Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 555 439 489
Rank change year-on-year -116 +50 +284
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 506 399 849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.09% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 204 190 386
10th Percentile £36,818 £37,450 £27,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,300 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
75th Percentile £67,813 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% +2.22%

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 64,467 36,711 81,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.76% 53.51% 56.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40,763 28,657 61,763
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -131 421 £55,000 +15.79% 254
UK excluding London -117 376 £52,500 +10.53% 246
South East -75 128 £53,750 +13.16% 55
South West -86 115 £53,750 +19.44% 51
Work from Home -201 90 £51,250 +13.89% 31
London -132 45 £75,000 +42.86% 34
East of England -20 41 £52,500 +7.69% 45
North of England -43 41 £62,500 +38.89% 26
Midlands -74 40 £43,500 -13.00% 40
West Midlands -67 37 £43,500 -27.50% 20
North West -18 36 £56,250 +18.42% 19
Scotland -82 11 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East Midlands -58 3 £50,250 +0.50% 20
Yorkshire -69 3 £80,000 +77.78% 6
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 184 (36.36%) Degree
2 173 (34.19%) Security Cleared
3 135 (26.68%) Social Skills
4 114 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (19.57%) Management Information System
6 98 (19.37%) Software Engineering
7 83 (16.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 81 (16.01%) SC Cleared
9 71 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (12.65%) Systems Engineering
11 62 (12.25%) C
12 58 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
13 56 (11.07%) Microsoft
14 55 (10.87%) Windows
14 55 (10.87%) Project Management
15 53 (10.47%) Validation
15 53 (10.47%) C++
15 53 (10.47%) Mathematics
16 51 (10.08%) Java
16 51 (10.08%) JavaScript
17 50 (9.88%) Military
18 49 (9.68%) Software Testing
18 49 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
19 47 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
20 46 (9.09%) Mentoring
20 46 (9.09%) Avionics
20 46 (9.09%) Scrum
20 46 (9.09%) Automotive
20 46 (9.09%) SQL
21 45 (8.89%) C#

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 8 (1.58%) IIS
2 6 (1.19%) Confluence
2 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.79%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.79%) Tornado
4 3 (0.59%) SAS
4 3 (0.59%) WildFly
5 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.15%) Simulink
3 15 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (2.37%) Stateflow
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.79%) Windchill
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Magento
1 4 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (0.79%) Shopify
1 4 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.40%) Maximo
3 2 (0.40%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.13%) AWS
1 31 (6.13%) Azure
2 19 (3.75%) Serverless
3 9 (1.78%) Power Platform
4 7 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (1.19%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (0.79%) Twilio
7 2 (0.40%) GCP
7 2 (0.40%) Snowflake
7 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.13%) Firewall
2 20 (3.95%) LAN
3 15 (2.96%) WAN
4 14 (2.77%) VPN
5 13 (2.57%) Network Security
6 12 (2.37%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.98%) DNS
7 10 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.98%) HTTP
8 9 (1.78%) DHCP
9 8 (1.58%) Tactical Data Link
10 7 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.19%) Internet
11 6 (1.19%) SAN
12 4 (0.79%) OSPF
12 4 (0.79%) Skype
13 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
14 2 (0.40%) SSH
14 2 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.17%) Big Data
3 9 (1.78%) Power BI
4 8 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.58%) Tableau
5 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (0.99%) GIS
6 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.79%) Redis
8 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.59%) JasperReports
8 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.40%) OLAP
9 2 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.40%) QlikView
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.77%) JIRA
4 12 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (2.17%) Maven
6 8 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.79%) webpack
9 3 (0.59%) JUnit
9 3 (0.59%) Mockito
9 3 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (26.68%) Social Skills
2 83 (16.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 50 (9.88%) Military
4 46 (9.09%) Automotive
4 46 (9.09%) Avionics
5 40 (7.91%) Manufacturing
6 39 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (5.14%) Finance
7 26 (5.14%) Games
8 14 (2.77%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.57%) Law
10 12 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
10 12 (2.37%) Public Sector
11 11 (2.17%) Electronics
11 11 (2.17%) Legal
11 11 (2.17%) Police
11 11 (2.17%) Retail
12 10 (1.98%) Local Government
13 9 (1.78%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.38%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 78 (15.42%) Systems Engineer
2 60 (11.86%) Software Engineer
3 50 (9.88%) Developer
4 41 (8.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 39 (7.71%) Analyst
5 39 (7.71%) Architect
6 38 (7.51%) Embedded Engineer
7 37 (7.31%) Principal Engineer
8 20 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 19 (3.75%) Network Engineer
9 19 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (2.96%) Network Operations Specialist
11 15 (2.96%) Network Specialist
12 14 (2.77%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (2.77%) Consultant
12 14 (2.77%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 14 (2.77%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.17%) Hardware Engineer
13 11 (2.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.34%) React
2 25 (4.94%) .NET
2 25 (4.94%) HTML
3 22 (4.35%) CSS
4 19 (3.75%) REST
4 19 (3.75%) Web Services
5 17 (3.36%) AngularJS
6 13 (2.57%) Vue.js
7 12 (2.37%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (1.58%) GraphQL
8 8 (1.58%) jQuery
8 8 (1.58%) Next.js
8 8 (1.58%) OAuth
8 8 (1.58%) OAuth2
9 7 (1.38%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.19%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.19%) Middleware
10 6 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 49 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (6.13%) User Experience
4 26 (5.14%) Algorithms
4 26 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (2.37%) Robotics
8 9 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.58%) Fibre Optics
10 7 (1.38%) Animation
10 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.79%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
13 4 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.87%) Windows
2 40 (7.91%) Linux
3 9 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.19%) Unix
5 4 (0.79%) Android
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.40%) SafeRTOS
7 2 (0.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.20%) Android TV
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (19.37%) Software Engineering
3 71 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
4 64 (12.65%) Systems Engineering
5 58 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (10.87%) Project Management
7 53 (10.47%) Mathematics
7 53 (10.47%) Validation
8 49 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 46 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 46 (9.09%) Scrum
10 43 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (7.71%) DevOps
12 38 (7.51%) Information Security
13 37 (7.31%) OO
14 33 (6.52%) Physics
14 33 (6.52%) Technical Leadership
15 31 (6.13%) UML
16 30 (5.93%) ITIL
17 29 (5.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.25%) C
2 53 (10.47%) C++
3 51 (10.08%) Java
3 51 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.09%) SQL
5 45 (8.89%) C#
6 37 (7.31%) Python
7 22 (4.35%) Ada
8 19 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.56%) MATLAB
10 17 (3.36%) Go
11 15 (2.96%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.37%) Fortran
13 8 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.58%) ES6
13 8 (1.58%) ES7
13 8 (1.58%) R
13 8 (1.58%) VB
14 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 184 (36.36%) Degree
2 173 (34.19%) Security Cleared
3 81 (16.01%) SC Cleared
4 45 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 31 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.95%) CCNP
6 20 (3.95%) Postgraduate
7 14 (2.77%) HNC
8 12 (2.37%) CEH
9 11 (2.17%) CISSP
9 11 (2.17%) HND
10 10 (1.98%) PhD
11 8 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.38%) CCNA
12 7 (1.38%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (1.38%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.38%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.38%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.19%) CISM
14 5 (0.99%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.55%) IEC 61508
2 14 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.37%) Def Stans
4 10 (1.98%) RMADS
4 10 (1.98%) SLA
5 7 (1.38%) GDPR
6 6 (1.19%) NIST
7 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.79%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.59%) ARP4754
10 2 (0.40%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 2 (0.40%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.20%) DO-254
11 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.20%) GRC
11 1 (0.20%) MISRA
11 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.77%) Docker
3 12 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.98%) Firmware
5 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.79%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.79%) vSphere
6 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.15%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.19%) Ansible
3 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.19%) Puppet
3 6 (1.19%) Terraform
4 5 (0.99%) EnCase
5 3 (0.59%) OPNET
6 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opsview
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.91%) VMware
3 30 (5.93%) Cisco
4 23 (4.55%) SAP
5 22 (4.35%) Oracle
6 13 (2.57%) Instagram
6 13 (2.57%) Juniper
6 13 (2.57%) SolarWinds
7 12 (2.37%) MathWorks
8 11 (2.17%) IBM
9 9 (1.78%) Sparx
10 8 (1.58%) BiZZdesign
10 8 (1.58%) Dell
10 8 (1.58%) EMC
11 7 (1.38%) Splunk
12 5 (0.99%) Adobe
12 5 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.99%) Google
13 4 (0.79%) Demandware
13 4 (0.79%) hybris