Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 840 840
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -16
Permanent jobs citing CAD 328 406 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 233 342 359
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +9.49%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,775 £26,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,212 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -4.47% +9.59% +4.29%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
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 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 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 19 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 -28 317 £38,212 -4.47% 26
UK excluding London +44 265 £38,212 -4.47% 24
South East +33 85 £38,212 -10.09% 7
East of England +26 72 £47,500 +18.75% 2
London -39 61 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Midlands +38 47 £36,250 +3.57% 4
West Midlands +3 31 £33,500 -7.59% 2
North of England -5 28 £45,000 +20.00% 6
South West +25 24 £36,250 +6.62% 4
North West -5 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +45 16 £40,500 +50.56% 2
Yorkshire +19 8 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Wales +25 7 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Scotland -20 2 £32,500 -15.03%
North East - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 155 (47.26%) Degree
2 83 (25.30%) C++
3 73 (22.26%) Manufacturing
4 66 (20.12%) C
4 66 (20.12%) Windows
5 63 (19.21%) Mathematics
5 63 (19.21%) Physics
6 60 (18.29%) Java
7 55 (16.77%) Software Engineering
8 53 (16.16%) C#
9 50 (15.24%) Linux
9 50 (15.24%) CAE
9 50 (15.24%) Computer Science
10 49 (14.94%) 3D Printing
10 49 (14.94%) Algorithms
11 47 (14.33%) Electronics
11 47 (14.33%) Microsoft
12 38 (11.59%) Document Management
13 36 (10.98%) PLM
13 36 (10.98%) SOLIDWORKS
14 33 (10.06%) AutoCAD
14 33 (10.06%) Apache Axis
14 33 (10.06%) Content Writing
15 32 (9.76%) GIS
16 29 (8.84%) Finance
17 28 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (8.23%) Autodesk Inventor
19 26 (7.93%) SAP
19 26 (7.93%) Active Directory
19 26 (7.93%) Aerospace

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 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (3.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.91%) IIS
4 2 (0.61%) Apache
4 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.30%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (10.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 33 (10.06%) AutoCAD
3 28 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (8.23%) Autodesk Inventor
5 15 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (4.57%) Revit
6 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (2.44%) CATIA
7 8 (2.44%) PTC Creo
7 8 (2.44%) Siemens NX
8 7 (2.13%) Solid Edge
9 6 (1.83%) Autodesk Smoke
9 6 (1.83%) OrCAD
10 5 (1.52%) Photoshop
11 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.91%) Inkscape
12 3 (0.91%) MicroStation
12 3 (0.91%) Windchill
13 2 (0.61%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 23 (7.01%) SAP CO
1 23 (7.01%) SAP FI
1 23 (7.01%) SAP FI/CO
1 23 (7.01%) SAP HR
1 23 (7.01%) SAP MM
1 23 (7.01%) SAP PM
2 15 (4.57%) SAP GTS
2 15 (4.57%) SAP PS
2 15 (4.57%) SAP R/3
3 8 (2.44%) Maximo
3 8 (2.44%) Primavera
3 8 (2.44%) SAP EHS
3 8 (2.44%) SAP QM
3 8 (2.44%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) SAP PLM
5 2 (0.61%) SAP VC
5 2 (0.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (4.57%) Office 365
2 11 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.35%) Structured Cabling
2 8 (2.44%) Bluetooth
2 8 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (2.44%) Wireless
3 7 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.13%) SAN
4 6 (1.83%) ADSL2+
4 6 (1.83%) Broadband
4 6 (1.83%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 6 (1.83%) VDSL
4 6 (1.83%) xDSL
5 5 (1.52%) DHCP
5 5 (1.52%) DNS
5 5 (1.52%) WAN
6 4 (1.22%) PBX
7 3 (0.91%) Firewall
7 3 (0.91%) VoIP
7 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 2 (0.61%) LAN
8 2 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.76%) GIS
2 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.22%) Spatial Data
4 3 (0.91%) Power BI
5 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.61%) MySQL
5 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.30%) EDMS
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Subversion
2 4 (1.22%) LabVIEW
3 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) CANoe
4 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.30%) WebSharper
General
1 73 (22.26%) Manufacturing
2 47 (14.33%) Electronics
3 29 (8.84%) Finance
4 26 (7.93%) Aerospace
5 19 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.96%) Automotive
7 12 (3.66%) Games
7 12 (3.66%) Marketing
8 9 (2.74%) Retail
9 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) French Language
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.61%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (17.68%) Developer
2 54 (16.46%) Software Developer
3 50 (15.24%) C++ Developer
3 50 (15.24%) C++ Software Developer
3 50 (15.24%) Design Engineer
4 49 (14.94%) Software Engineer
5 39 (11.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 35 (10.67%) Consultant
7 33 (10.06%) C Developer
7 33 (10.06%) C Software Engineer
7 33 (10.06%) C/C++ Developer
7 33 (10.06%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 33 (10.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 33 (10.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 26 (7.93%) Graduate
9 25 (7.62%) Mechanical Engineer
10 23 (7.01%) Graduate Developer
10 23 (7.01%) Graduate Software Developer
10 23 (7.01%) SAP Consultant
10 23 (7.01%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.06%) Apache Axis
2 23 (7.01%) BAPI
2 23 (7.01%) IDoc
3 22 (6.71%) .NET
4 15 (4.57%) Qt
5 13 (3.96%) ASP.NET
5 13 (3.96%) XML
6 12 (3.66%) OpenGL
7 8 (2.44%) QML
8 6 (1.83%) HTML
9 5 (1.52%) CSS
9 5 (1.52%) Qt Quick
9 5 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (1.52%) WebKit
10 4 (1.22%) HTML5
11 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.91%) DirectX
11 3 (0.91%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (0.91%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.94%) 3D Printing
2 49 (14.94%) Algorithms
3 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.05%) FlexPod
6 9 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (1.83%) VHDL
8 5 (1.52%) ASIC
8 5 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.22%) Robotics
9 4 (1.22%) Social Media
9 4 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.91%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.12%) Windows
2 50 (15.24%) Linux
3 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.44%) Android
6 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.21%) Mathematics
1 63 (19.21%) Physics
2 55 (16.77%) Software Engineering
3 50 (15.24%) CAE
4 38 (11.59%) Document Management
5 36 (10.98%) PLM
6 33 (10.06%) Content Writing
7 26 (7.93%) 3D Modelling
7 26 (7.93%) Presales
8 23 (7.01%) SAP Implementation
8 23 (7.01%) Validation
9 19 (5.79%) Data Management
9 19 (5.79%) PDM
10 17 (5.18%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.18%) Project Management
11 15 (4.57%) EAM
11 15 (4.57%) Finite Element Analysis
12 14 (4.27%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.96%) ERP
14 12 (3.66%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.30%) C++
2 66 (20.12%) C
3 60 (18.29%) Java
4 53 (16.16%) C#
5 25 (7.62%) Python
6 16 (4.88%) Embedded C
7 11 (3.35%) Perl
8 7 (2.13%) Assembly Language
8 7 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.52%) SQL
10 3 (0.91%) Lua
10 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.91%) VB
11 2 (0.61%) ABAP
11 2 (0.61%) HLSL
11 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.30%) F#
12 1 (0.30%) Fortran
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 155 (47.26%) Degree
2 17 (5.18%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (4.57%) HND
4 13 (3.96%) HNC
5 12 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.05%) PhD
7 8 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.91%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.91%) MCP
9 3 (0.91%) MCSA
9 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.27%) QA
2 8 (2.44%) SLA
3 7 (2.13%) ISO 13485
4 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.05%) XenApp
2 10 (3.05%) XenDesktop
3 6 (1.83%) Firmware
4 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.93%) SAP
3 16 (4.88%) Cisco
3 16 (4.88%) EMC
4 13 (3.96%) Citrix
4 13 (3.96%) NetApp
4 13 (3.96%) VMware
5 9 (2.74%) Cadence
5 9 (2.74%) PTC
6 8 (2.44%) Adobe
7 7 (2.13%) ANSYS
8 6 (1.83%) Atmel
8 6 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.52%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.22%) Siemens
11 3 (0.91%) Apple
11 3 (0.91%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.91%) Lotus
11 3 (0.91%) McAfee
11 3 (0.91%) Riverbed