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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 54 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.55% 1.42% 2.20%
As % of the General category 7.91% 6.54% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 11
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
177 107 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.24% 21.70% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 138 94 105
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
Stafford +4 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 -
Electronics
West Midlands

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (94.74%) Degree
2 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
3 22 (57.89%) C++
4 20 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (47.37%) Simulink
6 17 (44.74%) C
7 14 (36.84%) MATLAB
8 12 (31.58%) Project Management
8 12 (31.58%) Chartered Engineer
8 12 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (28.95%) Signal Processing
9 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (28.95%) Validation
10 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
10 10 (26.32%) VHDL
10 10 (26.32%) Data Analysis
10 10 (26.32%) Algorithms
11 7 (18.42%) C#
12 6 (15.79%) MKS
13 5 (13.16%) Automotive
13 5 (13.16%) Yourdon
13 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
13 5 (13.16%) TargetLink
13 5 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (13.16%) UML
13 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) Assembly Language
13 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Simulink
2 5 (13.16%) Stateflow
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.16%) TargetLink
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) PVCS
2 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Platform Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (26.32%) Algorithms
3 10 (26.32%) VHDL
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Validation
3 11 (28.95%) Signal Processing
4 10 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Yourdon
5 5 (13.16%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Document Management
7 1 (2.63%) CMMI
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) QMS
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C++
2 17 (44.74%) C
3 14 (36.84%) MATLAB
4 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
5 7 (18.42%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) Degree
2 12 (31.58%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) MKS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) MathWorks
3 3 (7.89%) Perforce
4 2 (5.26%) Intel
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago