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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK
Rank 843 936 958
Rank change year-on-year +93 +22  
Permanent jobs citing CAE 22 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,591 £54,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  

CAE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74701 90545 91461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.48% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61327 74932 73985
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

CAE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CAE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 16 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +125 22 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South East - 9 £30,000 -
London - 6 £35,000 - 1
West End of London - 6 £35,000 - 1
Horsham - 6 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £40,591 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
North West -24 2 £40,000 -
Manchester -25 2 £40,000 -
East of England +24 1 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Cambridge +9 1 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,591 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -

CAE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 14 (38.89%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) C++
3 14 (38.89%) Finite Element Analysis
3 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 13 (36.11%) Mathematics
4 13 (36.11%) Algorithms
4 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 13 (36.11%) Python
5 12 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) Fortran
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) CAD
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) PhD
8 7 (19.44%) OpenGL
8 7 (19.44%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (19.44%) Physics
8 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
9 6 (16.67%) Qt
9 6 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
9 6 (16.67%) 3D Printing
9 6 (16.67%) Games
9 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.67%) OOD

CAE
Top Related 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 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) PTC Creo
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (5.56%) Siemens NX
5 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 4 (11.11%) Avionics
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Finance
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.33%) CAD Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) OpenGL
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (16.67%) ATL
2 6 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (16.67%) COM
2 6 (16.67%) MFC
2 6 (16.67%) Qt
2 6 (16.67%) STL
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Axis
4 1 (2.78%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 13 (36.11%) Algorithms
3 7 (19.44%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (16.67%) 3D Printing
4 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) PMI
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Finite Element Analysis
3 13 (36.11%) Mathematics
4 12 (33.33%) OO
5 11 (30.56%) CAD
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Physics
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.67%) OOD
8 6 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (13.89%) Document Management
10 3 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) PLM
10 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
11 2 (5.56%) 3D Visualisation
11 2 (5.56%) Change Control
11 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.56%) Product Management
11 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C#
1 14 (38.89%) C++
2 13 (36.11%) Python
3 12 (33.33%) Fortran
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) PhD
3 5 (13.89%) HND
4 4 (11.11%) HNC
5 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PMP
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.78%) ANSYS
3 1 (2.78%) Avaya
3 1 (2.78%) PTC
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
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