Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 171 163
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 215 168 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.59% 1.61%
As % of the General category 5.97% 4.16% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 189 137 116
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £49,400 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 3,600 4,042 3,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.95% 38.31% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 3,163 3,043
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £24,075 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,950 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 56 £40,000 -3.61% 21
Warwickshire +19 47 £40,750 +1.88% 115
Staffordshire +33 41 £27,500 -21.43% 11
Coventry +20 39 £41,250 +17.86% 43
Worcestershire -8 8 £43,750 +28.68% 6
Walsall +2 1 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
Halesowen - 1 £42,500 - 4
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Automotive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automotive.

1 65 (30.23%) Retail
2 59 (27.44%) JavaScript
3 47 (21.86%) HTML
4 46 (21.40%) Marketing
5 45 (20.93%) Degree
6 43 (20.00%) C
7 41 (19.07%) CSS
7 41 (19.07%) jQuery
8 40 (18.60%) SQL
9 39 (18.14%) Electronics
10 37 (17.21%) Manufacturing
10 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.21%) E-Commerce
11 35 (16.28%) C#
12 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
13 32 (14.88%) PHP
13 32 (14.88%) Windows
13 32 (14.88%) Software Engineering
14 30 (13.95%) MySQL
14 30 (13.95%) Magento
15 28 (13.02%) Git (software)
16 26 (12.09%) Project Management
16 26 (12.09%) Finance
17 22 (10.23%) SQL Server
17 22 (10.23%) Mentoring
18 20 (9.30%) C++
19 18 (8.37%) SEO
20 17 (7.91%) Simulink
20 17 (7.91%) Linux
20 17 (7.91%) Digital Marketing

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 15 (6.98%) WordPress
2 7 (3.26%) CMS
2 7 (3.26%) IIS
3 4 (1.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Simulink
2 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.86%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 30 (13.95%) Magento
2 7 (3.26%) BPCS
3 2 (0.93%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.79%) AdWords
2 4 (1.86%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) SSH
2 4 (1.86%) GSM
3 3 (1.40%) LAN
3 3 (1.40%) WAN
4 2 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) SSL
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.47%) Modbus
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.95%) MySQL
2 22 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.79%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.33%) JIRA
6 4 (1.86%) CANoe
6 4 (1.86%) Subversion
7 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.40%) Redmine
7 3 (1.40%) Xcode
8 2 (0.93%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.47%) JMeter
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (30.23%) Retail
2 46 (21.40%) Marketing
3 39 (18.14%) Electronics
4 37 (17.21%) Manufacturing
5 26 (12.09%) Finance
6 11 (5.12%) Advertising
7 8 (3.72%) Aerospace
8 7 (3.26%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (32.56%) Developer
2 30 (13.95%) PHP Developer
3 25 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (10.23%) MySQL Developer
4 22 (10.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 20 (9.30%) Analyst
5 20 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.91%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
7 15 (6.98%) HTML Developer
8 14 (6.51%) Applications Support
8 14 (6.51%) Junior
8 14 (6.51%) Magento Developer
8 14 (6.51%) PHP Magento Developer
9 13 (6.05%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.05%) Embedded Engineer
10 12 (5.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (5.12%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.12%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.86%) HTML
2 41 (19.07%) CSS
2 41 (19.07%) jQuery
3 16 (7.44%) .NET
4 14 (6.51%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.58%) HTML5
6 11 (5.12%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.19%) Ajax
8 8 (3.72%) Backbone.js
8 8 (3.72%) CSS3
9 7 (3.26%) EDI
9 7 (3.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 7 (3.26%) Unreal Engine
10 6 (2.79%) JSON
10 6 (2.79%) LAMP
10 6 (2.79%) LESS
10 6 (2.79%) React
10 6 (2.79%) Sass
11 5 (2.33%) Spring
11 5 (2.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Social Media
2 15 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.26%) Blog
5 7 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.26%) HoloLens
5 7 (3.26%) HTC Vive
5 7 (3.26%) NHS
5 7 (3.26%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.86%) Infotainment
7 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.88%) Windows
2 17 (7.91%) Linux
3 12 (5.58%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.40%) Android
6 3 (1.40%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (17.21%) E-Commerce
2 32 (14.88%) Software Engineering
3 26 (12.09%) Project Management
4 22 (10.23%) Mentoring
5 18 (8.37%) SEO
6 17 (7.91%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (7.44%) Analytics
7 16 (7.44%) Mathematics
8 13 (6.05%) Front End Development
8 13 (6.05%) TDD
8 13 (6.05%) Web Development
9 12 (5.58%) ITIL
9 12 (5.58%) MVC
9 12 (5.58%) Pay per click
10 11 (5.12%) Logistics
10 11 (5.12%) Marketing Strategy
10 11 (5.12%) Scrum
11 10 (4.65%) SDLC
11 10 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.44%) JavaScript
2 43 (20.00%) C
3 40 (18.60%) SQL
4 35 (16.28%) C#
5 32 (14.88%) PHP
6 20 (9.30%) C++
7 16 (7.44%) MATLAB
8 13 (6.05%) Embedded C
9 8 (3.72%) Java
10 5 (2.33%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.33%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.33%) Python
10 5 (2.33%) R
11 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) ABAP
13 1 (0.47%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.47%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 45 (20.93%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.33%) HND
5 4 (1.86%) GNVQ
6 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.93%) PhD
6 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) MISRA
2 11 (5.12%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.40%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) Apple
3 14 (6.51%) SAP
4 7 (3.26%) QAD
5 4 (1.86%) MKS
6 3 (1.40%) Green Hills
6 3 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Epicor
7 2 (0.93%) MathWorks
7 2 (0.93%) Renesas
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Concur
8 1 (0.47%) Demandware
8 1 (0.47%) Freescale
8 1 (0.47%) hybris
8 1 (0.47%) Infor
8 1 (0.47%) Jedox
8 1 (0.47%) Pega
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Veeam