Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 284 293
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing CAD 31 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.52% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 21
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,950 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £38,212 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.47% +6.67% +8.70%

CAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8953 10196 9559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.92% 89.21% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7236 7971 7905
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the West Midlands

CAD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CAD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CAD in the West Midlands

CAD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CAD in the West Midlands

CAD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +17 11 £25,000 -28.57%
Coventry -1 9 £60,000 +60.00%
Warwickshire -7 5 £50,000 +81.82%
Staffordshire +14 2 - - 2
Worcestershire -2 2 £31,500 -13.10% 1
Shropshire -2 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CAD.

1 21 (67.74%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
2 12 (38.71%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
3 11 (35.48%) Physics
3 11 (35.48%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 11 (35.48%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
4 7 (22.58%) Electronics
4 7 (22.58%) Cadence
5 6 (19.35%) Atmel
5 6 (19.35%) xDSL
5 6 (19.35%) ADSL2+
5 6 (19.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 6 (19.35%) Subversion
5 6 (19.35%) VDSL
5 6 (19.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (19.35%) Broadband
5 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.90%) HND
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) AutoCAD
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (6.45%) Automotive

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) AutoCAD
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (3.23%) CATIA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Revit
3 1 (3.23%) Simulink
3 1 (3.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ADSL2+
1 6 (19.35%) Broadband
1 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
1 6 (19.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (19.35%) VDSL
1 6 (19.35%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) CANoe
General
1 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
2 7 (22.58%) Electronics
3 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Software Developer
1 11 (35.48%) C++ Developer
1 11 (35.48%) C++ Software Developer
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
1 11 (35.48%) Software Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Graduate
3 7 (22.58%) Design Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Graduate Software Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior
3 7 (22.58%) Junior .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior .NET Software Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior C++ Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
1 11 (35.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
2 11 (35.48%) Physics
3 2 (6.45%) CAE
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (3.23%) Coaching
4 1 (3.23%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) PLM
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cadence
1 7 (22.58%) EMC
2 6 (19.35%) Atmel
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.23%) NEC