The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 211 170 204
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Permanent jobs citing CAD 13 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.54% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.69% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 4
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
CAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4418 4197 3671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.37% 78.32% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3555 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 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
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £58,000 - 2
Coventry -9 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 18 (40.00%) Electronics
3 12 (26.67%) Physics
4 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (20.00%) Marketing
5 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (17.78%) C
6 8 (17.78%) Finite Element Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) CATIA
7 7 (15.56%) VHDL
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
7 7 (15.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (15.56%) C#
7 7 (15.56%) EMC
8 6 (13.33%) OOP
8 6 (13.33%) OO
8 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 6 (13.33%) GIS
8 6 (13.33%) MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Ajax
8 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Web Development
8 6 (13.33%) Data Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 8 (17.78%) CATIA
2 3 (6.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.44%) MicroStation
4 1 (2.22%) ProjectWise
4 1 (2.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (40.00%) Electronics
2 9 (20.00%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) German Language
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Automotive
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Design Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
3 7 (15.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Mechanical Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) RF Design Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) RF Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Microwave Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) CAD Technician
8 1 (2.22%) Product Design Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Relationships Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
1 6 (13.33%) Ajax
1 6 (13.33%) RESTful
1 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.22%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Physics
2 7 (15.56%) VHDL
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (13.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (17.78%) Finite Element Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) OOP
4 6 (13.33%) OO
4 6 (13.33%) MVC
4 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
4 6 (13.33%) Data Management
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Logistics
6 4 (8.89%) Stress Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Line Management
6 4 (8.89%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
7 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C
2 7 (15.56%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) HNC
3 3 (6.67%) HND
3 3 (6.67%) PMP
3 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) EMC
2 5 (11.11%) SolidWorks
3 4 (8.89%) ANSYS
4 3 (6.67%) PTC
4 3 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) Autodesk
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