Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 256 301
Rank change year-on-year -41 +45 -19
Permanent jobs citing CAD 23 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.56% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 16
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £52,500 £55,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 8,702 9,314 9,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.26% 90.07% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,793 7,317 7,961
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Birmingham +10 9 £25,000 -23.08% 14
Coventry -12 9 £28,500 -15.56% 9
Staffordshire +15 2 - - 12
Worcestershire +7 1 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Warwickshire -1 1 £40,750 +48.18% 22
Solihull - 1 £37,500 - 7
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (69.57%) C++
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) C
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Physics
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (30.43%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) OOP
5 7 (30.43%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (8.70%) Automotive
6 2 (8.70%) HND
6 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) ProjectWise
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
7 1 (4.35%) MATLAB

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 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) ProjectWise
2 1 (4.35%) Revit
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
1 11 (47.83%) Software Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Graduate
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C++ Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C++ Software Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Junior
5 6 (26.09%) Junior Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Junior Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Junior C++ Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
1 8 (34.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) 3D Graphics
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
1 8 (34.78%) Physics
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) C
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) HND
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Autodesk
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) NEC
1 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow