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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / North West
Rank 212 202 232
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 37 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.42% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 26
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £65,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
2085 2185 2742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.08% 39.34% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1807 2305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 27 £42,500 -36.09% 14
Lancashire - 6 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire +6 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 44 (44.00%) Manufacturing
2 42 (42.00%) Telecoms
3 37 (37.00%) Finance
3 37 (37.00%) C++
3 37 (37.00%) Marketing
4 36 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
4 36 (36.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 36 (36.00%) SAP
4 36 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (36.00%) Programme Management
5 31 (31.00%) Degree
6 29 (29.00%) C
7 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (17.00%) C#
10 16 (16.00%) SQL
11 15 (15.00%) Firmware
12 14 (14.00%) Java
12 14 (14.00%) .NET
13 13 (13.00%) Embedded C
13 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.00%) Project Management
14 12 (12.00%) MySQL
14 12 (12.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (12.00%) Linux
14 12 (12.00%) Validation
15 11 (11.00%) PHP
15 11 (11.00%) HTML
16 10 (10.00%) Scrum
16 10 (10.00%) Computer Science

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) FrameMaker
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (36.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) iTunes
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Wireless
2 3 (3.00%) DHCP
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) LAN
2 3 (3.00%) Modbus
2 3 (3.00%) RS-485
2 3 (3.00%) VoIP
2 3 (3.00%) WAN
2 3 (3.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.00%) Big Data
3 7 (7.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.00%) Power BI
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.00%) Impala
5 2 (2.00%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.00%) JIRA
4 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.00%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (44.00%) Manufacturing
2 42 (42.00%) Telecoms
3 37 (37.00%) Finance
3 37 (37.00%) Marketing
4 9 (9.00%) Multimedia
4 9 (9.00%) Retail
5 5 (5.00%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.00%) Military
7 1 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Author
6 9 (9.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Technical Author
6 9 (9.00%) Technical Author
7 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Graduate
8 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) HTML
3 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.00%) Middleware
5 5 (5.00%) STL
6 4 (4.00%) CSS
7 3 (3.00%) WCF
7 3 (3.00%) WF
7 3 (3.00%) WPF
8 2 (2.00%) Akka
8 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.00%) jQuery
8 2 (2.00%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.00%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (1.00%) Qt
9 1 (1.00%) RESTful
9 1 (1.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.00%) Physics
5 6 (6.00%) User Experience
6 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.00%) NHS
8 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.00%) Home Automation
9 2 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.00%) Blog
9 2 (2.00%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.00%) Economics
10 1 (1.00%) EPoS
10 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Unix
3 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Android
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
1 36 (36.00%) Programme Management
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.00%) Project Management
4 12 (12.00%) Validation
5 10 (10.00%) Scrum
6 8 (8.00%) Feasibility Study
7 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.00%) MVC
8 5 (5.00%) CAD
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps
8 5 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.00%) OO
8 5 (5.00%) TDD
9 4 (4.00%) Microscopy
9 4 (4.00%) Schematic Capture
9 4 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) C++
2 29 (29.00%) C
3 17 (17.00%) C#
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 14 (14.00%) Java
6 13 (13.00%) Embedded C
7 11 (11.00%) PHP
8 9 (9.00%) Embedded C++
8 9 (9.00%) VB
9 6 (6.00%) Apple Swift
9 6 (6.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (6.00%) Python
10 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.00%) VB6
11 1 (1.00%) Clojure
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (31.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) HNC
2 5 (5.00%) HND
3 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.00%) PMP
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) CISA
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) CRISC
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) ISO13485
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (36.00%) SAP
2 8 (8.00%) EMC
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.00%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter
7 1 (1.00%) Mentor Graphics
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