The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank 217 189 196
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 22 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.97% 1.63% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 11
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2269 2330 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.79% 40.19% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 1803 1623
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automotive
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Automotive Salary Trend in the South West

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Automotive Salary Histogram in the South West

Automotive
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Dorset - 6 £42,500 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Gloucestershire -20 4 £40,000 +16.78% 1
Bristol -23 4 - - 4
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 - 1
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 17 (44.74%) C++
2 16 (42.11%) C
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (26.32%) Degree
6 9 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Electronics
7 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
7 8 (21.05%) UML
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.42%) Firmware
9 6 (15.79%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) Data Management
10 5 (13.16%) Marketing
10 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) Coaching
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.16%) Firewall
10 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) Web Services
11 4 (10.53%) HTML
11 4 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) FastStats
2 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) GSM
3 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
1 8 (21.05%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Avionics
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Campaign Executive
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) jQuery
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) MFC
6 1 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) VHDL
4 2 (5.26%) Verilog
4 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) UML
3 6 (15.79%) Data Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) B2C
7 2 (5.26%) CAD
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 1 (2.63%) Validation
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C++
2 16 (42.11%) C
3 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
5 6 (15.79%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) Ada
8 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) JTAG
2 2 (5.26%) IEC 61508
2 2 (5.26%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.63%) Alterian
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) EMC
4 1 (2.63%) Sagent
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension & medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CDK Global
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago