Period
to

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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 237 227 303
Rank change year-on-year -10 +76 +86
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 305 215 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 1.36% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.17% 2.66% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 129 90 60
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,250 £34,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,200
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +1.01%

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 14,059 8,074 6,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 62.23% 51.01% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,735 5,083 5,122
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,850 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.70% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Kent +17 104 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Thames Valley -106 68 £51,000 +2.00% 22
Surrey -23 57 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Hampshire +4 46 £41,000 +9.33% 6
Berkshire -69 45 £51,000 +2.00% 7
East Sussex - 22 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -42 16 £56,250 +2.27% 4
Oxfordshire -38 7 £35,000 - 11
West Sussex -8 3 - - 2
Middlesex -23 3 - -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 97 (31.80%) Social Skills
2 88 (28.85%) Degree
3 80 (26.23%) Algorithms
4 78 (25.57%) MATLAB
4 78 (25.57%) Simulink
5 70 (22.95%) Agile
6 65 (21.31%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
7 62 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (19.67%) Marketing
9 58 (19.02%) Finance
10 55 (18.03%) Electronics
11 54 (17.70%) Python
12 50 (16.39%) C
13 47 (15.41%) Project Management
14 46 (15.08%) Customer Requirements
15 43 (14.10%) Validation
16 41 (13.44%) Embedded Systems
17 38 (12.46%) Business Analysis
18 34 (11.15%) SaaS
19 33 (10.82%) Software Engineering
20 30 (9.84%) Logistics
20 30 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
21 29 (9.51%) Azure
21 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (8.85%) Docker
23 27 (8.85%) Configuration Management
23 27 (8.85%) Presentation Skills
24 26 (8.52%) J1939
24 26 (8.52%) Embedded 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 14 (4.59%) CMS
2 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 78 (25.57%) Simulink
2 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (4.26%) CANalyzer
4 13 (4.26%) Stateflow
5 9 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.15%) SaaS
2 29 (9.51%) Azure
3 26 (8.52%) AWS
4 14 (4.59%) Google Analytics
5 13 (4.26%) GCP
6 12 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.93%) Amazon ECS
6 12 (3.93%) Amazon S3
7 11 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (3.61%) AWS Step Functions
7 11 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (3.61%) Serverless
8 10 (3.28%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (3.28%) PaaS
9 9 (2.95%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (2.95%) Contentsquare
9 9 (2.95%) Google Data Studio
10 6 (1.97%) Figma
10 6 (1.97%) Miro
11 5 (1.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.52%) J1939
2 5 (1.64%) Firewall
3 3 (0.98%) LAN
4 2 (0.66%) Network Security
4 2 (0.66%) SD-WAN
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) Wireless
4 2 (0.66%) WLAN
5 1 (0.33%) AMQP
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) Modbus
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.54%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.95%) BigQuery
5 8 (2.62%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.64%) Power BI
8 4 (1.31%) Tableau
9 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.33%) DynamoDB
11 1 (0.33%) MySQL
11 1 (0.33%) Panintelligence
11 1 (0.33%) Redis
11 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.56%) JIRA
2 13 (4.26%) ClearCase
2 13 (4.26%) Plastic SCM
3 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.33%) CMake
5 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Postman
5 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (31.80%) Social Skills
2 60 (19.67%) Marketing
3 58 (19.02%) Finance
4 55 (18.03%) Electronics
5 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (8.85%) Presentation Skills
7 26 (8.52%) Retail
8 23 (7.54%) Aviation
9 21 (6.89%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (4.92%) Manufacturing
11 11 (3.61%) Billing
12 8 (2.62%) Legal
13 6 (1.97%) Publishing
14 5 (1.64%) Aerospace
15 4 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.66%) Back Office
17 2 (0.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 1 (0.33%) Public Sector
18 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (21.31%) MATLAB Engineer
2 62 (20.33%) Analyst
3 53 (17.38%) Electronics Engineer
4 48 (15.74%) Developer
5 39 (12.79%) Systems Engineer
6 33 (10.82%) Software Engineer
7 28 (9.18%) Embedded Engineer
8 23 (7.54%) Project Manager
9 19 (6.23%) Graduate
10 18 (5.90%) .NET Developer
10 18 (5.90%) Business Analyst
11 16 (5.25%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 13 (4.26%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
14 13 (4.26%) Automotive Software Engineer
14 13 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 12 (3.93%) PHP Developer
16 11 (3.61%) Backend Developer
17 10 (3.28%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) .NET
2 18 (5.90%) REST
3 15 (4.92%) .NET Core
3 15 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (4.59%) GraphQL
4 14 (4.59%) Node.js
5 12 (3.93%) Celery
5 12 (3.93%) Django
5 12 (3.93%) Laravel
6 11 (3.61%) boto
6 11 (3.61%) RESTful
7 8 (2.62%) EDI
8 5 (1.64%) React
9 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.98%) SailPoint
9 3 (0.98%) SOAP
10 2 (0.66%) WCF
10 2 (0.66%) WebSockets
11 1 (0.33%) Google Maps API
11 1 (0.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.23%) Algorithms
2 41 (13.44%) Embedded Systems
3 30 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (7.21%) User Experience
5 18 (5.90%) PMI
6 17 (5.57%) Marketing Technology
7 9 (2.95%) Life Science
7 9 (2.95%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (1.97%) FMCG
9 5 (1.64%) ASIC
9 5 (1.64%) Verilog
10 3 (0.98%) IoT
11 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.33%) VHDL
12 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.95%) Windows
2 7 (2.30%) Linux
3 5 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.95%) Agile
2 65 (21.31%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
3 62 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (15.41%) Project Management
5 46 (15.08%) Customer Requirements
6 43 (14.10%) Validation
7 38 (12.46%) Business Analysis
8 33 (10.82%) Software Engineering
9 30 (9.84%) Logistics
10 28 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (8.85%) Configuration Management
12 24 (7.87%) Analytics
13 23 (7.54%) CRM
13 23 (7.54%) Customer Insight
14 22 (7.21%) Customer-Centricity
15 21 (6.89%) Scrum
16 20 (6.56%) Business Development
17 19 (6.23%) E-Commerce
17 19 (6.23%) Microservices
18 18 (5.90%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.57%) MATLAB
2 54 (17.70%) Python
3 50 (16.39%) C
4 26 (8.52%) Embedded C
5 14 (4.59%) SQL
5 14 (4.59%) TypeScript
6 13 (4.26%) Perl
7 12 (3.93%) PHP
8 9 (2.95%) C#
9 6 (1.97%) R
10 5 (1.64%) C++
10 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.31%) Go
11 4 (1.31%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) Fortran
13 1 (0.33%) Java
13 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 88 (28.85%) Degree
2 18 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (5.90%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.26%) HND
4 6 (1.97%) IIBA
5 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ACCA
9 1 (0.33%) CISA
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) CompTIA CySA+
9 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.33%) CRISC
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.52%) ISO 26262
2 13 (4.26%) Automotive SPICE
2 13 (4.26%) AUTOSAR
2 13 (4.26%) MISRA
3 5 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.64%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ITGC
System Software
1 27 (8.85%) Docker
2 8 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Ansible
2 2 (0.66%) Terraform
3 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (6.56%) Google
2 18 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.90%) SAP
3 14 (4.59%) IBM
4 13 (4.26%) Lauterbach
5 9 (2.95%) Adobe
5 9 (2.95%) Apple
6 8 (2.62%) QAD
7 5 (1.64%) Cadence
7 5 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.31%) Okta
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle
8 4 (1.31%) Synopsys
9 3 (0.98%) VMware
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco
10 2 (0.66%) Citrix
10 2 (0.66%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.33%) Progress
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.33%) UiPath