Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 110 115
Rank change year-on-year -71 +5 +74
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 92 222 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 2.61% 2.76%
As % of the General category 3.62% 6.48% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 85 173 248
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.84% +13.19% -4.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,500 £50,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,538 3,426 4,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.29% 40.34% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 2,498 3,151
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.80% -2.03%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -4 28 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Warwickshire -39 13 £32,500 -45.83% 23
Birmingham -12 9 £42,500 - 22
Staffordshire -4 7 £41,500 +22.42% 5
Solihull -8 7 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Worcestershire -17 7 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Walsall -4 3 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 24 (26.09%) Project Management
2 22 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.83%) Simulink
4 20 (21.74%) C
5 17 (18.48%) .NET
5 17 (18.48%) MATLAB
6 16 (17.39%) C#
6 16 (17.39%) Windows
6 16 (17.39%) User Experience
7 15 (16.30%) Degree
7 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
7 15 (16.30%) C++
7 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
8 14 (15.22%) SQL
8 14 (15.22%) Linux
9 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
9 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 12 (13.04%) DevOps
10 12 (13.04%) Firewall
10 12 (13.04%) CSS
10 12 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
11 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (11.96%) MVC
11 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (11.96%) Azure
12 10 (10.87%) SCCM
12 10 (10.87%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (10.87%) jQuery

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 1 (1.09%) Apache
1 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Simulink
2 10 (10.87%) Stateflow
3 4 (4.35%) TargetLink
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Azure
2 6 (6.52%) AWS
3 4 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.17%) GCP
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.87%) VLAN
3 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.43%) FlexRay
4 2 (2.17%) DMZ
4 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) 3G
5 1 (1.09%) 4G
5 1 (1.09%) 5G
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Power BI
3 3 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.26%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Redis
4 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.61%) CANoe
3 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.52%) Log4Net
3 6 (6.52%) MSTest
3 6 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) German Language
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Military
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Software Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) IT Support
5 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) UX Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.26%) ERP Manager
10 3 (3.26%) IT Support Specialist
10 3 (3.26%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.04%) CSS
4 10 (10.87%) jQuery
5 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (7.61%) React
6 7 (7.61%) REST
7 6 (6.52%) Autofac
7 6 (6.52%) Dapper ORM
7 6 (6.52%) HTML
7 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.43%) PyTorch
8 5 (5.43%) TensorFlow
9 4 (4.35%) Ajax
9 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.35%) Apache Flex
9 4 (4.35%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) User Experience
2 10 (10.87%) CCTV
2 10 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.61%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.43%) CUDA
5 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.22%) Linux
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Debian
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.17%) CentOS
6 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Project Management
2 22 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.04%) DevOps
3 12 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
4 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.96%) MVC
4 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 10 (10.87%) ITIL
5 10 (10.87%) ITIL V3
5 10 (10.87%) QMS
5 10 (10.87%) Quality Management
5 10 (10.87%) Server Management
5 10 (10.87%) Software License Management
6 9 (9.78%) FMEA
6 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.78%) Validation
7 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) C
2 17 (18.48%) MATLAB
3 16 (17.39%) C#
4 15 (16.30%) C++
5 14 (15.22%) SQL
6 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.70%) Python
8 7 (7.61%) Java
9 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.17%) VB
11 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.09%) Perl
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) CIPD
3 2 (2.17%) RHCE
4 1 (1.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) ISO 9001
1 10 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 7 (7.61%) ISO 26262
2 7 (7.61%) MISRA
3 5 (5.43%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Docker
5 1 (1.09%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
3 2 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
3 2 (2.17%) yum
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Barracuda Networks
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
1 10 (10.87%) VMware
2 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) MathWorks
3 4 (4.35%) MKS
4 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.26%) Tableau
5 2 (2.17%) EMC
5 2 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (2.17%) NVIDIA
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Dell
6 1 (1.09%) Talend