Period
to 25 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AutoCAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AutoCAD over the 6 months to 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 904 733 1027
Rank change year-on-year -171 +294 +111
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 89 72 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the Applications category 1.07% 1.47% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 67
10th Percentile £28,950 £25,750 £27,939
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,313 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £39,598 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.61% +5.59% +7.14%
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £46,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,575 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £39,299 £35,500
% change year-on-year -12.21% +10.70% +1.43%

AutoCAD is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,295 4,890 11,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.38% 6.91% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,231 3,815 9,235
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,810 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.14% -

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AutoCAD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AutoCAD.

Salary trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AutoCAD over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -174 71 £35,000 -11.61% 132
UK excluding London -101 55 £34,500 -12.21% 124
London -136 33 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Wales - 18 - - 2
Midlands -53 15 £26,750 - 42
West Midlands - 13 £26,750 - 19
Work from Home -242 10 £35,000 +48.94% 4
South West -66 8 £29,000 -26.76% 14
North of England -70 7 £50,000 +47.06% 35
North West -41 5 £55,000 +57.14% 12
South East -75 5 £29,000 -25.64% 10
East of England -41 2 £34,750 - 13
East Midlands -43 2 - - 23
Yorkshire -65 2 £50,000 +73.91% 15

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, IT jobs citing AutoCAD 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 with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 38 (42.70%) Social Skills
2 34 (38.20%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 30 (33.71%) CAD
5 27 (30.34%) Degree
6 19 (21.35%) Organisational Skills
7 18 (20.22%) Revit
8 15 (16.85%) Autodesk
9 14 (15.73%) Project Management
10 13 (14.61%) GIS
10 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
11 12 (13.48%) C
12 11 (12.36%) QA
13 10 (11.24%) Adobe
13 10 (11.24%) Line Management
14 9 (10.11%) Microsoft 365
14 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (10.11%) Windows
14 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
15 8 (8.99%) Facilities Management
15 8 (8.99%) Validation
15 8 (8.99%) Retail
15 8 (8.99%) HNC
15 8 (8.99%) SQL
15 8 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
16 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
16 7 (7.87%) Management Information System

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (4.49%) ArcGIS
1 4 (4.49%) Smallworld
Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (20.22%) Revit
3 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.62%) Simulink
5 4 (4.49%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (3.37%) Abaqus
6 3 (3.37%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (3.37%) Mathcad
6 3 (3.37%) SketchUp
7 1 (1.12%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.12%) EPLAN
7 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.12%) PTC Creo
7 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (6.74%) AWS
3 6 (6.74%) Azure
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Event Grid
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Functions
4 5 (5.62%) Azure Service Bus
4 5 (5.62%) Serverless
5 4 (4.49%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.12%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.49%) Broadband
2 4 (4.49%) GPON
2 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.12%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) GIS
2 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.25%) Metadata
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.62%) NUnit
1 5 (5.62%) webpack
General
1 38 (42.70%) Social Skills
2 19 (21.35%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 7 (7.87%) Finance
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.62%) Automotive
5 5 (5.62%) Electronics
6 3 (3.37%) Local Government
6 3 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Design Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Designer
4 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Developer
6 5 (5.62%) CAD Technician
6 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) AutoCAD Operator
7 4 (4.49%) CAD Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) CAD Operator
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Fibre Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Fibre Planner
7 4 (4.49%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) IT Support
7 4 (4.49%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Network Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Planner
8 3 (3.37%) Backend Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) CSS
1 6 (6.74%) HTML
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
2 5 (5.62%) Bulma
2 5 (5.62%) Jest
2 5 (5.62%) LESS
2 5 (5.62%) OAuth
2 5 (5.62%) OAuth2
2 5 (5.62%) React
2 5 (5.62%) Sass
2 5 (5.62%) SignalR
2 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (5.62%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.25%) NumPy
3 2 (2.25%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.62%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.62%) Legacy Applications
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (4.49%) SCADA
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.37%) Tandem
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) CCTV
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.62%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) CAD
2 14 (15.73%) Project Management
3 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.24%) Line Management
5 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (8.99%) Facilities Management
6 8 (8.99%) Validation
7 7 (7.87%) Information Security
7 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.74%) OOP
8 6 (6.74%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.62%) DNA
9 5 (5.62%) Pair Programming
9 5 (5.62%) Scrum
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) C
2 8 (8.99%) SQL
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) ES6
4 5 (5.62%) MATLAB
4 5 (5.62%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.37%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) HNC
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.62%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.49%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (3.37%) RIBA
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) MISRA
3 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.37%) HAZOP
4 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Autodesk
3 10 (11.24%) Adobe
4 4 (4.49%) BT
4 4 (4.49%) ESRI
4 4 (4.49%) Mapinfo
4 4 (4.49%) Openreach
4 4 (4.49%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.37%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) Allen-Bradley
6 2 (2.25%) Siemens
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) Mitel