The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 89 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Permanent jobs citing Automotive 121 92 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.44% 1.81% 2.44%
As % of the General category 6.22% 5.47% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 98 63 90
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1945 1682 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.23% 33.03% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1277 1341
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Automotive
England

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automotive
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Automotive Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Automotive
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automotive across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Automotive Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Automotive
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automotive within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +42 50 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Coventry +22 29 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Birmingham -5 10 £40,500 -26.36% 4
Worcestershire +3 9 £32,500 - 3
Tipton - 5 £35,000 -
Solihull -4 2 £33,750 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton -7 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Automotive
England

Automotive
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 64 (31.84%) .NET
2 59 (29.35%) SQL Server
3 55 (27.36%) ASP.NET
4 54 (26.87%) HTML
5 48 (23.88%) C#
6 43 (21.39%) SQL
6 43 (21.39%) T-SQL
7 42 (20.90%) HTML5
8 37 (18.41%) Manufacturing
9 36 (17.91%) CSS
9 36 (17.91%) jQuery
10 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 34 (16.92%) MVC
11 33 (16.42%) SAP
12 32 (15.92%) Ajax
13 28 (13.93%) .NET Framework
13 28 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (12.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (12.94%) Degree
14 26 (12.94%) Web Development
15 24 (11.94%) C
15 24 (11.94%) E-Commerce
16 23 (11.44%) Microsoft
16 23 (11.44%) Project Management
17 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (9.95%) Software Engineering
19 19 (9.45%) VB.NET
19 19 (9.45%) TDD
19 19 (9.45%) LINQ
20 15 (7.46%) Electronics

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) Simulink
3 10 (4.98%) MS Office
4 7 (3.48%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.49%) MS Project
6 4 (1.99%) CATIA
7 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.48%) SAP PP
2 6 (2.99%) SAP R/3
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.00%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.47%) GitHub
2 4 (1.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) Internet
2 5 (2.49%) SAN
2 5 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (2.49%) NAS
3 2 (1.00%) HTTP
3 2 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) Broadband
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) SAP BI
3 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Subversion
2 7 (3.48%) VectorCAST
3 4 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.00%) Hudson
5 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.50%) Redmine
General
1 37 (18.41%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.46%) Electronics
3 10 (4.98%) Retail
4 9 (4.48%) Marketing
5 8 (3.98%) German Language
5 8 (3.98%) Finance
5 8 (3.98%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.48%) Publishing
7 4 (1.99%) Billing
7 4 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.00%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (34.33%) Developer
2 38 (18.91%) Senior Developer
3 32 (15.92%) C# Developer
4 26 (12.94%) Analyst
5 21 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 20 (9.95%) Software Engineer
7 18 (8.96%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.97%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.47%) Consultant
9 13 (6.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) Architect
11 10 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.99%) SAP Analyst
14 6 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
14 6 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.99%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.84%) .NET
2 55 (27.36%) ASP.NET
3 54 (26.87%) HTML
4 42 (20.90%) HTML5
5 36 (17.91%) CSS
5 36 (17.91%) jQuery
6 32 (15.92%) Ajax
7 28 (13.93%) .NET Framework
7 28 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (12.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (9.45%) LINQ
10 12 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.98%) CSS3
12 7 (3.48%) JSP
12 7 (3.48%) SAP Business Workflow
13 3 (1.49%) SAP ALE
13 3 (1.49%) Sass
14 2 (1.00%) SOAP
14 2 (1.00%) XML
15 1 (0.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.49%) CLARiiON
2 5 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.99%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.49%) Social Media
4 3 (1.49%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.00%) iPhone
5 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Robotics
6 1 (0.50%) Mechatronics
6 1 (0.50%) Physics
6 1 (0.50%) Blog
6 1 (0.50%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.99%) Windows
1 6 (2.99%) Linux
2 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.49%) VMS
4 2 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.92%) MVC
2 26 (12.94%) Web Development
3 24 (11.94%) E-Commerce
4 23 (11.44%) Project Management
5 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.95%) Software Engineering
7 19 (9.45%) TDD
8 14 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.47%) ITIL
9 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.97%) Product Management
11 11 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.47%) Refactoring
12 10 (4.98%) Logistics
13 9 (4.48%) CMMI
13 9 (4.48%) Validation
14 7 (3.48%) Workflow
14 7 (3.48%) Business Analysis
15 6 (2.99%) Embedded Software Development
15 6 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.88%) C#
2 43 (21.39%) SQL
2 43 (21.39%) T-SQL
3 34 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.94%) C
5 19 (9.45%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.47%) ABAP
6 11 (5.47%) MATLAB
7 10 (4.98%) C++
8 9 (4.48%) Embedded C
9 7 (3.48%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.99%) Java
11 2 (1.00%) Python
11 2 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (12.94%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.49%) ACCA
4 3 (1.49%) CCA
4 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.50%) PhD
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (16.42%) SAP
2 23 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.48%) MKS
3 7 (3.48%) EMC
3 7 (3.48%) Fujitsu
4 5 (2.49%) Symantec
5 3 (1.49%) SolidWorks
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) Siemens
7 1 (0.50%) Sage
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bouns
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Inc Great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, car allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Brierley Hill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, car allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Brierley Hill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 15 days ago
Brierley Hill
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 27 days ago