
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) C
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.89%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) HND
2 4 (7.55%) PhD
3 3 (5.66%) HNC
4 2 (3.77%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO 13485
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Adobe
1 7 (13.21%) ANSYS
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.77%) EMC
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) PTC
4 1 (1.89%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.89%) MakerBot
4 1 (1.89%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Siemens
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter