The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 88 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing CAD 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.12% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.76% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +91.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
CAD
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
714 660 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 84.51% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 513 585 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

CAD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

CAD Salary Trend in Dorset

CAD
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) HNC
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HND
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
4 1 (11.11%) PTC Creo
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Pro/ENGINEER

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (44.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (11.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (11.11%) PTC Creo
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Design Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Draughtsman
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Mechanical Draughtsman
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Autodesk