The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 50 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 34 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.99% 1.75% 3.02%
As % of the General category 10.59% 4.71% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 15
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Electronics
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
321 276 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 37.68% 37.20% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 223 208 160
Average salary £44,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Electronics
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Dorset

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Dorset

Electronics
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Poole - 16 £46,250 - 3
Bournemouth -9 1 £43,500 -
Electronics
South West

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
3 29 (49.15%) C
4 21 (35.59%) C++
5 17 (28.81%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) UML
7 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
7 14 (23.73%) Aerospace
8 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
8 12 (20.34%) C#
8 12 (20.34%) Java
8 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.64%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (18.64%) Firmware
10 10 (16.95%) MODAF
10 10 (16.95%) Scrum
10 10 (16.95%) V-Model
10 10 (16.95%) IEC 61508
11 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (15.25%) Embedded C
12 8 (13.56%) Finance
13 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (11.86%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (11.86%) Back Office
13 7 (11.86%) French Language
14 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
14 5 (8.47%) FTP
14 5 (8.47%) Project Management
14 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
14 5 (8.47%) HTML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (8.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
2 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.47%) FTP
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.47%) FogBugz
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.73%) Aerospace
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) French Language
3 7 (11.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Graduate
3 8 (13.56%) Junior
3 8 (13.56%) Junior Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Engineering Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
1 5 (8.47%) REST
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.64%) Firmware
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.47%) Open Source
4 5 (8.47%) Device Driver
5 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.78%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) UML
3 10 (16.95%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) MODAF
3 10 (16.95%) V-Model
4 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Time Management
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) Data Management
7 4 (6.78%) OO
8 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.69%) CAD
8 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) C
2 21 (35.59%) C++
3 12 (20.34%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Lua
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (84.75%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) TickIT
2 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) SAP
1 1 (1.69%) EMC
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