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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 704 672 686
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs citing CAD 200 275 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 136 208 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 -26 192 £35,000 - 98
South East -11 57 £41,250 +21.32% 35
London +14 46 £35,000 +8.52% 9
South West -23 25 £27,500 -15.38% 22
East of England +26 22 £42,000 +23.52% 14
Somerset +17 19 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +13 18 £51,250 +70.83% 14
Surrey -13 17 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Bath +15 15 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Egham -4 12 - -
East Midlands +4 9 £35,750 -4.66% 4
West Midlands -59 9 £31,250 -19.35% 5
Buckinghamshire - 9 £42,500 - 3
North West +4 8 £33,000 +14.78% 3
Yorkshire +12 7 £23,000 -23.33% 3
Oxfordshire +11 7 £32,500 -21.68% 5
Stowmarket - 7 £39,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 7 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 7 £39,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £60,000 +18.81% 5
Essex +8 6 £42,500 - 4
Windsor - 6 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +8 5 £23,000 -18.58% 3
Leeds +7 5 £23,000 -11.53%
Banbury - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +26 4 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Cambridge +10 4 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Manchester +5 4 £23,750 -60.41% 2
Street - 4 £26,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £42,500 - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 140 (32.18%) Degree
2 89 (20.46%) Manufacturing
3 76 (17.47%) Electronics
4 69 (15.86%) GIS
5 68 (15.63%) AutoCAD
6 65 (14.94%) SAP
7 63 (14.48%) Document Management
8 60 (13.79%) C++
9 59 (13.56%) SAP PM
10 58 (13.33%) SAP CO
10 58 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 58 (13.33%) BAPI
10 58 (13.33%) SAP HR
10 58 (13.33%) SAP FI
10 58 (13.33%) SAP MM
10 58 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
11 53 (12.18%) C
12 49 (11.26%) Finance
13 48 (11.03%) Data Management
13 48 (11.03%) Microsoft
14 47 (10.80%) Aerospace
15 44 (10.11%) PLM
16 42 (9.66%) SOLIDWORKS
16 42 (9.66%) C#
17 41 (9.43%) MS Excel
18 40 (9.20%) MS Office
18 40 (9.20%) Windows
19 39 (8.97%) SQL
20 35 (8.05%) Autodesk
21 34 (7.82%) Project Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.69%) CMS
2 3 (0.69%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 68 (15.63%) AutoCAD
2 42 (9.66%) SOLIDWORKS
3 41 (9.43%) MS Excel
4 40 (9.20%) MS Office
5 24 (5.52%) PTC Creo
6 23 (5.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 15 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (3.22%) Photoshop
9 13 (2.99%) MS Visio
10 10 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (2.07%) Solid Edge
12 8 (1.84%) CATIA
12 8 (1.84%) Revit
13 7 (1.61%) MicroStation
14 5 (1.15%) Siemens NX
14 5 (1.15%) ArchiCAD
14 5 (1.15%) Maya
14 5 (1.15%) 3ds Max
15 4 (0.92%) InDesign
15 4 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 59 (13.56%) SAP PM
2 58 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 58 (13.33%) SAP HR
2 58 (13.33%) SAP FI
2 58 (13.33%) SAP MM
2 58 (13.33%) SAP CO
3 34 (7.82%) SAP SD
4 33 (7.59%) Primavera
4 33 (7.59%) Maximo
4 33 (7.59%) SAP QM
4 33 (7.59%) SAP EHS
5 25 (5.75%) SAP PS
5 25 (5.75%) SAP R/3
5 25 (5.75%) SAP GTS
6 5 (1.15%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.23%) DELMIA
7 1 (0.23%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.23%) Office 365
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
1 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.07%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.61%) VoIP
2 7 (1.61%) Firewall
3 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.38%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (1.15%) PBX
5 2 (0.46%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) GSM
6 1 (0.23%) UMTS
6 1 (0.23%) WLAN
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) SNMP
6 1 (0.23%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) 3G
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) VLAN
6 1 (0.23%) LTE
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.30%) MS Access
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.30%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.69%) CodeWarrior
6 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Xcode
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) FishEye
General
1 89 (20.46%) Manufacturing
2 76 (17.47%) Electronics
3 49 (11.26%) Finance
4 47 (10.80%) Aerospace
5 27 (6.21%) Automotive
6 25 (5.75%) Military
7 22 (5.06%) Telecoms
8 15 (3.45%) Legal
9 12 (2.76%) Marketing
10 11 (2.53%) Games
11 7 (1.61%) Avionics
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.46%) Retail
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (17.47%) Consultant
2 59 (13.56%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (13.33%) Managing Consultant
4 52 (11.95%) Design Engineer
5 41 (9.43%) Mechanical Engineer
6 35 (8.05%) Developer
7 33 (7.59%) SAP PM Consultant
8 27 (6.21%) Hardware Engineer
9 26 (5.98%) Analyst
9 26 (5.98%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 25 (5.75%) Mechanical Design Engineer
11 22 (5.06%) Designer
12 19 (4.37%) Electronics Engineer
12 19 (4.37%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
14 14 (3.22%) Support Consultant
15 13 (2.99%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.99%) Account Manager
16 12 (2.76%) C++ Developer
16 12 (2.76%) CAD Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.33%) BAPI
2 32 (7.36%) .NET
3 27 (6.21%) HTML
4 20 (4.60%) OpenGL
5 14 (3.22%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.99%) CSS
6 13 (2.99%) Qt
7 12 (2.76%) jQuery
8 11 (2.53%) HTML5
9 10 (2.30%) STL
10 8 (1.84%) MFC
11 6 (1.38%) XML
11 6 (1.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (1.38%) Open Inventor
12 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.15%) Ajax
12 5 (1.15%) DirectX
13 4 (0.92%) JSON
13 4 (0.92%) WPF
13 4 (0.92%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.86%) GIS
2 28 (6.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (6.44%) Mathematics
2 28 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.52%) Physics
4 19 (4.37%) CCTV
5 17 (3.91%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (3.91%) Chemistry
6 16 (3.68%) VHDL
7 14 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.22%) FMCG
7 14 (3.22%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.30%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.61%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.38%) Robotics
11 6 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.15%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.92%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.20%) Windows
2 18 (4.14%) UNIX
3 13 (2.99%) Linux
4 7 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.69%) Android
5 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.69%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.48%) Document Management
2 58 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
3 48 (11.03%) Data Management
4 44 (10.11%) PLM
5 34 (7.82%) Project Management
5 34 (7.82%) Resource Management
6 33 (7.59%) Master Data Management
7 32 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 29 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 26 (5.98%) Configuration Management
10 25 (5.75%) EAM
11 22 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.60%) ERP
13 19 (4.37%) OO
14 17 (3.91%) Finite Element Analysis
15 13 (2.99%) Project Planning
15 13 (2.99%) Line Management
16 11 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
17 10 (2.30%) Validation
17 10 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.79%) C++
2 53 (12.18%) C
3 42 (9.66%) C#
4 39 (8.97%) SQL
5 23 (5.29%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.60%) Java
7 18 (4.14%) MATLAB
8 14 (3.22%) VB
9 11 (2.53%) Assembly Language
10 9 (2.07%) Perl
10 9 (2.07%) PHP
10 9 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.15%) VBA
11 5 (1.15%) Python
12 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.46%) VC++
14 1 (0.23%) Fortran
14 1 (0.23%) Lisp
14 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 140 (32.18%) Degree
2 29 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.44%) HNC
4 24 (5.52%) HND
5 23 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.38%) PhD
8 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.37%) QA
2 13 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.61%) DO-254
4 4 (0.92%) JTAG
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9002
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) FATCA
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (3.22%) Firmware
1 14 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 65 (14.94%) SAP
2 48 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.05%) Autodesk
4 22 (5.06%) EMC
5 15 (3.45%) Oracle
6 14 (3.22%) VMware
7 10 (2.30%) Adobe
8 8 (1.84%) HP
8 8 (1.84%) PTC
9 7 (1.61%) Cadence
9 7 (1.61%) Xilinx
9 7 (1.61%) Altera
10 6 (1.38%) Sophos
11 5 (1.15%) Alias
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco
12 4 (0.92%) Epicor
12 4 (0.92%) Google
12 4 (0.92%) Minitab
12 4 (0.92%) Mentor Graphics
12 4 (0.92%) Polycom
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35k - £65k per annum + Bonus + Benefits total max package £90k
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 33k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £22-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago