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 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 83 89 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 13 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 0.56% 2.94%
As % of the General category 3.46% 1.48% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
376 406 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.71% 37.94% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 267 335 244
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -9 2 - - 1
Dover - 1 £65,000 - 1
Rochester - 1 - -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (57.69%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 9 (34.62%) C
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) Marketing
6 5 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (19.23%) Finnish Language
6 5 (19.23%) French Language
6 5 (19.23%) German Language
6 5 (19.23%) Italian Language
6 5 (19.23%) Swedish Language
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
6 5 (19.23%) WPF
6 5 (19.23%) Graphic Design
6 5 (19.23%) Atmel
6 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 5 (19.23%) InDesign
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) Adobe
6 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
7 4 (15.38%) DTV
7 4 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) C++

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) InDesign
2 3 (11.54%) PageMaker
2 3 (11.54%) FrameMaker
2 3 (11.54%) CorelDRAW
2 3 (11.54%) Acrobat
2 3 (11.54%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.85%) Simulink
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Finnish Language
3 5 (19.23%) French Language
3 5 (19.23%) German Language
3 5 (19.23%) Italian Language
3 5 (19.23%) Swedish Language
4 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (3.85%) Military
6 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Author
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Author
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Technical Author
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) WCF
1 5 (19.23%) WPF
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (19.23%) Graphic Design
2 4 (15.38%) DTV
2 4 (15.38%) VHDL
3 3 (11.54%) Firmware
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) UML
2 6 (23.08%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) OOD
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Image Processing
5 3 (11.54%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded C++
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Adobe
2 5 (19.23%) Atmel
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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