Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 119 136
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +6
Permanent jobs citing CAD 62 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.00% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.36% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 21
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +18.75%

CAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2886 2052 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 89.37% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 1687 2166
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in Cambridge

CAD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD in Cambridge.

Salary trend for CAD in Cambridge

CAD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for CAD.

1 49 (79.03%) Degree
2 35 (56.45%) Physics
3 33 (53.23%) Computer Science
3 33 (53.23%) Algorithms
4 32 (51.61%) Mathematics
5 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 31 (50.00%) C
5 31 (50.00%) C++
5 31 (50.00%) Windows
5 31 (50.00%) Linux
5 31 (50.00%) CAE
6 30 (48.39%) 3D Printing
7 29 (46.77%) Java
8 28 (45.16%) Apache Axis
8 28 (45.16%) Content Writing
9 13 (20.97%) Python
9 13 (20.97%) C#
9 13 (20.97%) 3D Modelling
10 11 (17.74%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (14.52%) Marketing
11 9 (14.52%) IC Design
12 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.29%) Validation
13 7 (11.29%) Prototyping
14 6 (9.68%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
16 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (6.45%) Electronics
16 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
16 4 (6.45%) Customer-Centricity

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Apache
1 3 (4.84%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.23%) WebSharper
General
1 9 (14.52%) Marketing
2 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
1 31 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 29 (46.77%) C++ Developer
2 29 (46.77%) C++ Software Developer
3 28 (45.16%) C Developer
3 28 (45.16%) C Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) C/C++ Developer
3 28 (45.16%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 28 (45.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) C++ Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) Software Engineer
4 21 (33.87%) Principal Engineer
5 17 (27.42%) Principal Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Principal Software Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Principal Software Engineer
6 12 (19.35%) Graduate
7 11 (17.74%) Design Engineer
7 11 (17.74%) Graduate Developer
7 11 (17.74%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) Apache Axis
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) WebGL
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) Direct3D
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
3 2 (3.23%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.23%) RESTful
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.23%) WebSockets
3 2 (3.23%) Zurb Foundation
4 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (53.23%) Algorithms
1 33 (53.23%) Computer Science
2 30 (48.39%) 3D Printing
3 3 (4.84%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Social Network
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.61%) Robotics
5 1 (1.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
1 31 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Physics
2 32 (51.61%) Mathematics
3 31 (50.00%) CAE
3 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 28 (45.16%) Content Writing
5 13 (20.97%) 3D Modelling
6 9 (14.52%) IC Design
7 7 (11.29%) Prototyping
7 7 (11.29%) Validation
8 4 (6.45%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (4.84%) PLM
10 2 (3.23%) API Development
10 2 (3.23%) Data Management
10 2 (3.23%) Functional Programming
10 2 (3.23%) Industrial Design
10 2 (3.23%) PDM
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) C
1 31 (50.00%) C++
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 13 (20.97%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) F#
4 2 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (79.03%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.23%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Twitter
3 1 (1.61%) Graphisoft
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle