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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 141 146 154
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 23 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.52% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 7
Average salary £38,500 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.98% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £27,750 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,350 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1548 1641 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.68% 44.67% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1061 878
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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
Edinburgh +13 18 £38,500 - 4
Aberdeen +19 2 £23,500 -21.66%
West Lothian -4 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 29 (64.44%) Degree
2 27 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (53.33%) C
4 23 (51.11%) C++
4 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
5 22 (48.89%) C#
6 21 (46.67%) .NET
7 20 (44.44%) TDD
8 19 (42.22%) Subversion
8 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
8 19 (42.22%) Visual Studio
9 18 (40.00%) MFC
9 18 (40.00%) OOP
9 18 (40.00%) STL
9 18 (40.00%) VC++
9 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (40.00%) Visualisation
9 18 (40.00%) Software Architecture
9 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (40.00%) SDLC
10 15 (33.33%) Linux
11 12 (26.67%) UML
11 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
12 11 (24.44%) UNIX
12 11 (24.44%) Microsoft

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.89%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.11%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (4.44%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.89%) LDAP
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) IPsec
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Visual Studio
1 19 (42.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 5 (11.11%) French Language
3 5 (11.11%) German Language
3 5 (11.11%) Polish Language
3 5 (11.11%) Spanish Language
4 4 (8.89%) Games
5 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Product Design Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) MFC
2 18 (40.00%) STL
3 10 (22.22%) WinForms
4 9 (20.00%) Direct3D
4 9 (20.00%) WPF
4 9 (20.00%) Qt
4 9 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 18 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (20.00%) CUDA
5 7 (15.56%) DTV
5 7 (15.56%) Algorithms
6 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.44%) 3D Printing
8 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
8 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
3 20 (44.44%) TDD
4 18 (40.00%) OOP
4 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 18 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 18 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 18 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
4 18 (40.00%) Linear Algebra
4 18 (40.00%) SDLC
5 12 (26.67%) UML
6 9 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (20.00%) OOD
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
7 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 23 (51.11%) C++
3 22 (48.89%) C#
4 18 (40.00%) VC++
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) Java
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO 9002
1 5 (11.11%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) DFS Replication
2 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) SAP
3 5 (11.11%) Siemens
3 5 (11.11%) T-Plan
3 5 (11.11%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (8.89%) Brocade
4 4 (8.89%) Perforce
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) EMC
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Hyland
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
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