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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 204 139 190
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +51
Permanent jobs citing CAD 7 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.99% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 9
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -2.85%
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
4079 3599 3748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.07% 80.99% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3418 2943 3158
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Birmingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire -11 1 - -
Herefordshire -12 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Coventry -26 1 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) VB
4 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (17.86%) SolidWorks
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) HND
5 5 (17.86%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
6 4 (14.29%) HNC
6 4 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) Autodesk
6 4 (14.29%) CATIA
6 4 (14.29%) PLM
6 4 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Physics
7 3 (10.71%) PDM
7 3 (10.71%) Teamcenter
7 3 (10.71%) Kinematics
8 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
8 2 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (7.14%) SAP PLM
8 2 (7.14%) ENOVIA
8 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CATIA
2 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.57%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Teamcenter
2 2 (7.14%) ENOVIA
2 2 (7.14%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Graduate
2 5 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (10.71%) CAD Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) CAD Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) CAD Operator
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Account Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) MFC
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Physics
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) 3D Modelling
1 5 (17.86%) Coaching
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) PLM
3 3 (10.71%) PDM
4 2 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) CAE
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) VB
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) VC++
5 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) HND
3 4 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) SolidWorks
2 4 (14.29%) Autodesk
3 2 (7.14%) Borland
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) PTC
4 1 (3.57%) Mentor Graphics
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