The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 24 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.33% 3.61% 1.80%
As % of the General category 5.00% 11.54% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Electronics
North East

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

General Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 46.51% 31.33% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 25
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Electronics
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Durham

Electronics
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) LabVIEW
2 12 (85.71%) C
2 12 (85.71%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) ISO 9000
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Qt
3 10 (71.43%) MS Project
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (57.14%) Firmware
4 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 10 (71.43%) MS Project
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Design Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
1 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
1 12 (85.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) EMC
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