The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 660 662 731
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +69
Permanent jobs citing CAD 242 208 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 149 118
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,928 £26,193
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 2014. 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
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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 +19 234 £35,000 -4.10% 84
South East -14 74 £27,000 -28.94% 10
London -10 54 £33,250 -16.87% 17
Surrey +29 43 £22,000 -12.00%
South West +4 28 £32,500 -18.75% 18
East of England +5 25 £37,500 +19.04% 14
Egham +13 24 - -
North West +3 21 £37,500 +10.29% 6
West Midlands -4 16 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Manchester -5 14 £37,500 +10.29% 3
City of London +8 13 £30,500 -23.75% 5
Oxford +18 11 £36,033 +35.97% 1
Oxfordshire +1 11 £36,033 +10.87% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £50,000 +21.95% 9
Cambridge -2 10 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Bath -18 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Somerset -27 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Hampshire +7 9 £40,000 -39.84% 3
Yorkshire -46 8 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Dorset - 8 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Poole - 7 £47,500 - 1
Farnborough - 7 - -
East Midlands -16 6 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Bristol - 6 £32,500 - 6
Coventry +1 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Berkshire -34 5 £25,000 -37.50% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Harrogate - 5 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £25,000 -25.92% 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 167 (32.49%) Degree
2 107 (20.82%) Manufacturing
3 106 (20.62%) Windows
4 85 (16.54%) C++
5 76 (14.79%) Electronics
6 74 (14.40%) SAP
7 73 (14.20%) GIS
8 69 (13.42%) Document Management
9 62 (12.06%) SAP FI/CO
9 62 (12.06%) BAPI
9 62 (12.06%) SAP HR
9 62 (12.06%) SAP FI
9 62 (12.06%) SAP MM
9 62 (12.06%) SAP CO
9 62 (12.06%) SAP PM
9 62 (12.06%) SAP Implementation
10 59 (11.48%) Software Engineering
11 56 (10.89%) Microsoft
12 55 (10.70%) AutoCAD
13 53 (10.31%) Project Management
13 53 (10.31%) Finance
14 51 (9.92%) C#
14 51 (9.92%) Computer Science
15 50 (9.73%) SolidWorks
16 49 (9.53%) C
17 48 (9.34%) Mathematics
18 44 (8.56%) Active Directory
19 43 (8.37%) Data Management
20 42 (8.17%) MS Office
21 41 (7.98%) OOD

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 35 (6.81%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.78%) Lync
7 3 (0.58%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (10.70%) AutoCAD
2 42 (8.17%) MS Office
3 32 (6.23%) MS Excel
4 17 (3.31%) CATIA
5 11 (2.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 10 (1.95%) Revit
7 8 (1.56%) Photoshop
8 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.36%) MicroStation
8 7 (1.36%) Solid Edge
9 5 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.97%) InDesign
10 4 (0.78%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.78%) ProjectWise
10 4 (0.78%) Vectorworks
11 3 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.58%) Windchill
11 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 62 (12.06%) SAP HR
1 62 (12.06%) SAP FI
1 62 (12.06%) SAP MM
1 62 (12.06%) SAP CO
1 62 (12.06%) SAP PM
1 62 (12.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 37 (7.20%) Maximo
2 37 (7.20%) SAP QM
2 37 (7.20%) SAP SD
2 37 (7.20%) SAP EHS
3 25 (4.86%) SAP GTS
3 25 (4.86%) SAP R/3
3 25 (4.86%) SAP PS
4 6 (1.17%) Teamcenter
4 6 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 10 (1.95%) VPN
2 10 (1.95%) Firewall
2 10 (1.95%) Wireless
3 8 (1.56%) Internet
4 7 (1.36%) DNS
4 7 (1.36%) WAN
4 7 (1.36%) DHCP
4 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.17%) HTTP
6 5 (0.97%) LAN
6 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.58%) NFC
8 3 (0.58%) Network Security
8 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.58%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 107 (20.82%) Manufacturing
2 76 (14.79%) Electronics
3 53 (10.31%) Finance
4 40 (7.78%) Aerospace
5 35 (6.81%) Marketing
6 18 (3.50%) Automotive
7 16 (3.11%) Legal
7 16 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.72%) Games
9 11 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.36%) Retail
11 6 (1.17%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.58%) Military
12 3 (0.58%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Avionics
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (19.65%) Design Engineer
2 67 (13.04%) Consultant
3 62 (12.06%) SAP Consultant
3 62 (12.06%) Managing Consultant
4 61 (11.87%) Software Engineer
5 48 (9.34%) Analyst
6 44 (8.56%) Mechanical Engineer
7 37 (7.20%) SAP PM Consultant
8 36 (7.00%) Developer
9 28 (5.45%) Electronics Engineer
9 28 (5.45%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 26 (5.06%) Designer
11 25 (4.86%) SAP PLM Consultant
12 23 (4.47%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.09%) Service Analyst
13 21 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.50%) C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
16 14 (2.72%) CAD Technician
17 13 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.06%) BAPI
2 41 (7.98%) OpenGL
3 32 (6.23%) .NET
4 27 (5.25%) DirectX
5 14 (2.72%) HTML
5 14 (2.72%) OpenCL
6 13 (2.53%) Qt
7 12 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.95%) WinForms
9 9 (1.75%) WPF
10 8 (1.56%) Web Services
11 7 (1.36%) XML
11 7 (1.36%) WCF
12 6 (1.17%) jQuery
12 6 (1.17%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (1.17%) CSS
13 4 (0.78%) SOAP
13 4 (0.78%) JMS
13 4 (0.78%) WSDL
13 4 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.20%) GIS
2 51 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 48 (9.34%) Mathematics
4 41 (7.98%) Physics
5 31 (6.03%) 3D Graphics
6 18 (3.50%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.31%) VHDL
8 16 (3.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (2.53%) Blackberry
11 12 (2.33%) CUDA
12 11 (2.14%) iPad
12 11 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.14%) iPhone
12 11 (2.14%) Statistics
13 8 (1.56%) Animation
14 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.36%) Chemistry
15 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.62%) Windows
2 20 (3.89%) Linux
2 20 (3.89%) Windows 7
3 17 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.11%) Android
5 13 (2.53%) UNIX
6 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.95%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.42%) Document Management
2 62 (12.06%) SAP Implementation
3 59 (11.48%) Software Engineering
4 53 (10.31%) Project Management
5 43 (8.37%) Data Management
6 41 (7.98%) OOD
7 37 (7.20%) Resource Management
7 37 (7.20%) Master Data Management
8 35 (6.81%) PLM
9 29 (5.64%) ITIL
9 29 (5.64%) 3D Modelling
10 28 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 25 (4.86%) EAM
12 22 (4.28%) OO
12 22 (4.28%) Finite Element Analysis
13 20 (3.89%) ERP
14 19 (3.70%) Workflow
14 19 (3.70%) Software Testing
14 19 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.54%) C++
2 51 (9.92%) C#
3 49 (9.53%) C
4 21 (4.09%) SQL
5 19 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.11%) Java
7 13 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 12 (2.33%) Python
8 12 (2.33%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.56%) VC++
10 7 (1.36%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.58%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.39%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) PHP
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) Fortran
13 1 (0.19%) XAML
13 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 167 (32.49%) Degree
2 34 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.86%) HNC
4 18 (3.50%) HND
5 15 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.95%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.78%) MCP
8 4 (0.78%) PhD
9 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 3 (0.58%) MCSE
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) MCTS
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 44 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) MetaFrame
2 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.78%) UAG
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.23%) SCCM
2 9 (1.75%) SAP Afaria
3 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (14.40%) SAP
2 56 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.73%) SolidWorks
4 41 (7.98%) Primavera
5 25 (4.86%) Citrix
6 19 (3.70%) EMC
7 15 (2.92%) Autodesk
8 13 (2.53%) Apple
9 12 (2.33%) Oracle
9 12 (2.33%) Siemens
10 11 (2.14%) Cisco
11 10 (1.95%) ANSYS
12 9 (1.75%) Adobe
13 8 (1.56%) VMware
14 7 (1.36%) Symantec
15 5 (0.97%) HP
16 4 (0.78%) Dell
16 4 (0.78%) Avaya
16 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.78%) SonicWALL
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £attractive dep. on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £18000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Ongoing training
Posted: 2 days ago