Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1003 668 950
Rank change year-on-year -335 +282 +101
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 69 59 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 1.80% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 114
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,000 £30,150
25th Percentile £29,375 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £40,000 £47,313 £52,500
90th Percentile £43,563 £54,900 £59,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.25% - +6.67%

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 11,165 3,277 10,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.65% 5.99% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,851 2,702 8,595
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £22,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £44,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.14% +15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 November 2021.

Salary histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 12 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 30 November 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 -319 53 £32,500 -21.21% 113
UK excluding London -192 48 £31,500 -21.25% 110
London -265 19 £35,000 -17.65% 12
Wales - 15 - - 1
Midlands -105 12 £41,250 +8.55% 39
South East -122 9 £29,500 -26.25% 17
North West -92 8 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands -99 8 - - 23
North of England -128 8 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Work from Home -246 5 £36,000 +53.19% 14
East Midlands -61 4 £41,250 -8.33% 16
East of England - 4 £31,500 - 9

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 (55.07%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (49.28%) CAD
3 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 27 (39.13%) Social Skills
5 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (20.29%) Revit
6 14 (20.29%) Line Management
7 12 (17.39%) Facilities Management
7 12 (17.39%) Retail
8 11 (15.94%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (14.49%) Information Security
9 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 9 (13.04%) GIS
10 9 (13.04%) Degree
10 9 (13.04%) QA
10 9 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
11 8 (11.59%) QMS
11 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.59%) Python
11 8 (11.59%) Quality Management
11 8 (11.59%) ArcGIS
11 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
12 7 (10.14%) Finance
12 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.14%) Local Government
12 7 (10.14%) Data Management
12 7 (10.14%) Project Management
12 7 (10.14%) Driving Licence

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 8 (11.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (55.07%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (20.29%) Revit
4 9 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (8.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
7 3 (4.35%) Acrobat
7 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
7 3 (4.35%) SketchUp
8 2 (2.90%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (2.90%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (4.35%) Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
1 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) GIS
2 6 (8.70%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (7.25%) Metadata
4 2 (2.90%) QGIS
General
1 27 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 12 (17.39%) Retail
3 11 (15.94%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (10.14%) Finance
5 7 (10.14%) Local Government
6 5 (7.25%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.90%) Advertising
8 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.45%) Back Office
9 1 (1.45%) Electronics
9 1 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.45%) Marketing
9 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Design Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) CAD Technician
3 8 (11.59%) CAD Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD Technician
6 4 (5.80%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Technician
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Site Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) GIS Technician
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) NumPy
1 5 (7.25%) Pandas
2 2 (2.90%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Driving Licence
1 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
1 7 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Tandem
4 2 (2.90%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) CAD
2 14 (20.29%) Line Management
3 12 (17.39%) Facilities Management
4 10 (14.49%) Information Security
4 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.59%) QMS
5 8 (11.59%) Quality Management
6 7 (10.14%) Data Management
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Spatial Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) People Management
9 4 (5.80%) CAFM
9 4 (5.80%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.80%) Project Delivery
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Time Management
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Python
2 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) HNC
3 3 (4.35%) BICSI RCDD
3 3 (4.35%) RIBA
4 2 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ACSP
5 1 (1.45%) HND
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Autodesk
3 5 (7.25%) ESRI
3 5 (7.25%) McAfee
4 4 (5.80%) Adobe
4 4 (5.80%) Avaya
4 4 (5.80%) Mitel
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Epicor
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) Meraki
6 1 (1.45%) QNAP
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.45%) Synology
6 1 (1.45%) Vectorworks
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam