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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 95 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 14 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.16% 0.98%
As % of the General category 1.79% 0.30% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 12
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,750 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £41,750 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
782 661 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.38% 52.25% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 489 425 405
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (86.96%) C++
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 19 (82.61%) C
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
3 18 (78.26%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (73.91%) TDD
4 17 (73.91%) Subversion
4 17 (73.91%) MFC
4 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
4 17 (73.91%) VC++
4 17 (73.91%) STL
4 17 (73.91%) UNIX
4 17 (73.91%) OOP
4 17 (73.91%) OpenGL
4 17 (73.91%) Ethernet
4 17 (73.91%) WPF
4 17 (73.91%) Unit Testing
4 17 (73.91%) Qt
4 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
4 17 (73.91%) Software Architecture
4 17 (73.91%) CUDA
4 17 (73.91%) Direct3D
4 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
4 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
5 13 (56.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
1 17 (73.91%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) MFC
2 17 (73.91%) STL
2 17 (73.91%) OpenGL
2 17 (73.91%) WPF
2 17 (73.91%) Qt
2 17 (73.91%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
2 17 (73.91%) Visualisation
2 17 (73.91%) CUDA
2 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) VHDL
4 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) OOP
3 17 (73.91%) Unit Testing
3 17 (73.91%) Software Architecture
3 17 (73.91%) 3D Visualisation
4 13 (56.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 19 (82.61%) C
3 18 (78.26%) C#
4 17 (73.91%) VC++
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) NetApp
1 1 (4.35%) Perforce
1 1 (4.35%) VMware
1 1 (4.35%) Brocade
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