Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cadence Design Systems OrCAD
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1180 1256
Rank change year-on-year +21 +76 +62
Permanent jobs citing OrCAD 30 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 20
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% -22.05%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,750 £28,625
90th Percentile £52,250 £52,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -22.05%

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 14,791 15,496 18,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.54% 8.72% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11,491 12,167 15,476
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +1.37%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% -

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for OrCAD in the UK

OrCAD
Top 8 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 23 July 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
England +38 28 £45,000 - 4
UK excluding London +6 28 £45,000 - 3
South East -8 16 £45,000 - 2
North of England - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
South West -5 4 £40,000 +14.29%
North East - 2 - -
East of England +13 1 £33,750 -32.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) Electronics
2 22 (73.33%) EMC
3 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 14 (46.67%) Schematic Capture
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 10 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (30.00%) Validation
8 8 (26.67%) Wireless
8 8 (26.67%) Firmware
8 8 (26.67%) NFC
8 8 (26.67%) System Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Automotive
10 6 (20.00%) C
10 6 (20.00%) C++
10 6 (20.00%) FPGA Design
11 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 5 (16.67%) CAD
12 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
12 4 (13.33%) ECSS
13 3 (10.00%) Xilinx
13 3 (10.00%) Avionics
13 3 (10.00%) Image Processing
13 3 (10.00%) DO-160
13 3 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
13 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
13 3 (10.00%) Wideband
13 3 (10.00%) RS-232
13 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
13 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (10.00%) Simulink
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) NFC
1 8 (26.67%) Wireless
2 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (10.00%) RS-232
3 3 (10.00%) Wideband
General
1 30 (100.00%) Electronics
2 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 7 (23.33%) Automotive
5 3 (10.00%) Avionics
6 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Design Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) PCB Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Electronics Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) CPLD
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (30.00%) Validation
3 8 (26.67%) System Testing
4 6 (20.00%) FPGA Design
5 5 (16.67%) CAD
5 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (10.00%) Image Processing
6 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
6 3 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.33%) FMEA
8 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
1 6 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ECSS
2 3 (10.00%) DO-160
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) EMC
2 3 (10.00%) Intel
2 3 (10.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Cadence