Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 449 441
Rank change year-on-year -33 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 221 926 1,174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.65% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 163 680 1,000
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £27,725
90th Percentile £73,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 19,606 56,062 72,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.80% 39.59% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15,285 42,001 55,306
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +3.45%

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 18 September 2020.

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 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 -46 185 £50,000 - 148
UK excluding London -9 175 £47,500 +5.56% 149
Midlands +57 51 £45,000 +5.88% 36
North of England +111 43 £45,000 - 30
West Midlands +52 43 £45,000 +8.43% 24
London +118 35 £65,000 -9.72% 12
South East +39 24 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Scotland +64 18 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North West +53 16 £45,000 -10.00% 16
North East +35 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Northern Ireland +34 14 £50,000 +4.71% 1
South West +74 13 £50,000 -20.00% 24
Yorkshire +135 12 £45,000 - 10
East of England +63 12 £50,000 +19.05% 20
Work from Home +28 9 £45,000 -25.00% 25
East Midlands +71 7 £45,000 - 12

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 87 (39.37%) Software Engineering
2 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.72%) C
4 43 (19.46%) Degree
5 41 (18.55%) C#
6 38 (17.19%) C++
6 38 (17.19%) JavaScript
7 36 (16.29%) Aerospace
8 35 (15.84%) Electronics
9 33 (14.93%) Linux
9 33 (14.93%) AWS
10 32 (14.48%) Python
11 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (12.67%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (12.22%) Git (software)
14 25 (11.31%) HTML
15 24 (10.86%) Manufacturing
15 24 (10.86%) Scrum
16 23 (10.41%) Mathematics
16 23 (10.41%) ISO 26262
17 22 (9.95%) SQL
18 21 (9.50%) Finance
18 21 (9.50%) Retail
19 20 (9.05%) Validation
19 20 (9.05%) Project Management
19 20 (9.05%) Visualisation
20 19 (8.60%) Line Management
20 19 (8.60%) MATLAB
20 19 (8.60%) .NET
21 18 (8.14%) CSS

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 6 (2.71%) CMS
2 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.90%) Confluence
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Simulink
2 7 (3.17%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.45%) CATIA
3 1 (0.45%) InVision
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Sketch
3 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Magento
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.93%) AWS
2 17 (7.69%) Azure
2 17 (7.69%) SaaS
3 9 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.62%) GCP
4 8 (3.62%) PaaS
5 5 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.26%) Azure Functions
5 5 (2.26%) Firebase
5 5 (2.26%) Serverless
6 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Datadog
7 1 (0.45%) Office 365
7 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.45%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.62%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.17%) FlexRay
4 5 (2.26%) RS-232
4 5 (2.26%) Wireless
5 4 (1.81%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.81%) Broadband
5 4 (1.81%) Internet
5 4 (1.81%) MQTT
5 4 (1.81%) RS-485
6 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.36%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.90%) 4G
7 2 (0.90%) DHCP
7 2 (0.90%) InfiniBand
7 2 (0.90%) Modbus
7 2 (0.90%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.90%) SS7
7 2 (0.90%) VLAN
7 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.43%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 3 (1.36%) MySQL
5 2 (0.90%) DTS
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) Looker
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.26%) JIRA
3 4 (1.81%) Gradle
3 4 (1.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.81%) Subversion
4 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.90%) GNU Toolchain
5 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.90%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.45%) Grunt
6 1 (0.45%) NUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) xUnit.net
General
1 36 (16.29%) Aerospace
2 35 (15.84%) Electronics
3 24 (10.86%) Manufacturing
4 21 (9.50%) Finance
4 21 (9.50%) Retail
5 14 (6.33%) Games
6 7 (3.17%) Avionics
6 7 (3.17%) Marketing
7 6 (2.71%) Banking
7 6 (2.71%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.26%) Military
8 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.90%) Law
10 2 (0.90%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (23.98%) Software Engineer
2 40 (18.10%) Developer
2 40 (18.10%) Embedded Engineer
3 32 (14.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (4.98%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 11 (4.98%) Senior Developer
6 10 (4.52%) Product Manager
6 10 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (4.07%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (4.07%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.62%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (3.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (3.62%) Software Manager
9 7 (3.17%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 7 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.31%) HTML
2 19 (8.60%) .NET
3 18 (8.14%) CSS
4 16 (7.24%) HTML5
4 16 (7.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 14 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.98%) Node.js
7 10 (4.52%) React
8 9 (4.07%) Django
9 8 (3.62%) CSS3
10 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.17%) REST
11 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.26%) AWS Amplify
12 5 (2.26%) Ember.js
12 5 (2.26%) RESTful
12 5 (2.26%) Serverless Framework
12 5 (2.26%) SOAP
13 4 (1.81%) Java SE
13 4 (1.81%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.67%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (7.69%) Industry 4.0
3 14 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.43%) User Experience
5 9 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.07%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.62%) State Machine
7 6 (2.71%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.71%) Smart City
8 4 (1.81%) ASIC
8 4 (1.81%) Blog
8 4 (1.81%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.81%) FMCG
8 4 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.93%) Linux
2 11 (4.98%) Windows
3 4 (1.81%) Android
4 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.36%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.90%) CentOS
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.37%) Software Engineering
2 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (10.86%) Scrum
5 23 (10.41%) Mathematics
6 20 (9.05%) Project Management
6 20 (9.05%) Validation
6 20 (9.05%) Visualisation
7 19 (8.60%) Line Management
8 17 (7.69%) Use Case
8 17 (7.69%) Web Development
9 16 (7.24%) MVC
10 15 (6.79%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (6.79%) Systems Engineering
11 14 (6.33%) UML
12 12 (5.43%) DevOps
13 11 (4.98%) Computer Science
13 11 (4.98%) Requirements Gathering
13 11 (4.98%) Requirements Management
13 11 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.72%) C
2 41 (18.55%) C#
3 38 (17.19%) C++
3 38 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.48%) Python
5 22 (9.95%) SQL
6 19 (8.60%) MATLAB
7 15 (6.79%) Embedded C
8 9 (4.07%) Embedded C++
9 8 (3.62%) Java
9 8 (3.62%) PHP
10 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.36%) HLSL
11 2 (0.90%) ES6
11 2 (0.90%) R
11 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) Rust
12 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (19.46%) Degree
2 7 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) MCP
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CEH
5 1 (0.45%) CISM
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) CSPO
5 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.41%) ISO 26262
2 11 (4.98%) MISRA
3 9 (4.07%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.81%) GDPR
4 4 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.81%) QA
5 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.45%) NIST
6 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (6.79%) Firmware
2 8 (3.62%) Docker
3 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) GPFS
3 2 (0.90%) Lustre
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.26%) Terraform
3 4 (1.81%) Ansible
3 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.90%) Grafana
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.90%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.45%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 17 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.52%) Google
3 9 (4.07%) NVIDIA
4 3 (1.36%) IBM
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle
4 3 (1.36%) QNX
4 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.36%) VMware
5 2 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.90%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.90%) Nintex
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.90%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Cadence
6 1 (0.45%) Databricks
6 1 (0.45%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.45%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.45%) Spotify