Aerospace Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Aerospace Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Aerospace role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Aerospace job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Aerospace job descriptions contained aerospace as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

aerospace
60%
manufacturing
36%
engineer
29%
engineering
24%
production
20%
defence
20%
solidworks
20%
cambridge
16%
stevenage
16%
cnc
16%
bedford
12%
braintree
12%
essex
12%
stortford
12%
walden
12%
automotive
12%
manufacturing engineer
12%
machinery
12%
precision
12%
twickenham
12%
mechanical
12%
aviation
12%
aircraft
12%
manager
8%
chelmsford
8%
colchester
8%
goods
8%
logistics
8%
person
8%
picking
8%
storeman
8%
stores
8%
storesperson
8%
warehouse
8%
aerospace engineer
8%
as9100
8%
cad
8%
mechanical engineer
8%
electrical
8%
catia
8%
design
8%
broughton
8%
chester
8%
cmm
8%
edm
8%
easa
8%
workshops
8%
london
8%
programmer
8%
programming
8%
military
8%
mod
8%
mechanical inspection
4%
supervisor
4%
assembly technician
4%
manufacturing technician
4%
development
4%
executive
4%
hitchin
4%
luton
4%
milton
4%
nuclear
4%
sales
4%
bdm
4%
biggleswade
4%
hybrid
4%
letchworth
4%
remote
4%
cnc milling
4%
cnc programming
4%
cnc turning
4%
drone
4%
brentford
4%
cutter
4%
cutting
4%
fabrication
4%
gear
4%
hounslow
4%
machinist
4%
manual
4%
richmond
4%
slough
4%
steel
4%
hnc
4%
manufacturer
4%
product design
4%
2d
4%
3d
4%
auto cad
4%
beng
4%
creo
4%
design engineer
4%
hnd
4%
inventor
4%
lean
4%
mechanical design engineer
4%
meng
4%
six sigma
4%
test
4%
fareham
4%
quality
4%
quality assurance
4%
quality engineer
4%
aerospace industry
4%
assembly
4%
continuous improvement
4%
forklift
4%
probate
4%
recruitment
4%
testing
4%
automation
4%
electronic
4%
avionic
4%
maintenance
4%
repair
4%
technician
4%
inspector
4%
quality technician
4%
raf
4%
systems
4%
bangor
4%
isle of anglesey
4%
wales
4%
cad/cam
4%
cnc machining
4%
engineering manager
4%
npi
4%
precision engineering
4%
aeronautical engineer
4%
aircraft engineer
4%
team leader
4%
autocad
4%
birmingham
4%
electrical design
4%
electrical design engineer
4%
electrical engineer
4%
ex-navy
4%
marine
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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