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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 610 680 698
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +18
Permanent jobs citing CAD 308 200 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 195 128 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
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 21 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 21 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 +74 294 £35,000 -5.40% 81
South East +20 103 £40,000 -4.76% 24
London +34 85 £35,000 +18.64% 4
Surrey +7 48 £55,000 +46.66% 4
South West -2 28 £32,500 +16.07% 19
Egham +4 27 - -
West Midlands -18 23 £31,500 -10.00% 6
North West +10 21 £41,250 +21.32% 7
East of England -29 21 £32,500 -4.41% 9
Oxfordshire - 19 £32,500 - 3
Manchester -9 12 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -1 9 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Somerset - 9 £32,500 - 1
Bath - 9 £32,500 - 1
West Sussex +4 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 8 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Oxford - 8 £32,500 -
City of London +9 7 £28,750 -32.35% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £35,000 +2.18%
East Midlands -1 7 £47,500 +33.80% 4
Bedfordshire -5 7 £30,000 - 1
Redditch - 7 £31,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 -
Scotland +2 6 - - 3
Cambridge -14 6 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Cambridgeshire -16 6 £35,000 +2.94% 4
East Sussex -35 6 £48,750 +3.72% 4
Devon - 6 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen - 6 - - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 185 (33.64%) Degree
2 109 (19.82%) Manufacturing
3 101 (18.36%) SAP
4 93 (16.91%) GIS
5 84 (15.27%) Document Management
6 79 (14.36%) SAP CO
6 79 (14.36%) SAP PM
6 79 (14.36%) SAP Implementation
6 79 (14.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 79 (14.36%) BAPI
6 79 (14.36%) Windows
6 79 (14.36%) SAP HR
6 79 (14.36%) SAP FI
6 79 (14.36%) SAP MM
7 68 (12.36%) Microsoft
7 68 (12.36%) C++
7 68 (12.36%) PLM
8 67 (12.18%) Data Management
9 64 (11.64%) Finance
10 63 (11.45%) Resource Management
11 60 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 59 (10.73%) AutoCAD
13 57 (10.36%) Project Management
14 55 (10.00%) C
15 53 (9.64%) Primavera
16 52 (9.45%) Maximo
16 52 (9.45%) C#
16 52 (9.45%) SAP SD
16 52 (9.45%) SAP QM
16 52 (9.45%) SAP EHS

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.45%) Lync
5 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.91%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.36%) Kinematics
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (10.73%) AutoCAD
2 40 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 36 (6.55%) MS Office
4 15 (2.73%) CATIA
5 13 (2.36%) Photoshop
6 11 (2.00%) Revit
6 11 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.64%) Windchill
7 9 (1.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 8 (1.45%) MS Project
9 7 (1.27%) Solid Edge
9 7 (1.27%) InDesign
10 6 (1.09%) CorelDRAW
11 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.55%) MicroStation
12 3 (0.55%) ArchiCAD
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.36%) SketchUp
13 2 (0.36%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 79 (14.36%) SAP CO
1 79 (14.36%) SAP PM
1 79 (14.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 79 (14.36%) SAP HR
1 79 (14.36%) SAP FI
1 79 (14.36%) SAP MM
2 52 (9.45%) Maximo
2 52 (9.45%) SAP SD
2 52 (9.45%) SAP QM
2 52 (9.45%) SAP EHS
3 27 (4.91%) SAP PS
3 27 (4.91%) SAP R/3
3 27 (4.91%) SAP GTS
4 13 (2.36%) SAP PLM
5 9 (1.64%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.91%) ENOVIA
6 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
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%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.73%) Ethernet
2 18 (3.27%) Structured Cabling
3 15 (2.73%) Firewall
4 14 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.18%) VPN
6 11 (2.00%) Wireless
6 11 (2.00%) PBX
7 9 (1.64%) HTTP
8 7 (1.27%) DHCP
8 7 (1.27%) DNS
9 5 (0.91%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (0.91%) H.323
9 5 (0.91%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.91%) MGCP
9 5 (0.91%) RIP
9 5 (0.91%) Intranet
9 5 (0.91%) VoIP
10 4 (0.73%) Modbus
10 4 (0.73%) SNMP
10 4 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Xcode
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 109 (19.82%) Manufacturing
2 64 (11.64%) Finance
3 49 (8.91%) Electronics
4 40 (7.27%) Aerospace
5 32 (5.82%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.73%) Marketing
7 20 (3.64%) Automotive
8 15 (2.73%) Games
9 14 (2.55%) Multimedia
10 13 (2.36%) Legal
11 6 (1.09%) Back Office
12 4 (0.73%) Military
12 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Retail
14 1 (0.18%) Avionics
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (19.64%) Consultant
2 93 (16.91%) Design Engineer
3 82 (14.91%) SAP Consultant
4 79 (14.36%) Managing Consultant
5 52 (9.45%) SAP PM Consultant
6 50 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 49 (8.91%) Mechanical Engineer
8 47 (8.55%) Analyst
9 40 (7.27%) Developer
10 36 (6.55%) Project Manager
11 33 (6.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
12 30 (5.45%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 27 (4.91%) Service Analyst
14 24 (4.36%) Graduate
15 23 (4.18%) Electronics Engineer
16 22 (4.00%) Designer
17 21 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
18 18 (3.27%) Support Consultant
18 18 (3.27%) Software Developer
19 17 (3.09%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.36%) BAPI
2 44 (8.00%) .NET
3 32 (5.82%) OpenGL
4 24 (4.36%) HTML
5 15 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.55%) DirectX
7 13 (2.36%) OpenCL
8 12 (2.18%) Qt
9 11 (2.00%) RESTful
9 11 (2.00%) Web Services
10 10 (1.82%) WinForms
11 9 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.45%) SOAP
12 8 (1.45%) Ajax
13 6 (1.09%) XML
13 6 (1.09%) jQuery
14 5 (0.91%) JSON
14 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.91%) VXML
14 5 (0.91%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.91%) GIS
2 49 (8.91%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.73%) Computer Science
4 41 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.64%) 3D Graphics
6 30 (5.45%) Physics
7 20 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 13 (2.36%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.45%) VHDL
12 8 (1.45%) CUDA
12 8 (1.45%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.27%) Animation
13 7 (1.27%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.09%) Statistics
15 5 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
16 4 (0.73%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.36%) Windows
2 26 (4.73%) Linux
3 14 (2.55%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.18%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.82%) UNIX
6 9 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.73%) Solaris
9 4 (0.73%) Android
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.27%) Document Management
2 79 (14.36%) SAP Implementation
3 68 (12.36%) PLM
4 67 (12.18%) Data Management
5 63 (11.45%) Resource Management
6 60 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 57 (10.36%) Project Management
8 52 (9.45%) Master Data Management
9 36 (6.55%) PRINCE2
10 30 (5.45%) PRINCE
10 30 (5.45%) 3D Modelling
11 29 (5.27%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.91%) EAM
13 26 (4.73%) OOD
14 25 (4.55%) OO
15 24 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (4.18%) Software Testing
17 22 (4.00%) Time Management
17 22 (4.00%) ITIL
17 22 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.36%) C++
2 55 (10.00%) C
3 52 (9.45%) C#
4 42 (7.64%) SQL
5 16 (2.91%) Java
5 16 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.55%) VB.NET
6 14 (2.55%) MATLAB
7 12 (2.18%) Python
8 10 (1.82%) VB
9 7 (1.27%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.09%) Embedded C
11 5 (0.91%) VC++
11 5 (0.91%) VBA
12 3 (0.55%) R
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) XAML
14 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (33.64%) Degree
2 18 (3.27%) HNC
3 16 (2.91%) HND
4 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.55%) PMP
4 14 (2.55%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (1.64%) PhD
7 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.45%) QA
2 18 (3.27%) SLA
3 7 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.27%) UAG
3 7 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.27%) MetaFrame
4 4 (0.73%) Firmware
4 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.55%) XenApp
5 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (4.00%) SCCM
2 7 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (18.36%) SAP
2 68 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 53 (9.64%) Primavera
4 50 (9.09%) SolidWorks
5 35 (6.36%) Autodesk
6 28 (5.09%) EMC
7 25 (4.55%) Citrix
8 16 (2.91%) Oracle
9 13 (2.36%) ESRI
10 12 (2.18%) Avaya
11 11 (2.00%) Cisco
12 10 (1.82%) Adobe
12 10 (1.82%) HP
12 10 (1.82%) Siemens
12 10 (1.82%) VMware
13 8 (1.45%) Dell
13 8 (1.45%) Apple
13 8 (1.45%) Symantec
14 7 (1.27%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.09%) PTC
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Flexible, Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29800.00 - £39750.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: CW21456
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Shepperton, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 35000 OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago