The first 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 18 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 34 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 128 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.05% 4.74% 4.39%
As % of the General category 19.45% 17.82% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 113 66 58
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
658 533 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.23% 26.58% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 528 413 509
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Electronics
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.30%) Degree
2 73 (33.80%) C++
3 69 (31.94%) Software Engineering
4 68 (31.48%) C
5 61 (28.24%) Wireless
6 45 (20.83%) XML
7 33 (15.28%) VHDL
8 32 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (14.35%) OO
10 29 (13.43%) Content Management
10 29 (13.43%) Mathematics
11 28 (12.96%) Computer Science
11 28 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 26 (12.04%) Manufacturing
12 26 (12.04%) Perl
12 26 (12.04%) Firmware
13 23 (10.65%) Bluetooth
13 23 (10.65%) Python
14 22 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (10.19%) Verilog
14 22 (10.19%) Android
15 20 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (8.80%) Linux
16 19 (8.80%) C#
17 16 (7.41%) Project Management
17 16 (7.41%) FrameMaker
17 16 (7.41%) E-Learning
17 16 (7.41%) Animation
17 16 (7.41%) Marketing
18 15 (6.94%) Apple iOS

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (6.94%) CMS
2 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) FrameMaker
2 6 (2.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (1.39%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.24%) Wireless
2 23 (10.65%) Bluetooth
3 22 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.17%) UWB
5 4 (1.85%) TETRA
5 4 (1.85%) GSM
6 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.39%) Internet
6 3 (1.39%) 802.11
6 3 (1.39%) NFC
7 2 (0.93%) Broadband
8 1 (0.46%) GPRS
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.46%) SNMP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) WLAN
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
8 1 (0.46%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.39%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (12.04%) Manufacturing
2 16 (7.41%) Marketing
3 15 (6.94%) Games
4 12 (5.56%) Finance
5 10 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.85%) Military
6 4 (1.85%) Automotive
7 3 (1.39%) Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.76%) Software Engineer
2 27 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
2 27 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 26 (12.04%) Author
3 26 (12.04%) Technical Author
4 20 (9.26%) Senior Technical Author
5 16 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 15 (6.94%) Technical Manager
6 15 (6.94%) Development Manager
6 15 (6.94%) Design Engineer
7 14 (6.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.02%) Junior
9 11 (5.09%) Documentation Manager
9 11 (5.09%) Technical Team Leader
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Architect
10 10 (4.63%) Architect
11 9 (4.17%) Developer
11 9 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.24%) Hardware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.83%) XML
2 7 (3.24%) .NET
3 3 (1.39%) J2EE
4 2 (0.93%) WPF
4 2 (0.93%) Qt
4 2 (0.93%) WinForms
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.46%) XMPP
5 1 (0.46%) WCF
5 1 (0.46%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.28%) VHDL
2 32 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 29 (13.43%) Mathematics
4 28 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 28 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 26 (12.04%) Firmware
6 22 (10.19%) Verilog
7 16 (7.41%) E-Learning
7 16 (7.41%) Animation
8 11 (5.09%) ASIC
9 9 (4.17%) Physics
10 5 (2.31%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.31%) DTV
11 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.85%) Handset
12 3 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (1.39%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.39%) CESG
12 3 (1.39%) PKI
13 2 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.19%) Android
2 19 (8.80%) Linux
3 15 (6.94%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.02%) Windows
5 10 (4.63%) UNIX
6 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.94%) Software Engineering
2 31 (14.35%) OO
3 29 (13.43%) Content Management
4 20 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.41%) Project Management
6 14 (6.48%) Risk Management
6 14 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (5.09%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.09%) Software Architecture
8 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.70%) IC Design
9 8 (3.70%) Validation
9 8 (3.70%) UML
10 7 (3.24%) CAD
11 6 (2.78%) Signal Processing
11 6 (2.78%) Automated Testing
11 6 (2.78%) Benchmarking
11 6 (2.78%) Change Management
12 5 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.80%) C++
2 68 (31.48%) C
3 26 (12.04%) Perl
4 23 (10.65%) Python
5 19 (8.80%) C#
6 15 (6.94%) Java
7 14 (6.48%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.78%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.31%) SQL
10 4 (1.85%) Ruby
10 4 (1.85%) PowerHouse
11 3 (1.39%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.39%) Tcl
11 3 (1.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.93%) GLSL
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (46.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) PhD
3 2 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.46%) CCNP
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) NFS
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) SCOM
1 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (6.48%) Symbian
1 14 (6.48%) Nokia
2 7 (3.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.78%) Perforce
4 5 (2.31%) SAP
4 5 (2.31%) EMC
4 5 (2.31%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle
5 3 (1.39%) Sybase
5 3 (1.39%) BT
6 1 (0.46%) Juniper
6 1 (0.46%) NetApp
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco
6 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.46%) Apple
6 1 (0.46%) SonicWALL
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