The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 115 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.56% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Electronics
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
802 711 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.65% 40.74% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 540 481 453
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Electronics
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Cheshire

Electronics
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Electronics
North West

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 6 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) HNC
4 4 (44.44%) HND
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
5 3 (33.33%) CAD
6 2 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) CodeWarrior
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (11.11%) WATIR
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) DHTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Mechatronics
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) HNC
2 4 (44.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (11.11%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
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