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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 104 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing CAD 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1204 1422 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.02% 79.26% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1216 1302
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (71.88%) Degree
2 19 (59.38%) Electronics
3 16 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 16 (50.00%) Military
3 16 (50.00%) Chemistry
4 14 (43.75%) SOLIDWORKS
5 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
6 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
7 8 (25.00%) C
7 8 (25.00%) C++
8 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Finite Element Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Validation
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) Business Development
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.38%) PTC Creo
11 3 (9.38%) Marketing
11 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
11 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (9.38%) PTC
11 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Automotive
11 3 (9.38%) Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Autodesk

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (43.75%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (9.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (9.38%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 19 (59.38%) Electronics
2 16 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 16 (50.00%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) 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%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Product Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Printing
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Stress Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Finite Element Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Validation
3 4 (12.50%) Business Development
3 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) CAE
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) MATLAB
2 8 (25.00%) C
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Autodesk
2 3 (9.38%) PTC
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