Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 111 185
Rank change year-on-year -4 +74 -44
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 224 280 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.62% 2.74% 1.43%
As % of the General category 7.38% 7.28% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 175 248 125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.19% -4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,375 £53,150
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 3,035 3,848 4,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.55% 37.67% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,263 3,013 3,436
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,816
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -2.00% -3.96%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -4 56 £42,500 +18.06% 43
Coventry -1 45 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Warwickshire +23 41 £60,000 +50.00% 30
Staffordshire -9 21 £34,450 -1.57% 10
Dudley - 21 £33,000 - 4
Worcestershire +2 9 £41,500 -5.14% 17
Solihull - 6 £45,000 - 5
Walsall -3 2 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £31,250 - 7
Halesowen +45 1 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 66 (29.46%) Degree
2 50 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.98%) C
4 45 (20.09%) C#
5 44 (19.64%) Manufacturing
6 43 (19.20%) Electronics
7 41 (18.30%) Software Engineering
8 35 (15.63%) HTML
8 35 (15.63%) SQL
8 35 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 34 (15.18%) CSS
9 34 (15.18%) Retail
10 33 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 32 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 31 (13.84%) ISO 26262
13 30 (13.39%) .NET
14 27 (12.05%) ASP.NET
14 27 (12.05%) Linux
15 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
16 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (10.27%) SAP
17 23 (10.27%) C++
18 22 (9.82%) Windows
18 22 (9.82%) Project Management
19 20 (8.93%) TDD
20 19 (8.48%) Embedded C
20 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
20 19 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (8.48%) Systems Engineering

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 4 (1.79%) CMS
1 4 (1.79%) WordPress
2 3 (1.34%) JBoss
3 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Simulink
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.13%) Stateflow
4 6 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.34%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.89%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.45%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.45%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.45%) Maya
8 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.45%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.79%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP PM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP R/3
2 4 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.89%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.89%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.45%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.23%) GitHub
2 5 (2.23%) SaaS
3 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.89%) Heroku
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Internet
2 6 (2.68%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.34%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.34%) SAN
4 2 (0.89%) Firewall
4 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.89%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) GSM
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.45%) ISDN
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) Modbus
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.45%) VLAN
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.80%) MySQL
3 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (4.02%) Big Data
6 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.89%) Power BI
9 2 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.89%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.02%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.68%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.68%) JIRA
5 6 (2.68%) LSMW
5 6 (2.68%) Moq
5 6 (2.68%) NUnit
5 6 (2.68%) Selenium
6 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.34%) Subversion
8 2 (0.89%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) CANoe
9 1 (0.45%) git-flow
9 1 (0.45%) Polyspace
General
1 44 (19.64%) Manufacturing
2 43 (19.20%) Electronics
3 34 (15.18%) Retail
4 17 (7.59%) Finance
5 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.02%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.23%) Legal
7 5 (2.23%) Marketing
8 4 (1.79%) German Language
9 3 (1.34%) Military
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.45%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (25.45%) Developer
2 26 (11.61%) Architect
3 24 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 20 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.93%) Analyst
5 18 (8.04%) C# Developer
6 15 (6.70%) Systems Architect
6 15 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) Electronics Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) Principal Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) SAP Business Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.63%) HTML
2 34 (15.18%) CSS
3 30 (13.39%) .NET
4 27 (12.05%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.59%) jQuery
6 15 (6.70%) EDI
7 8 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.57%) OpenCV
8 7 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (3.13%) React
8 7 (3.13%) WCF
8 7 (3.13%) WinForms
9 6 (2.68%) HTML5
9 6 (2.68%) IDoc
9 6 (2.68%) REST
10 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.79%) Node.js
11 4 (1.79%) Spring
12 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.57%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.13%) Infotainment
6 6 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.34%) FMCG
9 3 (1.34%) Robotics
9 3 (1.34%) Social Media
9 3 (1.34%) User Experience
9 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.89%) Blog
10 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.05%) Linux
2 22 (9.82%) Windows
3 8 (3.57%) Unix
4 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.30%) Software Engineering
3 33 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (9.82%) Project Management
5 20 (8.93%) TDD
6 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.48%) Systems Engineering
7 17 (7.59%) SysML
8 14 (6.25%) Analytics
8 14 (6.25%) Validation
9 13 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (5.80%) Line Management
9 13 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.80%) Scrum
10 12 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (5.36%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.46%) Decision-Making
11 10 (4.46%) DevOps
11 10 (4.46%) MVC
12 9 (4.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.98%) C
2 45 (20.09%) C#
3 35 (15.63%) SQL
4 32 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.27%) C++
6 19 (8.48%) Embedded C
7 17 (7.59%) Python
8 14 (6.25%) PHP
9 9 (4.02%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.68%) Perl
12 5 (2.23%) Java
13 3 (1.34%) Delphi
13 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.89%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.89%) VB
15 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (29.46%) Degree
2 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.68%) CIPD
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.34%) HND
5 3 (1.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.89%) HNC
6 2 (0.89%) MBA
6 2 (0.89%) MCITP
6 2 (0.89%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.84%) ISO 26262
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 5 (2.23%) PMO
4 3 (1.34%) HAZOP
4 3 (1.34%) MISRA
5 2 (0.89%) DO-160
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) GDPR
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.89%) Firmware
2 2 (0.89%) vSphere
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.27%) SAP
3 8 (3.57%) EMC
3 8 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.79%) Google
4 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.34%) Apple
5 3 (1.34%) HP
5 3 (1.34%) IBM
5 3 (1.34%) MathWorks
5 3 (1.34%) MKS
5 3 (1.34%) VMware
6 2 (0.89%) Altova
6 2 (0.89%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.89%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.89%) Informatica
6 2 (0.89%) NetApp
6 2 (0.89%) QNX
6 2 (0.89%) Tableau
7 1 (0.45%) Freescale