Automotive Jobs in the West Midlands

Automotive
England > West Midlands

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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 46 7 20
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 +136
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 308 1,216 705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.34% 17.78% 9.71%
As % of the General category 7.48% 23.26% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 89 25 255
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,350 £35,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £44,000 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £45,400
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +21.15% +0.89%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £49,938
90th Percentile £87,500 £79,500 £74,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.03% -7.00%

All General Skills
West Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,118 5,228 4,452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 57.98% 76.44% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,010 2,265 2,851
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +5.49%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.22% +0.83% +4.35%

Automotive
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Automotive as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Automotive in the West Midlands

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automotive in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Warwickshire -4 181 £62,500 -10.71% 55
Birmingham +25 38 £48,000 -42.69% 50
Staffordshire +4 19 £52,500 -4.55% 33
Coventry +45 14 - - 45
Worcestershire -7 14 £55,000 +83.33% 30
Solihull -16 5 - - 17
Wolverhampton +17 1 - - 12
Automotive
England

Automotive
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.97%) CMS
2 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (9.09%) Simulink
2 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.95%) CANalyzer
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.32%) CATIA
7 1 (0.32%) Trello
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP EWM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
1 1 (0.32%) SAP QM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.87%) Azure
2 9 (2.92%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (1.30%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Asana
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (0.32%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.32%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.49%) Ethernet
2 11 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 11 (3.57%) J1939
3 8 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (2.60%) Wireless
4 6 (1.95%) FlexRay
5 4 (1.30%) GSM
6 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.65%) 2G
7 2 (0.65%) 3G
7 2 (0.65%) 4G
8 1 (0.32%) 802.11
8 1 (0.32%) BGP
8 1 (0.32%) DAB
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) OSPF
8 1 (0.32%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) WLAN
8 1 (0.32%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.60%) MySQL
2 6 (1.95%) Data Lake
2 6 (1.95%) Data Mining
2 6 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.95%) Redis
2 6 (1.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) Power BI
3 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (6.49%) JIRA
2 13 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.90%) Git
4 9 (2.92%) CANoe
5 4 (1.30%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.65%) GitLab
7 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.32%) Sourcetree
7 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (15.91%) Electronics
2 39 (12.66%) Manufacturing
3 35 (11.36%) Social Skills
4 12 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.57%) Finance
6 6 (1.95%) Legal
6 6 (1.95%) Marketing
6 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.62%) Aeronautics
7 5 (1.62%) Aviation
7 5 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.62%) Retail
8 4 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.97%) Law
10 2 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.32%) Cyber-Physical System
Job Titles
1 67 (21.75%) Systems Engineer
2 66 (21.43%) Lead
3 42 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 31 (10.06%) Senior
5 25 (8.12%) Embedded Engineer
5 25 (8.12%) Test Engineer
6 24 (7.79%) Developer
7 18 (5.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.57%) Architect
9 11 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
10 10 (3.25%) Hardware Engineer
11 8 (2.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.60%) Software Architect
12 7 (2.27%) Security Manager
12 7 (2.27%) Telematics Engineer
13 6 (1.95%) Full Stack Engineer
13 6 (1.95%) Full Stack Software Engineer
13 6 (1.95%) Senior Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.60%) .NET
1 8 (2.60%) HTML
2 7 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 7 (2.27%) CSS
3 6 (1.95%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.95%) Kafka
3 6 (1.95%) Node.js
3 6 (1.95%) RESTful
4 5 (1.62%) WinForms
4 5 (1.62%) WPF
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.32%) HTML5
5 1 (0.32%) Lightning Web Components
5 1 (0.32%) POSIX
5 1 (0.32%) React
5 1 (0.32%) REST
5 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.52%) Algorithms
2 14 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (4.55%) Infotainment
3 8 (2.60%) Product Ownership
3 8 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.95%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.62%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.62%) IoT
6 4 (1.30%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.30%) Industry 4.0
6 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.65%) Robotics
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.32%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.32%) Distributed Systems
8 1 (0.32%) FPGA
8 1 (0.32%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.57%) Linux
1 11 (3.57%) Windows
2 4 (1.30%) Android
2 4 (1.30%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.58%) Agile
1 48 (15.58%) Software Engineering
2 35 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (10.71%) Validation
4 29 (9.42%) Project Management
5 25 (8.12%) Systems Engineering
6 20 (6.49%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
7 19 (6.17%) Computer Science
7 19 (6.17%) Software Testing
8 17 (5.52%) Test Automation
9 16 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (4.87%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.55%) Supplier Management
11 14 (4.55%) Telematics
11 14 (4.55%) User Experience
12 13 (4.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (4.22%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (4.22%) DevOps
12 13 (4.22%) Embedded Software Development
12 13 (4.22%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.34%) C
2 31 (10.06%) MATLAB
3 25 (8.12%) C#
4 24 (7.79%) Python
5 16 (5.19%) C++
6 8 (2.60%) Embedded C
6 8 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.27%) Java
7 7 (2.27%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.95%) Embedded C++
8 6 (1.95%) SQL
9 4 (1.30%) R
9 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.97%) VB
11 2 (0.65%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) VB6
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (22.40%) Degree
2 6 (1.95%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.62%) CISM
3 5 (1.62%) CISSP
4 4 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.32%) CEH
5 1 (0.32%) CompTIA CySA+
5 1 (0.32%) ECSA
5 1 (0.32%) GPEN
5 1 (0.32%) HNC
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.77%) ISO 26262
2 24 (7.79%) AUTOSAR
3 18 (5.84%) Automotive SPICE
4 5 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.62%) MISRA
4 5 (1.62%) NIST
5 3 (0.97%) JTAG
6 2 (0.65%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) COSHH
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 11 (3.57%) Firmware
2 7 (2.27%) Embedded Firmware
3 6 (1.95%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.57%) Functional Safety
2 6 (1.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.25%) SAP
3 6 (1.95%) QNX
4 5 (1.62%) Salesforce
5 3 (0.97%) Apple
5 3 (0.97%) Lauterbach
5 3 (0.97%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.32%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco
6 1 (0.32%) Dell
6 1 (0.32%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.32%) Google
6 1 (0.32%) Ubiquiti