The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 235 221 268
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +47
Permanent jobs citing CAD 34 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
CAD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6428 5477 6997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.68% 79.78% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5132 4380 6029
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CAD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

CAD Salary Trend in the East of England

CAD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in the East of England

CAD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -2 25 £40,500 +19.11% 2
Hertfordshire -20 6 £38,500 +2.66%
Bedfordshire +8 4 £31,250 -26.47%
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (51.72%) Degree
2 29 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 20 (34.48%) Electronics
4 19 (32.76%) SolidWorks
5 16 (27.59%) Military
5 16 (27.59%) Chemistry
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
6 12 (20.69%) .NET
7 10 (17.24%) MATLAB
8 9 (15.52%) LabVIEW
9 8 (13.79%) Oracle
9 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
10 7 (12.07%) AutoCAD
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Stress Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) C#
11 6 (10.34%) VBA
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.34%) UNIX
11 6 (10.34%) Windows
11 6 (10.34%) Validation
11 6 (10.34%) Migration
11 6 (10.34%) WinForms
11 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
11 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (8.62%) Business Development
13 4 (6.90%) C++

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 7 (12.07%) AutoCAD
2 2 (3.45%) SketchUp
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) 802.11
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
1 1 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 20 (34.48%) Electronics
3 16 (27.59%) Military
4 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Mechanical Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Design Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.62%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) CAD Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Product Design Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Technician
8 2 (3.45%) Head of Development
8 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Developer
8 2 (3.45%) CAD Technician
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.34%) WinForms
3 2 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Chemistry
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.72%) Physics
3 1 (1.72%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 6 (10.34%) UNIX
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) Project Management
1 7 (12.07%) Stress Analysis
2 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
2 6 (10.34%) Migration
2 6 (10.34%) Validation
3 5 (8.62%) Business Development
4 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.90%) Finite Element Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (6.90%) OO
5 3 (5.17%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) Line Management
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.45%) CAE
6 2 (3.45%) SOA
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.72%) PDM
7 1 (1.72%) Data Management
7 1 (1.72%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
1 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
2 10 (17.24%) MATLAB
3 6 (10.34%) VBA
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 4 (6.90%) C++
5 3 (5.17%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) SolidWorks
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
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