The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 30 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 222 219 241
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing CAD 18 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 9
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
CAD
England

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CAD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CAD Salary Trend in the North West

CAD
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in the North West

CAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Manchester -12 12 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Merseyside - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire -6 2 £40,000 +45.45% 3
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (57.14%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) OpenGL
2 15 (53.57%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (39.29%) Games
4 10 (35.71%) DirectX
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) OOD
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
7 5 (17.86%) C
7 5 (17.86%) SVG
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Animation
7 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
7 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
7 5 (17.86%) Image Processing
7 5 (17.86%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) CUDA
7 5 (17.86%) OpenCL
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) OpenGL
2 10 (35.71%) DirectX
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) SVG
4 5 (17.86%) OpenCL
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.86%) Animation
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) CUDA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) OOD
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
3 5 (17.86%) Image Processing
3 5 (17.86%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) CAE
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Intergraph
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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