Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring OrCAD skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited OrCAD over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 822 836 1274
Rank change year-on-year +14 +438 -260
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 32 53 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.065% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.77% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 6
10th Percentile £37,500 - £53,125
25th Percentile £42,188 - £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +13.04% +12.75%
75th Percentile £62,500 £85,000 £61,250
90th Percentile - - £64,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +13.04% +12.75%

All Software Application Skills
UK

OrCAD falls under the Software Applications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring software application skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9,132 6,888 16,022
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.93% 8.44% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,575 4,315 7,648
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £29,000 £30,625 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,144 £44,388 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.56% -1.36% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,300 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

OrCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OrCAD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OrCAD.

Salary trend for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OrCAD over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OrCAD within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -4 31 £52,500 -19.23% 9
UK excluding London -44 31 £52,500 -19.23% 10
Work from Home +35 22 £52,500 -19.23% 2
South East +4 16 £52,500 -38.24% 5
East Midlands - 9 £60,000 -
Midlands - 9 £60,000 -
South West -13 5 £40,000 -52.94% 2
London - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

OrCAD
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Ethernet
2 6 (18.75%) 4G
2 6 (18.75%) Modbus
2 6 (18.75%) RS-232
2 6 (18.75%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) 3G
3 4 (12.50%) GPRS
4 2 (6.25%) 5G
4 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 2 (6.25%) LoRaWAN
4 2 (6.25%) MQTT
4 2 (6.25%) RS-485
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) LabVIEW
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (37.50%) Electronics
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
3 7 (21.88%) Public Sector
3 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
5 4 (12.50%) Aviation
5 4 (12.50%) Military
6 2 (6.25%) Avionics
6 2 (6.25%) Social Skills
7 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Senior
2 14 (43.75%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) Hardware Engineer
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Embedded Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Flash
2 2 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) IoT
2 13 (40.63%) FPGA
3 12 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (25.00%) PCIe
5 6 (18.75%) NB-IoT
6 4 (12.50%) Analogue Electronics
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (12.50%) ARM Cortex
7 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.25%) VHDL
8 1 (3.13%) SystemC
8 1 (3.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
1 13 (40.63%) Schematic Capture
1 13 (40.63%) Validation
2 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
5 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (15.63%) CAD
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Commercialisation
7 4 (12.50%) FPGA Design
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
7 4 (12.50%) Physics
7 4 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Design for Manufacturing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) IEC 61131
1 4 (12.50%) JTAG
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Firmware
2 12 (37.50%) Embedded Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) EMC
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Atmel
4 2 (6.25%) Freescale
5 1 (3.13%) Altera
5 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Cadence
5 1 (3.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (3.13%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) NCR