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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 242 218 239
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs citing CAD 14 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 8
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.20%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
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
6084 5443 5726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.66% 77.49% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4828 4601 4991
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,419
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 21 August 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 -14 10 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Cheshire -11 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) OOD
4 10 (35.71%) DirectX
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) C
7 5 (17.86%) SVG
7 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
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 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
8 4 (14.29%) Adobe
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) CSS

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) CAD Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
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 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (17.86%) Animation
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.86%) CUDA
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
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%) Image Processing
3 5 (17.86%) 3D Modelling
3 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) CAE
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.57%) Intergraph
3 1 (3.57%) Google
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