Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 830 857
Rank change year-on-year -23 +27 -54
Permanent jobs citing CAD 364 401 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 256 340 362
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £24,875 £24,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,625 £66,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,856 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.36% +6.67% +8.70%

CAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the UK

CAD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CAD in the UK

CAD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD in the UK

CAD
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +26 349 £38,212 -4.47% 57
UK excluding London +59 301 £37,856 -5.36% 51
South East +43 100 £38,212 -10.09% 9
East of England +43 78 £50,000 +25.00% 21
London -42 56 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Midlands +20 48 £35,000 - 8
North of England +17 40 £32,500 -13.91% 8
West Midlands -4 31 £33,500 -4.29% 3
South West +33 26 £32,500 -1.52% 4
Yorkshire +28 21 £32,500 -21.21% 7
East Midlands +40 17 £37,500 +18.11% 5
North West -21 17 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Wales +25 7 £23,000 -34.29%
North East +5 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Scotland -19 2 £32,500 -15.03% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CAD.

1 174 (47.80%) Degree
2 80 (21.98%) C++
3 78 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 69 (18.96%) C#
5 66 (18.13%) C
6 64 (17.58%) Java
7 61 (16.76%) Windows
7 61 (16.76%) Software Engineering
7 61 (16.76%) Physics
8 58 (15.93%) Mathematics
9 50 (13.74%) SOLIDWORKS
10 49 (13.46%) Electronics
10 49 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 46 (12.64%) CAE
12 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
13 44 (12.09%) 3D Printing
14 43 (11.81%) Linux
15 42 (11.54%) Document Management
15 42 (11.54%) PLM
15 42 (11.54%) Algorithms
16 39 (10.71%) GIS
17 35 (9.62%) AutoCAD
17 35 (9.62%) Autodesk Inventor
18 34 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
19 33 (9.07%) Finance
20 29 (7.97%) SAP
21 28 (7.69%) Content Writing
21 28 (7.69%) Apache Axis
21 28 (7.69%) Presales
21 28 (7.69%) .NET

CAD
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 11 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.37%) IIS
4 4 (1.10%) Apache
5 3 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.27%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (13.74%) SOLIDWORKS
2 35 (9.62%) AutoCAD
2 35 (9.62%) Autodesk Inventor
3 34 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (4.67%) Revit
5 15 (4.12%) PTC Creo
6 12 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (2.75%) Photoshop
8 9 (2.47%) CATIA
9 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (1.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 7 (1.92%) Siemens NX
10 7 (1.92%) Solid Edge
11 6 (1.65%) Autodesk Smoke
11 6 (1.65%) OrCAD
12 4 (1.10%) Abaqus
12 4 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.82%) MicroStation
13 3 (0.82%) NASTRAN
13 3 (0.82%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (7.42%) SAP CO
1 27 (7.42%) SAP FI
1 27 (7.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 27 (7.42%) SAP HR
1 27 (7.42%) SAP MM
1 27 (7.42%) SAP PM
2 19 (5.22%) SAP GTS
2 19 (5.22%) SAP PS
2 19 (5.22%) SAP R/3
3 8 (2.20%) Maximo
3 8 (2.20%) Primavera
3 8 (2.20%) SAP EHS
3 8 (2.20%) SAP QM
3 8 (2.20%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP PLM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP VC
5 2 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.27%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.57%) Office 365
3 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.02%) Wireless
2 9 (2.47%) Bluetooth
3 8 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (1.65%) ADSL2+
4 6 (1.65%) Broadband
4 6 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.65%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 6 (1.65%) SAN
4 6 (1.65%) VDSL
4 6 (1.65%) xDSL
5 4 (1.10%) DHCP
5 4 (1.10%) DNS
6 3 (0.82%) Firewall
6 3 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.82%) LDAP
6 3 (0.82%) PBX
6 3 (0.82%) VoIP
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) WAN
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.71%) GIS
2 14 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.10%) Spatial Data
4 3 (0.82%) Power BI
5 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) EDMS
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) QGIS
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.65%) Subversion
3 4 (1.10%) LabVIEW
4 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.55%) WebSharper
6 1 (0.27%) CANoe
6 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 49 (13.46%) Electronics
3 33 (9.07%) Finance
4 28 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 22 (6.04%) Retail
5 22 (6.04%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.49%) Marketing
7 13 (3.57%) Automotive
8 12 (3.30%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Billing
9 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) French Language
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (17.58%) Developer
2 60 (16.48%) Design Engineer
3 53 (14.56%) Software Engineer
4 49 (13.46%) Software Developer
5 44 (12.09%) C++ Developer
5 44 (12.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 38 (10.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 36 (9.89%) Consultant
8 29 (7.97%) C Software Engineer
8 29 (7.97%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 29 (7.97%) Mechanical Engineer
9 28 (7.69%) C Developer
9 28 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
9 28 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 28 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 27 (7.42%) SAP Consultant
10 27 (7.42%) SAP PM Consultant
11 24 (6.59%) Graduate
12 22 (6.04%) Electronics Engineer
12 22 (6.04%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.69%) .NET
1 28 (7.69%) Apache Axis
2 27 (7.42%) BAPI
2 27 (7.42%) IDoc
3 18 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.40%) WebGL
5 13 (3.57%) Qt
5 13 (3.57%) XML
6 12 (3.30%) CSS
6 12 (3.30%) HTML
6 12 (3.30%) OpenGL
7 9 (2.47%) QML
8 5 (1.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.10%) HTML5
10 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.82%) DirectX
10 3 (0.82%) MFC
10 3 (0.82%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.09%) 3D Printing
3 42 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.47%) Graphic Design
9 8 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (2.20%) VHDL
10 6 (1.65%) ASIC
10 6 (1.65%) Robotics
11 5 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (1.37%) FlexPod
12 4 (1.10%) Social Media
12 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.76%) Windows
2 43 (11.81%) Linux
3 14 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.47%) Android
6 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.76%) Physics
1 61 (16.76%) Software Engineering
2 58 (15.93%) Mathematics
3 46 (12.64%) CAE
4 42 (11.54%) Document Management
4 42 (11.54%) PLM
5 28 (7.69%) Content Writing
5 28 (7.69%) Presales
6 27 (7.42%) SAP Implementation
7 26 (7.14%) Validation
8 25 (6.87%) 3D Modelling
9 24 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 21 (5.77%) Finite Element Analysis
11 20 (5.49%) PDM
12 19 (5.22%) Data Management
12 19 (5.22%) EAM
12 19 (5.22%) Project Management
12 19 (5.22%) Scrum
13 16 (4.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.98%) C++
2 69 (18.96%) C#
3 66 (18.13%) C
4 64 (17.58%) Java
5 25 (6.87%) Python
6 24 (6.59%) JavaScript
7 18 (4.95%) Embedded C
8 11 (3.02%) Perl
8 11 (3.02%) SQL
9 7 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.65%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.10%) VB
12 3 (0.82%) Lua
13 2 (0.55%) ABAP
13 2 (0.55%) Delphi
13 2 (0.55%) F#
13 2 (0.55%) Fortran
13 2 (0.55%) HLSL
13 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 174 (47.80%) Degree
2 14 (3.85%) HNC
2 14 (3.85%) HND
3 12 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.02%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.92%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.92%) PhD
5 7 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.02%) QA
2 8 (2.20%) ISO 13485
3 6 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.65%) Firmware
3 5 (1.37%) XenApp
3 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.97%) SAP
3 17 (4.67%) EMC
4 13 (3.57%) Cisco
5 11 (3.02%) ANSYS
6 10 (2.75%) PTC
7 9 (2.47%) Autodesk
7 9 (2.47%) Cadence
7 9 (2.47%) Twitter
8 8 (2.20%) Citrix
8 8 (2.20%) Google
8 8 (2.20%) NetApp
8 8 (2.20%) VMware
9 7 (1.92%) Adobe
10 6 (1.65%) Atmel
10 6 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.82%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.82%) Riverbed
11 3 (0.82%) Siemens