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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 90 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 186 104 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 1.71% 2.21%
As % of the General category 7.67% 4.64% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 157 84 96
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2426 2239 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.57% 36.80% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 1719 1722
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire +13 62 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Bristol +21 55 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Dorset -11 19 £30,000 -31.03% 3
Somerset +11 16 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire +4 8 £41,500 - 3
Cornwall -5 5 - -
Devon -9 4 £42,325 +1.98% 15
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 165 (49.25%) Telecoms
1 165 (49.25%) Marketing
2 158 (47.16%) Manufacturing
3 151 (45.07%) Finance
4 149 (44.48%) DTV
5 148 (44.18%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (44.18%) SAP
5 148 (44.18%) Programme Management
5 148 (44.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 148 (44.18%) Digital Marketing
6 115 (34.33%) Linux
7 95 (28.36%) C++
8 91 (27.16%) Degree
9 90 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (26.57%) Java
11 81 (24.18%) Software Engineering
12 68 (20.30%) C
13 67 (20.00%) Scrum
14 55 (16.42%) E-Commerce
15 50 (14.93%) C#
16 49 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
17 45 (13.43%) Git (software)
18 44 (13.13%) JavaScript
18 44 (13.13%) Python
19 42 (12.54%) Web Services
19 42 (12.54%) Computer Science
20 41 (12.24%) .NET
21 40 (11.94%) Oracle
22 38 (11.34%) PHP
22 38 (11.34%) MongoDB

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (5.67%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.78%) JBoss
3 15 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.69%) Mule
5 9 (2.69%) Node.js
5 9 (2.69%) Mule ESB
6 8 (2.39%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.09%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.90%) WordPress
10 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.30%) Lync
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (5.67%) MS Project
2 14 (4.18%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.39%) MS Office
5 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 148 (44.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.67%) PaaS
4 16 (4.78%) SaaS
5 10 (2.99%) Google App Engine
5 10 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.37%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.18%) Firewall
3 9 (2.69%) Internet
4 7 (2.09%) Wireless
5 3 (0.90%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.90%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.90%) GPRS
6 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) 802.15
7 1 (0.30%) MPLS
7 1 (0.30%) DSL
7 1 (0.30%) DVB
7 1 (0.30%) ATM
7 1 (0.30%) VPN
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.34%) MongoDB
2 26 (7.76%) MySQL
3 25 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.37%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.07%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.99%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.19%) Big Data
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.30%) HBase
14 1 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.30%) QlikView
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.27%) Maven
3 17 (5.07%) IntelliJ
3 17 (5.07%) JUnit
4 16 (4.78%) JIRA
4 16 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.58%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.69%) Ant
7 9 (2.69%) Gradle
8 7 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (1.79%) Selenium
9 6 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.90%) Subversion
11 2 (0.60%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 165 (49.25%) Telecoms
1 165 (49.25%) Marketing
2 158 (47.16%) Manufacturing
3 151 (45.07%) Finance
4 34 (10.15%) Retail
5 31 (9.25%) Aerospace
6 15 (4.48%) Automotive
7 13 (3.88%) Games
8 5 (1.49%) Military
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (25.67%) Developer
2 56 (16.72%) Software Engineer
3 39 (11.64%) Electronics Engineer
4 32 (9.55%) Design Engineer
5 28 (8.36%) Software Developer
5 28 (8.36%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.16%) Analyst
6 24 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Graduate
8 21 (6.27%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.37%) Architect
9 18 (5.37%) C++ Developer
10 17 (5.07%) C++ Software Developer
11 16 (4.78%) Junior
12 15 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (4.48%) PHP Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Senior Manager
14 13 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.58%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.54%) Web Services
2 41 (12.24%) .NET
3 34 (10.15%) JSON
4 32 (9.55%) SOAP
4 32 (9.55%) XML
4 32 (9.55%) REST
5 28 (8.36%) LAMP
6 25 (7.46%) Spring
7 22 (6.57%) CSS
7 22 (6.57%) HTML
8 20 (5.97%) Hibernate
9 19 (5.67%) Qt
10 16 (4.78%) Spring MVC
10 16 (4.78%) ASP.NET
10 16 (4.78%) JPA
10 16 (4.78%) Spring Integration
11 15 (4.48%) jQuery
12 14 (4.18%) MFC
13 12 (3.58%) OpenGL
13 12 (3.58%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 149 (44.48%) DTV
2 42 (12.54%) Computer Science
3 29 (8.66%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.57%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.18%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.79%) Physics
7 6 (1.79%) VHDL
8 4 (1.19%) Mechatronics
8 4 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.90%) Arduino
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 115 (34.33%) Linux
2 26 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (6.57%) Windows
4 17 (5.07%) UNIX
5 12 (3.58%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.39%) CentOS
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.90%) Android
10 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.90%) Fedora
10 3 (0.90%) Solaris
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (44.18%) Business Intelligence
1 148 (44.18%) Programme Management
1 148 (44.18%) Digital Marketing
2 90 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (24.18%) Software Engineering
4 67 (20.00%) Scrum
5 55 (16.42%) E-Commerce
6 37 (11.04%) Project Management
7 32 (9.55%) TDD
7 32 (9.55%) MVC
8 27 (8.06%) Logistics
9 26 (7.76%) BDD
10 24 (7.16%) OO
11 22 (6.57%) SDLC
12 21 (6.27%) Integration Testing
12 21 (6.27%) Kanban
13 19 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.07%) OOD
15 13 (3.88%) OOA/OOD
15 13 (3.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.36%) C++
2 89 (26.57%) Java
3 68 (20.30%) C
4 50 (14.93%) C#
5 44 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.13%) Python
6 38 (11.34%) PHP
7 29 (8.66%) Ruby
8 27 (8.06%) SQL
9 18 (5.37%) Perl
9 18 (5.37%) Embedded C
10 17 (5.07%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.18%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.58%) Clojure
13 10 (2.99%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.49%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.19%) PHP5
17 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (27.16%) Degree
2 13 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.79%) HND
6 3 (0.90%) HNC
7 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.60%) MBA
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CBAP
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.39%) QA
2 7 (2.09%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (7.46%) Firmware
2 12 (3.58%) KVM
3 8 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.79%) Docker
5 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.60%) Snort
5 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (7.16%) Puppet
2 13 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.28%) Graphite
4 2 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 148 (44.18%) SAP
2 40 (11.94%) Oracle
3 31 (9.25%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.78%) IBM
4 16 (4.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (4.48%) Demandware
5 15 (4.48%) ATG
5 15 (4.48%) hybris
5 15 (4.48%) RedPrairie
6 13 (3.88%) EMC
6 13 (3.88%) Apple
7 12 (3.58%) Cisco
8 9 (2.69%) VMware
9 8 (2.39%) Rackspace
10 7 (2.09%) Google
11 4 (1.19%) HP
11 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.90%) Sun
13 2 (0.60%) Symantec
13 2 (0.60%) Autodesk
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