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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 142 143 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 26 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.60% 0.93% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 15
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,700 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £100,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1625 1393 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.84% 43.15% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 884 868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -7 8 £36,750 - 1
Edinburgh -13 7 £38,500 -61.50%
West Lothian - 5 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +10 2 £47,500 +31.94%
Fife - 2 £32,500 -
Dundee -7 1 - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 37 (59.68%) C++
2 36 (58.06%) Software Engineering
3 28 (45.16%) Windows
4 27 (43.55%) Degree
5 26 (41.94%) Linux
6 23 (37.10%) C
7 21 (33.87%) C#
7 21 (33.87%) .NET
7 21 (33.87%) UNIX
7 21 (33.87%) Mathematics
8 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 18 (29.03%) Subversion
9 17 (27.42%) OOP
9 17 (27.42%) Visual Studio
10 16 (25.81%) STL
10 16 (25.81%) VC++
10 16 (25.81%) MFC
10 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
10 16 (25.81%) OpenGL
10 16 (25.81%) WPF
10 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
10 16 (25.81%) Qt
10 16 (25.81%) Visualisation
10 16 (25.81%) Software Architecture
10 16 (25.81%) CUDA
10 16 (25.81%) Direct3D
10 16 (25.81%) 3D Visualisation
11 14 (22.58%) Android
12 13 (20.97%) SystemC
13 12 (19.35%) Finance

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) SSL
3 4 (6.45%) LDAP
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) IPsec
4 3 (4.84%) TACACS
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) X.509
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) QlikView
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Subversion
2 17 (27.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.61%) VisualWorks
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Software Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Design Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Support Supervisor
7 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) MFC
2 16 (25.81%) STL
2 16 (25.81%) OpenGL
2 16 (25.81%) WPF
2 16 (25.81%) Qt
2 16 (25.81%) Direct3D
3 3 (4.84%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) JSON
5 1 (1.61%) WCF
5 1 (1.61%) JGroups
5 1 (1.61%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) XSL
5 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Mathematics
2 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 16 (25.81%) Visualisation
3 16 (25.81%) CUDA
4 13 (20.97%) SystemC
5 9 (14.52%) DTV
6 6 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (8.06%) Physics
8 4 (6.45%) VHDL
8 4 (6.45%) Verilog
9 3 (4.84%) PKI
9 3 (4.84%) Open Source
10 1 (1.61%) CPLD
10 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Linux
3 21 (33.87%) UNIX
4 14 (22.58%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.61%) HPUX
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 17 (27.42%) OOP
3 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
3 16 (25.81%) Software Architecture
3 16 (25.81%) 3D Visualisation
4 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 4 (6.45%) Video Processing
5 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.84%) Pattern Recognition
6 3 (4.84%) SIEM
6 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.84%) OWASP
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C++
2 23 (37.10%) C
3 21 (33.87%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) VC++
5 8 (12.90%) SQL
6 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.45%) Tcl
9 2 (3.23%) VB
9 2 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) VBScript
10 1 (1.61%) Java
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) Smalltalk
10 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
2 3 (4.84%) GIAC
3 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
2 4 (6.45%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.84%) F5
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Sun
3 3 (4.84%) Juniper
4 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.61%) Brocade
5 1 (1.61%) Vertica
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) NetApp
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) EMC
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