Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 125 195
Rank change year-on-year +13 +70 -43
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 235 226 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.50% 2.32% 1.37%
As % of the General category 6.59% 6.18% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 203 187 120
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,600 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,564 3,656 4,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.97% 37.47% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,684 2,905 3,461
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Warwickshire +29 73 £42,500 +3.66% 81
Birmingham -22 53 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Coventry +5 50 £41,125 -3.24% 20
Staffordshire -12 22 £32,500 +51.16% 16
Worcestershire +21 7 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Solihull +12 5 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Wolverhampton -19 1 £42,500 -
Tipton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 65 (27.66%) Degree
2 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
3 41 (17.45%) Electronics
3 41 (17.45%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.17%) C#
4 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.17%) Retail
5 35 (14.89%) HTML
6 34 (14.47%) CSS
7 30 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 30 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 27 (11.49%) .NET
9 26 (11.06%) SQL
10 25 (10.64%) C++
10 25 (10.64%) C
10 25 (10.64%) Infotainment
11 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (9.79%) Windows
12 22 (9.36%) Visual Studio
12 22 (9.36%) ASP.NET
12 22 (9.36%) Simulink
12 22 (9.36%) Project Management
12 22 (9.36%) Finance
12 22 (9.36%) Validation
12 22 (9.36%) Computer Science
13 21 (8.94%) Manufacturing
13 21 (8.94%) jQuery
14 19 (8.09%) Aerospace
14 19 (8.09%) Logistics
14 19 (8.09%) FMEA

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 9 (3.83%) WordPress
2 7 (2.98%) CMS
2 7 (2.98%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (9.36%) Simulink
2 12 (5.11%) Stateflow
3 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.40%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.98%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.28%) CATIA
7 2 (0.85%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.85%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.43%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Magento
2 5 (2.13%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.28%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.28%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.11%) Ethernet
3 11 (4.68%) FlexRay
4 4 (1.70%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.28%) HTTP
5 3 (1.28%) Intranet
5 3 (1.28%) LAN
5 3 (1.28%) SSL
5 3 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.43%) DAB
6 1 (0.43%) GSM
6 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.53%) MySQL
3 12 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.38%) JIRA
3 12 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.11%) Subversion
3 12 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.68%) CANoe
5 8 (3.40%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.98%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.13%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.70%) Moq
8 4 (1.70%) NUnit
8 4 (1.70%) Selenium
9 3 (1.28%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.28%) CocoaPods
9 3 (1.28%) Grunt
9 3 (1.28%) gulp
9 3 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.28%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (17.45%) Electronics
2 38 (16.17%) Retail
3 22 (9.36%) Finance
4 21 (8.94%) Manufacturing
5 19 (8.09%) Aerospace
6 10 (4.26%) Marketing
7 7 (2.98%) German Language
8 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.70%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (25.96%) Developer
2 30 (12.77%) Analyst
3 21 (8.94%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.09%) Architect
5 19 (8.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 14 (5.96%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.53%) C# Developer
7 13 (5.53%) Consultant
7 13 (5.53%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (5.53%) HTML Developer
7 13 (5.53%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.68%) Development Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) PHP Developer
8 11 (4.68%) Test Development Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Electronics Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.89%) HTML
2 34 (14.47%) CSS
3 27 (11.49%) .NET
4 22 (9.36%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.94%) jQuery
6 15 (6.38%) HTML5
7 12 (5.11%) XML
8 8 (3.40%) Laravel
9 7 (2.98%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.98%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (2.98%) React
10 6 (2.55%) CSS3
10 6 (2.55%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.13%) JSON
11 5 (2.13%) RESTful
11 5 (2.13%) WCF
11 5 (2.13%) Web Services
12 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) Infotainment
2 22 (9.36%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.53%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (4.68%) User Experience
6 10 (4.26%) Social Media
7 9 (3.83%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.98%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.70%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.70%) Fintech
9 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.28%) Animation
10 3 (1.28%) Blog
10 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.79%) Windows
2 8 (3.40%) Linux
3 7 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Android
7 2 (0.85%) Unix
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
2 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (9.36%) Project Management
5 22 (9.36%) Validation
6 19 (8.09%) FMEA
6 19 (8.09%) Logistics
7 18 (7.66%) SDLC
8 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.81%) TDD
10 15 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
10 15 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.38%) Web Development
11 13 (5.53%) Analytics
11 13 (5.53%) Requirements Management
11 13 (5.53%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.53%) Scrum
12 12 (5.11%) Front End Development
13 11 (4.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.45%) JavaScript
2 38 (16.17%) C#
3 26 (11.06%) SQL
4 25 (10.64%) C
4 25 (10.64%) C++
5 17 (7.23%) PHP
6 12 (5.11%) Embedded C
6 12 (5.11%) Java
7 10 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 7 (2.98%) Python
8 7 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.70%) VB
11 3 (1.28%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.28%) XPath
12 2 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (27.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.28%) PhD
5 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) ISO 26262
2 10 (4.26%) HAZOP
3 6 (2.55%) MISRA
4 2 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.11%) Google
3 11 (4.68%) Apple
3 11 (4.68%) SAP
4 10 (4.26%) MathWorks
5 9 (3.83%) MKS
6 5 (2.13%) EMC
7 4 (1.70%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.28%) DeepCrawl
8 3 (1.28%) hybris
8 3 (1.28%) Screaming Frog
9 2 (0.85%) Altova
9 2 (0.85%) Demandware
9 2 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) Kronos
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle