Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 601 774
Rank change year-on-year +193 +173 +50
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 830 588 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.77% 0.98% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 403 336 324
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.10% +7.06%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,125 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 46,917 59,763 76,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.05% 40.37% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35,585 45,292 59,793
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 17 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 2 April 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
England +233 780 £45,000 -2.17% 345
UK excluding London +179 711 £45,000 - 353
South West +149 271 £45,000 -2.70% 107
South East +77 268 £48,240 +1.56% 90
London +133 89 £42,500 -30.61% 21
Work from Home +82 85 £45,000 - 27
North of England +120 67 £43,268 -3.85% 27
North West +88 55 £37,654 -16.32% 17
Midlands +31 52 £45,000 -1.10% 61
West Midlands +25 39 £60,000 +3.45% 35
East of England +81 34 £42,500 -5.56% 39
East Midlands +26 13 £38,750 -3.13% 26
Yorkshire +45 11 £45,000 - 6
Scotland +32 10 £51,750 +43.75% 21
Wales -10 5 £37,500 +3.45% 8
Northern Ireland +17 4 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 283 (34.10%) Degree
2 277 (33.37%) Security Cleared
3 249 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 196 (23.61%) Military
5 194 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
6 186 (22.41%) Management Information System
7 165 (19.88%) C#
8 158 (19.04%) Problem-Solving
9 144 (17.35%) SC Cleared
10 143 (17.23%) C++
11 132 (15.90%) Windows
12 131 (15.78%) C
13 117 (14.10%) Linux
13 117 (14.10%) Python
14 104 (12.53%) SQL
15 103 (12.41%) .NET
16 95 (11.45%) SDLC
17 87 (10.48%) Java
18 85 (10.24%) Manufacturing
19 80 (9.64%) Actionable Insight
20 78 (9.40%) Systems Engineering
20 78 (9.40%) Automotive
21 75 (9.04%) OO
22 74 (8.92%) UML
23 71 (8.55%) Ada
24 69 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
25 68 (8.19%) BMC PATROL
26 67 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
26 67 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
27 65 (7.83%) Time 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 16 (1.93%) Tornado
2 14 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.69%) IIS
3 13 (1.57%) Apache
4 11 (1.33%) Confluence
5 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.84%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.24%) Documentum
8 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.12%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 23 (2.77%) Simulink
2 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.48%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.36%) Abaqus
6 3 (0.36%) Mathcad
6 3 (0.36%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.36%) Revit
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.24%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.24%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.24%) Windchill
8 1 (0.12%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.12%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.36%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.36%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.24%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.24%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.42%) Azure
2 28 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.69%) AWS
4 10 (1.20%) SaaS
5 8 (0.96%) PaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Office 365
7 4 (0.48%) GitHub
7 4 (0.48%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.36%) npm
9 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.70%) TCP/IP
2 32 (3.86%) WAN
3 28 (3.37%) Internet
3 28 (3.37%) Tactical Data Link
4 26 (3.13%) HTTP
4 26 (3.13%) Network Security
5 22 (2.65%) LAN
6 20 (2.41%) Firewall
7 18 (2.17%) 4G
8 14 (1.69%) DNS
8 14 (1.69%) Ethernet
9 10 (1.20%) SAN
10 9 (1.08%) LTE
10 9 (1.08%) VPN
11 8 (0.96%) DHCP
11 8 (0.96%) RS-232
11 8 (0.96%) Wireless
12 6 (0.72%) VoIP
13 5 (0.60%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.60%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.82%) Big Data
3 23 (2.77%) MongoDB
4 17 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (1.81%) Geospatial Data
5 15 (1.81%) GIS
6 14 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.69%) SQLite
7 13 (1.57%) HBase
7 13 (1.57%) KNIME
7 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2017
8 11 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.60%) MySQL
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (5.18%) Rational DOORS
2 35 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.89%) JIRA
4 20 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.81%) Polyspace
6 14 (1.69%) VectorCAST
7 12 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.33%) Subversion
9 10 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
9 10 (1.20%) Selenium
10 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.96%) Postman
11 7 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
11 7 (0.84%) JMeter
11 7 (0.84%) LabVIEW
12 6 (0.72%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.60%) JDeveloper
13 5 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 196 (23.61%) Military
2 85 (10.24%) Manufacturing
3 78 (9.40%) Automotive
4 58 (6.99%) Electronics
5 56 (6.75%) Finance
6 30 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.05%) Marketing
8 14 (1.69%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.57%) Legal
10 12 (1.45%) Avionics
11 11 (1.33%) Games
12 10 (1.20%) Retail
13 8 (0.96%) Law
14 7 (0.84%) Banking
14 7 (0.84%) Police
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.24%) Advertising
16 2 (0.24%) Back Office
17 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (21.08%) Software Engineer
2 99 (11.93%) Developer
3 72 (8.67%) Systems Engineer
4 68 (8.19%) Analyst
5 52 (6.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 48 (5.78%) Consultant
7 46 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 44 (5.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 34 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (4.10%) Junior
10 25 (3.01%) Embedded Engineer
11 24 (2.89%) Architect
12 22 (2.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 22 (2.65%) Technical Manager
13 21 (2.53%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.41%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (2.29%) Data Engineer
15 19 (2.29%) Hardware Engineer
16 18 (2.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 17 (2.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (12.41%) .NET
2 52 (6.27%) .NET Framework
3 41 (4.94%) HTML
4 39 (4.70%) ASP.NET
5 37 (4.46%) XML
6 29 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 28 (3.37%) Middleware
7 28 (3.37%) REST
8 26 (3.13%) CSS
9 25 (3.01%) JSON
10 24 (2.89%) Web Services
11 20 (2.41%) Apache Flex
12 18 (2.17%) RESTful
13 17 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.69%) React
15 13 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
16 12 (1.45%) Entity Framework
16 12 (1.45%) JSP
17 11 (1.33%) SOAP
17 11 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 186 (22.41%) Management Information System
2 67 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 16 (1.93%) Algorithms
5 12 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (1.33%) Robotics
6 11 (1.33%) User Experience
7 10 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
9 7 (0.84%) Analogue Electronics
9 7 (0.84%) Fibre Optics
9 7 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.72%) Acoustics
10 6 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 132 (15.90%) Windows
2 117 (14.10%) Linux
3 35 (4.22%) Windows 10
3 35 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.08%) Unix
6 9 (1.08%) VxWorks
7 7 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 194 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (19.04%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (11.45%) SDLC
5 80 (9.64%) Actionable Insight
6 78 (9.40%) Systems Engineering
7 75 (9.04%) OO
8 74 (8.92%) UML
9 69 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
10 65 (7.83%) Time Management
11 64 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 57 (6.87%) Mentoring
13 54 (6.51%) Customer Requirements
14 51 (6.14%) Analytics
14 51 (6.14%) Computer Science
15 50 (6.02%) Configuration Management
16 49 (5.90%) Process Improvement
17 48 (5.78%) OOD
18 47 (5.66%) Business Development
18 47 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 165 (19.88%) C#
2 143 (17.23%) C++
3 131 (15.78%) C
4 117 (14.10%) Python
5 104 (12.53%) SQL
6 87 (10.48%) Java
7 71 (8.55%) Ada
8 61 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 36 (4.34%) MATLAB
10 32 (3.86%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.13%) Assembly Language
11 26 (3.13%) R
12 18 (2.17%) Perl
13 16 (1.93%) Embedded C
13 16 (1.93%) VBScript
14 12 (1.45%) PHP
14 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 283 (34.10%) Degree
2 277 (33.37%) Security Cleared
3 144 (17.35%) SC Cleared
4 46 (5.54%) Chartered Engineer
5 41 (4.94%) DV Cleared
6 28 (3.37%) ISTQB
7 27 (3.25%) ISEB
8 21 (2.53%) CISSP
8 21 (2.53%) HND
9 20 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (2.17%) CISM
11 11 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (1.20%) CCNA
13 9 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.08%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.96%) CISA
14 8 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.75%) QA
2 21 (2.53%) Def Stans
3 19 (2.29%) GDPR
3 19 (2.29%) IEC 61508
4 17 (2.05%) NCSC
5 15 (1.81%) HAZOP
6 14 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.84%) ISO 26262
8 5 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.48%) ECSS
9 4 (0.48%) NIST
10 3 (0.36%) ARP4754
10 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.36%) MISRA
11 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.24%) RMADS
12 1 (0.12%) IASME
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 55 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (2.05%) Docker
5 15 (1.81%) VMware NSX
6 8 (0.96%) vSphere
7 6 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.48%) XenApp
8 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 68 (8.19%) BMC PATROL
2 15 (1.81%) vCenter Server
3 10 (1.20%) HP ALM
3 10 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.84%) Ansible
5 5 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.36%) Terraform
7 2 (0.24%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.11%) VMware
3 23 (2.77%) Atlassian
4 20 (2.41%) Cisco
5 19 (2.29%) Oracle
6 18 (2.17%) Juniper
7 17 (2.05%) Splunk
8 16 (1.93%) SAP
9 15 (1.81%) HP
10 14 (1.69%) EMC
11 10 (1.20%) Dell
11 10 (1.20%) McAfee
11 10 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.96%) Veeam
14 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.72%) Mentor Graphics
16 5 (0.60%) NetApp
16 5 (0.60%) SolarWinds
16 5 (0.60%) Sun