Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 863 1000
Rank change year-on-year +12 +137 -102
Permanent jobs citing CAD 341 325 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 251 203 216
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,212 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.68% +9.18% -4.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £19,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%

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 157,893 156,906 180,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.61% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,632 127,722 149,946
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,190 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.76% +1.45% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +28 325 £42,000 +9.91% 217
UK excluding London +18 295 £40,000 +6.67% 203
South East +23 108 £42,500 +6.92% 50
Midlands +4 59 £35,000 - 62
East of England -3 52 £50,000 +47.06% 38
North of England +38 46 £35,000 -9.68% 23
West Midlands +27 43 £36,000 +10.77% 43
London -36 43 £36,250 -23.68% 18
Yorkshire +50 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South West -8 23 £32,625 +3.57% 26
East Midlands -7 16 £35,000 -12.50% 19
North West -15 13 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Wales +21 9 £26,000 +13.04% 2
North East -16 4 £35,000 - 4
Scotland -31 1 £19,000 -70.99% 2

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CAD.

1 121 (35.48%) Degree
2 86 (25.22%) Manufacturing
3 71 (20.82%) C++
4 70 (20.53%) C#
5 63 (18.48%) PLM
6 59 (17.30%) GIS
7 58 (17.01%) Software Engineering
8 57 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (14.96%) Document Management
11 49 (14.37%) SAP
12 45 (13.20%) Electronics
13 43 (12.61%) Aerospace
13 43 (12.61%) Presales
14 39 (11.44%) JavaScript
15 36 (10.56%) Computer Science
16 35 (10.26%) Automotive
17 34 (9.97%) CAE
18 33 (9.68%) SAP HR
18 33 (9.68%) SAP FI
18 33 (9.68%) SAP MM
18 33 (9.68%) SAP CO
18 33 (9.68%) SAP PM
18 33 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
18 33 (9.68%) BAPI
18 33 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
18 33 (9.68%) IDoc
19 32 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
20 31 (9.09%) Windows
20 31 (9.09%) Finance

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 7 (2.05%) ArcGIS
2 4 (1.17%) Documentum
2 4 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.59%) Site Server
3 2 (0.59%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (8.80%) AutoCAD
3 28 (8.21%) SOLIDWORKS
4 27 (7.92%) Autodesk Inventor
5 11 (3.23%) Revit
6 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (2.05%) Houdini
7 7 (2.05%) Maya
7 7 (2.05%) PTC Creo
7 7 (2.05%) Siemens NX
8 6 (1.76%) CATIA
8 6 (1.76%) ProjectWise
9 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
10 4 (1.17%) 3ds Max
10 4 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
10 4 (1.17%) OrCAD
10 4 (1.17%) Windchill
11 3 (0.88%) MicroStation
11 3 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 33 (9.68%) SAP CO
1 33 (9.68%) SAP FI
1 33 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 33 (9.68%) SAP HR
1 33 (9.68%) SAP MM
1 33 (9.68%) SAP PM
2 27 (7.92%) SAP EHS
2 27 (7.92%) SAP PLM
3 18 (5.28%) SAP R/3
4 17 (4.99%) SAP GTS
4 17 (4.99%) SAP PS
5 16 (4.69%) Maximo
5 16 (4.69%) Primavera
5 16 (4.69%) SAP QM
5 16 (4.69%) SAP SD
6 11 (3.23%) SAP VC
7 1 (0.29%) DELMIA
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.35%) GitHub
2 4 (1.17%) npm
3 3 (0.88%) Office 365
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.64%) Ethernet
2 8 (2.35%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.88%) Network Security
4 3 (0.88%) PBX
4 3 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.88%) RFID
4 3 (0.88%) VoIP
4 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.88%) Wireless
5 2 (0.59%) Broadband
5 2 (0.59%) CTI
5 2 (0.59%) GPON
5 2 (0.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) Modbus
6 1 (0.29%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.30%) GIS
2 14 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.81%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.05%) Big Data
6 6 (1.76%) MySQL
7 4 (1.17%) EDMS
7 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.17%) Spatial Data
8 3 (0.88%) DTS
8 3 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.88%) SQLite
9 2 (0.59%) QGIS
10 1 (0.29%) Firebird
10 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.35%) JIRA
3 4 (1.17%) webpack
4 2 (0.59%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.29%) CANoe
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) GitLab
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (25.22%) Manufacturing
2 45 (13.20%) Electronics
3 43 (12.61%) Aerospace
4 35 (10.26%) Automotive
5 31 (9.09%) Finance
6 19 (5.57%) Retail
7 17 (4.99%) Telecoms
8 15 (4.40%) Games
9 8 (2.35%) Military
10 7 (2.05%) Marketing
11 6 (1.76%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.59%) Law
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Avionics
13 1 (0.29%) French Language
13 1 (0.29%) German Language
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 65 (19.06%) Developer
2 57 (16.72%) Design Engineer
3 50 (14.66%) Consultant
4 44 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
5 41 (12.02%) Software Engineer
6 34 (9.97%) Electronics Engineer
7 31 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
8 29 (8.50%) Software Developer
9 28 (8.21%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 27 (7.92%) C# Developer
11 24 (7.04%) CAD Engineer
11 24 (7.04%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 22 (6.45%) Graduate
13 20 (5.87%) C++ Developer
13 20 (5.87%) C++ Software Developer
13 20 (5.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 19 (5.57%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (5.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
14 19 (5.57%) Senior Developer
15 17 (4.99%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.68%) BAPI
1 33 (9.68%) IDoc
2 21 (6.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 15 (4.40%) .NET
4 13 (3.81%) Node.js
5 11 (3.23%) HTML
6 10 (2.93%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.93%) WebGL
7 8 (2.35%) Angular 2
8 7 (2.05%) HTML5
8 7 (2.05%) React
9 5 (1.47%) Qt
9 5 (1.47%) V-Ray
10 4 (1.17%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (1.17%) OpenGL
10 4 (1.17%) QML
11 3 (0.88%) CSS
11 3 (0.88%) EDI
11 3 (0.88%) jQuery
11 3 (0.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.50%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.28%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 13 (3.81%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (3.52%) Augmented Reality
8 9 (2.64%) VHDL
9 7 (2.05%) Robotics
10 5 (1.47%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.47%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.17%) Life Science
11 4 (1.17%) User Experience
12 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.09%) Windows
2 12 (3.52%) Linux
3 8 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.17%) Android
5 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.29%) SUSE
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
6 1 (0.29%) VMS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.48%) PLM
2 58 (17.01%) Software Engineering
3 57 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (14.96%) Document Management
6 43 (12.61%) Presales
7 34 (9.97%) CAE
8 33 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
9 29 (8.50%) 3D Modelling
9 29 (8.50%) Configuration Management
10 27 (7.92%) Master Data Management
11 26 (7.62%) Scrum
12 22 (6.45%) OO
13 20 (5.87%) Mathematics
14 19 (5.57%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.99%) EAM
15 17 (4.99%) Physics
15 17 (4.99%) Project Management
16 16 (4.69%) Data Management
16 16 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.82%) C++
2 70 (20.53%) C#
3 39 (11.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (8.21%) C
5 27 (7.92%) Python
6 21 (6.16%) SQL
7 18 (5.28%) Java
8 13 (3.81%) Embedded C
9 11 (3.23%) ABAP
9 11 (3.23%) VB
10 6 (1.76%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.88%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.59%) COBOL
13 2 (0.59%) Fortran
13 2 (0.59%) Lua
13 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.59%) VB6
14 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (35.48%) Degree
2 19 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (5.57%) HNC
3 15 (4.40%) HND
4 8 (2.35%) PhD
4 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.17%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.29%) MCP
8 1 (0.29%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.28%) QA
2 10 (2.93%) ISO 13485
3 8 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (3.23%) Firmware
2 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (14.37%) SAP
2 29 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.40%) Autodesk
4 12 (3.52%) Siemens
5 10 (2.93%) Adobe
6 8 (2.35%) EMC
7 7 (2.05%) ESRI
7 7 (2.05%) Twitter
8 6 (1.76%) Google
9 5 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.17%) PTC
11 3 (0.88%) Nokia
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle
11 3 (0.88%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.88%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.59%) ANSYS
12 2 (0.59%) BT
12 2 (0.59%) IBM
12 2 (0.59%) Lotus
12 2 (0.59%) Vectorworks