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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 655 643 690
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs citing CAD 249 270 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 173 179 141
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 235 £35,000 +7.69% 103
South East -13 61 £35,000 +6.06% 31
London -21 50 £42,500 +37.09% 1
East Midlands +30 39 £30,000 -25.00% 6
East of England +15 30 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Surrey -13 26 £35,000 +32.07% 2
North West +18 20 £37,500 - 13
Berkshire +16 17 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +17 15 £41,250 +37.50% 3
South West -26 15 £34,750 +6.92% 31
Cambridge +20 14 £41,250 +37.50% 2
West Midlands -10 14 £32,500 -9.09% 4
Egham -13 14 £32,500 -
Reading +6 12 £35,000 +44.32% 1
Derbyshire - 12 £30,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -10 11 £40,000 +38.05% 11
City of London +14 10 £52,500 +75.00%
Manchester +6 10 £37,500 - 5
Essex - 10 £37,500 - 9
Northamptonshire +15 9 £45,000 -23.72%
Swadlincote - 9 £30,000 -
Leicestershire +17 7 £29,000 -15.88% 1
Scotland -3 7 £55,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 7 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire +7 6 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Edinburgh - 6 £43,250 - 2
West Yorkshire +7 5 £40,000 +110.52% 1
Suffolk +4 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Dorset -2 5 £35,000 -12.50% 6

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 141 (30.52%) Degree
2 110 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 95 (20.56%) C++
4 70 (15.15%) SOLIDWORKS
5 69 (14.94%) Electronics
6 64 (13.85%) C#
7 61 (13.20%) AutoCAD
8 60 (12.99%) GIS
8 60 (12.99%) C
9 57 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (11.90%) SAP
10 55 (11.90%) Autodesk
11 54 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 53 (11.47%) Document Management
13 50 (10.82%) SAP CO
13 50 (10.82%) SAP PM
13 50 (10.82%) SAP Implementation
13 50 (10.82%) SAP FI/CO
13 50 (10.82%) BAPI
13 50 (10.82%) SAP HR
13 50 (10.82%) SAP FI
13 50 (10.82%) SAP MM
14 46 (9.96%) Finance
15 45 (9.74%) SQL
16 44 (9.52%) Windows
16 44 (9.52%) Data Management
17 43 (9.31%) Microsoft
17 43 (9.31%) Project Management
18 42 (9.09%) Aerospace
19 37 (8.01%) .NET

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.22%) JBoss
3 1 (0.22%) MTS
3 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 70 (15.15%) SOLIDWORKS
2 61 (13.20%) AutoCAD
3 24 (5.19%) PTC Creo
4 22 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 22 (4.76%) MS Office
4 22 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 15 (3.25%) Siemens NX
6 14 (3.03%) Solid Edge
7 13 (2.81%) MicroStation
7 13 (2.81%) Photoshop
8 12 (2.60%) CATIA
9 10 (2.16%) Revit
10 9 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (1.95%) 3ds Max
11 8 (1.73%) Maya
12 7 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
13 5 (1.08%) MS Project
14 3 (0.65%) Windchill
15 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 50 (10.82%) SAP CO
1 50 (10.82%) SAP PM
1 50 (10.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 50 (10.82%) SAP HR
1 50 (10.82%) SAP FI
1 50 (10.82%) SAP MM
2 27 (5.84%) Primavera
3 26 (5.63%) Maximo
4 25 (5.41%) SAP QM
4 25 (5.41%) SAP EHS
4 25 (5.41%) SAP GTS
4 25 (5.41%) SAP R/3
4 25 (5.41%) SAP PS
4 25 (5.41%) SAP SD
5 6 (1.30%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.95%) SCCP
2 9 (1.95%) H.323
2 9 (1.95%) MGCP
3 8 (1.73%) Internet
4 6 (1.30%) Firewall
5 5 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.87%) Wireless
6 4 (0.87%) VoIP
6 4 (0.87%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.65%) LAN
7 3 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.43%) BGP
8 2 (0.43%) MPLS
8 2 (0.43%) OSPF
8 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) PBX
8 2 (0.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.08%) MS Access
2 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.65%) CodeWarrior
3 3 (0.65%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.43%) Xcode
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 110 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 69 (14.94%) Electronics
3 46 (9.96%) Finance
4 42 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 37 (8.01%) Marketing
6 31 (6.71%) Telecoms
7 27 (5.84%) Automotive
8 17 (3.68%) Games
9 16 (3.46%) Legal
10 8 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.87%) Retail
12 3 (0.65%) Avionics
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 104 (22.51%) Design Engineer
2 64 (13.85%) Consultant
3 62 (13.42%) Mechanical Engineer
4 55 (11.90%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 54 (11.69%) Developer
6 50 (10.82%) SAP Consultant
6 50 (10.82%) Managing Consultant
7 38 (8.23%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.63%) Electronics Engineer
9 25 (5.41%) SAP PM Consultant
9 25 (5.41%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 25 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.19%) C++ Developer
11 17 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (3.68%) CAD Engineer
12 16 (3.46%) C++ Software Developer
13 15 (3.25%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.03%) Analyst
15 13 (2.81%) Architect
15 13 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.82%) BAPI
2 37 (8.01%) .NET
3 23 (4.98%) OpenGL
4 16 (3.46%) HTML
5 14 (3.03%) CSS
6 11 (2.38%) DirectX
7 9 (1.95%) WPF
7 9 (1.95%) Qt
7 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.52%) jQuery
8 7 (1.52%) V-Ray
8 7 (1.52%) CGI
8 7 (1.52%) XML
9 6 (1.30%) WebGL
9 6 (1.30%) HTML5
9 6 (1.30%) LINQ
9 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.08%) PyQt
10 5 (1.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 5 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.99%) GIS
2 37 (8.01%) Mathematics
3 33 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 26 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.90%) Physics
6 11 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.16%) Animation
7 10 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.30%) CCTV
9 6 (1.30%) Photography
10 5 (1.08%) CPLD
10 5 (1.08%) Arduino
10 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.87%) VHDL
11 4 (0.87%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.52%) Windows
2 15 (3.25%) Linux
3 13 (2.81%) UNIX
4 10 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.65%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (11.69%) Software Engineering
3 53 (11.47%) Document Management
4 50 (10.82%) SAP Implementation
5 44 (9.52%) Data Management
6 43 (9.31%) Project Management
7 36 (7.79%) PLM
8 29 (6.28%) Resource Management
9 27 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.41%) Finite Element Analysis
10 25 (5.41%) Master Data Management
10 25 (5.41%) Configuration Management
10 25 (5.41%) EAM
11 17 (3.68%) 3D Modelling
11 17 (3.68%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.25%) Project Planning
12 15 (3.25%) ERP
13 14 (3.03%) Software Licensing
14 13 (2.81%) OO
15 11 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.56%) C++
2 64 (13.85%) C#
3 60 (12.99%) C
4 45 (9.74%) SQL
5 20 (4.33%) Java
6 18 (3.90%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.73%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.73%) Python
8 6 (1.30%) C++/CLI
9 5 (1.08%) Perl
9 5 (1.08%) PHP
9 5 (1.08%) Fortran
10 4 (0.87%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.65%) VB
11 3 (0.65%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.43%) XAML
12 2 (0.43%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (30.52%) Degree
2 33 (7.14%) HNC
3 24 (5.19%) HND
4 10 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.16%) CCNP
4 10 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (0.65%) PhD
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCP
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.95%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.08%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.43%) SCOM
3 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (11.90%) SAP
1 55 (11.90%) Autodesk
2 43 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.25%) Oracle
4 14 (3.03%) Cisco
5 12 (2.60%) VMware
6 10 (2.16%) EMC
7 8 (1.73%) HP
8 7 (1.52%) Adobe
8 7 (1.52%) PTC
9 6 (1.30%) Sophos
10 5 (1.08%) Dell
11 4 (0.87%) Citrix
12 3 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
12 3 (0.65%) Google
12 3 (0.65%) Freescale
12 3 (0.65%) IBM
12 3 (0.65%) JDA
13 2 (0.43%) Symantec
13 2 (0.43%) Apple
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Airbus Group Careers
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Airbus Group Careers
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Tangent International
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tangent International
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago