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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 699 747 751
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs citing CAD 213 223 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 175 155 159
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £27,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
86010 95582 99856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.26% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71800 78299 80427
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 201 £37,500 +2.73% 26
London +68 76 £40,000 -3.03% 2
South East +19 47 £30,000 -23.07% 5
East of England +24 22 £37,500 +1.35% 11
Cambridgeshire +9 19 £31,250 -14.38% 9
Cambridge +7 18 £27,500 -24.65% 8
West Midlands +4 18 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Kent +29 16 £20,500 +12.32%
Yorkshire +36 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £35,000 - 1
South West -3 9 £34,000 -2.85% 2
West Yorkshire +22 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland +12 8 - - 1
East Midlands -12 8 £26,900 -10.33%
East Sussex - 8 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +18 7 £42,500 +6.25%
North West +5 7 £37,500 - 4
Manchester +1 7 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire -16 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Leeds - 7 £42,500 -
Reading -3 6 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Nottingham +14 5 £26,900 -23.14%
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £26,900 -23.14%
Hampshire +5 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Birmingham -6 5 £35,000 -
Staines - 5 £42,500 -
Coventry +6 4 £45,000 +246.15% 1
Somerset -11 4 £30,500 -9.62% 2
Lewes - 4 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 4 £70,000 -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 113 (33.73%) Degree
2 92 (27.46%) Manufacturing
3 70 (20.90%) C++
4 56 (16.72%) Electronics
5 54 (16.12%) Mathematics
6 52 (15.52%) Telecoms
7 51 (15.22%) SQL
8 50 (14.93%) C
9 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
10 44 (13.13%) OpenGL
11 43 (12.84%) Java
12 41 (12.24%) Project Management
13 40 (11.94%) SOLIDWORKS
14 39 (11.64%) Physics
15 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (11.04%) Finance
16 35 (10.45%) Cisco
16 35 (10.45%) C#
17 34 (10.15%) AutoCAD
18 33 (9.85%) 3D Graphics
18 33 (9.85%) Computer Science
19 31 (9.25%) GIS
19 31 (9.25%) Windows
19 31 (9.25%) PhD
20 29 (8.66%) JavaScript
20 29 (8.66%) HTML
21 27 (8.06%) MS Office
22 25 (7.46%) EMC
22 25 (7.46%) Algorithms
23 24 (7.16%) Cisco UCCE

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 (2.69%) WordPress
2 8 (2.39%) JBoss
3 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (11.94%) SOLIDWORKS
2 34 (10.15%) AutoCAD
3 27 (8.06%) MS Office
4 22 (6.57%) MS Excel
5 9 (2.69%) PTC Creo
6 8 (2.39%) Abaqus
6 8 (2.39%) NASTRAN
6 8 (2.39%) Photoshop
7 7 (2.09%) Revit
7 7 (2.09%) Siemens NX
8 6 (1.79%) CATIA
9 5 (1.49%) 3ds Max
9 5 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (1.49%) OrCAD
9 5 (1.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 4 (1.19%) Windchill
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.90%) Maya
11 3 (0.90%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Magento
1 9 (2.69%) Shopify
2 6 (1.79%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.30%) Movex
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.39%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.79%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.60%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.67%) Cisco IPT
1 19 (5.67%) IP Telephony
2 12 (3.58%) VoIP
3 11 (3.28%) LAN
3 11 (3.28%) Structured Cabling
4 8 (2.39%) Internet
4 8 (2.39%) Wireless
5 6 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.79%) SSL
6 5 (1.49%) Firewall
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (1.19%) SAN
8 3 (0.90%) CTI
8 3 (0.90%) HTTP
8 3 (0.90%) NAS
8 3 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.90%) RS-232
8 3 (0.90%) VPN
9 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.25%) GIS
2 10 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.19%) MySQL
6 2 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.30%) Power BI
7 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.49%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.19%) LabVIEW
4 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.90%) JIRA
5 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 92 (27.46%) Manufacturing
2 56 (16.72%) Electronics
3 52 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 37 (11.04%) Finance
5 21 (6.27%) Games
6 15 (4.48%) Marketing
7 12 (3.58%) Automotive
8 9 (2.69%) Billing
9 6 (1.79%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.79%) Military
10 5 (1.49%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.90%) Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Back Office
12 2 (0.60%) Publishing
12 2 (0.60%) Retail
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (14.93%) Developer
2 36 (10.75%) Design Engineer
3 31 (9.25%) C++ Developer
4 25 (7.46%) Graduate
5 23 (6.87%) Electronics Engineer
6 22 (6.57%) Mechanical Engineer
7 21 (6.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (6.27%) Software Developer
8 19 (5.67%) Hardware Engineer
9 17 (5.07%) C++ Software Developer
10 16 (4.78%) CAD Engineer
11 15 (4.48%) C++ GUI Developer
11 15 (4.48%) GUI Developer
12 14 (4.18%) CAD Technician
12 14 (4.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
13 12 (3.58%) Analyst
13 12 (3.58%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.58%) Consultant
14 11 (3.28%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 11 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.13%) OpenGL
2 29 (8.66%) HTML
3 22 (6.57%) Qt
4 21 (6.27%) .NET
4 21 (6.27%) CSS
5 18 (5.37%) jQuery
6 15 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.48%) DirectX
6 15 (4.48%) Qt Quick
6 15 (4.48%) WebKit
7 13 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (3.88%) XML
8 8 (2.39%) EJB
8 8 (2.39%) J2EE
8 8 (2.39%) STL
9 6 (1.79%) JSON
9 6 (1.79%) MFC
9 6 (1.79%) SOAP
9 6 (1.79%) WSDL
10 4 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.12%) Mathematics
2 39 (11.64%) Physics
3 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (9.85%) 3D Graphics
4 33 (9.85%) Computer Science
5 25 (7.46%) Algorithms
6 22 (6.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 18 (5.37%) Driving Licence
8 17 (5.07%) Management Information System
9 15 (4.48%) Augmented Reality
10 14 (4.18%) 3D Printing
11 11 (3.28%) Visualisation
12 7 (2.09%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.49%) Cybercrime
14 4 (1.19%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.90%) CCTV
15 3 (0.90%) CPLD
15 3 (0.90%) Streaming Video
15 3 (0.90%) VHDL
16 2 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.25%) Windows
2 16 (4.78%) Linux
3 12 (3.58%) Android
4 10 (2.99%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.24%) Project Management
2 23 (6.87%) OO
3 22 (6.57%) Finite Element Analysis
4 20 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (5.67%) Schematic Capture
6 16 (4.78%) ITIL
6 16 (4.78%) MVC
7 15 (4.48%) Business Development
7 15 (4.48%) Quality Management
7 15 (4.48%) SDLC
7 15 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 14 (4.18%) OOP
9 13 (3.88%) CAE
9 13 (3.88%) PLM
9 13 (3.88%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.58%) Change Control
10 12 (3.58%) Prototyping
11 11 (3.28%) Mentoring
12 10 (2.99%) 3D Modelling
12 10 (2.99%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.90%) C++
2 51 (15.22%) SQL
3 50 (14.93%) C
4 43 (12.84%) Java
5 35 (10.45%) C#
6 29 (8.66%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.69%) Perl
9 8 (2.39%) PHP
10 7 (2.09%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.49%) Tcl
12 4 (1.19%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.19%) Python
12 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.90%) Fortran
14 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) Delphi
15 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (33.73%) Degree
2 31 (9.25%) PhD
3 24 (7.16%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.07%) HND
6 14 (4.18%) HNC
7 13 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.58%) MCP
9 11 (3.28%) BICSI Certification
9 11 (3.28%) MCSE
9 11 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.69%) MCDST
11 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.19%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.60%) CCNA
13 2 (0.60%) CCVP
13 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.60%) MCSA
13 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.60%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.69%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (7.16%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (2.69%) SCCM
4 5 (1.49%) Ansible
4 5 (1.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.45%) Cisco
3 25 (7.46%) EMC
4 18 (5.37%) Autodesk
5 13 (3.88%) Oracle
6 11 (3.28%) ANSYS
7 9 (2.69%) Google
7 9 (2.69%) LANDesk
7 9 (2.69%) MobileIron
8 8 (2.39%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (1.49%) Adobe
9 5 (1.49%) Agilent
9 5 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.49%) Siemens
10 4 (1.19%) SAP
11 2 (0.60%) Apple
11 2 (0.60%) Atmel
11 2 (0.60%) ESRI
11 2 (0.60%) Intel
11 2 (0.60%) VMware
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K - 40K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester - Northern Quarter
Talent HR
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Huxley
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + BUPA healthcare, pension,
Posted: 19 days ago
Brinsworth, Yorkshire
Iceotope
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £44000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
SHOEMASTER INTERNATIONAL LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Colchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago