The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 69 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 4 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% 3.00% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.94% 15.79% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 2
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Electronics
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
206 133 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.09% 19.03% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 112 111
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Electronics
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Electronics Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Electronics
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
Stafford -4 3 - -
Electronics
West Midlands

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (25.00%) IEC 61508
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) Simulink
5 3 (25.00%) Firmware
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) MKS
6 2 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) Stateflow
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) VHDL
4 1 (8.33%) Verilog
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) CMMI
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) MKS
2 1 (8.33%) Altera