The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 638 655 666
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing CAD 265 244 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 152 171 180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,951 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD within the UK.

CAD Salary Trend in the UK

CAD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

CAD Salary Histogram in the UK

CAD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK 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
England +22 263 £37,500 +4.16% 73
South East -9 84 £48,750 +21.87% 13
London +40 67 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Surrey -10 40 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England -5 34 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Cambridge +12 25 £40,500 +19.11% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 25 £40,500 +19.11% 3
Egham +5 25 - -
North West - 21 £42,500 - 3
South West -2 20 £35,000 +24.99% 29
West Midlands -3 20 £31,500 -37.00% 4
Brighton -19 13 £52,500 +11.70%
East Sussex -21 13 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Oxfordshire +9 10 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Manchester - 10 £42,500 -
City of London +35 8 £32,500 -23.52% 3
East Midlands +15 8 £34,775 +20.95% 5
Bristol +2 8 £35,000 +24.99% 12
Crawley - 8 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 8 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 8 £35,000 -
Hampshire -21 7 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £25,755 -
Hertfordshire -20 6 £38,500 +2.66%
Yorkshire -26 6 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Leicestershire +22 5 £33,775 -20.52%
Somerset +6 5 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Leamington Spa - 5 £25,580 -
Bedfordshire +9 4 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Gloucestershire -11 4 £36,250 +62.92% 3

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 202 (35.63%) Degree
2 108 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 104 (18.34%) SAP
4 95 (16.75%) GIS
5 84 (14.81%) Document Management
6 79 (13.93%) SAP PM
7 78 (13.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 78 (13.76%) SAP CO
7 78 (13.76%) SAP HR
7 78 (13.76%) SAP FI
7 78 (13.76%) SAP MM
7 78 (13.76%) BAPI
7 78 (13.76%) SAP Implementation
8 76 (13.40%) Microsoft
9 74 (13.05%) PLM
10 72 (12.70%) Data Management
10 72 (12.70%) Finance
11 66 (11.64%) AutoCAD
12 65 (11.46%) C
13 63 (11.11%) Resource Management
13 63 (11.11%) Project Management
14 61 (10.76%) Windows
15 60 (10.58%) Electronics
16 56 (9.88%) C++
17 54 (9.52%) Software Engineering
18 53 (9.35%) MS Excel
19 52 (9.17%) SAP SD
20 51 (8.99%) Maximo
20 51 (8.99%) SAP QM
20 51 (8.99%) SAP EHS

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 17 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (1.41%) Lync
4 7 (1.23%) CMS
4 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.53%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 66 (11.64%) AutoCAD
2 53 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 51 (8.99%) MS Office
4 17 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (3.00%) Photoshop
5 14 (2.47%) CATIA
6 12 (2.12%) MS Project
6 12 (2.12%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (1.76%) InDesign
8 10 (1.76%) Revit
9 8 (1.41%) Windchill
10 7 (1.23%) Solid Edge
11 6 (1.06%) CorelDRAW
12 5 (0.88%) ArchiCAD
13 4 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.35%) SketchUp
14 2 (0.35%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 79 (13.93%) SAP PM
2 78 (13.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 78 (13.76%) SAP CO
2 78 (13.76%) SAP HR
2 78 (13.76%) SAP FI
2 78 (13.76%) SAP MM
3 52 (9.17%) SAP SD
4 51 (8.99%) Maximo
4 51 (8.99%) SAP QM
4 51 (8.99%) SAP EHS
5 27 (4.76%) SAP GTS
5 27 (4.76%) SAP R/3
5 27 (4.76%) SAP PS
6 14 (2.47%) SAP PLM
7 11 (1.94%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.88%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.29%) Ethernet
2 22 (3.88%) Structured Cabling
3 17 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.82%) PBX
5 14 (2.47%) Firewall
6 11 (1.94%) VPN
7 10 (1.76%) Wireless
8 7 (1.23%) DNS
8 7 (1.23%) DHCP
8 7 (1.23%) HTTP
9 5 (0.88%) RIP
9 5 (0.88%) SNMP
9 5 (0.88%) VoIP
9 5 (0.88%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.88%) MGCP
9 5 (0.88%) H.323
9 5 (0.88%) Modbus
9 5 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (0.88%) VLAN
10 4 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.29%) LabVIEW
2 7 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.18%) Xcode
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 72 (12.70%) Finance
3 60 (10.58%) Electronics
4 47 (8.29%) Aerospace
5 36 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.06%) Military
6 23 (4.06%) Marketing
7 21 (3.70%) Automotive
8 12 (2.12%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.59%) Legal
10 8 (1.41%) Back Office
11 6 (1.06%) Games
12 5 (0.88%) Avionics
13 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Advertising
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Retail
15 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 118 (20.81%) Consultant
2 82 (14.46%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (13.76%) Managing Consultant
4 68 (11.99%) Design Engineer
5 55 (9.70%) Mechanical Engineer
6 51 (8.99%) SAP PM Consultant
7 40 (7.05%) Software Engineer
8 39 (6.88%) Analyst
8 39 (6.88%) Project Manager
9 31 (5.47%) Developer
9 31 (5.47%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 31 (5.47%) Designer
10 30 (5.29%) Mechanical Design Engineer
11 29 (5.11%) Support Consultant
12 26 (4.59%) Graduate
13 25 (4.41%) Electronics Engineer
14 23 (4.06%) Hardware Engineer
15 21 (3.70%) Service Analyst
16 17 (3.00%) Support Engineer
17 15 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.76%) BAPI
2 38 (6.70%) .NET
3 25 (4.41%) HTML
4 20 (3.53%) OpenGL
5 16 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.12%) RESTful
7 9 (1.59%) WinForms
7 9 (1.59%) Web Services
7 9 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (1.41%) Ajax
8 8 (1.41%) Qt
9 6 (1.06%) JSON
9 6 (1.06%) MFC
9 6 (1.06%) SOAP
9 6 (1.06%) STL
9 6 (1.06%) OpenCL
10 5 (0.88%) CSS
10 5 (0.88%) SVG
10 5 (0.88%) ODBC
10 5 (0.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.75%) GIS
2 48 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 46 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (6.17%) Physics
6 28 (4.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 25 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (4.23%) Management Information System
9 23 (4.06%) 3D Graphics
10 17 (3.00%) Chemistry
11 11 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.94%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.76%) VHDL
13 9 (1.59%) CCTV
13 9 (1.59%) FMCG
14 8 (1.41%) Animation
15 7 (1.23%) Blackberry
15 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
16 5 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.76%) Windows
2 22 (3.88%) Linux
3 15 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.76%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.06%) UNIX
7 4 (0.71%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (14.81%) Document Management
2 78 (13.76%) SAP Implementation
3 74 (13.05%) PLM
4 72 (12.70%) Data Management
5 63 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 63 (11.11%) Project Management
6 54 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 51 (8.99%) Master Data Management
8 38 (6.70%) PRINCE2
9 30 (5.29%) PRINCE
9 30 (5.29%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.11%) Line Management
11 28 (4.94%) OO
12 27 (4.76%) EAM
12 27 (4.76%) 3D Modelling
13 24 (4.23%) CAE
14 21 (3.70%) Time Management
15 20 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.17%) ITIL
16 18 (3.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.46%) C
2 56 (9.88%) C++
3 43 (7.58%) C#
4 41 (7.23%) SQL
5 25 (4.41%) MATLAB
6 17 (3.00%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.65%) Assembly Language
7 15 (2.65%) VB
8 13 (2.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.94%) Java
10 8 (1.41%) Python
11 6 (1.06%) VBA
12 4 (0.71%) Embedded C
12 4 (0.71%) PHP
13 3 (0.53%) R
14 2 (0.35%) VC++
15 1 (0.18%) XAML
15 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 202 (35.63%) Degree
2 20 (3.53%) HNC
2 20 (3.53%) HND
3 18 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.47%) PMP
4 14 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.59%) PhD
8 7 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.35%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ACCA
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.11%) QA
2 17 (3.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.88%) DO-254
5 2 (0.35%) JTAG
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.12%) Firmware
3 10 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.23%) MetaFrame
4 7 (1.23%) UAG
5 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.53%) XenApp
7 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.82%) SCCM
2 7 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (18.34%) SAP
2 76 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 51 (8.99%) Primavera
4 50 (8.82%) SolidWorks
5 39 (6.88%) Autodesk
6 37 (6.53%) EMC
7 18 (3.17%) Citrix
8 15 (2.65%) Cisco
9 13 (2.29%) Adobe
9 13 (2.29%) ESRI
10 12 (2.12%) Avaya
11 11 (1.94%) VMware
12 10 (1.76%) Siemens
12 10 (1.76%) Oracle
13 9 (1.59%) HP
14 8 (1.41%) Dell
14 8 (1.41%) Symantec
14 8 (1.41%) Apple
15 7 (1.23%) PTC
15 7 (1.23%) SonicWALL
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k plus benefits DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago