The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 89 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 17 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.20% 1.26% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 6
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £38,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Electronics
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 717 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.02% 48.32% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 340
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Electronics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Degree
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 17 (60.71%) Subversion
4 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
4 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
4 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
4 17 (60.71%) Visualisation
4 17 (60.71%) Software Architecture
4 17 (60.71%) Waterfall
4 17 (60.71%) 3D Visualisation
4 17 (60.71%) Linear Algebra
4 17 (60.71%) SDLC
4 17 (60.71%) STL
4 17 (60.71%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
4 17 (60.71%) C
4 17 (60.71%) C#
4 17 (60.71%) C++
4 17 (60.71%) MFC
4 17 (60.71%) OOP
4 17 (60.71%) VC++
4 17 (60.71%) Ethernet
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) UML
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) OpenGL
7 9 (32.14%) WinForms

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (14.29%) Lync
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (7.14%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) IPsec
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (14.29%) LDAP
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
1 17 (60.71%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Games
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Product Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
1 17 (60.71%) MFC
1 17 (60.71%) STL
2 9 (32.14%) WPF
2 9 (32.14%) Qt
2 9 (32.14%) Direct3D
2 9 (32.14%) OpenGL
2 9 (32.14%) WinForms
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
1 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
1 17 (60.71%) Visualisation
2 9 (32.14%) CUDA
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (25.00%) DTV
5 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) OOP
2 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Software Architecture
2 17 (60.71%) Waterfall
2 17 (60.71%) 3D Visualisation
2 17 (60.71%) Linear Algebra
2 17 (60.71%) SDLC
3 10 (35.71%) UML
4 8 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (28.57%) OOD
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C
1 17 (60.71%) C#
1 17 (60.71%) C++
1 17 (60.71%) VC++
2 4 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.57%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) NetApp
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
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