Period
to 29 February 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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 991 1108 1184
Rank change year-on-year +117 +76 -13
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 18 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.069% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 15
UK median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,275 £36,750
90th Percentile £50,375 £60,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.12% -5.56% -

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 9,527 13,002 15,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.80% 8.60% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,542 9,715 12,011
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 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 +125 18 £36,500 -14.12% 4
England +108 13 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England - 9 £42,500 -
Scotland - 5 £30,000 - 3
North of England - 2 £36,500 -
South West +38 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +34 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
North West - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 16 (88.89%) Electronics
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (77.78%) Xilinx
3 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 13 (72.22%) Altera
4 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
4 13 (72.22%) Degree
4 13 (72.22%) Line Management
4 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (72.22%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (72.22%) MATLAB
4 13 (72.22%) Firmware
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Flash
7 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) Military

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 2 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) PTC Creo
2 1 (5.56%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (88.89%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Firmware Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Graduate
4 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) VHDL Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Collaborative Working
1 13 (72.22%) Line Management
1 13 (72.22%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) CAD
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) PLM
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C
2 13 (72.22%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Xilinx
2 13 (72.22%) Altera
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Cadence
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) PTC