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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 94 103 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -37
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.19% 0.44% 1.42%
As % of the General category 3.54% 1.39% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +55.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
367 361 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.52% 32.09% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 324 323 221
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 -8 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Rochester - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -
Dover - 1 £65,000 - 2
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) UML
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Aerospace
4 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
5 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (30.43%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) OOD
6 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
6 6 (26.09%) Simulink
6 6 (26.09%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) WPF
7 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) C
8 4 (17.39%) Military
8 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (13.04%) Atmel
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.70%) Ada

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Simulink
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 8 (34.78%) Aerospace
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (17.39%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) WCF
1 6 (26.09%) WPF
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Streaming Media
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) OOD
6 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
7 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.35%) ITIL
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Release Management
9 1 (4.35%) CAD
9 1 (4.35%) CAE
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
3 5 (21.74%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Ada
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Atmel
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Renesas
Kent
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
BAE Systems
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago