Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 479 480
Rank change year-on-year +55 +1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 779 338 865
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.21% 0.94% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 391 242 590
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £27,270
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +8.89%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,938 £66,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 64,383 36,023 81,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.79% 53.50% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40,669 28,092 61,820
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,700 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,313
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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 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 +73 674 £50,000 +11.11% 437
UK excluding London +24 519 £47,500 +5.56% 391
South East +56 215 £50,000 +11.11% 93
London -2 182 £75,000 +20.00% 68
Work from Home -121 153 £50,000 +25.00% 66
Midlands -61 87 £45,000 +2.27% 117
North of England -59 83 £47,500 +18.75% 58
East of England +18 76 £45,000 -2.70% 76
West Midlands -65 67 £45,000 +2.27% 65
North West -41 43 £57,500 +43.75% 35
Scotland -51 33 £55,000 +22.22% 14
South West -61 28 £45,000 -28.00% 25
North East -23 21 - - 2
East Midlands -35 20 £42,000 -6.67% 52
Yorkshire -67 19 £44,000 -2.22% 21
Wales -25 1 £28,500 -57.78% 7

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 269 (34.53%) Social Skills
2 210 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (20.54%) Degree
4 159 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 152 (19.51%) Finance
6 148 (19.00%) Azure
7 144 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
8 138 (17.72%) AWS
9 137 (17.59%) Software Engineering
10 125 (16.05%) Python
11 121 (15.53%) Retail
12 116 (14.89%) DevOps
13 113 (14.51%) Microsoft
14 103 (13.22%) Manufacturing
15 101 (12.97%) Renewable Energy
16 99 (12.71%) Life Science
17 97 (12.45%) HTML
17 97 (12.45%) .NET
17 97 (12.45%) CSS
18 93 (11.94%) Docker
19 90 (11.55%) Microservices
20 88 (11.30%) Project Management
21 85 (10.91%) SQL Server
21 85 (10.91%) C#
21 85 (10.91%) Computer Science
22 82 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
23 81 (10.40%) Google
23 81 (10.40%) Java
24 80 (10.27%) OO
25 79 (10.14%) Git (software)

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 24 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (1.54%) Confluence
4 10 (1.28%) IIS
5 8 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.64%) WordPress
8 4 (0.51%) CMS
8 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.51%) nginx
9 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.26%) WinCC
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 64 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.21%) Simulink
3 22 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.51%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.51%) Figma
8 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.51%) Sketch
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.13%) Maya
10 1 (0.13%) MODO
Business Applications
1 12 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.03%) Magento
2 8 (1.03%) Shopify
3 7 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.51%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 4 (0.51%) Maximo
6 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 148 (19.00%) Azure
2 138 (17.72%) AWS
3 69 (8.86%) SaaS
4 60 (7.70%) GCP
5 35 (4.49%) Serverless
6 31 (3.98%) Power Platform
7 27 (3.47%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (3.34%) Microsoft 365
9 23 (2.95%) Azure Functions
10 19 (2.44%) Cloud Functions
10 19 (2.44%) Firebase
11 17 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (1.67%) Google Analytics
14 12 (1.54%) Amazon EKS
14 12 (1.54%) GitHub
15 10 (1.28%) PaaS
15 10 (1.28%) Smartsheet
16 9 (1.16%) Amazon S3
16 9 (1.16%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.34%) Internet
2 22 (2.82%) Firewall
3 18 (2.31%) DNS
4 17 (2.18%) VoIP
5 14 (1.80%) Wireless
6 12 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.54%) SAN
7 10 (1.28%) LAN
7 10 (1.28%) WAN
7 10 (1.28%) WebEx
8 9 (1.16%) VPN
9 8 (1.03%) NAS
9 8 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.77%) HTTP
11 6 (0.77%) Skype
12 5 (0.64%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.64%) DHCP
12 5 (0.64%) GSM
12 5 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (4.49%) MySQL
4 30 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.21%) Big Data
8 24 (3.08%) Power BI
9 23 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (2.31%) Tableau
12 16 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
15 13 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.54%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 9 (1.16%) NewSQL
18 8 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.03%) JIRA
3 25 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 22 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.70%) Selenium
6 16 (2.05%) GitLab
7 15 (1.93%) Postman
8 13 (1.67%) Subversion
9 9 (1.16%) Maven
10 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.64%) webpack
12 4 (0.51%) CMake
12 4 (0.51%) Gradle
12 4 (0.51%) Katalon Studio
12 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.51%) WATIR
13 3 (0.39%) GCC
General
1 269 (34.53%) Social Skills
2 152 (19.51%) Finance
3 121 (15.53%) Retail
4 103 (13.22%) Manufacturing
5 82 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (8.22%) Marketing
7 46 (5.91%) Aerospace
8 43 (5.52%) Presentation Skills
9 40 (5.13%) Banking
10 30 (3.85%) Telecoms
11 29 (3.72%) Electronics
12 21 (2.70%) Public Sector
13 19 (2.44%) Publishing
14 16 (2.05%) Advertising
15 15 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
15 15 (1.93%) Financial Institution
16 10 (1.28%) Games
16 10 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 246 (31.58%) Developer
2 65 (8.34%) Software Engineer
3 59 (7.57%) Analyst
4 57 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 42 (5.39%) Project Manager
6 34 (4.36%) .NET Developer
7 33 (4.24%) Architect
8 32 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 29 (3.72%) Embedded Engineer
11 28 (3.59%) Consultant
12 27 (3.47%) Business Analyst
13 26 (3.34%) Backend Developer
13 26 (3.34%) Python Developer
14 24 (3.08%) IT Manager
14 24 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 23 (2.95%) Graduate
15 23 (2.95%) Junior
15 23 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (2.82%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (12.45%) .NET
1 97 (12.45%) CSS
1 97 (12.45%) HTML
2 78 (10.01%) React
3 63 (8.09%) AngularJS
4 56 (7.19%) Node.js
5 45 (5.78%) Django
6 41 (5.26%) .NET Core
7 40 (5.13%) HTML5
8 39 (5.01%) REST
9 36 (4.62%) Web Services
10 35 (4.49%) CSS3
11 32 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (3.85%) Flask
13 27 (3.47%) ASP.NET
14 26 (3.34%) Serverless Framework
15 22 (2.82%) Laravel
16 21 (2.70%) RESTful
16 21 (2.70%) Vue.js
17 19 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.97%) Renewable Energy
2 99 (12.71%) Life Science
3 62 (7.96%) User Experience
4 48 (6.16%) Algorithms
4 48 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (4.36%) Mobile App
7 30 (3.85%) Driving Licence
8 29 (3.72%) Management Information System
9 28 (3.59%) FMCG
10 26 (3.34%) Cloud Native
10 26 (3.34%) Internet of Things
11 25 (3.21%) Robotics
12 22 (2.82%) Industry 4.0
13 20 (2.57%) CAN bus
13 20 (2.57%) Derivative
14 19 (2.44%) Data Structures
15 18 (2.31%) Data Centre
16 16 (2.05%) Public Cloud
17 12 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.50%) Windows
2 37 (4.75%) Android
2 37 (4.75%) Linux
3 30 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.80%) Unix
6 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.77%) VMS
9 6 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Android TV
12 1 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
3 137 (17.59%) Software Engineering
4 116 (14.89%) DevOps
5 90 (11.55%) Microservices
6 88 (11.30%) Project Management
7 85 (10.91%) Computer Science
8 80 (10.27%) OO
9 67 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (8.47%) Fintech
11 65 (8.34%) Scrum
12 60 (7.70%) Analytics
13 58 (7.45%) Full Stack Development
14 54 (6.93%) Test Automation
15 49 (6.29%) E-Commerce
16 47 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
18 41 (5.26%) MVC
19 39 (5.01%) TDD
20 37 (4.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 159 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 125 (16.05%) Python
3 85 (10.91%) C#
4 81 (10.40%) Java
5 76 (9.76%) SQL
6 69 (8.86%) C++
7 65 (8.34%) C
8 32 (4.11%) PHP
9 27 (3.47%) MATLAB
10 23 (2.95%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.82%) TypeScript
12 16 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.80%) VB
14 12 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.54%) Java 11
14 12 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.28%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.16%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.16%) ES6
16 9 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 160 (20.54%) Degree
2 31 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.93%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.03%) HND
5 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.90%) HNC
6 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.90%) PhD
7 6 (0.77%) ACCA
7 6 (0.77%) CIMA
7 6 (0.77%) IIBA
7 6 (0.77%) ISEB
8 5 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.64%) PMP
8 5 (0.64%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.51%) CCIE
9 4 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.93%) QA
2 19 (2.44%) Accessibility
3 16 (2.05%) ISO 26262
3 16 (2.05%) SLA
4 9 (1.16%) PMO
5 7 (0.90%) MISRA
6 6 (0.77%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.64%) HAZOP
8 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.39%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.26%) GDPR
10 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 93 (11.94%) Docker
2 40 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.80%) Firmware
5 9 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.26%) NFS
8 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (9.37%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.49%) Terraform
3 18 (2.31%) Ansible
4 12 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.41%) Puppet
6 9 (1.16%) Grafana
7 7 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.77%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.64%) Packer
10 4 (0.51%) SCCM
10 4 (0.51%) Suricata
11 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.39%) SCOM
11 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.26%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.26%) vRealize
12 2 (0.26%) WSUS
13 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 113 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.40%) Google
3 57 (7.32%) Oracle
4 42 (5.39%) VMware
5 23 (2.95%) Cisco
6 19 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.44%) SAP
7 12 (1.54%) Adobe
8 11 (1.41%) HP
9 10 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.16%) Intel
11 7 (0.90%) Dell
11 7 (0.90%) Teradata
12 6 (0.77%) Sage
12 6 (0.77%) Siemens
13 5 (0.64%) Cadence
13 5 (0.64%) HubSpot
13 5 (0.64%) MathWorks
13 5 (0.64%) Synopsys
13 5 (0.64%) Verint