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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Engineer
Rank 787 821 805
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 105 108 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.092% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.098% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 92 84 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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
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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 +22 101 £40,000 +6.66% 77
South West +1 22 £37,500 +3.44% 12
South East -22 21 £43,250 +1.76% 27
East Midlands +6 19 £37,500 - 5
East of England +11 16 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Derby +10 15 £37,500 - 2
Derbyshire -3 15 £37,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +10 8 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London +30 7 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Somerset +14 7 £37,500 +15.38%
West Midlands -9 7 £40,000 - 7
Hertfordshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Bath - 7 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 -
Wiltshire -1 5 £36,500 +69.76% 3
North East -9 5 £35,000 +12.00%
Brighton - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge +10 4 £52,500 +16.66% 4
North West - 4 £35,000 - 9
Berkshire +4 3 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Worcestershire -4 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Durham -19 3 £35,000 +12.00%
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Swindon - 3 £36,500 - 3
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +8 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Guildford +6 2 £56,250 +87.50%
Hampshire +1 2 £37,500 +66.66% 3

Electronics Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 181 (91.41%) Electronics
2 114 (57.58%) C
3 88 (44.44%) C++
4 84 (42.42%) EMC
5 81 (40.91%) Firmware
6 74 (37.37%) Degree
7 46 (23.23%) Embedded Systems
8 42 (21.21%) Automotive
9 40 (20.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 38 (19.19%) Manufacturing
11 37 (18.69%) Validation
12 32 (16.16%) VHDL
13 29 (14.65%) Embedded C
14 27 (13.64%) Linux
15 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
16 24 (12.12%) Embedded C++
17 22 (11.11%) Windows
18 21 (10.61%) CAD
18 21 (10.61%) Mentor Graphics
19 20 (10.10%) Atmel
20 19 (9.60%) Assembly Language
21 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (8.59%) Freescale
22 17 (8.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 17 (8.59%) Visual Studio
22 17 (8.59%) Project Management
22 17 (8.59%) Telematics
22 17 (8.59%) Fujitsu
22 17 (8.59%) NEC
23 16 (8.08%) Telecoms

Electronics Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Simulink
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) Ethernet
2 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.54%) Wireless
4 4 (2.02%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) GSM
6 2 (1.01%) GPRS
7 1 (0.51%) HTTP
7 1 (0.51%) 3G
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.51%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.51%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.04%) LabVIEW
3 5 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.02%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 181 (91.41%) Electronics
2 42 (21.21%) Automotive
3 38 (19.19%) Manufacturing
4 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.03%) Marketing
6 4 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.52%) Finance
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) Qt
2 3 (1.52%) OpenCL
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.23%) Embedded Systems
2 40 (20.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 32 (16.16%) VHDL
4 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (8.59%) Telematics
6 15 (7.58%) Verilog
7 11 (5.56%) Physics
8 9 (4.55%) Mathematics
9 7 (3.54%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.52%) CPLD
10 3 (1.52%) Mechatronics
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.01%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.51%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.64%) Linux
2 22 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (4.55%) UNIX
3 9 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.54%) Android
5 4 (2.02%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.69%) Validation
2 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
3 21 (10.61%) CAD
4 17 (8.59%) Project Management
5 12 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (4.04%) Cyber Security
8 7 (3.54%) Android Development
9 6 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.03%) Signal Processing
9 6 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.02%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.52%) Stress Analysis
11 3 (1.52%) Use Case
11 3 (1.52%) Time Management
12 2 (1.01%) Video Processing
12 2 (1.01%) UML
12 2 (1.01%) Requirements Management
12 2 (1.01%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.01%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (57.58%) C
2 88 (44.44%) C++
3 29 (14.65%) Embedded C
4 24 (12.12%) Embedded C++
5 19 (9.60%) Assembly Language
6 11 (5.56%) VB
7 6 (3.03%) R
7 6 (3.03%) C#
8 4 (2.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.01%) Java
10 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) VC++
10 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (37.37%) Degree
2 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.52%) PhD
5 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.52%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 81 (40.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 84 (42.42%) EMC
2 21 (10.61%) Mentor Graphics
3 20 (10.10%) Atmel
4 17 (8.59%) Freescale
4 17 (8.59%) Fujitsu
4 17 (8.59%) NEC
5 6 (3.03%) Xilinx
6 3 (1.52%) IBM
6 3 (1.52%) BT
7 2 (1.01%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.01%) i2
7 2 (1.01%) Altera
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
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