The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 214 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing CAD 11 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.37% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
CAD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region.

CAD Salary Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CAD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Reading -3 3 £25,000 -54.54%
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
CAD
South East

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CAD.

1 6 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
3 4 (26.67%) DirectX
3 4 (26.67%) PLM
3 4 (26.67%) Windchill
3 4 (26.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (26.67%) WinForms
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (20.00%) Physics
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) GIS
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Research
6 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (6.67%) WebGL
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (6.67%) Vectorworks

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 4 (26.67%) Windchill
2 4 (26.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Simulink
4 1 (6.67%) Vectorworks
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) CAD Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) CAD Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
1 4 (26.67%) DirectX
1 4 (26.67%) WinForms
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.67%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) GIS
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) PLM
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Research
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.67%) SolidWorks