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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 242 229 236
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing CAD 11 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 16
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 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.09%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 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 5 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire -1 4 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (27.78%) OpenGL
3 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
3 5 (27.78%) Animation
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Qt
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) PyQt
4 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
4 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 4 (22.22%) Windows CE
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) CodeWarrior
4 4 (22.22%) Electronics
5 3 (16.67%) ArchiCAD
5 3 (16.67%) Revit
6 2 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) GIS
6 2 (11.11%) HNC
6 2 (11.11%) HND
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) PHP

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
2 3 (16.67%) ArchiCAD
2 3 (16.67%) Revit
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) GIS Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CAD Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) OpenGL
1 5 (27.78%) Qt
1 5 (27.78%) PyQt
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (27.78%) Animation
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
1 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) HNC
2 2 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.56%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.56%) Google
Greater Manchester
Premier Engineering
Salary: £23000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + profit share. holidays, training.
Posted: 24 days ago