The median annual salary for a CAD Technician was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Technician
UK
Rank 857 937 953
Rank change year-on-year +80 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a CAD Technician 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median salary £26,250 £16,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.06% -36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,300 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £16,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +40.62% -36.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

CAD Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured CAD Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for CAD Technician in the UK

CAD Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CAD Technician in the UK

CAD Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD Technician over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD Technician in the UK

CAD Technician
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +111 7 £30,000 +87.50%
East Midlands - 3 £17,500 -
South East - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
Winchester - 1 £30,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £17,500 -
London - 1 £35,000 -

CAD Technician Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, CAD Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) CAD
2 6 (54.55%) AutoCAD
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
4 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
7 1 (9.09%) ISO 9002
7 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
7 1 (9.09%) Revit
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling

CAD Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (54.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CAD
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9002
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software