The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 213 189 188
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing CAD 8 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4084 4253 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.80% 76.74% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3592 3136
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
CAD
England

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CAD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region.

CAD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CAD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Coventry +7 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 39 (63.93%) Degree
2 27 (44.26%) Electronics
3 22 (36.07%) Physics
4 18 (29.51%) Manufacturing
5 12 (19.67%) Finite Element Analysis
5 12 (19.67%) Marketing
5 12 (19.67%) C++
6 9 (14.75%) C
6 9 (14.75%) SolidWorks
6 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.11%) CATIA
7 8 (13.11%) VHDL
7 8 (13.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (13.11%) EMC
8 7 (11.48%) C#
8 7 (11.48%) OpenGL
8 7 (11.48%) DirectX
8 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
9 6 (9.84%) Logistics
9 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (8.20%) Automotive
10 5 (8.20%) ANSYS
10 5 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (8.20%) Stress Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.20%) Digital Signal Processing

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) CATIA
2 4 (6.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (4.92%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.28%) MicroStation
5 1 (1.64%) Windchill
5 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.64%) ProjectWise
5 1 (1.64%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
General
1 27 (44.26%) Electronics
2 18 (29.51%) Manufacturing
3 12 (19.67%) Marketing
4 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (8.20%) Automotive
6 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.92%) German Language
7 2 (3.28%) Finance
8 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Design Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Mechanical Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Team Leader
3 9 (14.75%) RF Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) RF Design Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Product Design Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Microwave Engineer
5 2 (3.28%) Graduate
5 2 (3.28%) CAD Technician
5 2 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (1.64%) Business Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Architect
6 1 (1.64%) Junior
6 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.64%) CAD Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) OpenGL
1 7 (11.48%) DirectX
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Physics
2 8 (13.11%) VHDL
2 8 (13.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.28%) Robotics
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Finite Element Analysis
2 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
2 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
3 6 (9.84%) Logistics
4 5 (8.20%) Stress Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
4 5 (8.20%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
5 4 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) ERP
6 3 (4.92%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.64%) Data Management
8 1 (1.64%) Validation
8 1 (1.64%) PLM
8 1 (1.64%) PDM
8 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) C++
2 9 (14.75%) C
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (63.93%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) HNC
4 2 (3.28%) HND
5 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) SolidWorks
2 8 (13.11%) EMC
3 5 (8.20%) ANSYS
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) PTC
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Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
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