Period
to 7 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > Midlands
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 208 139
Rank change year-on-year +58 -69 +37
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 76 145 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.51% 1.23% 2.34%
As % of the General category 4.26% 3.43% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67 101 283
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Automotive is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,782 4,233 5,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.36% 35.96% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 3,092 4,465
Median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,275 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Automotive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automotive in the Midlands over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the Midlands

Automotive
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +48 63 £44,000 +3.53% 33
East Midlands +67 12 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 26 (34.21%) ISO 26262
2 22 (28.95%) Electronics
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 20 (26.32%) Degree
5 16 (21.05%) Validation
6 14 (18.42%) C
7 11 (14.47%) MISRA
7 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 11 (14.47%) Systems Engineering
8 10 (13.16%) C#
8 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.84%) Simulink
9 9 (11.84%) MVC
9 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
10 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.53%) Firmware
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) Windows
10 8 (10.53%) Linux
10 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.21%) UML
11 7 (9.21%) ITIL
11 7 (9.21%) HTML
11 7 (9.21%) Embedded C
11 7 (9.21%) SysML
11 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.21%) TDD
11 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) Confluence
1 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Simulink
2 7 (9.21%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Azure
2 2 (2.63%) GCP
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) FlexRay
3 4 (5.26%) InfiniBand
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) VLAN
5 2 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) DNS
6 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.32%) Firewall
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) Modbus
6 1 (1.32%) RS-232
6 1 (1.32%) RS-485
6 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Gradle
3 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 22 (28.95%) Electronics
2 5 (6.58%) Avionics
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Advertising
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Software Manager
9 4 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Lead Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
1 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
4 5 (6.58%) jQuery
5 4 (5.26%) .NET Core
5 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.26%) Java SE
5 4 (5.26%) REST
5 4 (5.26%) SOAP
5 4 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (2.63%) CSS3
6 2 (2.63%) HTML5
6 2 (2.63%) RESTful
6 2 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) State Machine
3 4 (5.26%) Analogue Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) CMDB
5 2 (2.63%) CCTV
5 2 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) SCADA
6 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) CentOS
2 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.05%) Validation
3 11 (14.47%) Systems Engineering
4 9 (11.84%) MVC
5 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
6 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.21%) SDLC
6 7 (9.21%) SysML
6 7 (9.21%) TDD
6 7 (9.21%) UML
7 6 (7.89%) Control Theory
7 6 (7.89%) Software Architecture
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.89%) System Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Project Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) C
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) C#
4 7 (9.21%) Embedded C
5 6 (7.89%) MATLAB
6 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.58%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) ISO 26262
2 11 (14.47%) MISRA
3 7 (9.21%) MISRA C
4 2 (2.63%) QA
5 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Firmware
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) GPFS
2 4 (5.26%) Lustre
3 3 (3.95%) Docker
4 2 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Grafana
1 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
2 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.26%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
5 1 (1.32%) Juniper
5 1 (1.32%) Meraki
5 1 (1.32%) PTC
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware