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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 409 461 448
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 616 486 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.06% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 465 367 437
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
45390 45673 47812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 43.80% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36443 35407 39516
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +54 575 £42,000 +5.00% 191
South East -5 184 £50,000 +17.64% 56
London +44 132 £48,500 -3.00% 21
West Midlands -19 77 £40,000 - 29
Surrey +1 66 £52,500 +5.00% 10
East of England +16 64 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Berkshire +24 60 £47,500 +8.57% 16
East Midlands +42 43 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Essex 0 28 £40,000 -3.03% 17
Derbyshire +43 25 £40,000 +70.21% 7
Derby +31 25 £40,000 +70.21% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 25 £37,500 +5.63% 4
North West -13 24 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Cambridge +7 23 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Hungerford +3 22 - - 7
Coventry -1 22 £38,500 +7.69% 9
Manchester -4 22 £35,000 -7.28% 7
Oxfordshire +8 20 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £52,500 +23.52% 5
South Wales +3 19 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Wales 0 19 £45,000 -4.25% 7
Cardiff - 19 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -2 17 £33,500 -13.54% 6
North East +6 16 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Warwickshire -33 16 £42,000 +5.00%
South West -36 16 £40,000 +14.28% 24
City of London +10 15 £62,500 +47.05% 6
Guildford +5 15 £45,000 -
Oxford +5 15 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -4 15 £32,500 -40.90% 4

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 270 (22.17%) C#
2 263 (21.59%) Degree
3 262 (21.51%) Finance
4 227 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (17.32%) JavaScript
6 209 (17.16%) Microsoft
7 205 (16.83%) C++
8 192 (15.76%) HTML
8 192 (15.76%) Software Engineering
9 191 (15.68%) .NET
10 186 (15.27%) Java
11 177 (14.53%) C
12 171 (14.04%) CSS
13 151 (12.40%) Manufacturing
14 150 (12.32%) SQL
15 146 (11.99%) Marketing
16 144 (11.82%) SQL Server
17 132 (10.84%) Project Management
18 121 (9.93%) ASP.NET
19 118 (9.69%) jQuery
20 116 (9.52%) MS Excel
21 114 (9.36%) Windows
21 114 (9.36%) Retail
22 107 (8.78%) Linux
23 105 (8.62%) Aerospace
24 104 (8.54%) MVC
24 104 (8.54%) OO
25 102 (8.37%) SAP
26 99 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
27 98 (8.05%) XML

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (2.79%) CMS
2 33 (2.71%) IIS
3 18 (1.48%) WordPress
3 18 (1.48%) Confluence
4 17 (1.40%) nginx
4 17 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 15 (1.23%) Node.js
5 15 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.15%) Apache
7 12 (0.99%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.82%) JBoss
9 8 (0.66%) SAS
9 8 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (0.57%) Kentico
10 7 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.49%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 116 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.42%) MS Office
3 50 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (3.69%) Simulink
5 43 (3.53%) Photoshop
6 26 (2.13%) MS Project
6 26 (2.13%) TargetLink
7 22 (1.81%) FrameMaker
8 15 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (1.23%) MS Visio
9 14 (1.15%) Stateflow
10 9 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 8 (0.66%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.41%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.25%) FastStats
15 2 (0.16%) CATIA
15 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
15 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.082%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 29 (2.38%) SAP SCM
2 21 (1.72%) SAP LE
3 12 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 11 (0.90%) SAP MM
5 9 (0.74%) SAP WM
5 9 (0.74%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.66%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.66%) SAP R/3
6 8 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 8 (0.66%) SAP PLM
6 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.41%) SAP EM
7 5 (0.41%) SAP EWM
8 4 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.25%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.56%) GitHub
3 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.57%) PaaS
4 7 (0.57%) IaaS
5 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.81%) Profibus
2 20 (1.64%) Internet
3 14 (1.15%) HTTP
4 13 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 10 (0.82%) Firewall
6 10 (0.82%) Modbus
7 8 (0.66%) TETRA
7 8 (0.66%) DNS
8 5 (0.41%) SAN
8 5 (0.41%) Wireless
9 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.33%) DHCP
10 3 (0.25%) Network Security
11 2 (0.16%) VoIP
11 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.082%) 4G
12 1 (0.082%) LTE
12 1 (0.082%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.58%) MySQL
3 27 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.40%) Big Data
8 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.66%) QlikView
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.57%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.49%) DB2
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.63%) Subversion
4 25 (2.05%) JIRA
5 19 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
6 18 (1.48%) Selenium
7 17 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 17 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.31%) JUnit
8 16 (1.31%) Mercurial
9 15 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.15%) NUnit
10 14 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.15%) Jasmine
11 12 (0.99%) PhantomJS
11 12 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 10 (0.82%) VectorCAST
13 9 (0.74%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.66%) LSMW
General
1 262 (21.51%) Finance
2 151 (12.40%) Manufacturing
3 146 (11.99%) Marketing
4 114 (9.36%) Retail
5 105 (8.62%) Aerospace
6 95 (7.80%) Telecoms
7 69 (5.67%) Electronics
8 48 (3.94%) Banking
9 36 (2.96%) Publishing
10 33 (2.71%) Games
11 32 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (2.30%) Advertising
13 24 (1.97%) Welsh Language
14 16 (1.31%) Investment Banking
14 16 (1.31%) German Language
15 14 (1.15%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.99%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.90%) Back Office
18 9 (0.74%) Legal
19 8 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 406 (33.33%) Developer
2 125 (10.26%) Senior Developer
3 119 (9.77%) Software Engineer
4 103 (8.46%) Analyst
5 99 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 79 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 67 (5.50%) .NET Developer
8 66 (5.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 63 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 63 (5.17%) Java Developer
10 62 (5.09%) Consultant
11 57 (4.68%) Architect
12 54 (4.43%) Business Analyst
12 54 (4.43%) Junior
13 48 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 47 (3.86%) Junior Developer
15 41 (3.37%) Web Developer
15 41 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
16 40 (3.28%) C++ Developer
17 39 (3.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (15.76%) HTML
2 191 (15.68%) .NET
3 171 (14.04%) CSS
4 121 (9.93%) ASP.NET
5 118 (9.69%) jQuery
6 98 (8.05%) XML
7 79 (6.49%) HTML5
8 68 (5.58%) .NET Framework
9 66 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (4.84%) CSS3
11 48 (3.94%) J2EE
12 44 (3.61%) Web Services
12 44 (3.61%) Ajax
13 43 (3.53%) REST
14 39 (3.20%) XML Schema
14 39 (3.20%) AngularJS
15 37 (3.04%) Spring
16 30 (2.46%) WCF
17 29 (2.38%) Hibernate
18 23 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 65 (5.34%) User Experience
5 46 (3.78%) Embedded Systems
6 36 (2.96%) Physics
7 35 (2.87%) Telematics
8 32 (2.63%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.13%) Blackberry
10 26 (2.13%) BBC
11 22 (1.81%) Open Source
11 22 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.72%) FMCG
13 20 (1.64%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.56%) CAN bus
15 15 (1.23%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.82%) PMI
16 10 (0.82%) Visualisation
17 9 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 114 (9.36%) Windows
2 107 (8.78%) Linux
3 44 (3.61%) UNIX
4 36 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.30%) Android
6 17 (1.40%) Debian
7 8 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.33%) Solaris
10 4 (0.33%) AIX
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.082%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (15.76%) Software Engineering
3 132 (10.84%) Project Management
4 104 (8.54%) MVC
4 104 (8.54%) OO
5 90 (7.39%) Scrum
6 88 (7.22%) UML
7 78 (6.40%) OOP
8 70 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (5.75%) TDD
9 65 (5.34%) Digital Marketing
10 64 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 60 (4.93%) Web Development
12 59 (4.84%) Mentoring
13 56 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (4.52%) Line Management
14 55 (4.52%) PRINCE2
15 51 (4.19%) Data Modelling
15 51 (4.19%) Software Architecture
16 50 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (22.17%) C#
2 211 (17.32%) JavaScript
3 205 (16.83%) C++
4 186 (15.27%) Java
5 177 (14.53%) C
6 150 (12.32%) SQL
7 69 (5.67%) Embedded C
8 46 (3.78%) Embedded C++
9 42 (3.45%) PHP
10 40 (3.28%) Python
11 39 (3.20%) MATLAB
12 38 (3.12%) T-SQL
13 34 (2.79%) Assembly Language
14 33 (2.71%) COBOL
15 29 (2.38%) VB.NET
16 28 (2.30%) Ruby
17 25 (2.05%) Objective-C
18 22 (1.81%) VB
19 19 (1.56%) Ada
19 19 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 263 (21.59%) Degree
2 24 (1.97%) ECDL
3 23 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 22 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.23%) ISEB
5 15 (1.23%) MBA
6 14 (1.15%) PMP
7 12 (0.99%) MCSD
7 12 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.82%) MCPD
9 9 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.49%) HNC
11 5 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.33%) CISA
12 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.25%) PhD
13 3 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.73%) QA
2 17 (1.40%) SLA
3 14 (1.15%) JTAG
4 8 (0.66%) IEC 61508
5 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 5 (0.41%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.082%) P3O
10 1 (0.082%) COBIT
10 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 51 (4.19%) Firmware
2 26 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) Varnish
4 5 (0.41%) KVM
4 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.41%) Samba
5 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.25%) RHEV
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.49%) Puppet
4 5 (0.41%) Graphite
4 5 (0.41%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.41%) logstash
4 5 (0.41%) StatsD
4 5 (0.41%) Kibana
4 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.082%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.082%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 209 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 102 (8.37%) SAP
3 50 (4.11%) Adobe
4 41 (3.37%) Oracle
5 21 (1.72%) Cisco
5 21 (1.72%) MKS
6 18 (1.48%) EMC
7 17 (1.40%) IBM
8 16 (1.31%) Freescale
9 15 (1.23%) Fujitsu
10 14 (1.15%) MathWorks
11 12 (0.99%) Google
12 11 (0.90%) VMware
13 9 (0.74%) Tableau
13 9 (0.74%) HP
14 8 (0.66%) Twitter
14 8 (0.66%) Atmel
15 7 (0.57%) Cognos
15 7 (0.57%) Dell
15 7 (0.57%) Teradata
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent holidays, healthcare and f
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per month
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 48k per year
Posted: Yesterday