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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Automotive SPICE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive SPICE over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automotive SPICE (ASPICE)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1027 1003 758
Rank change year-on-year -24 -245 +367
Permanent jobs citing Automotive SPICE 189 6 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.036% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 5 11
10th Percentile £36,250 £44,500 -
25th Percentile £43,700 £47,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.33% +33.33% -29.41%
75th Percentile £84,812 £65,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £84,999 - £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.33% +33.33% -29.41%

Automotive SPICE is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 29,539 16,806 7,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 14.53% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,893 10,377 6,137
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,737
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Automotive SPICE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Automotive SPICE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive SPICE in the UK

Automotive SPICE
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automotive SPICE.

Salary trend for Automotive SPICE in the UK

Automotive SPICE
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automotive SPICE over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Automotive SPICE in the UK

Automotive SPICE
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive SPICE within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +14 189 £49,000 -18.33% 17
UK excluding London +92 188 £49,000 -18.33% 16
Midlands +92 158 £49,000 -18.33% 12
West Midlands +89 158 £49,000 -18.33% 12
South East -27 18 - - 4
South West - 11 £37,500 -
Work from Home -215 4 £73,750 +22.92% 3
London - 1 £90,000 -
North East - 1 £57,500 -
North of England - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Automotive SPICE 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 Automotive SPICE.

1 177 (93.65%) Automotive
2 165 (87.30%) Agile
3 147 (77.78%) Social Skills
4 133 (70.37%) Software Engineering
5 114 (60.32%) C
6 99 (52.38%) Software Delivery
7 96 (50.79%) Degree
8 93 (49.21%) Python
9 92 (48.68%) Project Management
10 90 (47.62%) MISRA
11 87 (46.03%) Validation
12 86 (45.50%) Software Testing
13 83 (43.92%) Requirements Management
14 72 (38.10%) Configuration Management
15 71 (37.57%) FMEA
16 70 (37.04%) Test Strategy
17 69 (36.51%) IBM
18 68 (35.98%) ISO 26262
19 67 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
20 66 (34.92%) Software Deployment
20 66 (34.92%) Rational DOORS
20 66 (34.92%) Test Automation
20 66 (34.92%) Release Management
20 66 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
20 66 (34.92%) Regression Testing
20 66 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
20 66 (34.92%) Polyspace
20 66 (34.92%) Model Validation
21 59 (31.22%) Data Analysis
22 58 (30.69%) AUTOSAR

Automotive SPICE
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:

Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Simulink
2 15 (7.94%) Stateflow
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (5.29%) CANalyzer
5 7 (3.70%) CATIA
5 7 (3.70%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) J1939
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) Metadata
2 12 (6.35%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 66 (34.92%) Polyspace
1 66 (34.92%) Rational DOORS
2 47 (24.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 19 (10.05%) Artifactory
3 19 (10.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (10.05%) Gerrit
3 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.05%) GitLab
3 19 (10.05%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.05%) JIRA
4 15 (7.94%) ClearCase
4 15 (7.94%) Plastic SCM
5 12 (6.35%) CANoe
General
1 177 (93.65%) Automotive
2 147 (77.78%) Social Skills
3 67 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (21.69%) Electronics
5 23 (12.17%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.12%) Finance
7 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Agriculture
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
1 45 (23.81%) Software Integration Engineer
2 42 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 28 (14.81%) Project Leader
3 28 (14.81%) Software Project Leader
4 17 (8.99%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Electronics Engineer
5 15 (7.94%) Lead Software Engineer
6 11 (5.82%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Product Owner
7 8 (4.23%) Project Engineer
8 7 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Scrum Master
10 5 (2.65%) Architect
10 5 (2.65%) Lead Architect
10 5 (2.65%) Lead Software Architect
10 5 (2.65%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 26 (13.76%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.47%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (87.30%) Agile
2 133 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 99 (52.38%) Software Delivery
4 92 (48.68%) Project Management
5 87 (46.03%) Validation
6 86 (45.50%) Software Testing
7 83 (43.92%) Requirements Management
8 72 (38.10%) Configuration Management
9 71 (37.57%) FMEA
10 70 (37.04%) Test Strategy
11 66 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (34.92%) Model Validation
11 66 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (34.92%) Regression Testing
11 66 (34.92%) Release Management
11 66 (34.92%) Software Deployment
11 66 (34.92%) Test Automation
12 59 (31.22%) Data Analysis
13 55 (29.10%) Issue Tracking
14 47 (24.87%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (60.32%) C
2 93 (49.21%) Python
3 38 (20.11%) MATLAB
4 35 (18.52%) Embedded C
5 34 (17.99%) Java
6 18 (9.52%) C++
7 15 (7.94%) Perl
8 12 (6.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (50.79%) Degree
2 15 (7.94%) HND
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (47.62%) MISRA
2 68 (35.98%) ISO 26262
3 58 (30.69%) AUTOSAR
4 12 (6.35%) IEC 61508
4 12 (6.35%) QA
5 8 (4.23%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.53%) GRC
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.53%) NCSC
6 1 (0.53%) NIST
Vendors
1 69 (36.51%) IBM
2 15 (7.94%) Lauterbach
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft