The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 691 709 677
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Permanent jobs citing CAD 222 257 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 173 184 197
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £27,550 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
83254 95993 97338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.51% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69343 79334 77826
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 209 £40,000 +6.66% 55
South East +37 65 £45,000 +20.00% 11
London +55 54 £40,000 - 5
East of England +17 32 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Midlands -1 25 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 20 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Cambridge +12 16 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Berkshire +29 15 £41,250 +10.00% 5
East Sussex - 15 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +6 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +36 11 £41,250 +17.85% 1
North West +7 11 £35,000 -4.10%
Hampshire +25 10 £70,000 +51.35% 1
Manchester -6 9 £35,000 -4.10%
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £37,500 - 1
Lewes - 9 £50,000 -
Watford - 9 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £65,000 - 3
Scotland +26 8 £38,250 -25.36% 1
Coventry +3 8 £36,250 -15.20%
South West -11 8 £32,750 -6.42% 3
West Yorkshire +23 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Farnborough +3 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Birmingham -13 7 £72,500 +114.81% 4
Edinburgh +16 6 £39,000 -9.82% 1
Reading 0 6 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Brighton - 6 £70,000 - 1
Staines - 6 £45,000 -
Slough +22 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Leeds - 5 £42,500 -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CAD.

1 139 (35.55%) Degree
2 115 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 80 (20.46%) Electronics
4 69 (17.65%) C++
5 65 (16.62%) Telecoms
6 55 (14.07%) Mathematics
7 54 (13.81%) C
8 53 (13.55%) Project Management
9 48 (12.28%) Physics
10 47 (12.02%) Java
11 45 (11.51%) Microsoft
12 44 (11.25%) Computer Science
13 42 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (10.49%) Cisco
15 40 (10.23%) GIS
15 40 (10.23%) Finance
15 40 (10.23%) SOLIDWORKS
16 39 (9.97%) OpenGL
17 38 (9.72%) AutoCAD
18 37 (9.46%) SQL
19 36 (9.21%) PhD
19 36 (9.21%) 3D Graphics
20 35 (8.95%) C#
21 30 (7.67%) Windows
21 30 (7.67%) EMC
21 30 (7.67%) Security Cleared
22 29 (7.42%) Algorithms
22 29 (7.42%) MS Office
23 27 (6.91%) Cisco UCCE
23 27 (6.91%) MS Excel

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.05%) JBoss
2 6 (1.53%) Apache
3 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (10.23%) SOLIDWORKS
2 38 (9.72%) AutoCAD
3 29 (7.42%) MS Office
4 27 (6.91%) MS Excel
5 9 (2.30%) Siemens NX
6 7 (1.79%) CATIA
6 7 (1.79%) Revit
7 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (1.53%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.53%) PTC Creo
8 5 (1.28%) 3ds Max
8 5 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.28%) OrCAD
8 5 (1.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 4 (1.02%) Blender
9 4 (1.02%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.77%) Abaqus
10 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.77%) MicroStation
10 3 (0.77%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.28%) Infor M3
2 5 (1.28%) Movex
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.12%) Cisco IPT
1 20 (5.12%) IP Telephony
2 15 (3.84%) VoIP
3 12 (3.07%) LAN
4 11 (2.81%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (2.05%) Firewall
5 8 (2.05%) Internet
6 6 (1.53%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco ICM
7 5 (1.28%) WAN
8 4 (1.02%) Wireless
9 3 (0.77%) 3G
9 3 (0.77%) CTI
9 3 (0.77%) NAS
9 3 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.77%) RS-232
9 3 (0.77%) SAN
9 3 (0.77%) SSL
9 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.23%) GIS
2 11 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.05%) Big Data
3 8 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.28%) MySQL
4 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (5.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.02%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 115 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 80 (20.46%) Electronics
3 65 (16.62%) Telecoms
4 40 (10.23%) Finance
5 19 (4.86%) Games
6 18 (4.60%) Automotive
7 16 (4.09%) Marketing
8 10 (2.56%) Aerospace
9 8 (2.05%) Billing
10 6 (1.53%) Banking
11 5 (1.28%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.02%) Retail
13 3 (0.77%) Back Office
14 2 (0.51%) Military
14 2 (0.51%) Publishing
15 1 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.26%) Avionics
15 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (14.83%) Design Engineer
2 48 (12.28%) Developer
3 41 (10.49%) Electronics Engineer
4 28 (7.16%) Mechanical Engineer
5 27 (6.91%) Software Developer
6 26 (6.65%) Graduate
7 23 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 23 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 23 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
8 21 (5.37%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 20 (5.12%) C++ Software Developer
10 19 (4.86%) Consultant
11 18 (4.60%) CAD Technician
11 18 (4.60%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 17 (4.35%) C++ GUI Developer
12 17 (4.35%) GUI Developer
13 16 (4.09%) Analyst
14 14 (3.58%) Hardware Design Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) Software Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.97%) OpenGL
2 26 (6.65%) HTML
3 18 (4.60%) Qt
4 17 (4.35%) Qt Quick
4 17 (4.35%) WebKit
5 15 (3.84%) XML
6 13 (3.32%) .NET
7 11 (2.81%) DirectX
8 8 (2.05%) CSS
8 8 (2.05%) EJB
8 8 (2.05%) HTML5
8 8 (2.05%) J2EE
8 8 (2.05%) Web Services
9 6 (1.53%) jQuery
9 6 (1.53%) JSON
10 5 (1.28%) LAMP
10 5 (1.28%) XSLT
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Axis
11 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.02%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.07%) Mathematics
2 48 (12.28%) Physics
3 44 (11.25%) Computer Science
4 42 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (9.21%) 3D Graphics
6 29 (7.42%) Algorithms
7 23 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 22 (5.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 18 (4.60%) Driving Licence
10 16 (4.09%) Visualisation
11 15 (3.84%) 3D Printing
12 8 (2.05%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.53%) CCTV
13 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.53%) Streaming Video
14 5 (1.28%) IVR
15 4 (1.02%) Internet of Things
15 4 (1.02%) VHDL
16 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
16 3 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.67%) Windows
2 18 (4.60%) Linux
3 10 (2.56%) Android
4 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.77%) VMS
7 2 (0.51%) Unix
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.55%) Project Management
2 26 (6.65%) Kalman Filter
3 25 (6.39%) Software Engineering
4 24 (6.14%) Schematic Capture
5 19 (4.86%) CAE
5 19 (4.86%) PLM
5 19 (4.86%) Quality Management
6 18 (4.60%) 3D Modelling
6 18 (4.60%) ERP
7 17 (4.35%) Finite Element Analysis
7 17 (4.35%) SDLC
8 16 (4.09%) Mentoring
9 15 (3.84%) ITIL
10 14 (3.58%) OO
10 14 (3.58%) Prototyping
11 13 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.32%) Business Development
11 13 (3.32%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.07%) Change Control
13 11 (2.81%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.65%) C++
2 54 (13.81%) C
3 47 (12.02%) Java
4 37 (9.46%) SQL
5 35 (8.95%) C#
6 26 (6.65%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.32%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.07%) Assembly Language
8 12 (3.07%) Perl
8 12 (3.07%) PHP
9 8 (2.05%) Embedded C
10 7 (1.79%) Python
11 6 (1.53%) Tcl
11 6 (1.53%) VB
12 4 (1.02%) AWK
12 4 (1.02%) Fortran
12 4 (1.02%) Korn
12 4 (1.02%) VBScript
13 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 139 (35.55%) Degree
2 36 (9.21%) PhD
3 30 (7.67%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.37%) HND
6 18 (4.60%) HNC
7 11 (2.81%) BICSI Certification
7 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.30%) MCP
8 9 (2.30%) MCSE
9 7 (1.79%) MCDST
10 6 (1.53%) CCNA
10 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.28%) CCVP
12 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.77%) PMP
14 2 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.07%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.02%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.77%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) Firmware
3 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (6.91%) Cisco UCCE
2 14 (3.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.05%) SCCM
4 5 (1.28%) Ansible
4 5 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.49%) Cisco
3 30 (7.67%) EMC
4 14 (3.58%) Oracle
5 13 (3.32%) Autodesk
6 9 (2.30%) Google
6 9 (2.30%) SAP
7 8 (2.05%) Adobe
8 7 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 7 (1.79%) MobileIron
9 6 (1.53%) ANSYS
9 6 (1.53%) Mentor Graphics
10 5 (1.28%) arcserve
10 5 (1.28%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.28%) VMware
11 3 (0.77%) Siemens
12 2 (0.51%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.51%) HP
12 2 (0.51%) Intel
12 2 (0.51%) Lotus
Bicester, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension + Medical Cover
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £52000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20K-35K+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + private healthcare + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + EXCITING BONUS SCHEME
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