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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 89 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing CAD 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1171 1519 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.52% 83.32% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1177 1103
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) C++
2 14 (51.85%) SOLIDWORKS
3 13 (48.15%) C
4 11 (40.74%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Autodesk
5 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
6 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Siemens NX
7 8 (29.63%) PTC Creo
8 7 (25.93%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) Physics
8 7 (25.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (22.22%) AutoCAD
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Revit
9 6 (22.22%) MicroStation
9 6 (22.22%) Solid Edge
10 5 (18.52%) Finite Element Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Electronics
10 5 (18.52%) Automotive
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle
12 3 (11.11%) UNIX
12 3 (11.11%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) PTC
12 3 (11.11%) Data Management
13 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (7.41%) Algorithms

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) SOLIDWORKS
2 8 (29.63%) Siemens NX
2 8 (29.63%) PTC Creo
3 7 (25.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (22.22%) Revit
4 6 (22.22%) MicroStation
4 6 (22.22%) Solid Edge
4 6 (22.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Mechanical Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) CAD Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Project Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.93%) Physics
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.41%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Finite Element Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Industrial Design
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) OOP
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) PDM
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C++
2 13 (48.15%) C
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) XAML
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Autodesk
2 3 (11.11%) PTC
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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