The table below looks at the statistics for the Electrical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electrical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electrical Engineer
Rank 873 863 880
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 21 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 8
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,150 £42,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Electrical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Electrical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Electrical Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Electrical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 +2 9 £34,000 -2.85% 21
Scotland - 6 - -
Aberdeen - 6 - -
South East -5 4 £49,500 +48.87% 5
East of England -2 2 £28,250 -13.07% 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Essex +3 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Surrey -8 1 £65,000 +95.48% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £49,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Doncaster - 1 £32,500 -
Witham - 1 £34,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £49,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £22,500 -

Electrical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Electrical Engineer in their job title 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 with Electrical Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (73.08%) Degree
2 17 (32.69%) Aerospace
2 17 (32.69%) Automotive
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.00%) C
4 12 (23.08%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
5 10 (19.23%) Simulink
5 10 (19.23%) ASIC
5 10 (19.23%) C++
5 10 (19.23%) Perl
5 10 (19.23%) Python
5 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 10 (19.23%) MS Visio
5 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (19.23%) Avionics
5 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (19.23%) Requirements Management
6 8 (15.38%) QA
7 7 (13.46%) Validation
8 6 (11.54%) Wireless
8 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
8 6 (11.54%) SLA
8 6 (11.54%) Cisco
8 6 (11.54%) EMC
8 6 (11.54%) Nortel
8 6 (11.54%) Ericsson
8 6 (11.54%) Nokia

Electrical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Electrical Engineer in their job title 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 with Electrical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Simulink
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 10 (19.23%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.92%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (32.69%) Aerospace
1 17 (32.69%) Automotive
2 10 (19.23%) Avionics
3 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.62%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) ASIC
1 10 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Requirements Management
4 7 (13.46%) Validation
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) CAD
6 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.92%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) System Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Hazard Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) C
2 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
2 10 (19.23%) C++
2 10 (19.23%) Perl
2 10 (19.23%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) R
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) HNC
2 5 (9.62%) HND
3 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 6 (11.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco
1 6 (11.54%) EMC
1 6 (11.54%) Nortel
1 6 (11.54%) Ericsson
1 6 (11.54%) Nokia
2 2 (3.85%) Huawei
2 2 (3.85%) SolidWorks
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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