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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 655 672 725
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +53
Permanent jobs citing CAD 243 209 151
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 157 151 117
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £25,928 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 22 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 22 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
(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 +3 236 £32,500 -7.14% 98
South East -1 77 £25,000 -30.55% 18
London 0 57 £32,500 -18.75% 13
Surrey +32 42 £22,000 -41.33% 1
South West -4 29 £32,500 -18.75% 18
East of England -8 28 £37,500 +25.00% 16
Egham +9 25 - -
North West -1 19 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Oxfordshire +8 15 £36,033 +10.87% 5
Oxford +18 14 £36,033 +35.97%
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £45,000 +12.50% 9
City of London +1 13 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Manchester -2 13 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Cambridge +2 12 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Bath -15 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Somerset -16 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Dorset - 11 £43,750 - 1
West Midlands +2 10 £43,750 +25.00% 19
Poole - 10 £43,750 - 1
Hampshire -2 8 £40,000 -39.84% 4
Yorkshire -49 8 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £40,000 - 4
Farnborough - 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £24,500 -27.40% 3
East Midlands -12 5 £34,475 +6.07% 1
Berkshire -16 5 £25,000 -37.50% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Bristol - 5 £32,500 - 5
Croydon - 5 £34,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £25,000 -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 171 (32.95%) Degree
2 114 (21.97%) Manufacturing
3 105 (20.23%) Windows
4 84 (16.18%) C++
5 77 (14.84%) SAP
6 75 (14.45%) GIS
7 72 (13.87%) Electronics
7 72 (13.87%) Document Management
8 65 (12.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 65 (12.52%) BAPI
8 65 (12.52%) SAP HR
8 65 (12.52%) SAP FI
8 65 (12.52%) SAP MM
8 65 (12.52%) SAP CO
8 65 (12.52%) SAP PM
8 65 (12.52%) SAP Implementation
9 61 (11.75%) Software Engineering
10 59 (11.37%) Microsoft
11 55 (10.60%) Finance
12 54 (10.40%) SolidWorks
13 53 (10.21%) AutoCAD
13 53 (10.21%) Project Management
14 52 (10.02%) Computer Science
15 51 (9.83%) C#
16 49 (9.44%) C
17 47 (9.06%) Mathematics
18 44 (8.48%) Data Management
19 43 (8.29%) Primavera
19 43 (8.29%) Active Directory
20 41 (7.90%) Aerospace

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.58%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.39%) Lync
7 2 (0.39%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 53 (10.21%) AutoCAD
2 40 (7.71%) MS Office
3 35 (6.74%) MS Excel
4 16 (3.08%) CATIA
5 11 (2.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 10 (1.93%) Revit
7 9 (1.73%) Photoshop
8 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
8 7 (1.35%) Solid Edge
9 6 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (1.16%) InDesign
10 5 (0.96%) MicroStation
11 4 (0.77%) ProjectWise
11 4 (0.77%) Vectorworks
11 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.77%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.58%) Windchill
12 3 (0.58%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 65 (12.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 65 (12.52%) SAP HR
1 65 (12.52%) SAP FI
1 65 (12.52%) SAP MM
1 65 (12.52%) SAP CO
1 65 (12.52%) SAP PM
2 39 (7.51%) SAP SD
2 39 (7.51%) Maximo
2 39 (7.51%) SAP QM
2 39 (7.51%) SAP EHS
3 26 (5.01%) SAP GTS
3 26 (5.01%) SAP R/3
3 26 (5.01%) SAP PS
4 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.16%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.19%) Lawson
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) GitHub
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) Ethernet
2 9 (1.73%) VPN
2 9 (1.73%) Firewall
3 8 (1.54%) Wireless
3 8 (1.54%) Internet
4 6 (1.16%) WAN
5 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.96%) HTTP
5 5 (0.96%) DHCP
5 5 (0.96%) DNS
5 5 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.77%) SSL
6 4 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.58%) Intranet
7 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.58%) NFC
7 3 (0.58%) Network Security
7 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.58%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.19%) DB2
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) Xcode
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 114 (21.97%) Manufacturing
2 72 (13.87%) Electronics
3 55 (10.60%) Finance
4 41 (7.90%) Aerospace
5 37 (7.13%) Marketing
6 16 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.08%) Automotive
6 16 (3.08%) Legal
7 13 (2.50%) Games
8 10 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.35%) Retail
10 6 (1.16%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.58%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Avionics
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 107 (20.62%) Design Engineer
2 70 (13.49%) Consultant
3 65 (12.52%) SAP Consultant
3 65 (12.52%) Managing Consultant
4 59 (11.37%) Software Engineer
5 48 (9.25%) Mechanical Engineer
6 46 (8.86%) Analyst
7 39 (7.51%) Developer
7 39 (7.51%) SAP PM Consultant
8 30 (5.78%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 28 (5.39%) Electronics Engineer
10 27 (5.20%) Designer
11 26 (5.01%) SAP PLM Consultant
12 25 (4.82%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.85%) Service Analyst
14 19 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (3.47%) C++ Software Engineer
16 17 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
17 16 (3.08%) Graduate
18 14 (2.70%) CAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.52%) BAPI
2 39 (7.51%) OpenGL
3 34 (6.55%) .NET
4 25 (4.82%) DirectX
5 13 (2.50%) Qt
5 13 (2.50%) OpenCL
6 12 (2.31%) HTML
7 11 (2.12%) WinForms
7 11 (2.12%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.73%) WPF
9 7 (1.35%) Web Services
9 7 (1.35%) XML
9 7 (1.35%) WCF
10 6 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (1.16%) jQuery
10 6 (1.16%) CSS
11 4 (0.77%) REST
11 4 (0.77%) JMS
11 4 (0.77%) SOAP
11 4 (0.77%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.45%) GIS
2 52 (10.02%) Computer Science
3 47 (9.06%) Mathematics
4 38 (7.32%) Physics
5 30 (5.78%) 3D Graphics
6 16 (3.08%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.89%) VHDL
8 14 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.12%) iPhone
9 11 (2.12%) iPad
9 11 (2.12%) CUDA
10 10 (1.93%) Statistics
11 9 (1.73%) Animation
12 7 (1.35%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.16%) Chemistry
14 5 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.23%) Windows
2 21 (4.05%) Linux
3 18 (3.47%) Windows 7
4 17 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.89%) Android
6 13 (2.50%) UNIX
7 11 (2.12%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.73%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.87%) Document Management
2 65 (12.52%) SAP Implementation
3 61 (11.75%) Software Engineering
4 53 (10.21%) Project Management
5 44 (8.48%) Data Management
6 39 (7.51%) Resource Management
6 39 (7.51%) Master Data Management
7 38 (7.32%) OOD
8 36 (6.94%) PLM
9 30 (5.78%) 3D Modelling
10 29 (5.59%) Configuration Management
11 28 (5.39%) ITIL
12 26 (5.01%) EAM
13 23 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.24%) Finite Element Analysis
15 20 (3.85%) OO
15 20 (3.85%) ERP
16 19 (3.66%) Workflow
16 19 (3.66%) Software Testing
17 17 (3.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.18%) C++
2 51 (9.83%) C#
3 49 (9.44%) C
4 22 (4.24%) SQL
5 18 (3.47%) Java
6 17 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.50%) Python
8 11 (2.12%) MATLAB
9 7 (1.35%) VC++
10 6 (1.16%) VB
10 6 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.39%) Perl
11 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.19%) Fortran
12 1 (0.19%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 171 (32.95%) Degree
2 34 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.82%) HNC
4 18 (3.47%) HND
5 15 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.93%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.96%) PhD
9 4 (0.77%) MCP
10 3 (0.58%) CCNA
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
10 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.58%) MCTS
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB
12 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.70%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) UAG
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.78%) SCCM
2 9 (1.73%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (14.84%) SAP
2 59 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 54 (10.40%) SolidWorks
4 43 (8.29%) Primavera
5 23 (4.43%) Citrix
6 22 (4.24%) EMC
7 19 (3.66%) Autodesk
8 12 (2.31%) Apple
9 11 (2.12%) Oracle
10 10 (1.93%) ANSYS
10 10 (1.93%) Siemens
10 10 (1.93%) Adobe
11 8 (1.54%) VMware
11 8 (1.54%) Cisco
12 6 (1.16%) ESRI
13 5 (0.96%) Symantec
14 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.58%) Allen-Bradley
15 3 (0.58%) HP
15 3 (0.58%) BT
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £43,000 per annum Pension and other compnay benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £18000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago