The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 52 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 60 122 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.26% 6.63% 4.11%
As % of the General category 15.67% 19.33% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 95 56
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Electronics
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
383 631 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.18% 34.29% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 325 466 365
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Electronics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Cambridge

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 100 (56.18%) Degree
2 92 (51.69%) C++
3 89 (50.00%) C
4 79 (44.38%) Computer Science
4 79 (44.38%) Software Engineering
5 64 (35.96%) Python
6 42 (23.60%) Internet
7 38 (21.35%) Internet of Things
7 38 (21.35%) Algorithms
8 33 (18.54%) Perl
9 32 (17.98%) Manufacturing
10 31 (17.42%) Windows
11 30 (16.85%) C#
11 30 (16.85%) .NET
12 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (14.04%) MATLAB
14 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (11.80%) HTML
15 21 (11.80%) UNIX
15 21 (11.80%) Embedded C
15 21 (11.80%) Embedded C++
15 21 (11.80%) Data Analysis
16 20 (11.24%) OO
16 20 (11.24%) Project Management
17 19 (10.67%) Linux
17 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
17 19 (10.67%) Eclipse
18 17 (9.55%) XML
18 17 (9.55%) XSLT
18 17 (9.55%) Content Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.25%) Apache
1 4 (2.25%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.12%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.12%) JBoss
3 2 (1.12%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Project
2 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Maya
4 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.56%) Blender
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.12%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.60%) Internet
2 8 (4.49%) Wireless
3 6 (3.37%) GSM
3 6 (3.37%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.81%) 3G
5 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.69%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) DHCP
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) DMZ
8 1 (0.56%) FTP
8 1 (0.56%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) LAN
8 1 (0.56%) DECT
8 1 (0.56%) AMQP
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) SSH
8 1 (0.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) MySQL
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (10.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.25%) Selenium
3 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.12%) NWDS
4 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.56%) GCC
General
1 32 (17.98%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.87%) Marketing
3 11 (6.18%) Automotive
3 11 (6.18%) Games
4 10 (5.62%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.62%) Finance
5 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (40.45%) Software Engineer
2 28 (15.73%) Developer
3 21 (11.80%) Author
3 21 (11.80%) Technical Author
4 20 (11.24%) .NET Software Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) C# Software Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.55%) C++ Developer
5 17 (9.55%) Senior Technical Author
6 15 (8.43%) Electronics Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Programmer
8 13 (7.30%) Graduate
8 13 (7.30%) Software Programmer
8 13 (7.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) C++ Programmer
9 12 (6.74%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.18%) Design Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) C Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.85%) .NET
2 21 (11.80%) HTML
3 17 (9.55%) XML
3 17 (9.55%) XSLT
4 14 (7.87%) OpenCL
5 11 (6.18%) OpenGL ES
6 10 (5.62%) Direct3D
7 6 (3.37%) OpenGL
8 5 (2.81%) DirectX
8 5 (2.81%) Direct3D Mobile
9 3 (1.69%) Middleware
10 2 (1.12%) REST
10 2 (1.12%) BAPI
10 2 (1.12%) SAP PI
10 2 (1.12%) J2EE
10 2 (1.12%) J2SE
10 2 (1.12%) SOAP
10 2 (1.12%) Web Services
10 2 (1.12%) EDI
11 1 (0.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 79 (44.38%) Computer Science
2 38 (21.35%) Internet of Things
2 38 (21.35%) Algorithms
3 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.99%) Device Driver
5 13 (7.30%) Physics
6 10 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.62%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (5.06%) VHDL
7 9 (5.06%) Verilog
8 6 (3.37%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (3.37%) DTV
9 5 (2.81%) ASIC
9 5 (2.81%) GPGPU
9 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.69%) Mechatronics
10 3 (1.69%) Open Source
11 2 (1.12%) Clustering
11 2 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.42%) Windows
2 21 (11.80%) UNIX
3 19 (10.67%) Linux
4 15 (8.43%) Android
5 7 (3.93%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.25%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.38%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.80%) Data Analysis
4 20 (11.24%) OO
4 20 (11.24%) Project Management
5 17 (9.55%) Content Management
5 17 (9.55%) Mentoring
5 17 (9.55%) Coaching
6 15 (8.43%) Line Management
7 11 (6.18%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.62%) Waterfall
8 10 (5.62%) Performance Improvement
8 10 (5.62%) Scrum
8 10 (5.62%) ITIL
9 8 (4.49%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.93%) CRM
10 7 (3.93%) Programme Management
10 7 (3.93%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.37%) TDD
11 6 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 92 (51.69%) C++
2 89 (50.00%) C
3 64 (35.96%) Python
4 33 (18.54%) Perl
5 30 (16.85%) C#
6 25 (14.04%) MATLAB
7 21 (11.80%) Embedded C
7 21 (11.80%) Embedded C++
8 16 (8.99%) Java
9 13 (7.30%) SQL
9 13 (7.30%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.49%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.81%) PHP
12 4 (2.25%) ABAP
13 2 (1.12%) Ruby
13 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) Tcl
14 1 (0.56%) TTCN
14 1 (0.56%) Erlang
14 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (56.18%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) PMP
2 10 (5.62%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
4 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.12%) LPIC
4 2 (1.12%) RHCE
4 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Firmware
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) iptables
3 2 (1.12%) KVM
3 2 (1.12%) Xen
3 2 (1.12%) Postfix
3 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.12%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.30%) EMC
3 12 (6.74%) SAP
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle
4 5 (2.81%) Xilinx
5 4 (2.25%) PTC
5 4 (2.25%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) IBM
6 3 (1.69%) Vertica
7 2 (1.12%) Marketo
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
7 2 (1.12%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.12%) HP
7 2 (1.12%) Dell
7 2 (1.12%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.12%) Ariba
8 1 (0.56%) QNX
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