Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1130 1112
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18 +3
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 64 122 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.063% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.42% 0.70% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 101 149
UK median annual salary £33,250 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £24,950
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% -9.77% -5.00%

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 15250 17372 21911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.64% 8.93% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11789 14277 17493
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% -2.99% +3.08%

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AutoCAD over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 +5 63 £33,250 +5.56% 22
UK excluding London +4 44 £32,500 +8.33% 18
South East +48 22 £32,500 +18.18% 9
London +8 19 £37,500 +15.38% 4
North of England -25 12 £35,500 +1.43% 4
North West -15 8 £34,000 -2.86% 4
Midlands +30 7 £31,500 -5.97% 2
East Midlands +36 4 £38,250 +14.18% 1
Yorkshire +12 4 £37,000 -1.99%
West Midlands +17 3 £30,000 -4.76% 1
South West +3 2 £18,000 -42.86% 2
East of England -13 1 £37,500 +82.93% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing AutoCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 30 (46.88%) CAD
2 25 (39.06%) Degree
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (28.13%) Revit
6 16 (25.00%) Windows
7 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
8 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (15.63%) Finite Element Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.50%) Document Management
11 8 (12.50%) HNC
11 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.50%) 3D Printing
12 7 (10.94%) Office 365
12 7 (10.94%) HND
13 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
13 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (9.38%) Project Management
13 6 (9.38%) CAE
13 6 (9.38%) Retail
13 6 (9.38%) SOLIDWORKS
13 6 (9.38%) PTC Creo
13 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
13 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
13 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
13 6 (9.38%) Autodesk Smoke
13 6 (9.38%) Autodesk Inventor
13 6 (9.38%) 3D Modelling
14 5 (7.81%) ANSYS

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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (28.13%) Revit
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.38%) Autodesk Inventor
4 6 (9.38%) Autodesk Smoke
4 6 (9.38%) PTC Creo
4 6 (9.38%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (1.56%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (1.56%) MicroStation
8 1 (1.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (1.56%) ProjectWise
8 1 (1.56%) Siemens NX
8 1 (1.56%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) VoIP
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) LAN
3 2 (3.13%) PBX
3 2 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Power BI
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (20.31%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (9.38%) Trainee
4 5 (7.81%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Assistant Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) CAD Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Mechanical Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) CAD Technician
5 4 (6.25%) IT Support
5 4 (6.25%) PLC Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Sales Executive
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) DirectX
1 1 (1.56%) Google Maps API
1 1 (1.56%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (1.56%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (1.56%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) 3D Printing
3 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Robotics
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) CCTV
6 1 (1.56%) HoloLens
6 1 (1.56%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.56%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.56%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) CAD
2 10 (15.63%) Finite Element Analysis
3 8 (12.50%) Document Management
4 6 (9.38%) 3D Modelling
4 6 (9.38%) CAE
4 6 (9.38%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) PDM
5 5 (7.81%) PLM
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.69%) Telesales
7 2 (3.13%) Business Development
7 2 (3.13%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
7 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) Facilities Management
7 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Prolog
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Lua
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) HNC
3 7 (10.94%) HND
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9000
1 2 (3.13%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.81%) ANSYS
3 5 (7.81%) PTC
4 4 (6.25%) Adobe
4 4 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (6.25%) Siemens
5 3 (4.69%) Autodesk
5 3 (4.69%) Avaya
5 3 (4.69%) McAfee
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (3.13%) Rockwell
6 2 (3.13%) Xerox
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) Draytek
7 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.56%) Lotus
7 1 (1.56%) Nokia
7 1 (1.56%) Sage
7 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL