The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 237 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing CAD 19 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.14% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
CAD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +8 10 £37,500 - 4
Lancashire +11 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Cumbria - 2 £60,000 - 1
Cheshire -3 1 £42,500 +6.25% 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (28.57%) C
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Autodesk
5 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (17.86%) Qt
6 5 (17.86%) PyQt
6 5 (17.86%) Animation
6 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) C++
6 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
7 4 (14.29%) AutoCAD
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) Business Development
8 3 (10.71%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (10.71%) Electronics
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) AutoCAD
2 2 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) InDesign
3 1 (3.57%) Revit
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
1 2 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) PBX
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Development Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
1 5 (17.86%) Qt
1 5 (17.86%) PyQt
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (17.86%) Animation
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) GIS
4 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows CE
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Development
5 2 (7.14%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V2
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) PLM
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C
2 5 (17.86%) C++
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.14%) HNC
2 2 (7.14%) HND
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
1 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Autodesk
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Google
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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