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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 28 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.63% 1.66% 4.64%
As % of the General category 1.52% 3.90% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.51%
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
66 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 41.51% 42.54% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 59
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 December 2014, 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 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) JBoss
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Swing
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Ant
1 5 (50.00%) Maven
1 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Swing
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Java SE
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) SolidWorks