Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 437 455
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +54
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 926 1,174 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.62% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 645 961 1,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% -2.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,450
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 56,062 72,315 79,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 43.11% 45.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42,001 55,304 58,457
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -24 812 £50,000 +5.26% 510
UK excluding London -22 717 £45,000 - 482
South East -7 211 £50,000 - 112
London +56 174 £70,000 -5.08% 49
Midlands -77 138 £42,500 +2.41% 154
North of England -3 129 £45,000 +5.88% 57
West Midlands -74 108 £41,500 - 109
North West +21 99 £50,000 +17.65% 30
East of England +63 86 £42,000 -6.67% 75
South West +11 72 £62,500 +38.89% 64
Scotland +59 60 £37,500 +36.36% 12
East Midlands -18 27 £45,000 +2.86% 45
Yorkshire -8 22 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Wales +18 19 £30,000 -29.41% 7
North East 0 8 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Northern Ireland -8 2 £47,750 +87.25% 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 279 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (20.84%) C
3 183 (19.76%) Software Engineering
4 172 (18.57%) Linux
5 171 (18.47%) C++
5 171 (18.47%) Degree
6 150 (16.20%) Python
7 149 (16.09%) Retail
8 144 (15.55%) Java
9 139 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (13.61%) Finance
11 122 (13.17%) SQL
12 117 (12.63%) Windows
13 114 (12.31%) JavaScript
13 114 (12.31%) HTML
14 113 (12.20%) Computer Science
15 111 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
16 109 (11.77%) Google
17 108 (11.66%) C#
18 101 (10.91%) CSS
18 101 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 101 (10.91%) Manufacturing
19 100 (10.80%) SQL Server
19 100 (10.80%) .NET
20 96 (10.37%) Mentoring
20 96 (10.37%) Analytics
21 94 (10.15%) Git (software)
22 93 (10.04%) Project Management
23 92 (9.94%) Electronics
24 88 (9.50%) Algorithms

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 26 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 17 (1.84%) Apache
2 17 (1.84%) Confluence
3 16 (1.73%) CMS
3 16 (1.73%) IIS
4 10 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.76%) JBoss
5 7 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.76%) WordPress
6 6 (0.65%) Drupal
6 6 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 6 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.54%) MTS
8 3 (0.32%) nginx
9 2 (0.22%) Site Server
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.92%) Simulink
3 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.19%) CATIA
4 11 (1.19%) Stateflow
5 7 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.76%) InDesign
5 7 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.65%) TargetLink
7 5 (0.54%) NUKE
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.43%) Sketch
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.22%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.22%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.11%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (1.19%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.97%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.54%) ENOVIA
5 5 (0.54%) Magento
6 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.96%) AWS
2 75 (8.10%) Azure
3 61 (6.59%) GCP
4 23 (2.48%) SaaS
4 23 (2.48%) Serverless
5 18 (1.94%) Office 365
6 8 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.76%) GitHub
7 7 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.65%) Heroku
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon Alexa
9 4 (0.43%) npm
9 4 (0.43%) Slack
10 3 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (0.22%) Dialogflow
11 2 (0.22%) Google Docs
11 2 (0.22%) Google Play
11 2 (0.22%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.89%) Firewall
2 27 (2.92%) Internet
3 20 (2.16%) DNS
4 16 (1.73%) DHCP
5 15 (1.62%) Ethernet
6 13 (1.40%) Network Security
6 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.40%) Wireless
7 11 (1.19%) 5G
8 10 (1.08%) 3G
8 10 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.97%) FlexRay
10 8 (0.86%) DMZ
10 8 (0.86%) GSM
10 8 (0.86%) LTE
10 8 (0.86%) VPN
11 7 (0.76%) 2G
11 7 (0.76%) 4G
11 7 (0.76%) RS-232
11 7 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.86%) Big Data
3 40 (4.32%) MySQL
4 25 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.62%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (1.40%) DTS
8 13 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.19%) BigQuery
11 10 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.97%) Bigtable
13 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.80%) JIRA
3 22 (2.38%) Subversion
4 19 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (1.62%) CANoe
6 14 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.08%) Selenium
8 9 (0.97%) Maven
9 8 (0.86%) Axure RP
9 8 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
9 8 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.65%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.65%) Polyspace
11 6 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (0.54%) GNU Toolchain
12 5 (0.54%) VectorCAST
13 4 (0.43%) Android Studio
13 4 (0.43%) Redmine
General
1 149 (16.09%) Retail
2 126 (13.61%) Finance
3 101 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 92 (9.94%) Electronics
5 71 (7.67%) Aerospace
6 61 (6.59%) Marketing
7 27 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.27%) Games
9 18 (1.94%) Advertising
10 17 (1.84%) Banking
11 15 (1.62%) Military
12 12 (1.30%) Publishing
13 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.97%) Public Sector
15 7 (0.76%) Law
16 6 (0.65%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.54%) Avionics
18 4 (0.43%) French Language
18 4 (0.43%) German Language
19 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 218 (23.54%) Developer
2 116 (12.53%) Software Engineer
3 86 (9.29%) Analyst
4 63 (6.80%) Java Developer
5 58 (6.26%) Embedded Engineer
6 46 (4.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 44 (4.75%) Software Developer
8 34 (3.67%) Senior Developer
8 34 (3.67%) Support Analyst
9 32 (3.46%) Business Analyst
10 30 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 29 (3.13%) Architect
12 28 (3.02%) Designer
13 25 (2.70%) .NET Developer
13 25 (2.70%) Consultant
13 25 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (2.48%) IT Engineer
15 22 (2.38%) Project Manager
16 21 (2.27%) Applications Support
16 21 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.31%) HTML
2 101 (10.91%) CSS
3 100 (10.80%) .NET
4 52 (5.62%) AngularJS
5 45 (4.86%) Node.js
6 37 (4.00%) Web Services
7 36 (3.89%) jQuery
8 35 (3.78%) RESTful
8 35 (3.78%) Vulkan
9 34 (3.67%) HTML5
10 33 (3.56%) ASP.NET
11 30 (3.24%) React
12 27 (2.92%) Spring
13 24 (2.59%) Laravel
14 21 (2.27%) XML
15 20 (2.16%) Middleware
15 20 (2.16%) REST
16 17 (1.84%) .NET Core
16 17 (1.84%) Java EE
17 16 (1.73%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (9.50%) Algorithms
3 83 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
4 68 (7.34%) User Experience
5 51 (5.51%) Smartphone
6 43 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.59%) Robotics
9 19 (2.05%) Device Driver
9 19 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (1.94%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 15 (1.62%) Animation
13 14 (1.51%) FMCG
13 14 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.40%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.40%) Smart City
15 12 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.30%) Cloud Native
15 12 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 172 (18.57%) Linux
2 117 (12.63%) Windows
3 73 (7.88%) Android
4 48 (5.18%) Windows Server
5 40 (4.32%) Tizen
6 27 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.48%) Windows 10
8 22 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.73%) Unix
10 13 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.30%) Debian
11 12 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.97%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.86%) CentOS
15 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (19.76%) Software Engineering
3 139 (15.01%) Problem-Solving
4 113 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 96 (10.37%) Analytics
5 96 (10.37%) Mentoring
6 93 (10.04%) Project Management
7 79 (8.53%) DevOps
8 72 (7.78%) Scrum
9 60 (6.48%) Visualisation
10 51 (5.51%) ITIL
10 51 (5.51%) TDD
11 48 (5.18%) CRM
12 47 (5.08%) Open Source
13 46 (4.97%) Power Management
14 45 (4.86%) Computer Architecture
15 44 (4.75%) Technical Leadership
16 42 (4.54%) ERP
16 42 (4.54%) SDLC
17 41 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (20.84%) C
2 171 (18.47%) C++
3 150 (16.20%) Python
4 144 (15.55%) Java
5 122 (13.17%) SQL
6 114 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 108 (11.66%) C#
8 50 (5.40%) Embedded C
9 48 (5.18%) PHP
10 42 (4.54%) MATLAB
11 23 (2.48%) Assembly Language
12 20 (2.16%) Perl
13 17 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.84%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.62%) Embedded C++
15 14 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.40%) R
17 12 (1.30%) ES6
18 10 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 171 (18.47%) Degree
2 51 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.38%) PhD
4 15 (1.62%) PMP
5 14 (1.51%) APMP
6 11 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.97%) SAP Certification
8 9 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.86%) CCNA
10 7 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.76%) RHCE
11 4 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.32%) CIPD
12 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.32%) MCITP
12 3 (0.32%) MCP
12 3 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.05%) QA
2 50 (5.40%) ISO 26262
3 20 (2.16%) MISRA
4 18 (1.94%) IEC 61508
5 16 (1.73%) SLA
6 15 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.97%) MISRA C
8 8 (0.86%) IEC 62304
8 8 (0.86%) PMO
9 6 (0.65%) JTAG
10 4 (0.43%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.32%) GDPR
12 2 (0.22%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (7.24%) Docker
2 45 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.24%) Firmware
4 17 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) KVM
11 1 (0.11%) pfSense
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.59%) SCCM
3 16 (1.73%) Ansible
4 11 (1.19%) Puppet
5 10 (1.08%) SCOM
5 10 (1.08%) Terraform
6 9 (0.97%) WSUS
7 8 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 7 (0.76%) yum
9 5 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.54%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.43%) Kibana
10 4 (0.43%) logstash
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.22%) Nagios
12 1 (0.11%) Mesos
12 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 109 (11.77%) Google
2 101 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.40%) SAP
4 42 (4.54%) QNX
5 36 (3.89%) Oracle
6 31 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (2.92%) Adobe
8 17 (1.84%) VMware
9 16 (1.73%) Apple
10 12 (1.30%) Tableau
11 10 (1.08%) Cisco
11 10 (1.08%) Foundry
11 10 (1.08%) MKS
12 9 (0.97%) Talend
12 9 (0.97%) Teradata
13 8 (0.86%) EMC
13 8 (0.86%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.76%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (0.76%) IBM