Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 418 437 517
Rank change year-on-year +19 +80 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 1,122 1,260 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.71% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.61% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,046 818
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 63,984 78,110 78,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.96% 43.76% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49,253 57,442 63,968
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive.

Salary trend for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the UK

Automotive
Top 16 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 10 December 2018. 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 +4 1,040 £47,500 +5.56% 612
UK excluding London +1 858 £45,000 +5.88% 593
Midlands +46 323 £41,500 +13.70% 194
West Midlands +23 242 £41,500 +15.28% 147
London +20 218 £75,000 +25.00% 49
South East +16 209 £47,500 +5.56% 130
North of England -60 128 £44,000 +17.33% 87
East of England -37 99 £43,000 -14.00% 73
East Midlands +59 81 £40,000 -11.11% 47
North West -56 67 £40,000 +6.67% 36
South West +11 57 £42,500 -5.56% 79
Yorkshire +19 35 £42,500 +19.72% 36
Scotland -25 32 £52,500 +31.25% 17
North East -9 26 £45,000 +18.42% 15
Wales +7 6 £40,000 +73.91% 9
Northern Ireland -3 5 £55,000 +37.50% 4

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 375 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (28.34%) Degree
3 281 (25.04%) Software Engineering
4 210 (18.72%) C#
5 204 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 201 (17.91%) C
7 200 (17.83%) HTML
8 194 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
9 191 (17.02%) SQL
10 180 (16.04%) CSS
11 160 (14.26%) Retail
12 158 (14.08%) Java
12 158 (14.08%) Linux
13 157 (13.99%) C++
14 156 (13.90%) Microsoft
15 141 (12.57%) SQL Server
16 138 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
17 129 (11.50%) .NET
18 126 (11.23%) Finance
19 117 (10.43%) Python
19 117 (10.43%) MVC
20 116 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
21 115 (10.25%) TDD
22 110 (9.80%) Computer Science
23 109 (9.71%) Big Data
24 108 (9.63%) Marketing
25 104 (9.27%) Scrum
26 101 (9.00%) Manufacturing
27 95 (8.47%) Electronics
28 94 (8.38%) ASP.NET

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 40 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.23%) Apache
3 23 (2.05%) CMS
4 16 (1.43%) Confluence
5 11 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.98%) JBoss
6 8 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.71%) WordPress
7 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.45%) IIS
8 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.36%) nginx
9 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) SAS
10 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 39 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (1.60%) Simulink
5 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.62%) Stateflow
9 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.36%) EPLAN
11 3 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.27%) CATIA
11 3 (0.27%) InVision
11 3 (0.27%) SPSS
11 3 (0.27%) Windchill
12 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.18%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.089%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.71%) SAP MM
2 8 (0.71%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.53%) Magento
5 5 (0.45%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.36%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.36%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.36%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.36%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.36%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.36%) SAP VC
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CAR
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (0.18%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.83%) GitHub
4 21 (1.87%) SaaS
5 18 (1.60%) Serverless
6 16 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (1.25%) npm
8 13 (1.16%) PaaS
9 11 (0.98%) Heroku
9 11 (0.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.71%) Office 365
11 5 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.27%) CloudSense
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.39%) Internet
2 25 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.78%) Wireless
4 16 (1.43%) Ethernet
4 16 (1.43%) Modbus
5 15 (1.34%) RS-485
6 12 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.98%) Firewall
8 10 (0.89%) LAN
8 10 (0.89%) WAN
9 9 (0.80%) SAN
10 7 (0.62%) VLAN
11 6 (0.53%) GSM
11 6 (0.53%) ZigBee
12 5 (0.45%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.45%) DHCP
12 5 (0.45%) DNS
12 5 (0.45%) NAS
12 5 (0.45%) SSL
12 5 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 109 (9.71%) Big Data
3 42 (3.74%) MySQL
4 36 (3.21%) Hadoop
5 29 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 19 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.34%) Power BI
9 15 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 75 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.81%) JIRA
4 33 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.76%) Subversion
6 27 (2.41%) Maven
7 25 (2.23%) Selenium
8 23 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.69%) Mocha
11 18 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
12 17 (1.52%) webpack
13 16 (1.43%) gulp
14 15 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.16%) JUnit
16 13 (1.16%) Robot Framework
17 10 (0.89%) Xcode
18 8 (0.71%) Eclipse
18 8 (0.71%) ReSharper
General
1 160 (14.26%) Retail
2 126 (11.23%) Finance
3 108 (9.63%) Marketing
4 101 (9.00%) Manufacturing
5 95 (8.47%) Electronics
6 86 (7.66%) Aerospace
7 71 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.58%) Legal
9 24 (2.14%) Games
10 17 (1.52%) German Language
11 16 (1.43%) Publishing
12 12 (1.07%) Military
13 11 (0.98%) Banking
14 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.71%) Law
16 7 (0.62%) French Language
17 6 (0.53%) Advertising
18 5 (0.45%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.36%) Billing
20 3 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 337 (30.04%) Developer
2 186 (16.58%) Software Engineer
3 78 (6.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 72 (6.42%) Analyst
5 71 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.08%) Architect
7 56 (4.99%) Consultant
8 55 (4.90%) .NET Developer
8 55 (4.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 55 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 52 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 50 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 50 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 47 (4.19%) Graduate
12 42 (3.74%) Junior
13 35 (3.12%) Junior Developer
14 30 (2.67%) Project Manager
15 29 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 29 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (2.41%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (17.83%) HTML
2 180 (16.04%) CSS
3 129 (11.50%) .NET
4 94 (8.38%) ASP.NET
5 84 (7.49%) jQuery
6 82 (7.31%) AngularJS
7 76 (6.77%) Web Services
8 65 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (5.79%) Node.js
9 62 (5.53%) RESTful
10 55 (4.90%) Spring
11 50 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (4.46%) React
12 49 (4.37%) HTML5
13 45 (4.01%) .NET Framework
14 43 (3.83%) Sass
15 41 (3.65%) Entity Framework
16 40 (3.57%) Kafka
17 35 (3.12%) JSON
17 35 (3.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 138 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 46 (4.10%) Algorithms
3 46 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (3.12%) Internet of Things
6 28 (2.50%) User Experience
7 27 (2.41%) Device Driver
8 24 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 20 (1.78%) Life Science
11 18 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 18 (1.60%) Robotics
12 16 (1.43%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.34%) CAN bus
14 11 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.89%) Infotainment
16 9 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
16 9 (0.80%) Fintech
16 9 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 158 (14.08%) Linux
2 89 (7.93%) Windows
3 42 (3.74%) Android
4 39 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
5 34 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.52%) Unix
8 16 (1.43%) FreeRTOS
9 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.80%) VMS
11 9 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.45%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.18%) CentOS
16 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (25.04%) Software Engineering
3 194 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
4 117 (10.43%) MVC
5 115 (10.25%) TDD
6 110 (9.80%) Computer Science
7 104 (9.27%) Scrum
8 91 (8.11%) Project Management
9 79 (7.04%) OO
10 77 (6.86%) Test Automation
11 76 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 68 (6.06%) Analytics
12 68 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
12 68 (6.06%) Front End Development
13 67 (5.97%) Mathematics
14 63 (5.61%) Collaborative Working
15 60 (5.35%) E-Commerce
16 54 (4.81%) DevOps
17 53 (4.72%) Data Analysis
18 51 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (18.72%) C#
2 204 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 201 (17.91%) C
4 191 (17.02%) SQL
5 158 (14.08%) Java
6 157 (13.99%) C++
7 117 (10.43%) Python
8 65 (5.79%) Embedded C
9 54 (4.81%) PHP
10 49 (4.37%) T-SQL
11 39 (3.48%) Embedded C++
12 30 (2.67%) MATLAB
13 28 (2.50%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.23%) Perl
15 22 (1.96%) Scala
16 20 (1.78%) Ruby
17 18 (1.60%) Apex Code
18 17 (1.52%) Java 8
19 15 (1.34%) Assembly Language
20 11 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 318 (28.34%) Degree
2 45 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.60%) PhD
5 12 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (0.98%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.80%) PMP
8 8 (0.71%) CIPD
8 8 (0.71%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.62%) HND
9 7 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (0.53%) MCSE
11 5 (0.45%) MBA
11 5 (0.45%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.36%) CCA
12 4 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.55%) QA
2 42 (3.74%) ISO 26262
3 13 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.89%) MISRA
5 9 (0.80%) DO-178B
6 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.71%) PMO
6 8 (0.71%) SLA
7 7 (0.62%) IEC 61508
7 7 (0.62%) JTAG
8 6 (0.53%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.36%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.27%) DICOM
10 3 (0.27%) HAZOP
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) DO-160
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.089%) GDPR
12 1 (0.089%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (3.65%) Docker
2 39 (3.48%) Firmware
3 24 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.45%) vSphere
7 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.36%) XenApp
7 4 (0.36%) XenServer
8 2 (0.18%) zsh
9 1 (0.089%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.089%) HDFS
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.52%) Ansible
3 15 (1.34%) Terraform
4 10 (0.89%) SCCM
5 5 (0.45%) HAProxy
5 5 (0.45%) SCOM
6 4 (0.36%) Mesos
6 4 (0.36%) Puppet
6 4 (0.36%) Wonderware InTouch
7 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.27%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.18%) Grafana
8 2 (0.18%) Kibana
8 2 (0.18%) logstash
8 2 (0.18%) Marathon
9 1 (0.089%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.089%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 156 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (4.19%) SAP
4 28 (2.50%) Google
5 25 (2.23%) Oracle
6 14 (1.25%) Apple
7 13 (1.16%) Adobe
8 11 (0.98%) VMware
8 11 (0.98%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.89%) EMC
10 9 (0.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 9 (0.80%) Tableau
11 8 (0.71%) IBM
11 8 (0.71%) MKS
12 6 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.53%) Cadence
12 6 (0.53%) Cisco
12 6 (0.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 6 (0.53%) Marketo
12 6 (0.53%) Siemens