Period
to 3 August 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CAN bus in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CAN bus over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

CAN bus
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 952 778 1068
Rank change year-on-year -174 +290 +118
Permanent jobs citing CAN bus 45 18 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.075% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 17
10th Percentile " £42,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,875 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £57,500 " £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +17.65%

CAN bus is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44,534 23,938 50,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.28% 35.55% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27,021 19,050 38,750
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CAN bus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CAN bus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAN bus in the UK

CAN bus
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CAN bus.

Salary trend for CAN bus in the UK

CAN bus
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CAN bus within the UK over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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 -147 32 £53,750 -2.27% 14
UK excluding London -115 31 £53,750 +10.26% 17
Work from Home -238 19 - -
North of England -55 16 - - 4
North East - 16 - - 2
South West -59 11 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Midlands -72 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
South East -86 1 £52,500 - 5
London -137 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing CAN bus 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 CAN bus.

1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 24 (53.33%) C
3 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
3 21 (46.67%) Social Skills
4 20 (44.44%) Automotive
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (42.22%) Driving Licence
6 17 (37.78%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) Internet
7 16 (35.56%) Data Management
7 16 (35.56%) Internet of Things
8 14 (31.11%) Electronics
8 14 (31.11%) C++
9 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (28.89%) V-Model
9 13 (28.89%) Avionics
9 13 (28.89%) SDLC
9 13 (28.89%) SpaceWire
10 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.78%) RS-232
12 7 (15.56%) White-Box Testing
12 7 (15.56%) .NET
12 7 (15.56%) Python
13 6 (13.33%) Product Requirements
14 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
15 3 (6.67%) Validation
15 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
15 3 (6.67%) Telematics

CAN bus
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:

Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 16 (35.56%) Internet
3 13 (28.89%) SpaceWire
4 8 (17.78%) RS-232
5 3 (6.67%) Modbus
6 1 (2.22%) RS-485
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 21 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 20 (44.44%) Automotive
3 14 (31.11%) Electronics
4 13 (28.89%) Avionics
5 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Field Support Technician
1 16 (35.56%) Support Technician
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Software Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Verification Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Driving Licence
2 16 (35.56%) Internet of Things
3 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.67%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 3 (6.67%) Robotics
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Robot Operating System
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.22%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Data Management
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) SDLC
2 13 (28.89%) V-Model
3 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) White-Box Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Product Requirements
7 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.67%) Mechatronics
8 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Telematics
8 3 (6.67%) Validation
9 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.22%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 14 (31.11%) C++
3 7 (15.56%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware