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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 199 202 175
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing CAD 35 14 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.34% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 40
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £45,250
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
4984 4120 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.08% 81.60% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4060 3543 3850
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 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -16 14 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Dorset +6 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 - 3
Devon - 5 £40,000 -
Bristol -13 1 £40,000 +42.85% 10
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Degree
3 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
3 34 (49.28%) C++
4 29 (42.03%) C
5 27 (39.13%) Manufacturing
6 26 (37.68%) C#
7 25 (36.23%) Mathematics
7 25 (36.23%) Computer Science
8 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
9 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) OOD
11 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
11 11 (15.94%) Apple
11 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
11 11 (15.94%) ITIL
11 11 (15.94%) SCCM
11 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
12 9 (13.04%) Qt
12 9 (13.04%) Electronic Design Automation
12 9 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (13.04%) Ethernet
12 9 (13.04%) UNIX
12 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
12 9 (13.04%) EMC
12 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 9 (13.04%) Change Management
13 8 (11.59%) Time Management
14 7 (10.14%) SonicWALL
14 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (10.14%) Lync
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD
2 4 (5.80%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.35%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Ethernet
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) VPN
2 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
2 7 (10.14%) DHCP
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (39.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (24.64%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Design Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Mechanical Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) CAD Technician
7 4 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Qt
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Mathematics
1 25 (36.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.14%) iPhone
3 7 (10.14%) iPad
4 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.04%) UNIX
4 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Android
5 4 (5.80%) Mac OS
5 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
3 13 (18.84%) OOD
4 11 (15.94%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.04%) Change Management
5 9 (13.04%) Electronic Design Automation
6 8 (11.59%) Time Management
7 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) ERP
9 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
9 5 (7.25%) PLM
9 5 (7.25%) Line Management
9 5 (7.25%) Coaching
10 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) C++
2 29 (42.03%) C
3 26 (37.68%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) MetaFrame
2 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
2 7 (10.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.80%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Apple
3 9 (13.04%) EMC
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix
4 7 (10.14%) Avaya
4 7 (10.14%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) Dell
4 7 (10.14%) Symantec
4 7 (10.14%) Autodesk
4 7 (10.14%) SonicWALL
5 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) Siemens
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