Period
to 21 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 272 251
Rank change year-on-year +36 -21 +77
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 97 87 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.73% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.53% 1.78% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 62
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £17,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £136,250 £55,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%

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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,831 4,874 5,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.69% 40.88% 43.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,670 3,603 4,142
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,454 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive in the North West.

Salary trend for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the North West

Automotive
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Manchester +28 83 £50,500 +20.96% 18
Cheshire +36 7 £18,000 -61.08% 10
Merseyside -2 6 £37,500 -16.67%
Lancashire -25 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (53.61%) C++
3 50 (51.55%) Mentoring
4 47 (48.45%) Embedded Systems
4 47 (48.45%) C
5 45 (46.39%) Android
5 45 (46.39%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (45.36%) Linux
7 40 (41.24%) QNX
7 40 (41.24%) Tizen
7 40 (41.24%) Computer Architecture
8 36 (37.11%) Google
9 35 (36.08%) Memory Management
9 35 (36.08%) Power Management
9 35 (36.08%) Technical Leadership
10 31 (31.96%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
11 30 (30.93%) Customer Engagement
11 30 (30.93%) Smartphone
11 30 (30.93%) QA
11 30 (30.93%) Vulkan
11 30 (30.93%) Visualisation
11 30 (30.93%) Algorithms
12 29 (29.90%) DevOps
13 26 (26.80%) Open Source
14 25 (25.77%) Open Source Development
15 21 (21.65%) Line Management
16 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
17 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
18 15 (15.46%) Retail

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) AWS
2 5 (5.15%) GCP
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Serverless
3 1 (1.03%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) DHCP
2 3 (3.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.06%) GitLab
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.46%) Retail
2 13 (13.40%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.37%) Electronics
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Software Team Leader
1 20 (20.62%) Team Leader
2 17 (17.53%) Software Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Android Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Interface Designer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior
7 5 (5.15%) Principal Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) Vulkan
2 10 (10.31%) RESTful
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
4 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.25%) HTML5
5 5 (5.15%) JavaFX
5 5 (5.15%) Node.js
5 5 (5.15%) React
5 5 (5.15%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) CSS
6 4 (4.12%) jQuery
7 3 (3.09%) .NET
7 3 (3.09%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.09%) CSS3
8 2 (2.06%) Laravel
8 2 (2.06%) Symfony
9 1 (1.03%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.03%) EDI
9 1 (1.03%) Web Services
9 1 (1.03%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.45%) Embedded Systems
2 45 (46.39%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (30.93%) Algorithms
3 30 (30.93%) Smartphone
4 10 (10.31%) Infotainment
5 7 (7.22%) User Experience
6 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.15%) Cloud Native
7 5 (5.15%) Internet of Things
7 5 (5.15%) Smart City
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.39%) Android
2 44 (45.36%) Linux
3 40 (41.24%) Tizen
4 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (51.55%) Mentoring
3 40 (41.24%) Computer Architecture
4 35 (36.08%) Memory Management
4 35 (36.08%) Power Management
4 35 (36.08%) Technical Leadership
5 31 (31.96%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (30.93%) Customer Engagement
6 30 (30.93%) Visualisation
7 29 (29.90%) DevOps
8 26 (26.80%) Open Source
9 25 (25.77%) Open Source Development
10 21 (21.65%) Line Management
11 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.34%) Coaching
12 11 (11.34%) Software Architecture
13 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
13 10 (10.31%) Feasibility Study
13 10 (10.31%) Prototyping
13 10 (10.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) C++
2 47 (48.45%) C
3 13 (13.40%) Java
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.25%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) Korn
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) SQL
7 2 (2.06%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) ABAP
8 1 (1.03%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) PhD
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.93%) QA
2 10 (10.31%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) QNX
2 36 (37.11%) Google
3 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter