The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 143 138 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 2 4 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.094% 0.18% 1.85%
As % of the General category 0.24% 0.39% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 47
Average salary £46,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Automotive
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
818 1013 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.55% 44.37% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 630 735 1064
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Automotive Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Simulink
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Ada
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Economics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Struts2
3 2 (40.00%) IEC 61508
3 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (20.00%) SystemC

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Economics
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) SystemC
2 1 (20.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ada
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle