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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 193 201 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing CAD 32 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.27% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.34% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 38
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
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
4871 4175 4306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.90% 80.40% 75.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3932 3554 3798
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Somerset -15 14 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Dorset +7 10 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £23,500 - 3
Devon -15 3 £35,000 -19.07%
Bristol +2 1 £40,000 +42.85% 5
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (59.46%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Degree
3 36 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 36 (48.65%) C++
4 31 (41.89%) C
5 27 (36.49%) C#
6 26 (35.14%) Manufacturing
6 26 (35.14%) Mathematics
6 26 (35.14%) Computer Science
7 21 (28.38%) Software Testing
8 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.97%) OOD
10 13 (17.57%) Change Management
11 12 (16.22%) SCCM
11 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
11 12 (16.22%) Apple
11 12 (16.22%) Blackberry
11 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 12 (16.22%) ITIL
12 11 (14.86%) Project Management
12 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (13.51%) Qt
13 10 (13.51%) iPad
13 10 (13.51%) Time Management
13 10 (13.51%) Electronic Design Automation
13 10 (13.51%) iPhone
13 10 (13.51%) UNIX
13 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
1 5 (6.76%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.35%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.41%) Teamcenter
3 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.41%) VPN
2 4 (5.41%) DNS
2 4 (5.41%) Firewall
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (35.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Software Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) CAD Technician
6 5 (6.76%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Mechanical Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Qt
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Mathematics
1 26 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Blackberry
3 10 (13.51%) iPhone
3 10 (13.51%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 44 (59.46%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.51%) UNIX
4 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
4 8 (10.81%) Android
4 8 (10.81%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 21 (28.38%) Software Testing
3 17 (22.97%) OOD
4 13 (17.57%) Change Management
5 12 (16.22%) ITIL
6 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.51%) Time Management
7 10 (13.51%) Electronic Design Automation
7 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.81%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.46%) OO
10 6 (8.11%) ERP
10 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.76%) PLM
11 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C++
2 31 (41.89%) C
3 27 (36.49%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.05%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) MetaFrame
2 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
2 4 (5.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) SAP Afaria
3 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Apple
3 8 (10.81%) SAP
4 7 (9.46%) EMC
5 6 (8.11%) Autodesk
6 4 (5.41%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.41%) Symantec
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Avaya
6 4 (5.41%) Siemens
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
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