The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 126 142 140
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 35 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.08% 0.96% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 18
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,900 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Electronics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1681 1359 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.69% 43.95% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 839 841
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Electronics
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Scotland region.

Electronics Salary Trend in Scotland

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Electronics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Glasgow +5 14 £39,625 -
Edinburgh -1 12 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Aberdeen +8 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Fife - 2 £31,250 -
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Aberdeenshire 0 1 - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (52.70%) C++
2 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
3 34 (45.95%) Degree
4 29 (39.19%) Windows
4 29 (39.19%) Linux
5 25 (33.78%) C
6 24 (32.43%) .NET
7 23 (31.08%) UNIX
8 21 (28.38%) C#
8 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
9 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
10 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing
11 17 (22.97%) Finance
11 17 (22.97%) Subversion
11 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
12 16 (21.62%) SAP
12 16 (21.62%) MFC
12 16 (21.62%) STL
12 16 (21.62%) OOP
12 16 (21.62%) VC++
12 16 (21.62%) Ethernet
12 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (21.62%) OpenGL
12 16 (21.62%) Programme Management
12 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
12 16 (21.62%) DTV
12 16 (21.62%) Marketing
12 16 (21.62%) WPF
12 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
12 16 (21.62%) SAP Oil and Gas

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (4.05%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (21.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.76%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 2 (2.70%) Firewall
5 2 (2.70%) IPsec
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.35%) TACACS
6 1 (1.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) DTS
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) QlikView
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
1 17 (22.97%) Subversion
General
1 19 (25.68%) Manufacturing
2 17 (22.97%) Finance
3 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Software Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Software Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Development Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Software Development Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Support Supervisor
8 2 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) MFC
2 16 (21.62%) OpenGL
2 16 (21.62%) STL
2 16 (21.62%) WPF
2 16 (21.62%) Qt
2 16 (21.62%) Direct3D
3 5 (6.76%) XML
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) SOAP
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) LAMP
5 1 (1.35%) WinForms
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
5 1 (1.35%) XSL
5 1 (1.35%) JGroups
5 1 (1.35%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (27.03%) Mathematics
3 16 (21.62%) DTV
3 16 (21.62%) Visualisation
3 16 (21.62%) CUDA
4 12 (16.22%) SystemC
5 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (6.76%) VHDL
6 5 (6.76%) Open Source
7 4 (5.41%) Verilog
7 4 (5.41%) Physics
8 2 (2.70%) PKI
8 2 (2.70%) Firmware
9 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.35%) CPLD
9 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
1 29 (39.19%) Linux
2 23 (31.08%) UNIX
3 15 (20.27%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) HPUX
6 1 (1.35%) SUSE
6 1 (1.35%) Fedora
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
2 16 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (21.62%) Software Architecture
2 16 (21.62%) OOP
2 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (21.62%) Programme Management
2 16 (21.62%) 3D Visualisation
3 14 (18.92%) TDD
4 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
5 4 (5.41%) Video Processing
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) C++
2 25 (33.78%) C
3 21 (28.38%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) VC++
5 12 (16.22%) SQL
6 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (5.41%) Tcl
9 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.70%) Java
10 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Python
11 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) GIAC
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.35%) KVM
2 1 (1.35%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) SAP
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.41%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.05%) VMware
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) Vertica
5 1 (1.35%) Sun
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) Juniper
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) Brocade
5 1 (1.35%) F5
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