The 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 215 226 218
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 27 14 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.21% 0.66%
As % of the General category 0.97% 0.62% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 37
Average salary £39,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2770 2262 2700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.72% 34.17% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 1820 2287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
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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
Lancashire +2 10 £46,250 +46.82% 2
Manchester -6 7 £37,500 - 7
Cumbria - 5 £21,000 -
Cheshire -2 2 £47,500 +40.74% 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 14 (34.15%) C++
3 13 (31.71%) Firmware
4 10 (24.39%) C
5 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
7 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) .NET
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 6 (14.63%) Embedded C++
8 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
8 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.20%) Games
9 5 (12.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (12.20%) Marketing
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) UML
9 5 (12.20%) DTV
9 5 (12.20%) SAP
9 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.76%) Android
10 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
10 4 (9.76%) Java

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.44%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) GPRS
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.44%) BODI
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) PVCS
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.44%) Mockito
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) Gradle
3 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) WATIR
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) J2EE
2 2 (4.88%) MFC
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) DHTML
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) JDBC
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) Servlets
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) J2SE
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) JSF
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
2 5 (12.20%) DTV
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Physics
4 3 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.88%) CPLD
5 2 (4.88%) VHDL
5 2 (4.88%) NHS
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.44%) PMI
6 1 (2.44%) Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Windows CE
5 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.20%) UML
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.88%) 3D Visualisation
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C++
2 10 (24.39%) C
3 7 (17.07%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
4 6 (14.63%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) HND
3 2 (4.88%) PhD
3 2 (4.88%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.44%) Altera
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
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