The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 37 81 49
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -32
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.80% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the General category 10.64% 4.08% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Electronics
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.91% 10.08% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 21
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £69,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Electronics
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Bedford

Electronics
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Electronics 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 Electronics.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) HNC
2 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (83.33%) LabVIEW
2 5 (83.33%) JTAG
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Electronics 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 Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Products Support Analyst
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (83.33%) JTAG