Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a CAD Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1218 1292
Rank change year-on-year +43 +74 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a CAD Developer 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
UK median annual salary £48,500 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.50% +15.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,800 £35,025 £34,625
90th Percentile £68,200 £53,675 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -32.92% +15.00% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CAD Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured CAD Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAD Developer in the UK

CAD Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CAD Developer in the UK

CAD Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD Developer over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD Developer in the UK

CAD Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +57 2 £70,000 +73.91%
UK excluding London +44 2 £27,000 -32.92%
East of England +15 1 - -
Wales - 1 £27,000 -
London - 1 £70,000 -

CAD Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, CAD Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring CAD Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CAD
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Solid Edge
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) Direct3D
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) WebSharper
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)

CAD Developer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens NX
1 1 (33.33%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) WebSharper
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Direct3D
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) WebGL
2 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
2 1 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CAD
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) PDM
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) Lua
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter