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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 770 708 696
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -12
Permanent jobs citing CAD 165 230 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 131 178
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -39 161 £40,000 +6.66% 60
London +3 46 £45,000 - 8
South East -19 39 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South West -8 27 £35,000 - 7
Hampshire +31 16 £42,500 -19.04%
East Midlands +12 15 £40,000 +15.02% 6
Surrey 0 12 £70,500 +105.83% 2
North West +27 11 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Egham -7 11 - -
East of England -23 10 £45,000 +16.88% 21
Manchester +23 8 £35,000 +47.36%
West Midlands -16 8 £35,250 +8.46% 5
Bristol -12 7 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Basingstoke +15 6 £45,000 +125.00%
Farnborough - 6 £38,250 -
Yorkshire +4 5 £28,000 - 4
Northamptonshire +3 5 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £40,000 -
Wellingborough - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Southampton +7 4 - -
Nottingham +4 4 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Somerset -8 4 £35,000 +27.27% 2
West Sussex -8 4 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £42,500 +4.93% 17
Cambridge -17 4 £42,500 +4.93% 17
Wiltshire - 4 £16,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Bath +1 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Sheffield - 3 £32,500 - 2

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (30.63%) Degree
2 118 (27.38%) Manufacturing
3 74 (17.17%) Finance
4 66 (15.31%) C++
5 65 (15.08%) SOLIDWORKS
6 64 (14.85%) Document Management
7 62 (14.39%) GIS
8 55 (12.76%) SAP
9 54 (12.53%) Presales
10 53 (12.30%) Microsoft
11 51 (11.83%) C
12 48 (11.14%) SAP HR
12 48 (11.14%) SAP FI
12 48 (11.14%) SAP MM
12 48 (11.14%) SAP FI/CO
12 48 (11.14%) BAPI
12 48 (11.14%) SAP CO
12 48 (11.14%) SAP PM
12 48 (11.14%) Data Management
12 48 (11.14%) SAP Implementation
13 47 (10.90%) Automotive
14 46 (10.67%) C#
14 46 (10.67%) Windows
15 45 (10.44%) Electronics
15 45 (10.44%) Aerospace
16 44 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (9.51%) SQL
18 39 (9.05%) PLM
19 37 (8.58%) Autodesk
20 35 (8.12%) AutoCAD

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.46%) CMS
3 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.23%) Documentum
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.23%) FileNet
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (15.08%) SOLIDWORKS
2 35 (8.12%) AutoCAD
3 34 (7.89%) MS Office
4 23 (5.34%) MS Excel
5 21 (4.87%) MS Project
6 16 (3.71%) PTC Creo
7 14 (3.25%) Solid Edge
8 9 (2.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 9 (2.09%) Siemens NX
8 9 (2.09%) Windchill
9 8 (1.86%) Revit
10 6 (1.39%) CATIA
11 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.93%) Abaqus
12 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.93%) NASTRAN
12 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.70%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 48 (11.14%) SAP CO
1 48 (11.14%) SAP FI
1 48 (11.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 48 (11.14%) SAP HR
1 48 (11.14%) SAP MM
1 48 (11.14%) SAP PM
2 26 (6.03%) Primavera
3 25 (5.80%) Maximo
4 24 (5.57%) SAP EHS
4 24 (5.57%) SAP GTS
4 24 (5.57%) SAP PS
4 24 (5.57%) SAP QM
4 24 (5.57%) SAP R/3
4 24 (5.57%) SAP SD
5 8 (1.86%) Teamcenter
6 5 (1.16%) ENOVIA
7 3 (0.70%) SAP PLM
8 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.46%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.23%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) Firewall
2 6 (1.39%) Wireless
3 5 (1.16%) Internet
4 4 (0.93%) LAN
4 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.93%) WAN
5 3 (0.70%) VPN
5 3 (0.70%) WebEx
6 2 (0.46%) DHCP
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.46%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) 802.11
7 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) MIMO
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.39%) GIS
2 21 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) EDMS
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.46%) eggPlant
3 2 (0.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 118 (27.38%) Manufacturing
2 74 (17.17%) Finance
3 47 (10.90%) Automotive
4 45 (10.44%) Aerospace
4 45 (10.44%) Electronics
5 16 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.48%) Games
6 15 (3.48%) Marketing
7 13 (3.02%) Banking
8 7 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) Avionics
10 3 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Retail
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (20.42%) Design Engineer
2 61 (14.15%) Developer
3 59 (13.69%) Mechanical Engineer
4 53 (12.30%) Consultant
5 52 (12.06%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 48 (11.14%) Managing Consultant
6 48 (11.14%) SAP Consultant
7 32 (7.42%) C# Developer
8 30 (6.96%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.73%) C++ Developer
10 26 (6.03%) Electronics Engineer
11 24 (5.57%) SAP PLM Consultant
11 24 (5.57%) SAP PM Consultant
12 23 (5.34%) C++ Software Developer
13 19 (4.41%) Business Manager
14 18 (4.18%) Sales Manager
15 17 (3.94%) Account Manager
16 15 (3.48%) C++/C# Developer
17 14 (3.25%) C# Software Developer
17 14 (3.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.14%) BAPI
2 31 (7.19%) .NET
3 25 (5.80%) OpenGL
4 13 (3.02%) Qt
5 12 (2.78%) HTML
5 12 (2.78%) XML
6 10 (2.32%) DirectX
6 10 (2.32%) Qt Quick
6 10 (2.32%) WebKit
7 8 (1.86%) CSS
8 7 (1.62%) MFC
9 5 (1.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.16%) HTML5
9 5 (1.16%) jQuery
10 4 (0.93%) CGI
10 4 (0.93%) LINQ
10 4 (0.93%) WebGL
10 4 (0.93%) WPF
11 3 (0.70%) COM
11 3 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.19%) 3D Graphics
1 31 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.50%) Physics
3 27 (6.26%) Mathematics
4 21 (4.87%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (3.25%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.02%) CPLD
8 11 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.55%) Robotics
9 8 (1.86%) Photography
10 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.16%) 3D Printing
12 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.93%) VHDL
13 4 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.67%) Windows
2 10 (2.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.09%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Linux
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (14.85%) Document Management
2 54 (12.53%) Presales
3 48 (11.14%) Data Management
3 48 (11.14%) SAP Implementation
4 44 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (9.05%) PLM
6 26 (6.03%) Software Engineering
7 25 (5.80%) 3D Modelling
7 25 (5.80%) Resource Management
8 24 (5.57%) Configuration Management
8 24 (5.57%) EAM
8 24 (5.57%) Master Data Management
9 23 (5.34%) Mentoring
10 19 (4.41%) Project Management
11 18 (4.18%) Finite Element Analysis
12 16 (3.71%) Business Development
13 14 (3.25%) Project Planning
13 14 (3.25%) Risk Analysis
13 14 (3.25%) SDLC
14 13 (3.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.31%) C++
2 51 (11.83%) C
3 46 (10.67%) C#
4 41 (9.51%) SQL
5 18 (4.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.55%) Java
7 8 (1.86%) C++/CLI
8 5 (1.16%) PHP
9 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.23%) Fortran
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (30.63%) Degree
2 25 (5.80%) PhD
3 22 (5.10%) HNC
4 17 (3.94%) HND
5 16 (3.71%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.48%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
8 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.70%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CCIE
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) DO-254
5 1 (0.23%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.23%) MISRA
5 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 17 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Firmware
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.16%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) SCOM
2 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 55 (12.76%) SAP
2 53 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.58%) Autodesk
4 23 (5.34%) EMC
5 13 (3.02%) Oracle
6 12 (2.78%) PTC
7 6 (1.39%) Mentor Graphics
8 5 (1.16%) Adobe
8 5 (1.16%) ANSYS
9 4 (0.93%) Cisco
9 4 (0.93%) VMware
10 3 (0.70%) Altera
10 3 (0.70%) Cadence
10 3 (0.70%) Citrix
10 3 (0.70%) Dell
10 3 (0.70%) HP
10 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.70%) Siemens
10 3 (0.70%) Symantec
11 2 (0.46%) GFI Software
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k plus benefits DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £19000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent incl. top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Government Sector pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits and more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £24k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent incl. top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Pension + Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago