The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 34 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 5 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.81% 5.74% 2.22%
As % of the General category 8.77% 16.87% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Automotive
Essex

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

General Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 83 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 32.02% 34.02% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 39
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £49,750 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Automotive
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Automotive Salary Trend in Colchester

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Swing
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) jMock
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Swing
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft