Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1048 1141 1133
Rank change year-on-year +93 -8 +59
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 22 30 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 51
UK median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £41,000 £26,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £52,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% +13.33%

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 11,131 14,327 15,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.11% 8.71% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,778 11,126 11,872
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +2.94% +3.03%

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 9 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 17 October 2019. 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 +107 22 £47,500 +35.71% 114
UK excluding London +77 22 £47,500 +35.71% 109
South East +38 15 £55,000 +69.23% 22
South West +11 4 £45,000 +20.00% 19
East of England +48 1 £40,000 +14.29% 19
Midlands +31 1 - - 30
West Midlands +27 1 - - 11
North of England +27 1 £50,000 +42.86% 18
Yorkshire -2 1 £50,000 +57.48% 7

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 16 (72.73%) CAD
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Finite Element Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
3 11 (50.00%) HND
3 11 (50.00%) Electronics
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (45.45%) FMEA
4 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 10 (45.45%) Quality Management
4 10 (45.45%) Resource Management
4 10 (45.45%) Lean Manufacturing
4 10 (45.45%) PDM
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.09%) Automotive
7 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Office 365
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.55%) Aerospace

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 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.55%) CATIA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) OrCAD
1 1 (4.55%) PTC Creo
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
1 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
2 11 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Design Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Mechanical Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) CAD Design Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) CAD Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior CAD Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Design Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Stress Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Stress Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) CAD
2 13 (59.09%) Finite Element Analysis
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (45.45%) FMEA
4 10 (45.45%) Lean Manufacturing
4 10 (45.45%) PDM
4 10 (45.45%) Quality Management
4 10 (45.45%) Resource Management
4 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) ANSYS
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) PTC
2 1 (4.55%) VMware