The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 171 158 170
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing CAD 12 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.78% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 4
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +15.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3258 3187 3010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 78.59% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2627 2732 2632
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
CAD
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (78.95%) C++
1 15 (78.95%) OpenGL
1 15 (78.95%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (52.63%) Games
2 10 (52.63%) DirectX
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Animation
4 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (26.32%) Image Processing
4 5 (26.32%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) CUDA
4 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) SVG
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (5.26%) SmartPlant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Integration

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (52.63%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) C++ Developer
1 10 (52.63%) C++ Software Developer
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
1 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) CAD Technician
2 1 (5.26%) Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) OpenGL
2 10 (52.63%) DirectX
3 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (26.32%) Animation
2 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (26.32%) CUDA
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OOD
2 5 (26.32%) Image Processing
2 5 (26.32%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (5.26%) CAE
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C
3 5 (26.32%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Intergraph
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