The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 823 778 737
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -41
Permanent jobs citing CAD 121 195 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 131 211
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%

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
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 119 £35,000 - 33
London +4 44 £40,000 +14.28% 5
South East +1 33 £35,000 -12.50% 7
East of England +1 12 £35,000 -9.67% 6
West Midlands -14 11 £30,000 - 3
City of London +64 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire +11 9 £24,500 -2.97% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £27,500 -47.61% 4
Surrey -2 8 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Oxfordshire -8 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Guildford - 7 £33,750 -
Hampshire +13 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Cambridge +3 6 £27,500 -54.16% 3
East Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 - 1
Goole - 6 £24,500 - 1
South West -8 5 £31,500 +14.54% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Worcester - 5 £30,000 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £62,500 -
North West +25 3 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +17 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £33,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Fareham - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 2 £45,000 +95.65% 2
Manchester +10 2 - - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £32,500 -10.95%

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CAD.

1 94 (32.08%) Degree
2 75 (25.60%) Manufacturing
3 64 (21.84%) C++
4 47 (16.04%) Microsoft
5 46 (15.70%) Finance
6 43 (14.68%) GIS
7 42 (14.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 42 (14.33%) SQL
8 41 (13.99%) OpenGL
9 39 (13.31%) C#
10 37 (12.63%) Windows
11 35 (11.95%) Electronics
11 35 (11.95%) Mathematics
12 33 (11.26%) 3D Graphics
13 32 (10.92%) PLM
14 31 (10.58%) Computer Science
15 30 (10.24%) Presales
15 30 (10.24%) C
15 30 (10.24%) .NET
15 30 (10.24%) SAP
16 29 (9.90%) AutoCAD
17 27 (9.22%) Data Management
17 27 (9.22%) Visual Studio
18 26 (8.87%) Java
18 26 (8.87%) Autodesk
18 26 (8.87%) Physics
18 26 (8.87%) Document Management
19 24 (8.19%) SAP Implementation
19 24 (8.19%) SAP FI
19 24 (8.19%) SAP MM

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.07%) WordPress
2 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.68%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) JBoss
4 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (14.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 29 (9.90%) AutoCAD
3 17 (5.80%) MS Office
4 15 (5.12%) MS Excel
5 11 (3.75%) Abaqus
5 11 (3.75%) NASTRAN
6 8 (2.73%) MS Project
7 7 (2.39%) CATIA
7 7 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (2.39%) Revit
7 7 (2.39%) Siemens NX
8 6 (2.05%) Photoshop
9 5 (1.71%) Windchill
10 4 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (1.37%) PTC Creo
11 3 (1.02%) 3ds Max
11 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (1.02%) Maya
12 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.34%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 24 (8.19%) SAP CO
1 24 (8.19%) SAP FI
1 24 (8.19%) SAP FI/CO
1 24 (8.19%) SAP HR
1 24 (8.19%) SAP MM
1 24 (8.19%) SAP PM
2 14 (4.78%) Primavera
3 12 (4.10%) Maximo
3 12 (4.10%) SAP EHS
3 12 (4.10%) SAP GTS
3 12 (4.10%) SAP PS
3 12 (4.10%) SAP QM
3 12 (4.10%) SAP R/3
3 12 (4.10%) SAP SD
4 11 (3.75%) Teamcenter
5 9 (3.07%) Magento
5 9 (3.07%) Shopify
6 5 (1.71%) ENOVIA
7 3 (1.02%) SAP PLM
8 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (2.73%) Amazon S3
1 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.07%) LAN
2 8 (2.73%) Wireless
3 6 (2.05%) SSL
4 5 (1.71%) Firewall
4 5 (1.71%) SAN
4 5 (1.71%) VPN
5 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.02%) CTI
6 3 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (1.02%) Internet
6 3 (1.02%) NAS
6 3 (1.02%) WAN
6 3 (1.02%) WebEx
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.34%) 802.11
8 1 (0.34%) DNS
8 1 (0.34%) MIMO
8 1 (0.34%) RFID
8 1 (0.34%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.68%) GIS
2 14 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.02%) MySQL
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (25.60%) Manufacturing
2 46 (15.70%) Finance
3 35 (11.95%) Electronics
4 24 (8.19%) Automotive
5 21 (7.17%) Aerospace
6 19 (6.48%) Telecoms
7 18 (6.14%) Games
8 13 (4.44%) Banking
9 11 (3.75%) Marketing
10 8 (2.73%) Military
11 6 (2.05%) Billing
12 3 (1.02%) Avionics
13 2 (0.68%) Advertising
13 2 (0.68%) Legal
13 2 (0.68%) Local Government
13 2 (0.68%) Retail
14 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (18.43%) Developer
2 34 (11.60%) Design Engineer
3 33 (11.26%) C++ Developer
4 29 (9.90%) Consultant
5 24 (8.19%) Managing Consultant
5 24 (8.19%) SAP Consultant
5 24 (8.19%) Software Developer
6 22 (7.51%) Mechanical Engineer
7 19 (6.48%) Sales Manager
8 17 (5.80%) C++ Software Developer
8 17 (5.80%) Electronics Engineer
9 15 (5.12%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.78%) Account Manager
10 14 (4.78%) CAD Engineer
11 13 (4.44%) Mechanical Design Engineer
12 12 (4.10%) C++ GUI Developer
12 12 (4.10%) GUI Developer
12 12 (4.10%) SAP PLM Consultant
12 12 (4.10%) SAP PM Consultant
13 10 (3.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.99%) OpenGL
2 30 (10.24%) .NET
3 24 (8.19%) BAPI
4 21 (7.17%) HTML
5 20 (6.83%) Qt
6 19 (6.48%) CSS
7 17 (5.80%) ASP.NET
8 16 (5.46%) DirectX
8 16 (5.46%) jQuery
9 14 (4.78%) XML
10 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (4.10%) Qt Quick
11 12 (4.10%) WebKit
12 11 (3.75%) MFC
13 9 (3.07%) STL
14 4 (1.37%) Middleware
14 4 (1.37%) SOAP
14 4 (1.37%) WSDL
15 3 (1.02%) JMS
15 3 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.95%) Mathematics
2 33 (11.26%) 3D Graphics
3 31 (10.58%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.87%) Physics
5 18 (6.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 16 (5.46%) Algorithms
7 14 (4.78%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (3.75%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.07%) 3D Printing
9 9 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.73%) CPLD
10 8 (2.73%) Robotics
11 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
12 6 (2.05%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.71%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.71%) VHDL
14 4 (1.37%) Data Centre
15 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (1.02%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.63%) Windows
2 13 (4.44%) Linux
3 9 (3.07%) Android
4 8 (2.73%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.71%) Unix
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.92%) PLM
2 30 (10.24%) Presales
3 27 (9.22%) Data Management
4 26 (8.87%) Document Management
5 24 (8.19%) SAP Implementation
6 23 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (7.51%) Mentoring
8 18 (6.14%) OO
9 17 (5.80%) Project Management
10 16 (5.46%) MVC
11 15 (5.12%) OOP
11 15 (5.12%) SDLC
11 15 (5.12%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.78%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.78%) Finite Element Analysis
13 13 (4.44%) 3D Modelling
14 12 (4.10%) EAM
14 12 (4.10%) Master Data Management
14 12 (4.10%) Resource Management
15 11 (3.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.84%) C++
2 42 (14.33%) SQL
3 39 (13.31%) C#
4 30 (10.24%) C
5 26 (8.87%) Java
6 23 (7.85%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.39%) PHP
8 6 (2.05%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.37%) Tcl
10 3 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.02%) Perl
10 3 (1.02%) Python
10 3 (1.02%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.68%) Fortran
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.34%) Delphi
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 94 (32.08%) Degree
2 21 (7.17%) PhD
3 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.41%) HND
5 9 (3.07%) HNC
5 9 (3.07%) MCP
6 6 (2.05%) MCDST
6 6 (2.05%) MCSE
7 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.02%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.34%) CCIE
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) DO-254
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.34%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 11 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.39%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) SCCM
2 2 (0.68%) Casper Suite
2 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 47 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.24%) SAP
3 26 (8.87%) Autodesk
4 19 (6.48%) EMC
5 13 (4.44%) Oracle
6 10 (3.41%) ANSYS
7 7 (2.39%) Agilent
7 7 (2.39%) Mentor Graphics
8 6 (2.05%) LANDesk
8 6 (2.05%) MobileIron
9 5 (1.71%) PTC
10 4 (1.37%) Adobe
10 4 (1.37%) Siemens
11 3 (1.02%) Altera
11 3 (1.02%) Cadence
11 3 (1.02%) Cisco
12 2 (0.68%) ESRI
12 2 (0.68%) Google
12 2 (0.68%) VMware
12 2 (0.68%) Xilinx
South Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Huxley
Salary: £36000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, lease car
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent please discuss ££££
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Glastonbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edenbridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago