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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 394 447 461
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 711 647 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.46% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 521 529 390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
48711 53054 47410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.61% 44.25% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38601 41442 37775
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 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 2 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 +55 681 £40,000 - 177
London +84 184 £57,500 +4.54% 23
South East +43 152 £45,000 +9.09% 52
West Midlands -34 116 £40,000 - 27
East of England +3 84 £37,500 -11.76% 24
Surrey +48 62 £50,000 -13.04% 11
East Midlands +44 52 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Cambridgeshire +45 48 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire -21 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Derbyshire +34 40 £38,750 - 6
Derby +33 40 £38,750 - 6
North West -56 32 £37,500 - 9
Berkshire +2 31 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West -6 28 £37,500 +11.94% 15
Walton-on-Thames - 27 £55,000 -
Essex -15 26 £39,000 -2.50% 14
Coventry -26 26 £47,500 +15.85% 7
Birmingham -4 25 £40,000 -13.97% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 22 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Hampshire +5 21 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Leamington Spa +2 21 £87,500 +12.90%
Manchester -6 20 £37,500 -3.22% 7
Cambridge +19 19 £37,500 -6.25% 4
City of London +60 18 £70,000 - 3
Worcestershire +5 17 £37,000 +29.82% 3
Reading -2 17 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Oxfordshire +18 14 £42,500 +30.76% 12
Yorkshire +10 13 £38,500 -14.44% 12
Waterlooville -2 12 - -
Redditch - 11 £40,000 - 2

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 353 (25.75%) Degree
2 323 (23.56%) C++
3 302 (22.03%) Finance
4 287 (20.93%) C#
5 270 (19.69%) Software Engineering
6 253 (18.45%) C
7 245 (17.87%) Windows
8 243 (17.72%) Manufacturing
9 235 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 231 (16.85%) Java
11 225 (16.41%) .NET
12 217 (15.83%) HTML
13 197 (14.37%) JavaScript
14 189 (13.79%) SQL Server
15 177 (12.91%) Aerospace
16 173 (12.62%) SQL
17 161 (11.74%) Linux
18 159 (11.60%) CSS
19 149 (10.87%) OO
20 147 (10.72%) Microsoft
21 142 (10.36%) Marketing
22 139 (10.14%) Electronics
23 135 (9.85%) ASP.NET
24 126 (9.19%) SAP
25 123 (8.97%) UML
25 123 (8.97%) Project Management
26 117 (8.53%) MVC
27 116 (8.46%) Computer Science
28 110 (8.02%) QA
28 110 (8.02%) OOP

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (4.81%) IIS
2 63 (4.60%) Apache Solr
3 52 (3.79%) nginx
3 52 (3.79%) Node.js
4 32 (2.33%) Apache
4 32 (2.33%) CMS
5 26 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.46%) JBoss
8 17 (1.24%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.17%) WordPress
10 14 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.73%) SAS
13 9 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.36%) MTS
16 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 84 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 41 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 40 (2.92%) Simulink
5 30 (2.19%) TargetLink
6 23 (1.68%) MS Office
7 22 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
9 12 (0.88%) AutoCAD
10 10 (0.73%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.58%) MS Project
12 7 (0.51%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.44%) CATIA
14 5 (0.36%) PTC Creo
14 5 (0.36%) Solid Edge
15 4 (0.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 4 (0.29%) SPSS
16 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 42 (3.06%) SAP SCM
2 24 (1.75%) SAP SD
3 22 (1.60%) SAP LE
4 19 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 14 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 14 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (1.02%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.95%) SAP MM
6 13 (0.95%) SAP HR
7 10 (0.73%) SAP PP
8 6 (0.44%) SAP WM
8 6 (0.44%) Teamcenter
9 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.36%) SAP APO
9 5 (0.36%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.29%) ENOVIA
11 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.22%) Tridion
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.70%) GitHub
3 30 (2.19%) PaaS
4 29 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.12%) IaaS
5 26 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.02%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.29%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.073%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.073%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.19%) Profibus
2 26 (1.90%) Wireless
3 24 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 23 (1.68%) Firewall
5 18 (1.31%) Internet
6 17 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.24%) Bluetooth
7 14 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.88%) VoIP
8 12 (0.88%) HTTP
9 10 (0.73%) GSM
10 8 (0.58%) LAN
10 8 (0.58%) UMTS
10 8 (0.58%) GPRS
10 8 (0.58%) WLAN
10 8 (0.58%) NFC
10 8 (0.58%) DVB
10 8 (0.58%) Modbus
11 7 (0.51%) WAN
12 6 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.96%) MongoDB
3 50 (3.65%) MySQL
4 40 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 34 (2.48%) Big Data
6 30 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.80%) MS Access
15 10 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.73%) Redis
16 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 99 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 76 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 65 (4.74%) Subversion
4 53 (3.87%) TeamCity
5 33 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 32 (2.33%) Selenium
7 31 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.97%) NUnit
10 26 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 26 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (1.90%) PhantomJS
11 24 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (1.39%) JUnit
13 16 (1.17%) CANoe
14 13 (0.95%) VectorCAST
14 13 (0.95%) Axure RP
14 13 (0.95%) Maven
15 11 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
16 10 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 302 (22.03%) Finance
2 243 (17.72%) Manufacturing
3 177 (12.91%) Aerospace
4 142 (10.36%) Marketing
5 139 (10.14%) Electronics
6 98 (7.15%) Retail
7 97 (7.08%) Telecoms
8 70 (5.11%) Publishing
9 39 (2.84%) Banking
10 26 (1.90%) Games
11 23 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.53%) German Language
13 17 (1.24%) Retail Banking
14 15 (1.09%) Advertising
15 13 (0.95%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.80%) Legal
17 9 (0.66%) Military
18 8 (0.58%) French Language
19 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
20 4 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 426 (31.07%) Developer
2 157 (11.45%) Software Developer
3 146 (10.65%) Software Engineer
4 123 (8.97%) Senior Developer
5 102 (7.44%) Analyst
6 92 (6.71%) Architect
7 87 (6.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 78 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 75 (5.47%) Consultant
10 63 (4.60%) Design Engineer
11 62 (4.52%) Project Manager
12 61 (4.45%) Java Developer
13 60 (4.38%) C++ Developer
14 54 (3.94%) Business Analyst
15 49 (3.57%) Designer
16 46 (3.36%) Web Developer
16 46 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
17 45 (3.28%) C# Developer
18 43 (3.14%) C++ Software Developer
19 42 (3.06%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (16.41%) .NET
2 217 (15.83%) HTML
3 159 (11.60%) CSS
4 135 (9.85%) ASP.NET
5 100 (7.29%) XML
6 87 (6.35%) jQuery
6 87 (6.35%) HTML5
7 62 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (4.38%) CSS3
9 59 (4.30%) .NET Framework
10 50 (3.65%) REST
11 49 (3.57%) Web Services
12 41 (2.99%) J2EE
12 41 (2.99%) AngularJS
13 37 (2.70%) XML Schema
14 36 (2.63%) Lucene
14 36 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (2.55%) Ajax
16 29 (2.12%) Spring
17 27 (1.97%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.46%) Computer Science
2 106 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.69%) Blackberry
4 76 (5.54%) BBC
5 69 (5.03%) Telematics
6 60 (4.38%) Physics
7 58 (4.23%) User Experience
8 53 (3.87%) Mathematics
9 42 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
10 36 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 34 (2.48%) Management Information System
12 32 (2.33%) Algorithms
13 31 (2.26%) Data Centre
14 28 (2.04%) Device Driver
15 25 (1.82%) CAN bus
15 25 (1.82%) FMCG
16 24 (1.75%) Statistics
17 23 (1.68%) Digital Media
18 22 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (1.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 245 (17.87%) Windows
2 161 (11.74%) Linux
3 74 (5.40%) UNIX
4 54 (3.94%) Android
5 52 (3.79%) Debian
6 43 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 35 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.58%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.44%) HPUX
15 6 (0.44%) Solaris
16 4 (0.29%) Windows CE
17 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (19.69%) Software Engineering
2 235 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (10.87%) OO
4 123 (8.97%) UML
4 123 (8.97%) Project Management
5 117 (8.53%) MVC
6 110 (8.02%) OOP
7 97 (7.08%) SDLC
8 96 (7.00%) TDD
9 79 (5.76%) Content Management
9 79 (5.76%) Use Case
10 76 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (4.96%) Static Code Analysis
12 67 (4.89%) Software Architecture
12 67 (4.89%) Validation
12 67 (4.89%) Logistics
13 64 (4.67%) Scrum
13 64 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (4.60%) DevOps
15 58 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 323 (23.56%) C++
2 287 (20.93%) C#
3 253 (18.45%) C
4 231 (16.85%) Java
5 197 (14.37%) JavaScript
6 173 (12.62%) SQL
7 84 (6.13%) Embedded C
8 68 (4.96%) Embedded C++
9 54 (3.94%) Ruby
10 46 (3.36%) MATLAB
11 42 (3.06%) VB
12 39 (2.84%) Assembly Language
13 31 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.26%) COBOL
14 25 (1.82%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.68%) Perl
15 23 (1.68%) PHP
16 22 (1.60%) Python
17 21 (1.53%) Ada
18 20 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 353 (25.75%) Degree
2 41 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.04%) ISEB
4 19 (1.39%) MCSE
5 18 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.24%) HNC
7 15 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.95%) PMP
8 13 (0.95%) HND
8 13 (0.95%) MCSD
9 11 (0.80%) MCP
10 10 (0.73%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.66%) MBA
12 8 (0.58%) MCPD
12 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.51%) CISM
14 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.02%) QA
2 18 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (1.17%) SLA
4 12 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.51%) JTAG
5 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.22%) TickIT
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.073%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.073%) DO-254
9 1 (0.073%) DO-160
System Software
1 81 (5.91%) Firmware
2 44 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.63%) Varnish
4 26 (1.90%) KVM
4 26 (1.90%) GlusterFS
4 26 (1.90%) Samba
5 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.073%) vSphere
7 1 (0.073%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (2.26%) Puppet
2 29 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.90%) HAProxy
3 26 (1.90%) StatsD
3 26 (1.90%) logstash
3 26 (1.90%) Kibana
3 26 (1.90%) Graphite
3 26 (1.90%) ZABBIX
4 17 (1.24%) Legato
5 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.073%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.073%) Nagios
8 1 (0.073%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.073%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 147 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 126 (9.19%) SAP
3 100 (7.29%) Oracle
4 58 (4.23%) EMC
5 56 (4.08%) Cisco
6 36 (2.63%) New Relic
7 31 (2.26%) Juniper
8 30 (2.19%) Fujitsu
9 27 (1.97%) Dell
10 25 (1.82%) Adobe
10 25 (1.82%) Freescale
11 22 (1.60%) Google
12 21 (1.53%) NetApp
13 18 (1.31%) NEC
13 18 (1.31%) Mentor Graphics
13 18 (1.31%) Atmel
14 17 (1.24%) CommVault
15 16 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.17%) hybris
16 14 (1.02%) FatWire
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