The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 119 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing CAD 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.45%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.00%
CAD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1542 1293 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.73% 81.53% 83.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 968 1224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CAD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Cheshire region.

CAD Salary Trend in Cheshire

CAD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
CAD
North West

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (41.67%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Robotics
5 4 (33.33%) Autodesk
5 4 (33.33%) GIS
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Document Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (16.67%) InDesign
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (16.67%) InDesign
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (8.33%) CodeWarrior
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) CAD Technician
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planner
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Robotics
1 4 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) Mechatronics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Autodesk
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (8.33%) Altera