Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OrCAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OrCAD over the 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 1236 1296
Rank change year-on-year +72 +60 +12
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 17 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 0.075% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 15
UK median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -22.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +11.11%

OrCAD is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15277 17343 21910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.62% 8.94% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11804 14246 17476
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% -1.52% +1.54%

OrCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OrCAD over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 8 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 19 September 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 +68 17 £45,000 +20.00% 3
UK excluding London +53 15 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South East +75 8 £45,000 +9.09% 1
South West +2 4 £50,000 +42.86% 2
East of England +13 2 £47,500 +18.75%
London - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing OrCAD 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 OrCAD.

1 14 (82.35%) Electronics
2 8 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) VHDL
5 4 (23.53%) Cadence
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) CAD
6 3 (17.65%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (11.76%) FPGA Design
8 1 (5.88%) Legal
8 1 (5.88%) PLM
8 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) CAN bus
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) CMMI
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.88%) C++

OrCAD
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 1 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) RS-232
General
1 14 (82.35%) Electronics
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Design Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (23.53%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.88%) CPLD
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) CAD
1 3 (17.65%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (11.76%) FPGA Design
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) PLM
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 4 (23.53%) Cadence
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics