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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 692 691 686
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing CAD 224 247 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 152 161 152
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,186
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 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
England +11 216 £36,500 +12.30% 85
South East -17 58 £39,000 +47.16% 24
London +19 49 £45,000 +38.46% 9
East of England +13 34 £36,500 -2.66% 18
East Midlands +21 26 £30,000 -12.98% 1
Berkshire +25 21 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +21 19 £36,500 -18.88% 7
Surrey -8 19 £40,000 +81.81% 5
Cambridge +19 18 £36,500 -18.88% 6
North West -5 16 £37,500 - 8
South West -25 16 £35,000 +7.69% 12
City of London +36 14 £60,000 +100.00% 5
Egham -15 14 £32,500 -
Derbyshire +11 12 £30,000 -3.22%
Reading +8 12 £35,000 +44.32% 1
West Midlands +7 12 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Manchester +8 9 £37,500 - 4
Swadlincote - 9 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 8 £41,250 +14.47% 9
Essex - 7 £37,500 - 10
Leicestershire +15 6 £30,000 -12.98%
Suffolk +2 6 £37,500 - 1
Somerset +3 4 £33,750 +3.84% 6
Coventry -9 4 £13,000 - 2
Stowmarket - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bath +9 3 £35,000 +7.69% 3
West Yorkshire +6 3 £40,000 +110.52% 1
Dorset +2 3 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Hampshire 0 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -1 3 £40,000 +81.81% 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 125 (29.76%) Degree
2 96 (22.86%) Manufacturing
3 89 (21.19%) C++
4 68 (16.19%) AutoCAD
5 63 (15.00%) Electronics
6 59 (14.05%) GIS
6 59 (14.05%) C
7 55 (13.10%) C#
8 54 (12.86%) SAP
9 52 (12.38%) SOLIDWORKS
10 51 (12.14%) Software Engineering
11 50 (11.90%) Document Management
11 50 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
11 50 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO
11 50 (11.90%) BAPI
11 50 (11.90%) SAP CO
11 50 (11.90%) SAP PM
11 50 (11.90%) SAP HR
11 50 (11.90%) SAP FI
11 50 (11.90%) SAP MM
12 49 (11.67%) Autodesk
13 46 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (10.24%) Windows
15 42 (10.00%) SQL
16 41 (9.76%) Microsoft
16 41 (9.76%) Finance
16 41 (9.76%) Aerospace
17 39 (9.29%) Data Management
18 37 (8.81%) Mathematics
18 37 (8.81%) PLM

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.48%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.24%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.24%) JBoss
3 1 (0.24%) MTS
Applications
1 68 (16.19%) AutoCAD
2 52 (12.38%) SOLIDWORKS
3 26 (6.19%) MS Excel
4 24 (5.71%) PTC Creo
5 22 (5.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 19 (4.52%) MS Office
7 15 (3.57%) Siemens NX
8 13 (3.10%) MicroStation
8 13 (3.10%) CATIA
9 12 (2.86%) Solid Edge
10 11 (2.62%) Photoshop
11 8 (1.90%) 3ds Max
11 8 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (1.67%) Revit
12 7 (1.67%) Maya
13 4 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.48%) MS Project
14 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.48%) Windchill
15 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (11.90%) SAP HR
1 50 (11.90%) SAP FI
1 50 (11.90%) SAP MM
1 50 (11.90%) SAP CO
1 50 (11.90%) SAP PM
1 50 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 27 (6.43%) Primavera
3 25 (5.95%) Maximo
3 25 (5.95%) SAP QM
3 25 (5.95%) SAP EHS
3 25 (5.95%) SAP GTS
3 25 (5.95%) SAP PS
3 25 (5.95%) SAP SD
3 25 (5.95%) SAP R/3
4 6 (1.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.24%) GitHub
1 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.14%) TCP/IP
1 9 (2.14%) MGCP
1 9 (2.14%) SCCP
1 9 (2.14%) H.323
2 7 (1.67%) Firewall
3 6 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.43%) VoIP
4 5 (1.19%) Internet
5 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.71%) Wireless
6 3 (0.71%) LAN
7 2 (0.48%) PBX
7 2 (0.48%) VPN
7 2 (0.48%) WAN
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
7 2 (0.48%) OSPF
7 2 (0.48%) BGP
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.90%) MS Access
3 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.95%) CodeWarrior
4 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.48%) Xcode
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 96 (22.86%) Manufacturing
2 63 (15.00%) Electronics
3 41 (9.76%) Finance
3 41 (9.76%) Aerospace
4 33 (7.86%) Marketing
5 32 (7.62%) Telecoms
6 29 (6.90%) Automotive
7 19 (4.52%) Games
8 17 (4.05%) Legal
9 7 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.95%) Retail
11 3 (0.71%) Avionics
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 83 (19.76%) Design Engineer
2 63 (15.00%) Consultant
3 50 (11.90%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (11.90%) Managing Consultant
4 43 (10.24%) Developer
5 42 (10.00%) Mechanical Engineer
6 37 (8.81%) Software Engineer
7 35 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 25 (5.95%) SAP PM Consultant
8 25 (5.95%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 21 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
10 18 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.05%) C++ Developer
12 16 (3.81%) CAD Engineer
13 15 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (3.33%) Architect
14 14 (3.33%) Analyst
14 14 (3.33%) Support Engineer
15 11 (2.62%) C++ Software Developer
16 10 (2.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.90%) BAPI
2 34 (8.10%) .NET
3 19 (4.52%) OpenGL
4 18 (4.29%) HTML
5 17 (4.05%) CSS
6 13 (3.10%) Qt
7 10 (2.38%) HTML5
7 10 (2.38%) jQuery
7 10 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.67%) XML
8 7 (1.67%) DirectX
9 6 (1.43%) CGI
9 6 (1.43%) V-Ray
9 6 (1.43%) Open Inventor
10 5 (1.19%) PyQt
10 5 (1.19%) WPF
10 5 (1.19%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.95%) LINQ
11 4 (0.95%) WebGL
11 4 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.05%) GIS
2 37 (8.81%) Mathematics
3 28 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 27 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.33%) Physics
6 9 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.14%) Animation
7 8 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (1.67%) CCTV
9 6 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.95%) VHDL
11 3 (0.71%) Arduino
11 3 (0.71%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.48%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.24%) Windows
2 18 (4.29%) UNIX
3 14 (3.33%) Linux
4 9 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.95%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.95%) Android
7 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.14%) Software Engineering
2 50 (11.90%) Document Management
2 50 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
3 46 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (9.29%) Data Management
5 37 (8.81%) PLM
6 35 (8.33%) Project Management
7 30 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 27 (6.43%) Resource Management
9 25 (5.95%) EAM
9 25 (5.95%) Configuration Management
9 25 (5.95%) Master Data Management
10 18 (4.29%) ERP
10 18 (4.29%) Project Planning
11 13 (3.10%) Finite Element Analysis
12 12 (2.86%) PRINCE2
12 12 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (2.86%) Software Licensing
13 11 (2.62%) OO
14 8 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.19%) C++
2 59 (14.05%) C
3 55 (13.10%) C#
4 42 (10.00%) SQL
5 26 (6.19%) Java
6 19 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.38%) Perl
8 8 (1.90%) PHP
8 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.90%) Python
9 6 (1.43%) VB
10 5 (1.19%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.95%) Fortran
12 3 (0.71%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
13 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (29.76%) Degree
2 24 (5.71%) HNC
3 17 (4.05%) HND
4 13 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.38%) CCNP
6 10 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.95%) PhD
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.48%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.67%) QA
3 5 (1.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenServer
4 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 54 (12.86%) SAP
2 49 (11.67%) Autodesk
3 41 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.05%) Oracle
5 13 (3.10%) VMware
6 12 (2.86%) Cisco
7 10 (2.38%) HP
7 10 (2.38%) PTC
8 7 (1.67%) EMC
9 6 (1.43%) Sophos
10 4 (0.95%) Adobe
10 4 (0.95%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (0.71%) Google
11 3 (0.71%) Citrix
11 3 (0.71%) JDA
11 3 (0.71%) Dell
12 2 (0.48%) Siemens
12 2 (0.48%) Apple
12 2 (0.48%) Epicor
12 2 (0.48%) IBM
London
HCL Axon
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
IT Recruitment Company
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 12000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Flexible, Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50,000, bonus, company equity, medical cover, 10% pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago