The table below looks at the statistics for the Electronics Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Engineer
Rank 800 795 805
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 99 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.073% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.078% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 73
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Electronics Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Electronics Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Electronics Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Electronics Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(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 -27 83 £38,500 +10.00% 39
South East -30 27 £42,750 +14.00% 13
South West -15 14 £32,500 - 4
East Midlands - 14 £37,500 - 2
East of England -10 11 £45,000 +33.33% 6
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £45,000 - 2
Wales +9 7 - - 1
West Sussex +2 7 £43,000 +32.30% 1
London +1 7 £32,250 +17.27%
Nottingham - 7 £38,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £38,500 -
West Midlands -7 6 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Surrey -20 6 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £26,500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £27,500 - 2
Powys - 6 - -
Mid Wales - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 5 - - 2
Cambridge -3 5 £45,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 5 £26,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 £40,000 - 3
Poole - 5 £40,000 -
Chichester -13 4 £43,000 +32.30%
Derby - 4 £37,500 - 1
Aberdeen - 4 - -
Camberley - 4 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £50,000 - 1

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Electronics 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 Electronics Engineer in their job title.

1 165 (83.33%) Electronics
2 106 (53.54%) Degree
3 73 (36.87%) C
4 67 (33.84%) EMC
5 50 (25.25%) C++
6 47 (23.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 41 (20.71%) Firmware
7 41 (20.71%) VHDL
8 31 (15.66%) Manufacturing
8 31 (15.66%) Software Engineering
9 30 (15.15%) Validation
10 25 (12.63%) Aerospace
11 22 (11.11%) CAD
11 22 (11.11%) Linux
12 21 (10.61%) Python
13 20 (10.10%) Signal Processing
13 20 (10.10%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (9.60%) Embedded C
15 18 (9.09%) Ethernet
15 18 (9.09%) Marketing
16 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
16 17 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
17 16 (8.08%) Assembly Language
17 16 (8.08%) Atmel
18 14 (7.07%) C#
18 14 (7.07%) LabVIEW
19 13 (6.57%) Wireless
19 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
20 12 (6.06%) QA
20 12 (6.06%) MATLAB

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Electronics 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 Electronics Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.56%) AutoCAD
3 9 (4.55%) MS Project
3 9 (4.55%) MS Office
4 5 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.52%) Simulink
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 13 (6.57%) Wireless
3 10 (5.05%) GSM
4 8 (4.04%) 3G
5 7 (3.54%) Bluetooth
5 7 (3.54%) ZigBee
6 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.53%) GPRS
8 3 (1.52%) RFID
8 3 (1.52%) NFC
9 2 (1.01%) LTE
9 2 (1.01%) Internet
10 1 (0.51%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.07%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
2 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 165 (83.33%) Electronics
2 31 (15.66%) Manufacturing
3 25 (12.63%) Aerospace
4 18 (9.09%) Marketing
5 11 (5.56%) Automotive
6 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 41 (20.71%) Firmware
2 41 (20.71%) VHDL
3 20 (10.10%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (5.56%) Physics
5 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.03%) Verilog
6 6 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.53%) Telematics
7 5 (2.53%) MPEG
8 4 (2.02%) NHS
8 4 (2.02%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.02%) CCTV
9 2 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.01%) ASIC
9 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.01%) Equities
10 1 (0.51%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.11%) Linux
2 12 (6.06%) UNIX
3 9 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.66%) Software Engineering
2 30 (15.15%) Validation
3 22 (11.11%) CAD
4 20 (10.10%) Signal Processing
5 17 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.55%) Project Management
8 6 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (3.03%) Product Management
9 5 (2.53%) Digital Signal Processing
9 5 (2.53%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (2.53%) V-Model
9 5 (2.53%) TDD
10 4 (2.02%) UML
11 3 (1.52%) Product Marketing
11 3 (1.52%) Data Analysis
12 2 (1.01%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (1.01%) Electronic Design Automation
12 2 (1.01%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.87%) C
2 50 (25.25%) C++
3 21 (10.61%) Python
4 19 (9.60%) Embedded C
5 16 (8.08%) Assembly Language
6 14 (7.07%) C#
7 12 (6.06%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.04%) Java
9 7 (3.54%) Perl
10 5 (2.53%) C-shell
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 106 (53.54%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.53%) HNC
6 4 (2.02%) PhD
7 3 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 10 (5.05%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.04%) ISO 9000
4 6 (3.03%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 67 (33.84%) EMC
2 16 (8.08%) Atmel
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.52%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.01%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (0.51%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.51%) Cadence
5 1 (0.51%) Lattice Semiconductor
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