Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 114 123
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing CAD 36 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.49% 2.12% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.30% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 22
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £42,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -5.88%

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 2,269 2,518 2,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.99% 92.17% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,933 1,731
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +1.16%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CAD in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for CAD.

1 31 (86.11%) Software Engineering
2 21 (58.33%) C++
3 20 (55.56%) PLM
4 15 (41.67%) CAE
5 14 (38.89%) C#
6 12 (33.33%) Python
6 12 (33.33%) Degree
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) 3D Modelling
9 9 (25.00%) GitHub
9 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (25.00%) Angular 2
9 9 (25.00%) VB
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) Linux
9 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
9 9 (25.00%) Automotive
9 9 (25.00%) JIRA
9 9 (25.00%) Kanban
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) Information Management
10 8 (22.22%) Mathematics
10 8 (22.22%) Physics
10 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (16.67%) Driving Licence
11 6 (16.67%) Time Management

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:

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) InDesign
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) JIRA
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 9 (25.00%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (8.33%) Games
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) C++ Developer
3 13 (36.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.78%) CAD Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) 3D Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Sales Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Sales Manager
6 5 (13.89%) 3D CAD Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) 3D Developer
7 4 (11.11%) CAD Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Graduate
8 3 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Analogue Design Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Angular 2
1 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.56%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.78%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Robotics
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Printing
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) PLM
3 15 (41.67%) CAE
4 10 (27.78%) 3D Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Information Management
5 9 (25.00%) Kanban
6 8 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 8 (22.22%) Physics
6 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (16.67%) CRM
7 6 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (13.89%) Prototyping
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Open Source
9 3 (8.33%) Presales
9 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.56%) OO
10 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C++
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) PhD
3 4 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe