Design Skills for your CV in the Engineering Industry

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Design Skills List in the Engineering Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Design role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Design job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Design job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

engineering
35%
solidworks
35%
cad
35%
design
32%
autocad
26%
engineer
23%
design engineer
20%
3d
18%
mechanical design
18%
mechanical
18%
2d
15%
manufacturing
12%
production
12%
draughtsperson
12%
electrical
12%
special purpose machinery
9%
electrical design
9%
draughtsman
9%
design engineering
9%
engineering design
6%
aerospace
6%
automotive
6%
machinery
6%
designer
6%
inventor
6%
capital equipment
6%
electrical engineering
6%
management
6%
mechanical design engineer
6%
tamworth
6%
dsear
6%
project teams
6%
fmcg
6%
wolverhampton
6%
food
6%
handling
6%
hydraulics
6%
manufacture
6%
technical
6%
technician
6%
metal
6%
catia
6%
pneumatics
6%
designing
6%
process
6%
drawings
6%
oldbury
3%
communication skills
3%
contract
3%
piping
3%
bradford
3%
structural
3%
calculations
3%
gis
3%
creo
3%
chemical engineering
3%
hydraulic design engineer
3%
lincoln
3%
product design
3%
consultancy
3%
network architecture
3%
drafter
3%
product design engineer
3%
electro-mechanical
3%
leeds
3%
valves
3%
design cycle
3%
telecoms
3%
cad engineer
3%
temporary
3%
cannock
3%
nuclear
3%
revit
3%
materials
3%
water systems
3%
cad technician
3%
control systems
3%
lichfield
3%
problem solving
3%
lead
3%
chobham
3%
sutton coldfield
3%
process engineering
3%
melton mowbray
3%
farnborough
3%
electronic hardware
3%
project design
3%
newark-on-trent
3%
surveying
3%
leatherhead
3%
salisbury
3%
walsall
3%
cad design
3%
nottingham
3%
surveyor
3%
sheet metal
3%
solid edge
3%
communication
3%
devon
3%
developer
3%
solid works
3%
vehicles
3%
defence
3%
auto
3%
plymouth
3%
sleaford
3%
welding
3%
warminster
3%
hnd
3%
siemens nx
3%
software
3%
manufacturer
3%
woking
3%
creative
3%
iatf 16949
3%
bill
3%
birmingham
3%
product development
3%
ideal
3%
methodical
3%
boms
3%
civil
3%
specifications
3%
meet deadlines
3%
motorsport
3%
boston
3%
coordinator
3%
p&id
3%
coventry
3%
3d cad
3%
tekla
3%
project
3%
dudley
3%
kidderminster
3%
refrigeration
3%
3d design
3%

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