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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.17% 6.67% 13.79%
As % of the General category 15.38% 28.57% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 27.08% 23.33% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 12
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £44,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Dartford

Electronics
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) Image Processing
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (28.57%) VHDL
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) CAE
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Military

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) 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 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (28.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Image Processing
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft