Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 121 153
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 -23
Permanent jobs citing CAD 40 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.22% 1.06% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.17% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 13
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +23.46%

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 3,084 2,054 2,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.77% 90.52% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,690 2,155
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CAD in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) Physics
3 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) Mathematics
4 11 (27.50%) C
4 11 (27.50%) C++
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
5 10 (25.00%) CAE
6 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
6 9 (22.50%) IC Design
6 9 (22.50%) 3D Printing
6 9 (22.50%) Marketing
6 9 (22.50%) Algorithms
7 8 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) Validation
8 7 (17.50%) Apache Axis
8 7 (17.50%) Prototyping
8 7 (17.50%) Content Writing
9 6 (15.00%) Electronics
10 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
11 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (10.00%) PhD
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
12 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
12 3 (7.50%) LDAP

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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) WebSharper
General
1 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Design Engineer
1 11 (27.50%) Principal Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Mechanical Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 8 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 8 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) C Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C/C++ Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Principal Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Principal Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Apache Axis
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 3 (7.50%) WebGL
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Direct3D
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (5.00%) RESTful
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (5.00%) Zurb Foundation
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) 3D Printing
2 9 (22.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Social Network
5 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.50%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Physics
2 11 (27.50%) Mathematics
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.00%) CAE
4 9 (22.50%) IC Design
5 7 (17.50%) Content Writing
5 7 (17.50%) Prototyping
5 7 (17.50%) Validation
6 4 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (7.50%) PLM
8 2 (5.00%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) API Development
8 2 (5.00%) Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Industrial Design
8 2 (5.00%) PDM
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (5.00%) Signal Processing
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C
1 11 (27.50%) C++
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) F#
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PhD
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) Graphisoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) PTC