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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 68 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 53 64 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.95% 4.10% 4.04%
As % of the General category 7.60% 13.82% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 58
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
697 463 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.83% 29.64% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 489 387 479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 77 (52.03%) Degree
2 52 (35.14%) C
3 48 (32.43%) Wireless
4 47 (31.76%) Software Engineering
5 40 (27.03%) Computer Science
6 37 (25.00%) C++
7 34 (22.97%) Telecoms
8 31 (20.95%) UNIX
9 29 (19.59%) Manufacturing
10 28 (18.92%) Windows
11 26 (17.57%) Marketing
12 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
13 21 (14.19%) MS Office
14 20 (13.51%) Python
14 20 (13.51%) Embedded C
15 18 (12.16%) MATLAB
15 18 (12.16%) Military
15 18 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (12.16%) Mathematics
16 17 (11.49%) Finance
17 16 (10.81%) OO
17 16 (10.81%) Linux
18 15 (10.14%) Java
18 15 (10.14%) SAP
18 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
18 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (10.14%) DTV
18 15 (10.14%) Programme Management
18 15 (10.14%) Digital Marketing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.35%) Lync
3 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.35%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) MS Office
2 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.05%) Simulink
4 4 (2.70%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 15 (10.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.43%) Wireless
2 6 (4.05%) GPRS
2 6 (4.05%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) Broadband
4 3 (2.03%) 3G
4 3 (2.03%) Firewall
4 3 (2.03%) GSM
5 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.35%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.35%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.68%) TETRA
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.03%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 29 (19.59%) Manufacturing
3 26 (17.57%) Marketing
4 18 (12.16%) Military
5 17 (11.49%) Finance
6 9 (6.08%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.70%) Automotive
8 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Software Engineer
2 21 (14.19%) Author
2 21 (14.19%) Technical Author
3 12 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (6.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Team Leader
5 9 (6.08%) Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Electronics Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) Senior Technical Author
7 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Junior
8 6 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) DSP Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Customer Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) J2EE
2 9 (6.08%) HTML
3 8 (5.41%) .NET
3 8 (5.41%) XML
3 8 (5.41%) XSLT
4 5 (3.38%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.38%) DirectX
4 5 (3.38%) Direct3D
4 5 (3.38%) OpenCL
4 5 (3.38%) OpenGL ES
4 5 (3.38%) Direct3D Mobile
5 2 (1.35%) MFC
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.16%) Mathematics
2 18 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (10.14%) DTV
4 12 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (8.11%) Algorithms
5 11 (7.43%) Physics
6 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.76%) Chip and PIN
7 8 (5.41%) Cryptography
7 8 (5.41%) PKI
7 8 (5.41%) Smartphone
8 6 (4.05%) Smart Meter
8 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
8 6 (4.05%) Device Driver
9 5 (3.38%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (3.38%) VHDL
9 5 (3.38%) GPGPU
9 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) UNIX
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 16 (10.81%) Linux
4 9 (6.08%) Android
5 6 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.76%) Software Engineering
2 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
3 16 (10.81%) OO
4 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (10.14%) Programme Management
4 15 (10.14%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.08%) Information Security
8 8 (5.41%) Content Management
8 8 (5.41%) Change Management
8 8 (5.41%) ITIL
8 8 (5.41%) Coaching
9 7 (4.73%) Signal Processing
9 7 (4.73%) Project Management
9 7 (4.73%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.05%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.05%) UML
10 6 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.14%) C
2 37 (25.00%) C++
3 20 (13.51%) Python
3 20 (13.51%) Embedded C
4 18 (12.16%) MATLAB
5 15 (10.14%) Java
6 14 (9.46%) SQL
7 12 (8.11%) Perl
7 12 (8.11%) C#
8 7 (4.73%) Assembly Language
9 6 (4.05%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (52.03%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) PhD
3 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.03%) CISSP
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.35%) CCNA
5 2 (1.35%) MCSE
5 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.05%) SLA
3 5 (3.38%) JTAG
4 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Firmware
2 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) SAP
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Sybase
4 6 (4.05%) Cisco
5 5 (3.38%) EMC
6 2 (1.35%) Perforce
6 2 (1.35%) Huawei
7 1 (0.68%) SolidWorks
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