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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 235 228 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing CAD 16 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £37,500 £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
5657 5929 5849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.16% 83.31% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4588 4721 4977
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 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 -1 9 £37,500 - 4
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire +1 2 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £60,000 - 3
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) AutoCAD
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Animation
5 5 (20.00%) Qt
5 5 (20.00%) PyQt
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 5 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Electronics
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Windows CE
6 4 (16.00%) CodeWarrior
6 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (12.00%) Autodesk
7 3 (12.00%) ArchiCAD
7 3 (12.00%) Revit
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (12.00%) ArchiCAD
2 3 (12.00%) Revit
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Primavera
1 2 (8.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) PBX
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Audio Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) GIS Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 5 (20.00%) Qt
1 5 (20.00%) PyQt
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (20.00%) Animation
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows CE
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) PLM
3 2 (8.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) HND
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (12.00%) Autodesk
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.00%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Darwen
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago