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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 80 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 14 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.38% 0.59% 0.37%
As % of the General category 4.59% 2.20% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
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
305 273 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.99% 26.95% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 245 234 280
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £61,800 £65,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £25,000 -
Luton - 1 £67,500 -
Automotive
East of England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (41.18%) Marketing
3 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
5 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) Taxonomies
6 10 (29.41%) Business Transformation
6 10 (29.41%) CRM
6 10 (29.41%) C#
6 10 (29.41%) Benchmarking
7 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
7 9 (26.47%) Android
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
10 6 (17.65%) VB
10 6 (17.65%) SAP
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) PDM
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
10 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (17.65%) Data Management

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Call Centre Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) CSLA
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
2 10 (29.41%) Taxonomies
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Android
1 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (29.41%) CRM
2 10 (29.41%) Benchmarking
2 10 (29.41%) Business Transformation
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) PDM
4 6 (17.65%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) RPG
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Cincom
5 1 (2.94%) Siebel
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software