Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 820 868
Rank change year-on-year -19 +48 -49
Permanent jobs citing CAD 357 378 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 256 255 309
UK median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%

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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -4 338 £40,000 +3.90% 263
UK excluding London 0 294 £37,500 - 243
South East -20 97 £40,000 +11.11% 32
East of England +18 63 £50,000 -9.09% 44
North of England +16 57 £32,500 -13.33% 27
London -8 51 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Midlands -11 47 £33,500 -4.29% 113
Yorkshire +36 41 £32,500 -18.75% 12
South West +23 24 £30,000 -9.09% 21
East Midlands +9 24 £37,500 +15.38% 30
West Midlands -41 23 £28,500 -18.57% 83
North West -14 15 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Wales +13 6 £26,000 -25.71% 4
North East -27 1 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Scotland -47 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 172 (48.18%) Degree
2 93 (26.05%) C#
3 87 (24.37%) C++
4 73 (20.45%) Manufacturing
5 61 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (16.81%) JavaScript
7 56 (15.69%) SOLIDWORKS
8 52 (14.57%) C
8 52 (14.57%) Computer Science
8 52 (14.57%) Software Engineering
9 51 (14.29%) Java
10 50 (14.01%) GIS
11 44 (12.32%) Electronics
12 43 (12.04%) Scrum
12 43 (12.04%) Mathematics
13 42 (11.76%) Physics
14 39 (10.92%) CAE
15 38 (10.64%) .NET
15 38 (10.64%) Finance
16 37 (10.36%) Windows
17 36 (10.08%) SAP
17 36 (10.08%) Aerospace
17 36 (10.08%) Document Management
18 35 (9.80%) PLM
19 33 (9.24%) Presales
19 33 (9.24%) Autodesk Inventor
20 31 (8.68%) IDoc
20 31 (8.68%) SAP CO
20 31 (8.68%) SAP PM
20 31 (8.68%) SAP FI/CO

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 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) IIS
4 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.28%) Site Server
Applications
1 56 (15.69%) SOLIDWORKS
2 33 (9.24%) Autodesk Inventor
3 28 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (6.44%) AutoCAD
5 16 (4.48%) Photoshop
6 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (2.80%) PTC Creo
7 9 (2.52%) Abaqus
8 7 (1.96%) CATIA
8 7 (1.96%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.68%) NASTRAN
9 6 (1.68%) Revit
10 5 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (1.12%) Simulink
12 3 (0.84%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.84%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 31 (8.68%) SAP CO
1 31 (8.68%) SAP FI
1 31 (8.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 31 (8.68%) SAP HR
1 31 (8.68%) SAP MM
1 31 (8.68%) SAP PM
2 24 (6.72%) SAP GTS
2 24 (6.72%) SAP PS
2 24 (6.72%) SAP R/3
3 9 (2.52%) SAP EHS
3 9 (2.52%) SAP PLM
4 7 (1.96%) Maximo
4 7 (1.96%) Primavera
4 7 (1.96%) SAP QM
4 7 (1.96%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.56%) SAP VC
6 1 (0.28%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.28%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.68%) Office 365
3 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.12%) npm
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Bluetooth
1 7 (1.96%) Wireless
2 5 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.84%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.84%) RFID
4 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) CTI
5 1 (0.28%) DWDM
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) Profibus
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.01%) GIS
2 18 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.96%) Big Data
5 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.40%) MySQL
7 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.84%) DTS
9 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.56%) Power BI
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) QGIS
10 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.12%) LabVIEW
3 4 (1.12%) webpack
4 2 (0.56%) WebSharper
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) GitLab
5 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (20.45%) Manufacturing
2 44 (12.32%) Electronics
3 38 (10.64%) Finance
4 36 (10.08%) Aerospace
5 26 (7.28%) Retail
6 25 (7.00%) Games
7 21 (5.88%) Marketing
8 19 (5.32%) Automotive
9 16 (4.48%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.24%) Military
11 4 (1.12%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.84%) Billing
13 2 (0.56%) French Language
13 2 (0.56%) German Language
13 2 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.28%) Advertising
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (24.37%) Developer
2 44 (12.32%) Software Engineer
3 43 (12.04%) Software Developer
4 42 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 38 (10.64%) Consultant
5 38 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 35 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 33 (9.24%) SAP Consultant
8 30 (8.40%) Mechanical Engineer
9 26 (7.28%) C++ Developer
9 26 (7.28%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 25 (7.00%) C++ Software Developer
10 25 (7.00%) SAP PM Consultant
11 24 (6.72%) Senior C# Developer
12 22 (6.16%) Graduate
12 22 (6.16%) Junior
13 21 (5.88%) Architect
13 21 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (5.04%) Embedded Engineer
15 17 (4.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.64%) .NET
2 31 (8.68%) BAPI
2 31 (8.68%) IDoc
3 27 (7.56%) WebGL
4 21 (5.88%) HTML
5 18 (5.04%) Node.js
6 17 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 16 (4.48%) CSS
8 14 (3.92%) HTML5
9 13 (3.64%) OpenGL
10 12 (3.36%) Qt
10 12 (3.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (3.08%) React
12 9 (2.52%) XML
13 8 (2.24%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.24%) Apache Axis
13 8 (2.24%) MFC
14 7 (1.96%) CSS3
14 7 (1.96%) QML
15 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.72%) Algorithms
3 23 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (3.92%) VHDL
7 12 (3.36%) 3D Printing
8 11 (3.08%) Augmented Reality
9 10 (2.80%) Robotics
10 9 (2.52%) Graphic Design
11 8 (2.24%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.84%) Acoustics
13 3 (0.84%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.84%) Handset
13 3 (0.84%) Life Science
13 3 (0.84%) User Experience
14 2 (0.56%) Animation
14 2 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.36%) Windows
2 21 (5.88%) Linux
3 11 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.96%) Android
5 3 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) SUSE
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.57%) Software Engineering
3 43 (12.04%) Mathematics
3 43 (12.04%) Scrum
4 42 (11.76%) Physics
5 39 (10.92%) CAE
6 36 (10.08%) Document Management
7 35 (9.80%) PLM
8 33 (9.24%) Presales
9 31 (8.68%) SAP Implementation
10 27 (7.56%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.72%) 3D Modelling
11 24 (6.72%) EAM
12 19 (5.32%) Finite Element Analysis
12 19 (5.32%) OO
12 19 (5.32%) Validation
13 17 (4.76%) Visualisation
14 16 (4.48%) Data Management
14 16 (4.48%) Project Management
15 15 (4.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.05%) C#
2 87 (24.37%) C++
3 60 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 52 (14.57%) C
5 51 (14.29%) Java
6 29 (8.12%) SQL
7 20 (5.60%) Python
8 14 (3.92%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.80%) VB
10 9 (2.52%) Perl
11 7 (1.96%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.68%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.68%) Fortran
12 6 (1.68%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.12%) VB6
15 3 (0.84%) Smalltalk
16 2 (0.56%) ABAP
16 2 (0.56%) COBOL
16 2 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 172 (48.18%) Degree
2 18 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.76%) PhD
4 16 (4.48%) HNC
5 15 (4.20%) HND
6 11 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.80%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.56%) CCNP
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.80%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (10.08%) SAP
2 31 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.20%) Twitter
4 14 (3.92%) Google
5 13 (3.64%) Adobe
6 10 (2.80%) EMC
7 9 (2.52%) ANSYS
7 9 (2.52%) Autodesk
8 5 (1.40%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.12%) PTC
9 4 (1.12%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco
10 3 (0.84%) Nokia
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle
10 3 (0.84%) Siemens
11 2 (0.56%) ESRI
11 2 (0.56%) IFS
11 2 (0.56%) Infor
11 2 (0.56%) RightFax
12 1 (0.28%) Allen-Bradley