Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 684 888 1019
Rank change year-on-year +204 +131 +105
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 79 138 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Applications category 2.01% 1.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 52 128 101
Median annual salary £35,013 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.86% -20.00% +72.73%
10th Percentile £27,975 £30,350 £25,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £54,125 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +45.45%

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 3,926 10,000 13,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 7.93% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,095 7,989 9,911
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 11 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 22 January 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 +196 79 £35,013 -6.63% 112
London +153 48 £32,000 -14.67% 15
UK excluding London +188 29 £40,000 +3.90% 104
Midlands +80 10 £40,000 +6.67% 27
South West +81 8 £47,500 +23.38% 20
West Midlands +62 7 £39,250 -21.50% 12
South East +141 6 £40,000 -20.00% 21
North of England +87 4 £45,000 +20.40% 26
Yorkshire +43 4 £45,000 +9.76% 17
East Midlands +56 3 £45,000 +20.00% 15
East of England +104 1 £42,000 +12.00% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 38 (48.10%) Autodesk
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.44%) Revit
4 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 25 (31.65%) MS Visio
6 23 (29.11%) CAD
6 23 (29.11%) Degree
7 22 (27.85%) Adobe
8 20 (25.32%) Office 365
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
10 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
10 18 (22.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 18 (22.78%) Windows Server
11 15 (18.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
13 11 (13.92%) HNC
14 10 (12.66%) C
14 10 (12.66%) GIS
15 9 (11.39%) SketchUp
16 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.13%) HND
17 7 (8.86%) Digital TV
17 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (8.86%) Wireless
17 7 (8.86%) Network Design
17 7 (8.86%) 3D Modelling
17 7 (8.86%) CCTV
17 7 (8.86%) Self-Awareness
18 6 (7.59%) MicroStation

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 (6.33%) Smallworld
2 4 (5.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Revit
2 26 (32.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (31.65%) MS Visio
4 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (18.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (11.39%) SketchUp
7 6 (7.59%) 3ds Max
7 6 (7.59%) MicroStation
8 5 (6.33%) ArchiCAD
9 2 (2.53%) Acrobat
9 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (1.27%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (1.27%) EPLAN
10 1 (1.27%) Mathcad
10 1 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Office 365
2 18 (22.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.27%) AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure
4 1 (1.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (8.86%) Wireless
2 2 (2.53%) DWDM
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) GIS
2 2 (2.53%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
2 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.06%) Local Government
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Design Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) IT Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) IT Support
4 9 (11.39%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) CAD Technician
6 7 (8.86%) Audio Visual Technician
6 7 (8.86%) AutoCAD Technician
6 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.86%) Installations Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) IT Technician
7 6 (7.59%) Electrical Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.33%) CAD Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Instrumentation Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) WPF
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) CGI
2 1 (1.27%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) DirectX
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) SOAP
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) CCTV
1 7 (8.86%) Digital TV
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) SCADA
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.27%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) CAD
2 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.86%) 3D Modelling
3 7 (8.86%) Network Design
3 7 (8.86%) Self-Awareness
4 6 (7.59%) Workflow
5 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.33%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.06%) MVVM
6 4 (5.06%) Project Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) Facial Recognition
7 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.80%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.80%) Project Management
7 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Validation
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.53%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) C
2 4 (5.06%) C#
2 4 (5.06%) C++
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) Ruby
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) HNC
3 8 (10.13%) HND
4 3 (3.80%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.53%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (2.53%) RIBA
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Autodesk
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.85%) Adobe
4 4 (5.06%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Virgin Media
5 3 (3.80%) ESRI
6 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 2 (2.53%) BT
6 2 (2.53%) Dell
6 2 (2.53%) ESET
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Meraki
6 2 (2.53%) MikroTik
6 2 (2.53%) Vectorworks
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com