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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 226 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 24 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.25% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 33
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
3015 2245 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.93% 33.05% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 1821 2356
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Manchester -16 7 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Cheshire -19 4 £44,500 +18.66% 2
Lancashire - 4 £50,000 - 5
Cumbria - 3 £21,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Firmware
3 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) Marketing
4 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (19.44%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (19.44%) DTV
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) C
7 5 (13.89%) J2EE
7 5 (13.89%) QA
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Games
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (8.33%) WPF

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) Liferay
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) GPRS
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) BODI
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.56%) Mockito
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Gradle
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) FxCop
3 1 (2.78%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
3 1 (2.78%) WATIR
3 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (13.89%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Graduate
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) J2EE
3 4 (11.11%) WCF
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) JDBC
5 2 (5.56%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) Servlets
5 2 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (5.56%) J2SE
5 2 (5.56%) JSF
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) Java EE
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) MyBatis
5 2 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.78%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) DTV
2 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.78%) Informatics
4 1 (2.78%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) UML
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (19.44%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Wonderware
2 1 (2.78%) Altera
2 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
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