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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 86 98 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 8 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 1.24% 2.04%
As % of the General category 2.69% 4.45% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 20
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
297 337 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.26% 27.78% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 267 283 470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 +4 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 - 4
Dover - 1 £47,500 - 2
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (60.87%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) UML
4 8 (34.78%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
6 6 (26.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (21.74%) VHDL
7 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) OOD
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) WCF
7 5 (21.74%) WPF
7 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Image Processing
8 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
8 4 (17.39%) Simulink
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Atmel
9 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WCF
1 5 (21.74%) WPF
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (21.74%) VHDL
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) DTV
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Streaming Media
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
4 5 (21.74%) Software Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Image Processing
6 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) CAE
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) MVC
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Test Management
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
4 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.70%) Ada
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Atmel
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Renesas
4 1 (4.35%) HP
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago