The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 98 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 6 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.56% 1.14% 1.62%
As % of the General category 1.54% 3.06% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 20
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Electronics
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
389 359 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.25% 37.28% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 334 319 310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Electronics
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Kent

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Kent

Electronics
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Tonbridge - 3 £52,500 -
Dartford -4 1 - -
Sandwich - 1 £50,000 - 1
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
4 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (28.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (28.00%) Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (24.00%) Internal Audit
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
5 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (24.00%) Information Security
6 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) OrCAD
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) RS-232
2 2 (8.00%) RS-485
3 1 (4.00%) GPRS
3 1 (4.00%) GSM
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Military
4 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Avionics
5 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Information Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Security Manager
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) WCF
3 3 (12.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) Qt
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) CPLD
3 2 (8.00%) Verilog
3 2 (8.00%) VHDL
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Internal Audit
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Security Management
4 5 (20.00%) Threat Management
5 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (8.00%) Android Development
7 2 (8.00%) CAD
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CISM
2 6 (24.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Atmel
4 1 (4.00%) Altera
4 1 (4.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Xilinx
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