Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 326 328
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +49
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 727 871 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.92% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.73% 2.53% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 510 712 790
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £59,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,621 34,481 36,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.78% 37.32% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19,238 26,183 27,972
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK excluding London

Automotive
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Automotive in the UK excluding London

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the UK excluding London

Automotive
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
South East +32 220 £50,000 - 97
Midlands -60 132 £42,500 +6.25% 125
North of England +8 129 £45,000 +7.78% 85
West Midlands -60 101 £41,500 - 94
North West +49 97 £50,000 +19.76% 38
East of England +68 95 £45,000 - 60
South West +1 74 £62,500 +38.89% 44
Scotland +68 61 £37,500 +36.36% 15
East Midlands -16 28 £45,000 +14.65% 31
Yorkshire -4 24 £44,000 +13.55% 37
Wales +14 16 £30,000 -29.41% 9
North East +3 8 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Northern Ireland -9 2 £47,750 +87.25% 2
Automotive
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 250 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (26.55%) C
3 175 (24.07%) C++
4 166 (22.83%) Software Engineering
5 163 (22.42%) Degree
6 154 (21.18%) Linux
7 123 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
8 115 (15.82%) Python
9 110 (15.13%) C#
10 107 (14.72%) Java
10 107 (14.72%) .NET
10 107 (14.72%) Computer Science
11 104 (14.31%) Retail
12 100 (13.76%) Windows
12 100 (13.76%) Finance
13 92 (12.65%) SQL
14 91 (12.52%) Electronics
15 87 (11.97%) JavaScript
16 85 (11.69%) Microsoft
16 85 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
16 85 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
17 84 (11.55%) Mentoring
17 84 (11.55%) Project Management
18 83 (11.42%) HTML
19 80 (11.00%) SQL Server
19 80 (11.00%) CSS
20 74 (10.18%) Git (software)
21 70 (9.63%) Azure
22 69 (9.49%) Google
23 68 (9.35%) Manufacturing

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 17 (2.34%) IIS
2 14 (1.93%) Confluence
3 11 (1.51%) Apache
4 7 (0.96%) CMS
4 7 (0.96%) JBoss
4 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.83%) Drupal
5 6 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 5 (0.69%) MTS
6 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.69%) WordPress
7 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.71%) Simulink
3 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.65%) Stateflow
5 7 (0.96%) CATIA
6 5 (0.69%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.28%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.28%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.24%) SAP MM
2 9 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.69%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.63%) Azure
2 58 (7.98%) AWS
3 38 (5.23%) GCP
4 18 (2.48%) SaaS
5 11 (1.51%) GitHub
6 10 (1.38%) Office 365
6 10 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.69%) npm
8 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.55%) Serverless
8 4 (0.55%) Slack
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon Alexa
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.28%) Dialogflow
9 2 (0.28%) G Suite
9 2 (0.28%) Google Docs
9 2 (0.28%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.64%) Firewall
2 19 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.34%) Internet
4 13 (1.79%) DNS
4 13 (1.79%) VLAN
5 12 (1.65%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.51%) 3G
6 11 (1.51%) 5G
6 11 (1.51%) DHCP
6 11 (1.51%) DMZ
6 11 (1.51%) LTE
6 11 (1.51%) Network Security
7 10 (1.38%) VPN
7 10 (1.38%) Wireless
8 9 (1.24%) FlexRay
8 9 (1.24%) GSM
9 7 (0.96%) 2G
9 7 (0.96%) 4G
9 7 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.55%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.64%) MySQL
3 30 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.06%) DTS
6 12 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (1.24%) BigQuery
10 8 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.10%) MS Access
10 8 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.96%) Big Data
11 7 (0.96%) Bigtable
11 7 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.29%) JIRA
3 26 (3.58%) Subversion
4 17 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (1.65%) CANoe
5 12 (1.65%) Selenium
6 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.10%) Maven
8 7 (0.96%) GitLab
8 7 (0.96%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.83%) Polyspace
9 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.69%) GNU Toolchain
10 5 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (0.69%) VectorCAST
11 4 (0.55%) gulp
11 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (14.31%) Retail
2 100 (13.76%) Finance
3 91 (12.52%) Electronics
4 68 (9.35%) Manufacturing
5 59 (8.12%) Aerospace
6 34 (4.68%) Marketing
7 27 (3.71%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.48%) Military
9 11 (1.51%) Games
10 10 (1.38%) Advertising
11 8 (1.10%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.69%) Avionics
12 5 (0.69%) Banking
12 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.41%) German Language
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 164 (22.56%) Developer
2 109 (14.99%) Software Engineer
3 75 (10.32%) Analyst
4 53 (7.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 43 (5.91%) Software Developer
6 42 (5.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 40 (5.50%) Java Developer
8 37 (5.09%) .NET Developer
9 33 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 29 (3.99%) Project Manager
12 28 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (3.58%) Support Analyst
14 24 (3.30%) Applications Engineer
15 23 (3.16%) Applications Support
16 21 (2.89%) Software Applications Engineer
17 20 (2.75%) Design Engineer
18 19 (2.61%) Junior
19 18 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.72%) .NET
2 83 (11.42%) HTML
3 80 (11.00%) CSS
4 37 (5.09%) ASP.NET
5 35 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 33 (4.54%) Vulkan
7 24 (3.30%) jQuery
7 24 (3.30%) RESTful
8 23 (3.16%) XML
9 22 (3.03%) .NET Core
10 21 (2.89%) Java EE
11 20 (2.75%) Web Services
12 18 (2.48%) Laravel
13 16 (2.20%) LAMP
13 16 (2.20%) Spring
14 15 (2.06%) Classic ASP
14 15 (2.06%) HTML5
14 15 (2.06%) Node.js
14 15 (2.06%) Sass
15 14 (1.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
1 85 (11.69%) Embedded Systems
2 64 (8.80%) Algorithms
3 49 (6.74%) Smartphone
4 45 (6.19%) User Experience
5 38 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.16%) Robotics
7 22 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 18 (2.48%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.20%) Device Driver
11 15 (2.06%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.79%) CAN bus
12 13 (1.79%) CCTV
12 13 (1.79%) FMCG
13 11 (1.51%) CUDA
13 11 (1.51%) Lidar
13 11 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.38%) Infotainment
14 10 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (21.18%) Linux
2 100 (13.76%) Windows
3 55 (7.57%) Android
4 42 (5.78%) Windows Server
5 38 (5.23%) Tizen
6 18 (2.48%) Unix
6 18 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.06%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.65%) Debian
9 11 (1.51%) CentOS
10 10 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.96%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.55%) FreeRTOS
13 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.41%) AIX
14 3 (0.41%) SUSE
14 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (22.83%) Software Engineering
3 123 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (14.72%) Computer Science
5 84 (11.55%) Mentoring
5 84 (11.55%) Project Management
6 58 (7.98%) Scrum
7 47 (6.46%) DevOps
8 46 (6.33%) Open Source
9 44 (6.05%) Power Management
10 43 (5.91%) Computer Architecture
11 40 (5.50%) ITIL
11 40 (5.50%) Visualisation
12 37 (5.09%) PRINCE2
12 37 (5.09%) SDLC
12 37 (5.09%) TDD
12 37 (5.09%) Web Development
13 35 (4.81%) Technical Leadership
14 34 (4.68%) CRM
15 33 (4.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 193 (26.55%) C
2 175 (24.07%) C++
3 115 (15.82%) Python
4 110 (15.13%) C#
5 107 (14.72%) Java
6 92 (12.65%) SQL
7 87 (11.97%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.74%) Embedded C
9 47 (6.46%) MATLAB
10 46 (6.33%) PHP
11 21 (2.89%) Assembly Language
12 19 (2.61%) Perl
13 16 (2.20%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.24%) VB
16 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.83%) ABAP
17 6 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (22.42%) Degree
2 45 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.75%) PhD
4 17 (2.34%) APMP
4 17 (2.34%) PMP
5 11 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.38%) RHCE
7 9 (1.24%) SAP Certification
7 9 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.83%) CCNA
8 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CIPD
12 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.14%) ISEB
13 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.60%) ISO 26262
2 43 (5.91%) QA
3 19 (2.61%) MISRA
3 19 (2.61%) SLA
4 18 (2.48%) IEC 61508
4 18 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.06%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.24%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.83%) IEC 62304
7 6 (0.83%) PMO
8 5 (0.69%) JTAG
9 4 (0.55%) GDPR
10 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.28%) HAZOP
11 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.50%) Docker
2 36 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.40%) Firmware
4 19 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 33 (4.54%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.16%) SCCM
3 13 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (1.65%) Ansible
5 11 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.51%) Puppet
6 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 10 (1.38%) WSUS
6 10 (1.38%) yum
7 7 (0.96%) SCOM
8 5 (0.69%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.28%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) Packer
10 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.49%) Google
3 39 (5.36%) QNX
4 32 (4.40%) Oracle
5 26 (3.58%) SAP
6 18 (2.48%) VMware
7 15 (2.06%) Apple
8 13 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
9 11 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.24%) Cisco
11 8 (1.10%) JD Edwards
11 8 (1.10%) MKS
12 7 (0.96%) EMC
12 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.96%) Tableau
12 7 (0.96%) Teradata
13 6 (0.83%) Adobe
13 6 (0.83%) HP
14 5 (0.69%) IBM
14 5 (0.69%) MathWorks