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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 614 677 725
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +48
Permanent jobs citing CAD 295 206 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 193 138 125
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 17 September 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 +34 280 £32,500 -7.14% 87
South East +29 103 £33,000 -21.42% 18
London +45 77 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Surrey +17 44 £27,500 -26.66% 2
South West -2 36 £32,500 +16.07% 28
Egham +15 26 - -
Oxfordshire +22 25 £32,500 - 6
East of England -21 24 £32,500 +3.17% 12
Oxford - 17 £32,500 -
Bath -7 14 £32,500 - 3
Somerset -14 14 £32,500 +18.18% 6
North West -19 13 £37,500 +10.29% 6
West Midlands -20 13 £31,500 -10.00% 12
City of London +20 10 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +2 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +1 9 £42,500 - 7
Manchester -7 9 £37,500 +10.29%
Bedfordshire - 9 £32,500 -
Dorset +3 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £26,000 -27.77%
Hertfordshire -5 7 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Cambridge -5 7 £32,500 -4.41% 7
Cambridgeshire -12 7 £32,500 -4.41% 7
Poole - 7 £40,000 -
Croydon - 7 £34,000 -
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 - 3
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 - 1
West Sussex 0 6 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -8 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Yorkshire -34 6 £25,000 -47.36% 3

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 182 (33.27%) Degree
2 111 (20.29%) Manufacturing
3 94 (17.18%) Windows
4 90 (16.45%) GIS
5 85 (15.54%) SAP
6 80 (14.63%) Document Management
7 75 (13.71%) C++
8 73 (13.35%) SAP HR
8 73 (13.35%) SAP FI
8 73 (13.35%) SAP MM
8 73 (13.35%) SAP FI/CO
8 73 (13.35%) BAPI
8 73 (13.35%) SAP CO
8 73 (13.35%) SAP PM
8 73 (13.35%) SAP Implementation
9 71 (12.98%) AutoCAD
10 64 (11.70%) Finance
11 60 (10.97%) Software Engineering
12 59 (10.79%) Microsoft
12 59 (10.79%) Data Management
13 58 (10.60%) Electronics
14 56 (10.24%) C#
14 56 (10.24%) Resource Management
15 53 (9.69%) C
15 53 (9.69%) Computer Science
16 51 (9.32%) PLM
17 50 (9.14%) Primavera
17 50 (9.14%) Project Management
17 50 (9.14%) SolidWorks
18 47 (8.59%) Mathematics

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (5.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.46%) Lync
5 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.91%) CMS
7 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 71 (12.98%) AutoCAD
2 34 (6.22%) MS Office
3 32 (5.85%) MS Excel
4 20 (3.66%) CATIA
5 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.83%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 10 (1.83%) Revit
7 8 (1.46%) InDesign
7 8 (1.46%) Windchill
8 7 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (1.10%) MS Project
9 6 (1.10%) CorelDRAW
9 6 (1.10%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.91%) MicroStation
11 4 (0.73%) ProjectWise
11 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.73%) Vectorworks
12 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.37%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.18%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 73 (13.35%) SAP HR
1 73 (13.35%) SAP FI
1 73 (13.35%) SAP MM
1 73 (13.35%) SAP CO
1 73 (13.35%) SAP PM
1 73 (13.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 46 (8.41%) Maximo
2 46 (8.41%) SAP QM
2 46 (8.41%) SAP SD
2 46 (8.41%) SAP EHS
3 27 (4.94%) SAP GTS
3 27 (4.94%) SAP R/3
3 27 (4.94%) SAP PS
4 7 (1.28%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Line 500
8 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.20%) Ethernet
2 15 (2.74%) Firewall
3 12 (2.19%) Structured Cabling
3 12 (2.19%) VPN
4 10 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.65%) Wireless
6 7 (1.28%) DHCP
6 7 (1.28%) DNS
7 5 (0.91%) Intranet
7 5 (0.91%) HTTP
7 5 (0.91%) RIP
7 5 (0.91%) PBX
7 5 (0.91%) VoIP
7 5 (0.91%) EIGRP
7 5 (0.91%) MGCP
7 5 (0.91%) H.323
7 5 (0.91%) Cisco ICM
8 4 (0.73%) SSL
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
9 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.37%) MySQL
4 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) DB2
5 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio
1 8 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
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 (20.29%) Manufacturing
2 64 (11.70%) Finance
3 58 (10.60%) Electronics
4 39 (7.13%) Aerospace
5 35 (6.40%) Marketing
6 25 (4.57%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.29%) Legal
8 14 (2.56%) Multimedia
8 14 (2.56%) Games
9 13 (2.38%) Automotive
10 6 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Retail
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (19.74%) Design Engineer
2 90 (16.45%) Consultant
3 73 (13.35%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (13.35%) Managing Consultant
4 55 (10.05%) Analyst
5 54 (9.87%) Software Engineer
6 52 (9.51%) Mechanical Engineer
7 46 (8.41%) SAP PM Consultant
8 39 (7.13%) Developer
9 36 (6.58%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 32 (5.85%) Service Analyst
11 27 (4.94%) SAP PLM Consultant
12 26 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 25 (4.57%) Designer
14 24 (4.39%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.84%) Graduate
15 21 (3.84%) Electronics Engineer
16 20 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
17 19 (3.47%) Software Developer
17 19 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (13.35%) BAPI
2 39 (7.13%) .NET
3 30 (5.48%) OpenGL
4 19 (3.47%) HTML
5 18 (3.29%) DirectX
6 13 (2.38%) OpenCL
7 12 (2.19%) WinForms
8 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.01%) Web Services
8 11 (2.01%) Qt
9 7 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.28%) Ajax
10 6 (1.10%) XML
10 6 (1.10%) RESTful
10 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.91%) WCF
11 5 (0.91%) WPF
11 5 (0.91%) VXML
11 5 (0.91%) jQuery
11 5 (0.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.45%) GIS
2 53 (9.69%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.59%) Mathematics
3 47 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.85%) Physics
5 30 (5.48%) 3D Graphics
6 24 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.19%) VHDL
8 11 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.83%) CUDA
10 8 (1.46%) iPad
10 8 (1.46%) iPhone
10 8 (1.46%) Animation
11 7 (1.28%) Statistics
11 7 (1.28%) User Experience
12 5 (0.91%) Chemistry
12 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.18%) Windows
2 21 (3.84%) Linux
3 15 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.38%) UNIX
5 11 (2.01%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.65%) Android
8 8 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.73%) Solaris
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.63%) Document Management
2 73 (13.35%) SAP Implementation
3 60 (10.97%) Software Engineering
4 59 (10.79%) Data Management
5 56 (10.24%) Resource Management
6 51 (9.32%) PLM
7 50 (9.14%) Project Management
8 46 (8.41%) Master Data Management
9 30 (5.48%) 3D Modelling
10 29 (5.30%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.30%) OOD
11 28 (5.12%) Software Testing
12 27 (4.94%) EAM
13 26 (4.75%) ITIL
14 25 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
17 21 (3.84%) Time Management
18 20 (3.66%) OO
18 20 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.71%) C++
2 56 (10.24%) C#
3 53 (9.69%) C
4 28 (5.12%) SQL
5 15 (2.74%) Java
5 15 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.38%) Python
7 10 (1.83%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.91%) Embedded C
8 5 (0.91%) VB
8 5 (0.91%) VC++
9 3 (0.55%) VBA
10 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) XAML
11 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 182 (33.27%) Degree
2 19 (3.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.47%) HND
3 18 (3.29%) HNC
4 14 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.65%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.28%) PMP
7 7 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.10%) PhD
8 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.47%) QA
2 18 (3.29%) SLA
3 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 38 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.28%) MetaFrame
2 7 (1.28%) Terminal Services
2 7 (1.28%) UAG
3 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.55%) XenApp
5 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (5.67%) SCCM
2 7 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.73%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (15.54%) SAP
2 59 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.14%) Primavera
3 50 (9.14%) SolidWorks
4 37 (6.76%) Autodesk
5 30 (5.48%) Citrix
6 27 (4.94%) EMC
7 13 (2.38%) Oracle
7 13 (2.38%) ESRI
8 12 (2.19%) Apple
8 12 (2.19%) Avaya
9 11 (2.01%) Cisco
9 11 (2.01%) Adobe
10 10 (1.83%) Siemens
11 9 (1.65%) HP
11 9 (1.65%) ANSYS
12 7 (1.28%) Dell
12 7 (1.28%) Symantec
12 7 (1.28%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + pension + Bonus + 35 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 3% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Discretionary annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k to £55k DoE plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago