The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 381 437 479
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +42
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 725 658 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.28% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 550 521 366
Average salary £42,500 £41,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48899 51471 48067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.00% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38777 39905 37834
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automotive
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK.

Automotive Salary Trend in the UK

Automotive
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Automotive Salary Histogram in the UK

Automotive
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 698 £42,500 +2.40% 164
London +86 184 £55,000 - 22
South East +41 163 £45,000 +5.88% 35
West Midlands -28 128 £40,000 - 29
East of England -16 71 £37,500 -11.76% 22
Surrey +48 57 £50,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands +33 48 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Warwickshire -17 43 £56,500 +36.14% 3
North West -43 39 £37,500 - 11
Derby +32 37 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Derbyshire +22 37 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +33 35 £32,500 -21.21% 7
Coventry -17 35 £38,750 -5.48% 13
Berkshire +10 34 £50,000 +17.64% 4
South West -8 31 £37,500 - 25
Hampshire +10 30 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Birmingham +4 30 £38,750 -16.66% 1
Essex -11 28 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Manchester -7 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
City of London +37 24 £70,000 +27.27% 8
Leamington Spa +5 24 £90,000 +16.12%
Walton-on-Thames - 24 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 21 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Oxfordshire +22 19 £42,500 +9.67% 9
Worcestershire +3 14 £37,500 +32.74% 4
Reading +5 13 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Cambridge +9 12 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire +4 12 £37,259 -17.20% 4
Wiltshire +1 12 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Midlands -3 12 £82,500 +73.68%

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 351 (25.23%) Degree
2 324 (23.29%) C++
3 298 (21.42%) Finance
4 285 (20.49%) C#
5 271 (19.48%) Software Engineering
6 257 (18.48%) Manufacturing
7 249 (17.90%) C
8 244 (17.54%) Windows
9 233 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
10 225 (16.18%) .NET
11 211 (15.17%) Java
12 203 (14.59%) HTML
13 189 (13.59%) JavaScript
13 189 (13.59%) SQL Server
14 187 (13.44%) Aerospace
15 175 (12.58%) SQL
16 155 (11.14%) Linux
17 153 (11.00%) OO
18 147 (10.57%) Electronics
19 146 (10.50%) CSS
20 138 (9.92%) SAP
21 137 (9.85%) Microsoft
22 131 (9.42%) ASP.NET
23 126 (9.06%) MVC
24 122 (8.77%) Marketing
25 121 (8.70%) Computer Science
26 119 (8.55%) Project Management
27 117 (8.41%) UML
28 116 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
29 115 (8.27%) QA

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (4.67%) IIS
2 63 (4.53%) Apache Solr
3 54 (3.88%) Node.js
4 52 (3.74%) nginx
5 32 (2.30%) Apache
6 26 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (1.80%) CMS
8 17 (1.22%) WordPress
9 15 (1.08%) SAS
9 15 (1.08%) JBoss
10 12 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.36%) MTS
14 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 76 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 41 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 40 (2.88%) Simulink
5 31 (2.23%) TargetLink
6 28 (2.01%) MS Office
7 23 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
9 14 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
11 12 (0.86%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.72%) MS Project
13 10 (0.72%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.50%) SPSS
15 6 (0.43%) CATIA
16 5 (0.36%) Solid Edge
17 3 (0.22%) Stateflow
18 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
18 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (2.80%) SAP SCM
2 26 (1.87%) SAP SD
3 19 (1.37%) SAP ERP
4 16 (1.15%) SAP LE
5 14 (1.01%) SAP HR
5 14 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 14 (1.01%) SAP PP
5 14 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (1.01%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.72%) SAP MM
7 9 (0.65%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.29%) Unica
9 4 (0.29%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.29%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.22%) Tridion
10 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.66%) GitHub
3 30 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.08%) PaaS
5 28 (2.01%) IaaS
6 26 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.08%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.22%) SaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Office 365
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.072%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.072%) Heroku
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.16%) Profibus
2 25 (1.80%) Ethernet
2 25 (1.80%) Wireless
3 20 (1.44%) Firewall
4 18 (1.29%) Bluetooth
5 15 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.01%) Internet
7 12 (0.86%) VoIP
8 11 (0.79%) GSM
9 8 (0.58%) LAN
9 8 (0.58%) UMTS
9 8 (0.58%) GPRS
9 8 (0.58%) WLAN
9 8 (0.58%) DVB
9 8 (0.58%) NFC
9 8 (0.58%) Modbus
10 7 (0.50%) WAN
10 7 (0.50%) HTTP
11 6 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.67%) MongoDB
3 47 (3.38%) MySQL
4 35 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 34 (2.44%) Big Data
6 28 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.72%) Redis
12 10 (0.72%) MS Access
12 10 (0.72%) QlikView
13 9 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 75 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 57 (4.10%) Subversion
4 54 (3.88%) TeamCity
5 34 (2.44%) Selenium
6 29 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 28 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.01%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (1.87%) NUnit
9 26 (1.87%) Jasmine
9 26 (1.87%) PhantomJS
10 18 (1.29%) Axure RP
11 12 (0.86%) VectorCAST
11 12 (0.86%) CANoe
12 11 (0.79%) JUnit
13 10 (0.72%) MSTest
13 10 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
14 9 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 298 (21.42%) Finance
2 257 (18.48%) Manufacturing
3 187 (13.44%) Aerospace
4 147 (10.57%) Electronics
5 122 (8.77%) Marketing
6 109 (7.84%) Retail
7 88 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 66 (4.74%) Publishing
9 33 (2.37%) Banking
10 25 (1.80%) Games
11 24 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.44%) German Language
13 16 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 16 (1.15%) Advertising
14 13 (0.93%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.72%) Legal
15 10 (0.72%) French Language
16 9 (0.65%) Military
17 5 (0.36%) Avionics
18 4 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 403 (28.97%) Developer
2 163 (11.72%) Software Developer
3 151 (10.86%) Software Engineer
4 109 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 100 (7.19%) Architect
6 97 (6.97%) Analyst
7 87 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 78 (5.61%) Consultant
9 77 (5.54%) .NET Developer
10 70 (5.03%) Project Manager
11 67 (4.82%) Design Engineer
12 65 (4.67%) C++ Developer
13 56 (4.03%) Business Analyst
14 53 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
14 53 (3.81%) Java Developer
14 53 (3.81%) Designer
15 47 (3.38%) C++ Software Developer
16 43 (3.09%) C# Developer
16 43 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
17 42 (3.02%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (16.18%) .NET
2 203 (14.59%) HTML
3 146 (10.50%) CSS
4 131 (9.42%) ASP.NET
5 83 (5.97%) jQuery
6 82 (5.90%) XML
7 80 (5.75%) HTML5
8 67 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (4.03%) .NET Framework
10 51 (3.67%) CSS3
11 44 (3.16%) REST
12 42 (3.02%) AngularJS
13 41 (2.95%) Web Services
14 36 (2.59%) Lucene
14 36 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (2.52%) Ajax
15 35 (2.52%) J2EE
16 30 (2.16%) XML Schema
17 27 (1.94%) ServiceStack
18 26 (1.87%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 116 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.61%) Blackberry
4 76 (5.46%) BBC
5 65 (4.67%) Physics
6 64 (4.60%) Telematics
7 61 (4.39%) User Experience
8 57 (4.10%) Mathematics
9 40 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
10 39 (2.80%) Management Information System
11 36 (2.59%) Mobile App
12 35 (2.52%) Algorithms
13 32 (2.30%) FMCG
13 32 (2.30%) Data Centre
14 29 (2.08%) Social Media
15 27 (1.94%) Device Driver
16 26 (1.87%) CAN bus
17 24 (1.73%) Graphic Design
18 20 (1.44%) Statistics
19 19 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 244 (17.54%) Windows
2 155 (11.14%) Linux
3 67 (4.82%) UNIX
4 52 (3.74%) Debian
5 51 (3.67%) Android
6 35 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 30 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.58%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.43%) Solaris
16 5 (0.36%) HPUX
17 4 (0.29%) Windows CE
18 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (19.48%) Software Engineering
2 233 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (11.00%) OO
4 126 (9.06%) MVC
5 119 (8.55%) Project Management
6 117 (8.41%) UML
7 106 (7.62%) OOP
8 90 (6.47%) TDD
8 90 (6.47%) SDLC
9 80 (5.75%) Use Case
10 79 (5.68%) Content Management
11 78 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (4.89%) Validation
13 65 (4.67%) Logistics
14 63 (4.53%) DevOps
15 62 (4.46%) Software Architecture
15 62 (4.46%) Static Code Analysis
16 61 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 58 (4.17%) Scrum
18 56 (4.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 324 (23.29%) C++
2 285 (20.49%) C#
3 249 (17.90%) C
4 211 (15.17%) Java
5 189 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 175 (12.58%) SQL
7 84 (6.04%) Embedded C
8 63 (4.53%) Embedded C++
9 51 (3.67%) Ruby
10 45 (3.24%) MATLAB
11 39 (2.80%) Assembly Language
11 39 (2.80%) VB
12 27 (1.94%) PHP
13 26 (1.87%) COBOL
13 26 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.73%) Python
15 21 (1.51%) Perl
16 19 (1.37%) Ada
17 17 (1.22%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 351 (25.23%) Degree
2 37 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.30%) ISEB
4 20 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.37%) MCSE
6 18 (1.29%) HNC
7 15 (1.08%) PMP
8 14 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.01%) HND
9 11 (0.79%) MCP
10 9 (0.65%) MCSD
10 9 (0.65%) MBA
10 9 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.58%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.43%) CISM
14 5 (0.36%) MCTS
14 5 (0.36%) CISA
14 5 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (8.27%) QA
2 18 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.72%) SLA
5 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) JTAG
6 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.29%) TickIT
6 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) P3O
8 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.072%) DO-254
8 1 (0.072%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.072%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.072%) DO-160
System Software
1 79 (5.68%) Firmware
2 42 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.59%) Varnish
4 26 (1.87%) KVM
4 26 (1.87%) GlusterFS
4 26 (1.87%) Samba
5 7 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.072%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (2.44%) Puppet
2 27 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.87%) HAProxy
3 26 (1.87%) StatsD
3 26 (1.87%) logstash
3 26 (1.87%) Kibana
3 26 (1.87%) Graphite
3 26 (1.87%) ZABBIX
4 17 (1.22%) Legato
5 6 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.072%) Nagios
8 1 (0.072%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.072%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.072%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 138 (9.92%) SAP
2 137 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.47%) Oracle
4 58 (4.17%) EMC
5 52 (3.74%) Cisco
6 36 (2.59%) New Relic
7 31 (2.23%) Juniper
8 29 (2.08%) Fujitsu
9 27 (1.94%) Dell
10 24 (1.73%) Google
11 21 (1.51%) Freescale
12 20 (1.44%) NetApp
13 19 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.37%) Adobe
14 17 (1.22%) NEC
14 17 (1.22%) CommVault
14 17 (1.22%) Mentor Graphics
14 17 (1.22%) Atmel
15 15 (1.08%) IBM
16 14 (1.01%) Tableau
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens, International Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Solutions 4 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Solutions 4 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago