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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 84 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 11 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 1.65% 1.90%
As % of the General category 3.14% 5.39% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 21
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
350 371 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.50% 30.61% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 310 306 512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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
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 1 May 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
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
Dover - 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 9 (37.50%) C
4 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (20.83%) Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) VHDL
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
6 5 (20.83%) DTV
6 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) SAP
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) OOD
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) WCF
7 4 (16.67%) WPF
7 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
8 3 (12.50%) Atmel
8 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Military
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) WCF
1 4 (16.67%) WPF
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (20.83%) VHDL
2 5 (20.83%) DTV
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) OOD
5 4 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) CAE
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Atmel
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Renesas
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