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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 47 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 20 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.27% 0.33% 0.99%
As % of the General category 12.05% 1.52% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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
166 132 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.17% 21.50% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 130 114 106
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £50,000 -
Lichfield - 7 £37,500 - 1
Stafford +4 4 £62,500 +78.57% 5
Tamworth - 2 £37,500 - 1
Electronics
West Midlands

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 36 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 31 (70.45%) C++
4 26 (59.09%) Embedded Systems
5 25 (56.82%) C
6 24 (54.55%) Simulink
7 16 (36.36%) Validation
8 13 (29.55%) C#
8 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
8 13 (29.55%) Project Management
8 13 (29.55%) Chartered Engineer
9 11 (25.00%) UML
9 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Assembly Language
9 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (25.00%) MathWorks
9 11 (25.00%) Stateflow
9 11 (25.00%) Yourdon
9 11 (25.00%) MKS
9 11 (25.00%) Automotive
9 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
9 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (25.00%) Requirements Management
9 11 (25.00%) TargetLink
9 11 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (25.00%) Signal Processing
9 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
10 9 (20.45%) Embedded C

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Simulink
2 11 (25.00%) Stateflow
2 11 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (25.00%) TargetLink
2 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) PVCS
3 3 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Software Engineer
1 25 (56.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Platform Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (18.18%) VHDL
3 8 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Validation
3 13 (29.55%) Project Management
4 11 (25.00%) Yourdon
4 11 (25.00%) UML
4 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 11 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C++
2 25 (56.82%) C
3 13 (29.55%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
4 11 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (4.55%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (25.00%) MathWorks
1 11 (25.00%) MKS
2 3 (6.82%) Perforce
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