The first 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 23 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 117 104 162
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +58
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 113 119 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.86% 2.28% 0.96%
As % of the General category 4.87% 5.44% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 92 99 49
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2319 2187 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.27% 41.82% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1786 1754
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Electronics
England

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 23 July 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 23 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
Dorset +16 34 £29,000 +41.46% 8
Gloucestershire +1 24 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Bristol -38 22 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Devon -11 12 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Somerset -32 11 £43,500 +24.28% 11
Wiltshire -8 3 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Cornwall - 3 £32,500 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 87 (46.03%) Degree
2 55 (29.10%) Telecoms
3 54 (28.57%) Finance
4 53 (28.04%) Software Engineering
5 51 (26.98%) C++
6 48 (25.40%) Manufacturing
7 45 (23.81%) C
8 41 (21.69%) SAP
8 41 (21.69%) Programme Management
8 41 (21.69%) Marketing
9 40 (21.16%) DTV
10 39 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (20.63%) UML
10 39 (20.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 39 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
11 37 (19.58%) Linux
12 32 (16.93%) Aerospace
13 30 (15.87%) Java
14 29 (15.34%) Windows
15 27 (14.29%) C#
16 26 (13.76%) TDD
17 25 (13.23%) Security Cleared
18 22 (11.64%) Computer Science
18 22 (11.64%) Scrum
18 22 (11.64%) OO
19 19 (10.05%) HTML
19 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
19 19 (10.05%) Embedded Systems
20 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
21 17 (8.99%) MS Excel

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (3.70%) SAS
2 4 (2.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) RoboHelp
4 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) SPSS
5 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 39 (20.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.65%) SaaS
3 4 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.76%) Wireless
3 7 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.65%) FTP
4 5 (2.65%) Intranet
4 5 (2.65%) GSM
4 5 (2.65%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (2.12%) LTE
5 4 (2.12%) Firewall
5 4 (2.12%) GPRS
5 4 (2.12%) UMTS
6 3 (1.59%) IPv4
6 3 (1.59%) IPv6
6 3 (1.59%) WCDMA
6 3 (1.59%) Extranet
6 3 (1.59%) 3G
6 3 (1.59%) 802.15
6 3 (1.59%) VLAN
7 2 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) MySQL
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.65%) FogBugz
4 3 (1.59%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) WATIR
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 55 (29.10%) Telecoms
2 54 (28.57%) Finance
3 48 (25.40%) Manufacturing
4 41 (21.69%) Marketing
5 32 (16.93%) Aerospace
6 16 (8.47%) Military
7 6 (3.17%) Retail
8 4 (2.12%) Banking
8 4 (2.12%) Automotive
9 3 (1.59%) Games
10 2 (1.06%) Back Office
10 2 (1.06%) French Language
11 1 (0.53%) Avionics
11 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (17.99%) Software Engineer
2 29 (15.34%) Developer
3 16 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.88%) Junior
5 13 (6.88%) Graduate
6 11 (5.82%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.29%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Consultant
7 10 (5.29%) Analyst
7 10 (5.29%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Architect
9 7 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) HTML
2 16 (8.47%) jQuery
3 15 (7.94%) REST
4 14 (7.41%) JSON
5 12 (6.35%) Spring
6 11 (5.82%) .NET
7 9 (4.76%) J2EE
7 9 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.23%) CSS
8 8 (4.23%) HTML5
9 7 (3.70%) Web Services
10 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.59%) LAMP
11 3 (1.59%) Servlets
11 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.06%) WPF
12 2 (1.06%) Qt
12 2 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.16%) DTV
2 22 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.05%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (8.47%) Firmware
5 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.76%) Open Source
6 9 (4.76%) GIS
7 7 (3.70%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.65%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.65%) Social Media
8 5 (2.65%) Physics
9 4 (2.12%) Human Factors
9 4 (2.12%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (1.59%) EMV
10 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.06%) Podcast
11 2 (1.06%) IPTV
11 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.58%) Linux
2 29 (15.34%) Windows
3 10 (5.29%) Android
3 10 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.17%) CentOS
4 6 (3.17%) UNIX
4 6 (3.17%) Fedora
5 4 (2.12%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.06%) SUSE
6 2 (1.06%) Debian
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) Software Engineering
2 41 (21.69%) Programme Management
3 39 (20.63%) UML
3 39 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (13.76%) TDD
5 22 (11.64%) OO
5 22 (11.64%) Scrum
6 14 (7.41%) MODAF
7 12 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.35%) Project Management
8 10 (5.29%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.29%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.29%) V-Model
9 9 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (4.76%) Android Development
9 9 (4.76%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.23%) Information Management
11 7 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.98%) C++
2 45 (23.81%) C
3 30 (15.87%) Java
4 27 (14.29%) C#
5 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.41%) PHP
7 13 (6.88%) SQL
7 13 (6.88%) Python
8 9 (4.76%) Ruby
9 8 (4.23%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.65%) Lua
10 5 (2.65%) Perl
10 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.12%) PHP5
12 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.53%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.53%) Tcl
14 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 87 (46.03%) Degree
2 25 (13.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.29%) HND
4 4 (2.12%) ISEB
4 4 (2.12%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (2.12%) HNC
5 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) APMP
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) IEC 61508
2 6 (3.17%) QA
3 3 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.06%) TickIT
4 2 (1.06%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) BS7799
5 1 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) SAP
2 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle
4 9 (4.76%) VMware
5 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.65%) Twitter
6 5 (2.65%) EMC
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Facebook
7 2 (1.06%) Siemens
8 1 (0.53%) Unica
8 1 (0.53%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos
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