The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 27 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 6.17% 10.00% 13.04%
As % of the General category 17.24% 35.71% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Electronics
Kent

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

General Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 35.80% 28.00% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Electronics
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Dartford

Electronics
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) CAE
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Simulink
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) VHDL
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) CAE
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft