Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 598 480 437
Rank change year-on-year -118 -43 +346
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 505 219 951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.90% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 208 104 377
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,375 £32,660
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 73,288 24,432 76,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.59% 50.98% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44,931 19,690 58,163
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 16 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 15 October 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 -108 431 £52,500 +5.00% 264
UK excluding London -120 350 £52,500 +5.00% 267
South West -15 129 £52,500 +5.00% 69
South East -92 127 £45,000 -5.26% 57
Work from Home -188 99 £55,000 - 29
London -194 72 £57,500 -17.86% 21
East of England -89 39 £53,750 +10.26% 40
North of England -142 31 £65,000 +9.24% 27
North West -105 26 £65,000 +9.24% 14
Midlands -142 24 £52,500 +5.00% 49
West Midlands -108 22 £52,500 +31.25% 35
Yorkshire - 4 £80,000 - 11
East Midlands -77 2 £59,500 +19.00% 13
Scotland -108 1 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Wales - 1 £24,000 - 17
North East - 1 £57,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 165 (32.67%) Degree
2 152 (30.10%) Security Cleared
3 139 (27.52%) Social Skills
4 113 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (21.58%) Software Engineering
6 90 (17.82%) Management Information System
7 86 (17.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 78 (15.45%) SC Cleared
9 71 (14.06%) C++
10 64 (12.67%) C
10 64 (12.67%) Mathematics
11 63 (12.48%) Automotive
12 57 (11.29%) Python
12 57 (11.29%) Systems Engineering
13 56 (11.09%) C#
14 55 (10.89%) Avionics
15 54 (10.69%) Linux
16 53 (10.50%) Java
16 53 (10.50%) Embedded Systems
17 51 (10.10%) Windows
18 50 (9.90%) SQL
18 50 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (9.50%) Project Management
19 48 (9.50%) Software Testing
20 47 (9.31%) JavaScript
20 47 (9.31%) Microsoft
21 46 (9.11%) DevOps
22 45 (8.91%) Algorithms
22 45 (8.91%) Scrum
23 44 (8.71%) AWS

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 5 (0.99%) Confluence
2 4 (0.79%) IIS
2 4 (0.79%) MS Project Server
2 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.59%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.59%) SAS
3 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.59%) WildFly
4 2 (0.40%) Apache
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.20%) WinCC
Applications
1 35 (6.93%) Simulink
2 30 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (3.17%) Stateflow
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.79%) Windchill
7 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.99%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.79%) Magento
3 4 (0.79%) Shopify
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.59%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.40%) SAP IBP
5 2 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.71%) AWS
2 42 (8.32%) Azure
3 15 (2.97%) Power Platform
4 9 (1.78%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (1.39%) Serverless
6 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.99%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) GitHub
7 2 (0.40%) Heroku
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (0.40%) Snowflake
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.14%) Firewall
2 18 (3.56%) VPN
3 17 (3.37%) LAN
3 17 (3.37%) WAN
4 15 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.57%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.38%) DNS
7 11 (2.18%) DHCP
8 10 (1.98%) HTTP
8 10 (1.98%) Network Security
9 9 (1.78%) SAN
10 8 (1.58%) VLAN
11 6 (1.19%) Tactical Data Link
11 6 (1.19%) VoIP
12 5 (0.99%) OSPF
12 5 (0.99%) SD-WAN
13 4 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.59%) BGP
14 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.97%) Power BI
3 13 (2.57%) Big Data
3 13 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.19%) MySQL
6 6 (1.19%) Power Query
7 5 (0.99%) GIS
7 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.99%) Tableau
8 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.40%) HBase
10 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
2 34 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.77%) JIRA
4 9 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.78%) Maven
4 9 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.99%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.79%) webpack
8 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.40%) Selenium
9 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.20%) JMeter
10 1 (0.20%) JUnit
10 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.20%) LSMW
10 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (27.52%) Social Skills
2 86 (17.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 63 (12.48%) Automotive
4 55 (10.89%) Avionics
5 42 (8.32%) Military
6 41 (8.12%) Manufacturing
7 35 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (6.93%) Finance
8 24 (4.75%) Games
9 20 (3.96%) Retail
10 17 (3.37%) Electronics
11 14 (2.77%) Public Sector
11 14 (2.77%) Telecoms
12 12 (2.38%) Law
13 11 (2.18%) Banking
14 9 (1.78%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (1.58%) Humanities
15 8 (1.58%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (1.58%) Marketing
16 7 (1.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 69 (13.66%) Systems Engineer
2 65 (12.87%) Software Engineer
3 54 (10.69%) Developer
4 49 (9.70%) Architect
5 42 (8.32%) Analyst
6 40 (7.92%) Embedded Engineer
7 38 (7.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 25 (4.95%) Principal Engineer
9 23 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (4.36%) Network Engineer
11 20 (3.96%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.37%) Consultant
13 16 (3.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (2.77%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.57%) Software Architect
16 12 (2.38%) Data Engineer
16 12 (2.38%) Project Manager
16 12 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
17 11 (2.18%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.14%) .NET
2 29 (5.74%) HTML
3 27 (5.35%) React
4 26 (5.15%) CSS
5 25 (4.95%) REST
6 20 (3.96%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.56%) Web Services
8 11 (2.18%) .NET Core
9 10 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.98%) GraphQL
9 10 (1.98%) JSON
9 10 (1.98%) Vue.js
10 8 (1.58%) Java EE
10 8 (1.58%) Next.js
10 8 (1.58%) OAuth
10 8 (1.58%) OAuth2
11 7 (1.39%) Kafka
12 6 (1.19%) jQuery
12 6 (1.19%) Middleware
13 5 (0.99%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 53 (10.50%) Embedded Systems
3 45 (8.91%) Algorithms
4 29 (5.74%) User Experience
5 26 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (4.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (3.17%) Robotics
8 13 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.18%) Fibre Optics
10 9 (1.78%) Animation
11 7 (1.39%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.79%) Pharmacovigilance
15 3 (0.59%) CESG
15 3 (0.59%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.69%) Linux
2 51 (10.10%) Windows
3 13 (2.57%) Unix
4 9 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.40%) Android
7 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.40%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (0.40%) SUSE
7 2 (0.40%) VMS
7 2 (0.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (21.58%) Software Engineering
3 64 (12.67%) Mathematics
4 57 (11.29%) Systems Engineering
5 50 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (9.50%) Project Management
6 48 (9.50%) Software Testing
7 46 (9.11%) DevOps
8 45 (8.91%) Scrum
9 43 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 42 (8.32%) Cybersecurity
11 41 (8.12%) Validation
12 38 (7.52%) OO
12 38 (7.52%) Physics
13 37 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (6.93%) Computer Science
15 34 (6.73%) UML
16 30 (5.94%) SDLC
17 28 (5.54%) SysML
18 27 (5.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.06%) C++
2 64 (12.67%) C
3 57 (11.29%) Python
4 56 (11.09%) C#
5 53 (10.50%) Java
6 50 (9.90%) SQL
7 47 (9.31%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.74%) Ada
9 23 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 21 (4.16%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.17%) Fortran
12 15 (2.97%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.18%) Go
15 9 (1.78%) R
15 9 (1.78%) VB
16 8 (1.58%) ES6
16 8 (1.58%) ES7
17 7 (1.39%) Clojure
17 7 (1.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 165 (32.67%) Degree
2 152 (30.10%) Security Cleared
3 78 (15.45%) SC Cleared
4 35 (6.93%) DV Cleared
5 23 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.16%) Postgraduate
7 14 (2.77%) CCNP
8 13 (2.57%) HND
9 10 (1.98%) JNCIA
9 10 (1.98%) JNCIP
9 10 (1.98%) JNCIS
9 10 (1.98%) PhD
10 9 (1.78%) CCNA
10 9 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.58%) HNC
12 7 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (1.39%) CISSP
13 6 (1.19%) CISM
14 5 (0.99%) CEH
14 5 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.17%) IEC 61508
2 11 (2.18%) RMADS
3 8 (1.58%) Def Stans
3 8 (1.58%) GDPR
4 7 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.39%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.19%) QA
5 6 (1.19%) SLA
6 5 (0.99%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.99%) PMO
7 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.79%) GMP
7 4 (0.79%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.79%) NIST
8 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.59%) DO-254
8 3 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 28 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.36%) Docker
3 11 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.19%) Firmware
6 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.99%) vSphere
7 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) NFS
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.76%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (1.58%) Ansible
3 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.58%) Puppet
3 8 (1.58%) Terraform
4 3 (0.59%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opsview
6 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.32%) VMware
3 29 (5.74%) SAP
4 26 (5.15%) Cisco
5 18 (3.56%) Oracle
6 16 (3.17%) MathWorks
7 14 (2.77%) Juniper
8 13 (2.57%) SolarWinds
9 12 (2.38%) Altera
9 12 (2.38%) Xilinx
10 10 (1.98%) Dell
11 7 (1.39%) Adobe
12 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.19%) Fortinet
13 5 (0.99%) Keysight
13 5 (0.99%) NCR
13 5 (0.99%) Splunk
14 4 (0.79%) Demandware
14 4 (0.79%) hybris
14 4 (0.79%) Sparx