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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 188 237 206
Rank change year-on-year +49 -31  
Permanent jobs citing CAD 27 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 8
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £18,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  

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 4245 5431 4301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.90% 88.25% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3454 4378 3596
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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
Worcestershire -3 6 £30,000 +87.50% 1
Coventry +18 4 £31,250 +36.61% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham +18 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Walsall - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire +28 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Shropshire - 1 £57,500 -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 19 (35.19%) HND
3 18 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 14 (25.93%) Electronics
5 10 (18.52%) HNC
6 9 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
6 9 (16.67%) Autodesk Inventor
7 8 (14.81%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (12.96%) Automotive
8 7 (12.96%) Schematic Capture
9 6 (11.11%) Prototyping
9 6 (11.11%) Virtual Team
9 6 (11.11%) Presales
9 6 (11.11%) Digital Signage
9 6 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 6 (11.11%) MS Project
10 5 (9.26%) C++
10 5 (9.26%) PTC Creo
11 4 (7.41%) C
11 4 (7.41%) Windows
11 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
11 4 (7.41%) EMC
11 4 (7.41%) Firmware
12 3 (5.56%) Project Management
12 3 (5.56%) Autodesk
12 3 (5.56%) C#
12 3 (5.56%) Industrial Design
12 3 (5.56%) Pro/ENGINEER

CAD
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Autodesk Inventor
2 8 (14.81%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (11.11%) MS Project
3 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.26%) PTC Creo
5 3 (5.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (5.56%) Siemens NX
6 2 (3.70%) AutoCAD
6 2 (3.70%) Windchill
7 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.85%) MS Office
7 1 (1.85%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.70%) RS-232
2 2 (3.70%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (25.93%) Electronics
3 7 (12.96%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Design Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Mechanical Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) PCB Design Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) PCB Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior PCB Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Product Design Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Product Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Electrical Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Product Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) DirectX
1 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Digital Signage
1 6 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) ASIC
3 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.70%) Verilog
3 2 (3.70%) VHDL
4 1 (1.85%) CCTV
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (12.96%) Schematic Capture
3 6 (11.11%) Finite Element Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Presales
3 6 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 3 (5.56%) Business Development
4 3 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (5.56%) Industrial Design
4 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) CAE
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.85%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C++
2 4 (7.41%) C
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 19 (35.19%) HND
3 10 (18.52%) HNC
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) EMC
2 3 (5.56%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.70%) ANSYS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (1.85%) PTC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago