The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 212 173 232
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +59
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 35 83 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 1.19% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.43% 2.97% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 76 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Automotive
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2456 2792 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.46% 40.06% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2112 2258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Automotive
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Automotive Salary Trend in the North West

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Automotive Salary Histogram in the North West

Automotive
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 23 £37,500 - 6
Cheshire -37 10 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (28.07%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) HTML
4 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Finance
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 11 (19.30%) C#
6 11 (19.30%) Android
7 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
7 10 (17.54%) .NET
7 10 (17.54%) Windows
7 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.79%) C++
8 9 (15.79%) C
8 9 (15.79%) iPhone
9 8 (14.04%) NFC
9 8 (14.04%) BREW
9 8 (14.04%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (14.04%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (14.04%) WCF
9 8 (14.04%) OpenCL
9 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
9 8 (14.04%) Qt
9 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.04%) OpenAL
9 8 (14.04%) Mentoring

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (3.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
1 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Bluetooth
1 8 (14.04%) GPRS
1 8 (14.04%) GSM
1 8 (14.04%) UMTS
1 8 (14.04%) VoIP
1 8 (14.04%) WLAN
1 8 (14.04%) DVB
1 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (14.04%) NFC
2 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.75%) RFID
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Grunt
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) gulp
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Xcode
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.04%) Multimedia
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.51%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) UI Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Designer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Graduate
6 4 (7.02%) Sales Executive
6 4 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Sales Executive
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Development Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Development Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 13 (22.81%) CSS
3 10 (17.54%) .NET
4 8 (14.04%) Flash
4 8 (14.04%) J2ME
4 8 (14.04%) SVG
4 8 (14.04%) OpenGL
4 8 (14.04%) Middleware
4 8 (14.04%) UIQ
4 8 (14.04%) Series 60
4 8 (14.04%) BREW
4 8 (14.04%) WCF
4 8 (14.04%) Qt
4 8 (14.04%) OpenCL
4 8 (14.04%) OpenAL
5 7 (12.28%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.77%) J2EE
6 5 (8.77%) HTML5
6 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.79%) iPhone
3 8 (14.04%) MPEG
3 8 (14.04%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.02%) Social Media
4 4 (7.02%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Android
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (14.04%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) TDD
2 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.04%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (14.04%) DRM
4 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
6 4 (7.02%) ERP
6 4 (7.02%) B2B
6 4 (7.02%) Business Development
6 4 (7.02%) Mobile Development
7 3 (5.26%) Logistics
7 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.26%) Android Development
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) C++
4 9 (15.79%) C
5 5 (8.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) HNC
3 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Symbian
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) SYSPRO
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Zend
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