Period
to 30 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 623 1001 1100
Rank change year-on-year +378 +99 +50
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 50 89 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.064% 0.045%
As % of the Applications category 1.70% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 84 63
Median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,250 £29,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £51,400 £56,750 £59,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,750 £35,460 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.92% +1.31% +7.69%

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 2,935 11,388 14,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 8.17% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 8,912 11,175
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.35% +3.47%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,306 £21,540
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% +2.94%

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 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +364 50 £36,000 -4.00% 89
London +264 41 £42,500 +13.33% 3
UK excluding London +309 8 £28,750 -18.92% 89
North of England +195 4 £29,250 -28.66% 17
Midlands +126 2 £25,000 -29.58% 21
North West +125 2 £35,000 -14.63% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £23,500 - 10
South East +220 1 - - 23
South West +118 1 £32,500 -12.11% 20
West Midlands +99 1 £25,000 -41.52% 9
East Midlands +94 1 - - 12
Work from Home +47 1 £23,500 -53.00%

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (54.00%) CAD
2 21 (42.00%) Autodesk
3 19 (38.00%) MS Visio
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (34.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (24.00%) Adobe
7 11 (22.00%) SketchUp
8 10 (20.00%) Revit
8 10 (20.00%) Degree
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (16.00%) MicroStation
10 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.00%) 3ds Max
10 7 (14.00%) ArchiCAD
11 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.00%) Acrobat
11 6 (12.00%) BICSI RCDD
11 6 (12.00%) QA
11 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.00%) RIBA
12 4 (8.00%) Project Delivery
12 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
12 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.00%) CAFM
12 4 (8.00%) Spring
12 4 (8.00%) Vectorworks
12 4 (8.00%) Office 365
12 4 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management

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 (6.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Visio
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (22.00%) SketchUp
5 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (20.00%) Revit
6 8 (16.00%) MicroStation
7 7 (14.00%) 3ds Max
7 7 (14.00%) ArchiCAD
8 6 (12.00%) Acrobat
9 2 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) GPON
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) GIS
2 3 (6.00%) FileMaker
3 2 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) QGIS
4 1 (2.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) CAD Technician
2 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) IT Technician
3 7 (14.00%) Support Technician
4 6 (12.00%) AutoCAD Technician
4 6 (12.00%) CAD Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Audio Visual Technician
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (6.00%) Mac Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Mac Technician
7 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (2.00%) CryEngine
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) KML
3 1 (2.00%) Lumberyard
3 1 (2.00%) Qt
3 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) CAD
2 4 (8.00%) CAFM
2 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.00%) Project Delivery
2 4 (8.00%) Workflow
3 3 (6.00%) Business Development
3 3 (6.00%) Change Management
3 3 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (6.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) MVVM
4 2 (4.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C#
1 2 (4.00%) C++
1 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) BICSI RCDD
2 6 (12.00%) RIBA
3 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Autodesk
3 12 (24.00%) Adobe
4 4 (8.00%) Vectorworks
5 3 (6.00%) Apple
5 3 (6.00%) Dell
5 3 (6.00%) ESET
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Meraki
5 3 (6.00%) MikroTik
6 2 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) BT
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) ESRI
7 1 (2.00%) MAPICS
7 1 (2.00%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Sophos