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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 91 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing CAD 19 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.80% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 6
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,000 £52,500
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
1181 1505 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.03% 83.84% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1195 1123
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (83.33%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) C++
3 12 (50.00%) C
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 11 (45.83%) Autodesk
5 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) Siemens NX
6 8 (33.33%) PTC Creo
7 7 (29.17%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
7 7 (29.17%) Physics
7 7 (29.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 6 (25.00%) AutoCAD
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Revit
8 6 (25.00%) MicroStation
8 6 (25.00%) Solid Edge
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Electronics
9 5 (20.83%) Automotive
10 4 (16.67%) UNIX
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) PTC
11 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.50%) Data Management
12 2 (8.33%) Teamcenter

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 8 (33.33%) Siemens NX
2 8 (33.33%) PTC Creo
3 7 (29.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (25.00%) Revit
4 6 (25.00%) MicroStation
4 6 (25.00%) Solid Edge
4 6 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 5 (20.83%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) CAD Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
1 7 (29.17%) Physics
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) 3D Printing
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Data Management
2 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Use Case
3 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) SDLC
3 1 (4.17%) Industrial Design
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Web Development
3 1 (4.17%) OOP
3 1 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (4.17%) PDM
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) C
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Autodesk
2 4 (16.67%) PTC
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
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