Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 214 432 462
Rank change year-on-year +218 +30 +51
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 3,182 740 443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.68% 1.23% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 381 321
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,684 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.68% - +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 118,629 60,127 42,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 66.05% 56.26% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54,079 38,702 33,280
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,138 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% +0.25% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +231 2,938 £46,000 -8.00% 359
UK excluding London +206 2,360 £45,750 -3.68% 339
Midlands +196 1,223 £45,450 +1.00% 145
West Midlands +167 1,181 £45,800 +1.78% 116
Work from Home +64 818 £55,000 - 99
London +42 580 £60,000 -20.00% 27
North of England +101 358 £50,000 +11.11% 54
South East -17 305 £45,000 -10.00% 45
North West +77 237 £45,000 - 33
East of England +48 228 £43,500 -8.42% 67
South West +115 214 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Yorkshire +29 108 £50,000 +13.64% 18
East Midlands -17 42 £45,000 -14.29% 29
Wales - 17 £60,000 -
North East -21 13 £70,000 - 3
Scotland -77 12 £70,000 +169.23% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 1,252 (39.35%) Agile
2 1,241 (39.00%) Degree
3 1,159 (36.42%) Social Skills
4 687 (21.59%) Python
5 668 (20.99%) Software Engineering
6 666 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
7 515 (16.18%) Project Management
8 427 (13.42%) JavaScript
8 427 (13.42%) Validation
9 422 (13.26%) C
10 408 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 384 (12.07%) Java
12 370 (11.63%) AWS
13 368 (11.57%) Test Automation
14 365 (11.47%) Finance
15 348 (10.94%) Manufacturing
16 334 (10.50%) Coaching
17 328 (10.31%) Mentoring
18 326 (10.25%) Scrum
19 322 (10.12%) SQL
19 322 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
20 318 (9.99%) Microservices
21 314 (9.87%) Computer Science
22 312 (9.81%) MATLAB
23 308 (9.68%) Change Management
24 306 (9.62%) Electronics
25 286 (8.99%) Data Analysis
26 277 (8.71%) Line Management
26 277 (8.71%) DevOps
27 275 (8.64%) Influencing 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 46 (1.45%) Confluence
2 32 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
3 29 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 23 (0.72%) CMS
5 22 (0.69%) Apache
6 15 (0.47%) Appian
7 13 (0.41%) IBM Domino
8 9 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.28%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.25%) Kinematics
10 5 (0.16%) IIS
10 5 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.13%) TPMS
12 3 (0.094%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 2 (0.063%) JBoss
14 1 (0.031%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.031%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.031%) Site Server
Applications
1 244 (7.67%) Simulink
2 148 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 133 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
4 115 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 113 (3.55%) CATIA
6 58 (1.82%) CANalyzer
7 57 (1.79%) Photoshop
8 45 (1.41%) Sketch
9 29 (0.91%) Maya
9 29 (0.91%) Stateflow
10 26 (0.82%) Adobe XD
11 22 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
12 21 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
12 21 (0.66%) InDesign
13 19 (0.60%) Abaqus
14 18 (0.57%) TargetLink
15 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
16 8 (0.25%) 3ds Max
16 8 (0.25%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 26 (0.82%) JDE OneWorld
1 26 (0.82%) Teamcenter
2 23 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.57%) ENOVIA
4 8 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.13%) Magento
6 4 (0.13%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.094%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.094%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.094%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.094%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.063%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.063%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.031%) iTrent
9 1 (0.031%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 370 (11.63%) AWS
2 272 (8.55%) Azure
3 242 (7.61%) GCP
4 132 (4.15%) Heroku
5 116 (3.65%) SaaS
6 89 (2.80%) GitHub
7 76 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
7 76 (2.39%) Power Platform
8 72 (2.26%) PaaS
9 53 (1.67%) Google Data Studio
10 44 (1.38%) Figma
10 44 (1.38%) Firebase
11 42 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
12 38 (1.19%) Google Analytics
13 32 (1.01%) Azure DevOps
14 31 (0.97%) Amazon S3
15 30 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
17 21 (0.66%) Serverless
18 20 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.29%) J1939
2 36 (1.13%) HTTP
3 29 (0.91%) Wireless
4 25 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.75%) Ethernet
6 22 (0.69%) Firewall
7 21 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (0.60%) DNS
9 16 (0.50%) LAN
10 15 (0.47%) Bluetooth
11 14 (0.44%) Internet
11 14 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.38%) WAN
13 11 (0.35%) FlexRay
13 11 (0.35%) Network Security
14 10 (0.31%) DHCP
14 10 (0.31%) VLAN
15 9 (0.28%) AMQP
16 7 (0.22%) 5G
16 7 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
2 165 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 133 (4.18%) NoSQL
4 129 (4.05%) MySQL
5 117 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 117 (3.68%) Tableau
6 111 (3.49%) Redis
7 110 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 66 (2.07%) BigQuery
9 63 (1.98%) Looker
9 63 (1.98%) Power BI
10 57 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.23%) Big Data
12 33 (1.04%) Data Lake
13 31 (0.97%) KDB
13 31 (0.97%) Kdb+
14 29 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 28 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (0.85%) Metadata
17 26 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 246 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 207 (6.51%) JIRA
3 134 (4.21%) Rational DOORS
4 113 (3.55%) GitLab
5 94 (2.95%) CircleCI
6 70 (2.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 55 (1.73%) Cypress.io
8 52 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 51 (1.60%) webpack
10 48 (1.51%) Polyspace
11 47 (1.48%) SonarQube
12 44 (1.38%) Travis CI
13 32 (1.01%) git-flow
13 32 (1.01%) Jasmine
13 32 (1.01%) Selenium
14 31 (0.97%) Babel
14 31 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 31 (0.97%) Postman
15 28 (0.88%) ClearCase
16 24 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 1,159 (36.42%) Social Skills
2 408 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 365 (11.47%) Finance
4 348 (10.94%) Manufacturing
5 306 (9.62%) Electronics
6 275 (8.64%) Influencing Skills
7 266 (8.36%) Retail
8 252 (7.92%) Marketing
9 150 (4.71%) Aerospace
10 115 (3.61%) Legal
11 111 (3.49%) Presentation Skills
12 96 (3.02%) Games
13 95 (2.99%) Publishing
14 87 (2.73%) Telecoms
15 83 (2.61%) Aviation
16 44 (1.38%) Public Sector
17 39 (1.23%) Military
18 38 (1.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 34 (1.07%) Billing
20 30 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 404 (12.70%) Developer
2 355 (11.16%) Software Engineer
3 240 (7.54%) Analyst
4 220 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
5 138 (4.34%) Architect
6 120 (3.77%) Operations Manager
7 111 (3.49%) Graduate
8 88 (2.77%) Data Engineer
9 83 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 77 (2.42%) Integration Engineer
11 76 (2.39%) Senior Developer
12 75 (2.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 69 (2.17%) .NET Developer
14 65 (2.04%) Electronics Engineer
14 65 (2.04%) Java Developer
14 65 (2.04%) MATLAB Engineer
15 63 (1.98%) Test Engineer
16 61 (1.92%) Lead Developer
17 60 (1.89%) Embedded Engineer
18 58 (1.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (7.23%) React
2 163 (5.12%) CSS
3 159 (5.00%) Node.js
4 158 (4.97%) HTML
5 147 (4.62%) .NET
6 135 (4.24%) RESTful
7 130 (4.09%) Kafka
8 106 (3.33%) Express
9 98 (3.08%) REST
10 94 (2.95%) Spring
11 93 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
12 84 (2.64%) Sequelize
12 84 (2.64%) Spring Boot
13 81 (2.55%) .NET Core
14 77 (2.42%) Django
15 73 (2.29%) Redux
16 60 (1.89%) Spring MVC
17 57 (1.79%) GraphQL
18 49 (1.54%) HTML5
19 47 (1.48%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 223 (7.01%) User Experience
2 222 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 174 (5.47%) Legacy Systems
4 157 (4.93%) Driving Licence
5 150 (4.71%) Algorithms
6 122 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
7 114 (3.58%) Cloud Native
8 99 (3.11%) IoT
9 93 (2.92%) Life Science
10 88 (2.77%) FMCG
11 83 (2.61%) Mobile App
12 75 (2.36%) Renewable Energy
13 67 (2.11%) Virtual Team
14 55 (1.73%) Blog
15 54 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 51 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
17 44 (1.38%) Animation
18 41 (1.29%) Device Driver
19 35 (1.10%) Derivative
20 34 (1.07%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 169 (5.31%) Linux
2 125 (3.93%) Windows
3 67 (2.11%) Android
4 51 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.48%) Unix
6 22 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.063%) VMS
10 2 (0.063%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.031%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.031%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,252 (39.35%) Agile
2 668 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 666 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
4 515 (16.18%) Project Management
5 427 (13.42%) Validation
6 368 (11.57%) Test Automation
7 334 (10.50%) Coaching
8 328 (10.31%) Mentoring
9 326 (10.25%) Scrum
10 322 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 318 (9.99%) Microservices
12 314 (9.87%) Computer Science
13 308 (9.68%) Change Management
14 286 (8.99%) Data Analysis
15 277 (8.71%) DevOps
15 277 (8.71%) Line Management
16 271 (8.52%) Customer Requirements
17 266 (8.36%) Analytics
18 262 (8.23%) Logistics
19 247 (7.76%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 687 (21.59%) Python
2 427 (13.42%) JavaScript
3 422 (13.26%) C
4 384 (12.07%) Java
5 322 (10.12%) SQL
6 312 (9.81%) MATLAB
7 169 (5.31%) C++
8 168 (5.28%) C#
9 137 (4.31%) Ruby
10 109 (3.43%) ES6
11 91 (2.86%) TypeScript
12 79 (2.48%) Elm
13 63 (1.98%) Kotlin
14 56 (1.76%) ES7
15 54 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 51 (1.60%) Embedded C
17 46 (1.45%) Go
18 44 (1.38%) VBA
19 28 (0.88%) ES8
20 27 (0.85%) Bash
Qualifications
1 1,241 (39.00%) Degree
2 87 (2.73%) Master's Degree
3 69 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (1.38%) CISSP
5 42 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 25 (0.79%) CISM
6 25 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 19 (0.60%) CISA
8 18 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 17 (0.53%) HND
10 15 (0.47%) Postgraduate
11 14 (0.44%) PhD
12 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.31%) CSSLP
14 10 (0.31%) Security Cleared
15 8 (0.25%) HNC
15 8 (0.25%) PMP
16 7 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (5.72%) QA
2 163 (5.12%) Automotive SPICE
3 137 (4.31%) ISO 26262
4 83 (2.61%) MISRA
5 79 (2.48%) Data Quality
6 72 (2.26%) Accessibility
7 68 (2.14%) AUTOSAR
8 26 (0.82%) IEC 61508
9 24 (0.75%) SLA
10 20 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.44%) NIST
12 13 (0.41%) GDPR
12 13 (0.41%) GRC
12 13 (0.41%) MISRA C
13 10 (0.31%) PMO
14 8 (0.25%) IEC 62304
15 6 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.13%) ISO17020
16 4 (0.13%) NCSC
17 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 197 (6.19%) Docker
2 26 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.60%) Firmware
4 13 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.13%) NFS
6 4 (0.13%) vSphere
7 3 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.031%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 173 (5.44%) Terraform
2 141 (4.43%) Kubernetes
3 37 (1.16%) Ansible
3 37 (1.16%) Grafana
3 37 (1.16%) Prometheus
4 12 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.38%) Puppet
5 6 (0.19%) SCCM
6 5 (0.16%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.13%) Istio
7 4 (0.13%) Knative
7 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.094%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.063%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.063%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.063%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.063%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.031%) WSUS
Vendors
1 221 (6.95%) Google
2 189 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 139 (4.37%) IBM
4 73 (2.29%) Adobe
5 66 (2.07%) SAP
6 65 (2.04%) Oracle
7 43 (1.35%) Sun
8 35 (1.10%) Cadence
9 34 (1.07%) EMC
10 20 (0.63%) VMware
11 19 (0.60%) Apple
12 18 (0.57%) Blue Prism
12 18 (0.57%) Teradata
13 16 (0.50%) Databricks
14 15 (0.47%) Automation Anywhere
14 15 (0.47%) Perforce
15 14 (0.44%) Amplitude
15 14 (0.44%) QNX
16 13 (0.41%) Lauterbach
16 13 (0.41%) MathWorks