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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 57 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 68 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.77% 3.47% 3.25%
As % of the General category 9.86% 10.93% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 41
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £51,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
690 503 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.21% 31.74% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 503 421 414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 2 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 69 (38.76%) Wireless
3 51 (28.65%) C
4 45 (25.28%) Computer Science
5 44 (24.72%) Software Engineering
6 38 (21.35%) C++
7 35 (19.66%) Telecoms
8 32 (17.98%) UNIX
9 30 (16.85%) Python
9 30 (16.85%) Marketing
10 29 (16.29%) Manufacturing
11 28 (15.73%) Mathematics
12 27 (15.17%) Windows
12 27 (15.17%) Mentoring
13 24 (13.48%) Firmware
13 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (12.36%) Perl
14 22 (12.36%) MS Office
15 20 (11.24%) Linux
15 20 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (10.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 19 (10.67%) Java
16 19 (10.67%) Finance
17 18 (10.11%) Military
17 18 (10.11%) Configuration Management
17 18 (10.11%) MATLAB
17 18 (10.11%) Embedded C
17 18 (10.11%) Embedded Systems
18 17 (9.55%) Digital Marketing
18 17 (9.55%) SAP Oil and Gas

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (4.49%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.12%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (12.36%) MS Office
2 12 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.37%) Simulink
4 4 (2.25%) FrameMaker
5 2 (1.12%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 17 (9.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (38.76%) Wireless
2 16 (8.99%) Bluetooth
3 14 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (3.93%) GPRS
5 6 (3.37%) Internet
5 6 (3.37%) UWB
6 4 (2.25%) Firewall
6 4 (2.25%) Broadband
6 4 (2.25%) GSM
7 3 (1.69%) 3G
8 2 (1.12%) 802.11
8 2 (1.12%) TETRA
8 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.12%) NFC
8 2 (1.12%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.56%) SNMP
9 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.56%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 35 (19.66%) Telecoms
2 30 (16.85%) Marketing
3 29 (16.29%) Manufacturing
4 19 (10.67%) Finance
5 18 (10.11%) Military
6 9 (5.06%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.25%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (19.66%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.36%) Author
2 22 (12.36%) Technical Author
3 14 (7.87%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (5.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (5.62%) Junior
5 10 (5.62%) Developer
6 9 (5.06%) Architect
6 9 (5.06%) Team Leader
7 8 (4.49%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Design Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.49%) Senior Technical Author
8 7 (3.93%) Senior Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.37%) DSP Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) J2EE
2 9 (5.06%) .NET
3 8 (4.49%) XML
4 5 (2.81%) Direct3D
4 5 (2.81%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.81%) OpenGL ES
4 5 (2.81%) Direct3D Mobile
4 5 (2.81%) HTML
4 5 (2.81%) OpenGL
4 5 (2.81%) DirectX
5 4 (2.25%) XSLT
6 2 (1.12%) MFC
7 1 (0.56%) Middleware
7 1 (0.56%) WinForms
7 1 (0.56%) XMPP
7 1 (0.56%) WCF
7 1 (0.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.28%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.73%) Mathematics
3 24 (13.48%) Firmware
4 19 (10.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 18 (10.11%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (9.55%) DTV
7 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
8 10 (5.62%) Chip and PIN
8 10 (5.62%) VHDL
9 8 (4.49%) PKI
9 8 (4.49%) Physics
9 8 (4.49%) Cryptography
10 7 (3.93%) Verilog
10 7 (3.93%) Device Driver
11 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
11 6 (3.37%) Smartphone
11 6 (3.37%) Smart Meter
12 5 (2.81%) GPGPU
12 5 (2.81%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (2.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.98%) UNIX
2 27 (15.17%) Windows
3 20 (11.24%) Linux
4 11 (6.18%) Android
5 6 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.72%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.17%) Mentoring
3 24 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.55%) Programme Management
6 17 (9.55%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.99%) OO
8 11 (6.18%) Change Management
9 9 (5.06%) Information Security
9 9 (5.06%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.49%) Signal Processing
10 8 (4.49%) ITIL
11 7 (3.93%) Project Management
11 7 (3.93%) Validation
11 7 (3.93%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.37%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.37%) UML
12 6 (3.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.65%) C
2 38 (21.35%) C++
3 30 (16.85%) Python
4 22 (12.36%) Perl
5 19 (10.67%) Java
6 18 (10.11%) Embedded C
6 18 (10.11%) MATLAB
7 15 (8.43%) SQL
8 13 (7.30%) C#
9 11 (6.18%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.37%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.12%) Tcl
11 2 (1.12%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (56.18%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) PhD
3 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.25%) CISSP
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) CCNA
6 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.81%) JTAG
4 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (9.55%) SAP
2 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.74%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) Sybase
5 7 (3.93%) Cisco
6 5 (2.81%) EMC
7 4 (2.25%) Perforce
8 2 (1.12%) Huawei
8 2 (1.12%) BT
9 1 (0.56%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
9 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
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