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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 207 208 174
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Permanent jobs citing CAD 14 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.15% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.18% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 29
Average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
4832 4368 4328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.62% 80.09% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 3618 3664
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,655
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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
Birmingham +10 4 £33,750 -
Coventry -8 3 £13,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire -4 1 £26,500 -14.51%
Warwickshire -8 1 £22,000 -61.06% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) SOLIDWORKS
3 5 (22.73%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Autodesk
4 4 (18.18%) Electronics
5 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
5 3 (13.64%) Automotive
5 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD
5 3 (13.64%) CATIA
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) PTC Creo
6 2 (9.09%) Application Discovery
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) HNC
6 2 (9.09%) HND
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) WPF
6 2 (9.09%) SCCM
6 2 (9.09%) System Testing
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (13.64%) CATIA
2 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD
3 2 (9.09%) PTC Creo
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.55%) Windchill
4 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (4.55%) Revit
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens NX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 4 (18.18%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
3 3 (13.64%) Automotive
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Design Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Mechanical Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.55%) CAD Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Technical Author
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Physics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Finite Element Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) CAE
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
4 1 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HNC
2 2 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Autodesk
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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