The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 102 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 30 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the General category 4.25% 2.16% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 15
Average salary £38,750 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £44,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Automotive
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
706 880 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.81% 44.20% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 536 746 872
Average salary £48,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automotive
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Automotive Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automotive
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Automotive Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (47.62%) .NET
3 18 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.81%) C#
8 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) Wonderware
10 8 (19.05%) Operations Management
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 8 (19.05%) Aerospace
10 8 (19.05%) FMCG
10 8 (19.05%) HTML5
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.67%) CSS3
11 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.67%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.38%) Simulink
3 1 (2.38%) CATIA
3 1 (2.38%) TargetLink
3 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Kerberos
2 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Wireless
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (14.29%) MS Access
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Aerospace
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Account Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Electrical Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
6 5 (11.90%) Classic ASP
6 5 (11.90%) Ajax
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
8 1 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) XHTML
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
8 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) FMCG
2 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Operations Management
2 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) SDLC
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
5 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Budget Control
6 2 (4.76%) Android Development
6 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.76%) System Testing
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.38%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.90%) VB
7 2 (4.76%) VB6
7 2 (4.76%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCP
3 5 (11.90%) MCAD
3 5 (11.90%) MCSD
3 5 (11.90%) MCTS
4 4 (9.52%) HNC
4 4 (9.52%) HND
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.76%) ISEB
7 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Wonderware
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle