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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electrical Engineer
Rank 880 925 879
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 16 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.013% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +13.33%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £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
Top 10 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 4 May 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 +30 13 £31,500 -25.88% 11
London +37 7 - - 1
South East +12 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +27 3 - -
Scotland +18 3 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 4
Tyne and Wear - 1 £31,500 -
North East - 1 £31,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £31,500 -

Electrical Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) VHDL
2 7 (30.43%) Verilog
3 6 (26.09%) AutoCAD
4 5 (21.74%) HNC
5 4 (17.39%) HND
6 3 (13.04%) VMS
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.04%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (8.70%) Automotive
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) COM
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) SCADA
8 1 (4.35%) Profibus
8 1 (4.35%) EPLAN

Electrical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (13.04%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.35%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) Profibus
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) VHDL
1 7 (30.43%) Verilog
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
1 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Chigwell
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, X OTE, Van, Pension, BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Enfield
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, X OTE, Van, Pension, BUPA
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Edison Technical Recruitment
Posted: 26 days ago