Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CAE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAE over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1132 1104 1188
Rank change year-on-year -28 +84 +118
Permanent jobs citing CAE 16 77 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.048% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 73 48
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £29,650 £31,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £39,106 £39,000
% change year-on-year +15.07% +0.27% +14.71%

CAE 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 149,742 160,074 174,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,107 126,320 145,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

CAE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CAE in the UK

CAE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CAE in the UK

CAE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAE over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CAE in the UK

CAE
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAE within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
UK excluding London -28 15 £45,000 +15.07% 11
England -30 15 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East of England -4 9 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
North of England - 2 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands +28 1 £45,000 +10.86% 2
London +21 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Midlands +11 1 £45,000 +10.86% 3
South West -5 1 £26,500 -33.75%
South East -6 1 £45,000 +17.77% 1
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) CAD
3 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
3 10 (62.50%) Automotive
4 9 (56.25%) PLM
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) VB
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) Information Management
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Kanban
6 7 (43.75%) GitHub
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (43.75%) Angular 2
7 6 (37.50%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Time Management
9 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

CAE
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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Abaqus
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IPv4
1 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
1 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) CANoe
General
1 10 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 10 (62.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (43.75%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Sales Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Software Sales Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Angular 2
1 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) CAD
3 9 (56.25%) PLM
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (43.75%) Information Management
4 7 (43.75%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Delphi
3 1 (6.25%) Fortran
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ganglia
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Intel
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds