Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1172 1294
Rank change year-on-year +42 +122 -5
Permanent jobs citing CAE 68 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.024% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.027% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 13
UK median annual salary £42,795 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% -4.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,475 £30,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,212 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -4.47% +8.11% -29.52%

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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CAE in the UK

CAE
Top 8 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 19 November 2017. 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 +66 67 £42,795 +22.27% 3
UK excluding London +58 54 £38,212 -4.47% 1
East of England +45 32 £55,000 +37.50%
South East +56 17 £38,212 +36.47% 1
London +8 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Midlands +32 5 £40,000 -13.51%
West Midlands +15 4 £37,795 -16.01%
East Midlands +32 1 £40,000 -21.95%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 59 (86.76%) Degree
2 48 (70.59%) Windows
3 47 (69.12%) CAD
4 44 (64.71%) Computer Science
5 42 (61.76%) Algorithms
5 42 (61.76%) Linux
6 41 (60.29%) C++
6 41 (60.29%) Software Engineering
7 40 (58.82%) Mathematics
7 40 (58.82%) Java
8 39 (57.35%) Physics
9 37 (54.41%) 3D Printing
10 31 (45.59%) C
11 29 (42.65%) Apache Axis
11 29 (42.65%) Content Writing
12 24 (35.29%) C#
13 22 (32.35%) Python
13 22 (32.35%) Numerate Degree
14 12 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
14 12 (17.65%) Games
14 12 (17.65%) PLM
15 10 (14.71%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (14.71%) Electronics
15 10 (14.71%) PhD
15 10 (14.71%) OOP
15 10 (14.71%) OO
15 10 (14.71%) OOD
15 10 (14.71%) Fortran
15 10 (14.71%) OpenGL
15 10 (14.71%) MFC

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Apache
1 3 (4.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) AutoCAD
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.35%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.47%) Abaqus
3 1 (1.47%) CATIA
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.47%) ProjectWise
3 1 (1.47%) Revit
3 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.47%) Power BI
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) CANoe
General
1 12 (17.65%) Games
2 10 (14.71%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 39 (57.35%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (45.59%) Developer
3 31 (45.59%) Software Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C Software Engineer
4 29 (42.65%) C/C++ Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 29 (42.65%) C++ Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C++ Software Developer
4 29 (42.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 18 (26.47%) Principal Engineer
6 17 (25.00%) Principal Developer
6 17 (25.00%) Principal Software Developer
6 17 (25.00%) Principal Software Engineer
7 12 (17.65%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Graduate Software Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) Apache Axis
2 10 (14.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (14.71%) MFC
2 10 (14.71%) OpenGL
2 10 (14.71%) Qt
2 10 (14.71%) STL
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) CSS3
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.94%) Node.js
4 2 (2.94%) React
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (64.71%) Computer Science
2 42 (61.76%) Algorithms
3 37 (54.41%) 3D Printing
4 10 (14.71%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (10.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (10.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) CAD
2 41 (60.29%) Software Engineering
3 40 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 39 (57.35%) Physics
5 29 (42.65%) Content Writing
6 12 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
6 12 (17.65%) PLM
7 10 (14.71%) OO
7 10 (14.71%) OOD
7 10 (14.71%) OOP
8 9 (13.24%) Document Management
8 9 (13.24%) Finite Element Analysis
9 8 (11.76%) PDM
10 6 (8.82%) Video Processing
11 2 (2.94%) Coaching
11 2 (2.94%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.94%) Parallel Processing
11 2 (2.94%) Project Management
11 2 (2.94%) Validation
11 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) C++
2 40 (58.82%) Java
3 31 (45.59%) C
4 24 (35.29%) C#
5 22 (32.35%) Python
6 10 (14.71%) Fortran
7 3 (4.41%) SQL
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (86.76%) Degree
2 22 (32.35%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (14.71%) PhD
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) ANSYS
2 5 (7.35%) PTC
3 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.47%) EMC
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle