The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 94 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 16 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 0.27% 1.49%
As % of the General category 2.22% 0.51% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 17
Average salary £38,500 £39,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +15.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,650 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,638 £51,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
721 588 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.49% 53.55% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 459 302 434
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Electronics
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 21 (77.78%) Degree
3 20 (74.07%) Subversion
4 18 (66.67%) C
4 18 (66.67%) C++
4 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 17 (62.96%) Qt
5 17 (62.96%) C#
5 17 (62.96%) .NET
5 17 (62.96%) UNIX
5 17 (62.96%) OpenGL
6 16 (59.26%) MFC
6 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
6 16 (59.26%) VC++
6 16 (59.26%) Ethernet
6 16 (59.26%) Visualisation
6 16 (59.26%) CUDA
6 16 (59.26%) Direct3D
6 16 (59.26%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (59.26%) WPF
6 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
7 12 (44.44%) OOP
8 11 (40.74%) STL
8 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (14.81%) TDD

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Ethernet
2 3 (11.11%) TACACS
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) 802.11
3 2 (7.41%) LTE
3 2 (7.41%) OFDM
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Subversion
2 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) VisualWorks
3 1 (3.70%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Qt
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
1 17 (62.96%) OpenGL
2 16 (59.26%) MFC
2 16 (59.26%) Direct3D
2 16 (59.26%) WPF
3 11 (40.74%) STL
4 3 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Visualisation
2 16 (59.26%) CUDA
3 4 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (11.11%) PKI
5 2 (7.41%) Physics
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
6 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Social Media
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) 3D Visualisation
2 16 (59.26%) Unit Testing
3 12 (44.44%) OOP
4 11 (40.74%) Software Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) OWASP
6 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Pattern Recognition
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C
1 18 (66.67%) C++
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) VC++
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) F5
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
1 3 (11.11%) Sun
1 3 (11.11%) Juniper
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
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