Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 996 695 1089
Rank change year-on-year -301 +394 +82
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 12 7 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.23% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
10th Percentile £47,000 " "
25th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £54,000 £49,375 £51,250
90th Percentile £54,200 £52,750 £70,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -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 9,783 3,058 11,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.13% 6.13% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,973 2,434 9,123
10th Percentile £25,187 £26,194 £22,300
25th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.56% +20.00% -2.60%
75th Percentile £59,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -1.28% +15.56% -3.57%

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
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 19 September 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
UK excluding London -225 12 £51,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland -88 7 £51,000 -
England -293 5 £50,000 +17.65% 6
South East - 5 £50,000 - 2
Work from Home - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Nanotechnology
5 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Cadence
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Physics
6 2 (16.67%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) CAD
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) VHDL
6 2 (16.67%) Verilog
6 2 (16.67%) Analogue Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (8.33%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) GitHub

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 (8.33%) GitHub
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 3 (25.00%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) RF Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (16.67%) Analogue Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Verilog
2 2 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Nanotechnology
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cadence