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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / North West
Rank 237 221 243
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing CAD 11 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £55,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.73% +8.57%

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
5267 4836 5924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.83% 87.39% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4420 4018 5077
Median salary £42,500 £42,469 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -6 4 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Cumbria - 4 - -
Cheshire +15 3 £37,500 -21.05% 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CAD.

1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) PLM
2 5 (23.81%) Teamcenter
2 5 (23.81%) Electronics
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) HNC
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (14.29%) GIS
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Firmware
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
5 2 (9.52%) Automotive
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Human Factors

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.52%) CATIA
3 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 2G
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) 4G
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) SDH
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.52%) Automotive
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Manual Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) CAD Designer
4 3 (14.29%) CAD Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Assistant
6 1 (4.76%) GIS Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Designer
6 1 (4.76%) PCB Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Process Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ERP
1 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
1 5 (23.81%) PLM
1 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (9.52%) Business Development
3 2 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) HNC
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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