Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 466 407 433
Rank change year-on-year -59 +26 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 270 989 1,144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.86% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 235 782 961
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £81,250 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 21,023 53,126 67,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.37% 39.58% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16,874 40,199 51,969
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.48% +6.30%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 December 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 2 December 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 -53 229 £50,000 - 206
UK excluding London -61 199 £47,500 - 200
Midlands +50 55 £48,500 +14.12% 53
London +123 54 £67,500 - 21
West Midlands +41 45 £50,000 +20.48% 35
North of England +57 43 £45,000 +2.27% 30
South East -5 34 £45,000 -10.00% 41
North West +23 25 £45,000 +20.00% 15
South West +53 21 £50,000 -20.00% 21
Work from Home -46 21 £50,000 -9.09% 26
Scotland +29 19 £46,250 +23.33% 10
East of England +35 13 £51,250 -2.38% 41
Northern Ireland +26 11 £50,000 -28.57%
East Midlands +65 10 £45,000 - 17
North East +28 10 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Yorkshire +80 8 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Wales +49 3 £32,000 +16.36% 5

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 88 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.19%) Software Engineering
3 64 (23.70%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.41%) HTML
4 47 (17.41%) Manufacturing
5 46 (17.04%) CSS
5 46 (17.04%) Degree
5 46 (17.04%) Git (software)
6 45 (16.67%) Azure
6 45 (16.67%) C
7 44 (16.30%) Retail
8 43 (15.93%) AWS
9 41 (15.19%) Electronics
10 39 (14.44%) DevOps
11 37 (13.70%) C++
12 34 (12.59%) C#
12 34 (12.59%) Python
13 33 (12.22%) Aerospace
13 33 (12.22%) HTML5
14 32 (11.85%) Linux
14 32 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (11.48%) SQL
15 31 (11.48%) Scrum
16 30 (11.11%) OO
16 30 (11.11%) Node.js
16 30 (11.11%) CSS3
16 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
17 29 (10.74%) Mobile App
17 29 (10.74%) Banking
17 29 (10.74%) React

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 8 (2.96%) Confluence
2 6 (2.22%) CMS
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Fuse
3 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.11%) Apache
5 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.74%) WordPress
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.85%) Simulink
5 2 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.74%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.37%) CATIA
6 1 (0.37%) Figma
6 1 (0.37%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.37%) InVision
6 1 (0.37%) Sketch
6 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.67%) Azure
2 43 (15.93%) AWS
3 25 (9.26%) GCP
4 21 (7.78%) Firebase
5 20 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (7.41%) Azure Functions
5 20 (7.41%) Serverless
6 11 (4.07%) SaaS
7 10 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.22%) Office 365
8 6 (2.22%) Smartsheet
9 3 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.11%) GitHub
9 3 (1.11%) PaaS
10 2 (0.74%) Slack
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.37%) Boomi
11 1 (0.37%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.81%) Ethernet
2 9 (3.33%) Firewall
2 9 (3.33%) RS-232
3 8 (2.96%) RS-485
3 8 (2.96%) WebEx
4 7 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.22%) NAS
5 6 (2.22%) SAN
5 6 (2.22%) VoIP
6 5 (1.85%) FlexRay
7 4 (1.48%) Modbus
8 2 (0.74%) 5G
8 2 (0.74%) HTTP
8 2 (0.74%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.74%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.37%) 4G
9 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.37%) RS-422
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.96%) MySQL
2 8 (2.96%) NoSQL
2 8 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.74%) DTS
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.74%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (17.04%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.41%) JIRA
3 6 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.48%) Grunt
4 4 (1.48%) gulp
4 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.48%) webpack
5 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.11%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.74%) JUnit
6 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.74%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.74%) Mockito
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 47 (17.41%) Manufacturing
2 44 (16.30%) Retail
3 41 (15.19%) Electronics
4 33 (12.22%) Aerospace
5 29 (10.74%) Banking
6 28 (10.37%) Public Sector
7 20 (7.41%) Finance
8 10 (3.70%) Games
9 9 (3.33%) Marketing
10 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.85%) Advertising
12 4 (1.48%) Avionics
12 4 (1.48%) French Language
12 4 (1.48%) Legal
12 4 (1.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.74%) Military
13 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.37%) Back Office
14 1 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (27.78%) Developer
2 45 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 35 (12.96%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 23 (8.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.44%) Analyst
8 11 (4.07%) Product Manager
9 10 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.96%) Architect
11 8 (2.96%) Design Engineer
11 8 (2.96%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (2.96%) Software Manager
12 7 (2.59%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.41%) HTML
2 46 (17.04%) CSS
3 33 (12.22%) HTML5
4 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 30 (11.11%) CSS3
4 30 (11.11%) Node.js
5 29 (10.74%) React
6 20 (7.41%) AWS Amplify
6 20 (7.41%) Ember.js
6 20 (7.41%) Serverless Framework
7 15 (5.56%) .NET
8 11 (4.07%) REST
9 10 (3.70%) Django
10 9 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 7 (2.59%) jQuery
11 7 (2.59%) Vue.js
12 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.22%) RESTful
13 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.78%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.41%) Cloud Native
4 16 (5.93%) User Experience
5 15 (5.56%) Renewable Energy
6 14 (5.19%) Life Science
7 13 (4.81%) Industry 4.0
8 11 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.22%) Smart City
11 6 (2.22%) State Machine
12 5 (1.85%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.48%) Blog
13 4 (1.48%) Clustering
13 4 (1.48%) FMCG
13 4 (1.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.85%) Linux
2 16 (5.93%) Windows
3 11 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.33%) Android
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.74%) CentOS
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.37%) Unix
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.19%) Software Engineering
3 39 (14.44%) DevOps
4 32 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (11.48%) Scrum
6 30 (11.11%) OO
7 28 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.00%) BDD
9 23 (8.52%) Mathematics
10 21 (7.78%) Project Management
11 20 (7.41%) Progressive Web App
12 19 (7.04%) Computer Science
12 19 (7.04%) Test Automation
13 17 (6.30%) SDLC
13 17 (6.30%) Validation
13 17 (6.30%) Web Development
14 16 (5.93%) Line Management
15 15 (5.56%) Front End Development
15 15 (5.56%) Open Source
15 15 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.70%) JavaScript
2 45 (16.67%) C
3 37 (13.70%) C++
4 34 (12.59%) C#
4 34 (12.59%) Python
5 31 (11.48%) SQL
6 16 (5.93%) Embedded C
7 15 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 9 (3.33%) Embedded C++
8 9 (3.33%) Java
9 8 (2.96%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.59%) PHP
11 6 (2.22%) ES6
12 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.11%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.11%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.11%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) Perl
14 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.04%) Degree
2 11 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.85%) HNC
3 5 (1.85%) HND
4 2 (0.74%) CSPO
5 1 (0.37%) CEH
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) IIBA
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) PhD
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) ISO 26262
2 9 (3.33%) MISRA
3 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.48%) QA
4 3 (1.11%) GDPR
4 3 (1.11%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) JTAG
6 1 (0.37%) NIST
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.81%) Docker
2 9 (3.33%) Firmware
3 6 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.74%) GPFS
6 2 (0.74%) Lustre
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.22%) Terraform
3 4 (1.48%) Ansible
3 4 (1.48%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.74%) Grafana
5 2 (0.74%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) Google
2 16 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.59%) Oracle
3 7 (2.59%) VMware
4 6 (2.22%) HubSpot
4 6 (2.22%) Verint
5 4 (1.48%) Adobe
5 4 (1.48%) Avaya
5 4 (1.48%) Cisco
6 3 (1.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.11%) Facebook
6 3 (1.11%) New Relic
6 3 (1.11%) NVIDIA
6 3 (1.11%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.74%) QNX
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.74%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.74%) Xilinx