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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 609 673 680
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +7
Permanent jobs citing CAD 302 209 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 190 134 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +70 288 £35,000 -5.40% 81
South East +14 104 £40,000 -4.76% 16
London +54 80 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Surrey +17 49 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Egham +8 26 - -
South West -6 25 £32,500 +16.07% 19
West Midlands -15 23 £31,500 -10.00% 8
North West -3 22 £40,000 +17.64% 6
East of England -24 20 £32,500 -4.41% 18
Oxfordshire - 19 £32,500 - 3
Manchester +5 12 £42,500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +6 9 £42,750 +25.73% 3
West Sussex +7 8 £35,000 -
Hampshire -8 8 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Oxford - 8 £32,500 - 1
Bath - 8 £30,500 - 2
Somerset - 8 £30,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +1 7 £30,000 -
Berkshire -2 7 £35,000 +2.18%
Hertfordshire -21 7 £42,500 +77.08% 2
East Sussex -30 7 £48,750 +3.72% 1
Redditch - 7 £31,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 - 3
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 -
City of London +21 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £35,000 +2.94% 11
Scotland -2 6 - - 4
Cambridge -10 6 £35,000 +2.94% 9
Brighton -38 6 £52,500 +25.00%
Aberdeen - 6 - - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 188 (34.00%) Degree
2 111 (20.07%) Manufacturing
3 102 (18.44%) SAP
4 94 (17.00%) GIS
5 84 (15.19%) Document Management
6 79 (14.29%) SAP CO
6 79 (14.29%) SAP PM
6 79 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
6 79 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 79 (14.29%) BAPI
6 79 (14.29%) Windows
6 79 (14.29%) SAP HR
6 79 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 79 (14.29%) SAP MM
7 70 (12.66%) Microsoft
8 69 (12.48%) C++
8 69 (12.48%) PLM
9 67 (12.12%) Data Management
10 64 (11.57%) Finance
11 63 (11.39%) Resource Management
12 59 (10.67%) Software Engineering
12 59 (10.67%) AutoCAD
13 58 (10.49%) Project Management
14 56 (10.13%) C
15 53 (9.58%) C#
15 53 (9.58%) Primavera
16 52 (9.40%) Maximo
16 52 (9.40%) SAP SD
16 52 (9.40%) SAP QM
16 52 (9.40%) SAP EHS

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (4.34%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.45%) Lync
5 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.90%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.36%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (10.67%) AutoCAD
2 42 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 39 (7.05%) MS Office
4 15 (2.71%) CATIA
5 13 (2.35%) Photoshop
6 11 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.99%) Revit
7 10 (1.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 9 (1.63%) Windchill
8 9 (1.63%) MS Project
9 7 (1.27%) InDesign
9 7 (1.27%) Solid Edge
10 6 (1.08%) CorelDRAW
11 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.54%) ArchiCAD
12 3 (0.54%) MicroStation
13 2 (0.36%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.36%) SketchUp
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 79 (14.29%) SAP HR
1 79 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 79 (14.29%) SAP MM
1 79 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 79 (14.29%) SAP PM
1 79 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 52 (9.40%) Maximo
2 52 (9.40%) SAP QM
2 52 (9.40%) SAP SD
2 52 (9.40%) SAP EHS
3 27 (4.88%) SAP GTS
3 27 (4.88%) SAP R/3
3 27 (4.88%) SAP PS
4 13 (2.35%) SAP PLM
5 9 (1.63%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.90%) ENOVIA
6 5 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.88%) Ethernet
2 19 (3.44%) Structured Cabling
3 15 (2.71%) Firewall
4 14 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.17%) VPN
5 12 (2.17%) PBX
6 11 (1.99%) Wireless
7 9 (1.63%) HTTP
8 7 (1.27%) DNS
8 7 (1.27%) DHCP
9 5 (0.90%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (0.90%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.90%) MGCP
9 5 (0.90%) H.323
9 5 (0.90%) Intranet
9 5 (0.90%) RIP
9 5 (0.90%) VoIP
10 4 (0.72%) SNMP
10 4 (0.72%) SSL
10 4 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.72%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) Xcode
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (20.07%) Manufacturing
2 64 (11.57%) Finance
3 49 (8.86%) Electronics
4 40 (7.23%) Aerospace
5 32 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.70%) Marketing
7 21 (3.80%) Automotive
8 15 (2.71%) Multimedia
8 15 (2.71%) Games
9 13 (2.35%) Legal
10 6 (1.08%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.72%) Military
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Retail
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 109 (19.71%) Consultant
2 92 (16.64%) Design Engineer
3 82 (14.83%) SAP Consultant
4 79 (14.29%) Managing Consultant
5 52 (9.40%) SAP PM Consultant
6 50 (9.04%) Software Engineer
7 48 (8.68%) Mechanical Engineer
8 47 (8.50%) Analyst
9 42 (7.59%) Developer
10 37 (6.69%) Project Manager
11 32 (5.79%) Mechanical Design Engineer
12 30 (5.42%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 27 (4.88%) Service Analyst
14 24 (4.34%) Graduate
14 24 (4.34%) Electronics Engineer
15 22 (3.98%) Designer
16 21 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
17 20 (3.62%) Software Developer
18 19 (3.44%) Support Consultant
19 16 (2.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.29%) BAPI
2 45 (8.14%) .NET
3 33 (5.97%) OpenGL
4 25 (4.52%) HTML
5 15 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.53%) DirectX
6 14 (2.53%) OpenCL
7 11 (1.99%) Qt
7 11 (1.99%) RESTful
7 11 (1.99%) Web Services
8 10 (1.81%) WinForms
9 9 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.45%) Ajax
10 8 (1.45%) SOAP
11 6 (1.08%) XML
11 6 (1.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.08%) jQuery
12 5 (0.90%) WPF
12 5 (0.90%) JSON
12 5 (0.90%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.00%) GIS
2 50 (9.04%) Mathematics
3 49 (8.86%) Computer Science
4 41 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (5.79%) Physics
6 31 (5.61%) 3D Graphics
7 20 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (3.25%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 13 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.63%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.63%) CUDA
12 8 (1.45%) VHDL
13 7 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.27%) Animation
14 6 (1.08%) Statistics
15 5 (0.90%) Chemistry
15 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.90%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.29%) Windows
2 27 (4.88%) Linux
3 14 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.35%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.63%) UNIX
6 8 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.90%) Android
9 4 (0.72%) Solaris
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.19%) Document Management
2 79 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 69 (12.48%) PLM
4 67 (12.12%) Data Management
5 63 (11.39%) Resource Management
6 59 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 58 (10.49%) Project Management
8 52 (9.40%) Master Data Management
9 37 (6.69%) PRINCE2
10 30 (5.42%) PRINCE
10 30 (5.42%) 3D Modelling
11 29 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.88%) EAM
13 25 (4.52%) OOD
13 25 (4.52%) OO
14 24 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (4.16%) Software Testing
16 22 (3.98%) ITIL
16 22 (3.98%) Time Management
16 22 (3.98%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.48%) C++
2 56 (10.13%) C
3 53 (9.58%) C#
4 43 (7.78%) SQL
5 17 (3.07%) Java
5 17 (3.07%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.53%) VB.NET
6 14 (2.53%) MATLAB
7 12 (2.17%) Python
8 10 (1.81%) VB
9 8 (1.45%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.08%) Embedded C
11 5 (0.90%) VBA
11 5 (0.90%) VC++
12 3 (0.54%) R
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.18%) XAML
14 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 188 (34.00%) Degree
2 18 (3.25%) HNC
3 17 (3.07%) HND
4 14 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.53%) PMP
4 14 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.99%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.63%) PhD
7 9 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) ACCA
12 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.44%) QA
2 18 (3.25%) SLA
3 7 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.27%) MetaFrame
3 7 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.27%) UAG
4 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.72%) Firmware
4 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.54%) XenApp
5 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (3.98%) SCCM
2 7 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (18.44%) SAP
2 70 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 53 (9.58%) Primavera
4 50 (9.04%) SolidWorks
5 35 (6.33%) Autodesk
6 29 (5.24%) EMC
7 25 (4.52%) Citrix
8 16 (2.89%) Oracle
9 13 (2.35%) ESRI
10 12 (2.17%) Avaya
11 11 (1.99%) Cisco
12 10 (1.81%) Siemens
12 10 (1.81%) Adobe
12 10 (1.81%) HP
12 10 (1.81%) VMware
13 8 (1.45%) Dell
13 8 (1.45%) Symantec
13 8 (1.45%) Apple
14 7 (1.27%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.08%) Mentor Graphics
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 minutes ago
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £38k - £45k + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k+exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
CCity IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago