Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 432 445 491
Rank change year-on-year +13 +46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 1,129 1,210 1,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the General category 1.69% 1.58% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1,001 914
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 66,868 76,729 82,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.90% 44.00% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51,467 55,697 67,096
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 0 1,069 £47,500 +5.56% 658
UK excluding London +4 873 £45,000 +5.88% 628
Midlands +20 290 £40,000 +14.29% 201
South East -13 244 £50,000 +6.38% 108
West Midlands -9 215 £41,250 +17.86% 154
London -30 209 £75,000 +25.00% 63
North of England +2 134 £42,500 +13.33% 113
East of England +12 101 £45,000 -4.26% 92
South West +66 86 £45,000 +5.88% 81
East Midlands +62 75 £39,250 -12.78% 47
North West -37 75 £42,500 +13.33% 46
Yorkshire +19 34 £39,000 -7.14% 31
North East -4 25 £45,000 - 36
Scotland -58 11 £27,500 -31.25% 16
Wales +2 6 £42,500 +84.78% 12
Northern Ireland +15 2 £25,500 -36.25% 5

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 365 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (24.98%) Degree
3 266 (23.56%) Software Engineering
4 233 (20.64%) C#
5 209 (18.51%) HTML
6 208 (18.42%) SQL
7 202 (17.89%) JavaScript
8 193 (17.09%) CSS
9 191 (16.92%) C
10 186 (16.47%) C++
11 175 (15.50%) Linux
12 172 (15.23%) SQL Server
12 172 (15.23%) Microsoft
13 162 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
14 159 (14.08%) .NET
15 146 (12.93%) Retail
16 142 (12.58%) Java
17 140 (12.40%) Finance
18 126 (11.16%) Windows
19 125 (11.07%) Scrum
20 124 (10.98%) ASP.NET
21 123 (10.89%) Computer Science
22 122 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 121 (10.72%) Python
24 120 (10.63%) MVC
25 113 (10.01%) Aerospace
26 107 (9.48%) Electronics
27 105 (9.30%) jQuery
28 104 (9.21%) Manufacturing
29 100 (8.86%) Analytical Skills

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 35 (3.10%) Apache Spark
2 23 (2.04%) Confluence
3 20 (1.77%) CMS
4 14 (1.24%) Apache
5 12 (1.06%) WordPress
6 9 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.71%) JBoss
7 8 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.53%) SAS
9 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.35%) Drupal
10 4 (0.35%) nginx
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.27%) IIS
11 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.30%) Simulink
4 24 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.97%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.53%) TargetLink
10 5 (0.44%) EPLAN
11 4 (0.35%) SPSS
12 3 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.27%) InVision
13 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.18%) Gephi
13 2 (0.18%) OrCAD
13 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.53%) Magento
2 6 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.35%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.35%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.35%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.35%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.18%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 2 (0.18%) SAP POS DM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.089%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.089%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.57%) GitHub
4 21 (1.86%) SaaS
5 16 (1.42%) Serverless
6 14 (1.24%) PaaS
7 13 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (0.80%) npm
10 7 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.53%) Heroku
11 6 (0.53%) Office 365
11 6 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.27%) CloudSense
13 3 (0.27%) Firebase
13 3 (0.27%) Google Play
14 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.68%) Ethernet
3 17 (1.51%) Wireless
4 15 (1.33%) Internet
5 12 (1.06%) Firewall
5 12 (1.06%) LAN
6 11 (0.97%) WAN
7 9 (0.80%) DNS
7 9 (0.80%) Modbus
8 8 (0.71%) RS-232
8 8 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.62%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.62%) DHCP
9 7 (0.62%) HTTP
9 7 (0.62%) RS-485
9 7 (0.62%) SAN
9 7 (0.62%) SSL
9 7 (0.62%) VLAN
10 5 (0.44%) VoIP
11 4 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.73%) Big Data
3 55 (4.87%) MySQL
4 42 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.75%) Hadoop
6 22 (1.95%) Power BI
6 22 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.44%) Redis
15 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.35%) QlikView
16 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 88 (7.79%) Visual Studio
3 75 (6.64%) JIRA
4 54 (4.78%) Subversion
5 32 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.66%) TeamCity
7 25 (2.21%) Bitbucket
7 25 (2.21%) Selenium
8 24 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 21 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
11 17 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.42%) JUnit
13 15 (1.33%) Mocha
13 15 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
14 13 (1.15%) Maven
15 12 (1.06%) Xcode
16 11 (0.97%) webpack
17 10 (0.89%) gulp
18 7 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 146 (12.93%) Retail
2 140 (12.40%) Finance
3 113 (10.01%) Aerospace
4 107 (9.48%) Electronics
5 104 (9.21%) Manufacturing
6 97 (8.59%) Marketing
7 58 (5.14%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.75%) Legal
9 23 (2.04%) Games
10 16 (1.42%) German Language
10 16 (1.42%) Publishing
11 14 (1.24%) Military
12 12 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.89%) Banking
13 10 (0.89%) Law
13 10 (0.89%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.62%) Advertising
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
15 4 (0.35%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 342 (30.29%) Developer
2 169 (14.97%) Software Engineer
3 82 (7.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 72 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 71 (6.29%) Senior Developer
6 69 (6.11%) Analyst
7 68 (6.02%) Architect
8 61 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 55 (4.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 50 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 50 (4.43%) Graduate
11 48 (4.25%) Java Developer
12 46 (4.07%) Consultant
13 43 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 43 (3.81%) Junior
14 33 (2.92%) Junior Developer
14 33 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
15 29 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (2.48%) Salesforce Consultant
17 25 (2.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (18.51%) HTML
2 193 (17.09%) CSS
3 159 (14.08%) .NET
4 124 (10.98%) ASP.NET
5 105 (9.30%) jQuery
6 84 (7.44%) Web Services
7 82 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (7.17%) AngularJS
9 68 (6.02%) .NET Framework
10 65 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 53 (4.69%) Entity Framework
12 52 (4.61%) Sass
13 49 (4.34%) React
14 47 (4.16%) WCF
15 46 (4.07%) Node.js
16 43 (3.81%) RESTful
17 39 (3.45%) HTML5
18 38 (3.37%) Ajax
19 36 (3.19%) Spring
20 34 (3.01%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 100 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 55 (4.87%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
5 45 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 21 (1.86%) User Experience
9 19 (1.68%) Device Driver
9 19 (1.68%) Life Science
9 19 (1.68%) Robotics
10 15 (1.33%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.24%) Infotainment
11 14 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.06%) CAN bus
13 12 (1.06%) Internet of Things
14 11 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 175 (15.50%) Linux
2 126 (11.16%) Windows
3 45 (3.99%) Embedded Linux
4 36 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.01%) Android
6 28 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.59%) Unix
8 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.89%) FreeRTOS
11 7 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.53%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Debian
15 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (23.56%) Software Engineering
3 162 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
4 125 (11.07%) Scrum
5 120 (10.63%) MVC
6 99 (8.77%) TDD
6 99 (8.77%) Test Automation
7 96 (8.50%) OO
8 84 (7.44%) Unit Testing
9 72 (6.38%) Project Management
10 63 (5.58%) E-Commerce
11 59 (5.23%) Microservices
12 58 (5.14%) CRM
13 55 (4.87%) DevOps
14 54 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (4.78%) Front End Development
15 51 (4.52%) Mentoring
15 51 (4.52%) Web Development
16 50 (4.43%) Analytics
17 49 (4.34%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 233 (20.64%) C#
2 208 (18.42%) SQL
3 202 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 191 (16.92%) C
5 186 (16.47%) C++
6 142 (12.58%) Java
7 121 (10.72%) Python
8 79 (7.00%) Embedded C
9 65 (5.76%) PHP
10 58 (5.14%) T-SQL
11 53 (4.69%) Embedded C++
12 33 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 32 (2.83%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.21%) Perl
15 19 (1.68%) Apex Code
15 19 (1.68%) Scala
16 17 (1.51%) Ada
17 14 (1.24%) Java 8
17 14 (1.24%) R
17 14 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 282 (24.98%) Degree
2 50 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.59%) PhD
5 11 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.89%) PMP
7 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.62%) MCSE
9 6 (0.53%) CIPD
9 6 (0.53%) HND
9 6 (0.53%) MPhil
10 4 (0.35%) CCA
10 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.35%) HNC
10 4 (0.35%) MBA
10 4 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.49%) QA
2 40 (3.54%) ISO 26262
3 17 (1.51%) MISRA
4 16 (1.42%) DO-178B
5 14 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.24%) IEC 61508
6 11 (0.97%) MISRA C
7 9 (0.80%) SLA
8 7 (0.62%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.62%) HAZOP
9 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.53%) PMO
10 4 (0.35%) IEC 62304
10 4 (0.35%) JTAG
11 3 (0.27%) DICOM
11 3 (0.27%) ISO 15765
12 2 (0.18%) DO-160
12 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
12 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 38 (3.37%) Docker
2 30 (2.66%) Firmware
3 25 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.44%) vSphere
5 5 (0.44%) XenApp
6 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.35%) XenServer
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.18%) HDFS
8 2 (0.18%) zsh
9 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.089%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.42%) Ansible
3 14 (1.24%) Terraform
4 7 (0.62%) SCOM
5 6 (0.53%) Puppet
5 6 (0.53%) SCCM
6 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.35%) Mesos
7 4 (0.35%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.18%) Grafana
9 2 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) logstash
9 2 (0.18%) Marathon
9 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 172 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (3.63%) SAP
4 35 (3.10%) Oracle
5 33 (2.92%) Google
6 15 (1.33%) Apple
6 15 (1.33%) IBM
7 13 (1.15%) Adobe
7 13 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 12 (1.06%) MKS
9 11 (0.97%) Tableau
9 11 (0.97%) VMware
10 10 (0.89%) EMC
11 9 (0.80%) Twitter
12 8 (0.71%) Altera
12 8 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.71%) Cisco
12 8 (0.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 8 (0.71%) Xilinx
13 7 (0.62%) Zend