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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 89 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing CAD 25 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £40,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1330 1170 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.50% 82.45% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 980 1042
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £67,500
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 30 January 2015.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 18 (56.25%) SolidWorks
3 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
3 17 (53.13%) Electronics
4 16 (50.00%) Military
4 16 (50.00%) Chemistry
5 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
6 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
7 7 (21.88%) Validation
7 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Finite Element Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Business Development
9 5 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.50%) C
10 4 (12.50%) C++
10 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (12.50%) OO
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) Marketing
11 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (6.25%) Line Management
12 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
12 2 (6.25%) Java EE
12 2 (6.25%) QA
12 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
12 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.25%) CAE

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
1 17 (53.13%) Electronics
2 16 (50.00%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Mechanical Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems 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
6 3 (9.38%) Product Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software 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%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Validation
1 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
2 6 (18.75%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Business Development
3 5 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) CAE
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
2 4 (12.50%) C
2 4 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) SolidWorks
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£50k DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£50k DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k - £60k DoE + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago