Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 292 290
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing CAD 22 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 44
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.10% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,212 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.68% -4.47% +6.67%

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 7,651 9,134 10,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.77% 91.03% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,820 7,433 8,258
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +38 6 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Birmingham -1 4 £38,000 +52.00% 18
Staffordshire +24 3 £55,000 - 8
Worcestershire +16 2 £39,750 +26.19% 5
Coventry +7 2 £28,750 -52.08% 4
Solihull - 2 £50,750 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 1 £27,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 £35,000 - 2
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Automotive
3 5 (22.73%) HNC
3 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (18.18%) HND
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.64%) Houdini
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Maya
5 3 (13.64%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (13.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) PTC Creo
6 2 (9.09%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (9.09%) Electronics
6 2 (9.09%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (4.55%) Java 8
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Robotics

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 3 (13.64%) AutoCAD
1 3 (13.64%) Houdini
1 3 (13.64%) Maya
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) PTC Creo
2 2 (9.09%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.55%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (4.55%) EPLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (4.55%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) EDMS
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CANoe
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Automotive
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Artist
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) CAD Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3D CAD Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CAD Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CAD Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Sales Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.55%) Swing
2 1 (4.55%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.64%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (9.09%) Finite Element Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Project Management
1 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (4.55%) Data Management
2 1 (4.55%) Logistics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.55%) PLM
2 1 (4.55%) Power Management
2 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
2 1 (4.55%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Java 8
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) HNC
2 4 (18.18%) HND
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) PTC
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow