Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1147 1269
Rank change year-on-year +8 +122 +14
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 18 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.17% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 15
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £36,875 £30,000 £32,900
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -9.09% +35.38%

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 14,818 15,199 20,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.56% 8.55% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,647 12,449 16,202
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +1.54%

OrCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OrCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OrCAD over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +9 18 £47,500 +18.75% 10
England +2 18 £47,500 +18.75% 11
South East +14 7 £40,000 -15.79% 2
South West +8 5 £50,000 +29.87% 6
East of England +20 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands +23 2 £48,125 +60.42%
Midlands +14 2 £48,125 +60.42% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 15 (83.33%) Electronics
2 10 (55.56%) EMC
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) Assembly Language
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
6 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
8 3 (16.67%) VHDL
8 3 (16.67%) Cadence
8 3 (16.67%) CAD
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Broadband
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
9 2 (11.11%) Automotive
9 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design
9 2 (11.11%) CAN bus
9 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) NFC
10 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.56%) Xilinx

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 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
1 2 (11.11%) NFC
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) RS-232
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 15 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) PCB Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) PCB Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) RF Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) RF Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (11.11%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) CAD
2 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) CMMI
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) PLM
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) EMC
2 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (16.67%) Cadence
4 1 (5.56%) Altera
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Xilinx