Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 105 188
Rank change year-on-year +7 +83 -37
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 246 286 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.80% 2.85% 1.46%
As % of the General category 7.49% 7.47% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 257 132
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,850 £22,650 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,450 £58,750
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,283 3,827 4,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.36% 38.08% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,483 3,047 3,460
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% -5.29%
10th Percentile £25,050 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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
Birmingham +2 64 £41,250 +14.58% 37
Warwickshire +30 51 £60,000 +55.84% 35
Coventry +6 49 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Staffordshire -20 22 £36,250 +3.57% 20
Dudley - 15 £33,000 - 4
Worcestershire -1 7 £37,500 -10.45% 9
Solihull - 3 £41,500 - 3
Walsall -1 2 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 11
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 68 (27.64%) Degree
2 66 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.36%) C#
4 49 (19.92%) Electronics
5 42 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 41 (16.67%) HTML
6 41 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 40 (16.26%) CSS
8 39 (15.85%) .NET
9 38 (15.45%) Software Engineering
10 37 (15.04%) SQL
11 36 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 36 (14.63%) C
11 36 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 36 (14.63%) Retail
12 35 (14.23%) Visual Studio
12 35 (14.23%) Microsoft
13 28 (11.38%) Windows
14 27 (10.98%) Linux
15 26 (10.57%) SAP
15 26 (10.57%) ISO 26262
16 25 (10.16%) Computer Science
16 25 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (9.76%) C++
17 24 (9.76%) E-Commerce
17 24 (9.76%) Simulink
18 23 (9.35%) Validation
18 23 (9.35%) TDD
18 23 (9.35%) jQuery
19 22 (8.94%) Embedded Systems

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 8 (3.25%) CMS
2 7 (2.85%) Confluence
2 7 (2.85%) WordPress
3 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) nginx
4 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (9.76%) Simulink
2 15 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.69%) Stateflow
4 11 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (3.25%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (2.85%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.81%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.41%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.41%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.41%) Maya
8 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.03%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.03%) SAP HCM
2 5 (2.03%) SAP PM
2 5 (2.03%) SAP R/3
3 4 (1.63%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.63%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.81%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.03%) SaaS
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.63%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.22%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.22%) Intranet
3 3 (1.22%) SAN
3 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.81%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) HTTP
4 2 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) DAB
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) GSM
5 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.41%) ISDN
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) Modbus
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.10%) MySQL
3 15 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.81%) Power BI
5 2 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.81%) QlikView
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) OLAP
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.47%) JIRA
4 9 (3.66%) Subversion
5 8 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.25%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (2.85%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.44%) LSMW
7 6 (2.44%) Moq
7 6 (2.44%) NUnit
7 6 (2.44%) Selenium
8 3 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.81%) CANoe
9 2 (0.81%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.81%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.81%) Mocha
9 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 49 (19.92%) Electronics
2 41 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 36 (14.63%) Retail
4 17 (6.91%) Finance
5 12 (4.88%) Aerospace
6 11 (4.47%) German Language
7 5 (2.03%) Legal
8 4 (1.63%) Marketing
9 3 (1.22%) Military
9 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (31.30%) Developer
2 30 (12.20%) Analyst
3 29 (11.79%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.38%) Architect
5 21 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.13%) Software Engineer
7 19 (7.72%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.50%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.10%) Systems Architect
9 15 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.25%) Electronics Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.25%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.85%) SAP Manager
12 7 (2.85%) SAP Project Manager
12 7 (2.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.67%) HTML
2 40 (16.26%) CSS
3 39 (15.85%) .NET
4 36 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 23 (9.35%) jQuery
6 12 (4.88%) HTML5
7 11 (4.47%) EDI
8 9 (3.66%) React
9 7 (2.85%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.85%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.85%) OpenGL
9 7 (2.85%) WinForms
10 6 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (2.44%) IDoc
10 6 (2.44%) Laravel
10 6 (2.44%) OpenCV
11 5 (2.03%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.03%) XML
12 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.25%) Infotainment
4 8 (3.25%) Social Media
5 7 (2.85%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.85%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.03%) Fintech
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.22%) Blog
9 3 (1.22%) FMCG
9 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.22%) Robotics
9 3 (1.22%) User Experience
9 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.38%) Windows
2 27 (10.98%) Linux
3 7 (2.85%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.44%) Unix
4 6 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.45%) Software Engineering
3 24 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 23 (9.35%) TDD
4 23 (9.35%) Validation
5 22 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (8.54%) Scrum
7 20 (8.13%) Project Management
8 18 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.10%) SysML
10 14 (5.69%) Logistics
10 14 (5.69%) OO
10 14 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.28%) Requirements Management
12 12 (4.88%) Front End Development
13 11 (4.47%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.47%) FMEA
14 10 (4.07%) DevOps
14 10 (4.07%) Process Improvement
15 9 (3.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.36%) C#
2 42 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.04%) SQL
4 36 (14.63%) C
5 24 (9.76%) C++
6 16 (6.50%) PHP
7 15 (6.10%) Python
8 14 (5.69%) Embedded C
9 12 (4.88%) Java
9 12 (4.88%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.44%) Perl
11 6 (2.44%) VB
12 5 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.22%) Delphi
13 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.81%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.41%) R
15 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (27.64%) Degree
2 17 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.22%) CIPD
5 3 (1.22%) HND
6 2 (0.81%) HNC
6 2 (0.81%) MCITP
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.57%) ISO 26262
2 10 (4.07%) QA
3 9 (3.66%) HAZOP
4 4 (1.63%) MISRA
4 4 (1.63%) PMO
5 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.57%) SAP
3 12 (4.88%) Google
4 9 (3.66%) Xamarin
5 8 (3.25%) EMC
6 7 (2.85%) MathWorks
6 7 (2.85%) MKS
7 5 (2.03%) Apple
8 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.22%) Altova
9 3 (1.22%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.22%) VMware
10 2 (0.81%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.81%) Informatica
10 2 (0.81%) NetApp
10 2 (0.81%) QNX
10 2 (0.81%) Tableau
11 1 (0.41%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.41%) Epicor
11 1 (0.41%) Lotus