The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 80 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 10 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.82% 3.15%
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.02% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 18
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £42,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Electronics
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
554 445 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.53% 40.31% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 388 354 352
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Electronics
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Essex

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Essex

Electronics
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Chelmsford -12 2 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Basildon -6 1 £65,000 +49.42%
Colchester - 1 £30,000 -
Electronics
East of England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) C
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) VB
6 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 6 (22.22%) LabVIEW
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) Military
7 5 (18.52%) Physics
7 5 (18.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (14.81%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Telematics
8 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
8 4 (14.81%) Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Mechatronics
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Logistics
8 4 (14.81%) SSH

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) SSH
2 4 (14.81%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Military
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Avionics
5 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 2 (7.41%) Automotive
6 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
3 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Support
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Telematics Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (18.52%) Physics
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Telematics
2 4 (14.81%) Mechatronics
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Logistics
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
3 4 (14.81%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) CAD
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C
2 7 (25.93%) VB
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) PhD
4 3 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) HNC
5 2 (7.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) JTAG
1 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Intel
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
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