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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 102 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 19 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.05% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.75% 1.99% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,792
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.75%
Automotive
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
690 503 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.21% 31.74% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 503 421 414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automotive
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Automotive Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automotive
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Automotive Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 18 (45.00%) C#
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
1 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) C++
4 12 (30.00%) C
4 12 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) Python
5 10 (25.00%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) Ruby
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (22.50%) Perl
6 9 (22.50%) Mac OS X
7 7 (17.50%) Retail
7 7 (17.50%) CMS
7 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 7 (17.50%) XHTML
7 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 7 (17.50%) CSS3
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) Umbraco
8 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.00%) QA
8 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (17.50%) CMS
1 7 (17.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Simulink
1 2 (5.00%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Finnish Language
3 4 (10.00%) French Language
3 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 4 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 4 (10.00%) Japanese Language
3 4 (10.00%) Swedish Language
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) XHTML
2 7 (17.50%) jQuery
2 7 (17.50%) HTML5
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) CSS3
3 5 (12.50%) WinForms
4 3 (7.50%) MFC
5 2 (5.00%) ATL
5 2 (5.00%) DCOM
5 2 (5.00%) WPF
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Windows CE
4 4 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (5.00%) Video Processing
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) C++
3 12 (30.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) C
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) MathWorks
1 4 (10.00%) QNX
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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