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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 687 658 693
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Permanent jobs citing CAD 196 235 180
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% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 127 169 123
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -50 186 £37,500 +15.38% 95
South East -39 60 £40,000 +17.64% 36
London +26 45 £45,000 +47.54% 3
East of England -3 20 £39,250 +15.44% 17
South West -24 20 £35,000 +23.89% 22
Surrey -30 20 £34,250 +5.38% 7
Egham -4 15 - -
West Midlands -42 10 £32,500 -23.52% 5
East Midlands +22 9 £35,000 +40.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Berkshire -2 9 £43,750 +45.83% 10
Bristol -5 9 £35,000 +24.99% 3
North West -7 8 £33,000 -34.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 7 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £45,000 +46.34% 10
West Yorkshire -2 7 - -
Leeds -4 7 - -
Somerset +7 6 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Cambridge -5 6 £45,000 +46.34% 10
Hampshire -6 5 £52,500 +40.00% 7
East Sussex -15 5 - -
Brighton -17 5 - -
Stowmarket - 5 £39,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £39,500 -
Bedfordshire +13 4 £31,250 -26.47% 2
Scotland +12 4 £24,000 - 2
Manchester -1 4 £23,750 -60.41%
Cheshire -4 4 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Oxfordshire -12 4 £40,000 - 6
Dorset -28 4 £55,000 +91.30% 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 170 (34.55%) Degree
2 97 (19.72%) Manufacturing
3 89 (18.09%) SAP
4 79 (16.06%) GIS
5 73 (14.84%) Document Management
6 72 (14.63%) Electronics
7 68 (13.82%) SAP PM
7 68 (13.82%) AutoCAD
8 67 (13.62%) SAP HR
8 67 (13.62%) SAP FI
8 67 (13.62%) SAP MM
8 67 (13.62%) SAP FI/CO
8 67 (13.62%) BAPI
8 67 (13.62%) SAP CO
8 67 (13.62%) SAP Implementation
9 62 (12.60%) Data Management
9 62 (12.60%) PLM
10 61 (12.40%) Finance
10 61 (12.40%) Project Management
10 61 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 59 (11.99%) C
12 53 (10.77%) C++
13 48 (9.76%) Aerospace
13 48 (9.76%) MS Office
13 48 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 45 (9.15%) SolidWorks
14 45 (9.15%) Resource Management
15 42 (8.54%) SQL
15 42 (8.54%) SAP SD
16 41 (8.33%) Maximo

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.61%) CMS
2 3 (0.61%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.20%) IIS
3 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.20%) Lync
3 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 68 (13.82%) AutoCAD
2 48 (9.76%) MS Office
2 48 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 16 (3.25%) Photoshop
5 15 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (3.05%) Revit
6 14 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (2.85%) MS Visio
7 10 (2.03%) MS Project
7 10 (2.03%) CATIA
8 8 (1.63%) ArchiCAD
9 6 (1.22%) Solid Edge
10 5 (1.02%) InDesign
11 4 (0.81%) Windchill
12 3 (0.61%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.61%) MicroStation
13 2 (0.41%) SketchUp
13 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 68 (13.82%) SAP PM
2 67 (13.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 67 (13.62%) SAP HR
2 67 (13.62%) SAP FI
2 67 (13.62%) SAP MM
2 67 (13.62%) SAP CO
3 42 (8.54%) SAP SD
4 41 (8.33%) Maximo
4 41 (8.33%) SAP QM
4 41 (8.33%) SAP EHS
5 26 (5.28%) SAP R/3
5 26 (5.28%) SAP PS
5 26 (5.28%) SAP GTS
6 13 (2.64%) SAP PLM
7 11 (2.24%) Teamcenter
8 5 (1.02%) ENOVIA
9 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.20%) DELMIA
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.20%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.66%) Ethernet
2 15 (3.05%) Structured Cabling
3 12 (2.44%) PBX
4 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.22%) Wireless
6 5 (1.02%) VLAN
6 5 (1.02%) HTTP
6 5 (1.02%) SNMP
6 5 (1.02%) Firewall
6 5 (1.02%) VoIP
6 5 (1.02%) Modbus
7 2 (0.41%) ATM
7 2 (0.41%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.20%) MGCP
8 1 (0.20%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.22%) MS Access
4 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.03%) LabVIEW
1 10 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) FishEye
General
1 97 (19.72%) Manufacturing
2 72 (14.63%) Electronics
3 61 (12.40%) Finance
4 48 (9.76%) Aerospace
5 32 (6.50%) Telecoms
6 31 (6.30%) Automotive
7 26 (5.28%) Military
8 12 (2.44%) Marketing
9 9 (1.83%) Games
10 7 (1.42%) Legal
10 7 (1.42%) Back Office
10 7 (1.42%) Avionics
11 5 (1.02%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Retail
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (20.73%) Consultant
2 71 (14.43%) SAP Consultant
3 67 (13.62%) Managing Consultant
4 49 (9.96%) Design Engineer
5 45 (9.15%) Mechanical Engineer
6 41 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
7 32 (6.50%) Hardware Engineer
8 31 (6.30%) Developer
9 30 (6.10%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 29 (5.89%) Project Manager
11 27 (5.49%) Mechanical Design Engineer
11 27 (5.49%) Designer
12 24 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
12 24 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 24 (4.88%) Support Consultant
13 19 (3.86%) Analyst
13 19 (3.86%) Senior Hardware Engineer
14 15 (3.05%) Graduate
14 15 (3.05%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.62%) BAPI
2 35 (7.11%) .NET
3 32 (6.50%) HTML
4 20 (4.07%) OpenGL
5 19 (3.86%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.85%) Qt
7 13 (2.64%) jQuery
8 11 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.03%) HTML5
9 10 (2.03%) Ajax
10 9 (1.83%) RESTful
10 9 (1.83%) MFC
10 9 (1.83%) STL
11 8 (1.63%) CSS
11 8 (1.63%) JSON
12 6 (1.22%) OpenCL
13 5 (1.02%) SOAP
13 5 (1.02%) XML
13 5 (1.02%) ODBC
14 4 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.06%) GIS
2 34 (6.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 33 (6.71%) Mathematics
4 32 (6.50%) Physics
5 30 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.67%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.86%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (3.46%) Chemistry
10 15 (3.05%) Visualisation
10 15 (3.05%) VHDL
10 15 (3.05%) CCTV
11 14 (2.85%) FMCG
12 13 (2.64%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.22%) Robotics
16 5 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
16 5 (1.02%) Statistics
16 5 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.52%) Windows
2 15 (3.05%) Linux
3 14 (2.85%) UNIX
4 11 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (14.84%) Document Management
2 67 (13.62%) SAP Implementation
3 62 (12.60%) Data Management
3 62 (12.60%) PLM
4 61 (12.40%) Project Management
5 45 (9.15%) Resource Management
6 41 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 37 (7.52%) Software Engineering
8 28 (5.69%) Configuration Management
9 27 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 26 (5.28%) OO
10 26 (5.28%) EAM
11 25 (5.08%) Line Management
12 22 (4.47%) PRINCE
13 21 (4.27%) CAE
14 18 (3.66%) Mentoring
14 18 (3.66%) Finite Element Analysis
15 17 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (2.85%) Web Development
16 14 (2.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.99%) C
2 53 (10.77%) C++
3 42 (8.54%) SQL
4 40 (8.13%) C#
5 21 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.27%) MATLAB
6 19 (3.86%) VB
7 16 (3.25%) Java
7 16 (3.25%) Assembly Language
8 13 (2.64%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.63%) VBA
10 7 (1.42%) Python
11 6 (1.22%) Perl
12 5 (1.02%) PHP
12 5 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.61%) VC++
14 2 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 170 (34.55%) Degree
2 26 (5.28%) HNC
2 26 (5.28%) HND
3 22 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.03%) PMP
5 10 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.83%) PhD
6 9 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.22%) VCP4
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.47%) QA
2 9 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.42%) DO-254
4 4 (0.81%) JTAG
5 3 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) FATCA
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (3.25%) Firmware
2 9 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenServer
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.20%) SCCM
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 89 (18.09%) SAP
2 61 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.15%) SolidWorks
4 41 (8.33%) Primavera
5 33 (6.71%) Autodesk
6 31 (6.30%) EMC
7 14 (2.85%) Oracle
8 12 (2.44%) Adobe
9 10 (2.03%) VMware
10 8 (1.63%) Altera
11 7 (1.42%) Xilinx
11 7 (1.42%) Cadence
12 6 (1.22%) PTC
12 6 (1.22%) Siemens
13 5 (1.02%) Cisco
13 5 (1.02%) Minitab
13 5 (1.02%) Alias
14 4 (0.81%) Polycom
14 4 (0.81%) Mentor Graphics
14 4 (0.81%) Epicor
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hythe, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Blackwood, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Overtime, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
networx
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
The Smart List
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago