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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 97 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 18 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.68% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 1
Average salary £41,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
462 570 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.09% 38.44% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 403
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 March 2015.

Automotive Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (52.00%) Degree
3 20 (40.00%) C++
4 19 (38.00%) C
5 15 (30.00%) Java
6 14 (28.00%) Python
6 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (28.00%) Business Development
7 13 (26.00%) Multithreading
7 13 (26.00%) C#
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 9 (18.00%) Electronics
10 8 (16.00%) Internet
10 8 (16.00%) Marketing
11 7 (14.00%) Objective-C
12 6 (12.00%) Embedded C
13 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.00%) Intel
13 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.00%) WinForms
13 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
13 5 (10.00%) Sony
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
13 5 (10.00%) Google
13 5 (10.00%) Italian Language
13 5 (10.00%) Android
13 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) TargetLink
2 3 (6.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.00%) Electronics
2 8 (16.00%) Marketing
3 5 (10.00%) Italian Language
4 4 (8.00%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Swedish Language
5 3 (6.00%) Finnish Language
5 3 (6.00%) French Language
5 3 (6.00%) German Language
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Finance
6 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (4.00%) Polish Language
6 2 (4.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.00%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Principal Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) WinForms
3 4 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) CSS3
4 2 (4.00%) Sass
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) XSLT
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.00%) Physics
4 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.00%) Telematics
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows CE
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) Business Development
3 13 (26.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.00%) CAD
8 1 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C++
2 19 (38.00%) C
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 14 (28.00%) Python
5 13 (26.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Objective-C
7 6 (12.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.00%) Perl
9 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.00%) SQL
10 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) VCP4
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.00%) Intel
1 5 (10.00%) Sony
1 5 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) QNX
3 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) PTC
4 1 (2.00%) Autodesk
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