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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 128 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 20 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 1.29% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.36% 2.81% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 21
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1474 1493 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.87% 45.71% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 898 961 878
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 10 £38,500 +4.05% 2
South Lanarkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £21,000 -
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 28 (50.91%) C
3 27 (49.09%) C++
3 27 (49.09%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) Computer Science
4 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 22 (40.00%) UNIX
5 22 (40.00%) C#
6 20 (36.36%) OpenGL
6 20 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (34.55%) TDD
7 19 (34.55%) Subversion
7 19 (34.55%) WPF
7 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
7 19 (34.55%) Mathematics
7 19 (34.55%) MFC
7 19 (34.55%) Visual Studio
7 19 (34.55%) STL
7 19 (34.55%) OOP
7 19 (34.55%) VC++
7 19 (34.55%) Software Architecture
7 19 (34.55%) CUDA
7 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
7 19 (34.55%) Qt
7 19 (34.55%) Visualisation
7 19 (34.55%) Direct3D
7 19 (34.55%) 3D Visualisation
7 19 (34.55%) Linear Algebra

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) GPRS
2 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) DTS
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Visual Studio
1 19 (34.55%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
1 14 (25.45%) Manufacturing
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) DBA
3 5 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Development Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Software Development Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Development Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) OpenGL
3 19 (34.55%) WPF
3 19 (34.55%) Qt
3 19 (34.55%) Direct3D
3 19 (34.55%) MFC
3 19 (34.55%) STL
4 5 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) SOAP
7 2 (3.64%) XSLT
8 1 (1.82%) Flash
8 1 (1.82%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (49.09%) Computer Science
2 19 (34.55%) Mathematics
2 19 (34.55%) Visualisation
2 19 (34.55%) CUDA
3 13 (23.64%) DTV
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) VHDL
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) UNIX
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) SUSE
4 3 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) CentOS
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) TDD
3 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
3 19 (34.55%) OOP
3 19 (34.55%) Software Architecture
3 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
3 19 (34.55%) 3D Visualisation
3 19 (34.55%) Linear Algebra
4 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (23.64%) Programme Management
4 13 (23.64%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) OO
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.82%) Signal Processing
7 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.82%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C
2 27 (49.09%) C++
3 22 (40.00%) C#
4 19 (34.55%) VC++
5 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) XPath
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) XQuery
8 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) KVM
2 1 (1.82%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) CommVault
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