The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 322 360 286
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -74
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 973 898 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.74% 0.91%
As % of the General category 1.97% 1.69% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 772 719 698
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49279 53263 48088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.28% 43.99% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38579 41221 38041
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronics
Salary Trend

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

Electronics Salary Trend in the UK

Electronics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the UK

Electronics
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 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 +42 919 £44,000 +10.00% 325
South East -18 254 £45,000 +5.88% 126
London +98 183 £53,750 +43.33% 44
East of England +3 171 £42,500 +2.40% 49
South West +52 146 £40,000 - 46
Cambridgeshire -12 91 £42,500 - 30
Hampshire +2 74 £48,500 +14.11% 12
Cambridge -16 73 £43,750 -2.77% 24
Surrey +33 61 £40,000 -8.57% 39
East Midlands +40 53 £37,500 -11.76% 17
City of London +47 51 £62,500 +31.57% 11
West Midlands -28 43 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Gloucestershire +15 41 £52,500 +31.25% 11
Berkshire +8 39 £50,000 +17.64% 15
Bristol +17 35 £33,500 -21.17% 13
Guildford +36 33 £36,250 -25.64% 11
North West +18 32 £40,000 +24.36% 12
Yorkshire +12 29 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Hertfordshire +8 29 £42,500 +37.09% 11
Suffolk +43 28 £41,500 +23.88% 2
Basingstoke +24 26 £45,250 -18.65% 4
Scotland +7 24 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 22 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Gloucester +5 22 £58,500 +24.46% 4
Dorset -12 22 £22,500 -43.75% 4
Derbyshire +30 21 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Derby +25 21 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Oxfordshire +23 21 £56,250 +80.00% 31
Nottinghamshire +23 18 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Wiltshire +8 17 £46,500 +9.41% 1

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Electronics also 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 that cited Electronics.

1 695 (39.83%) Degree
2 504 (28.88%) C
2 504 (28.88%) Manufacturing
3 503 (28.83%) C++
4 455 (26.07%) Telecoms
5 437 (25.04%) Software Engineering
6 404 (23.15%) Finance
7 384 (22.01%) Marketing
8 348 (19.94%) DTV
9 342 (19.60%) Business Intelligence
10 341 (19.54%) SAP
11 335 (19.20%) Programme Management
12 329 (18.85%) Digital Marketing
13 328 (18.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 327 (18.74%) Computer Science
15 313 (17.94%) Windows
16 305 (17.48%) Linux
17 249 (14.27%) C#
18 217 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
19 201 (11.52%) Java
19 201 (11.52%) .NET
20 197 (11.29%) Project Management
20 197 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
21 192 (11.00%) Firmware
21 192 (11.00%) Python
22 175 (10.03%) SQL
23 164 (9.40%) Embedded C
24 162 (9.28%) Microsoft
25 123 (7.05%) Embedded Systems
26 118 (6.76%) Mathematics

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Electronics also 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 that cited Electronics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.38%) Lync
4 21 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.03%) Node.js
6 17 (0.97%) IIS
7 14 (0.80%) JBoss
8 12 (0.69%) Apache
9 10 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.40%) CMS
10 7 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.29%) SAS
13 4 (0.23%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 98 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.04%) MS Project
3 47 (2.69%) MS Office
4 45 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.95%) Simulink
6 25 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (1.09%) AutoCAD
7 19 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
8 18 (1.03%) FrameMaker
9 12 (0.69%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 11 (0.63%) PTC Creo
11 9 (0.52%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.29%) Stateflow
14 4 (0.23%) TargetLink
15 3 (0.17%) Windchill
15 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 328 (18.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.29%) LabWindows
2 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.23%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
5 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.057%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.057%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.057%) Unica
6 1 (0.057%) BASE24
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.057%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.60%) SaaS
3 15 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.74%) IaaS
5 12 (0.69%) PaaS
6 10 (0.57%) Office 365
7 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.057%) GitHub
12 1 (0.057%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 112 (6.42%) TCP/IP
2 99 (5.67%) Internet
3 88 (5.04%) Wireless
4 86 (4.93%) Ethernet
5 76 (4.36%) LAN
6 71 (4.07%) Firewall
7 54 (3.09%) WAN
8 37 (2.12%) GSM
9 36 (2.06%) GPRS
9 36 (2.06%) DNS
10 34 (1.95%) VPN
11 31 (1.78%) SAN
12 27 (1.55%) Bluetooth
13 25 (1.43%) HTTP
14 23 (1.32%) RFID
15 22 (1.26%) 3G
16 21 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (1.20%) Unified Communications
17 20 (1.15%) VoIP
18 19 (1.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.50%) MySQL
3 44 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 33 (1.89%) Big Data
5 29 (1.66%) NoSQL
5 29 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 15 (0.86%) Oracle Database
8 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.34%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 46 (2.64%) Subversion
3 42 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 37 (2.12%) LabVIEW
5 27 (1.55%) Eclipse
6 26 (1.49%) JIRA
7 25 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
9 17 (0.97%) Selenium
10 14 (0.80%) NUnit
11 12 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.69%) JUnit
12 10 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.52%) PVCS
13 9 (0.52%) GDB
14 8 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.40%) IntelliJ
15 7 (0.40%) Bugzilla
16 6 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 6 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 504 (28.88%) Manufacturing
2 455 (26.07%) Telecoms
3 404 (23.15%) Finance
4 384 (22.01%) Marketing
5 93 (5.33%) Automotive
6 89 (5.10%) Aerospace
7 84 (4.81%) Military
8 51 (2.92%) Games
9 40 (2.29%) Retail
10 24 (1.38%) Banking
11 21 (1.20%) Legal
12 19 (1.09%) French Language
12 19 (1.09%) German Language
13 15 (0.86%) Spanish Language
13 15 (0.86%) Avionics
14 13 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.74%) Advertising
15 11 (0.63%) Back Office
16 10 (0.57%) Polish Language
17 8 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 352 (20.17%) Software Engineer
2 240 (13.75%) Developer
3 153 (8.77%) Electronics Engineer
4 120 (6.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 114 (6.53%) Design Engineer
6 95 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 88 (5.04%) Architect
8 77 (4.41%) Hardware Engineer
9 76 (4.36%) Analyst
10 73 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
11 71 (4.07%) Consultant
12 70 (4.01%) Graduate
13 66 (3.78%) Software Developer
14 54 (3.09%) C++ Developer
15 48 (2.75%) Junior
16 46 (2.64%) Author
16 46 (2.64%) Technical Author
17 43 (2.46%) Test Engineer
18 39 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
18 39 (2.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (11.52%) .NET
2 108 (6.19%) HTML
3 84 (4.81%) CSS
4 71 (4.07%) XML
5 48 (2.75%) Web Services
5 48 (2.75%) MFC
6 41 (2.35%) WPF
7 39 (2.23%) jQuery
8 38 (2.18%) Qt
8 38 (2.18%) HTML5
9 35 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 34 (1.95%) OpenGL
11 32 (1.83%) REST
12 29 (1.66%) Direct3D
13 28 (1.60%) XSLT
14 27 (1.55%) J2EE
15 26 (1.49%) SOAP
15 26 (1.49%) Spring
16 25 (1.43%) STL
17 24 (1.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 348 (19.94%) DTV
2 327 (18.74%) Computer Science
3 197 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (7.05%) Embedded Systems
5 118 (6.76%) Mathematics
6 111 (6.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 92 (5.27%) Physics
8 85 (4.87%) VHDL
8 85 (4.87%) Algorithms
9 56 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 56 (3.21%) Device Driver
10 50 (2.87%) Internet of Things
11 36 (2.06%) Verilog
12 34 (1.95%) Open Source
13 29 (1.66%) Visualisation
14 28 (1.60%) Telematics
15 26 (1.49%) Chemistry
15 26 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 21 (1.20%) 3D Printing
17 20 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 313 (17.94%) Windows
2 305 (17.48%) Linux
3 114 (6.53%) UNIX
4 81 (4.64%) Android
5 52 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 35 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
10 30 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 30 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.09%) Windows Vista
12 16 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.69%) CentOS
14 12 (0.69%) VxWorks
14 12 (0.69%) Solaris
15 10 (0.57%) Windows CE
16 8 (0.46%) Fedora
16 8 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (25.04%) Software Engineering
2 342 (19.60%) Business Intelligence
3 335 (19.20%) Programme Management
4 329 (18.85%) Digital Marketing
5 217 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (11.29%) Project Management
7 111 (6.36%) OO
8 94 (5.39%) UML
8 94 (5.39%) Scrum
9 77 (4.41%) CAD
10 72 (4.13%) TDD
11 69 (3.95%) Signal Processing
12 64 (3.67%) Validation
12 64 (3.67%) MVC
13 60 (3.44%) PRINCE2
14 59 (3.38%) Mentoring
15 57 (3.27%) ITIL
16 55 (3.15%) E-Commerce
17 49 (2.81%) Data Analysis
17 49 (2.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 504 (28.88%) C
2 503 (28.83%) C++
3 249 (14.27%) C#
4 201 (11.52%) Java
5 192 (11.00%) Python
6 175 (10.03%) SQL
7 164 (9.40%) Embedded C
8 106 (6.07%) Embedded C++
8 106 (6.07%) JavaScript
9 89 (5.10%) MATLAB
10 82 (4.70%) Assembly Language
11 77 (4.41%) Perl
12 51 (2.92%) PHP
13 42 (2.41%) Ruby
14 38 (2.18%) VB
15 35 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.20%) VC++
18 16 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 15 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 695 (39.83%) Degree
2 112 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 93 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (2.35%) HNC
6 34 (1.95%) HND
7 30 (1.72%) CCNP
8 26 (1.49%) PhD
9 24 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.09%) CCNA
12 18 (1.03%) MCP
13 15 (0.86%) PMP
14 13 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
15 12 (0.69%) MCSE
16 11 (0.63%) ISEB
17 10 (0.57%) MCITP
17 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.92%) ISO 9001
2 50 (2.87%) QA
3 23 (1.32%) JTAG
4 21 (1.20%) SLA
5 18 (1.03%) IEC 61508
6 16 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.74%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.69%) DO-178B
9 10 (0.57%) ISO 9002
10 9 (0.52%) DO-254
11 5 (0.29%) HL7
11 5 (0.29%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.23%) COBIT
13 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.057%) DO-160
14 1 (0.057%) GAMP
System Software
1 192 (11.00%) Firmware
2 41 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.52%) KVM
6 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.29%) vSphere
7 5 (0.29%) Xen
8 4 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.23%) UAG
9 2 (0.11%) iptables
9 2 (0.11%) NFS
9 2 (0.11%) Postfix
9 2 (0.11%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.057%) XenApp
10 1 (0.057%) XenServer
10 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.057%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 37 (2.12%) Puppet
2 27 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.52%) Ansible
4 7 (0.40%) SCCM
5 6 (0.34%) Graphite
6 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.17%) WSUS
8 3 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.11%) SELinux
10 1 (0.057%) Linux-HA
10 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.057%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.057%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.057%) Control-M
10 1 (0.057%) Nagios
Vendors
1 341 (19.54%) SAP
2 162 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 113 (6.48%) EMC
4 84 (4.81%) Cisco
5 77 (4.41%) Oracle
6 52 (2.98%) VMware
7 37 (2.12%) Juniper
8 31 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.43%) NEC
9 25 (1.43%) Citrix
10 24 (1.38%) Xilinx
11 23 (1.32%) IBM
11 23 (1.32%) Atmel
12 22 (1.26%) Dell
13 19 (1.09%) Netezza
14 18 (1.03%) F5
14 18 (1.03%) HP
15 16 (0.92%) Mentor Graphics
15 16 (0.92%) Altera
16 14 (0.80%) Freescale
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