Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 770 1094 1164
Rank change year-on-year +324 +70 +33
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 7 10 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category 0.16% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £34,600 £38,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £59,020 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 4,357 11,715 14,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.77% 8.15% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,352 9,102 11,531
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +1.15%

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 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 7 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 10 August 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 +269 6 £42,500 - 7
England +333 5 £42,500 - 4
South West +112 2 £42,500 - 1
East of England +101 2 £50,000 +17.65%
North of England - 1 £34,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 7 (100.00%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (57.14%) LabVIEW
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) VHDL
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
5 2 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) Tcl
5 2 (28.57%) Firmware
5 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (28.57%) Verilog
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Minitab
6 1 (14.29%) NFC
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (14.29%) Simulink
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (14.29%) UML

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 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
1 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) NFC
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) Wideband
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (14.29%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PCB Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VHDL Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (42.86%) VHDL
3 2 (28.57%) Verilog
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) Deadline-Driven
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Tcl
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Altera
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Minitab
1 1 (14.29%) Xilinx