Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 283 310
Rank change year-on-year +23 +27 -1
Permanent jobs citing CAD 36 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 30
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,750 £21,981
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +9.29%

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 8,170 9,112 10,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.22% 91.42% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,256 7,534 8,459
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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
Warwickshire +35 9 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Staffordshire +13 7 £55,000 +69.23% 5
Coventry -2 7 £22,500 -62.50% 1
Solihull - 5 £42,500 - 2
Birmingham -2 4 £35,250 +20.51% 9
Worcestershire +12 2 £39,750 +32.50% 4
Wolverhampton -10 1 £27,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 £35,000 - 1
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing CAD 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CAD.

1 15 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 14 (38.89%) C++
3 12 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
5 7 (19.44%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (19.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (19.44%) Maya
5 7 (19.44%) Houdini
5 7 (19.44%) Python
6 6 (16.67%) Autodesk
6 6 (16.67%) Automotive
6 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.89%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) OOP
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) HNC
8 4 (11.11%) HND
8 4 (11.11%) C
8 4 (11.11%) SLA
8 4 (11.11%) EDMS
8 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) GIS

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:

Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Houdini
1 7 (19.44%) Maya
2 4 (11.11%) ProjectWise
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (8.33%) PTC Creo
4 2 (5.56%) AutoCAD
4 2 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (2.78%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (2.78%) EPLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) EDMS
1 4 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) CANoe
General
1 15 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Automotive
3 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
5 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Artist
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) CAD Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) CAD Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (13.89%) OO
1 5 (13.89%) OOP
1 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) ITSM
2 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.78%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Logistics
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) PLM
4 1 (2.78%) Power Management
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.78%) Stress Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C++
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (13.89%) HNC
3 4 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Autodesk
2 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) PTC
5 1 (2.78%) EMC