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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 414 427 471
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +44
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 645 659 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.27% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 479 521 371
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £63,750 £55,000
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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 610 £42,500 +6.25% 187
South East +56 162 £45,000 +12.50% 48
London +41 154 £46,250 +2.77% 23
West Midlands -37 91 £43,500 +8.75% 41
East of England -10 82 £40,000 - 18
Surrey +52 60 £50,000 +14.28% 6
East Midlands +55 55 £40,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +15 43 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Berkshire +17 36 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Warwickshire -18 35 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Derbyshire +44 33 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Derby +38 33 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Hampshire +21 32 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 27 £52,500 - 2
Essex -11 24 £45,000 +12.50% 8
City of London +54 22 £67,750 +23.18% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 21 £40,000 - 4
North West -53 21 £37,500 - 14
Cambridge +21 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Reading +2 20 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Coventry -22 19 £45,500 +7.05% 6
South West -22 17 £37,500 +13.63% 22
Yorkshire +14 16 £36,000 -24.21% 5
Birmingham -15 15 £40,000 -13.97% 4
Worcestershire +7 14 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 13 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +2 13 £40,000 - 9
Hook +23 12 £45,000 +4.65%
Wales +14 11 £36,250 - 1
Chelmsford +4 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 346 (26.84%) Degree
2 304 (23.58%) C++
3 276 (21.41%) Finance
4 258 (20.02%) C#
5 253 (19.63%) Software Engineering
6 230 (17.84%) C
7 229 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
8 220 (17.07%) Windows
9 211 (16.37%) .NET
10 210 (16.29%) Java
11 191 (14.82%) Manufacturing
12 185 (14.35%) HTML
13 182 (14.12%) JavaScript
14 173 (13.42%) SQL Server
15 152 (11.79%) OO
15 152 (11.79%) Aerospace
16 149 (11.56%) Microsoft
17 146 (11.33%) SQL
17 146 (11.33%) Linux
18 140 (10.86%) Marketing
19 139 (10.78%) CSS
20 129 (10.01%) ASP.NET
21 128 (9.93%) Project Management
22 119 (9.23%) Electronics
22 119 (9.23%) SAP
23 115 (8.92%) Computer Science
24 113 (8.77%) QA
25 111 (8.61%) UML
26 108 (8.38%) OOP
27 102 (7.91%) Analytical Skills

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (5.43%) IIS
2 57 (4.42%) Apache Solr
3 55 (4.27%) nginx
4 44 (3.41%) Node.js
5 26 (2.02%) CMS
6 25 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.94%) Apache
7 22 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.40%) JBoss
9 17 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
13 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.54%) WordPress
14 7 (0.54%) Confluence
14 7 (0.54%) SAS
15 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 90 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.18%) Simulink
3 40 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (3.03%) Photoshop
5 26 (2.02%) MS Office
5 26 (2.02%) TargetLink
6 9 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 9 (0.70%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.62%) PTC Creo
8 7 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 7 (0.54%) MS Project
9 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.39%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.39%) CATIA
11 4 (0.31%) SPSS
11 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.31%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 43 (3.34%) SAP SCM
2 29 (2.25%) SAP LE
3 20 (1.55%) SAP SD
4 17 (1.32%) SAP ERP
5 15 (1.16%) SAP MM
6 13 (1.01%) SAP CO
6 13 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (1.01%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.85%) SAP R/3
7 11 (0.85%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.62%) SAP WM
10 5 (0.39%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.39%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.31%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.31%) ENOVIA
12 2 (0.16%) Tridion
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.79%) GitHub
3 27 (2.09%) PaaS
4 26 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.02%) IaaS
5 22 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.01%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.31%) SaaS
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.16%) Office 365
10 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.17%) Profibus
2 23 (1.78%) Firewall
2 23 (1.78%) Wireless
3 19 (1.47%) Internet
4 18 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 18 (1.40%) HTTP
5 16 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.78%) DNS
7 9 (0.70%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.54%) Modbus
8 7 (0.54%) DHCP
8 7 (0.54%) SAN
9 6 (0.47%) WAN
9 6 (0.47%) LAN
9 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.39%) TETRA
11 4 (0.31%) VoIP
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.73%) MySQL
2 61 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 31 (2.40%) Big Data
3 31 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.93%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.85%) MS Access
11 10 (0.78%) DB2
12 9 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 88 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 75 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 59 (4.58%) Subversion
4 55 (4.27%) TeamCity
5 41 (3.18%) Selenium
6 36 (2.79%) Cucumber
7 34 (2.64%) NUnit
7 34 (2.64%) Eclipse
7 34 (2.64%) Jasmine
8 33 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 33 (2.56%) PhantomJS
9 28 (2.17%) Jenkins
10 21 (1.63%) JUnit
11 20 (1.55%) CANoe
12 17 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.09%) JIRA
14 13 (1.01%) Maven
15 11 (0.85%) Eclipse RCP
15 11 (0.85%) LSMW
15 11 (0.85%) VectorCAST
General
1 276 (21.41%) Finance
2 191 (14.82%) Manufacturing
3 152 (11.79%) Aerospace
4 140 (10.86%) Marketing
5 119 (9.23%) Electronics
6 92 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 71 (5.51%) Retail
8 48 (3.72%) Publishing
9 28 (2.17%) Banking
10 26 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 25 (1.94%) Games
12 24 (1.86%) German Language
13 18 (1.40%) Advertising
14 9 (0.70%) French Language
14 9 (0.70%) Legal
14 9 (0.70%) Military
15 7 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 405 (31.42%) Developer
2 145 (11.25%) Software Developer
3 138 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 127 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 105 (8.15%) Analyst
6 87 (6.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 79 (6.13%) Consultant
8 76 (5.90%) Architect
9 69 (5.35%) .NET Developer
10 63 (4.89%) Java Developer
11 56 (4.34%) C++ Developer
12 52 (4.03%) Business Analyst
13 50 (3.88%) Project Manager
14 48 (3.72%) Design Engineer
15 46 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
16 45 (3.49%) Junior
17 41 (3.18%) C++ Software Developer
18 40 (3.10%) C# Developer
18 40 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
19 37 (2.87%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.37%) .NET
2 185 (14.35%) HTML
3 139 (10.78%) CSS
4 129 (10.01%) ASP.NET
5 101 (7.84%) XML
6 73 (5.66%) jQuery
7 69 (5.35%) HTML5
8 65 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (4.58%) REST
10 58 (4.50%) .NET Framework
11 55 (4.27%) Web Services
12 49 (3.80%) CSS3
13 44 (3.41%) AngularJS
14 40 (3.10%) Ajax
15 38 (2.95%) J2EE
16 34 (2.64%) Lucene
16 34 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (2.64%) ServiceStack
17 33 (2.56%) NancyFx
17 33 (2.56%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 102 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.74%) Blackberry
4 72 (5.59%) BBC
5 71 (5.51%) Telematics
6 54 (4.19%) Physics
7 49 (3.80%) Open Source
8 48 (3.72%) User Experience
9 47 (3.65%) Mathematics
10 46 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
11 37 (2.87%) Mobile App
12 35 (2.72%) Algorithms
13 31 (2.40%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.78%) CAN bus
15 22 (1.71%) Statistics
16 21 (1.63%) FMCG
16 21 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.55%) Device Driver
18 19 (1.47%) Digital Media
19 17 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.07%) Windows
2 146 (11.33%) Linux
3 72 (5.59%) UNIX
4 55 (4.27%) Debian
5 51 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 50 (3.88%) Android
7 29 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.47%) HPUX
13 5 (0.39%) Solaris
13 5 (0.39%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.078%) Symbian OS
16 1 (0.078%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (19.63%) Software Engineering
2 229 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (11.79%) OO
4 128 (9.93%) Project Management
5 111 (8.61%) UML
6 108 (8.38%) OOP
7 101 (7.84%) MVC
8 92 (7.14%) TDD
9 73 (5.66%) Content Management
10 71 (5.51%) Use Case
11 69 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 67 (5.20%) Static Code Analysis
13 62 (4.81%) Validation
14 59 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 58 (4.50%) Scrum
15 58 (4.50%) Logistics
16 57 (4.42%) DevOps
17 56 (4.34%) Software Architecture
18 54 (4.19%) ERP
19 53 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 304 (23.58%) C++
2 258 (20.02%) C#
3 230 (17.84%) C
4 210 (16.29%) Java
5 182 (14.12%) JavaScript
6 146 (11.33%) SQL
7 85 (6.59%) Embedded C
8 71 (5.51%) Embedded C++
9 54 (4.19%) Ruby
10 44 (3.41%) MATLAB
11 39 (3.03%) Assembly Language
12 35 (2.72%) VB
13 34 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 33 (2.56%) COBOL
15 28 (2.17%) T-SQL
15 28 (2.17%) Python
16 27 (2.09%) Ada
17 24 (1.86%) Perl
18 19 (1.47%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 346 (26.84%) Degree
2 40 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.55%) ISEB
4 16 (1.24%) MCSD
4 16 (1.24%) MCSE
5 14 (1.09%) MBA
6 13 (1.01%) MCPD
6 13 (1.01%) HNC
6 13 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.85%) PMP
9 10 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.70%) HND
11 7 (0.54%) MCP
11 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.47%) CISSP
12 6 (0.47%) CISM
12 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.77%) QA
2 19 (1.47%) SLA
3 15 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.09%) JTAG
5 11 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.54%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) TickIT
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.078%) P3O
11 1 (0.078%) DO-254
11 1 (0.078%) DO-160
System Software
1 78 (6.05%) Firmware
2 48 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.78%) Varnish
4 22 (1.71%) Samba
4 22 (1.71%) KVM
4 22 (1.71%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.078%) Docker
7 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.78%) Puppet
3 22 (1.71%) ZABBIX
3 22 (1.71%) HAProxy
3 22 (1.71%) logstash
3 22 (1.71%) Kibana
3 22 (1.71%) StatsD
3 22 (1.71%) Graphite
4 15 (1.16%) Legato
5 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.078%) SCCM
7 1 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.078%) Nagios
7 1 (0.078%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 149 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 119 (9.23%) SAP
3 93 (7.21%) Oracle
4 50 (3.88%) Cisco
5 49 (3.80%) EMC
6 32 (2.48%) New Relic
7 28 (2.17%) Freescale
8 27 (2.09%) Fujitsu
9 26 (2.02%) Adobe
9 26 (2.02%) Juniper
10 23 (1.78%) Dell
11 21 (1.63%) Google
12 19 (1.47%) NetApp
13 17 (1.32%) Mentor Graphics
13 17 (1.32%) Atmel
13 17 (1.32%) hybris
13 17 (1.32%) NEC
14 16 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.16%) Endeca
15 15 (1.16%) FatWire
Redditch, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Ortolan group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000 + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k + pension, life assurance, 25 days hols and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago