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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 696 659 692
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Permanent jobs citing CAD 194 251 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 133 184 116
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%

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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 -40 182 £37,500 +10.29% 84
South East -6 56 £42,500 +25.00% 31
London +13 44 £45,000 +50.00% 3
East of England +12 22 £37,500 +10.29% 12
South West -32 21 £30,000 - 18
Surrey -22 16 £34,250 +5.38% 4
Berkshire 0 15 £51,250 +70.83% 6
Somerset +9 12 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Egham 0 12 - -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +5 9 £23,000 -24.59% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Bath +3 8 £30,000 - 3
Stowmarket - 8 £39,500 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £39,500 - 1
Leeds +8 7 £23,000 -30.30%
North West +8 7 £31,000 -31.11% 1
West Yorkshire -2 7 £23,000 -26.40% 1
West Midlands -65 7 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Aylesbury - 7 £42,500 - 2
Windsor - 6 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +4 5 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Bedfordshire +25 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Scotland +18 4 £24,000 -60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £45,000 - 6
Manchester +5 4 £23,750 -60.41%
Dorset -22 4 £49,250 +71.30%
Street - 4 £26,500 -
Derbyshire +17 3 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Cambridge +7 3 £52,500 +16.66% 3

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 150 (33.41%) Degree
2 86 (19.15%) Manufacturing
3 75 (16.70%) SAP
4 74 (16.48%) Electronics
5 70 (15.59%) GIS
6 65 (14.48%) Document Management
6 65 (14.48%) AutoCAD
7 61 (13.59%) SAP PM
7 61 (13.59%) C++
8 60 (13.36%) SAP HR
8 60 (13.36%) SAP FI
8 60 (13.36%) SAP MM
8 60 (13.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 60 (13.36%) BAPI
8 60 (13.36%) SAP CO
8 60 (13.36%) SAP Implementation
9 59 (13.14%) C
10 56 (12.47%) Microsoft
11 53 (11.80%) Finance
12 51 (11.36%) PLM
13 49 (10.91%) Data Management
14 48 (10.69%) Aerospace
15 46 (10.24%) Project Management
16 44 (9.80%) MS Excel
16 44 (9.80%) C#
17 43 (9.58%) SQL
18 42 (9.35%) MS Office
18 42 (9.35%) SolidWorks
19 39 (8.69%) Windows
20 38 (8.46%) Resource Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.67%) CMS
2 3 (0.67%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.22%) IIS
3 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 65 (14.48%) AutoCAD
2 44 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 42 (9.35%) MS Office
4 22 (4.90%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 15 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (3.12%) Photoshop
7 13 (2.90%) MS Visio
7 13 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (2.45%) Revit
9 9 (2.00%) Solid Edge
9 9 (2.00%) CATIA
10 6 (1.34%) ArchiCAD
10 6 (1.34%) MS Project
11 4 (0.89%) InDesign
12 3 (0.67%) Windchill
12 3 (0.67%) Maya
12 3 (0.67%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.67%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.67%) MicroStation
13 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 61 (13.59%) SAP PM
2 60 (13.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 60 (13.36%) SAP HR
2 60 (13.36%) SAP FI
2 60 (13.36%) SAP MM
2 60 (13.36%) SAP CO
3 37 (8.24%) SAP SD
4 36 (8.02%) Maximo
4 36 (8.02%) SAP QM
4 36 (8.02%) SAP EHS
5 24 (5.35%) SAP R/3
5 24 (5.35%) SAP PS
5 24 (5.35%) SAP GTS
6 7 (1.56%) SAP PLM
6 7 (1.56%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.67%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.22%) DELMIA
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.67%) Ethernet
2 10 (2.23%) Structured Cabling
3 9 (2.00%) PBX
4 7 (1.56%) VoIP
4 7 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.56%) Firewall
5 3 (0.67%) Wireless
6 2 (0.45%) VLAN
6 2 (0.45%) Modbus
6 2 (0.45%) HTTP
6 2 (0.45%) SNMP
6 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) WLAN
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.23%) MS Access
3 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.45%) MySQL
5 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.23%) LabVIEW
2 10 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.45%) CodeWarrior
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) FishEye
General
1 86 (19.15%) Manufacturing
2 74 (16.48%) Electronics
3 53 (11.80%) Finance
4 48 (10.69%) Aerospace
5 30 (6.68%) Automotive
6 27 (6.01%) Military
7 25 (5.57%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.67%) Games
9 11 (2.45%) Marketing
10 10 (2.23%) Legal
11 7 (1.56%) Avionics
12 5 (1.11%) Back Office
13 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.45%) Retail
13 2 (0.45%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (18.49%) Consultant
2 64 (14.25%) SAP Consultant
3 60 (13.36%) Managing Consultant
4 45 (10.02%) Design Engineer
5 40 (8.91%) Mechanical Engineer
6 36 (8.02%) SAP PM Consultant
6 36 (8.02%) Developer
7 31 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
8 28 (6.24%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 25 (5.57%) Analyst
10 24 (5.35%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 24 (5.35%) Designer
11 23 (5.12%) Electronics Engineer
11 23 (5.12%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.01%) Support Consultant
12 18 (4.01%) Senior Hardware Engineer
13 16 (3.56%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.90%) Account Manager
14 13 (2.90%) C++ Developer
15 12 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.36%) BAPI
2 37 (8.24%) .NET
3 30 (6.68%) HTML
4 26 (5.79%) OpenGL
5 18 (4.01%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.34%) Qt
7 14 (3.12%) HTML5
8 13 (2.90%) jQuery
8 13 (2.90%) CSS
9 12 (2.67%) STL
10 9 (2.00%) MFC
11 7 (1.56%) XML
11 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 6 (1.34%) Ajax
12 6 (1.34%) JSON
12 6 (1.34%) DirectX
13 5 (1.11%) Open Inventor
13 5 (1.11%) WebGL
13 5 (1.11%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.59%) GIS
2 34 (7.57%) Mathematics
3 32 (7.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 30 (6.68%) Physics
5 29 (6.46%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.23%) CCTV
6 19 (4.23%) 3D Graphics
7 17 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.79%) Chemistry
8 16 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.34%) Visualisation
9 15 (3.34%) VHDL
10 14 (3.12%) FMCG
11 12 (2.67%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.56%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.34%) Robotics
13 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.11%) 3D Printing
14 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.69%) Windows
2 17 (3.79%) UNIX
3 16 (3.56%) Linux
4 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.67%) Android
7 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.48%) Document Management
2 60 (13.36%) SAP Implementation
3 51 (11.36%) PLM
4 49 (10.91%) Data Management
5 46 (10.24%) Project Management
6 38 (8.46%) Resource Management
7 36 (8.02%) Software Engineering
7 36 (8.02%) Master Data Management
8 25 (5.57%) Configuration Management
9 24 (5.35%) EAM
10 23 (5.12%) OO
10 23 (5.12%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (4.23%) Line Management
13 18 (4.01%) ERP
14 16 (3.56%) Finite Element Analysis
15 13 (2.90%) OOD
15 13 (2.90%) PRINCE2
15 13 (2.90%) CAE
15 13 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.59%) C++
2 59 (13.14%) C
3 44 (9.80%) C#
4 43 (9.58%) SQL
5 25 (5.57%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.23%) MATLAB
7 18 (4.01%) Java
8 17 (3.79%) VB
9 14 (3.12%) Assembly Language
10 12 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.00%) PHP
12 8 (1.78%) Perl
13 7 (1.56%) Python
13 7 (1.56%) VBA
14 4 (0.89%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.45%) VC++
16 1 (0.22%) Lisp
16 1 (0.22%) Fortran
16 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 150 (33.41%) Degree
2 28 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.57%) HNC
4 24 (5.35%) HND
5 21 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.78%) PhD
7 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.89%) PMP
8 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.45%) QA
2 11 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.56%) DO-254
4 4 (0.89%) JTAG
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9002
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) FATCA
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.34%) Firmware
2 12 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (16.70%) SAP
2 56 (12.47%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.35%) SolidWorks
4 36 (8.02%) Primavera
5 31 (6.90%) Autodesk
6 27 (6.01%) EMC
7 15 (3.34%) Oracle
8 13 (2.90%) VMware
9 11 (2.45%) Adobe
10 8 (1.78%) Altera
11 7 (1.56%) Xilinx
11 7 (1.56%) Cadence
11 7 (1.56%) PTC
11 7 (1.56%) HP
12 5 (1.11%) Minitab
12 5 (1.11%) Alias
13 4 (0.89%) Google
13 4 (0.89%) Mentor Graphics
13 4 (0.89%) Polycom
13 4 (0.89%) Cisco
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