The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 220 218 215
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing CAD 20 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 14
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.99% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,550 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CAD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CAD Salary Trend in the South West

CAD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram in the South West

CAD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bristol +2 8 £35,000 +24.99% 12
Somerset +6 5 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Gloucestershire -11 4 £36,250 +62.92% 3
Dorset -3 2 £33,750 +5.46% 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 35 (63.64%) Degree
2 21 (38.18%) C
3 20 (36.36%) C++
4 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.73%) Windows
4 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
5 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
6 15 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 15 (27.27%) C#
7 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.00%) EMC
9 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
10 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
10 8 (14.55%) Symantec
10 8 (14.55%) HP
10 8 (14.55%) Dell
10 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
11 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (12.73%) Lync
11 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
11 7 (12.73%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (12.73%) DHCP
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (12.73%) MetaFrame
11 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
11 7 (12.73%) Terminal Services
11 7 (12.73%) UAG

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (12.73%) Lync
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) CorelDRAW
3 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.73%) VPN
2 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Designer
5 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Creative Designer
6 6 (10.91%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Engineering Manager
9 1 (1.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.64%) MFC
2 2 (3.64%) STL
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) WebGL
3 1 (1.82%) DirectX
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Mathematics
2 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
3 7 (12.73%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (10.91%) FMCG
5 3 (5.45%) iPhone
5 3 (5.45%) iPad
5 3 (5.45%) PDA
6 1 (1.82%) CCTV
6 1 (1.82%) CPLD
6 1 (1.82%) Animation
6 1 (1.82%) Photography
6 1 (1.82%) VHDL
6 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) OO
4 5 (9.09%) Time Management
4 5 (9.09%) Industrial Design
5 3 (5.45%) CRM
5 3 (5.45%) ERP
5 3 (5.45%) OOD
5 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.45%) PLM
5 3 (5.45%) PDM
6 2 (3.64%) Change Management
6 2 (3.64%) Workflow
6 2 (3.64%) Document Management
6 2 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) C
2 20 (36.36%) C++
3 15 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) MetaFrame
2 7 (12.73%) Terminal Services
2 7 (12.73%) UAG
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) EMC
3 8 (14.55%) Symantec
3 8 (14.55%) HP
3 8 (14.55%) Dell
4 7 (12.73%) SonicWALL
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Avaya
4 7 (12.73%) Apple
5 6 (10.91%) Autodesk
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) SolidWorks
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Lattice Semiconductor
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