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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 148 190 167
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -23
Permanent jobs citing CAD 53 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.36% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 22
Average salary £38,750 £47,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.98% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

CAD Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 18 £40,000 - 4
Coventry - 12 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire +9 6 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -5 4 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £51,750 - 4
Solihull -2 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 - 4
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (61.33%) Degree
2 34 (45.33%) Physics
3 26 (34.67%) C++
4 24 (32.00%) Electronics
5 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
6 20 (26.67%) C#
6 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
7 19 (25.33%) DirectX
7 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
7 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
7 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
8 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
8 17 (22.67%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (16.00%) C
10 11 (14.67%) SolidWorks
10 11 (14.67%) Finite Element Analysis
11 9 (12.00%) Marketing
11 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.67%) CATIA
13 7 (9.33%) OpenGL
14 6 (8.00%) Digital Signal Processing
14 6 (8.00%) Signal Processing
14 6 (8.00%) EMC
14 6 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (8.00%) VHDL
15 5 (6.67%) Logistics
15 5 (6.67%) MicroStation
16 4 (5.33%) Stress Analysis
16 4 (5.33%) 3D Modelling

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (1.33%) IIS
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) CATIA
2 5 (6.67%) MicroStation
3 4 (5.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.67%) MS Project
5 2 (2.67%) MS Office
6 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.33%) Windchill
6 1 (1.33%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (1.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Firewall
General
1 24 (32.00%) Electronics
2 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.00%) Marketing
4 4 (5.33%) Automotive
5 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.00%) German Language
6 2 (2.67%) Games
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Design Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) RF Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) RF Design Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.67%) Draughtsman
7 2 (2.67%) Product Design Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Graduate
8 1 (1.33%) Architect
8 1 (1.33%) Junior
8 1 (1.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.33%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) CAD Technician
8 1 (1.33%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) DirectX
2 7 (9.33%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) Physics
2 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
3 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
4 17 (22.67%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (8.00%) VHDL
6 2 (2.67%) Robotics
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) DTV
7 1 (1.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (25.33%) Waterfall
2 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (22.67%) Multithreading
4 11 (14.67%) Finite Element Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (8.00%) Signal Processing
6 5 (6.67%) Logistics
7 4 (5.33%) Stress Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (5.33%) ERP
8 2 (2.67%) Project Management
8 2 (2.67%) PDM
8 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.33%) SOA
9 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.33%) Data Management
9 1 (1.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C++
2 20 (26.67%) C#
3 12 (16.00%) C
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) HNC
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) SolidWorks
2 6 (8.00%) EMC
3 4 (5.33%) ANSYS
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Sophos
5 1 (1.33%) PTC
5 1 (1.33%) Acronis
Staffordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £70k OTE Uncapped!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall
Huxley Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000+Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000+Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bouns
Posted: 7 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Brierley Hill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Paid overtime
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Paid overtime
Posted: 28 days ago