The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 140 122 147
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 102 98 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.92% 1.31%
As % of the General category 4.62% 4.66% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 84 62
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Electronics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2206 2101 2178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.22% 41.07% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1694 1834
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Electronics
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the South West region.

Electronics Salary Trend in the South West

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the South West

Electronics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Dorset +11 36 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Gloucestershire +4 29 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Bristol -24 14 £42,500 +30.76% 25
Devon -30 10 £41,500 +27.69% 9
Somerset -10 6 £50,000 +45.98% 2
Wiltshire -6 3 £41,500 +1.84% 3
Cornwall - 1 - - 5
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 114 (52.78%) Degree
2 72 (33.33%) C++
3 68 (31.48%) Software Engineering
4 57 (26.39%) Finance
5 56 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 56 (25.93%) C
6 53 (24.54%) Linux
6 53 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (21.76%) Manufacturing
8 45 (20.83%) Programme Management
9 44 (20.37%) DTV
10 43 (19.91%) SAP
11 42 (19.44%) UML
11 42 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 42 (19.44%) Marketing
11 42 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
12 40 (18.52%) Java
13 38 (17.59%) Firmware
14 35 (16.20%) C#
14 35 (16.20%) Aerospace
14 35 (16.20%) Computer Science
15 29 (13.43%) TDD
16 27 (12.50%) Windows
16 27 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 25 (11.57%) Scrum
18 23 (10.65%) JavaScript
19 22 (10.19%) HTML
19 22 (10.19%) OO
19 22 (10.19%) Embedded Systems

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.78%) SAS
3 3 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.41%) MS Office
3 5 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.39%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.46%) SPSS
6 1 (0.46%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 42 (19.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.78%) SaaS
2 5 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.63%) Wireless
3 7 (3.24%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.31%) FTP
4 5 (2.31%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.85%) Internet
5 4 (1.85%) WAN
5 4 (1.85%) Firewall
6 3 (1.39%) VLAN
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) IPv4
6 3 (1.39%) IPv6
6 3 (1.39%) 3G
6 3 (1.39%) 802.15
7 2 (0.93%) DVB
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
7 2 (0.93%) VPN
7 2 (0.93%) GPRS
7 2 (0.93%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) MySQL
3 7 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.46%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.46%) QlikView
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.31%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (2.31%) Selenium
2 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.85%) JUnit
3 4 (1.85%) Maven
3 4 (1.85%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.39%) TestNG
4 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.39%) Ant
4 3 (1.39%) Subversion
5 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.93%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.46%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.46%) WATIR
6 1 (0.46%) PVCS
General
1 57 (26.39%) Finance
2 56 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 47 (21.76%) Manufacturing
4 42 (19.44%) Marketing
5 35 (16.20%) Aerospace
6 17 (7.87%) Military
7 11 (5.09%) Back Office
7 11 (5.09%) French Language
8 4 (1.85%) Retail
9 3 (1.39%) Games
10 2 (0.93%) Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 47 (21.76%) Software Engineer
2 33 (15.28%) Developer
3 20 (9.26%) Junior
4 17 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.41%) Graduate
6 15 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (6.94%) Engineering Manager
7 13 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) Architect
9 9 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.19%) HTML
2 19 (8.80%) jQuery
3 16 (7.41%) Spring
4 15 (6.94%) REST
5 13 (6.02%) JSON
5 13 (6.02%) .NET
5 13 (6.02%) CSS
5 13 (6.02%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.17%) J2EE
7 8 (3.70%) HTML5
8 6 (2.78%) Web Services
9 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.85%) Servlets
10 4 (1.85%) LAMP
10 4 (1.85%) RESTful
11 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.39%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (1.39%) Ember.js
11 3 (1.39%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.37%) DTV
2 35 (16.20%) Computer Science
3 22 (10.19%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.17%) Smartcard
6 9 (4.17%) GIS
7 7 (3.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.24%) Physics
7 7 (3.24%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.78%) Open Source
8 6 (2.78%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.31%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.85%) Social Media
10 4 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (1.85%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.39%) VHDL
12 2 (0.93%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.54%) Linux
2 27 (12.50%) Windows
3 13 (6.02%) Android
4 11 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.24%) CentOS
5 7 (3.24%) Fedora
6 5 (2.31%) UNIX
7 4 (1.85%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.93%) SUSE
8 2 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.48%) Software Engineering
2 53 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 42 (19.44%) UML
4 42 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (19.44%) Digital Marketing
5 29 (13.43%) TDD
6 25 (11.57%) Scrum
7 22 (10.19%) OO
8 21 (9.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (7.41%) Project Management
10 15 (6.94%) MODAF
11 12 (5.56%) Information Management
11 12 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.56%) Line Management
12 11 (5.09%) Android Development
12 11 (5.09%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.09%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.09%) Time Management
12 11 (5.09%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (33.33%) C++
2 56 (25.93%) C
3 40 (18.52%) Java
4 35 (16.20%) C#
5 23 (10.65%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.72%) SQL
7 17 (7.87%) PHP
8 16 (7.41%) Python
9 13 (6.02%) Embedded C
10 11 (5.09%) Ruby
11 7 (3.24%) Perl
11 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.31%) VBA
12 5 (2.31%) Lua
12 5 (2.31%) PHP5
13 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.46%) Tcl
15 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 114 (52.78%) Degree
2 27 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.24%) HND
5 6 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.93%) HNC
6 2 (0.93%) APMP
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) MCSE
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) IEC 61508
2 6 (2.78%) QA
3 3 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) TickIT
4 2 (0.93%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.46%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) BS7799
System Software
1 38 (17.59%) Firmware
2 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.39%) Xen
3 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (19.91%) SAP
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle
3 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.31%) Twitter
4 5 (2.31%) VMware
5 4 (1.85%) EMC
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Renesas
7 1 (0.46%) Freescale
7 1 (0.46%) Unica
7 1 (0.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix
7 1 (0.46%) Primavera
7 1 (0.46%) Sun
7 1 (0.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) Cognos
Dorset
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago