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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 402 455 460
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 658 628 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.20% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 480 488 390
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
48864 52500 48303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.35% 44.01% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38175 40781 38296
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 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 1 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 +30 620 £42,500 +6.25% 190
South East +83 188 £45,000 +5.88% 58
London +22 148 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East of England -20 78 £40,000 - 22
West Midlands -42 78 £40,250 +0.62% 24
Surrey +55 59 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Berkshire +29 59 £48,750 -18.75% 10
East Midlands +60 55 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire +5 35 £35,000 - 11
Hampshire +26 34 £45,000 +25.87% 1
Derbyshire +39 29 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Derby +33 29 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £42,500 - 7
Essex +2 26 £40,000 - 8
Walton-on-Thames - 25 £52,500 - 3
Hungerford - 24 £34,000 - 4
South West -16 22 £40,000 +11.11% 18
City of London +43 21 £65,500 +0.76% 5
North West -27 20 £36,250 +0.69% 15
Warwickshire -28 20 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Reading +7 18 £51,250 +50.73% 5
Worcestershire +3 18 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Yorkshire +13 17 £34,000 -28.42% 11
Cambridge +4 17 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Coventry -27 17 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Chelmsford +6 13 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Manchester -4 13 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Hook +20 12 £45,000 +4.65%
Nottinghamshire +18 12 £37,500 - 2
Wales +8 12 £37,500 -

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 338 (26.47%) Degree
2 293 (22.94%) C++
3 264 (20.67%) Finance
4 257 (20.13%) C#
5 241 (18.87%) Software Engineering
6 228 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
7 218 (17.07%) C
8 213 (16.68%) Java
9 209 (16.37%) Windows
10 199 (15.58%) .NET
11 183 (14.33%) HTML
12 177 (13.86%) Manufacturing
13 176 (13.78%) JavaScript
13 176 (13.78%) Microsoft
14 157 (12.29%) Marketing
15 156 (12.22%) SQL Server
16 153 (11.98%) Linux
17 152 (11.90%) SQL
18 142 (11.12%) OO
18 142 (11.12%) CSS
19 139 (10.88%) Aerospace
20 131 (10.26%) Project Management
21 120 (9.40%) ASP.NET
22 115 (9.01%) XML
23 112 (8.77%) Computer Science
24 110 (8.61%) UML
25 106 (8.30%) OOP
25 106 (8.30%) QA
26 104 (8.14%) Electronics
27 101 (7.91%) SAP

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 58 (4.54%) IIS
2 41 (3.21%) nginx
2 41 (3.21%) Apache Solr
3 31 (2.43%) Node.js
4 25 (1.96%) CMS
5 24 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.64%) Apache
7 18 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.10%) JBoss
11 10 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.78%) Confluence
12 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
13 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.63%) WordPress
14 7 (0.55%) SAS
15 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 101 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.37%) Simulink
3 36 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 30 (2.35%) MS Office
5 25 (1.96%) TargetLink
6 11 (0.86%) MS Project
6 11 (0.86%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 9 (0.70%) PTC Creo
8 8 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
9 7 (0.55%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.39%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.39%) CATIA
10 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.31%) SPSS
11 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.23%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 34 (2.66%) SAP SCM
2 26 (2.04%) SAP LE
3 17 (1.33%) SAP SD
4 15 (1.17%) SAP MM
5 14 (1.10%) SAP ERP
6 11 (0.86%) SAP R/3
7 10 (0.78%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.78%) SAP CO
8 9 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.63%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.63%) SAP WM
10 4 (0.31%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.31%) ENOVIA
11 2 (0.16%) SAP APO
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.88%) GitHub
3 23 (1.80%) PaaS
4 22 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.72%) IaaS
5 19 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.23%) SaaS
8 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.078%) Heroku
8 1 (0.078%) Office 365
8 1 (0.078%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.51%) Profibus
2 21 (1.64%) Firewall
2 21 (1.64%) Wireless
3 19 (1.49%) Internet
3 19 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 18 (1.41%) HTTP
5 16 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.86%) DNS
7 10 (0.78%) Modbus
8 9 (0.70%) Bluetooth
9 8 (0.63%) TETRA
10 7 (0.55%) DHCP
10 7 (0.55%) SAN
11 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.31%) LAN
12 4 (0.31%) VoIP
12 4 (0.31%) WAN
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.23%) Network Security
13 3 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.25%) MySQL
3 46 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 32 (2.51%) Big Data
6 31 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.94%) DB2
11 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.86%) MS Access
12 11 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.55%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 90 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 64 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.23%) Subversion
4 41 (3.21%) TeamCity
5 30 (2.35%) Selenium
6 28 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 26 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.96%) NUnit
9 24 (1.88%) JUnit
9 24 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.88%) Jasmine
10 23 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
10 23 (1.80%) PhantomJS
11 18 (1.41%) CANoe
12 17 (1.33%) JIRA
13 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (0.94%) Maven
15 11 (0.86%) LSMW
16 10 (0.78%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 264 (20.67%) Finance
2 177 (13.86%) Manufacturing
3 157 (12.29%) Marketing
4 139 (10.88%) Aerospace
5 104 (8.14%) Electronics
6 93 (7.28%) Telecoms
7 74 (5.79%) Retail
8 32 (2.51%) Publishing
9 27 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (1.96%) German Language
10 25 (1.96%) Banking
11 23 (1.80%) Games
12 20 (1.57%) Advertising
13 10 (0.78%) Legal
14 9 (0.70%) French Language
14 9 (0.70%) Military
15 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.31%) Law
17 4 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 403 (31.56%) Developer
2 141 (11.04%) Software Developer
3 132 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 124 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 115 (9.01%) Analyst
6 88 (6.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 69 (5.40%) Architect
8 65 (5.09%) Consultant
9 63 (4.93%) Java Developer
10 61 (4.78%) .NET Developer
11 58 (4.54%) C++ Developer
12 57 (4.46%) Business Analyst
13 54 (4.23%) Project Manager
14 49 (3.84%) Junior
15 46 (3.60%) Design Engineer
16 43 (3.37%) C# Developer
17 39 (3.05%) C++ Software Developer
18 38 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
18 38 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
19 37 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (15.58%) .NET
2 183 (14.33%) HTML
3 142 (11.12%) CSS
4 120 (9.40%) ASP.NET
5 115 (9.01%) XML
6 79 (6.19%) jQuery
7 67 (5.25%) HTML5
8 63 (4.93%) .NET Framework
9 60 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (4.54%) Web Services
11 54 (4.23%) REST
12 46 (3.60%) CSS3
13 44 (3.45%) J2EE
14 43 (3.37%) Ajax
15 36 (2.82%) XML Schema
16 34 (2.66%) WCF
17 33 (2.58%) Spring
18 32 (2.51%) AngularJS
19 24 (1.88%) JSON
20 23 (1.80%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 100 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.40%) Telematics
4 59 (4.62%) Blackberry
5 58 (4.54%) BBC
6 49 (3.84%) Physics
7 46 (3.60%) Mathematics
7 46 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
8 43 (3.37%) User Experience
9 39 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.98%) Open Source
11 35 (2.74%) Algorithms
12 29 (2.27%) Management Information System
13 25 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.88%) CAN bus
15 22 (1.72%) Statistics
16 19 (1.49%) Device Driver
17 18 (1.41%) Digital Media
18 16 (1.25%) Life Science
19 15 (1.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.37%) Windows
2 153 (11.98%) Linux
3 81 (6.34%) UNIX
4 54 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.99%) Android
6 41 (3.21%) Debian
7 25 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.63%) Solaris
13 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.47%) HPUX
15 5 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.23%) AIX
16 3 (0.23%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.078%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (18.87%) Software Engineering
2 228 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (11.12%) OO
4 131 (10.26%) Project Management
5 110 (8.61%) UML
6 106 (8.30%) OOP
7 91 (7.13%) MVC
8 84 (6.58%) TDD
9 66 (5.17%) Scrum
9 66 (5.17%) Static Code Analysis
9 66 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
10 65 (5.09%) Use Case
10 65 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (4.78%) Validation
12 59 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (4.62%) Content Management
13 54 (4.23%) Software Architecture
14 53 (4.15%) ERP
15 50 (3.92%) Business Analysis
16 49 (3.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 293 (22.94%) C++
2 257 (20.13%) C#
3 218 (17.07%) C
4 213 (16.68%) Java
5 176 (13.78%) JavaScript
6 152 (11.90%) SQL
7 84 (6.58%) Embedded C
8 72 (5.64%) Embedded C++
9 46 (3.60%) MATLAB
10 43 (3.37%) Ruby
11 40 (3.13%) Assembly Language
12 39 (3.05%) COBOL
13 36 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 34 (2.66%) Python
15 33 (2.58%) VB
16 31 (2.43%) T-SQL
17 30 (2.35%) Ada
18 27 (2.11%) Perl
19 21 (1.64%) PHP
20 18 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 338 (26.47%) Degree
2 36 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.41%) ISEB
4 16 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 16 (1.25%) MBA
5 14 (1.10%) MCSD
5 14 (1.10%) MCPD
6 13 (1.02%) MCSE
6 13 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.86%) HNC
7 11 (0.86%) PMP
8 10 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.70%) HND
10 7 (0.55%) CISA
11 6 (0.47%) CISSP
11 6 (0.47%) MCP
11 6 (0.47%) CISM
11 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (8.30%) QA
2 21 (1.64%) SLA
3 17 (1.33%) JTAG
4 12 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.63%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.39%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.078%) DO-254
10 1 (0.078%) DO-160
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.078%) TickIT
10 1 (0.078%) P3O
10 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (6.19%) Firmware
2 45 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.41%) Samba
3 18 (1.41%) Varnish
3 18 (1.41%) KVM
3 18 (1.41%) GlusterFS
4 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.078%) vSphere
7 1 (0.078%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.41%) Puppet
2 18 (1.41%) ZABBIX
2 18 (1.41%) Kibana
2 18 (1.41%) StatsD
2 18 (1.41%) logstash
2 18 (1.41%) HAProxy
2 18 (1.41%) Graphite
3 12 (0.94%) Legato
4 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.078%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.078%) SCCM
6 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.078%) Nagios
6 1 (0.078%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 176 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.91%) SAP
3 87 (6.81%) Oracle
4 44 (3.45%) Cisco
5 42 (3.29%) EMC
6 29 (2.27%) Freescale
7 28 (2.19%) New Relic
8 24 (1.88%) Adobe
9 23 (1.80%) Fujitsu
10 20 (1.57%) Juniper
11 19 (1.49%) Dell
12 18 (1.41%) Google
13 17 (1.33%) NetApp
14 16 (1.25%) hybris
15 15 (1.17%) Mentor Graphics
15 15 (1.17%) Endeca
15 15 (1.17%) Atmel
15 15 (1.17%) FatWire
15 15 (1.17%) NEC
15 15 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
Leicestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28k to £38k, plus pension contribution
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Profit Share Bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: car
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Palm Mason
Salary: Please Inquire
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + exceptional package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago