Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 739 1023 1117
Rank change year-on-year +284 +94 +73
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 11 17 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.17% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 8
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.07% +7.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £63,150 £61,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.59% -10.53% -

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 3,801 10,025 13,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.11% 7.95% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,021 8,004 9,883
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 6 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 16 January 2021. 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 +283 8 £38,750 -13.89% 6
UK excluding London +205 7 £51,250 +20.59% 7
London - 4 £35,000 - 1
South West +82 3 £53,750 -38.92%
Scotland +46 3 £47,500 +58.33% 2
East of England +102 1 £55,000 +51.72% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 10 (90.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (81.82%) Electronics
3 8 (72.73%) VHDL
4 6 (54.55%) Cadence
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (45.45%) Verilog
6 4 (36.36%) Xilinx
6 4 (36.36%) Marketing
6 4 (36.36%) CAD
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
6 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Acoustics
6 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Advertising
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 2 (18.18%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) VBScript
8 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
8 1 (9.09%) Military
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
8 1 (9.09%) Automotive

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 5G
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) FlexRay
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (81.82%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (9.09%) Military
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PCB Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (72.73%) VHDL
3 5 (45.45%) Verilog
4 4 (36.36%) Acoustics
4 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (9.09%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) CAD
3 2 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) FMEA
4 1 (9.09%) FPGA Design
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Tcl
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cadence
2 4 (36.36%) Xilinx
3 2 (18.18%) Mentor Graphics