Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1179 1193
Rank change year-on-year +52 +14 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 54 70 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.054%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 65
UK median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,125 £30,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,500 £44,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% -7.89%

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 15531 18127 21762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 9.17% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12073 14822 17181
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +51 54 £35,000 -10.83% 14
UK excluding London +51 52 £34,500 -8.00% 14
North of England -3 20 £41,000 +7.89% 3
Midlands +39 17 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North West -12 15 £40,000 +14.29% 2
West Midlands +13 11 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England +9 6 £40,000 -3.61% 4
East Midlands - 6 £36,750 - 3
Yorkshire +17 5 £47,250 +21.15% 1
South West +14 5 £32,500 -13.33%
South East +64 4 £25,750 -29.93% 3
London +42 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 23 (42.59%) CAD
3 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
4 18 (33.33%) HND
5 15 (27.78%) Windows
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) HNC
7 11 (20.37%) Linux
8 10 (18.52%) C
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) ERP
10 8 (14.81%) C#
10 8 (14.81%) C++
10 8 (14.81%) Java
11 7 (12.96%) Dell
11 7 (12.96%) Electronics
11 7 (12.96%) Firewall
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.96%) Autodesk Inventor
12 6 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (11.11%) Validation
12 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 6 (11.11%) ANSYS
12 6 (11.11%) SonicWALL
12 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
12 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development

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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (12.96%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (9.26%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.70%) Solid Edge
5 1 (1.85%) Abaqus
5 1 (1.85%) Mathcad
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.85%) OrCAD
5 1 (1.85%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.85%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Epicor Vantage
1 3 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Bluetooth
3 4 (7.41%) MPLS
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.96%) Electronics
3 6 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.41%) Finance
5 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Design Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Mechanical Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Project Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Security Officer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) PCB Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) EMC Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) QML
1 5 (9.26%) Qt
2 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) AS400
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) Android
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.56%) CentOS
8 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) CAD
2 9 (16.67%) ERP
2 9 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Signal Processing
4 5 (9.26%) Software Licensing
5 4 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Data Management
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) People Management
5 4 (7.41%) Prototyping
5 4 (7.41%) SDLC
6 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.56%) Document Management
6 3 (5.56%) Logistics
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C
2 8 (14.81%) C#
2 8 (14.81%) C++
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded C
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 18 (33.33%) HND
3 11 (20.37%) HNC
4 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) ISO 13485
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Dell
3 6 (11.11%) ANSYS
3 6 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 5 (9.26%) Sage
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Infor
5 4 (7.41%) Lotus
5 4 (7.41%) NETGEAR
5 4 (7.41%) Riverbed
5 4 (7.41%) Sophos
5 4 (7.41%) Veeam
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 3 (5.56%) Epicor
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec