Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 101 126
Rank change year-on-year -41 +25 +73
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 143 275 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.89% 2.36%
As % of the General category 5.60% 7.54% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 93 232 193
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,550 £21,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 2,553 3,649 3,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.78% 38.32% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,845 2,763 2,925
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +20 50 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Warwickshire -31 38 £35,000 -19.54% 10
Birmingham -24 11 £49,500 +10.00% 20
Solihull 0 10 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Staffordshire -2 10 £41,500 +27.69% 8
Worcestershire -17 7 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Shropshire - 4 £57,500 - 9
Willenhall - 1 - -
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 54 (37.76%) C
2 49 (34.27%) Software Engineering
3 46 (32.17%) Degree
4 36 (25.17%) Analytics
5 32 (22.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 32 (22.38%) Big Data
6 31 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (20.98%) RESTful
7 30 (20.98%) Node.js
7 30 (20.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (20.98%) Serverless
8 27 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (18.88%) Retail
9 25 (17.48%) Software Architecture
9 25 (17.48%) Project Management
10 24 (16.78%) Data Analytics
11 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.08%) HTML
11 23 (16.08%) Line Management
12 22 (15.38%) Decision-Making
13 21 (14.69%) Mathematics
13 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (13.99%) Internet of Things
14 20 (13.99%) IT Strategy
14 20 (13.99%) Data Analysis
14 20 (13.99%) Visualisation
14 20 (13.99%) Internet
14 20 (13.99%) Telecoms

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 12 (8.39%) Confluence
2 3 (2.10%) JBoss
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Simulink
2 10 (6.99%) Stateflow
3 9 (6.29%) TargetLink
4 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (2.80%) CATIA
7 1 (0.70%) InVision
7 1 (0.70%) Sketch
7 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.70%) SAP PLM
1 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 30 (20.98%) Serverless
3 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.80%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.99%) Internet
2 11 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.50%) FlexRay
4 2 (1.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.38%) Big Data
2 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.80%) OLAP
3 4 (2.80%) Power BI
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Redis
5 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) JIRA
2 9 (6.29%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (4.90%) CANoe
3 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (3.50%) Subversion
4 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.80%) Redmine
6 3 (2.10%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Moq
7 1 (0.70%) NUnit
7 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.70%) RStudio
7 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 27 (18.88%) Retail
2 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
3 17 (11.89%) Aerospace
4 14 (9.79%) Manufacturing
5 12 (8.39%) Electronics
6 7 (4.90%) Finance
7 4 (2.80%) Military
8 2 (1.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Software Engineer
2 22 (15.38%) Designer
3 18 (12.59%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Interface Designer
5 13 (9.09%) Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Process Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Technical Support
9 4 (2.80%) UX Designer
9 4 (2.80%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) Node.js
1 30 (20.98%) RESTful
2 23 (16.08%) HTML
3 18 (12.59%) HTML5
4 10 (6.99%) .NET
5 5 (3.50%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.80%) CSS
6 4 (2.80%) Flash
7 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.10%) Middleware
7 3 (2.10%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.10%) Spring
7 3 (2.10%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.40%) Qt
8 2 (1.40%) Symfony
8 2 (1.40%) WCF
9 1 (0.70%) Laravel
9 1 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.99%) Internet of Things
3 18 (12.59%) Cloud Native
3 18 (12.59%) Smart City
3 18 (12.59%) User Experience
4 5 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.80%) SCADA
6 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.70%) ASIC
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) FMCG
7 1 (0.70%) Lidar
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Android
1 18 (12.59%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.90%) Windows
3 6 (4.20%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.40%) SafeRTOS
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) Software Engineering
2 36 (25.17%) Analytics
3 32 (22.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 25 (17.48%) Project Management
4 25 (17.48%) Software Architecture
5 24 (16.78%) Data Analytics
6 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (16.08%) Line Management
7 22 (15.38%) Decision-Making
8 21 (14.69%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (14.69%) Mathematics
8 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (13.99%) Data Analysis
9 20 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
9 20 (13.99%) IT Strategy
9 20 (13.99%) Visualisation
10 18 (12.59%) API Design
10 18 (12.59%) Quantitative Analysis
11 16 (11.19%) Data Privacy
11 16 (11.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.76%) C
2 18 (12.59%) Java
3 17 (11.89%) C++
4 16 (11.19%) Python
5 15 (10.49%) Embedded C
6 14 (9.79%) C#
7 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.50%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.80%) SQL
9 4 (2.80%) VB
9 4 (2.80%) VB6
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) R
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.80%) HNC
3 4 (2.80%) HND
4 3 (2.10%) CIPD
5 1 (0.70%) CCENT
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.70%) PhD
5 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) MISRA
2 11 (7.69%) QA
3 9 (6.29%) ISO 26262
4 8 (5.59%) IEC 62304
5 6 (4.20%) MISRA C
6 4 (2.80%) JTAG
7 3 (2.10%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) Google
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.39%) MKS
4 9 (6.29%) MathWorks
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
6 3 (2.10%) Renesas
7 2 (1.40%) EMC
7 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.70%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) Dell
8 1 (0.70%) Motorola
8 1 (0.70%) Talend
8 1 (0.70%) Virgin Media