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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 933 954
Rank change year-on-year +95 +21  
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 14 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 15
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +18.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +29.87% +18.46%  

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 11141 14844 16441
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.03% 14.19% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9197 12115 13263
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 14 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 30 March 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 +73 14 £50,000 +29.87% 5
South East +63 10 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Sussex - 9 £45,000 - 3
Gatwick - 9 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £50,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Tring - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (79.41%) Electronics
2 18 (52.94%) Schematic Capture
3 17 (50.00%) EMC
4 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (29.41%) VHDL
4 10 (29.41%) Cadence
4 10 (29.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (26.47%) C
6 7 (20.59%) Contactless
6 7 (20.59%) RFID
6 7 (20.59%) CPLD
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) NFC
7 6 (17.65%) C++
7 6 (17.65%) Firmware
8 5 (14.71%) CAD
9 3 (8.82%) Power Management
9 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
9 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) Time Management
9 3 (8.82%) Xilinx
10 2 (5.88%) Altera
10 2 (5.88%) Atmel
10 2 (5.88%) Scilab
10 2 (5.88%) PDM
10 2 (5.88%) Verilog
10 2 (5.88%) VRML
10 2 (5.88%) Simulink
10 2 (5.88%) Java

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 (5.88%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) NFC
1 7 (20.59%) RFID
General
1 27 (79.41%) Electronics
2 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) Design Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) PCB Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) PCB Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Scilab
1 2 (5.88%) VRML
2 1 (2.94%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (29.41%) VHDL
2 7 (20.59%) Contactless
2 7 (20.59%) CPLD
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.88%) Verilog
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (14.71%) CAD
3 3 (8.82%) Power Management
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) PDM
5 1 (2.94%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C
2 6 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
3 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) EMC
2 10 (29.41%) Cadence
3 3 (8.82%) Xilinx
4 2 (5.88%) Altera
4 2 (5.88%) Atmel
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago