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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 689 723 730
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Permanent jobs citing CAD 227 233 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 185 158 180
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,100 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +40 213 £40,000 +14.28% 34
London +73 66 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South East +24 57 £42,500 +21.42% 13
East of England +23 29 £40,000 +8.10% 7
West Midlands +7 27 £36,250 +11.53% 8
Cambridgeshire +14 22 £40,000 - 4
Cambridge +20 19 £40,000 - 4
Hampshire +15 12 £70,000 +75.00% 6
East Sussex - 12 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +37 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent +26 10 £20,500 +12.32%
Berkshire -7 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £37,500 -
North West +6 9 £37,500 - 1
Coventry +4 9 £36,250 +178.84% 2
Manchester +4 9 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +11 8 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Scotland +11 8 £32,000 +1.58% 3
Farnborough +6 8 £30,000 -41.46%
South West +1 8 £32,750 -6.42%
Lewes - 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham -11 7 £72,500 +114.81% 3
Reading +3 6 £52,000 +48.57%
Somerset -5 6 £31,500 -3.07%
East Midlands -24 6 £30,200 +0.66% 2
Leeds - 6 £42,500 -
Staines - 5 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £70,000 - 1
Edinburgh +9 4 £39,000 +23.80% 2

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 130 (36.01%) Degree
2 104 (28.81%) Manufacturing
3 72 (19.94%) Electronics
3 72 (19.94%) C++
4 61 (16.90%) Telecoms
5 56 (15.51%) C
5 56 (15.51%) Mathematics
6 47 (13.02%) Java
6 47 (13.02%) Project Management
6 47 (13.02%) Physics
7 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
8 44 (12.19%) OpenGL
9 43 (11.91%) SOLIDWORKS
10 41 (11.36%) SQL
11 40 (11.08%) AutoCAD
12 39 (10.80%) Computer Science
13 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (10.25%) Finance
14 37 (10.25%) GIS
15 35 (9.70%) Cisco
16 34 (9.42%) Windows
16 34 (9.42%) 3D Graphics
17 33 (9.14%) PhD
17 33 (9.14%) C#
18 30 (8.31%) MS Office
18 30 (8.31%) EMC
19 29 (8.03%) Algorithms
20 27 (7.48%) Security Cleared
20 27 (7.48%) HTML
21 26 (7.20%) Schematic Capture

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 8 (2.22%) JBoss
2 4 (1.11%) Apache
2 4 (1.11%) WordPress
3 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (11.91%) SOLIDWORKS
2 40 (11.08%) AutoCAD
3 30 (8.31%) MS Office
4 24 (6.65%) MS Excel
5 8 (2.22%) Abaqus
5 8 (2.22%) NASTRAN
5 8 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.22%) PTC Creo
6 7 (1.94%) 3ds Max
6 7 (1.94%) Revit
7 5 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.39%) CATIA
7 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (1.39%) OrCAD
7 5 (1.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (1.39%) Siemens NX
8 4 (1.11%) Blender
8 4 (1.11%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.83%) MicroStation
9 3 (0.83%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Teamcenter
2 4 (1.11%) Infor M3
2 4 (1.11%) Magento
2 4 (1.11%) Movex
2 4 (1.11%) Shopify
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
1 19 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 12 (3.32%) VoIP
3 11 (3.05%) LAN
3 11 (3.05%) Structured Cabling
4 8 (2.22%) Internet
4 8 (2.22%) Wireless
5 6 (1.66%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.39%) Firewall
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco ICM
8 3 (0.83%) 3G
8 3 (0.83%) CTI
8 3 (0.83%) NAS
8 3 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.83%) RS-232
8 3 (0.83%) SAN
8 3 (0.83%) SSL
8 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.83%) VPN
9 2 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.25%) GIS
2 11 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.39%) Big Data
4 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.11%) MySQL
6 3 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.28%) Power BI
8 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.11%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 104 (28.81%) Manufacturing
2 72 (19.94%) Electronics
3 61 (16.90%) Telecoms
4 37 (10.25%) Finance
5 19 (5.26%) Games
6 14 (3.88%) Marketing
7 13 (3.60%) Automotive
8 8 (2.22%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.94%) Billing
10 5 (1.39%) Banking
10 5 (1.39%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.39%) Military
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Avionics
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (14.13%) Design Engineer
2 47 (13.02%) Developer
3 31 (8.59%) Electronics Engineer
4 26 (7.20%) Graduate
4 26 (7.20%) Mechanical Engineer
5 25 (6.93%) C++ Developer
6 24 (6.65%) Hardware Engineer
6 24 (6.65%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
9 18 (4.99%) CAD Technician
9 18 (4.99%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 16 (4.43%) C++ GUI Developer
10 16 (4.43%) CAD Engineer
10 16 (4.43%) GUI Developer
11 14 (3.88%) Analyst
12 13 (3.60%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.60%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 13 (3.60%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.19%) OpenGL
2 27 (7.48%) HTML
3 18 (4.99%) Qt
4 17 (4.71%) .NET
5 16 (4.43%) Qt Quick
5 16 (4.43%) WebKit
6 14 (3.88%) CSS
7 13 (3.60%) XML
8 10 (2.77%) DirectX
8 10 (2.77%) jQuery
9 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.22%) EJB
9 8 (2.22%) J2EE
9 8 (2.22%) Web Services
10 7 (1.94%) MFC
11 6 (1.66%) HTML5
11 6 (1.66%) JSON
11 6 (1.66%) STL
12 5 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.39%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.51%) Mathematics
2 47 (13.02%) Physics
3 39 (10.80%) Computer Science
4 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (9.42%) 3D Graphics
6 29 (8.03%) Algorithms
7 23 (6.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 20 (5.54%) Management Information System
9 19 (5.26%) Driving Licence
10 15 (4.16%) 3D Printing
10 15 (4.16%) Augmented Reality
11 14 (3.88%) Visualisation
12 9 (2.49%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.66%) CCTV
13 6 (1.66%) Streaming Video
14 4 (1.11%) Cybercrime
14 4 (1.11%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.83%) CPLD
15 3 (0.83%) VHDL
16 2 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.42%) Windows
2 18 (4.99%) Linux
3 12 (3.32%) Android
4 9 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.49%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.02%) Project Management
2 26 (7.20%) Schematic Capture
3 22 (6.09%) Finite Element Analysis
4 21 (5.82%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 18 (4.99%) CAE
7 17 (4.71%) OO
8 16 (4.43%) SDLC
9 15 (4.16%) 3D Modelling
9 15 (4.16%) Quality Management
10 14 (3.88%) Business Development
10 14 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.60%) ITIL
11 13 (3.60%) PLM
11 13 (3.60%) PRINCE2
11 13 (3.60%) Prototyping
12 11 (3.05%) Change Control
13 10 (2.77%) Data Management
13 10 (2.77%) ERP
13 10 (2.77%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.94%) C++
2 56 (15.51%) C
3 47 (13.02%) Java
4 41 (11.36%) SQL
5 33 (9.14%) C#
6 22 (6.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.77%) Assembly Language
9 9 (2.49%) Perl
10 7 (1.94%) PHP
10 7 (1.94%) Tcl
11 6 (1.66%) Python
12 5 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.39%) Fortran
12 5 (1.39%) VB
13 4 (1.11%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) Delphi
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (36.01%) Degree
2 33 (9.14%) PhD
3 27 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.99%) HND
6 15 (4.16%) HNC
7 13 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.05%) BICSI Certification
8 11 (3.05%) MCP
8 11 (3.05%) MCSE
8 11 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (2.49%) MCDST
10 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.11%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.55%) CCNA
12 2 (0.55%) CCVP
12 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) Def Stans
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.83%) ISO13485
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.49%) Firmware
3 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (6.65%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.77%) SCCM
4 5 (1.39%) Ansible
4 5 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.70%) Cisco
3 30 (8.31%) EMC
4 15 (4.16%) Autodesk
5 13 (3.60%) Oracle
6 11 (3.05%) ANSYS
7 9 (2.49%) Adobe
7 9 (2.49%) Google
7 9 (2.49%) LANDesk
7 9 (2.49%) MobileIron
8 6 (1.66%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (1.39%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.11%) Agilent
10 4 (1.11%) arcserve
10 4 (1.11%) Siemens
10 4 (1.11%) VMware
11 3 (0.83%) SAP
12 2 (0.55%) Atmel
12 2 (0.55%) Intel
13 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
GCS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £11000 - £14000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical Cover
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago
Abingdon
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + holiday, pension contribution
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, flexi hours
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Woking
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago