The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 87 86 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 15 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 0.38% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.21% 1.04% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
356 386 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.81% 36.76% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 288 304 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Electronics
South East

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 July 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 -14 2 - - 1
Dover - 1 - -
Electronics
South East

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 19 (54.29%) Manufacturing
3 16 (45.71%) InDesign
3 16 (45.71%) Adobe
3 16 (45.71%) Graphic Design
3 16 (45.71%) Finnish Language
3 16 (45.71%) French Language
3 16 (45.71%) German Language
3 16 (45.71%) Italian Language
3 16 (45.71%) Swedish Language
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Acrobat
5 10 (28.57%) CorelDRAW
5 10 (28.57%) RoboHelp
5 10 (28.57%) PageMaker
5 10 (28.57%) FrameMaker
6 9 (25.71%) C
6 9 (25.71%) Marketing
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Publishing
9 5 (14.29%) Atmel
9 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (14.29%) Wireless
9 5 (14.29%) VHDL
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
10 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.43%) UML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (45.71%) InDesign
2 10 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 10 (28.57%) RoboHelp
2 10 (28.57%) PageMaker
2 10 (28.57%) FrameMaker
2 10 (28.57%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Multicast
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (54.29%) Manufacturing
2 16 (45.71%) Finnish Language
2 16 (45.71%) French Language
2 16 (45.71%) German Language
2 16 (45.71%) Italian Language
2 16 (45.71%) Swedish Language
3 9 (25.71%) Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Publishing
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Author
1 16 (45.71%) Technical Author
2 6 (17.14%) Junior
2 6 (17.14%) Design Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Junior Technical Author
3 5 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) WCF
1 4 (11.43%) WPF
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Graphic Design
2 5 (14.29%) VHDL
2 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.57%) DTV
4 2 (5.71%) Firmware
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) MPEG
5 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) UML
3 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) OOD
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Image Processing
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Adobe
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Atmel
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
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