The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 189 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CAD 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3491 2985 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.90% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3004 2541 3098
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CAD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CAD Salary Trend in Manchester

CAD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

CAD Salary Histogram in Manchester

CAD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Manchester 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
Altrincham - 2 £35,250 -
Bolton - 1 - -
CAD
North West

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (38.10%) C++
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Python
1 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) C
2 7 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Animation
2 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (28.57%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) SVG
4 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (23.81%) ArchiCAD
4 5 (23.81%) Revit
5 3 (14.29%) AutoCAD
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) HND
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Autodesk
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) QA
6 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Photoshop

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (23.81%) Revit
1 5 (23.81%) ArchiCAD
2 3 (14.29%) AutoCAD
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) CAD Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) CAD Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 5 (23.81%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Animation
1 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C++
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) HND
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Autodesk
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SolidWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Sony