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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electrical Engineer
Rank 879 881 882
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 13 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £41,360
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £38,100 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £42,500 £60,066
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +6.25%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Electrical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Top 12 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 27 March 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
England +6 9 £35,750 -15.88% 11
South East -8 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Scotland +18 3 - - 1
Aberdeen +14 3 - -
London +38 2 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £31,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £31,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
North East - 1 £31,500 - 1

Electrical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (26.09%) AutoCAD
3 6 (26.09%) HNC
4 5 (21.74%) VMS
5 4 (17.39%) HND
6 3 (13.04%) SolidWorks
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) COM
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) SLA
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Nortel
7 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) VHDL
7 2 (8.70%) Verilog
7 2 (8.70%) Automotive
7 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (8.70%) Huawei
7 2 (8.70%) SCADA
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) QA
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) CAD
8 1 (4.35%) EMC

Electrical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Profibus
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) VHDL
1 2 (8.70%) Verilog
1 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.70%) SCADA
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
1 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.35%) CAD
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) SolidWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Huawei
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Nortel
2 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
2 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
Derbyshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28250 - £40000 per annum + Van, Fuel, Pension, Bonus, BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
SCC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 15% bonus; benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier Engineering
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, X OT, Van, Pension, BUPA
Posted: 22 days ago
Grimsby
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago