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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 87 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 12 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.71% 2.51% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 10
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
701 638 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.96% 45.87% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 392 429 344
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 19 (90.48%) C#
2 19 (90.48%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) OpenGL
2 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
3 18 (85.71%) WPF
3 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Qt
3 18 (85.71%) Visualisation
3 18 (85.71%) Software Architecture
3 18 (85.71%) CUDA
3 18 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 18 (85.71%) Subversion
3 18 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 18 (85.71%) OOP
3 18 (85.71%) VC++
3 18 (85.71%) MFC
3 18 (85.71%) Visual Studio
3 18 (85.71%) STL
3 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 18 (85.71%) Mathematics
3 18 (85.71%) Direct3D
3 18 (85.71%) 3D Visualisation
3 18 (85.71%) Linear Algebra
3 18 (85.71%) C

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 18 (85.71%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Software Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
1 19 (90.48%) OpenGL
2 18 (85.71%) MFC
2 18 (85.71%) STL
2 18 (85.71%) WPF
2 18 (85.71%) Qt
2 18 (85.71%) Direct3D
3 1 (4.76%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 18 (85.71%) CUDA
2 18 (85.71%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 18 (85.71%) OOP
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
2 18 (85.71%) Software Architecture
2 18 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 18 (85.71%) 3D Visualisation
2 18 (85.71%) Linear Algebra
3 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) C++
2 18 (85.71%) VC++
2 18 (85.71%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.76%) DO-254
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