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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 211 229 212
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 33 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.32% 0.76% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 33
Average salary £42,000 £32,163 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.58% -10.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
2507 2640 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.17% 37.60% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1970 2110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 0 14 £37,500 +16.59% 6
Cheshire +9 7 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Merseyside - 6 - -
Lancashire - 5 £29,500 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
2 29 (48.33%) Degree
3 20 (33.33%) C
4 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.00%) C++
5 16 (26.67%) .NET
5 16 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 16 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 16 (26.67%) Marketing
6 15 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 15 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 15 (25.00%) Finance
6 15 (25.00%) DTV
6 15 (25.00%) C#
6 15 (25.00%) SAP
6 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (21.67%) Windows
8 12 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 12 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (18.33%) Embedded C++
9 11 (18.33%) Firmware
9 11 (18.33%) OO
10 10 (16.67%) Java
10 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.00%) UML
12 8 (13.33%) Windows CE
12 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (5.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Liferay
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.00%) GPRS
3 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) NUnit
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Moq
3 4 (6.67%) PVCS
4 3 (5.00%) CodeWarrior
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Gradle
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) MSTest
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 16 (26.67%) Manufacturing
1 16 (26.67%) Marketing
2 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.67%) jQuery
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (8.33%) Ninject
5 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.33%) VXML
6 3 (5.00%) HTML
7 2 (3.33%) MFC
8 1 (1.67%) SignalR
8 1 (1.67%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.67%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.67%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 15 (25.00%) DTV
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.33%) Device Driver
4 8 (13.33%) Physics
5 5 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 5 (8.33%) IVR
6 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.33%) VHDL
8 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (3.33%) NHS
8 2 (3.33%) CPLD
9 1 (1.67%) Open Source
9 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows CE
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 15 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) UML
8 8 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) MVC
10 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.33%) Signal Processing
11 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
11 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) C
2 18 (30.00%) C++
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 11 (18.33%) Embedded C++
6 10 (16.67%) Java
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 3 (5.00%) OCaml
9 3 (5.00%) Haskell
9 3 (5.00%) Erlang
9 3 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 3 (5.00%) Lisp
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) Clojure
10 1 (1.67%) Groovy
10 1 (1.67%) Ada
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) HNC
2 5 (8.33%) HND
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Facebook
3 3 (5.00%) Twitter
3 3 (5.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (3.33%) EMC
4 2 (3.33%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.67%) Talend
5 1 (1.67%) Vertica
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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