The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 68 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 15 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.07% 3.16% 1.31%
As % of the General category 7.73% 8.12% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 9
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £24,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £39,400 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 308 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.83% 38.89% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 161 248 172
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Electronics
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Electronics Salary Trend in the North East

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the North East

Electronics
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Durham -5 10 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (73.33%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (40.00%) C
4 11 (36.67%) EMC
5 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Firmware
7 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
8 7 (23.33%) MS Project
8 7 (23.33%) ISO 9000
8 7 (23.33%) LabVIEW
8 7 (23.33%) Qt
8 7 (23.33%) QA
8 7 (23.33%) Six Sigma
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) VHDL
10 3 (10.00%) Verilog
10 3 (10.00%) IEC 61508
11 2 (6.67%) Automotive
11 2 (6.67%) Legal
11 2 (6.67%) MySQL
12 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
12 1 (3.33%) MCP
12 1 (3.33%) .NET

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
1 7 (23.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) GPRS
1 1 (3.33%) GSM
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Design Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Project Leader
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate
9 1 (3.33%) Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Design Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) PC Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Qt
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.00%) VHDL
2 3 (10.00%) Verilog
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Six Sigma
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C
2 9 (30.00%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO 9000
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) EMC
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) BT
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