The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 230 246
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16  
Permanent jobs citing CAD 14 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 8
Median salary £41,250 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.09%  

CAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CAD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the North West

CAD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CAD in the North West

CAD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD in the North West

CAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 7 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Cheshire - 4 £31,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £27,000 -
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for CAD.

1 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) AutoCAD
4 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Firmware
5 4 (16.00%) Electronics
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (12.00%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) HNC
6 3 (12.00%) HND
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Automotive
6 3 (12.00%) Autodesk
6 3 (12.00%) PLM
6 3 (12.00%) Teamcenter
7 2 (8.00%) CATIA
7 2 (8.00%) Billing

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (28.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (12.00%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.00%) CATIA
4 2 (8.00%) MS Office
5 1 (4.00%) MS Project
5 1 (4.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (4.00%) PTC Creo
5 1 (4.00%) Revit
5 1 (4.00%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Electronics
4 3 (12.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (8.00%) Billing
5 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Manual Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD Draughtsman
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) CAD Draughtsman
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Sales Executive
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technology Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Robotics
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (12.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) PLM
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Finite Element Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Human Factors
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Document Management
5 1 (4.00%) PDM
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HNC
2 3 (12.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.00%) Progress
4 1 (4.00%) PTC
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
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