Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 887 996 1119
Rank change year-on-year +109 +123 -5
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 139 118 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.042%
As % of the Applications category 1.40% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 124 96 57
UK median annual salary £38,000 £46,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.84% +68.18% -11.29%
10th Percentile £30,150 £25,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,625 £77,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -8.33%

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 9,897 13,107 14,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.64% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,835 9,797 11,822
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +137 135 £37,500 -16.67% 173
London +111 90 £37,500 -40.00% 19
UK excluding London +72 45 £40,000 - 167
South East +61 22 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Midlands +47 11 £37,500 +24.54% 46
East of England +83 6 £37,500 +7.14% 19
West Midlands +39 6 £50,000 +129.89% 26
East Midlands +21 5 £37,500 -14.77% 20
South West +24 4 £38,500 +2.67% 38
North of England +39 2 £37,375 -6.56% 18
North West +42 1 £33,750 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +37 1 £41,000 +2.50% 10

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 70 (50.36%) CAD
2 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
3 48 (34.53%) Telecoms
4 43 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
5 32 (23.02%) Autodesk
5 32 (23.02%) Degree
6 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 29 (20.86%) Adobe
8 25 (17.99%) GIS
9 24 (17.27%) MS Visio
9 24 (17.27%) Office 365
10 23 (16.55%) Openreach
10 23 (16.55%) Virgin Media
10 23 (16.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 23 (16.55%) GPON
10 23 (16.55%) Broadband
10 23 (16.55%) Smallworld
10 23 (16.55%) BT
10 23 (16.55%) Network Design
10 23 (16.55%) Network Planning
10 23 (16.55%) Fibre Optics
11 22 (15.83%) Google
12 20 (14.39%) Windows
12 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
12 20 (14.39%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (13.67%) HP
13 19 (13.67%) Validation
14 17 (12.23%) Apple iOS
14 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (12.23%) KML

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 23 (16.55%) Smallworld
2 2 (1.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (30.94%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (17.27%) MS Visio
4 23 (16.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (8.63%) Revit
6 6 (4.32%) SketchUp
7 5 (3.60%) Photoshop
8 3 (2.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (2.16%) InDesign
8 3 (2.16%) MicroStation
8 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.72%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.72%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.27%) Office 365
2 15 (10.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (2.88%) Dropbox
4 3 (2.16%) Asana
4 3 (2.16%) G Suite
5 2 (1.44%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) Broadband
1 23 (16.55%) GPON
2 12 (8.63%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (7.91%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (4.32%) Firewall
4 6 (4.32%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.44%) LAN
5 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.72%) DNS
6 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.72%) VoIP
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) GIS
2 4 (2.88%) FileMaker
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (34.53%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.07%) Legal
3 8 (5.76%) Electronics
4 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.44%) Games
6 2 (1.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.11%) CAD Technician
2 18 (12.95%) IT Support
3 16 (11.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (11.51%) Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 14 (10.07%) AutoCAD Technician
5 14 (10.07%) GIS Technician
6 13 (9.35%) Broadband Technician
6 13 (9.35%) Fibre Technician
7 12 (8.63%) Support Technician
8 10 (7.19%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
8 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 10 (7.19%) IT Support Technician
8 10 (7.19%) IT Technician
9 9 (6.47%) CAD Manager
9 9 (6.47%) IT Consultant
10 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (5.04%) Design Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.32%) Network Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) KML
2 5 (3.60%) CSS
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (2.88%) .NET
3 4 (2.88%) jQuery
4 3 (2.16%) Spring
5 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.72%) CSS3
5 1 (0.72%) HTML5
5 1 (0.72%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (0.72%) JSON
5 1 (0.72%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Fibre Optics
2 20 (14.39%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (11.51%) Graphic Design
4 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.44%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
7 2 (1.44%) IPTV
7 2 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 17 (12.23%) Apple iOS
2 17 (12.23%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.36%) CAD
2 23 (16.55%) Network Design
2 23 (16.55%) Network Planning
3 19 (13.67%) Validation
4 15 (10.79%) Decision-Making
5 14 (10.07%) Commercial Awareness
6 13 (9.35%) Open Source
6 13 (9.35%) Project Delivery
7 12 (8.63%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) IT Strategy
9 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.60%) Data Management
11 4 (2.88%) Business Development
11 4 (2.88%) Change Management
11 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.88%) Document Management
11 4 (2.88%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (2.88%) Project Planning
11 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
1 5 (3.60%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (2.16%) C
4 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (23.02%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) RIBA
3 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.32%) BICSI Certification
4 6 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.16%) BICSI RCDD
6 3 (2.16%) HNC
6 3 (2.16%) HND
7 2 (1.44%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (44.60%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.02%) Autodesk
3 29 (20.86%) Adobe
4 23 (16.55%) BT
4 23 (16.55%) Openreach
4 23 (16.55%) Virgin Media
5 22 (15.83%) Google
6 19 (13.67%) HP
7 17 (12.23%) Mapinfo
7 17 (12.23%) VMware
8 16 (11.51%) Mitel
9 15 (10.79%) Canon
9 15 (10.79%) iManage
10 6 (4.32%) Dell
11 4 (2.88%) ESET
11 4 (2.88%) Meraki
11 4 (2.88%) MikroTik
11 4 (2.88%) Vectorworks
12 3 (2.16%) Apple
13 2 (1.44%) ESRI