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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 197 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing CAD 19 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 16
Average salary £30,750 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.50% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,580 £28,575 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.83%
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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Warwickshire - 7 £25,755 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 - 1
Dudley -5 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Coventry -18 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,500 -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) Data Management
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) OOP
7 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
7 7 (21.21%) GIS
7 7 (21.21%) MVC
7 7 (21.21%) CATIA
7 7 (21.21%) PLM
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) RESTful
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) VB
8 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
8 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.09%) Kinematics
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) CATIA
2 1 (3.03%) Solid Edge
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Teamcenter
2 2 (6.06%) ENOVIA
2 2 (6.06%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Graduate
3 5 (15.15%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.09%) CAD Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) CAD Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Account Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Sales Manager
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Relationships Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) Ajax
2 7 (21.21%) RESTful
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) OO
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Data Management
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 7 (21.21%) OOP
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) PLM
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Line Management
5 4 (12.12%) Finite Element Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
5 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
6 3 (9.09%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VB
2 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.06%) VC++
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) HNC
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Siemens
1 4 (12.12%) SolidWorks
1 4 (12.12%) PTC
2 2 (6.06%) Borland
2 2 (6.06%) Autodesk
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
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