Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automotive over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 130 172
Rank change year-on-year +28 +42 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 201 216 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.58% 2.20% 1.62%
As % of the General category 7.60% 5.91% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 177 189 138
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £27,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £48,850 £52,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,646 3,653 4,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.98% 37.19% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,932 2,777 3,142
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Automotive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Coventry +43 68 £40,375 +0.94% 19
Birmingham -9 41 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Warwickshire +11 24 £60,000 +47.24% 28
Staffordshire -4 16 £33,900 +23.27% 12
Dudley - 14 £33,000 - 1
Solihull - 11 £45,000 - 6
Worcestershire -2 9 £42,500 -2.86% 13
Halesowen +46 2 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Walsall +2 2 £40,000 +21.21%
Shropshire - 2 £31,250 - 3
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 71 (35.32%) Software Engineering
2 70 (34.83%) Degree
2 70 (34.83%) C
3 49 (24.38%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (23.38%) Retail
5 39 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (17.91%) Project Management
8 35 (17.41%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (16.92%) SQL
10 32 (15.92%) C#
10 32 (15.92%) Manufacturing
10 32 (15.92%) Analytics
10 32 (15.92%) Line Management
11 31 (15.42%) Telecoms
12 30 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
12 30 (14.93%) Mathematics
12 30 (14.93%) Data Analytics
13 29 (14.43%) Big Data
13 29 (14.43%) Visualisation
13 29 (14.43%) Data Visualisation
13 29 (14.43%) Internet of Things
13 29 (14.43%) Data Analysis
13 29 (14.43%) Electronics
13 29 (14.43%) Internet
14 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
15 26 (12.94%) HTML
15 26 (12.94%) ISO 26262
16 25 (12.44%) Embedded C
17 24 (11.94%) C++

Automotive
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (4.48%) JBoss
2 3 (1.49%) WordPress
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.50%) Mule
4 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Simulink
2 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.99%) Stateflow
3 4 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.00%) TargetLink
4 2 (1.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.49%) SAP APO
2 5 (2.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.49%) SAP VC
3 4 (1.99%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.49%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.49%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.49%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.00%) ENOVIA
5 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.00%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.50%) Magento
6 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.50%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.49%) GitHub
3 3 (1.49%) SaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.00%) Heroku
4 2 (1.00%) Serverless
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.43%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.48%) Wireless
4 6 (2.99%) GSM
4 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.99%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.99%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.00%) Firewall
7 1 (0.50%) ISDN
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.43%) Big Data
2 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.47%) MySQL
4 7 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.98%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (3.98%) CruiseControl
3 8 (3.98%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.98%) Moq
3 8 (3.98%) NUnit
3 8 (3.98%) Selenium
3 8 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.99%) CodeWarrior
4 6 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (2.99%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.49%) JIRA
6 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.49%) Subversion
8 2 (1.00%) LSMW
9 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (23.38%) Retail
2 32 (15.92%) Manufacturing
3 31 (15.42%) Telecoms
4 29 (14.43%) Electronics
5 18 (8.96%) Finance
6 6 (2.99%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.49%) Marketing
8 3 (1.49%) German Language
9 2 (1.00%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (20.90%) Developer
2 41 (20.40%) Software Engineer
3 19 (9.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Architect
5 14 (6.97%) Analyst
5 14 (6.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (5.47%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.47%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.48%) Agile Developer
7 9 (4.48%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Digital Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (4.48%) Solutions Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.48%) Systems Architect
8 8 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (3.98%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.94%) HTML
2 24 (11.94%) CSS
3 20 (9.95%) .NET
4 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.47%) EDI
6 10 (4.98%) Spring
7 9 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (4.48%) jQuery
7 9 (4.48%) Spring MVC
7 9 (4.48%) WCF
8 8 (3.98%) REST
9 7 (3.48%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.48%) Node.js
10 5 (2.49%) SAP Core Interface
11 4 (1.99%) HTML5
11 4 (1.99%) Middleware
11 4 (1.99%) OpenCV
11 4 (1.99%) React
12 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.43%) Internet of Things
3 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.48%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.99%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.00%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.00%) Smart City
6 2 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Fintech
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.46%) Linux
2 8 (3.98%) Unix
3 7 (3.48%) Windows
4 5 (2.49%) VMS
5 3 (1.49%) SafeRTOS
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.32%) Software Engineering
2 49 (24.38%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.91%) Project Management
5 35 (17.41%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (15.92%) Analytics
6 32 (15.92%) Line Management
7 30 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 30 (14.93%) Data Analytics
7 30 (14.93%) Mathematics
8 29 (14.43%) Data Analysis
8 29 (14.43%) Data Visualisation
8 29 (14.43%) Visualisation
9 24 (11.94%) TDD
10 19 (9.45%) MVC
11 15 (7.46%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.47%) SysML
12 13 (6.47%) Systems Engineering
13 9 (4.48%) Computer Science
13 9 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.83%) C
2 34 (16.92%) SQL
3 32 (15.92%) C#
4 25 (12.44%) Embedded C
5 24 (11.94%) C++
6 23 (11.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.97%) Java
7 12 (5.97%) PHP
8 11 (5.47%) Python
9 9 (4.48%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (1.00%) R
12 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (34.83%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) CIPD
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.00%) MBA
7 1 (0.50%) HNC
7 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.94%) ISO 26262
2 8 (3.98%) QA
3 5 (2.49%) MISRA
4 2 (1.00%) DO-160
4 2 (1.00%) HAZOP
4 2 (1.00%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.00%) PMO
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Firmware
2 3 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.50%) Packer
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (8.46%) SAP
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.49%) Ariba
3 5 (2.49%) EMC
3 5 (2.49%) IBM
4 4 (1.99%) Google
5 3 (1.49%) HP
5 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.00%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.00%) MKS
6 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Altova
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) Epicor
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle
7 1 (0.50%) Sage