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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 231 194 141
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -53
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 10 44 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.60% 1.44%
As % of the General category 0.35% 1.56% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 54
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,950 £51,250 £43,200
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
2858 2812 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.16% 38.48% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2285 2187
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 July 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 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
Cheshire -5 5 £35,000 - 1
Manchester -23 4 £44,500 +42.40% 6
Lancashire 0 1 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (40.00%) Marketing
2 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) Information Management
4 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 8 (26.67%) Military
4 8 (26.67%) Communications Security
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.67%) Product Management
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) NUnit
7 5 (16.67%) WCF
7 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.33%) CMMI
8 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Liferay
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.67%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) NUnit
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.33%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) FxCop
4 3 (10.00%) StyleCop
4 3 (10.00%) Moq
4 3 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.33%) Mockito
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (40.00%) Marketing
2 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (26.67%) Military
4 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Product Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Photoshop Designer
3 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Designer
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) WCF
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) Ninject
4 3 (10.00%) LINQ
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) JSP
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) WPF
6 1 (3.33%) MyBatis
6 1 (3.33%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Java EE
6 1 (3.33%) Grails
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) CPLD
3 1 (3.33%) ASIC
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) Information Management
2 8 (26.67%) Communications Security
3 7 (23.33%) Workflow
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Product Management
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) CMMI
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Tcl
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) RHCE
2 2 (6.67%) HND
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Wonderware
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Sage
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
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