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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 46 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 77 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.18% 3.58% 3.24%
As % of the General category 11.10% 11.09% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 41
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
694 514 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.70% 32.29% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 516 425 390
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,650 £30,885
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 115 (57.21%) Degree
2 80 (39.80%) Wireless
3 55 (27.36%) C
4 47 (23.38%) Software Engineering
5 45 (22.39%) Computer Science
6 41 (20.40%) C++
7 36 (17.91%) Telecoms
8 35 (17.41%) Python
9 34 (16.92%) Marketing
10 33 (16.42%) Mathematics
10 33 (16.42%) Manufacturing
11 31 (15.42%) UNIX
12 29 (14.43%) Firmware
13 28 (13.93%) Perl
14 26 (12.94%) Windows
15 24 (11.94%) Bluetooth
15 24 (11.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (10.95%) MATLAB
17 22 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (10.95%) Linux
17 22 (10.95%) MS Office
17 22 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (10.45%) Configuration Management
19 20 (9.95%) Finance
20 19 (9.45%) Java
21 18 (8.96%) SAP
21 18 (8.96%) OO
21 18 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (8.96%) DTV

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.98%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 6 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) MS Office
2 12 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.99%) FrameMaker
3 6 (2.99%) Simulink
3 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.50%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 18 (8.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 80 (39.80%) Wireless
2 24 (11.94%) Bluetooth
3 22 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.48%) UWB
5 7 (3.48%) GPRS
6 6 (2.99%) GSM
6 6 (2.99%) Internet
7 4 (1.99%) TETRA
7 4 (1.99%) Firewall
7 4 (1.99%) Broadband
8 3 (1.49%) 3G
8 3 (1.49%) 802.11
8 3 (1.49%) NFC
9 2 (1.00%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.50%) SNMP
10 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.50%) VPN
10 1 (0.50%) LAN
10 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (17.91%) Telecoms
2 34 (16.92%) Marketing
3 33 (16.42%) Manufacturing
4 20 (9.95%) Finance
5 16 (7.96%) Military
6 9 (4.48%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.49%) Automotive
8 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.91%) Software Engineer
2 23 (11.44%) Author
2 23 (11.44%) Technical Author
3 21 (10.45%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (5.97%) Design Engineer
4 12 (5.97%) Junior
5 11 (5.47%) Developer
5 11 (5.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (4.98%) Team Leader
7 9 (4.48%) Senior Technical Author
8 8 (3.98%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.98%) Architect
9 7 (3.48%) Senior Architect
9 7 (3.48%) Senior Design Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.99%) DSP Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.97%) J2EE
2 10 (4.98%) XML
2 10 (4.98%) .NET
3 5 (2.49%) OpenGL
3 5 (2.49%) DirectX
3 5 (2.49%) Direct3D
3 5 (2.49%) OpenCL
3 5 (2.49%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (2.49%) Direct3D Mobile
4 4 (1.99%) HTML
5 3 (1.49%) XSLT
6 2 (1.00%) MFC
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
7 1 (0.50%) WinForms
7 1 (0.50%) XMPP
7 1 (0.50%) WCF
7 1 (0.50%) WPF
7 1 (0.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.39%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.42%) Mathematics
3 29 (14.43%) Firmware
4 24 (11.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 18 (8.96%) DTV
5 18 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (6.97%) VHDL
7 13 (6.47%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.98%) Verilog
8 10 (4.98%) Chip and PIN
9 8 (3.98%) Physics
9 8 (3.98%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.99%) Smart Meter
10 6 (2.99%) Animation
10 6 (2.99%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.99%) PKI
10 6 (2.99%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.99%) E-Learning
10 6 (2.99%) Blackberry
11 5 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.42%) UNIX
2 26 (12.94%) Windows
3 22 (10.95%) Linux
4 12 (5.97%) Android
5 6 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.38%) Software Engineering
2 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (10.45%) Configuration Management
5 18 (8.96%) OO
5 18 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.96%) Programme Management
5 18 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (6.47%) Software Architecture
7 11 (5.47%) Change Management
8 9 (4.48%) Validation
8 9 (4.48%) Signal Processing
9 8 (3.98%) ITIL
10 7 (3.48%) UML
10 7 (3.48%) Project Management
10 7 (3.48%) Information Security
10 7 (3.48%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.36%) C
2 41 (20.40%) C++
3 35 (17.41%) Python
4 28 (13.93%) Perl
5 22 (10.95%) MATLAB
6 19 (9.45%) Java
7 17 (8.46%) Embedded C
8 15 (7.46%) SQL
9 13 (6.47%) Assembly Language
10 12 (5.97%) C#
11 6 (2.99%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.49%) Tcl
12 3 (1.49%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 115 (57.21%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) PhD
3 4 (1.99%) CISSP
4 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) MCSE
5 2 (1.00%) CCNA
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) CISM
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) ISO 9000
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) JTAG
3 3 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (8.96%) SAP
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) Oracle
4 8 (3.98%) Sybase
5 7 (3.48%) Cisco
6 6 (2.99%) Perforce
6 6 (2.99%) EMC
7 3 (1.49%) BT
8 2 (1.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (1.00%) Huawei
9 1 (0.50%) Juniper
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.50%) SonicWALL
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