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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 111 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing CAD 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.73% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
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
1479 1240 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.13% 77.99% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1076 1287
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (70.59%) SolidWorks
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Marketing
4 6 (35.29%) Stress Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) IC Design
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) BT
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
7 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
7 2 (11.76%) NFC
7 2 (11.76%) IPTV
7 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.88%) PhD
8 1 (5.88%) Huawei
8 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Physics
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (5.88%) Broadcom
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
8 1 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (5.88%) ASIC
8 1 (5.88%) DTV
8 1 (5.88%) DVB
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) NFC
2 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) DVB
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Mechanical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IPTV
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) ASIC
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Verilog
2 1 (5.88%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stress Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) IC Design
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) SolidWorks
2 2 (11.76%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Cadence
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
3 1 (5.88%) Broadcom
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago