Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Automotive
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 123 186
Rank change year-on-year +30 +63 -32
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 280 250 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.98% 2.48% 1.43%
As % of the General category 7.75% 6.61% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 230 214 134
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £36,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.61% -2.65% -5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,225 £23,475
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,875 £56,375
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 3,612 3,783 4,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.42% 37.57% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,757 3,045 3,590
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,050
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +31 76 £43,500 +4.57% 67
Birmingham -16 66 £42,500 +18.06% 15
Coventry +17 60 £42,500 +5.47% 27
Staffordshire -12 25 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Dudley - 9 £22,500 - 2
Worcestershire +15 8 £38,750 -6.63% 14
Solihull +12 6 £42,500 +54.55% 5
Tipton - 3 £35,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £42,500 - 1
Automotive
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 79 (28.21%) Degree
2 53 (18.93%) Electronics
3 50 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 46 (16.43%) C#
6 43 (15.36%) JavaScript
7 40 (14.29%) HTML
8 39 (13.93%) Retail
8 39 (13.93%) Manufacturing
9 38 (13.57%) CSS
10 37 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 34 (12.14%) C
11 34 (12.14%) .NET
12 33 (11.79%) Windows
13 32 (11.43%) SQL
14 31 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (10.00%) C++
15 28 (10.00%) ASP.NET
15 28 (10.00%) Visual Studio
15 28 (10.00%) E-Commerce
15 28 (10.00%) Validation
16 27 (9.64%) SQL Server
17 26 (9.29%) Finance
17 26 (9.29%) Computer Science
18 25 (8.93%) jQuery
18 25 (8.93%) SAP
18 25 (8.93%) Infotainment
19 23 (8.21%) Simulink
19 23 (8.21%) Project Management
19 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (2.86%) CMS
2 7 (2.50%) Confluence
2 7 (2.50%) WordPress
3 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.71%) JBoss
3 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (8.21%) Simulink
2 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.29%) Stateflow
4 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.86%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.50%) TargetLink
6 3 (1.07%) CATIA
7 2 (0.71%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.71%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.36%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.36%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.36%) Maya
8 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) SAP HCM
2 7 (2.50%) Magento
3 4 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.43%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.07%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (1.07%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.71%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.71%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.36%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.36%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) SaaS
4 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.07%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.07%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Office 365
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.29%) FlexRay
3 11 (3.93%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.07%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.07%) Intranet
4 3 (1.07%) SAN
4 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.71%) HTTP
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) SSL
5 2 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) DAB
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) GSM
6 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.36%) Modbus
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.29%) MySQL
3 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.79%) Big Data
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.71%) Power BI
5 2 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.71%) QlikView
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.36%) OLAP
6 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.93%) CANoe
4 11 (3.93%) JIRA
5 10 (3.57%) Subversion
6 8 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.43%) LSMW
8 4 (1.43%) Moq
8 4 (1.43%) NUnit
8 4 (1.43%) Selenium
9 3 (1.07%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.07%) Grunt
9 3 (1.07%) gulp
9 3 (1.07%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.07%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 53 (18.93%) Electronics
2 39 (13.93%) Manufacturing
2 39 (13.93%) Retail
3 26 (9.29%) Finance
4 19 (6.79%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.21%) Marketing
6 8 (2.86%) German Language
6 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.43%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.43%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (26.07%) Developer
2 38 (13.57%) Analyst
3 27 (9.64%) Business Analyst
4 26 (9.29%) .NET Developer
4 26 (9.29%) Architect
5 17 (6.07%) C# Developer
6 16 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 14 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.64%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (4.64%) HTML Developer
10 12 (4.29%) Electronics Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Consultant
11 11 (3.93%) Development Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Systems Architect
11 11 (3.93%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.57%) Graduate
12 10 (3.57%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.29%) HTML
2 38 (13.57%) CSS
3 34 (12.14%) .NET
4 28 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (8.93%) jQuery
6 14 (5.00%) HTML5
7 10 (3.57%) XML
8 9 (3.21%) React
9 8 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.86%) Laravel
10 7 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (2.50%) OpenGL
11 6 (2.14%) EDI
11 6 (2.14%) WinForms
12 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.79%) OpenCV
12 5 (1.79%) WCF
12 5 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.93%) Infotainment
3 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.43%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (3.93%) User Experience
6 10 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.57%) Social Media
7 7 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.79%) Blog
8 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.43%) Fintech
9 4 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.07%) Robotics
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) FMCG
11 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.79%) Windows
2 19 (6.79%) Linux
3 8 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Android
7 2 (0.71%) Unix
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 31 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 28 (10.00%) Validation
5 23 (8.21%) Project Management
6 22 (7.86%) Logistics
7 21 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (7.14%) FMEA
9 18 (6.43%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.43%) TDD
10 17 (6.07%) Scrum
11 15 (5.36%) Requirements Management
11 15 (5.36%) SDLC
11 15 (5.36%) Web Development
12 14 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 14 (5.00%) Front End Development
13 13 (4.64%) Configuration Management
14 12 (4.29%) Analytics
14 12 (4.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.43%) C#
2 43 (15.36%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.14%) C
4 32 (11.43%) SQL
5 28 (10.00%) C++
6 17 (6.07%) Embedded C
7 16 (5.71%) PHP
8 13 (4.64%) Java
8 13 (4.64%) Python
9 10 (3.57%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.79%) VB
12 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.43%) Perl
13 3 (1.07%) Delphi
13 3 (1.07%) XPath
14 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.36%) R
15 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (28.21%) Degree
2 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.71%) HND
5 2 (0.71%) MCITP
5 2 (0.71%) MCSE
5 2 (0.71%) PhD
5 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CIPD
6 1 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.79%) ISO 26262
2 11 (3.93%) HAZOP
3 5 (1.79%) MISRA
4 4 (1.43%) PMO
5 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.71%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) Firmware
3 2 (0.71%) Docker
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.93%) SAP
3 14 (5.00%) Google
4 10 (3.57%) MathWorks
5 9 (3.21%) Apple
6 8 (2.86%) EMC
6 8 (2.86%) MKS
7 7 (2.50%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.43%) Tableau
9 3 (1.07%) DeepCrawl
9 3 (1.07%) Screaming Frog
9 3 (1.07%) VMware
10 2 (0.71%) Altova
10 2 (0.71%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.71%) hybris
10 2 (0.71%) Informatica
10 2 (0.71%) NetApp
10 2 (0.71%) QNX