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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 911 970
Rank change year-on-year +64 +59  
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.074% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -23.80%  

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

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7425 9476 10846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.74% 9.51% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5891 7728 8485
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,475
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  

OrCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OrCAD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East +73 8 £45,000 - 2
Gatwick - 8 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £45,000 -
London - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +4 1 £35,000 -
South West 0 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cheltenham - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (96.00%) Electronics
2 8 (32.00%) Cadence
2 8 (32.00%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) Firmware
4 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (24.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 5 (20.00%) CAD
6 4 (16.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) VHDL
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.00%) Power Management
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) CPLD
8 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (4.00%) RFID
9 1 (4.00%) Xilinx
9 1 (4.00%) Contactless
9 1 (4.00%) FPGA Design
9 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.00%) Mathcad
9 1 (4.00%) HEVC
9 1 (4.00%) NFC

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 (4.00%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
1 1 (4.00%) RFID
General
1 24 (96.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Design Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) PCB Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (16.00%) VHDL
3 3 (12.00%) CPLD
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (20.00%) CAD
3 3 (12.00%) Power Management
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cadence
2 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 52.5k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago