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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 18 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 7.83% 5.38% -
As % of the General category 19.57% 16.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
46 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 40.00% 33.08% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 12
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +129.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Project Management
3 13 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 12 (46.15%) MS Project
5 11 (42.31%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 8 (30.77%) C
6 8 (30.77%) EMC
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (26.92%) QA
7 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
7 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma
8 5 (19.23%) C++
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Qt
9 4 (15.38%) ISO 9000
9 4 (15.38%) UNIX
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Firmware
9 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) VHDL
10 3 (11.54%) Verilog
10 3 (11.54%) IEC 61508
11 2 (7.69%) Legal
12 1 (3.85%) Marketing
12 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
12 1 (3.85%) Subversion

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) MS Project
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (38.46%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Design Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Project Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) VHDL
3 3 (11.54%) Verilog
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) ISO 9000
3 3 (11.54%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) EMC
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35 - £38 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago