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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 153 141 149
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 16 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.90% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 10
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £31,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,600 £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
1572 1633 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.31% 43.92% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1054 866
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 9 £38,500 - 3
Fife +9 2 - -
Glasgow -1 2 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Aberdeen +25 1 £23,500 -50.52%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 30 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 27 (67.50%) C
4 26 (65.00%) C++
5 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 21 (52.50%) C#
6 21 (52.50%) Windows
7 20 (50.00%) .NET
7 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (47.50%) Subversion
8 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
8 19 (47.50%) Ethernet
9 18 (45.00%) MFC
9 18 (45.00%) OOP
9 18 (45.00%) STL
9 18 (45.00%) VC++
9 18 (45.00%) TDD
9 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (45.00%) Mathematics
9 18 (45.00%) Visualisation
9 18 (45.00%) Software Architecture
9 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (45.00%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (45.00%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (45.00%) SDLC
10 15 (37.50%) UNIX
11 14 (35.00%) OpenGL
12 13 (32.50%) Direct3D
12 13 (32.50%) Qt
12 13 (32.50%) CUDA

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) Simulink
3 1 (2.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.50%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
1 19 (47.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) CodeWarrior
General
1 5 (12.50%) French Language
1 5 (12.50%) German Language
1 5 (12.50%) Polish Language
1 5 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Avionics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Product Design Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) MFC
2 18 (45.00%) STL
3 14 (35.00%) OpenGL
4 13 (32.50%) WPF
4 13 (32.50%) Qt
4 13 (32.50%) Direct3D
5 6 (15.00%) WinForms
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) DirectX
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (45.00%) Visualisation
2 18 (45.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (32.50%) CUDA
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
7 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.50%) DTV
8 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 18 (45.00%) OOP
3 18 (45.00%) Software Architecture
3 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 18 (45.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 18 (45.00%) Linear Algebra
3 18 (45.00%) SDLC
4 7 (17.50%) UML
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Signal Processing
7 2 (5.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C
2 26 (65.00%) C++
3 21 (52.50%) C#
4 18 (45.00%) VC++
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9002
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) DO-254
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Siemens
2 5 (12.50%) T-Plan
2 5 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Hyland
4 1 (2.50%) Brocade
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