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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 205 172 188
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Permanent jobs citing CAD 8 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.55% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.71% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 3
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +1.44%
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 4 £31,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £56,500 - 1
Coventry 0 1 - - 2
Birmingham -9 1 - - 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 21 (44.68%) Electronics
3 15 (31.91%) Physics
4 12 (25.53%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
5 9 (19.15%) C
5 9 (19.15%) Finite Element Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) Marketing
6 8 (17.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (17.02%) VHDL
6 8 (17.02%) C++
6 8 (17.02%) EMC
7 7 (14.89%) CATIA
8 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) C#
8 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.64%) ANSYS
9 5 (10.64%) Stress Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Digital Signal Processing
9 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
9 5 (10.64%) Logistics
9 5 (10.64%) SolidWorks
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) HNC
10 4 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (6.38%) OpenGL
11 3 (6.38%) DirectX
11 3 (6.38%) AutoCAD
11 3 (6.38%) Project Management

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (14.89%) CATIA
2 3 (6.38%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.26%) MicroStation
4 1 (2.13%) ProjectWise
4 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.13%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (44.68%) Electronics
2 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.38%) German Language
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Design Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.02%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) RF Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) RF Design Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Mechanical Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Microwave Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) CAD Technician
7 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Product Design Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Relationships Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
1 3 (6.38%) OpenGL
1 3 (6.38%) DirectX
1 3 (6.38%) Ajax
1 3 (6.38%) RESTful
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Physics
2 8 (17.02%) VHDL
2 8 (17.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) GIS
5 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (19.15%) Finite Element Analysis
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.64%) Stress Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Logistics
4 5 (10.64%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C
2 8 (17.02%) C++
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) HNC
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
4 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) EMC
2 5 (10.64%) SolidWorks
2 5 (10.64%) ANSYS
3 2 (4.26%) PTC
3 2 (4.26%) Siemens
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Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago