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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 221 218
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CAD 12 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 8
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% +29.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £13,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -21.42%  

CAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4558 5458 4965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.37% 88.69% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4225 4084
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CAD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +10 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Coventry -4 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Warwickshire +2 2 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +15 1 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham +13 1 £55,000 +168.29%
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
2 16 (41.03%) HND
3 9 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (17.95%) Electronics
4 7 (17.95%) Autodesk Inventor
5 6 (15.38%) Virtual Team
5 6 (15.38%) Digital Signage
5 6 (15.38%) Finite Element Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (15.38%) Presales
5 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (12.82%) EMC
6 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
6 5 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
7 4 (10.26%) Cadence
8 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.69%) Subversion
8 3 (7.69%) VDSL
8 3 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (7.69%) Broadband
8 3 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) C++
8 3 (7.69%) HNC
8 3 (7.69%) AutoCAD
8 3 (7.69%) Autodesk
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management

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 9 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (17.95%) Autodesk Inventor
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) AutoCAD
5 2 (5.13%) PTC Creo
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (2.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (2.56%) Siemens NX
6 1 (2.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.69%) ADSL2+
2 3 (7.69%) Broadband
2 3 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (7.69%) VDSL
2 3 (7.69%) xDSL
3 2 (5.13%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Design Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Product Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Product Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) DirectX
1 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Digital Signage
1 6 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 5 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) ASIC
3 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) Verilog
3 2 (5.13%) VHDL
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Finite Element Analysis
1 6 (15.38%) Presales
2 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
4 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Development
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
6 1 (2.56%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Industrial Design
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.56%) Physics
6 1 (2.56%) Product Management
6 1 (2.56%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C#
1 3 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (5.13%) C
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) HND
3 3 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) EMC
2 4 (10.26%) Cadence
3 3 (7.69%) Atmel
3 3 (7.69%) Autodesk
4 2 (5.13%) ANSYS
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Siemens
West Midlands
Online Resourcing
Salary: Salary negotiable plus car and broad ranging benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36,500 - 46,500
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago