The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 93 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing CAD 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% 0.55% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.67% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -7.23%
CAD
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
835 898 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.92% 82.69% 78.20%
Number of salaries quoted 689 791 548
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CAD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CAD Salary Trend in Kent

CAD
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in Kent

CAD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Dover - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
CAD
South East

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (16.67%) Cadence
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OOP

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (16.67%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CAD Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JavaFX
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
1 1 (16.67%) Cadence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Zend
1 1 (16.67%) Atmel