Period
to 24 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 483 443 785
Rank change year-on-year -40 +342 +29
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 220 942 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.69% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 114 402 296
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,253 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% -0.52% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,000 £28,875
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

Aerospace is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18,983 55,816 71,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.72% 39.61% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14,874 41,853 54,985
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +3.45%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Aerospace as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Aerospace.

Salary trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2020. 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
UK excluding London +7 200 £50,000 +11.11% 138
England -32 198 £50,000 +5.26% 137
South East +53 52 £46,000 -3.16% 25
South West -4 44 £50,000 +18.20% 40
Midlands +36 38 £45,000 -21.74% 18
North of England +126 27 £62,500 +65.99% 8
North West +123 27 £62,500 +80.32% 6
West Midlands +22 26 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Scotland +114 21 £47,500 +5.56% 12
London +143 19 £70,000 -12.50% 15
East of England +142 18 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Work from Home -39 13 £55,000 -8.33% 7
East Midlands +69 12 £50,000 -13.04% 9

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, IT jobs citing Aerospace 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 with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 88 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.27%) Degree
4 54 (24.55%) Software Engineering
4 54 (24.55%) SC Cleared
5 39 (17.73%) C++
5 39 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (17.27%) Python
7 36 (16.36%) Automotive
8 34 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (15.00%) C
10 32 (14.55%) C#
11 30 (13.64%) Linux
12 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
13 23 (10.45%) LAN
13 23 (10.45%) Management Information System
13 23 (10.45%) Azure
14 22 (10.00%) SQL
14 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 22 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
15 20 (9.09%) Project Management
16 19 (8.64%) .NET
16 19 (8.64%) Cyber Intelligence
17 18 (8.18%) Windows
17 18 (8.18%) Validation
18 17 (7.73%) SQL Server
18 17 (7.73%) OO
18 17 (7.73%) MATLAB
18 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (7.27%) Service Management

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.55%) Confluence
2 5 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.27%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.91%) Apache
3 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Simulink
2 6 (2.73%) Stateflow
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) CATIA
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.45%) Azure
2 12 (5.45%) AWS
3 6 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.91%) Serverless
4 2 (0.91%) WhatsApp
5 1 (0.45%) GCP
5 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.45%) LAN
2 15 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.91%) Firewall
4 11 (5.00%) RS-232
5 10 (4.55%) Network Security
6 9 (4.09%) Internet
6 9 (4.09%) RS-485
7 6 (2.73%) DNS
7 6 (2.73%) Wireless
8 5 (2.27%) HTTP
9 4 (1.82%) SMTP
9 4 (1.82%) VPN
10 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.36%) OSPF
10 3 (1.36%) WAN
11 2 (0.91%) ATM
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.91%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.18%) Big Data
3 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.36%) MySQL
6 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.91%) GIS
6 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.91%) HBase
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.91%) QlikView
6 2 (0.91%) Redis
6 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) JIRA
2 10 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.91%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.91%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.91%) MagicDraw
7 2 (0.91%) Selenium
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.45%) LSMW
8 1 (0.45%) NUnit
8 1 (0.45%) Sikuli
8 1 (0.45%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) xUnit.net
General
1 36 (16.36%) Automotive
2 16 (7.27%) Electronics
3 14 (6.36%) Finance
4 12 (5.45%) Law
5 11 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.64%) Military
7 6 (2.73%) Games
7 6 (2.73%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.27%) Avionics
9 4 (1.82%) Marketing
9 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.36%) Banking
10 3 (1.36%) Police
11 2 (0.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.91%) Retail
12 1 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) French Language
12 1 (0.45%) Legal
12 1 (0.45%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (20.91%) Software Engineer
2 27 (12.27%) Developer
3 18 (8.18%) Security Engineer
4 17 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) Architect
7 14 (6.36%) Analyst
8 10 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Radar Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Security Specialist
10 7 (3.18%) Senior Radar Engineer
10 7 (3.18%) Splunk Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Information Security Specialist
11 6 (2.73%) Information Specialist
11 6 (2.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) .NET
2 12 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (4.09%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.64%) HTML
6 7 (3.18%) JSON
7 6 (2.73%) React
7 6 (2.73%) Regular Expression
7 6 (2.73%) XML
8 5 (2.27%) .NET Core
8 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.27%) Middleware
9 4 (1.82%) RESTful
9 4 (1.82%) Web Services
10 3 (1.36%) CSS
10 3 (1.36%) Node.js
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.36%) Spring
11 2 (0.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.36%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.09%) Internet of Things
5 9 (4.09%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.64%) CAN bus
7 7 (3.18%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (3.18%) PMI
8 6 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.73%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.36%) PKI
12 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.64%) Linux
2 18 (8.18%) Windows
3 5 (2.27%) Unix
4 4 (1.82%) VxWorks
4 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.36%) CentOS
5 3 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.91%) Debian
6 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (24.55%) Software Engineering
3 39 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
6 20 (9.09%) Project Management
7 19 (8.64%) Cyber Intelligence
8 18 (8.18%) Validation
9 17 (7.73%) OO
10 16 (7.27%) Service Management
10 16 (7.27%) SIEM
10 16 (7.27%) Time Management
11 15 (6.82%) Risk Management
11 15 (6.82%) SDLC
12 14 (6.36%) MVC
12 14 (6.36%) Scrum
13 13 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.91%) ITIL
13 13 (5.91%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.73%) C++
2 38 (17.27%) Python
3 33 (15.00%) C
4 32 (14.55%) C#
5 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.00%) SQL
7 17 (7.73%) MATLAB
8 15 (6.82%) Java
9 9 (4.09%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.82%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.82%) R
11 4 (1.82%) VBScript
12 3 (1.36%) Perl
12 3 (1.36%) PHP
12 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.91%) Fortran
13 2 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (27.27%) Degree
3 54 (24.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.00%) CISSP
4 11 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (4.55%) CISM
5 10 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.27%) PhD
8 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.82%) GIAC
8 4 (1.82%) HNC
8 4 (1.82%) OSCP
9 3 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.36%) HND
9 3 (1.36%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.36%) PMP
10 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) RMADS
2 5 (2.27%) GDPR
3 4 (1.82%) SLA
4 3 (1.36%) MISRA
5 2 (0.91%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.45%) DO-254
6 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.45%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.18%) Docker
3 6 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.36%) Firmware
4 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.91%) Snort
5 2 (0.91%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) Terraform
2 5 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (1.36%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.91%) OPNET
5 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.45%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.55%) Splunk
3 8 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 8 (3.64%) Cisco
3 8 (3.64%) SAP
4 7 (3.18%) VMware
5 6 (2.73%) Oracle
6 4 (1.82%) Capita
7 3 (1.36%) IBM
7 3 (1.36%) NetApp
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.91%) Juniper
8 2 (0.91%) New Relic
8 2 (0.91%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.91%) QNX
8 2 (0.91%) Veeam
9 1 (0.45%) hybris
9 1 (0.45%) Keysight
9 1 (0.45%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.45%) Sparx