Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 454 426 574
Rank change year-on-year -28 +148 +211
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 516 672 661
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.66% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.10% 1.21% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 200 311 360
10th Percentile £35,450 £32,500 £27,950
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,300 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +3.89%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 47,078 55,616 82,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.45% 54.44% 56.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33,939 42,999 62,904
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -23 456 £50,000 +5.26% 202
UK excluding London -20 422 £50,000 +5.26% 202
South West -67 126 £50,000 +11.11% 59
South East -28 109 £55,000 +14.01% 42
Midlands +61 92 £45,000 - 32
West Midlands +42 81 £45,000 -26.53% 16
Work from Home -160 71 £47,500 +5.56% 17
London +46 51 £57,750 +12.68% 15
East of England +48 46 £50,000 +8.11% 32
North of England +4 29 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North West +27 27 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Scotland 0 12 - - 10
East Midlands +9 11 £47,000 +21.29% 16
Wales +35 8 £40,250 +7.33% 4
North East - 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 207 (40.12%) Degree
2 188 (36.43%) Security Cleared
3 167 (32.36%) Problem-Solving
4 149 (28.88%) Social Skills
5 112 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (19.96%) SC Cleared
7 86 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 81 (15.70%) Management Information System
9 77 (14.92%) Military
10 76 (14.73%) Validation
11 72 (13.95%) Systems Engineering
12 67 (12.98%) Cybersecurity
13 59 (11.43%) C
14 55 (10.66%) Rational DOORS
15 53 (10.27%) HNC
15 53 (10.27%) Microsoft
16 52 (10.08%) Windows
17 51 (9.88%) SQL
18 49 (9.50%) Python
19 48 (9.30%) Mentoring
20 47 (9.11%) Mathematics
21 46 (8.91%) UML
21 46 (8.91%) Information Security
22 45 (8.72%) VMware
23 44 (8.53%) JavaScript
24 43 (8.33%) C++
25 42 (8.14%) C#
25 42 (8.14%) Linux
25 42 (8.14%) Software Testing
26 41 (7.95%) TOGAF

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 18 (3.49%) IIS
2 9 (1.74%) Confluence
3 7 (1.36%) Apache
3 7 (1.36%) CMS
4 6 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.97%) ArcGIS
5 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.97%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.78%) Tornado
7 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.29%) Simulink
3 16 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.36%) Stateflow
6 5 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.78%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.78%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.78%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.19%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.97%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) Maximo
3 2 (0.39%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) Primavera
4 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.43%) Azure
2 19 (3.68%) AWS
3 15 (2.91%) Serverless
4 11 (2.13%) GitHub
5 7 (1.36%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.16%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (0.78%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.78%) Twilio
8 3 (0.58%) GCP
8 3 (0.58%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.20%) Firewall
2 16 (3.10%) HTTP
3 15 (2.91%) LAN
3 15 (2.91%) Network Security
3 15 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.13%) DNS
4 11 (2.13%) WAN
5 9 (1.74%) VPN
6 8 (1.55%) Skype
7 7 (1.36%) DHCP
7 7 (1.36%) Internet
7 7 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (0.97%) Tactical Data Link
9 3 (0.58%) FTP
9 3 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.58%) SAN
9 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.91%) Big Data
3 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.74%) Tableau
5 7 (1.36%) Power BI
6 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.78%) Redis
7 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.58%) GIS
7 3 (0.58%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 2 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.39%) QlikView
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.19%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 55 (10.66%) Rational DOORS
2 25 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.88%) JIRA
4 14 (2.71%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.36%) Maven
7 6 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.16%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.58%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.58%) JUnit
10 3 (0.58%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.58%) Mockito
11 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.39%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.39%) Subversion
11 2 (0.39%) webpack
12 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 149 (28.88%) Social Skills
2 77 (14.92%) Military
3 39 (7.56%) Manufacturing
4 33 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.62%) Automotive
6 24 (4.65%) Finance
7 19 (3.68%) Electronics
7 19 (3.68%) Police
8 17 (3.29%) Avionics
9 15 (2.91%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (2.71%) Games
11 13 (2.52%) Legal
12 10 (1.94%) Local Government
13 8 (1.55%) Law
13 8 (1.55%) Marketing
13 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.36%) Public Sector
15 4 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (18.22%) Systems Engineer
2 68 (13.18%) Software Engineer
3 41 (7.95%) Developer
4 40 (7.75%) Principal Engineer
5 39 (7.56%) Architect
6 27 (5.23%) Analyst
7 20 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 20 (3.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 20 (3.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 19 (3.68%) Network Engineer
8 19 (3.68%) Security Engineer
9 17 (3.29%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.10%) Consultant
11 15 (2.91%) C# Developer
11 15 (2.91%) C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (2.71%) .NET Developer
12 14 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (2.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.23%) HTML
2 20 (3.88%) CSS
3 19 (3.68%) .NET
4 18 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 14 (2.71%) .NET Core
5 14 (2.71%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.71%) Middleware
6 13 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.52%) AngularJS
6 13 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (2.52%) Blazor
6 13 (2.52%) Classic ASP
6 13 (2.52%) Razor View Engine
6 13 (2.52%) RESTful
6 13 (2.52%) Web Services
7 9 (1.74%) REST
7 9 (1.74%) Vue.js
8 8 (1.55%) React
9 7 (1.36%) JSP
10 6 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.70%) Management Information System
2 38 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (4.26%) User Experience
4 17 (3.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.71%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.33%) Robotics
8 11 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.13%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (1.16%) Fibre Optics
12 5 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.78%) Analogue Electronics
13 4 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.78%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.78%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.08%) Windows
2 42 (8.14%) Linux
3 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.78%) Android
5 4 (0.78%) Unix
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.19%) Android TV
8 1 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (32.36%) Problem-Solving
2 112 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 76 (14.73%) Validation
5 72 (13.95%) Systems Engineering
6 67 (12.98%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 47 (9.11%) Mathematics
9 46 (8.91%) Information Security
9 46 (8.91%) UML
10 42 (8.14%) Software Testing
11 41 (7.95%) TOGAF
12 37 (7.17%) Project Management
13 36 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
13 36 (6.98%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 34 (6.59%) Analytics
15 33 (6.40%) Computer Science
16 32 (6.20%) DevOps
17 30 (5.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.43%) C
2 51 (9.88%) SQL
3 49 (9.50%) Python
4 44 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 43 (8.33%) C++
6 42 (8.14%) C#
7 23 (4.46%) Java
8 21 (4.07%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.68%) MATLAB
10 17 (3.29%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.71%) Go
12 11 (2.13%) Ada
13 10 (1.94%) R
14 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.36%) Fortran
16 6 (1.16%) VB
17 5 (0.97%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.78%) ES6
18 4 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 207 (40.12%) Degree
2 188 (36.43%) Security Cleared
3 103 (19.96%) SC Cleared
4 53 (10.27%) HNC
5 41 (7.95%) DV Cleared
6 30 (5.81%) HND
7 20 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.88%) CISSP
7 20 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (3.68%) Chartered Engineer
9 15 (2.91%) CEH
10 14 (2.71%) CISM
11 12 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 11 (2.13%) CCNP
13 8 (1.55%) OSCP
14 7 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.36%) CISMP
14 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.16%) GIAC
15 6 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.91%) Def Stans
1 15 (2.91%) IEC 61508
2 12 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.33%) NIST
3 8 (1.55%) HAZOP
4 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.16%) RMADS
4 6 (1.16%) SLA
5 5 (0.97%) GxP
5 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.78%) ARP4754
6 4 (0.78%) GDPR
6 4 (0.78%) PMO
6 4 (0.78%) QA
7 3 (0.58%) NCSC
8 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.39%) DO-254
8 2 (0.39%) NIST 800
System Software
1 38 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.29%) vSphere
4 12 (2.33%) Firmware
5 9 (1.74%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.58%) Docker
8 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.19%) LXC
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.13%) Ansible
2 11 (2.13%) Terraform
3 5 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (0.97%) EnCase
4 3 (0.58%) Nagios
4 3 (0.58%) Nmap
4 3 (0.58%) OPNET
5 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.19%) Opsview
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.72%) VMware
3 30 (5.81%) Cisco
4 22 (4.26%) Oracle
5 20 (3.88%) IBM
6 18 (3.49%) Sparx
7 14 (2.71%) EMC
8 11 (2.13%) SAP
9 10 (1.94%) Juniper
10 8 (1.55%) BiZZdesign
10 8 (1.55%) Dell
11 7 (1.36%) MathWorks
11 7 (1.36%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.36%) Splunk
12 6 (1.16%) Adobe
13 5 (0.97%) Google
13 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.78%) Citrix
14 4 (0.78%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.78%) PTC