Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 273 316
Rank change year-on-year +47 +43 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 257 22 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 0.27% 0.80%
As % of the General category 2.79% 0.62% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 97 21 159
10th Percentile £36,550 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,196 3,558 12,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.11% 43.46% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,537 2,761 9,657
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +5.70%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automotive in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the South East

Automotive
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley +20 150 £50,000 -2.44% 36
Berkshire +15 105 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Kent +6 48 - - 9
Surrey - 32 £57,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire -24 30 £55,000 +100.00% 11
Hampshire -103 17 £37,500 -18.92% 7
Oxfordshire -17 15 £46,500 +3.33% 11
West Sussex - 7 £37,500 - 7
Middlesex - 1 £95,000 -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 67 (26.07%) Social Skills
2 53 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (18.68%) Degree
4 47 (18.29%) Software Engineering
5 42 (16.34%) JavaScript
6 41 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (14.40%) Computer Science
7 37 (14.40%) Life Science
7 37 (14.40%) Project Management
7 37 (14.40%) Renewable Energy
8 36 (14.01%) Finance
9 35 (13.62%) Azure
10 34 (13.23%) SQL Server
11 33 (12.84%) Marketing
11 33 (12.84%) AWS
12 32 (12.45%) Manufacturing
13 30 (11.67%) Windows
14 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (10.51%) Algorithms
15 27 (10.51%) Scrum
16 26 (10.12%) .NET
16 26 (10.12%) Java
16 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
16 26 (10.12%) Digital Marketing
17 25 (9.73%) Retail
18 24 (9.34%) Test Automation
18 24 (9.34%) Microservices
19 23 (8.95%) Git (software)
20 22 (8.56%) C#
21 21 (8.17%) C++

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.78%) CMS
2 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Simulink
2 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.89%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Figma
6 2 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.78%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.62%) Azure
2 33 (12.84%) AWS
3 17 (6.61%) SaaS
4 11 (4.28%) Serverless
5 9 (3.50%) Power Platform
6 8 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (2.33%) GitHub
8 4 (1.56%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.56%) PaaS
9 3 (1.17%) Apigee
9 3 (1.17%) Azure Service Bus
9 3 (1.17%) GCP
9 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.78%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.78%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (2.33%) Firewall
2 5 (1.95%) VLAN
2 5 (1.95%) VPN
3 4 (1.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.78%) AMQP
4 2 (0.78%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.39%) DAB
5 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) Modbus
5 1 (0.39%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.67%) Big Data
3 9 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.11%) Power BI
5 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (1.56%) NewSQL
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.56%) Tableau
7 3 (1.17%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.78%) Redis
8 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.61%) Selenium
3 14 (5.45%) JIRA
3 14 (5.45%) Postman
4 11 (4.28%) Subversion
5 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.95%) eggPlant
7 4 (1.56%) CMake
8 3 (1.17%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.17%) Gradle
8 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.78%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.39%) CANoe
10 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 67 (26.07%) Social Skills
2 36 (14.01%) Finance
3 33 (12.84%) Marketing
4 32 (12.45%) Manufacturing
5 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (9.73%) Retail
7 19 (7.39%) Presentation Skills
8 18 (7.00%) Electronics
9 15 (5.84%) Aerospace
10 13 (5.06%) Banking
11 7 (2.72%) Games
11 7 (2.72%) Public Sector
12 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.56%) Legal
14 4 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.78%) Advertising
16 1 (0.39%) Billing
16 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (21.40%) Developer
2 30 (11.67%) Architect
3 20 (7.78%) Software Engineer
4 18 (7.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (6.61%) Design Engineer
6 14 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.28%) Analyst
8 11 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.28%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.89%) AWS Architect
9 10 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (3.89%) Graduate
9 10 (3.89%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (3.89%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 10 (3.89%) Mechanical Engineer
9 10 (3.89%) Salesforce Developer
10 9 (3.50%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.12%) .NET
2 16 (6.23%) Web Services
3 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (4.67%) REST
5 11 (4.28%) CSS
5 11 (4.28%) Node.js
6 10 (3.89%) HTML
7 9 (3.50%) .NET Core
7 9 (3.50%) XML
8 8 (3.11%) React
9 6 (2.33%) JSON
9 6 (2.33%) Laravel
9 6 (2.33%) Spring
10 5 (1.95%) gRPC
11 4 (1.56%) ARM Templates
11 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.56%) D3.js
11 4 (1.56%) RESTful
11 4 (1.56%) Shiny
11 4 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Life Science
1 37 (14.40%) Renewable Energy
2 27 (10.51%) Algorithms
3 17 (6.61%) User Experience
4 13 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.89%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (3.89%) PMI
6 7 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.72%) Verilog
7 6 (2.33%) Arduino
7 6 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
8 5 (1.95%) ASIC
8 5 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.67%) Windows
2 10 (3.89%) Linux
2 10 (3.89%) Unix
3 4 (1.56%) Android
4 3 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 41 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.40%) Computer Science
4 37 (14.40%) Project Management
5 27 (10.51%) Scrum
6 26 (10.12%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (9.34%) Microservices
7 24 (9.34%) Test Automation
8 19 (7.39%) OO
9 16 (6.23%) DevOps
10 15 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.84%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.45%) Change Management
11 14 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (5.45%) Machine Learning
11 14 (5.45%) Manual Testing
11 14 (5.45%) Project Planning
12 13 (5.06%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.34%) JavaScript
2 26 (10.12%) Java
3 22 (8.56%) C#
4 21 (8.17%) C++
4 21 (8.17%) SQL
5 20 (7.78%) MATLAB
6 19 (7.39%) C
6 19 (7.39%) Python
7 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.33%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.33%) Embedded C++
8 6 (2.33%) Java 11
8 6 (2.33%) Ladder Logic
8 6 (2.33%) PHP
9 5 (1.95%) VB
10 4 (1.56%) R
10 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.17%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.17%) Perl
11 3 (1.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (18.68%) Degree
2 19 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.89%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.72%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.72%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.33%) IIBA
6 3 (1.17%) HNC
6 3 (1.17%) HND
6 3 (1.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) GDPR
2 3 (1.17%) NEBOSH
3 2 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 20 (7.78%) Docker
2 16 (6.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.11%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
3 1 (0.39%) vRealize
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.39%) VMware
3 14 (5.45%) Oracle
4 12 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.50%) Google
6 8 (3.11%) EMC
7 7 (2.72%) Cadence
8 5 (1.95%) Keysight
8 5 (1.95%) Synopsys
9 4 (1.56%) Siemens
10 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.78%) Xactly
12 1 (0.39%) Adobe
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco
12 1 (0.39%) Citrix
12 1 (0.39%) ESET
12 1 (0.39%) HP
12 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds