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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 48 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 80 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.43% 3.31% 3.60%
As % of the General category 12.56% 10.70% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 41
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £54,000
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
637 514 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.29% 30.93% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 488 415 375
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 1 August 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 118 (55.66%) Degree
2 80 (37.74%) Wireless
3 60 (28.30%) C
4 52 (24.53%) Software Engineering
5 48 (22.64%) C++
6 44 (20.75%) Computer Science
7 34 (16.04%) Manufacturing
7 34 (16.04%) Mathematics
8 33 (15.57%) Marketing
9 32 (15.09%) Firmware
9 32 (15.09%) UNIX
9 32 (15.09%) Python
10 30 (14.15%) Telecoms
11 27 (12.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 25 (11.79%) Bluetooth
12 25 (11.79%) Windows
13 24 (11.32%) Linux
13 24 (11.32%) Perl
13 24 (11.32%) Embedded Systems
14 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (10.38%) Configuration Management
15 22 (10.38%) MATLAB
15 22 (10.38%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (10.38%) OO
15 22 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (9.91%) MS Office
17 19 (8.96%) Java
17 19 (8.96%) VHDL
18 18 (8.49%) Finance
19 16 (7.55%) DTV

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 5 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) MS Office
2 12 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.72%) FrameMaker
4 6 (2.83%) Simulink
5 5 (2.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 80 (37.74%) Wireless
2 25 (11.79%) Bluetooth
3 22 (10.38%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.25%) UWB
5 7 (3.30%) GPRS
6 6 (2.83%) Internet
7 5 (2.36%) GSM
8 4 (1.89%) Broadband
8 4 (1.89%) TETRA
9 3 (1.42%) NFC
9 3 (1.42%) 802.11
10 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.94%) Firewall
10 2 (0.94%) 3G
10 2 (0.94%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.47%) VLAN
11 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.47%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (16.04%) Manufacturing
2 33 (15.57%) Marketing
3 30 (14.15%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.49%) Finance
5 15 (7.08%) Military
6 9 (4.25%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.94%) Automotive
7 2 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.34%) Software Engineer
2 24 (11.32%) Author
2 24 (11.32%) Technical Author
3 22 (10.38%) Electronics Engineer
4 15 (7.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (6.60%) Design Engineer
6 13 (6.13%) Junior
7 12 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.19%) Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Technical Author
10 9 (4.25%) Senior Architect
10 9 (4.25%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Architect
11 8 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.30%) Hardware Engineer
12 7 (3.30%) Senior Support Engineer
13 6 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) XML
2 12 (5.66%) J2EE
3 11 (5.19%) .NET
4 5 (2.36%) Direct3D
4 5 (2.36%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.36%) OpenGL ES
4 5 (2.36%) OpenGL
4 5 (2.36%) DirectX
5 2 (0.94%) MFC
6 1 (0.47%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.47%) WinForms
6 1 (0.47%) XMPP
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
6 1 (0.47%) WPF
6 1 (0.47%) Qt
6 1 (0.47%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.04%) Mathematics
3 32 (15.09%) Firmware
4 27 (12.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 24 (11.32%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (8.96%) VHDL
7 16 (7.55%) DTV
8 14 (6.60%) Verilog
9 13 (6.13%) Management Information System
10 10 (4.72%) E-Learning
10 10 (4.72%) Animation
11 9 (4.25%) Physics
11 9 (4.25%) Chip and PIN
12 8 (3.77%) Device Driver
13 6 (2.83%) ASIC
13 6 (2.83%) Smart Meter
13 6 (2.83%) PKI
13 6 (2.83%) Cryptography
14 5 (2.36%) Smartphone
14 5 (2.36%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.09%) UNIX
2 25 (11.79%) Windows
3 24 (11.32%) Linux
4 16 (7.55%) Android
5 7 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.53%) Software Engineering
2 23 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.38%) Configuration Management
3 22 (10.38%) OO
3 22 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (7.55%) Programme Management
4 16 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (6.60%) Software Architecture
6 11 (5.19%) Change Management
7 10 (4.72%) UML
8 9 (4.25%) Validation
8 9 (4.25%) Project Management
8 9 (4.25%) Signal Processing
9 7 (3.30%) Information Security
9 7 (3.30%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.30%) ITIL
10 6 (2.83%) OOP
10 6 (2.83%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.83%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.30%) C
2 48 (22.64%) C++
3 32 (15.09%) Python
4 24 (11.32%) Perl
5 22 (10.38%) MATLAB
6 19 (8.96%) Java
7 14 (6.60%) SQL
7 14 (6.60%) Embedded C
8 13 (6.13%) C#
9 12 (5.66%) Assembly Language
10 6 (2.83%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.89%) PowerHouse
12 3 (1.42%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) Tcl
13 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (55.66%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) PhD
3 4 (1.89%) CISSP
4 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.94%) CCNA
5 2 (0.94%) MCSE
5 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) ISO 9000
2 5 (2.36%) JTAG
2 5 (2.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (7.55%) SAP
2 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.66%) Oracle
4 8 (3.77%) Sybase
5 7 (3.30%) Perforce
6 6 (2.83%) Cisco
7 5 (2.36%) EMC
8 3 (1.42%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 3 (1.42%) BT
9 2 (0.94%) Huawei
10 1 (0.47%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) Apple
10 1 (0.47%) NetApp
10 1 (0.47%) Nokia
10 1 (0.47%) Symbian
10 1 (0.47%) Juniper
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