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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 91 98 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 16 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.37% 0.49% 1.16%
As % of the General category 4.00% 1.36% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £46,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
400 440 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.36% 35.71% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 344 388 202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £65,000
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 December 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 December 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
Rochester - 6 £37,500 -
Dartford -15 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dover - 1 £65,000 - 1
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
3 15 (51.72%) UML
4 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) OO
5 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
6 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
6 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) WCF
6 8 (27.59%) WPF
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Simulink
8 6 (20.69%) OOD
8 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
8 6 (20.69%) C
9 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
10 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
10 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) SAP
10 4 (13.79%) C++
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) DTV

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Simulink
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
2 8 (27.59%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Military
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) WCF
1 8 (27.59%) WPF
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) DTV
1 4 (13.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) VHDL
3 1 (3.45%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) UML
3 9 (31.03%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) Software Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) OOD
6 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
7 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
9 2 (6.90%) Line Management
9 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.90%) Network Management
9 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) C
2 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
3 4 (13.79%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.90%) Ada
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Atmel
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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