Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a CAD Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1176 1228 1271
Rank change year-on-year +52 +43 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a CAD Developer 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
UK median annual salary £48,500 £40,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.50% +15.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -32.92% +15.00% -

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 172109 179749 206490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 138436 150116 172214
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,473
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
UK excluding London +31 3 £27,000 -32.92% 1
England +11 3 £70,000 +73.91% 1
East of England +4 2 - -
London - 1 £70,000 -
Wales - 1 £27,000 -

CAD Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 4 (100.00%) CAD
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) PDM
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Social Network
3 2 (50.00%) F#
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) WebGL
3 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (50.00%) Direct3D
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) WebSharper
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Zurb Foundation

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 (25.00%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
1 1 (25.00%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) WebSharper
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Direct3D
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) WebGL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (50.00%) Zurb Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) DirectX
3 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Social Network
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CAD
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) API Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (50.00%) PDM
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) PLM
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) F#
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter