Period
to 27 January 2022

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

Automotive
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 199 262 253
Rank change year-on-year +63 -9 +114
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 279 63 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.84% 1.36% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 39 195
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,800 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year - -1.96% +15.91%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

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 9,829 4,620 11,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.22% 45.37% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,021 3,496 8,626
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Thames Valley -13 103 £47,500 -5.00% 44
Kent +23 92 £30,000 -40.00% 7
Berkshire -13 69 £51,000 +2.00% 20
Hampshire -42 38 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Surrey -38 34 £60,000 -0.83% 13
Buckinghamshire -30 29 £39,000 -4.88% 10
East Sussex - 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 £100,000 - 9
Oxfordshire - 5 £46,500 - 14
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 80 (28.67%) Algorithms
2 73 (26.16%) Social Skills
3 71 (25.45%) MATLAB
4 70 (25.09%) Simulink
5 58 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (20.79%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
6 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (15.41%) Degree
9 42 (15.05%) Retail
10 39 (13.98%) Validation
11 36 (12.90%) Electronics
12 35 (12.54%) Presentation Skills
13 32 (11.47%) Python
14 31 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 31 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
15 30 (10.75%) Azure
15 30 (10.75%) Project Management
16 29 (10.39%) AWS
17 27 (9.68%) Finance
18 26 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (8.96%) Microsoft
20 24 (8.60%) C
20 24 (8.60%) .NET
20 24 (8.60%) Coaching
20 24 (8.60%) Microservices
21 22 (7.89%) Marketing
22 21 (7.53%) Computer Science
22 21 (7.53%) SQL Server
22 21 (7.53%) SQL

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 7 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.72%) Confluence
3 2 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 70 (25.09%) Simulink
2 12 (4.30%) Stateflow
3 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.36%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.75%) Azure
2 29 (10.39%) AWS
3 17 (6.09%) Power Platform
4 14 (5.02%) Serverless
5 12 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
5 12 (4.30%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.87%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.15%) AWS Step Functions
7 6 (2.15%) Cloudflare
7 6 (2.15%) CloudFront
7 6 (2.15%) SaaS
8 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.72%) GCP
8 2 (0.72%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) AMQP
1 6 (2.15%) DNS
2 4 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.09%) Power BI
3 9 (3.23%) Big Data
4 7 (2.51%) Data Lake
4 7 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.15%) Redis
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.08%) MySQL
7 3 (1.08%) Tableau
8 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (4.30%) ClearCase
1 12 (4.30%) JIRA
1 12 (4.30%) Plastic SCM
2 11 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.23%) Selenium
4 6 (2.15%) CircleCI
5 5 (1.79%) eggPlant
6 3 (1.08%) Postman
7 2 (0.72%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.72%) Gradle
7 2 (0.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) CMake
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (26.16%) Social Skills
2 45 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (15.05%) Retail
4 36 (12.90%) Electronics
5 35 (12.54%) Presentation Skills
6 27 (9.68%) Finance
7 22 (7.89%) Marketing
8 19 (6.81%) Manufacturing
9 11 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (3.23%) Aerospace
10 9 (3.23%) Banking
11 8 (2.87%) Public Sector
12 6 (2.15%) Publishing
13 4 (1.43%) Billing
13 4 (1.43%) Games
13 4 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
14 3 (1.08%) Advertising
15 1 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (15.77%) MATLAB Engineer
2 40 (14.34%) Developer
3 34 (12.19%) Analyst
4 32 (11.47%) Systems Engineer
5 29 (10.39%) Electronics Engineer
6 22 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.53%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.17%) Architect
9 18 (6.45%) Project Manager
10 17 (6.09%) Business Analyst
10 17 (6.09%) Software Engineer
11 16 (5.73%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (5.38%) IT Manager
12 15 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.02%) Design Engineer
13 14 (5.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 14 (5.02%) EMC Engineer
13 14 (5.02%) Hardware Engineer
13 14 (5.02%) Hardware Test Engineer
13 14 (5.02%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) .NET
2 15 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (4.66%) .NET Core
3 13 (4.66%) React
4 12 (4.30%) Celery
4 12 (4.30%) Django
5 8 (2.87%) RESTful
6 7 (2.51%) D3.js
6 7 (2.51%) Shiny
7 6 (2.15%) boto
7 6 (2.15%) FastAPI
7 6 (2.15%) Flask
7 6 (2.15%) pytest
7 6 (2.15%) SQLAlchemy
7 6 (2.15%) WebSockets
8 5 (1.79%) CSS
9 4 (1.43%) jQuery
9 4 (1.43%) WCF
9 4 (1.43%) WPF
10 3 (1.08%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 80 (28.67%) Algorithms
2 19 (6.81%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 18 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.73%) Life Science
4 16 (5.73%) Renewable Energy
5 10 (3.58%) PMI
5 10 (3.58%) User Experience
6 9 (3.23%) Verilog
7 8 (2.87%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.51%) ASIC
8 7 (2.51%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (2.15%) Arduino
9 6 (2.15%) FMCG
9 6 (2.15%) Marketing Technology
9 6 (2.15%) Raspberry Pi
9 6 (2.15%) Video on Demand
9 6 (2.15%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.08%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Android
4 2 (0.72%) Unix
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.79%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
1 58 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.98%) Validation
4 31 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 31 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 30 (10.75%) Project Management
6 26 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (8.60%) Coaching
7 24 (8.60%) Microservices
8 21 (7.53%) Computer Science
9 19 (6.81%) Change Management
9 19 (6.81%) Line Management
10 16 (5.73%) CRM
10 16 (5.73%) Data Analysis
10 16 (5.73%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.73%) Scrum
11 15 (5.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 15 (5.38%) Waterfall
12 14 (5.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.45%) MATLAB
2 32 (11.47%) Python
3 24 (8.60%) C
4 21 (7.53%) SQL
5 20 (7.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.02%) C#
6 14 (5.02%) Embedded C
7 12 (4.30%) Perl
8 10 (3.58%) C++
9 7 (2.51%) R
10 6 (2.15%) Java
11 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.08%) VB
13 2 (0.72%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.72%) Ladder Logic
13 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) Fortran
14 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (15.41%) Degree
2 16 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.58%) ISEB
3 10 (3.58%) PMI Certification
3 10 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.87%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.08%) IIBA
8 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) ISO 26262
2 12 (4.30%) MISRA
3 7 (2.51%) GDPR
4 4 (1.43%) QA
5 3 (1.08%) IEC 61508
5 3 (1.08%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (5.38%) Docker
2 11 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.02%) EMC
3 13 (4.66%) IBM
4 12 (4.30%) Lauterbach
4 12 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.30%) SAP
5 10 (3.58%) Cadence
6 6 (2.15%) VMware
7 5 (1.79%) Keysight
7 5 (1.79%) Synopsys
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco
8 4 (1.43%) Google
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle
9 3 (1.08%) Citrix
10 1 (0.36%) Dell
10 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.36%) Veeam
10 1 (0.36%) Xactly