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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 68 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 13 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 1.65% 0.54%
As % of the General category 5.46% 4.72% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
238 254 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.13% 34.94% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 202 213 185
Average salary £38,250 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £24,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 10 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Tyne and Wear -14 2 £26,000 -31.12%
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) Project Management
3 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
4 12 (41.38%) MS Project
4 12 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (31.03%) C
6 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (27.59%) EMC
6 8 (27.59%) QA
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (24.14%) Six Sigma
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) C++
9 5 (17.24%) UNIX
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Qt
10 4 (13.79%) LabVIEW
10 4 (13.79%) Firmware
10 4 (13.79%) ISO 9000
11 3 (10.34%) VHDL
11 3 (10.34%) Verilog
11 3 (10.34%) IEC 61508
12 2 (6.90%) Legal
12 2 (6.90%) Marketing
12 2 (6.90%) Windows
13 1 (3.45%) UML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (41.38%) MS Project
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) GPRS
1 1 (3.45%) GSM
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 10 (34.48%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Project Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Qt
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) VHDL
3 3 (10.34%) Verilog
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Six Sigma
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C
2 6 (20.69%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) ISO 9000
3 3 (10.34%) IEC 61508
4 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) BT
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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