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

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 779 1020 1126
Rank change year-on-year +241 +106 +1
Permanent jobs citing AutoCAD 72 92 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.063% 0.046%
As % of the Applications category 1.29% 0.77% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 78 71
Median annual salary £39,598 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +15.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,902 £22,750
90th Percentile £46,950 £68,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £35,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +7.75% +6.77% -2.21%

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 5,588 11,982 15,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.08% 8.21% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,336 9,137 11,815
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,534
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.35% +4.65%

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 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 13 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 2 July 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 +265 72 £39,598 -1.62% 53
UK excluding London +210 38 £38,250 +7.75% 54
London +179 33 £40,000 - 3
South East +151 10 £46,250 +6.94% 11
East of England +94 8 £37,500 +13.64% 8
North of England +140 7 £28,750 - 12
South West +130 7 £39,598 +20.98% 1
Yorkshire +120 6 £23,500 -27.69% 5
Midlands +86 6 £37,500 -14.77% 18
East Midlands +54 5 £37,500 -14.77% 10
North West +106 1 £35,000 +40.00% 6
West Midlands +72 1 £35,000 -1.41% 8
Work from Home +42 1 £23,500 -53.00% 3

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 44 (61.11%) CAD
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (27.78%) Adobe
4 20 (27.78%) Telecoms
5 18 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 14 (19.44%) Google
7 13 (18.06%) SketchUp
7 13 (18.06%) GIS
7 13 (18.06%) Management Information System
8 12 (16.67%) BT
8 12 (16.67%) Smallworld
8 12 (16.67%) Validation
8 12 (16.67%) Broadband
8 12 (16.67%) Revit
8 12 (16.67%) Network Design
8 12 (16.67%) Network Planning
8 12 (16.67%) GPON
8 12 (16.67%) Openreach
8 12 (16.67%) Virgin Media
8 12 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
9 9 (12.50%) Project Management
9 9 (12.50%) QA
10 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
10 8 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (9.72%) Open Source
11 7 (9.72%) Deadline-Driven
11 7 (9.72%) Autodesk
11 7 (9.72%) Mapinfo

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 12 (16.67%) Smallworld
2 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.39%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (18.06%) SketchUp
3 12 (16.67%) Revit
4 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 7 (9.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
8 4 (5.56%) MicroStation
9 3 (4.17%) Acrobat
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (2.78%) CATIA
11 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (1.39%) ArcView
11 1 (1.39%) OrCAD
11 1 (1.39%) ProjectWise
11 1 (1.39%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Dropbox
1 6 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Broadband
1 12 (16.67%) GPON
2 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.39%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) GIS
2 6 (8.33%) FileMaker
3 2 (2.78%) QGIS
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Sikuli
1 4 (5.56%) Subversion
1 4 (5.56%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 18 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 2 (2.78%) Games
6 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.89%) Design Engineer
1 10 (13.89%) Support Specialist
2 9 (12.50%) Designer
3 8 (11.11%) CAD Technician
3 8 (11.11%) Consultant
3 8 (11.11%) IT Support
3 8 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Desktop Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 6 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 6 (8.33%) Mac Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Mac Technician
4 6 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 5 (6.94%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Electrical Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Fibre Planner
5 5 (6.94%) Fibre Technician
5 5 (6.94%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) KML
2 4 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) CryEngine
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) Flash
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) Lumberyard
3 1 (1.39%) Qt
3 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
3 8 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.94%) User Experience
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.39%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) CAD
2 12 (16.67%) Network Design
2 12 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 12 (16.67%) Validation
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.72%) Deadline-Driven
5 7 (9.72%) Open Source
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Business Development
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Line Management
6 6 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) C
1 2 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) C++
2 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) Python
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) HNC
2 6 (8.33%) HND
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (4.17%) RIBA
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.78%) Adobe
3 14 (19.44%) Google
4 12 (16.67%) BT
4 12 (16.67%) Openreach
4 12 (16.67%) Virgin Media
5 7 (9.72%) Autodesk
5 7 (9.72%) Mapinfo
5 7 (9.72%) Vectorworks
6 6 (8.33%) Apple
6 6 (8.33%) Dell
6 6 (8.33%) ESET
6 6 (8.33%) HP
6 6 (8.33%) Meraki
6 6 (8.33%) MikroTik
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) MAPICS
7 1 (1.39%) Perforce
7 1 (1.39%) SAP