What do CAD professionals really want?

To find out what matters most to CAD professionals when it comes to their employment we surveyed over 1,000 CAD staff in the UK.

We asked 15 questions on their situation and job satisfaction to find out which factors are the most important. A bigger salary? More holidays? Or more responsibility?

- Salary -

Salary has been the deciding factor for candidates since we started running our Employment Survey in 2012. 84% of CAD staff said salary is a key motivator for changing to a new job role.

- Deciding factors -

With all the changes the world has seen as a result of Covid, what are the deciding factors for candidates now when looking for a new role?

- Job security -

How secure do you feel in your current role? We have added this section to track how the industry is feeling in the face of the Covid 19 pandemic. 

- COVID 19 -

A massive 70.8% claim COVID 19 is damaging their prospects. Recruitment freezes, projects on hold and delays in finishing education have all made 2020 a year the industry would like to forget.

- Software -

Salary has been the deciding factor for candidates since we started running our Employment Survey in 2012. 84% of CAD staff said salary is a key motivator for changing to a new job role.

- Location -

Much like in previous years, over 50% of respondents work in the southern part of the United Kingdom. London again takes the lead here, with 27.1% of those surveyed working in England’s capital.

- Age -

Much like in previous years, over 50% of respondents work in the southern part of the United Kingdom. London again takes the lead here, with 27.1% of those surveyed working in England’s capital.

- Job seniority -

Salary has been the deciding factor for candidates since we started running our Employment Survey in 2012. 84% of CAD staff said salary is a key motivator for changing to a new job role.

- Job appreciation -

Much like in previous years, over 50% of respondents work in the southern part of the United Kingdom. London again takes the lead here, with 27.1% of those surveyed working in England’s capital.

- Stress at work -

Much like in previous years, over 50% of respondents work in the southern part of the United Kingdom. London again takes the lead here, with 27.1% of those surveyed working in England’s capital.

- Training -

Have you been offered training for the CAD software you use?

- Software -

Would you job be made easier using other CAD software?

- Brexit -

Has Brexit negatively affected your employment options?

- Reward -

Have you been offered training for the CAD software you use?

- Progression-

Would you job be made easier using other CAD software?

- How can CADagency help -

Whether you are looking for a new role or have a vacancy to fill, we can help.

Call us: 01245 790233

Email: office@cadagency.co.uk

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