The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 118 132 166
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 54 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.70% 1.26% 0.82%
As % of the General category 5.31% 3.18% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Electronics
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1016 1258 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.94% 39.51% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 707 982 867
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Electronics
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Electronics Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Electronics
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Derbyshire -15 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +15 12 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Northamptonshire -1 12 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Leicestershire +9 11 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Lincolnshire +1 6 £40,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 53 (46.49%) C
2 51 (44.74%) EMC
3 47 (41.23%) Automotive
4 43 (37.72%) Degree
5 41 (35.96%) Manufacturing
6 37 (32.46%) Firmware
6 37 (32.46%) Software Engineering
7 28 (24.56%) Embedded C
8 22 (19.30%) C++
8 22 (19.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 21 (18.42%) Assembly Language
9 21 (18.42%) MATLAB
9 21 (18.42%) Schematic Capture
10 19 (16.67%) Windows
11 18 (15.79%) VB
11 18 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (14.91%) Simulink
12 17 (14.91%) CAD
13 16 (14.04%) Physics
13 16 (14.04%) RS-485
14 15 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (13.16%) RS-232
15 14 (12.28%) CPLD
15 14 (12.28%) Linux
16 13 (11.40%) Validation
16 13 (11.40%) Embedded Software Development
17 12 (10.53%) RFID
17 12 (10.53%) Ethernet
17 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
18 10 (8.77%) VHDL

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (14.91%) Simulink
2 9 (7.89%) TargetLink
3 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.51%) MS Office
5 3 (2.63%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP EHS
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) RS-485
2 15 (13.16%) RS-232
3 12 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 12 (10.53%) RFID
3 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.14%) FlexRay
5 6 (5.26%) Bluetooth
5 6 (5.26%) Wireless
6 5 (4.39%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.88%) Modbus
7 1 (0.88%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (41.23%) Automotive
2 41 (35.96%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.75%) Finance
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Electronics Engineer
2 34 (29.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (21.93%) Design Engineer
4 24 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 22 (19.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (11.40%) Embedded C Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Wireless Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) CAD Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) FPGA Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) OpenGL
1 2 (1.75%) Qt
1 2 (1.75%) WPF
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (14.04%) Physics
3 15 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (12.28%) CPLD
5 10 (8.77%) VHDL
6 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.26%) Device Driver
6 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.39%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.63%) Telematics
9 2 (1.75%) ASIC
10 1 (0.88%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Windows
2 14 (12.28%) Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.46%) Software Engineering
2 21 (18.42%) Schematic Capture
3 18 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (14.91%) CAD
5 13 (11.40%) Embedded Software Development
5 13 (11.40%) Validation
6 9 (7.89%) UML
7 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.26%) Line Management
7 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.26%) Project Management
8 5 (4.39%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (4.39%) Software Architecture
9 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.75%) Electronic Design Automation
10 2 (1.75%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.75%) Quality Management
10 2 (1.75%) Requirements Management
10 2 (1.75%) Time Management
10 2 (1.75%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) C
2 28 (24.56%) Embedded C
3 22 (19.30%) C++
4 21 (18.42%) Assembly Language
4 21 (18.42%) MATLAB
5 18 (15.79%) VB
6 8 (7.02%) C#
7 6 (5.26%) Python
8 5 (4.39%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.51%) Java
10 3 (2.63%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.88%) SQL
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (37.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) HND
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) MISRA
1 7 (6.14%) MISRA C
2 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.88%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 37 (32.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 51 (44.74%) EMC
2 6 (5.26%) Renesas
3 4 (3.51%) Freescale
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) Atmel
4 3 (2.63%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.63%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (2.63%) NEC
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.88%) Remedy
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