Period
to 7 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 478 461
Rank change year-on-year +52 -17 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 749 910 1,158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.62% 1.51% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 603 728 1,022
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £24,000 £26,025
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,150 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

Automotive 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 46,221 60,222 76,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.08% 40.36% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35,060 45,581 60,181
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the UK over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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 +56 691 £50,000 +11.11% 248
UK excluding London +26 566 £47,500 +5.56% 242
South East +105 188 £52,500 +16.67% 47
London +76 145 £63,750 -15.00% 24
Midlands -58 112 £45,000 +5.88% 88
North of England +36 110 £40,000 -11.11% 36
West Midlands -31 90 £45,000 +5.88% 65
North West +33 80 £37,500 -15.73% 17
East of England +34 67 £55,000 +22.22% 27
South West +99 63 £65,000 +56.63% 26
Work from Home +6 45 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Yorkshire +32 25 £45,000 - 10
East Midlands -17 20 £40,000 - 22
Scotland +13 19 £43,750 -16.67% 9
Northern Ireland +24 5 £55,000 - 4
North East +3 5 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wales -18 4 £67,500 +63.64% 5

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing Automotive 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.

1 271 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (25.23%) Software Engineering
3 162 (21.63%) C#
4 156 (20.83%) AWS
5 154 (20.56%) SQL
6 150 (20.03%) Python
7 147 (19.63%) Azure
8 133 (17.76%) .NET
9 131 (17.49%) C
10 126 (16.82%) C++
11 123 (16.42%) JavaScript
12 122 (16.29%) Retail
13 115 (15.35%) Degree
14 111 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
15 109 (14.55%) Linux
16 101 (13.48%) CSS
16 101 (13.48%) MVC
17 99 (13.22%) Finance
17 99 (13.22%) Git (software)
18 95 (12.68%) SQL Server
19 91 (12.15%) Microsoft
20 86 (11.48%) Scrum
21 81 (10.81%) Windows
22 79 (10.55%) Aerospace
23 77 (10.28%) Electronics
24 75 (10.01%) Manufacturing
24 75 (10.01%) Java
25 74 (9.88%) DevOps
26 64 (8.54%) HTML
27 63 (8.41%) Docker

Automotive
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 27 (3.60%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.14%) CMS
3 15 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.87%) IIS
4 14 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (1.60%) Confluence
6 8 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.67%) Drupal
8 5 (0.67%) Kentico
9 4 (0.53%) Apache
9 4 (0.53%) nginx
9 4 (0.53%) WordPress
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) SAS
10 2 (0.27%) WildFly
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.93%) Simulink
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.40%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.27%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.27%) LightWave 3D
6 2 (0.27%) Maya
6 2 (0.27%) MODO
6 2 (0.27%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.93%) Magento
3 5 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.13%) FastStats
6 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (20.83%) AWS
2 147 (19.63%) Azure
3 47 (6.28%) GCP
4 39 (5.21%) SaaS
5 19 (2.54%) Office 365
6 17 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
7 14 (1.87%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.34%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (1.34%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.20%) PaaS
10 8 (1.07%) Serverless
11 7 (0.93%) IaaS
11 7 (0.93%) WeChat
12 6 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.80%) iPaaS
13 5 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.34%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.94%) Firewall
3 19 (2.54%) DMZ
4 18 (2.40%) Network Security
5 17 (2.27%) Internet
6 15 (2.00%) LTE
6 15 (2.00%) VPN
7 14 (1.87%) Wireless
8 12 (1.60%) 5G
9 11 (1.47%) 4G
9 11 (1.47%) MQTT
9 11 (1.47%) SMS
10 9 (1.20%) LAN
10 9 (1.20%) VLAN
10 9 (1.20%) WAN
11 7 (0.93%) 3G
12 6 (0.80%) DNS
13 5 (0.67%) DHCP
13 5 (0.67%) DVB
13 5 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.87%) MySQL
3 41 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.41%) Big Data
5 32 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 27 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 23 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
8 18 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.74%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.34%) Electronic Patient Records
12 10 (1.34%) Power BI
12 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 99 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.14%) JIRA
3 34 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.40%) Log4Net
5 18 (2.40%) MSTest
5 18 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.14%) gulp
8 15 (2.00%) Polyspace
9 14 (1.87%) Selenium
9 14 (1.87%) VectorCAST
10 13 (1.74%) Subversion
11 10 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.34%) Grunt
11 10 (1.34%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.20%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.67%) GitLab
13 5 (0.67%) Mocha
General
1 122 (16.29%) Retail
2 99 (13.22%) Finance
3 79 (10.55%) Aerospace
4 77 (10.28%) Electronics
5 75 (10.01%) Manufacturing
6 47 (6.28%) Marketing
7 24 (3.20%) Telecoms
8 23 (3.07%) Banking
9 20 (2.67%) Games
9 20 (2.67%) Public Sector
10 11 (1.47%) Publishing
11 9 (1.20%) Advertising
12 7 (0.93%) Legal
13 6 (0.80%) Military
13 6 (0.80%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.67%) Avionics
14 5 (0.67%) Law
15 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.40%) Billing
16 3 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 210 (28.04%) Developer
2 128 (17.09%) Software Engineer
3 50 (6.68%) .NET Developer
4 48 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (6.01%) Software Developer
6 44 (5.87%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.74%) Analyst
8 37 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
9 35 (4.67%) Architect
10 33 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.41%) Embedded Engineer
11 31 (4.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 29 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
13 24 (3.20%) C++ Software Engineer
13 24 (3.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 23 (3.07%) Data Engineer
14 23 (3.07%) IT Engineer
15 20 (2.67%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (2.67%) Control Systems Engineer
16 19 (2.54%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (17.76%) .NET
2 101 (13.48%) CSS
3 64 (8.54%) HTML
4 58 (7.74%) jQuery
5 56 (7.48%) ASP.NET
6 49 (6.54%) AngularJS
7 44 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (4.67%) Web Services
9 31 (4.14%) .NET Core
10 29 (3.87%) RESTful
11 27 (3.60%) HTML5
11 27 (3.60%) React
12 26 (3.47%) REST
13 24 (3.20%) XML
14 22 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (2.94%) CSS3
14 22 (2.94%) Sass
15 21 (2.80%) .NET Framework
15 21 (2.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.08%) Algorithms
3 42 (5.61%) User Experience
4 39 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (4.41%) Robotics
6 24 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (2.14%) CAN bus
8 15 (2.00%) Blog
8 15 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.87%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (1.34%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.20%) Acoustics
15 8 (1.07%) Internet of Things
15 8 (1.07%) PKI
15 8 (1.07%) VHDL
15 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (14.55%) Linux
2 81 (10.81%) Windows
3 43 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.87%) FreeRTOS
4 14 (1.87%) Ubuntu
4 14 (1.87%) Unix
5 11 (1.47%) CentOS
6 9 (1.20%) Debian
7 8 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.80%) Android
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) Tizen
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (25.23%) Software Engineering
3 111 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
4 101 (13.48%) MVC
5 86 (11.48%) Scrum
6 74 (9.88%) DevOps
7 53 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 52 (6.94%) TDD
9 47 (6.28%) Mathematics
10 45 (6.01%) Test Automation
11 43 (5.74%) Project Management
12 42 (5.61%) Analytics
13 40 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 39 (5.21%) Migration
15 38 (5.07%) Visualisation
16 37 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (4.67%) Artificial Intelligence
17 35 (4.67%) Computer Science
17 35 (4.67%) Customer Requirements
18 34 (4.54%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 162 (21.63%) C#
2 154 (20.56%) SQL
3 150 (20.03%) Python
4 131 (17.49%) C
5 126 (16.82%) C++
6 123 (16.42%) JavaScript
7 75 (10.01%) Java
8 60 (8.01%) PHP
9 38 (5.07%) Embedded C
9 38 (5.07%) MATLAB
10 16 (2.14%) Embedded C++
11 15 (2.00%) Ada
11 15 (2.00%) Assembly Language
12 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.34%) R
13 8 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.93%) Scala
14 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 115 (15.35%) Degree
2 20 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 20 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.27%) PhD
4 9 (1.20%) RHCE
5 7 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.40%) MCSA
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.40%) OSCP
9 2 (0.27%) CCNP
9 2 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.27%) GIAC
9 2 (0.27%) ISACA
9 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.27%) SANS
10 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.01%) ISO 26262
2 19 (2.54%) IEC 61508
3 17 (2.27%) QA
4 16 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.47%) SLA
6 10 (1.34%) MISRA
7 8 (1.07%) GDPR
8 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.80%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.27%) HAZOP
11 2 (0.27%) PMO
11 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.13%) FISMA
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.13%) JTAG
12 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 63 (8.41%) Docker
2 21 (2.80%) Firmware
3 19 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.14%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.34%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.27%) GPFS
10 2 (0.27%) Lustre
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 63 (8.41%) Kubernetes
2 33 (4.41%) Ansible
3 27 (3.60%) Terraform
4 22 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
5 21 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (2.80%) Puppet
6 12 (1.60%) Mesos
6 12 (1.60%) Packer
7 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 9 (1.20%) WSUS
7 9 (1.20%) yum
8 4 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.53%) SCCM
9 2 (0.27%) Grafana
9 2 (0.27%) Kibana
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
9 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.68%) Google
3 40 (5.34%) VMware
4 35 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.94%) Tableau
6 19 (2.54%) IBM
7 17 (2.27%) Talend
8 14 (1.87%) Oracle
8 14 (1.87%) SaltStack
9 13 (1.74%) Informatica
10 12 (1.60%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.34%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.07%) Cisco
13 7 (0.93%) Adobe
13 7 (0.93%) Teradata
14 6 (0.80%) Nintex
15 5 (0.67%) SAP
16 4 (0.53%) Cognizant
16 4 (0.53%) EMC