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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 185 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing CAD 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £23,750 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.41% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
3220 3090 3213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 83.02% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2640 2753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,350 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (42.11%) ArchiCAD
1 8 (42.11%) Revit
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
3 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) HND
4 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
4 2 (10.53%) Autodesk
4 2 (10.53%) Animation
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Sony
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) ArchiCAD
1 8 (42.11%) Revit
2 5 (26.32%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) CAD Technician
2 2 (10.53%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Junior
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) CAD Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Animation
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
2 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.26%) Sony
2 1 (5.26%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft