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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1096 922 724
Rank change year-on-year -174 -198 +316
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 131 89 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.86% 1.04% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 37
10th Percentile £28,050 £29,525 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,500 £35,000 £39,598
Median % change year-on-year +12.86% -11.61% +11.54%
75th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,875 £46,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £34,500 £39,299
% change year-on-year +14.49% -12.21% +10.70%

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 15,202 8,517 4,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.90% 7.47% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,421 5,310 3,446
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,375
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%

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 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 15 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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -172 100 £39,750 +13.57% 120
UK excluding London -70 91 £39,500 +14.49% 116
London -185 43 £40,000 +14.29% 15
South East -26 32 £45,000 +55.17% 16
Work from Home -202 29 £52,500 +50.00% 26
Scotland - 29 - - 7
Midlands -45 16 £41,250 +54.21% 27
West Midlands -48 14 £40,000 +49.53% 14
South West -16 11 £39,500 - 16
North of England -67 5 £34,125 -31.75% 40
East Midlands -12 2 £42,500 - 13
Yorkshire -22 2 £29,750 -40.50% 16
North West -62 2 £30,750 -44.09% 14
North East - 1 £40,000 - 10
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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 61 (46.56%) CAD
2 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
3 56 (42.75%) Degree
4 47 (35.88%) GIS
5 45 (34.35%) Microsoft Office
6 38 (29.01%) Management Information System
7 36 (27.48%) SQL
8 28 (21.37%) Project Management
9 24 (18.32%) Data Management
9 24 (18.32%) Systems Engineering
10 23 (17.56%) Legal
11 22 (16.79%) Validation
11 22 (16.79%) Python
11 22 (16.79%) Social Skills
12 21 (16.03%) Agile
13 19 (14.50%) Aerospace
13 19 (14.50%) ESRI
13 19 (14.50%) Geospatial Data
14 18 (13.74%) Aviation
14 18 (13.74%) Remote Sensing
14 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (12.98%) Revit
15 17 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
16 16 (12.21%) QA
16 16 (12.21%) Visualisation
16 16 (12.21%) Azure
16 16 (12.21%) Data Acquisition
16 16 (12.21%) Spatial Data
17 15 (11.45%) Open Source

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 3 (2.29%) ArcGIS
1 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (34.35%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (12.98%) Revit
3 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (8.40%) MS Visio
4 11 (8.40%) SOLIDWORKS
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (5.34%) Autodesk Inventor
7 3 (2.29%) 3ds Max
7 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (2.29%) MicroStation
7 3 (2.29%) SketchUp
8 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.76%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.76%) Fusion 360
9 1 (0.76%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Azure
2 11 (8.40%) Azure DevOps
3 10 (7.63%) Power Platform
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.58%) AWS
6 4 (3.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.05%) Azure Event Grid
6 4 (3.05%) Azure Functions
6 4 (3.05%) Azure Monitor
6 4 (3.05%) Azure Service Bus
6 4 (3.05%) Serverless
7 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) J1939
2 2 (1.53%) DNS
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.76%) Modbus
3 1 (0.76%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.88%) GIS
2 19 (14.50%) Geospatial Data
3 16 (12.21%) Spatial Data
4 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
5 12 (9.16%) QGIS
6 9 (6.87%) Power BI
7 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.53%) MS Access
8 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Metadata
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.05%) NUnit
2 4 (3.05%) webpack
General
1 23 (17.56%) Legal
2 22 (16.79%) Social Skills
3 19 (14.50%) Aerospace
4 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.74%) Aviation
5 14 (10.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (9.92%) Electronics
6 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
7 12 (9.16%) Finance
8 9 (6.87%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (6.11%) Automotive
10 7 (5.34%) Retail
11 6 (4.58%) Local Government
12 5 (3.82%) Law
13 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.76%) Advertising
14 1 (0.76%) Aeronautics
14 1 (0.76%) Avionics
14 1 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Analyst
2 20 (15.27%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Graduate
4 14 (10.69%) Junior
5 11 (8.40%) Data Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Design Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Project Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Hardware Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Junior Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) CAD Draughtsman
8 7 (5.34%) Draughtsman
8 7 (5.34%) Mechanical Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Audio Visual Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Graduate Design Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 13 (9.92%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.87%) GeoJSON
3 9 (6.87%) HTML
3 9 (6.87%) Web Services
4 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (3.05%) Backbone.js
5 4 (3.05%) Bulma
5 4 (3.05%) CSS
5 4 (3.05%) Jest
5 4 (3.05%) LESS
5 4 (3.05%) OAuth
5 4 (3.05%) OAuth2
5 4 (3.05%) React
5 4 (3.05%) Sass
5 4 (3.05%) SignalR
5 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.45%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.63%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.63%) Smartphone
4 9 (6.87%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.58%) 3D Printing
5 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.82%) Digital Signage
7 4 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (3.05%) CAN bus
7 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.05%) Hackathon
7 4 (3.05%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (1.53%) ARM Cortex
8 2 (1.53%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Android
2 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.29%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.56%) CAD
2 28 (21.37%) Project Management
3 24 (18.32%) Data Management
3 24 (18.32%) Systems Engineering
4 22 (16.79%) Validation
5 21 (16.03%) Agile
6 18 (13.74%) Remote Sensing
7 17 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (12.21%) Data Acquisition
8 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
8 16 (12.21%) Visualisation
9 15 (11.45%) Open Source
10 14 (10.69%) Prototyping
11 13 (9.92%) DevOps
11 13 (9.92%) Full Stack Development
11 13 (9.92%) Microservices
11 13 (9.92%) Workflow
12 12 (9.16%) Architectural Design
12 12 (9.16%) Software Testing
13 11 (8.40%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) Python
3 13 (9.92%) C#
4 11 (8.40%) C
5 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.82%) Embedded C
7 4 (3.05%) ES6
7 4 (3.05%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (42.75%) Degree
2 14 (10.69%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) HNC
3 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) QA
2 12 (9.16%) Data Quality
3 11 (8.40%) HAZOP
4 9 (6.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Firmware
2 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.50%) ESRI
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle
4 10 (7.63%) Autodesk
4 10 (7.63%) Cisco
5 8 (6.11%) Adobe
5 8 (6.11%) EMC
6 6 (4.58%) ANSYS
7 3 (2.29%) McAfee
8 2 (1.53%) Sage
8 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
9 1 (0.76%) Avaya
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) Epicor
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) Mitel
9 1 (0.76%) VMware