The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 111 122 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Permanent jobs citing CAD 9 5 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 0.25% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.34% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 28
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1422 1487 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.74% 74.84% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1263 1278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
CAD
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (52.94%) MATLAB
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Electronics
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (17.65%) Signal Processing
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (17.65%) VHDL
5 3 (17.65%) Verilog
5 3 (17.65%) IC Design
5 3 (17.65%) NFC
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (17.65%) BT
5 3 (17.65%) ANSYS
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) PhD
5 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) XML

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
2 3 (17.65%) NFC
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Junior
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Junior Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) VHDL
1 3 (17.65%) Verilog
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) STB
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) IPTV
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) IC Design
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (17.65%) Signal Processing
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) PLM
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) MATLAB
2 6 (35.29%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) BT
2 3 (17.65%) ANSYS
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Broadcom
4 1 (5.88%) Perforce
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
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