Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 478 452
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 400 856 1,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.47% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 304 640 1,013
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £27,197
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29,381 58,199 76,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.50% 39.91% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,499 43,857 58,452
Median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +43 365 £47,500 -5.00% 114
UK excluding London +33 312 £45,000 - 110
North of England +111 86 £42,500 -3.41% 20
Midlands +40 86 £45,000 +5.88% 27
London +87 76 £62,500 -10.71% 13
West Midlands +26 70 £45,000 +5.88% 23
South East +69 68 £45,000 - 25
North West +53 49 £40,000 -11.11% 11
South West +86 29 £70,000 +14.29% 15
Yorkshire +115 23 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Work from Home +28 21 £45,000 -14.29% 5
East of England +22 18 £52,500 +16.67% 13
East Midlands +63 15 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Scotland +57 14 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North East +31 14 £37,500 - 2
Northern Ireland +31 9 £55,000 +115.69% 1
Wales +17 3 £67,500 +125.00% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 120 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 110 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (21.25%) C#
4 79 (19.75%) AWS
5 67 (16.75%) C++
5 67 (16.75%) C
6 65 (16.25%) Python
7 63 (15.75%) Linux
8 62 (15.50%) .NET
9 60 (15.00%) SQL
9 60 (15.00%) Aerospace
9 60 (15.00%) Degree
10 59 (14.75%) JavaScript
11 56 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (13.25%) Retail
13 49 (12.25%) Electronics
13 49 (12.25%) Scrum
14 45 (11.25%) Finance
15 43 (10.75%) MVC
15 43 (10.75%) Azure
16 42 (10.50%) Git (software)
17 41 (10.25%) Microsoft
18 40 (10.00%) Windows
18 40 (10.00%) Manufacturing
19 37 (9.25%) Docker
20 35 (8.75%) SQL Server
21 32 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (8.00%) ISO 26262
22 30 (7.50%) CSS
23 29 (7.25%) HTML

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 14 (3.50%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.00%) Confluence
4 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) WildFly
8 1 (0.25%) WinCC
Applications
1 12 (3.00%) Simulink
2 7 (1.75%) TargetLink
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.00%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.50%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) CATIA
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Sketch
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Magento
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.25%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (19.75%) AWS
2 43 (10.75%) Azure
3 24 (6.00%) SaaS
4 23 (5.75%) GCP
5 11 (2.75%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (1.75%) PaaS
8 5 (1.25%) Office 365
8 5 (1.25%) Serverless
9 4 (1.00%) CloudSense
9 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.75%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.00%) Internet
3 11 (2.75%) MQTT
4 10 (2.50%) Wireless
5 8 (2.00%) DMZ
5 8 (2.00%) Firewall
6 7 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.75%) FlexRay
6 7 (1.75%) LAN
6 7 (1.75%) VPN
6 7 (1.75%) WAN
7 6 (1.50%) Network Security
7 6 (1.50%) SMS
8 5 (1.25%) Bluetooth
8 5 (1.25%) Broadband
8 5 (1.25%) RS-232
8 5 (1.25%) VLAN
9 4 (1.00%) InfiniBand
9 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 21 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.00%) Big Data
5 13 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.75%) Amazon Athena
6 11 (2.75%) MySQL
7 8 (2.00%) Electronic Patient Records
7 8 (2.00%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.00%) Looker
10 4 (1.00%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.50%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 42 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.00%) JIRA
3 13 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (2.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.75%) Subversion
5 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.25%) Gradle
8 4 (1.00%) Polyspace
8 4 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.75%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.75%) Selenium
9 3 (0.75%) VectorCAST
9 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.50%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.50%) Mocha
General
1 60 (15.00%) Aerospace
2 53 (13.25%) Retail
3 49 (12.25%) Electronics
4 45 (11.25%) Finance
5 40 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 26 (6.50%) Marketing
7 17 (4.25%) Banking
8 16 (4.00%) Games
9 12 (3.00%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.25%) Public Sector
11 7 (1.75%) Avionics
11 7 (1.75%) Military
12 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.25%) Publishing
13 4 (1.00%) Advertising
13 4 (1.00%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (28.00%) Developer
2 78 (19.50%) Software Engineer
3 39 (9.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 35 (8.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 30 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 25 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.25%) Architect
11 15 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (3.75%) Junior
11 15 (3.75%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.50%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.25%) Junior Developer
14 11 (2.75%) Consultant
14 11 (2.75%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.75%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.50%) .NET
2 30 (7.50%) CSS
3 29 (7.25%) HTML
4 26 (6.50%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.75%) ASP.NET
6 18 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (4.50%) Web Services
7 16 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 14 (3.50%) jQuery
9 13 (3.25%) .NET Core
9 13 (3.25%) HTML5
10 12 (3.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.00%) RESTful
11 11 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.75%) Node.js
12 10 (2.50%) Django
12 10 (2.50%) React
13 9 (2.25%) Laravel
13 9 (2.25%) Sass
13 9 (2.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.50%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (4.25%) User Experience
4 16 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.75%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.25%) Industry 4.0
7 9 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.00%) Blog
8 8 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.75%) Acoustics
9 7 (1.75%) Internet of Things
9 7 (1.75%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.50%) SCADA
11 5 (1.25%) Analogue Electronics
11 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.25%) Robotics
11 5 (1.25%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.75%) Linux
2 40 (10.00%) Windows
3 16 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.00%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.00%) CentOS
6 7 (1.75%) Unix
7 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.00%) Debian
9 3 (0.75%) Android
9 3 (0.75%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 110 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (12.25%) Scrum
5 43 (10.75%) MVC
6 28 (7.00%) Mathematics
6 28 (7.00%) Project Management
7 25 (6.25%) Validation
8 24 (6.00%) DevOps
8 24 (6.00%) Visualisation
9 23 (5.75%) Analytics
9 23 (5.75%) Test Automation
9 23 (5.75%) UML
9 23 (5.75%) Use Case
10 22 (5.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (5.50%) Project Delivery
11 21 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.50%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 85 (21.25%) C#
2 67 (16.75%) C
2 67 (16.75%) C++
3 65 (16.25%) Python
4 60 (15.00%) SQL
5 59 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 28 (7.00%) Java
7 25 (6.25%) PHP
8 23 (5.75%) MATLAB
9 18 (4.50%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.50%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.25%) HLSL
12 4 (1.00%) Ada
12 4 (1.00%) R
13 3 (0.75%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.75%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.75%) Scala
13 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (15.00%) Degree
2 11 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) PhD
5 4 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.00%) RHCE
6 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.50%) CSPO
7 2 (0.50%) MCP
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.00%) ISO 26262
2 13 (3.25%) MISRA
3 11 (2.75%) QA
4 9 (2.25%) MISRA C
5 5 (1.25%) SLA
6 4 (1.00%) GDPR
6 4 (1.00%) IEC 61508
6 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.50%) PMO
9 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.25%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 37 (9.25%) Docker
2 13 (3.25%) Firmware
3 9 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.00%) GPFS
6 4 (1.00%) Lustre
6 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (7.00%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.00%) Ansible
3 17 (4.25%) Terraform
4 12 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.00%) Puppet
7 4 (1.00%) Grafana
7 4 (1.00%) Mesos
7 4 (1.00%) Packer
7 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (1.00%) WSUS
7 4 (1.00%) yum
7 4 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.25%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 41 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.25%) Google
3 23 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.50%) VMware
5 12 (3.00%) IBM
5 12 (3.00%) Talend
6 11 (2.75%) Informatica
7 9 (2.25%) Cloudera
7 9 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.00%) Hortonworks
8 8 (2.00%) NVIDIA
8 8 (2.00%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.75%) Nintex
9 7 (1.75%) Tableau
10 5 (1.25%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.25%) Oracle
11 4 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.00%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.75%) Cisco
12 3 (0.75%) SAP