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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 125 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 34 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.13% 1.60% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 16
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £31,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
1593 1439 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.67% 45.41% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 905 902 878
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Edinburgh +6 15 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Glasgow +4 11 £42,500 - 1
Aberdeen +7 4 £35,000 -0.70%
Fife +2 2 £31,250 - 3
West Lothian - 2 - - 2
Dundee +9 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (50.85%) Windows
1 30 (50.85%) Degree
2 28 (47.46%) C++
2 28 (47.46%) .NET
3 24 (40.68%) UNIX
4 23 (38.98%) Manufacturing
4 23 (38.98%) C#
4 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
5 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
5 22 (37.29%) C
5 22 (37.29%) Linux
6 21 (35.59%) SAP
6 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
6 21 (35.59%) Finance
6 21 (35.59%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (35.59%) DTV
6 21 (35.59%) Programme Management
6 21 (35.59%) Marketing
6 21 (35.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (35.59%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) Subversion
7 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
8 17 (28.81%) MFC
8 17 (28.81%) STL
8 17 (28.81%) VC++
8 17 (28.81%) OOP
8 17 (28.81%) Ethernet
8 17 (28.81%) OpenGL
8 17 (28.81%) TDD

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (8.47%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (35.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) X.509
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) IPsec
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) NAS
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) DTS
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) QlikView
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Subversion
1 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (38.98%) Manufacturing
2 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Development Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Software Development Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Development Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Junior
7 2 (3.39%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) MFC
2 17 (28.81%) STL
2 17 (28.81%) OpenGL
2 17 (28.81%) WPF
2 17 (28.81%) Qt
2 17 (28.81%) Direct3D
3 7 (11.86%) XML
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) HTML
5 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.39%) XSLT
8 1 (1.69%) XSL
8 1 (1.69%) JGroups
8 1 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) JSON
8 1 (1.69%) AppFabric
8 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
2 21 (35.59%) DTV
3 17 (28.81%) Mathematics
3 17 (28.81%) Visualisation
3 17 (28.81%) CUDA
4 5 (8.47%) Open Source
5 4 (6.78%) SystemC
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 2 (3.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) VHDL
7 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) UNIX
3 22 (37.29%) Linux
4 7 (11.86%) Android
5 3 (5.08%) Windows CE
5 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) CentOS
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 2 (3.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.69%) Fedora
7 1 (1.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.59%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (35.59%) Programme Management
2 21 (35.59%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) OOP
4 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 17 (28.81%) Unit Testing
4 17 (28.81%) Software Architecture
4 17 (28.81%) 3D Visualisation
5 16 (27.12%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.39%) Change Management
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.69%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C++
2 23 (38.98%) C#
3 22 (37.29%) C
4 17 (28.81%) VC++
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
7 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
8 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.39%) XPath
10 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.39%) XQuery
10 2 (3.39%) Java
11 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.69%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) PHP
11 1 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (1.69%) Python
11 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) HND
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) KVM
2 1 (1.69%) RHEV
2 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) CommVault
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) Brocade
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter
5 1 (1.69%) Vertica
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