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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 207 184 209
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Permanent jobs citing CAD 29 42 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.72% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.88% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £40,775
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £42,975
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Somerset +20 19 £32,500 +8.33%
Wiltshire -8 4 £30,750 -27.64% 8
Dorset +6 2 £43,500 -8.42% 1
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (53.85%) C++
2 24 (46.15%) Degree
3 18 (34.62%) C#
4 15 (28.85%) C
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
5 12 (23.08%) Project Management
5 12 (23.08%) Electronics
5 12 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
6 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.38%) .NET
7 8 (15.38%) FMCG
7 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
8 7 (13.46%) HNC
8 7 (13.46%) OpenGL
8 7 (13.46%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (11.54%) PDM
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (11.54%) OO
9 6 (11.54%) STL
9 6 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.62%) WPF
10 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (9.62%) MFC
10 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
10 5 (9.62%) HTML

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (3.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.92%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.92%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) FishEye
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (23.08%) Electronics
1 12 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Design Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Creative Designer
4 8 (15.38%) Designer
5 7 (13.46%) C++ Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) C++ Programmer
7 5 (9.62%) Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) OpenGL
3 6 (11.54%) STL
3 6 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (9.62%) WPF
4 5 (9.62%) MFC
4 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) XHTML
5 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (7.69%) LINQ
5 4 (7.69%) jQuery
5 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) FMCG
1 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 7 (13.46%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.77%) Open Source
6 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.92%) CCTV
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.54%) PDM
3 6 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (11.54%) OO
4 4 (7.69%) MVC
4 4 (7.69%) MVVM
5 3 (5.77%) Web Development
5 3 (5.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (1.92%) Signal Processing
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.92%) Stress Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.92%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) C++
2 18 (34.62%) C#
3 15 (28.85%) C
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) HNC
3 3 (5.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.92%) EMC
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
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