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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 89 91 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 11 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% 0.36% 2.74%
As % of the General category 2.90% 1.02% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
379 394 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.01% 35.85% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 275 314 241
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
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
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 August 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 -10 1 - -
Dover - 1 - -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 12 (40.00%) InDesign
2 12 (40.00%) Adobe
2 12 (40.00%) Finnish Language
2 12 (40.00%) French Language
2 12 (40.00%) German Language
2 12 (40.00%) Italian Language
2 12 (40.00%) Swedish Language
3 9 (30.00%) C
3 9 (30.00%) Marketing
4 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Acrobat
5 6 (20.00%) RoboHelp
5 6 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
5 6 (20.00%) Publishing
5 6 (20.00%) PageMaker
5 6 (20.00%) FrameMaker
6 5 (16.67%) Atmel
6 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) VHDL
6 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 5 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) UML
7 4 (13.33%) C#

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 12 (40.00%) InDesign
2 6 (20.00%) Acrobat
2 6 (20.00%) RoboHelp
2 6 (20.00%) PageMaker
2 6 (20.00%) FrameMaker
2 6 (20.00%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Wireless
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (40.00%) Finnish Language
2 12 (40.00%) French Language
2 12 (40.00%) German Language
2 12 (40.00%) Italian Language
2 12 (40.00%) Swedish Language
3 9 (30.00%) Marketing
4 6 (20.00%) Publishing
5 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Author
1 12 (40.00%) Technical Author
2 6 (20.00%) Junior
2 6 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior Technical Author
3 5 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) WCF
1 4 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 5 (16.67%) VHDL
2 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.00%) DTV
4 2 (6.67%) Firmware
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.33%) UML
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.67%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Adobe
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Atmel
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago