Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a CAD Technician was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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) Technician
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1200 1302
Rank change year-on-year +12 +102 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a CAD Technician 10 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.010% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 4
UK median annual salary £32,000 £21,250 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.59% -13.27% -19.01%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,250 £19,200
90th Percentile £37,500 £30,050 £32,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £21,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% -41.50%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

CAD Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD Technician in the UK

CAD Technician
Top 6 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 6 months to 19 November 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 +36 10 £32,000 +52.38% 1
UK excluding London +30 6 £23,000 +9.52% 1
South East +54 5 £23,000 +12.20%
London +9 4 £35,000 +37.25%
Midlands +32 1 - -
West Midlands +14 1 - -

CAD Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (100.00%) CAD
2 6 (60.00%) Revit
3 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) AutoCAD
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Document Management
5 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (20.00%) InDesign
6 2 (20.00%) Autodesk
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Animation
7 1 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) 3D Printing
7 1 (10.00%) CAE

CAD Technician 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 6 (60.00%) Revit
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (40.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) InDesign
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Animation
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) 3D Printing
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) CAD
2 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) CAE
5 1 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) PDM
5 1 (10.00%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (10.00%) NEC