The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 11 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.04% 1.63% 4.30%
As % of the General category 8.66% 3.00% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 12
Average salary £26,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.36% -8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
Electronics
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
127 100 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 46.69% 54.35% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 112 83 106
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Electronics
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cheltenham region.

Electronics Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (52.94%) C++
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) Firmware
4 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
5 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Physics
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automotive
7 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Junior
2 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Software Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior C++ Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared