Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 639 396 417
Rank change year-on-year -243 +21 +304
Permanent jobs citing Aerospace 480 434 912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.63% 1.34% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 197 151 397
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £28,026
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £34,064
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,443 £60,500
90th Percentile £81,750 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 76,160 32,418 69,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.47% 51.23% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46,218 25,510 53,267
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,500 £28,847
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -228 433 £50,000 - 264
UK excluding London -204 345 £50,000 - 258
South East -88 125 £41,500 -17.41% 49
South West -47 100 £50,000 - 87
London -156 92 £51,000 -11.11% 24
Work from Home -213 61 £56,250 +2.27% 21
Midlands -131 54 £63,750 +44.07% 35
East of England -83 41 £48,750 +8.33% 33
West Midlands -129 28 £65,000 +44.44% 22
East Midlands -46 26 £45,000 +28.57% 13
North of England -130 22 £72,500 +38.10% 36
North West -112 17 £73,750 +34.09% 23
Scotland -67 8 - - 9
Northern Ireland - 3 £22,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £80,000 - 10
North East -27 2 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Wales -55 1 £24,000 -40.37% 7

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 163 (33.96%) Degree
2 161 (33.54%) Security Cleared
3 132 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (26.88%) Python
5 128 (26.67%) Social Skills
6 122 (25.42%) Software Engineering
7 99 (20.63%) C
8 89 (18.54%) C#
9 86 (17.92%) Automotive
10 83 (17.29%) SC Cleared
11 78 (16.25%) C++
12 68 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
13 67 (13.96%) Algorithms
13 67 (13.96%) Linux
14 66 (13.75%) Computer Science
15 65 (13.54%) Finance
16 60 (12.50%) Azure
17 58 (12.08%) SQL
18 57 (11.88%) Java
18 57 (11.88%) Microsoft
19 55 (11.46%) Mathematics
20 54 (11.25%) Git (software)
20 54 (11.25%) JavaScript
21 52 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
22 51 (10.63%) Electronics
23 50 (10.42%) Project Management
24 49 (10.21%) Scrum
25 47 (9.79%) AWS
26 46 (9.58%) Analytics
26 46 (9.58%) Mentoring

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 15 (3.13%) Apache
2 12 (2.50%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.67%) WinCC
4 4 (0.83%) ArcGIS
4 4 (0.83%) Confluence
5 3 (0.63%) IIS
5 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.67%) Simulink
2 17 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (2.50%) Stateflow
7 10 (2.08%) Revit
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.21%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 11 (2.29%) JDE OneWorld
2 9 (1.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.46%) SAP SCM
4 4 (0.83%) SAP IBP
5 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.63%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.63%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.42%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.50%) Azure
2 47 (9.79%) AWS
3 19 (3.96%) GitHub
4 18 (3.75%) Power Platform
5 12 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (2.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 9 (1.88%) Heroku
8 7 (1.46%) Serverless
9 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.04%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.21%) Firebase
11 1 (0.21%) PaaS
11 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.00%) WAN
2 17 (3.54%) SD-WAN
3 16 (3.33%) Firewall
4 15 (3.13%) 5G
5 12 (2.50%) VPN
6 11 (2.29%) Ethernet
7 10 (2.08%) DNS
7 10 (2.08%) Network Security
7 10 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.67%) Internet
9 7 (1.46%) HTTP
9 7 (1.46%) LAN
9 7 (1.46%) VLAN
9 7 (1.46%) VoIP
10 6 (1.25%) DHCP
11 5 (1.04%) SMTP
11 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.83%) SAN
13 2 (0.42%) FTP
13 2 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.00%) Big Data
4 22 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.58%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.75%) Power BI
6 17 (3.54%) GIS
7 16 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.13%) HBase
8 15 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.50%) Data Lake
9 12 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.29%) MySQL
11 10 (2.08%) Power Query
12 9 (1.88%) Redis
13 7 (1.46%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.63%) Tableau
16 2 (0.42%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 54 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.42%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (3.96%) JIRA
4 16 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.08%) CMake
5 10 (2.08%) GCC
5 10 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 10 (2.08%) Xcode
6 7 (1.46%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.04%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.04%) eggPlant
8 5 (1.04%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.04%) Selenium
9 4 (0.83%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.63%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.63%) Qt Creator
10 3 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 128 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 86 (17.92%) Automotive
3 65 (13.54%) Finance
4 51 (10.63%) Electronics
5 45 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 35 (7.29%) Military
7 32 (6.67%) Avionics
7 32 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 31 (6.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 26 (5.42%) Presentation Skills
10 24 (5.00%) Games
11 22 (4.58%) Retail
12 11 (2.29%) Marketing
13 10 (2.08%) Banking
13 10 (2.08%) Law
14 8 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.67%) Public Sector
15 6 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 78 (16.25%) Software Engineer
2 56 (11.67%) Developer
3 52 (10.83%) Architect
4 41 (8.54%) Analyst
5 25 (5.21%) Consultant
5 25 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (4.79%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
7 20 (4.17%) IT Manager
7 20 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 19 (3.96%) Embedded Engineer
9 18 (3.75%) Data Engineer
10 16 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (2.92%) Graduate
11 14 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
11 14 (2.92%) Lead Developer
11 14 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
12 13 (2.71%) Lead Architect
12 13 (2.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.13%) Kafka
2 29 (6.04%) JSON
3 20 (4.17%) .NET
3 20 (4.17%) HTML
4 18 (3.75%) CSS
5 16 (3.33%) React
5 16 (3.33%) XML
6 15 (3.13%) Apache NiFi
6 15 (3.13%) GraphQL
7 14 (2.92%) Django
7 14 (2.92%) REST
7 14 (2.92%) STL
8 13 (2.71%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.71%) Qt
9 12 (2.50%) .NET Core
10 10 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (2.08%) VRML
10 10 (2.08%) WebAssembly
10 10 (2.08%) WebGL
11 9 (1.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.96%) Algorithms
2 31 (6.46%) Embedded Systems
3 29 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.75%) User Experience
7 16 (3.33%) FPGA
8 13 (2.71%) Animation
8 13 (2.71%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.50%) Robotics
10 10 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.08%) Lidar
11 8 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.67%) SCADA
12 7 (1.46%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.25%) Life Science
14 5 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
14 5 (1.04%) Industry 4.0
14 5 (1.04%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.96%) Linux
2 25 (5.21%) Unix
3 24 (5.00%) Windows
4 16 (3.33%) VMS
5 7 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) SUSE
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.42%) Software Engineering
3 68 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (13.75%) Computer Science
5 55 (11.46%) Mathematics
6 52 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (10.42%) Project Management
8 49 (10.21%) Scrum
9 46 (9.58%) Analytics
9 46 (9.58%) Mentoring
10 43 (8.96%) Systems Engineering
11 40 (8.33%) SDLC
12 38 (7.92%) Project Delivery
13 37 (7.71%) Physics
14 35 (7.29%) Validation
15 34 (7.08%) CAD
16 33 (6.88%) CI/CD
16 33 (6.88%) DevOps
17 31 (6.46%) Full Stack Development
17 31 (6.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (26.88%) Python
2 99 (20.63%) C
3 89 (18.54%) C#
4 78 (16.25%) C++
5 58 (12.08%) SQL
6 57 (11.88%) Java
7 54 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.42%) MATLAB
9 21 (4.38%) Clojure
9 21 (4.38%) Ruby
10 19 (3.96%) Ada
11 18 (3.75%) Go
12 17 (3.54%) Scala
13 12 (2.50%) Fortran
14 11 (2.29%) Elixir
15 10 (2.08%) Embedded C
15 10 (2.08%) VBA
16 8 (1.67%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.67%) R
17 7 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (33.96%) Degree
2 161 (33.54%) Security Cleared
3 83 (17.29%) SC Cleared
4 30 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.33%) HND
7 14 (2.92%) HNC
7 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.50%) CCNP
9 9 (1.88%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.67%) ISEB
10 8 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.46%) CCNA
11 7 (1.46%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.83%) CISSP
12 4 (0.83%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.83%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.83%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.75%) QA
2 15 (3.13%) IEC 61508
3 12 (2.50%) Def Stans
4 11 (2.29%) DO-254
5 9 (1.88%) ISO 14001
6 8 (1.67%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.67%) DO-178B
6 8 (1.67%) ISO 26262
7 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.04%) PMO
8 4 (0.83%) GMP
8 4 (0.83%) IEC 61131
8 4 (0.83%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.83%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.63%) GDPR
9 3 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.42%) ARP4754
10 2 (0.42%) DO-160
10 2 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (7.08%) Docker
2 27 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.29%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.08%) Firmware
6 9 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.63%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.88%) Ansible
3 8 (1.67%) Terraform
4 5 (1.04%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Podman
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.29%) VMware
3 19 (3.96%) Cisco
4 17 (3.54%) EMC
5 15 (3.13%) SAP
6 14 (2.92%) Rockwell
7 13 (2.71%) Xilinx
8 12 (2.50%) Altera
8 12 (2.50%) Databricks
8 12 (2.50%) MathWorks
9 8 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.67%) Siemens
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle
11 6 (1.25%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.04%) Dell
12 5 (1.04%) Juniper
12 5 (1.04%) Keysight
12 5 (1.04%) LexisNexis
12 5 (1.04%) NCR
12 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds