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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 665 676 708
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +32
Permanent jobs citing CAD 226 248 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 155 164 143
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,985
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +1 217 £36,500 +4.28% 93
South East +15 67 £40,000 +45.45% 27
London +26 44 £43,750 +28.67% 12
East of England +17 35 £36,500 -2.66% 23
Berkshire +14 22 £39,000 +20.00% 8
South West -23 21 £35,000 +7.69% 9
East Midlands +14 20 £32,000 -14.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 18 £36,500 -27.00% 7
Surrey -13 18 £47,500 +115.90% 3
Cambridge +23 16 £36,500 -27.00% 5
City of London +42 13 £60,000 +93.54% 5
Egham -16 13 - - 1
Oxfordshire +11 11 £40,000 +11.00% 6
North West +5 11 £37,500 - 7
West Midlands -29 11 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Somerset +16 10 £33,750 +3.84% 3
Derbyshire +3 10 £30,000 -3.22%
Bath +16 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading +7 9 £40,000 +64.94% 4
Suffolk +2 7 £37,500 - 2
Essex - 7 £42,500 - 11
Swadlincote - 7 £30,000 -
Manchester +2 5 £37,500 - 3
Hampshire 0 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Stowmarket - 5 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +16 4 £27,500 -20.23% 1
Cheshire -1 4 £40,000 -
Coventry -12 4 £13,000 -65.33% 2
Brentwood - 4 £42,500 -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 128 (29.70%) Degree
2 97 (22.51%) Manufacturing
3 95 (22.04%) C++
4 76 (17.63%) Electronics
5 74 (17.17%) AutoCAD
6 69 (16.01%) C
7 59 (13.69%) GIS
7 59 (13.69%) C#
8 54 (12.53%) Software Engineering
9 52 (12.06%) SAP
10 51 (11.83%) Document Management
11 50 (11.60%) SAP PM
11 50 (11.60%) SAP Implementation
11 50 (11.60%) SAP FI
11 50 (11.60%) SAP MM
11 50 (11.60%) SAP HR
11 50 (11.60%) SAP FI/CO
11 50 (11.60%) BAPI
11 50 (11.60%) SAP CO
12 49 (11.37%) SOLIDWORKS
12 49 (11.37%) Autodesk
13 45 (10.44%) Aerospace
13 45 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (10.21%) Microsoft
14 44 (10.21%) SQL
15 42 (9.74%) Windows
16 41 (9.51%) Finance
17 37 (8.58%) Data Management
18 36 (8.35%) Mathematics
18 36 (8.35%) .NET

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.46%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.23%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.23%) CMS
3 1 (0.23%) JBoss
3 1 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 74 (17.17%) AutoCAD
2 49 (11.37%) SOLIDWORKS
3 29 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 29 (6.73%) PTC Creo
4 28 (6.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 24 (5.57%) MS Office
6 14 (3.25%) CATIA
6 14 (3.25%) Siemens NX
6 14 (3.25%) Solid Edge
7 13 (3.02%) MicroStation
8 12 (2.78%) Revit
9 11 (2.55%) Photoshop
10 9 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (1.62%) Maya
11 7 (1.62%) 3ds Max
12 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.70%) ArchiCAD
14 2 (0.46%) MS Project
15 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 50 (11.60%) SAP FI
1 50 (11.60%) SAP MM
1 50 (11.60%) SAP HR
1 50 (11.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 50 (11.60%) SAP CO
1 50 (11.60%) SAP PM
2 25 (5.80%) SAP QM
2 25 (5.80%) SAP EHS
2 25 (5.80%) SAP GTS
2 25 (5.80%) Maximo
2 25 (5.80%) SAP SD
2 25 (5.80%) SAP R/3
2 25 (5.80%) SAP PS
2 25 (5.80%) Primavera
3 2 (0.46%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
1 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.32%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.86%) VoIP
2 8 (1.86%) MGCP
2 8 (1.86%) SCCP
2 8 (1.86%) H.323
2 8 (1.86%) Firewall
3 6 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) MPLS
5 2 (0.46%) OSPF
5 2 (0.46%) BGP
6 1 (0.23%) 3G
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) WLAN
6 1 (0.23%) GSM
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) UMTS
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.55%) MS Access
3 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.93%) CodeWarrior
4 3 (0.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.46%) Xcode
5 2 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 97 (22.51%) Manufacturing
2 76 (17.63%) Electronics
3 45 (10.44%) Aerospace
4 41 (9.51%) Finance
5 30 (6.96%) Automotive
5 30 (6.96%) Marketing
6 27 (6.26%) Telecoms
7 21 (4.87%) Legal
8 20 (4.64%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Retail
9 4 (0.93%) Avionics
10 2 (0.46%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 79 (18.33%) Design Engineer
2 61 (14.15%) Consultant
3 50 (11.60%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (11.60%) Managing Consultant
4 45 (10.44%) Mechanical Engineer
5 44 (10.21%) Developer
6 37 (8.58%) Software Engineer
7 35 (8.12%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 25 (5.80%) SAP PM Consultant
8 25 (5.80%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 23 (5.34%) Electronics Engineer
10 17 (3.94%) Analyst
10 17 (3.94%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.94%) C++ Developer
11 15 (3.48%) CAD Engineer
12 14 (3.25%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.25%) Architect
13 12 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (2.78%) Hardware Engineer
14 11 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.60%) BAPI
2 36 (8.35%) .NET
3 26 (6.03%) HTML
4 22 (5.10%) OpenGL
5 18 (4.18%) Qt
6 17 (3.94%) CSS
7 16 (3.71%) jQuery
8 13 (3.02%) HTML5
8 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.09%) XML
10 8 (1.86%) STL
11 7 (1.62%) Open Inventor
11 7 (1.62%) Ajax
12 6 (1.39%) DirectX
12 6 (1.39%) CGI
12 6 (1.39%) V-Ray
13 5 (1.16%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.16%) WPF
13 5 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.69%) GIS
2 36 (8.35%) Mathematics
3 32 (7.42%) 3D Graphics
4 29 (6.73%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.18%) Physics
6 13 (3.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (2.09%) CCTV
7 9 (2.09%) Animation
7 9 (2.09%) VHDL
8 8 (1.86%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.70%) Robotics
13 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.46%) Arduino
13 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.74%) Windows
2 22 (5.10%) UNIX
3 15 (3.48%) Linux
4 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.93%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.93%) Android
7 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.53%) Software Engineering
2 51 (11.83%) Document Management
3 50 (11.60%) SAP Implementation
4 45 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (8.58%) Data Management
6 35 (8.12%) PLM
7 31 (7.19%) Project Management
8 29 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 27 (6.26%) Resource Management
10 25 (5.80%) EAM
10 25 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 25 (5.80%) Master Data Management
11 20 (4.64%) ERP
12 18 (4.18%) Project Planning
13 17 (3.94%) Finite Element Analysis
14 12 (2.78%) OO
15 11 (2.55%) Software Licensing
16 10 (2.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (2.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.04%) C++
2 69 (16.01%) C
3 59 (13.69%) C#
4 44 (10.21%) SQL
5 29 (6.73%) Java
6 25 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.55%) Perl
7 11 (2.55%) Python
8 10 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.86%) PHP
9 8 (1.86%) VB
9 8 (1.86%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.93%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.93%) VBA
11 4 (0.93%) Fortran
12 2 (0.46%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (29.70%) Degree
2 33 (7.66%) HNC
3 25 (5.80%) HND
4 14 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.09%) CCNP
6 9 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.16%) PhD
9 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.46%) MCP
10 2 (0.46%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.86%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) JTAG
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) DO-254
4 1 (0.23%) FATCA
4 1 (0.23%) EMIR
4 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.62%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) XenApp
4 1 (0.23%) XenServer
4 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 52 (12.06%) SAP
2 49 (11.37%) Autodesk
3 44 (10.21%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.18%) Oracle
5 15 (3.48%) VMware
6 11 (2.55%) PTC
7 9 (2.09%) Cisco
7 9 (2.09%) EMC
8 8 (1.86%) HP
9 6 (1.39%) Sophos
10 5 (1.16%) Adobe
11 4 (0.93%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.93%) Epicor
11 4 (0.93%) Mentor Graphics
12 3 (0.70%) JDA
12 3 (0.70%) Google
13 2 (0.46%) Siemens
13 2 (0.46%) Apple
13 2 (0.46%) Citrix
14 1 (0.23%) Nokia
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Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Millingham Consulting
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Premier Engineering
Salary: £23000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Pension + Childcare + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Car + Childcare + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Enfield Council
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago