Automotive Jobs

Automotive
UK

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 cited Automotive over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 226 195 240
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45 +195
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 1,348 1,745 2,893
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.89% 1.67%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.80% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 775 358 967
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £44,725 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +25.00% -8.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -5.26%

All General Skills
UK

Automotive falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62,940 62,359 112,899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.28% 67.43% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40,910 35,115 52,200
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,276 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,874 £42,521
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 25 June 2024.

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 25 June 2024. 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 -28 1,281 £52,000 -9.57% 844
UK excluding London -40 1,199 £50,000 -1.96% 785
Midlands -65 422 £51,250 +2.50% 251
West Midlands -42 333 £55,000 +14.46% 168
Work from Home -47 317 £55,000 - 156
North of England +106 218 £45,000 -9.09% 139
South East -71 204 £55,000 - 180
East of England +48 194 £50,000 -28.57% 84
London -21 118 £61,500 -18.00% 102
South West +18 109 £50,000 +11.11% 134
North West +33 100 £45,000 -10.00% 84
East Midlands +31 88 £42,500 -19.05% 83
Yorkshire +83 83 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Scotland -75 40 £60,000 -7.69% 23
North East - 35 £39,500 - 18
Wales +1 13 £30,000 -14.29% 22

Automotive
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (2.00%) Skype for Business
2 13 (0.96%) CMS
3 10 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.59%) Confluence
5 5 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Exchange
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.074%) Apache
7 1 (0.074%) Apache Pulsar
7 1 (0.074%) Liferay
7 1 (0.074%) nginx
7 1 (0.074%) Umbraco
Applications
1 86 (6.38%) Simulink
2 71 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.67%) Stateflow
4 32 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.89%) Siemens NX
7 11 (0.82%) CANalyzer
8 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.30%) 3ds Max
9 4 (0.30%) InDesign
9 4 (0.30%) OrCAD
10 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.22%) CATIA
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.15%) Fusion 360
11 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.074%) Trello
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.15%) Primavera
4 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.15%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.074%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.074%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.074%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.074%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.074%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.75%) Azure
2 73 (5.42%) Microsoft 365
3 55 (4.08%) SaaS
4 42 (3.12%) AWS
5 28 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 26 (1.93%) Azure Functions
6 26 (1.93%) GitHub
6 26 (1.93%) Serverless
7 19 (1.41%) Azure DevOps
8 18 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (1.26%) Azure AKS
10 16 (1.19%) Akamai
10 16 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
10 16 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
10 16 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (1.19%) AWS Fargate
10 16 (1.19%) Cloudflare
10 16 (1.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.15%) J1939
2 28 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
3 27 (2.00%) Skype
4 25 (1.85%) Telepresence
5 23 (1.71%) Wireless
6 21 (1.56%) Internet
7 17 (1.26%) Ethernet
8 14 (1.04%) Bluetooth
8 14 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.82%) Firewall
9 11 (0.82%) VLAN
10 9 (0.67%) DNS
10 9 (0.67%) LAN
10 9 (0.67%) WAN
11 8 (0.59%) DHCP
11 8 (0.59%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.37%) FlexRay
12 5 (0.37%) HTTP
12 5 (0.37%) RS-232
12 5 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.00%) Power BI
2 19 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.82%) MySQL
5 9 (0.67%) Tableau
6 7 (0.52%) Data Lake
6 7 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.45%) Redis
8 4 (0.30%) Big Data
8 4 (0.30%) GIS
9 3 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.15%) MS Access
10 2 (0.15%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.074%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.074%) EDMS
11 1 (0.074%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.074%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.074%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (5.34%) Git
2 63 (4.67%) JIRA
3 23 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.63%) ClearCase
5 21 (1.56%) Plastic SCM
6 15 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.04%) ClearQuest
8 8 (0.59%) Appium
8 8 (0.59%) CANoe
8 8 (0.59%) LabVIEW
8 8 (0.59%) Subversion
8 8 (0.59%) UI Automator
9 7 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.45%) Selenium
11 4 (0.30%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.30%) GitLab
11 4 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (0.30%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.22%) Protractor
13 2 (0.15%) TestRail
General
1 274 (20.33%) Social Skills
2 212 (15.73%) Manufacturing
3 185 (13.72%) Aerospace
4 183 (13.58%) Electronics
5 133 (9.87%) Finance
6 82 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (5.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 72 (5.34%) Marketing
9 63 (4.67%) Telecoms
10 62 (4.60%) Retail
11 47 (3.49%) Legal
12 46 (3.41%) Influencing Skills
13 37 (2.74%) Aviation
13 37 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
14 19 (1.41%) Law
14 19 (1.41%) Publishing
15 17 (1.26%) Public Sector
16 13 (0.96%) Aeronautics
17 12 (0.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 12 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 247 (18.32%) Software Engineer
2 189 (14.02%) Senior
3 162 (12.02%) Lead
4 157 (11.65%) Systems Engineer
5 123 (9.12%) Embedded Engineer
6 118 (8.75%) Developer
7 108 (8.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 66 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 41 (3.04%) Test Engineer
10 40 (2.97%) Programmer
10 40 (2.97%) Support Engineer
11 35 (2.60%) Architect
11 35 (2.60%) Consultant
11 35 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (2.52%) C++ Software Engineer
13 31 (2.30%) Analyst
13 31 (2.30%) Hardware Engineer
13 31 (2.30%) Project Manager
13 31 (2.30%) Senior Embedded Engineer
14 30 (2.23%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.53%) .NET
2 32 (2.37%) HTML
3 25 (1.85%) CSS
4 23 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 22 (1.63%) React
6 14 (1.04%) Node.js
7 13 (0.96%) Sass
8 12 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.74%) Kafka
9 10 (0.74%) LLVM
10 9 (0.67%) Vue
11 8 (0.59%) Ajax
11 8 (0.59%) RESTful
11 8 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (0.59%) WPF
11 8 (0.59%) Yocto
12 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.45%) Laravel
12 6 (0.45%) LESS
12 6 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.64%) IoT
2 95 (7.05%) Embedded Systems
3 52 (3.86%) Algorithms
4 50 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 39 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 28 (2.08%) Robotics
8 25 (1.85%) FMCG
8 25 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
10 19 (1.41%) Operational Technology
10 19 (1.41%) Verilog
10 19 (1.41%) VHDL
11 18 (1.34%) FPGA
11 18 (1.34%) Infotainment
11 18 (1.34%) Product Ownership
12 17 (1.26%) Blog
12 17 (1.26%) Device Driver
12 17 (1.26%) Raspberry Pi
13 14 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.64%) Windows
2 96 (7.12%) Linux
3 40 (2.97%) Windows 10
4 38 (2.82%) Android
5 34 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (1.11%) FreeRTOS
10 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.45%) Unix
13 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.30%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.22%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (22.11%) Software Engineering
2 185 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
3 147 (10.91%) Agile
4 108 (8.01%) Mentoring
5 99 (7.34%) Project Management
6 85 (6.31%) Computer Science
7 79 (5.86%) Validation
8 77 (5.71%) Business Development
9 74 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
10 68 (5.04%) Logistics
11 67 (4.97%) Systems Engineering
12 65 (4.82%) Test Automation
13 63 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 59 (4.38%) DevOps
15 56 (4.15%) Software Testing
16 55 (4.08%) Decision-Making
17 50 (3.71%) Customer Service
18 48 (3.56%) Roadmaps
18 48 (3.56%) Technical Leadership
19 47 (3.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 179 (13.28%) C
2 126 (9.35%) C++
3 110 (8.16%) Python
4 96 (7.12%) MATLAB
5 70 (5.19%) C#
6 53 (3.93%) JavaScript
7 52 (3.86%) Embedded C
7 52 (3.86%) Java
7 52 (3.86%) SQL
8 40 (2.97%) SystemVerilog
9 22 (1.63%) TypeScript
10 14 (1.04%) Perl
11 13 (0.96%) Rust
12 12 (0.89%) PHP
13 9 (0.67%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.45%) Bash
14 6 (0.45%) R
14 6 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 316 (23.44%) Degree
2 52 (3.86%) Master's Degree
3 40 (2.97%) HND
4 30 (2.23%) MBA
5 27 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (1.63%) HNC
8 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 12 (0.89%) NVQ Level 3
10 9 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.67%) CISM
10 9 (0.67%) CISSP
11 8 (0.59%) CCNA
11 8 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.52%) MCSE
13 6 (0.45%) Azure Certification
13 6 (0.45%) MCSA
13 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.86%) ISO 26262
2 46 (3.41%) QA
3 41 (3.04%) Automotive SPICE
4 35 (2.60%) AUTOSAR
5 26 (1.93%) MISRA
6 21 (1.56%) ISO 9001
7 16 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.82%) SLA
9 8 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.59%) GDPR
9 8 (0.59%) NIST
10 5 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.37%) PMO
11 4 (0.30%) JTAG
12 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.15%) Accessibility
13 2 (0.15%) COSHH
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.15%) ITGC
System Software
1 55 (4.08%) Firmware
2 38 (2.82%) Docker
3 29 (2.15%) Embedded Firmware
4 17 (1.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (2.97%) Functional Safety
2 31 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.34%) Ansible
4 13 (0.96%) SCCM
5 11 (0.82%) Progress Chef
6 10 (0.74%) Terraform
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.30%) SCOM
8 4 (0.30%) WSUS
9 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.22%) Puppet
10 2 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 38 (2.82%) Cisco
3 28 (2.08%) Cadence
3 28 (2.08%) Synopsys
4 27 (2.00%) SAP
5 26 (1.93%) Apple
6 25 (1.85%) Polycom
7 24 (1.78%) Lauterbach
8 21 (1.56%) IBM
8 21 (1.56%) VMware
9 16 (1.19%) ForgeRock
9 16 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.11%) Adobe
11 13 (0.96%) Salesforce
12 12 (0.89%) EMC
12 12 (0.89%) Siemens
13 11 (0.82%) Dell
13 11 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.67%) Instagram
14 9 (0.67%) QNX