The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 24 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 224 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 20 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.76% 1.60% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 30
Average salary £32,163 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.65% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2629 2619 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.32% 35.99% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1959 2078 2023
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Electronics
England

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Electronics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Electronics Salary Trend in the North West

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the North West

Electronics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 16 £32,163 -19.08% 1
Cheshire +8 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Cumbria - 1 £38,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 7 (19.44%) Marketing
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) Communications Security
5 6 (16.67%) Military
5 6 (16.67%) Information Management
6 5 (13.89%) Firmware
6 5 (13.89%) C
6 5 (13.89%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) HTML
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) MySQL
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
6 5 (13.89%) CSS
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) Validation
7 4 (11.11%) CMMI
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
7 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (11.11%) Product Management
7 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Modbus
2 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.78%) FxCop
5 1 (2.78%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (19.44%) Marketing
3 6 (16.67%) Military
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.56%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) Finance
6 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Product Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Ninject
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) Grails
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
2 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.78%) CPLD
4 1 (2.78%) ASIC
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Workflow
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Communications Security
3 6 (16.67%) Information Management
4 5 (13.89%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) CMMI
5 4 (11.11%) Product Management
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Unified Process
7 2 (5.56%) SEO
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
1 5 (13.89%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) VB6
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) Tcl
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) HND
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) RHCE
2 2 (5.56%) PMP
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Wonderware
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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