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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK
Rank 823 919 925
Rank change year-on-year +96 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 26 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.026% 0.029%
As % of the Applications category 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 23
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,600 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -17.64%  

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 10907 14563 16254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.02% 14.20% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9008 11864 13115
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOLIDWORKS in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 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 23 March 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 +92 26 £32,500 -7.14% 19
North West - 7 £30,000 -
South West +22 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Exeter - 5 £32,500 -
East of England +35 4 £47,500 - 10
West Midlands +34 4 £30,500 -30.28% 3
South East +65 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £28,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Manchester - 3 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire +22 2 £38,500 -
East Midlands +4 2 £38,500 -
Redditch - 2 £28,500 - 1
Northampton - 2 £38,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £28,500 -
Surrey +39 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 - 8
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £18,000 -
Farnham - 1 £32,500 -
Worcester - 1 £38,500 - 1
Durham - 1 £35,000 -
Burnley - 1 £27,000 -
Peterlee - 1 £35,000 -
Fareham - 1 £18,000 -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (36.67%) CAD
2 21 (35.00%) Manufacturing
2 21 (35.00%) Degree
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 14 (23.33%) Windows
6 13 (21.67%) MS Office
7 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
8 10 (16.67%) SonicWALL
8 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (16.67%) C
8 10 (16.67%) HND
8 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.67%) Firewall
8 10 (16.67%) Dell
8 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.67%) VMware
9 9 (15.00%) Cisco
9 9 (15.00%) ITIL
10 8 (13.33%) C++
10 8 (13.33%) Electronics
11 7 (11.67%) Finance
11 7 (11.67%) VB
11 7 (11.67%) ERP
12 6 (10.00%) Linux
12 6 (10.00%) .NET
12 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.00%) C#
12 6 (10.00%) SQL

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related 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 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 5 (8.33%) IIS
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 13 (21.67%) MS Office
3 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (10.00%) CATIA
5 4 (6.67%) PTC Creo
6 3 (5.00%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (3.33%) InDesign
7 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (3.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (3.33%) Solid Edge
8 1 (1.67%) Mathcad
8 1 (1.67%) MS Project
8 1 (1.67%) Revit
8 1 (1.67%) Siemens NX
8 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Sage 200
2 3 (5.00%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.67%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) MPLS
2 5 (8.33%) VPN
3 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) Junos
5 1 (1.67%) LTE
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 3 (5.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 21 (35.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.33%) Electronics
3 7 (11.67%) Finance
4 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.33%) Automotive
6 4 (6.67%) Marketing
7 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.67%) Games
8 1 (1.67%) Law
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Design Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Mechanical Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Project Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Manager
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
9 3 (5.00%) PCB Design Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) PCB Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Designer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Qt
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) AS400
1 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.33%) Animation
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Arduino
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) CAD
2 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) ERP
5 6 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (10.00%) Logistics
5 6 (10.00%) People Management
6 5 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.33%) Presales
6 5 (8.33%) SDLC
6 5 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) Business Development
7 4 (6.67%) Finite Element Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) ITSM
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) C
2 8 (13.33%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) VB
4 6 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) HND
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) HNC
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Dell
2 10 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Lotus
5 5 (8.33%) Avaya
5 5 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Infor
5 5 (8.33%) NETGEAR
5 5 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 5 (8.33%) Sage
5 5 (8.33%) Sophos
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec
5 5 (8.33%) Veeam
6 3 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
EDAG
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 14 days ago