The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 55 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.76% 0.44% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.95% 1.40% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Electronics
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
154 143 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.79% 31.78% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 130 131 115
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £23,055
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Electronics
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Leicester region.

Electronics Salary Trend in Leicester

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) MFC
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (50.00%) Perforce
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
2 1 (12.50%) EMC