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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 62 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 44 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.03% 5.30% 3.22%
As % of the General category 11.00% 15.40% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 44
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,200 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
400 604 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.53% 34.40% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 326 466 361
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 74 (59.20%) C
2 73 (58.40%) C++
2 73 (58.40%) Degree
3 59 (47.20%) Software Engineering
4 56 (44.80%) Computer Science
5 54 (43.20%) Python
6 31 (24.80%) Algorithms
7 24 (19.20%) Manufacturing
8 23 (18.40%) MATLAB
9 22 (17.60%) Perl
10 21 (16.80%) .NET
10 21 (16.80%) C#
11 20 (16.00%) HTML
12 19 (15.20%) OO
13 17 (13.60%) Windows
13 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (12.80%) Line Management
14 16 (12.80%) Mentoring
14 16 (12.80%) Coaching
14 16 (12.80%) Eclipse
14 16 (12.80%) XML
14 16 (12.80%) XSLT
14 16 (12.80%) Embedded C
14 16 (12.80%) Embedded C++
14 16 (12.80%) Data Analysis
14 16 (12.80%) Content Management
15 13 (10.40%) Marketing
16 11 (8.80%) Physics
16 11 (8.80%) Project Management
16 11 (8.80%) SQL

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.20%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Office
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Wireless
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.40%) GSM
5 2 (1.60%) SSL
5 2 (1.60%) 3G
6 1 (0.80%) SSH
6 1 (0.80%) VLAN
6 1 (0.80%) DMZ
6 1 (0.80%) LAN
6 1 (0.80%) FTP
6 1 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.20%) Selenium
3 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.60%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.80%) GCC
General
1 24 (19.20%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.40%) Marketing
3 11 (8.80%) Finance
4 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.20%) Automotive
5 3 (2.40%) Military
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Author
2 20 (16.00%) Technical Author
3 16 (12.80%) C# Software Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Senior Technical Author
3 16 (12.80%) .NET Software Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Graduate
5 11 (8.80%) Programmer
5 11 (8.80%) Software Programmer
5 11 (8.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Electronics Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) C++ Programmer
6 9 (7.20%) C Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Design Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) C Programmer
8 7 (5.60%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) .NET
2 20 (16.00%) HTML
3 16 (12.80%) XML
3 16 (12.80%) XSLT
4 4 (3.20%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.60%) J2EE
5 2 (1.60%) J2SE
6 1 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.80%) HTML5
6 1 (0.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (44.80%) Computer Science
2 31 (24.80%) Algorithms
3 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.80%) Physics
5 9 (7.20%) VHDL
5 9 (7.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (4.80%) DTV
6 6 (4.80%) Device Driver
6 6 (4.80%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.80%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.20%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.20%) Verilog
8 3 (2.40%) Mechatronics
9 2 (1.60%) Replication
9 2 (1.60%) Telematics
10 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.80%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.80%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) UNIX
3 9 (7.20%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) CentOS
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.80%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Symbian OS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.20%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.20%) OO
3 16 (12.80%) Content Management
3 16 (12.80%) Data Analysis
3 16 (12.80%) Line Management
3 16 (12.80%) Mentoring
3 16 (12.80%) Coaching
4 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.80%) Project Management
5 9 (7.20%) Scrum
6 7 (5.60%) Programme Management
7 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.80%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.00%) CAD
8 5 (4.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.20%) CRM
9 4 (3.20%) ITIL
9 4 (3.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (59.20%) C
2 73 (58.40%) C++
3 54 (43.20%) Python
4 23 (18.40%) MATLAB
5 22 (17.60%) Perl
6 21 (16.80%) C#
7 16 (12.80%) Embedded C
7 16 (12.80%) Embedded C++
8 11 (8.80%) SQL
9 10 (8.00%) Java
10 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.60%) Ruby
11 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.60%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.80%) Erlang
12 1 (0.80%) Rust
Qualifications
1 73 (58.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) PhD
2 2 (1.60%) RHCE
2 2 (1.60%) LPIC
3 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) DO-160
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (1.60%) Xen
2 2 (1.60%) Postfix
2 2 (1.60%) KVM
2 2 (1.60%) iptables
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) EMC
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) SAP
3 5 (4.00%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.20%) Autodesk
4 4 (3.20%) PTC
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.60%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.80%) QNX
7 1 (0.80%) Altera
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