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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 403 461 495
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +34
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 673 570 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.12% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 530 427 320
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,300 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%

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
49526 51028 47860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 43.83% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39616 39285 37767
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +66 653 £42,500 - 172
South East +60 172 £45,000 - 42
London +49 164 £52,750 -4.09% 19
West Midlands -27 100 £40,000 -2.43% 25
East of England -18 60 £37,500 -7.69% 26
Surrey +39 56 £52,500 -4.54% 13
East Midlands +42 53 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Hampshire +40 42 £30,000 -17.24% 2
North West 0 42 £37,500 - 5
Coventry -2 40 £51,250 +25.00% 13
Berkshire +26 32 £55,000 +2.32% 4
South West -23 29 £37,500 - 35
City of London +46 28 £70,000 +75.00% 6
Derbyshire +11 28 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Derby +27 27 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Manchester -6 27 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Essex -6 27 £39,000 -2.50% 7
Cambridgeshire +25 25 £31,000 -22.50% 11
Birmingham +17 24 £38,000 -18.27% 3
Buckinghamshire -29 20 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Oxfordshire +16 19 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Nottinghamshire 0 19 £37,500 +31.57% 5
Warwickshire -24 19 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Yorkshire +11 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chelmsford -3 16 £41,250 -
Walton-on-Thames - 16 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire +10 15 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Esher - 13 £50,000 - 4
Wiltshire +9 12 £32,500 - 25
Waterlooville -2 12 - -

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 345 (25.84%) Degree
2 301 (22.55%) C++
3 296 (22.17%) Finance
4 266 (19.93%) C#
5 259 (19.40%) Manufacturing
6 247 (18.50%) Software Engineering
7 228 (17.08%) C
8 218 (16.33%) Windows
9 215 (16.10%) .NET
10 213 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
11 190 (14.23%) Aerospace
12 189 (14.16%) HTML
13 180 (13.48%) Java
14 177 (13.26%) JavaScript
15 167 (12.51%) SQL
15 167 (12.51%) SQL Server
16 150 (11.24%) Electronics
17 146 (10.94%) OO
18 134 (10.04%) MVC
19 133 (9.96%) SAP
20 132 (9.89%) Linux
21 126 (9.44%) ASP.NET
21 126 (9.44%) Microsoft
21 126 (9.44%) Computer Science
22 125 (9.36%) CSS
23 121 (9.06%) Retail
24 120 (8.99%) Project Management
25 113 (8.46%) Marketing
26 104 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
27 103 (7.72%) UML

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.94%) IIS
2 63 (4.72%) Apache Solr
3 53 (3.97%) Node.js
4 52 (3.90%) nginx
5 31 (2.32%) Apache
6 27 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 26 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.57%) CMS
9 17 (1.27%) JBoss
10 16 (1.20%) SAS
10 16 (1.20%) WordPress
11 6 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.37%) Drupal
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.37%) MTS
13 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 70 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 48 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (3.07%) Simulink
5 32 (2.40%) TargetLink
6 28 (2.10%) MS Office
7 23 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
9 16 (1.20%) MS Visio
10 14 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.97%) Fireworks
11 13 (0.97%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.82%) MS Project
13 7 (0.52%) SPSS
13 7 (0.52%) Solid Edge
14 6 (0.45%) CATIA
15 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.15%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 42 (3.15%) SAP SCM
2 24 (1.80%) SAP SD
3 16 (1.20%) SAP HR
3 16 (1.20%) SAP ERP
4 15 (1.12%) SAP LE
4 15 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 15 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (1.12%) SAP CO
5 13 (0.97%) SAP PP
6 9 (0.67%) Teamcenter
7 7 (0.52%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.37%) Unica
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.30%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.30%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.22%) Tridion
11 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.77%) GitHub
3 31 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.10%) PaaS
5 27 (2.02%) IaaS
6 26 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.22%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Office 365
8 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.075%) Heroku
10 1 (0.075%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.25%) Profibus
2 24 (1.80%) Ethernet
3 21 (1.57%) Wireless
4 14 (1.05%) Firewall
4 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.90%) Bluetooth
5 12 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (0.82%) VoIP
7 10 (0.75%) GSM
8 9 (0.67%) LAN
8 9 (0.67%) WAN
9 8 (0.60%) WLAN
9 8 (0.60%) UMTS
9 8 (0.60%) GPRS
9 8 (0.60%) NFC
9 8 (0.60%) Internet
9 8 (0.60%) DVB
9 8 (0.60%) Modbus
10 6 (0.45%) DNS
10 6 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 40 (3.00%) MySQL
4 29 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 27 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.95%) Big Data
7 19 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.97%) QlikView
9 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
9 13 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.75%) Redis
11 10 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 76 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 73 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 55 (4.12%) Subversion
4 54 (4.04%) TeamCity
5 35 (2.62%) Selenium
6 30 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 27 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (1.95%) Jasmine
8 26 (1.95%) PhantomJS
8 26 (1.95%) NUnit
9 25 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.80%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.57%) Axure RP
12 11 (0.82%) VectorCAST
12 11 (0.82%) CANoe
12 11 (0.82%) Eclipse RCP
13 10 (0.75%) MSTest
14 8 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 296 (22.17%) Finance
2 259 (19.40%) Manufacturing
3 190 (14.23%) Aerospace
4 150 (11.24%) Electronics
5 121 (9.06%) Retail
6 113 (8.46%) Marketing
7 82 (6.14%) Telecoms
8 64 (4.79%) Publishing
9 37 (2.77%) Banking
10 34 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (2.02%) Games
12 20 (1.50%) German Language
13 16 (1.20%) Retail Banking
14 15 (1.12%) French Language
15 12 (0.90%) Advertising
16 11 (0.82%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.67%) Military
18 8 (0.60%) Legal
19 6 (0.45%) Avionics
20 4 (0.30%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 370 (27.72%) Developer
2 147 (11.01%) Software Engineer
2 147 (11.01%) Software Developer
3 101 (7.57%) Senior Developer
4 100 (7.49%) Architect
5 97 (7.27%) Analyst
6 84 (6.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 75 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 73 (5.47%) Design Engineer
8 73 (5.47%) Consultant
9 71 (5.32%) C++ Developer
10 64 (4.79%) Business Analyst
11 63 (4.72%) Project Manager
12 58 (4.34%) Designer
13 56 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
14 48 (3.60%) C++ Software Developer
15 47 (3.52%) Java Developer
16 45 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
17 44 (3.30%) Electronics Engineer
18 40 (3.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (16.10%) .NET
2 189 (14.16%) HTML
3 126 (9.44%) ASP.NET
4 125 (9.36%) CSS
5 78 (5.84%) jQuery
6 69 (5.17%) XML
7 65 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (4.87%) HTML5
8 57 (4.27%) .NET Framework
9 43 (3.22%) REST
10 41 (3.07%) CSS3
11 40 (3.00%) AngularJS
12 38 (2.85%) J2EE
13 36 (2.70%) Web Services
13 36 (2.70%) Lucene
13 36 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (2.55%) Ajax
15 30 (2.25%) Spring
16 28 (2.10%) ServiceStack
17 26 (1.95%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 104 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.24%) Blackberry
4 69 (5.17%) Physics
5 68 (5.09%) BBC
6 62 (4.64%) User Experience
7 59 (4.42%) Mathematics
8 55 (4.12%) Telematics
9 42 (3.15%) FMCG
10 36 (2.70%) Algorithms
11 34 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 34 (2.55%) Data Centre
12 33 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
13 32 (2.40%) Social Media
14 28 (2.10%) Mobile App
14 28 (2.10%) Device Driver
15 26 (1.95%) CAN bus
16 24 (1.80%) Graphic Design
17 18 (1.35%) Digital Media
18 16 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 218 (16.33%) Windows
2 132 (9.89%) Linux
3 52 (3.90%) Debian
4 47 (3.52%) UNIX
5 37 (2.77%) Android
6 31 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 20 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.30%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (18.50%) Software Engineering
2 213 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (10.94%) OO
4 134 (10.04%) MVC
5 120 (8.99%) Project Management
6 103 (7.72%) UML
7 91 (6.82%) OOP
8 86 (6.44%) TDD
8 86 (6.44%) SDLC
9 84 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (5.54%) Use Case
11 71 (5.32%) Content Management
12 70 (5.24%) Logistics
13 63 (4.72%) DevOps
14 57 (4.27%) Business Analysis
15 54 (4.04%) Validation
16 53 (3.97%) Scrum
16 53 (3.97%) Software Architecture
16 53 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (3.90%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 301 (22.55%) C++
2 266 (19.93%) C#
3 228 (17.08%) C
4 180 (13.48%) Java
5 177 (13.26%) JavaScript
6 167 (12.51%) SQL
7 78 (5.84%) Embedded C
8 53 (3.97%) Embedded C++
9 48 (3.60%) Ruby
10 46 (3.45%) MATLAB
11 41 (3.07%) Assembly Language
12 33 (2.47%) VB
13 25 (1.87%) PHP
14 24 (1.80%) Python
15 21 (1.57%) Perl
16 18 (1.35%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.27%) COBOL
18 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.90%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 345 (25.84%) Degree
2 35 (2.62%) ISEB
3 26 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.42%) HNC
6 17 (1.27%) PMP
7 14 (1.05%) MCSE
8 13 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.82%) HND
9 11 (0.82%) MCP
10 10 (0.75%) MBA
11 8 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.52%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.45%) MCTS
13 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.45%) MCAD
13 6 (0.45%) MCSD
14 5 (0.37%) CCNP
14 5 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.64%) QA
2 15 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.60%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) TickIT
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.15%) JTAG
8 1 (0.075%) P3O
8 1 (0.075%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.075%) DO-254
8 1 (0.075%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.075%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.075%) DO-160
System Software
1 72 (5.39%) Firmware
2 36 (2.70%) Varnish
3 33 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.95%) GlusterFS
4 26 (1.95%) KVM
4 26 (1.95%) Samba
5 8 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.075%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (2.55%) Puppet
2 26 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.95%) HAProxy
2 26 (1.95%) StatsD
2 26 (1.95%) logstash
2 26 (1.95%) Kibana
2 26 (1.95%) Graphite
2 26 (1.95%) ZABBIX
3 13 (0.97%) Legato
4 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.30%) SCCM
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.15%) SCOM
6 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.075%) Nagios
7 1 (0.075%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.075%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.075%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 133 (9.96%) SAP
2 126 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 70 (5.24%) Oracle
4 58 (4.34%) EMC
5 47 (3.52%) Cisco
6 30 (2.25%) Juniper
7 28 (2.10%) New Relic
8 27 (2.02%) Dell
9 26 (1.95%) Fujitsu
10 23 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.65%) Adobe
12 18 (1.35%) IBM
12 18 (1.35%) Google
13 17 (1.27%) Tableau
13 17 (1.27%) NetApp
14 16 (1.20%) Freescale
15 15 (1.12%) Atmel
15 15 (1.12%) Mentor Graphics
15 15 (1.12%) NEC
16 14 (1.05%) Wonderware
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Guru Careers
Salary: £75 - 85k + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago