The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Avionics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Avionics over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Avionics
Rank 874 851 871
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Avionics 30 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the General category 0.058% 0.041% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51319 48721 52494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.83% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39453 38456 43943
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Avionics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Avionics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Avionics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK.

Avionics Salary Trend in the UK

Avionics
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Avionics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
England -12 22 £47,500 +18.75% 16
South East -19 9 £47,500 +28.37% 3
South West -16 8 - - 10
East of England +7 5 - - 2
Cambridge +3 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
Somerset -19 5 - - 1
Broadstairs - 5 £47,500 -
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - - 1
Salisbury - 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1

Avionics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Avionics 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 Avionics.

1 48 (71.64%) Aerospace
2 45 (67.16%) Degree
3 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
4 34 (50.75%) Requirements Management
4 34 (50.75%) Rational DOORS
5 29 (43.28%) C
6 25 (37.31%) C++
7 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
8 19 (28.36%) Electronics
8 19 (28.36%) Military
9 16 (23.88%) MATLAB
10 15 (22.39%) MS Office
10 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 15 (22.39%) Python
10 15 (22.39%) Device Driver
11 14 (20.90%) Linux
11 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
11 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
13 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
13 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
13 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
14 11 (16.42%) DO-178B
14 11 (16.42%) Simulink
14 11 (16.42%) UML
15 10 (14.93%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (14.93%) OO
15 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
15 10 (14.93%) Perl
15 10 (14.93%) Project Management

Avionics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Avionics 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 Avionics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (22.39%) MS Office
3 11 (16.42%) Simulink
4 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.46%) ATM
2 5 (7.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (71.64%) Aerospace
2 19 (28.36%) Electronics
2 19 (28.36%) Military
3 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.93%) Automotive
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Electrical Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Embedded C Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.46%) Development Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Test Development Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Development Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (2.99%) Development Manager
12 1 (1.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) JSF
2 6 (8.96%) Middleware
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Device Driver
2 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.93%) ASIC
4 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
4 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (14.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (13.43%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (7.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Software Engineering
2 34 (50.75%) Requirements Management
3 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
3 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
5 11 (16.42%) UML
6 10 (14.93%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (14.93%) OO
6 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 10 (14.93%) Information Management
6 10 (14.93%) Communications Security
7 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C
2 25 (37.31%) C++
3 16 (23.88%) MATLAB
4 15 (22.39%) Python
5 10 (14.93%) Perl
6 8 (11.94%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.46%) VB
7 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.46%) Ada
7 5 (7.46%) VB6
8 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (67.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) DO-178B
2 5 (7.46%) IEC 61508
3 4 (5.97%) DO-160
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Green Hills
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