Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 674 1056 1159
Rank change year-on-year +382 +103 +38
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 6 7 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.063% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -2.86% -2.78%

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 2,976 11,080 14,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 8.14% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,388 8,727 11,064
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,300 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -2.86% +2.94%

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 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 5 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 20 October 2020. 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 +299 6 £42,500 - 3
England +366 3 £42,500 - 2
Scotland - 3 - - 1
South West +119 2 £42,500 - 1
East of England +134 1 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT jobs citing OrCAD 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 OrCAD.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) VHDL
3 4 (66.67%) LabVIEW
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Verilog
5 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
5 2 (33.33%) Tcl
6 1 (16.67%) Deadline-Driven
6 1 (16.67%) Minitab
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) 5G
6 1 (16.67%) Skype
6 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (16.67%) JTAG
6 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 5G
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) PCB Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (83.33%) VHDL
2 2 (33.33%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
1 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Deadline-Driven
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Tcl
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Minitab