The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 81 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.95% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,700 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Automotive
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
255 257 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.42% 25.80% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 219 215 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.01% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automotive across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automotive across the Bedfordshire region.

Automotive Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Automotive Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Automotive
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £67,500 -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive.

1 12 (46.15%) SQL
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
2 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (34.62%) Android
4 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (30.77%) Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) VB
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
8 5 (19.23%) Taxonomies
8 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) SAP
10 3 (11.54%) IBM
10 3 (11.54%) PDM
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Automotive also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
2 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
2 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Call Centre Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) CSLA
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Taxonomies
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) AS400
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Android
1 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) PDM
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) RPG
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Cincom
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software