Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 881 866
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15 -4
Permanent jobs citing CAD 253 315 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 190 226 322
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,975 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%

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 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -13 245 £40,000 +6.67% 427
UK excluding London -26 207 £40,000 +6.67% 436
South East +10 74 £42,500 +11.22% 97
East of England -4 44 £45,000 +32.35% 54
London +17 40 £42,500 +9.68% 23
Midlands +25 39 £40,750 +16.43% 118
West Midlands +35 30 £45,000 +36.36% 79
South West +10 24 £32,500 - 80
North of England +20 23 £35,000 -12.50% 56
Yorkshire +40 12 £35,000 -12.50% 25
East Midlands -3 9 £35,000 -13.04% 39
North West 0 7 £34,000 -18.56% 23
North East -13 4 £35,000 - 8
Wales +5 3 - - 24
Scotland -5 1 £19,000 -70.99% 6

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (30.83%) Manufacturing
2 72 (28.46%) Degree
3 52 (20.55%) C#
4 48 (18.97%) C++
5 39 (15.42%) PLM
5 39 (15.42%) Electronics
6 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering
7 36 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (13.83%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (13.04%) Windows
10 28 (11.07%) Python
11 26 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (9.88%) AutoCAD
12 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (9.88%) Automotive
13 24 (9.49%) SAP
13 24 (9.49%) Microsoft
14 23 (9.09%) GIS
14 23 (9.09%) Document Management
15 21 (8.30%) SOLIDWORKS
15 21 (8.30%) Mathematics
16 20 (7.91%) Aerospace
16 20 (7.91%) SQL Server
16 20 (7.91%) C
17 19 (7.51%) Java
17 19 (7.51%) JavaScript
17 19 (7.51%) Retail
17 19 (7.51%) Presales
18 18 (7.11%) Computer Science
18 18 (7.11%) Visual Studio

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 6 (2.37%) ArcGIS
2 4 (1.58%) Documentum
3 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.79%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (9.88%) AutoCAD
3 21 (8.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 16 (6.32%) Autodesk Inventor
5 10 (3.95%) Revit
6 8 (3.16%) PTC Creo
7 7 (2.77%) CATIA
7 7 (2.77%) Houdini
7 7 (2.77%) Maya
7 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (1.98%) Siemens NX
10 4 (1.58%) MicroStation
10 4 (1.58%) OrCAD
11 3 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
11 3 (1.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (1.19%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.79%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (4.74%) SAP CO
1 12 (4.74%) SAP FI
1 12 (4.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 12 (4.74%) SAP HR
1 12 (4.74%) SAP MM
1 12 (4.74%) SAP PM
2 10 (3.95%) SAP EHS
2 10 (3.95%) SAP PLM
3 9 (3.56%) SAP R/3
4 6 (2.37%) Maximo
4 6 (2.37%) Primavera
4 6 (2.37%) SAP GTS
4 6 (2.37%) SAP PS
4 6 (2.37%) SAP QM
4 6 (2.37%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.58%) SAP VC
5 4 (1.58%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.40%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.40%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) GitHub
2 5 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (1.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.56%) Bluetooth
1 9 (3.56%) Structured Cabling
2 8 (3.16%) Wireless
3 7 (2.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.58%) PBX
5 3 (1.19%) Firewall
5 3 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.19%) Skype
5 3 (1.19%) VoIP
5 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.79%) Broadband
6 2 (0.79%) CTI
6 2 (0.79%) GPON
6 2 (0.79%) Internet
6 2 (0.79%) LAN
6 2 (0.79%) Network Security
6 2 (0.79%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.09%) GIS
2 20 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.58%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (1.19%) MySQL
4 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.19%) QGIS
4 3 (1.19%) Spatial Data
4 3 (1.19%) SQLite
5 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) DTS
6 1 (0.40%) EDMS
6 1 (0.40%) Firebird
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.79%) LabVIEW
3 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) CANoe
4 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.40%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.40%) GitLab
General
1 78 (30.83%) Manufacturing
2 39 (15.42%) Electronics
3 25 (9.88%) Automotive
4 20 (7.91%) Aerospace
5 19 (7.51%) Retail
6 15 (5.93%) Games
6 15 (5.93%) Telecoms
7 14 (5.53%) Finance
8 11 (4.35%) Marketing
9 4 (1.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.79%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Avionics
11 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 49 (19.37%) Design Engineer
2 39 (15.42%) Developer
3 28 (11.07%) Electronics Engineer
4 25 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 23 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 22 (8.70%) Consultant
7 20 (7.91%) Mechanical Engineer
8 19 (7.51%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 18 (7.11%) CAD Engineer
10 16 (6.32%) SAP Consultant
11 15 (5.93%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (5.53%) Designer
13 13 (5.14%) 3D Developer
13 13 (5.14%) C++ Developer
13 13 (5.14%) C++ Software Developer
13 13 (5.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 13 (5.14%) Mechanical Design Engineer
14 12 (4.74%) Graduate
15 11 (4.35%) Support Engineer
16 10 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.93%) .NET
2 14 (5.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (4.74%) AngularJS
3 12 (4.74%) BAPI
3 12 (4.74%) IDoc
4 9 (3.56%) Angular 2
4 9 (3.56%) HTML
5 5 (1.98%) React
6 4 (1.58%) DirectX
7 3 (1.19%) CSS
7 3 (1.19%) jQuery
7 3 (1.19%) Node.js
8 2 (0.79%) COM
8 2 (0.79%) LESS
8 2 (0.79%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.79%) V-Ray
8 2 (0.79%) Web Services
8 2 (0.79%) XML
9 1 (0.40%) MFC
9 1 (0.40%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.83%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.74%) Augmented Reality
5 11 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.95%) User Experience
7 6 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.98%) CAN bus
8 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.58%) 3D Printing
9 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (1.58%) Robotics
9 4 (1.58%) VHDL
10 3 (1.19%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.19%) Animation
10 3 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.04%) Windows
2 15 (5.93%) Linux
3 8 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.58%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.42%) PLM
2 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering
3 36 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.09%) Document Management
6 21 (8.30%) Mathematics
7 19 (7.51%) Presales
8 18 (7.11%) CAE
9 15 (5.93%) 3D Modelling
9 15 (5.93%) Project Management
10 14 (5.53%) Kanban
10 14 (5.53%) Physics
10 14 (5.53%) Prototyping
10 14 (5.53%) Scrum
11 12 (4.74%) CRM
11 12 (4.74%) SAP Implementation
12 11 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.35%) Schematic Capture
13 10 (3.95%) Information Management
13 10 (3.95%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.55%) C#
2 48 (18.97%) C++
3 28 (11.07%) Python
4 20 (7.91%) C
5 19 (7.51%) Java
5 19 (7.51%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.53%) VB
7 10 (3.95%) Embedded C
8 9 (3.56%) SQL
9 6 (2.37%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.98%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.98%) PHP
10 5 (1.98%) VC++
11 4 (1.58%) ABAP
12 3 (1.19%) Delphi
12 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.79%) COBOL
14 1 (0.40%) Fortran
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (28.46%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) HNC
3 12 (4.74%) HND
4 9 (3.56%) PhD
5 8 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.79%) MCSA
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) QA
2 6 (2.37%) ISO 13485
2 6 (2.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (4.35%) Firmware
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (9.49%) Microsoft
1 24 (9.49%) SAP
2 12 (4.74%) Autodesk
3 10 (3.95%) Adobe
4 6 (2.37%) EMC
4 6 (2.37%) ESRI
4 6 (2.37%) Siemens
4 6 (2.37%) Twitter
5 4 (1.58%) Epicor
5 4 (1.58%) Google
5 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.19%) Cisco
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle
6 3 (1.19%) Vectorworks
7 2 (0.79%) Atmel
7 2 (0.79%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) Openreach
7 2 (0.79%) Unisys
7 2 (0.79%) Virgin Media