Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 430 465
Rank change year-on-year -17 +35 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 437 830 946
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.72% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 349 670 791
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,925 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 29,078 48,393 61,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.57% 39.91% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 37,104 47,362
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 -16 402 £50,000 - 255
UK excluding London -28 324 £47,500 -5.00% 237
South East +7 96 £50,000 -4.76% 45
London +88 92 £67,500 +3.85% 33
Midlands +47 84 £50,000 +11.11% 77
Work from Home -83 81 £50,000 -9.09% 33
North of England +32 76 £45,000 +5.26% 44
West Midlands +35 66 £49,250 +9.44% 58
North West +44 56 £45,000 +20.00% 23
South West -12 27 £45,000 -35.71% 21
East of England +6 19 £53,750 -2.27% 37
East Midlands +35 18 £52,500 +16.67% 18
Scotland +13 18 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +21 15 £39,500 -12.22% 19
North East +14 5 £45,000 - 2
Wales +36 3 £32,000 -49.80% 8
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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.

1 141 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 95 (21.74%) Azure
4 78 (17.85%) CSS
5 76 (17.39%) DevOps
6 74 (16.93%) AWS
7 72 (16.48%) Git (software)
7 72 (16.48%) HTML
8 71 (16.25%) Software Engineering
8 71 (16.25%) Degree
9 69 (15.79%) Retail
10 68 (15.56%) AngularJS
11 63 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (14.42%) Manufacturing
12 60 (13.73%) React
13 56 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (12.36%) Python
15 53 (12.13%) .NET
15 53 (12.13%) Marketing
15 53 (12.13%) Node.js
16 52 (11.90%) OO
17 51 (11.67%) C#
18 47 (10.76%) Google
18 47 (10.76%) Mobile App
19 45 (10.30%) Test Automation
19 45 (10.30%) SQL
19 45 (10.30%) SQL Server
20 44 (10.07%) Banking
20 44 (10.07%) Computer Science
20 44 (10.07%) Renewable Energy

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 18 (4.12%) Confluence
2 14 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Fuse
4 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.92%) CMS
5 4 (0.92%) IIS
6 3 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) WordPress
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.60%) Simulink
6 6 (1.37%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.14%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.23%) Figma
9 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.23%) InVision
9 1 (0.23%) MODO
9 1 (0.23%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.23%) Sketch
9 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 95 (21.74%) Azure
2 74 (16.93%) AWS
3 42 (9.61%) Serverless
4 38 (8.70%) GCP
5 32 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
6 26 (5.95%) Firebase
7 25 (5.72%) Azure Functions
7 25 (5.72%) Cloud Functions
8 17 (3.89%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (2.52%) Smartsheet
10 8 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.83%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.60%) Apigee
11 7 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.37%) SaaS
13 4 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.81%) Firewall
2 18 (4.12%) VoIP
3 17 (3.89%) NAS
3 17 (3.89%) SAN
4 13 (2.97%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.75%) WebEx
6 8 (1.83%) HTTP
7 6 (1.37%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.37%) FlexRay
8 5 (1.14%) RS-232
8 5 (1.14%) RS-485
9 4 (0.92%) SSH
10 3 (0.69%) Internet
10 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.69%) Wireless
11 2 (0.46%) 5G
11 2 (0.46%) DNS
11 2 (0.46%) Modbus
11 2 (0.46%) Skype
11 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.92%) MySQL
3 16 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.69%) Essbase
8 3 (0.69%) MS Access
9 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.46%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 72 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.09%) JIRA
3 12 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.52%) Selenium
5 8 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.83%) Maven
6 7 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.60%) Gradle
6 7 (1.60%) Postman
7 6 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.37%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.37%) JUnit
7 6 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (1.37%) Mockito
7 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.92%) Grunt
8 4 (0.92%) gulp
8 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.92%) Subversion
8 4 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 69 (15.79%) Retail
2 63 (14.42%) Manufacturing
3 53 (12.13%) Marketing
4 44 (10.07%) Banking
5 38 (8.70%) Finance
5 38 (8.70%) Public Sector
6 34 (7.78%) Electronics
7 24 (5.49%) Aerospace
8 15 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.83%) French Language
10 6 (1.37%) Publishing
11 5 (1.14%) German Language
11 5 (1.14%) Legal
12 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 3 (0.69%) Games
12 3 (0.69%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.69%) Law
12 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.46%) Military
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (37.53%) Developer
2 41 (9.38%) Senior Developer
2 41 (9.38%) Software Engineer
3 36 (8.24%) Analyst
4 32 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 26 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 25 (5.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (4.58%) .NET Developer
8 17 (3.89%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (3.89%) Test Engineer
9 16 (3.66%) Architect
10 15 (3.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (3.43%) Support Analyst
11 13 (2.97%) Business Analyst
11 13 (2.97%) Consultant
11 13 (2.97%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.75%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.75%) React Developer
13 11 (2.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.85%) CSS
2 72 (16.48%) HTML
3 68 (15.56%) AngularJS
4 60 (13.73%) React
5 53 (12.13%) .NET
5 53 (12.13%) Node.js
6 42 (9.61%) Serverless Framework
7 40 (9.15%) REST
8 37 (8.47%) .NET Core
8 37 (8.47%) CSS3
8 37 (8.47%) HTML5
9 25 (5.72%) AWS Amplify
9 25 (5.72%) Ember.js
10 23 (5.26%) Entity Framework
11 22 (5.03%) ASP.NET
12 19 (4.35%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.35%) Vue.js
13 17 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
14 16 (3.66%) ASP.NET Core
15 15 (3.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.76%) Mobile App
2 44 (10.07%) Renewable Energy
3 41 (9.38%) Life Science
4 31 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.72%) Cloud Native
6 24 (5.49%) User Experience
7 21 (4.81%) Management Information System
8 18 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (3.43%) Robotics
10 14 (3.20%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.52%) CAN bus
11 11 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.29%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.60%) Replication
15 6 (1.37%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.37%) FMCG
15 6 (1.37%) Industry 4.0
16 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
17 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.70%) Windows
2 37 (8.47%) Linux
3 30 (6.86%) Android
4 26 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.06%) Robot Operating System
8 7 (1.60%) Unix
9 6 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Android TV
10 1 (0.23%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.39%) DevOps
3 71 (16.25%) Software Engineering
4 63 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (11.90%) OO
7 45 (10.30%) Test Automation
8 44 (10.07%) Computer Science
9 37 (8.47%) BDD
9 37 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
9 37 (8.47%) Scrum
10 35 (8.01%) SDLC
11 33 (7.55%) TDD
12 31 (7.09%) Microservices
13 30 (6.86%) E-Commerce
14 26 (5.95%) MVC
15 25 (5.72%) Progressive Web App
16 23 (5.26%) Project Delivery
17 21 (4.81%) Kanban
18 20 (4.58%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 54 (12.36%) Python
3 51 (11.67%) C#
4 45 (10.30%) SQL
5 43 (9.84%) C
5 43 (9.84%) C++
6 35 (8.01%) Java
7 20 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 15 (3.43%) PHP
9 10 (2.29%) MATLAB
10 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.83%) ES6
11 7 (1.60%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.37%) Perl
13 5 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.14%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (16.25%) Degree
2 17 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.29%) HNC
4 5 (1.14%) HND
4 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) CISSP
5 3 (0.69%) PhD
6 2 (0.46%) CISM
6 2 (0.46%) CSPO
6 2 (0.46%) IIBA
6 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) APMP
7 1 (0.23%) CEH
7 1 (0.23%) GIAC
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.58%) QA
2 16 (3.66%) ISO 26262
3 11 (2.52%) MISRA
4 9 (2.06%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) GAAP
5 3 (0.69%) PMO
5 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.46%) GDPR
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) JTAG
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.23%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (8.47%) Docker
2 23 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.37%) Firmware
6 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.97%) Terraform
3 7 (1.60%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.60%) Grafana
4 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.92%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.46%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 47 (10.76%) Google
2 38 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.49%) Oracle
4 16 (3.66%) VMware
5 15 (3.43%) Cisco
6 11 (2.52%) HubSpot
7 9 (2.06%) Verint
8 8 (1.83%) SAP
9 7 (1.60%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.37%) Adobe
10 6 (1.37%) Automation Anywhere
10 6 (1.37%) Avaya
11 5 (1.14%) Facebook
11 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.14%) Twitter
12 4 (0.92%) IBM
12 4 (0.92%) New Relic
13 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.69%) HP
13 3 (0.69%) Hyperion