Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 838 936 1122
Rank change year-on-year +98 +186 +71
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 14 19 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.23% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 5
10th Percentile " " £31,200
25th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +30.14% -14.12% -5.56%
75th Percentile £55,750 £50,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £50,375 £57,890
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +45.21% -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 5,545 8,282 12,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.57% 7.53% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,991 6,519 9,312
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,850 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% +6.06%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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
England +143 12 £35,000 -17.65% 4
UK excluding London +84 11 £53,000 +45.21% 5
South East +75 6 - - 2
London - 3 £35,000 -
South West +15 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Scotland +6 2 £49,250 +64.17% 1
East of England +54 1 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (85.71%) Electronics
3 11 (78.57%) Cadence
4 10 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (64.29%) Degree
6 6 (42.86%) Physics
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) Nanotechnology
7 4 (28.57%) VHDL
8 3 (21.43%) Verilog
8 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
8 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
8 3 (21.43%) CAD
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Xilinx
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Acoustics
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising
10 1 (7.14%) Validation
10 1 (7.14%) Military
10 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
10 1 (7.14%) Automotive
10 1 (7.14%) ASIC
10 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) FlexRay
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (85.71%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) RF Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (28.57%) VHDL
3 3 (21.43%) Acoustics
3 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (21.43%) Verilog
4 1 (7.14%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (42.86%) Nanotechnology
2 6 (42.86%) Physics
3 3 (21.43%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) FMEA
4 1 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 26262
1 1 (7.14%) JTAG
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cadence
2 3 (21.43%) Xilinx
3 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics