Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 406 433 658
Rank change year-on-year +27 +225 +140
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 487 828 534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.70% 1.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 208 405 297
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,350 £30,025 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,375 £67,300 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 28,636 49,130 61,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.49% 39.90% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,535 37,735 47,747
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,575 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.16% +5.56% -

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 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 15 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 26 February 2021. 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 +25 447 £50,500 +12.22% 207
UK excluding London +18 418 £50,000 +11.11% 198
South West -28 114 £50,000 +14.94% 44
South East -2 100 £48,000 -4.00% 41
Midlands +112 95 £52,500 +23.53% 38
West Midlands +104 84 £52,500 -16.00% 28
Work from Home -136 61 £53,750 +19.44% 17
London +115 47 £57,000 +34.12% 28
East of England +100 47 £50,000 +17.65% 42
North of England +14 42 £50,000 +15.56% 14
North West +22 39 £55,000 +46.37% 8
Scotland +25 12 £48,000 -2.54% 8
East Midlands +29 11 £47,000 +21.29% 10
Wales +42 8 £36,000 -4.00% 11
North East +12 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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.

1 200 (41.07%) Degree
2 168 (34.50%) Problem-Solving
3 150 (30.80%) Security Cleared
4 90 (18.48%) SC Cleared
4 90 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (18.07%) Management Information System
6 85 (17.45%) Software Engineering
7 70 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (14.17%) Validation
9 66 (13.55%) Military
10 61 (12.53%) Python
11 58 (11.91%) Systems Engineering
12 57 (11.70%) Microsoft
13 56 (11.50%) SQL
14 54 (11.09%) C
14 54 (11.09%) C++
15 52 (10.68%) HNC
16 51 (10.47%) Mathematics
17 43 (8.83%) Windows
17 43 (8.83%) Linux
17 43 (8.83%) C#
17 43 (8.83%) Manufacturing
18 40 (8.21%) VMware
19 39 (8.01%) Information Security
19 39 (8.01%) Rational DOORS
19 39 (8.01%) Mentoring
20 37 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
20 37 (7.60%) UML
21 36 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (7.19%) Customer Requirements

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 13 (2.67%) IIS
2 9 (1.85%) Confluence
3 7 (1.44%) Apache
3 7 (1.44%) CMS
4 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 5 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.62%) Tornado
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (4.11%) Simulink
2 15 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.64%) Stateflow
6 6 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (1.03%) FrameMaker
7 5 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.82%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.82%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 4 (0.82%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.21%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.21%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (1.03%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.41%) Maximo
4 1 (0.21%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.52%) Azure
2 16 (3.29%) AWS
3 11 (2.26%) GitHub
4 5 (1.03%) Serverless
5 4 (0.82%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.62%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (0.62%) Twilio
7 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.41%) GCP
7 2 (0.41%) Trello
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.54%) LAN
2 21 (4.31%) Firewall
3 18 (3.70%) HTTP
4 17 (3.49%) Network Security
5 16 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.46%) DNS
7 11 (2.26%) Internet
8 8 (1.64%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.23%) DHCP
9 6 (1.23%) Skype
9 6 (1.23%) VPN
9 6 (1.23%) WAN
10 5 (1.03%) RS-232
11 4 (0.82%) FTP
11 4 (0.82%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.62%) DKIM
12 3 (0.62%) DMARC
12 3 (0.62%) RS-485
12 3 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.62%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.67%) Big Data
4 9 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.03%) MySQL
6 5 (1.03%) Tableau
7 4 (0.82%) Power BI
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) Redis
9 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.41%) GIS
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2019
10 1 (0.21%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (8.01%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (3.49%) JIRA
3 15 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.44%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.82%) Selenium
8 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.62%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.62%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.62%) Subversion
9 2 (0.41%) NUnit
9 2 (0.41%) Postman
9 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.41%) TestRail
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (13.55%) Military
2 43 (8.83%) Manufacturing
3 27 (5.54%) Electronics
4 25 (5.13%) Automotive
5 19 (3.90%) Police
6 17 (3.49%) Avionics
6 17 (3.49%) Finance
7 12 (2.46%) Legal
8 11 (2.26%) Law
9 10 (2.05%) Local Government
10 6 (1.23%) Marketing
11 5 (1.03%) Games
12 4 (0.82%) Banking
12 4 (0.82%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.82%) Publishing
12 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (17.25%) Systems Engineer
2 67 (13.76%) Software Engineer
3 33 (6.78%) Architect
3 33 (6.78%) Principal Engineer
4 30 (6.16%) Developer
5 26 (5.34%) Security Engineer
6 23 (4.72%) Analyst
7 18 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (3.49%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (3.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 16 (3.29%) .NET Developer
9 16 (3.29%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (3.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 14 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (2.87%) Consultant
11 14 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (2.67%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.31%) .NET
2 16 (3.29%) .NET Core
2 16 (3.29%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 15 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (3.08%) RESTful
4 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (2.67%) Blazor
5 13 (2.67%) Classic ASP
5 13 (2.67%) HTML
5 13 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (2.46%) Middleware
7 9 (1.85%) CSS
8 8 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.64%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.64%) XML
9 6 (1.23%) JSP
9 6 (1.23%) Web Services
10 5 (1.03%) JSON
10 5 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.87%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (2.67%) Robotics
6 11 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (1.23%) Fibre Optics
11 6 (1.23%) User Experience
12 5 (1.03%) Analogue Electronics
12 5 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.03%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.83%) Linux
1 43 (8.83%) Windows
2 8 (1.64%) Unix
3 4 (0.82%) CentOS
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Android TV
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (34.50%) Problem-Solving
2 90 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (17.45%) Software Engineering
4 70 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
5 69 (14.17%) Validation
6 58 (11.91%) Systems Engineering
7 51 (10.47%) Mathematics
8 39 (8.01%) Information Security
8 39 (8.01%) Mentoring
9 37 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (7.60%) UML
10 35 (7.19%) Customer Requirements
10 35 (7.19%) TOGAF
11 31 (6.37%) Computer Science
12 30 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.95%) Collaborative Working
13 29 (5.95%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 28 (5.75%) DevOps
15 27 (5.54%) Analytics
15 27 (5.54%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 61 (12.53%) Python
2 56 (11.50%) SQL
3 54 (11.09%) C
3 54 (11.09%) C++
4 43 (8.83%) C#
5 27 (5.54%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.52%) MATLAB
7 20 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 17 (3.49%) Java
9 15 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.46%) Ada
11 9 (1.85%) Fortran
11 9 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.64%) R
13 7 (1.44%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.23%) Perl
14 6 (1.23%) VB
15 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.03%) VBA
16 4 (0.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 200 (41.07%) Degree
2 150 (30.80%) Security Cleared
3 90 (18.48%) SC Cleared
4 52 (10.68%) HNC
5 32 (6.57%) HND
6 27 (5.54%) CISSP
7 25 (5.13%) CISM
7 25 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (4.72%) DV Cleared
9 19 (3.90%) Chartered Engineer
10 15 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (2.87%) CEH
12 12 (2.46%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (1.85%) CISMP
13 9 (1.85%) PhD
14 8 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.64%) OSCP
15 6 (1.23%) GIAC
16 5 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.87%) QA
2 13 (2.67%) RMADS
3 11 (2.26%) NIST
4 10 (2.05%) Def Stans
5 9 (1.85%) GDPR
6 8 (1.64%) HAZOP
7 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.23%) JSP 440
7 6 (1.23%) NEBOSH
8 5 (1.03%) GxP
8 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 4 (0.82%) ARP4754
9 4 (0.82%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.82%) MISRA
9 4 (0.82%) PMO
9 4 (0.82%) SLA
10 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.62%) NCSC
11 2 (0.41%) DO-254
11 2 (0.41%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 35 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.34%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.49%) vSphere
4 11 (2.26%) Firmware
5 7 (1.44%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.23%) Docker
6 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.08%) Ansible
2 11 (2.26%) Terraform
3 9 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.82%) OPNET
5 3 (0.62%) Nagios
5 3 (0.62%) Nmap
6 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.21%) EnCase
7 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.21%) VMware
3 21 (4.31%) Cisco
3 21 (4.31%) Oracle
4 17 (3.49%) IBM
5 13 (2.67%) Sparx
6 11 (2.26%) Splunk
7 10 (2.05%) EMC
8 9 (1.85%) Juniper
9 8 (1.64%) Dell
9 8 (1.64%) MathWorks
10 7 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.82%) Adobe
12 4 (0.82%) Citrix
12 4 (0.82%) PTC
12 4 (0.82%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.82%) Xilinx
13 3 (0.62%) Agilent
13 3 (0.62%) Keysight