The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 143 150 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 25 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.31% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.55% 0.71% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 18
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £33,800 £13,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £100,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1611 1400 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.58% 43.25% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 867 816
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Electronics
UK

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 1 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 1 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 -2 9 £38,500 - 1
Edinburgh -10 8 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Aberdeen +14 3 £30,000 -16.66%
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £31,000 - 1
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (58.21%) C++
2 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
3 30 (44.78%) Windows
3 30 (44.78%) Degree
4 27 (40.30%) Linux
5 25 (37.31%) C
6 22 (32.84%) C#
6 22 (32.84%) .NET
7 20 (29.85%) UNIX
7 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
8 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
9 18 (26.87%) Subversion
10 17 (25.37%) OOP
10 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
11 16 (23.88%) MFC
11 16 (23.88%) VC++
11 16 (23.88%) STL
11 16 (23.88%) Ethernet
11 16 (23.88%) OpenGL
11 16 (23.88%) WPF
11 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
11 16 (23.88%) Android
11 16 (23.88%) Qt
11 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
11 16 (23.88%) Software Architecture
11 16 (23.88%) CUDA
11 16 (23.88%) Direct3D
11 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
12 13 (19.40%) Finance
12 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.48%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) LDAP
3 4 (5.97%) IPsec
3 4 (5.97%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) TACACS
4 3 (4.48%) HTTP
4 3 (4.48%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) X.509
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) DTS
3 1 (1.49%) QlikView
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Subversion
2 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) VisualWorks
3 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
1 13 (19.40%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.93%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.99%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Support Supervisor
9 1 (1.49%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) MFC
2 16 (23.88%) STL
2 16 (23.88%) OpenGL
2 16 (23.88%) WPF
2 16 (23.88%) Qt
2 16 (23.88%) Direct3D
3 3 (4.48%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) JGroups
5 1 (1.49%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) WinForms
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Mathematics
2 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
3 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
3 16 (23.88%) CUDA
4 13 (19.40%) SystemC
5 10 (14.93%) DTV
6 6 (8.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (5.97%) VHDL
7 4 (5.97%) Verilog
7 4 (5.97%) PKI
7 4 (5.97%) Physics
8 3 (4.48%) Open Source
9 2 (2.99%) Firmware
10 1 (1.49%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) UNIX
4 16 (23.88%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.48%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.37%) OOP
3 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
3 16 (23.88%) Software Architecture
3 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
4 11 (16.42%) TDD
5 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
5 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.93%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.97%) Video Processing
8 3 (4.48%) OWASP
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Pattern Recognition
8 3 (4.48%) SIEM
8 3 (4.48%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security
8 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C++
2 25 (37.31%) C
3 22 (32.84%) C#
4 16 (23.88%) VC++
5 7 (10.45%) SQL
6 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.97%) Tcl
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) R
10 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.49%) Smalltalk
10 1 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) Java
10 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) GIAC
2 3 (4.48%) CISSP
3 2 (2.99%) HND
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.49%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
2 4 (5.97%) VMware
2 4 (5.97%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.48%) F5
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Juniper
3 3 (4.48%) Sun
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Twitter
5 1 (1.49%) Vertica
5 1 (1.49%) Brocade
5 1 (1.49%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25 to £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago