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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 216 234 210
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 28 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.27% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.06% 0.74% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 40
Average salary £39,000 £32,163 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2645 2556 2639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 36.94% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 1935 2124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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 +6 12 £37,500 +16.59% 5
Lancashire +12 5 £25,000 -20.63%
Cheshire +6 5 £47,500 +90.00% 5
Merseyside - 3 - - 2
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 25 (47.17%) Degree
3 20 (37.74%) C++
4 18 (33.96%) C
5 14 (26.42%) Firmware
6 12 (22.64%) Windows
6 12 (22.64%) C#
6 12 (22.64%) Mathematics
7 11 (20.75%) Embedded C
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) Embedded C++
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.09%) Physics
10 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
10 8 (15.09%) UML
10 8 (15.09%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) Java
10 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
10 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
11 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
11 7 (13.21%) Scrum
11 7 (13.21%) Marketing
12 6 (11.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 6 (11.32%) SAP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.66%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) GPRS
3 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) PVCS
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) CodeWarrior
3 2 (3.77%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Moq
4 1 (1.89%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) WATIR
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.77%) Ninject
4 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.77%) MFC
4 2 (3.77%) VXML
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) JSF
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) DHTML
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) JDBC
5 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.09%) Physics
3 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
4 6 (11.32%) DTV
5 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.77%) CPLD
7 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.77%) VHDL
7 2 (3.77%) IVR
7 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.77%) NHS
7 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows CE
4 5 (9.43%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.77%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) UML
3 8 (15.09%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
5 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.43%) Signal Processing
7 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
7 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) C++
2 18 (33.96%) C
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) Embedded C
5 10 (18.87%) Embedded C++
6 8 (15.09%) Java
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.66%) Python
9 3 (5.66%) Lisp
9 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 3 (5.66%) Haskell
9 3 (5.66%) Erlang
9 3 (5.66%) OCaml
9 3 (5.66%) Scala
10 1 (1.89%) Ada
10 1 (1.89%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) HNC
2 4 (7.55%) HND
3 2 (3.77%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.43%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Facebook
2 3 (5.66%) Twitter
2 3 (5.66%) EMC
3 2 (3.77%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.77%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Altera
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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