The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 157 173 155
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing CAD 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.081% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
CAD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2850 3105 2570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.48% 83.51% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 2007 1667
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CAD
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the Scotland region.

CAD Salary Trend in Scotland

CAD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

CAD Salary Histogram in Scotland

CAD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Edinburgh +1 4 £31,500 +26.00%
Aberdeen +13 1 £58,500 -
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CAE
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OpenMP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) GPGPU
2 2 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (33.33%) WebGL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Isilon
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) OpenMP
1 2 (33.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
1 2 (33.33%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
1 2 (33.33%) CAE
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Isilon