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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 79 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 1.13% 0.64%
As % of the General category 2.70% 4.17% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
259 264 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.88% 27.08% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 225 224 303
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 0 1 £67,500 +66.66%
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
1 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (76.47%) VB.NET
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) Android
5 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (47.06%) VB
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Telerik
8 3 (17.65%) VB6
8 3 (17.65%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
8 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (17.65%) XML

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) VB.NET
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) VB6
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Telerik