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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electrical Engineer
Rank 885 894 882
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £30,000 £43,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% -18.86%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £41,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +22.38%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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
Top 11 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 18 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
England +13 10 £30,000 -30.23% 9
London +29 5 - -
Feltham - 5 - -
South East - 4 £29,000 - 2
Abingdon - 2 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £29,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £33,775 +6.37% 1
Leicester - 1 £33,775 -
Leicestershire - 1 £33,775 - 1

Electrical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Automotive
3 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
4 6 (19.35%) AutoCAD
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 5 (16.13%) Simulink
5 5 (16.13%) ASIC
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (16.13%) VMS
5 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.13%) Avionics
5 5 (16.13%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (12.90%) QA
6 4 (12.90%) CAD
7 3 (9.68%) SCADA
8 2 (6.45%) Huawei
8 2 (6.45%) SolidWorks
8 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement

Electrical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) AutoCAD
3 5 (16.13%) Simulink
3 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (25.81%) Automotive
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (19.35%) Aerospace
4 5 (16.13%) Avionics
5 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.45%) Electronics
6 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) ASIC
1 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
4 4 (12.90%) CAD
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Hazard Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
2 5 (16.13%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Nortel
1 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
1 2 (6.45%) Nokia
1 2 (6.45%) SolidWorks
1 2 (6.45%) Huawei
2 1 (3.23%) Siemens
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Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago