Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 771 853 996
Rank change year-on-year +82 +143 +148
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 82 124 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Applications category 1.49% 1.47% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 97 105
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £39,598 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.92% -10.01% +46.67%
75th Percentile £40,125 £45,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,598 £43,750
% change year-on-year +1.02% -9.49% +40.00%

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 5,495 8,447 12,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.54% 7.55% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,967 6,638 9,348
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,650 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +6.06%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +104 82 £32,500 -17.92% 125
London +77 43 £32,000 -17.42% 11
UK excluding London +83 37 £40,000 +1.02% 128
Midlands +55 15 £40,000 +6.67% 25
West Midlands +25 12 £39,250 +12.14% 14
South West +15 10 £47,500 +19.96% 19
Work from Home - 9 £35,000 - 9
South East +51 7 £40,000 -20.00% 17
North of England +34 3 £50,000 +44.93% 35
East Midlands +15 3 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire 0 3 £50,000 +33.33% 14
East of England +55 2 £38,250 +2.00% 17

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 34 (41.46%) Revit
2 33 (40.24%) Autodesk
3 28 (34.15%) Degree
4 25 (30.49%) Windows
4 25 (30.49%) Adobe
4 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (30.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
5 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.17%) CAD
6 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (19.51%) C
7 16 (19.51%) HNC
8 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
9 14 (17.07%) GIS
10 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (13.41%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (13.41%) Network Design
11 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.20%) SQL
13 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
13 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
14 8 (9.76%) Network Planning
14 8 (9.76%) CCTV
14 8 (9.76%) HND
14 8 (9.76%) Validation
14 8 (9.76%) Smallworld
14 8 (9.76%) Virgin Media
15 7 (8.54%) Self-Awareness

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 (9.76%) Smallworld
2 4 (4.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 34 (41.46%) Revit
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
5 5 (6.10%) Simulink
6 2 (2.44%) EPLAN
6 2 (2.44%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.22%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.22%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (1.22%) Mathcad
7 1 (1.22%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (8.54%) AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Azure Functions
3 5 (6.10%) Serverless
4 4 (4.88%) Google Workspace
5 2 (2.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (8.54%) Wireless
3 5 (6.10%) Bluetooth
4 4 (4.88%) Broadband
4 4 (4.88%) GPON
5 2 (2.44%) DWDM
6 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) GIS
2 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.10%) NUnit
1 5 (6.10%) webpack
General
1 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Automotive
2 5 (6.10%) Electronics
3 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.88%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Support Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) IT Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) IT Support
3 13 (15.85%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Design Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Installations Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Designer
6 6 (7.32%) Electrical Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Fibre Designer
6 6 (7.32%) Fibre Planner
6 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Instrumentation Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) CSS
1 7 (8.54%) HTML
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (6.10%) Backbone.js
2 5 (6.10%) Bulma
2 5 (6.10%) Jest
2 5 (6.10%) LESS
2 5 (6.10%) OAuth
2 5 (6.10%) OAuth2
2 5 (6.10%) React
2 5 (6.10%) Sass
2 5 (6.10%) SignalR
2 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (6.10%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.44%) REST
3 2 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) CCTV
2 7 (8.54%) Digital TV
3 6 (7.32%) SCADA
4 5 (6.10%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Windows
1 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.10%) Android
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) CAD
2 11 (13.41%) Network Design
2 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
4 8 (9.76%) Network Planning
4 8 (9.76%) Validation
5 7 (8.54%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (8.54%) OOP
5 7 (8.54%) Self-Awareness
5 7 (8.54%) Software Architecture
6 6 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (6.10%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Kanban
7 5 (6.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) C
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) C#
5 5 (6.10%) ES6
5 5 (6.10%) MATLAB
5 5 (6.10%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.88%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Degree
2 16 (19.51%) HNC
3 8 (9.76%) HND
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (6.10%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) MISRA
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Autodesk
2 25 (30.49%) Adobe
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.76%) Virgin Media
5 6 (7.32%) BT
6 4 (4.88%) ESRI
6 4 (4.88%) Google
6 4 (4.88%) Mapinfo
6 4 (4.88%) Openreach
7 1 (1.22%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.22%) Siemens