The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 84 101 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing CAD 25 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £40,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.83%
CAD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1452 1192 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.98% 80.81% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 947 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CAD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

CAD Salary Trend in Cambridge

CAD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 18 (56.25%) SolidWorks
3 17 (53.13%) Electronics
3 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
4 16 (50.00%) Military
4 16 (50.00%) Chemistry
5 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
6 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
7 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Validation
8 6 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (15.63%) Business Development
10 4 (12.50%) C++
10 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) Marketing
12 2 (6.25%) C
12 2 (6.25%) Oracle
12 2 (6.25%) SOA
12 2 (6.25%) CAE
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) GIS
12 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
12 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.25%) Java EE
12 2 (6.25%) QA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (53.13%) Electronics
1 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
2 16 (50.00%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Mechanical Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Product Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
2 6 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
2 6 (18.75%) Validation
3 5 (15.63%) Business Development
4 4 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) CAE
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
2 4 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) SolidWorks
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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