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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 675 650 684
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs citing CAD 208 266 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 139 195 133
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 200 £35,000 -6.66% 91
South East -2 59 £40,000 +11.00% 38
London +44 42 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England +23 30 £36,500 -4.57% 16
South West -23 29 £32,500 - 17
Somerset +20 19 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Berkshire +18 19 £40,000 - 13
Bath +21 16 £33,750 +12.50%
Surrey -10 15 £50,000 +53.84% 7
East Midlands +6 14 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Egham -10 12 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £36,500 -27.72% 3
Cambridge +25 10 £37,000 -26.73% 2
Oxfordshire +18 9 £32,500 -9.80% 9
City of London +41 8 £35,000 -26.31% 3
West Midlands -40 8 £27,000 -32.50% 6
Essex - 8 £42,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £42,500 +18.05% 1
North West -7 7 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Suffolk - 6 - -
Banbury - 6 £32,500 - 2
Stowmarket - 6 - -
Yorkshire +8 5 £25,250 -15.83% 1
Reading -6 5 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Brentwood - 5 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire 0 4 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire 0 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Wiltshire -8 4 £30,750 -27.64% 9
Aylesbury - 4 £42,500 -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 130 (31.18%) Degree
2 97 (23.26%) Manufacturing
3 81 (19.42%) C++
4 72 (17.27%) Electronics
5 68 (16.31%) AutoCAD
6 66 (15.83%) C
7 61 (14.63%) GIS
8 58 (13.91%) Document Management
9 57 (13.67%) SAP
10 54 (12.95%) SAP PM
11 53 (12.71%) SAP CO
11 53 (12.71%) SAP FI/CO
11 53 (12.71%) BAPI
11 53 (12.71%) SAP FI
11 53 (12.71%) SAP MM
11 53 (12.71%) SAP HR
11 53 (12.71%) SAP Implementation
12 52 (12.47%) C#
13 48 (11.51%) Microsoft
13 48 (11.51%) Autodesk
13 48 (11.51%) Aerospace
14 45 (10.79%) Finance
14 45 (10.79%) Data Management
15 42 (10.07%) SOLIDWORKS
15 42 (10.07%) Windows
16 41 (9.83%) Software Engineering
17 40 (9.59%) SQL
18 39 (9.35%) PLM
19 38 (9.11%) MS Excel
20 37 (8.87%) MS Office

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.24%) CMS
2 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 68 (16.31%) AutoCAD
2 42 (10.07%) SOLIDWORKS
3 38 (9.11%) MS Excel
4 37 (8.87%) MS Office
5 29 (6.95%) PTC Creo
6 27 (6.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 16 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (3.36%) Photoshop
9 12 (2.88%) MicroStation
9 12 (2.88%) Solid Edge
10 9 (2.16%) MS Visio
10 9 (2.16%) CATIA
10 9 (2.16%) Siemens NX
10 9 (2.16%) Revit
11 7 (1.68%) Maya
11 7 (1.68%) 3ds Max
11 7 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.72%) ArchiCAD
13 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 54 (12.95%) SAP PM
2 53 (12.71%) SAP CO
2 53 (12.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 53 (12.71%) SAP FI
2 53 (12.71%) SAP MM
2 53 (12.71%) SAP HR
3 29 (6.95%) SAP SD
4 28 (6.71%) SAP EHS
4 28 (6.71%) Primavera
4 28 (6.71%) SAP QM
4 28 (6.71%) Maximo
5 25 (6.00%) SAP GTS
5 25 (6.00%) SAP PS
5 25 (6.00%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.24%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.24%) GitHub
1 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.24%) Office 365
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) Firewall
1 8 (1.92%) VoIP
2 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.96%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.48%) MGCP
4 2 (0.48%) SCCP
4 2 (0.48%) H.323
5 1 (0.24%) GSM
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) UMTS
5 1 (0.24%) WLAN
5 1 (0.24%) 3G
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.64%) MS Access
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.96%) CodeWarrior
4 3 (0.72%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
5 2 (0.48%) Xcode
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.24%) FishEye
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 97 (23.26%) Manufacturing
2 72 (17.27%) Electronics
3 48 (11.51%) Aerospace
4 45 (10.79%) Finance
5 33 (7.91%) Automotive
6 21 (5.04%) Telecoms
7 18 (4.32%) Legal
8 14 (3.36%) Marketing
9 13 (3.12%) Games
10 7 (1.68%) Avionics
11 6 (1.44%) Military
12 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) Retail
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (15.83%) Consultant
2 64 (15.35%) Design Engineer
3 54 (12.95%) SAP Consultant
4 53 (12.71%) Managing Consultant
5 42 (10.07%) Mechanical Engineer
6 37 (8.87%) Developer
7 31 (7.43%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 28 (6.71%) SAP PM Consultant
9 26 (6.24%) Software Engineer
9 26 (6.24%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 23 (5.52%) Electronics Engineer
10 23 (5.52%) Hardware Engineer
11 20 (4.80%) Analyst
12 17 (4.08%) Designer
13 15 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.60%) C++ Developer
14 13 (3.12%) Architect
14 13 (3.12%) CAD Engineer
15 12 (2.88%) Support Engineer
16 11 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.71%) BAPI
2 32 (7.67%) .NET
3 23 (5.52%) HTML
4 20 (4.80%) OpenGL
5 15 (3.60%) Qt
6 14 (3.36%) jQuery
6 14 (3.36%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.36%) CSS
7 11 (2.64%) HTML5
8 9 (2.16%) STL
9 8 (1.92%) XML
10 7 (1.68%) Open Inventor
11 6 (1.44%) WPF
11 6 (1.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (1.44%) V-Ray
11 6 (1.44%) MFC
11 6 (1.44%) CGI
12 5 (1.20%) DirectX
12 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.63%) GIS
2 29 (6.95%) Mathematics
3 28 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.71%) 3D Graphics
4 21 (5.04%) Physics
5 20 (4.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (4.56%) CCTV
7 15 (3.60%) FMCG
8 14 (3.36%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.12%) VHDL
10 8 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.92%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.44%) Animation
11 6 (1.44%) Robotics
11 6 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.96%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
13 3 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.07%) Windows
2 23 (5.52%) UNIX
3 14 (3.36%) Linux
4 7 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.96%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.91%) Document Management
2 53 (12.71%) SAP Implementation
3 45 (10.79%) Data Management
4 41 (9.83%) Software Engineering
5 39 (9.35%) PLM
6 34 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (7.67%) Project Management
8 30 (7.19%) Resource Management
8 30 (7.19%) Mentoring
9 28 (6.71%) Master Data Management
10 25 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 25 (6.00%) EAM
11 20 (4.80%) ERP
12 15 (3.60%) Finite Element Analysis
12 15 (3.60%) Project Planning
13 12 (2.88%) OO
14 11 (2.64%) Validation
15 10 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (2.16%) MVC
17 8 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (19.42%) C++
2 66 (15.83%) C
3 52 (12.47%) C#
4 40 (9.59%) SQL
5 27 (6.47%) Java
6 22 (5.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.64%) Perl
8 9 (2.16%) Python
8 9 (2.16%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.92%) PHP
9 8 (1.92%) VB
10 7 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.44%) Assembly Language
12 5 (1.20%) VBA
13 3 (0.72%) Fortran
13 3 (0.72%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.24%) VC++
15 1 (0.24%) Tcl
15 1 (0.24%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 130 (31.18%) Degree
2 30 (7.19%) HNC
3 25 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.76%) HND
5 22 (5.28%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.20%) PhD
8 3 (0.72%) CCNP
8 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.32%) QA
2 14 (3.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.96%) JTAG
3 4 (0.96%) DO-254
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.24%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.64%) Firmware
3 7 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (13.67%) SAP
2 48 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.51%) Autodesk
3 16 (3.84%) Oracle
4 15 (3.60%) EMC
5 14 (3.36%) VMware
6 11 (2.64%) PTC
7 8 (1.92%) HP
8 7 (1.68%) Adobe
9 6 (1.44%) Sophos
10 5 (1.20%) Cisco
10 5 (1.20%) Alias
10 5 (1.20%) Mentor Graphics
11 4 (0.96%) Xilinx
11 4 (0.96%) Altera
11 4 (0.96%) Cadence
11 4 (0.96%) Epicor
12 3 (0.72%) Google
13 2 (0.48%) Polycom
13 2 (0.48%) Panasonic
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000 + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + equity, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
yourrecruit IT Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70,000 DoE + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago