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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 310 326 292
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 975 980 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.06% 1.89% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 778 756 671
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 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 +25 922 £44,000 +4.76% 346
South East -3 275 £45,000 +8.43% 96
London +35 169 £52,500 +10.52% 46
East of England -2 159 £45,000 +20.00% 77
South West +37 153 £43,250 +1.76% 54
Cambridgeshire -11 89 £47,500 +15.15% 45
Surrey +59 70 £40,000 -11.11% 26
East Midlands +31 64 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Cambridge -14 60 £50,000 +20.48% 36
Hampshire -1 56 £48,500 +7.77% 7
City of London +40 54 £58,250 +21.35% 8
West Midlands -17 51 £37,500 -6.25% 29
Gloucestershire +29 50 £56,250 +32.35% 16
Berkshire +10 48 £42,000 +5.00% 18
Guildford +32 36 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Gloucester +12 34 £62,500 +79.85% 6
Bristol +4 33 £33,500 -21.17% 10
Buckinghamshire +17 31 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Oxfordshire +30 30 £40,000 - 16
Suffolk +34 28 £43,750 +30.59% 3
North West +12 28 £43,500 +35.24% 12
Derbyshire +20 25 £40,000 -6.97% 8
Derby +16 25 £40,000 -6.97% 7
Milton Keynes +2 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +7 24 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Hertfordshire +3 22 £45,000 +31.38% 14
Wiltshire +9 21 £48,750 -13.33% 5
Chertsey +19 20 £35,000 -27.83% 5
Northamptonshire +8 20 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland -2 18 £38,500 - 4

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 677 (37.38%) Degree
2 556 (30.70%) Manufacturing
3 540 (29.82%) C
4 534 (29.49%) C++
5 495 (27.33%) Telecoms
6 446 (24.63%) Marketing
7 445 (24.57%) Software Engineering
8 440 (24.30%) Finance
9 388 (21.42%) DTV
10 386 (21.31%) SAP
11 385 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
12 380 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
13 379 (20.93%) Programme Management
14 373 (20.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 335 (18.50%) Computer Science
16 323 (17.84%) Linux
17 316 (17.45%) Windows
18 261 (14.41%) C#
19 235 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
20 221 (12.20%) Java
21 211 (11.65%) Python
22 209 (11.54%) .NET
23 201 (11.10%) Firmware
24 197 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
25 193 (10.66%) SQL
26 184 (10.16%) Project Management
27 177 (9.77%) Embedded C
28 160 (8.83%) Microsoft
29 142 (7.84%) UNIX
30 132 (7.29%) Embedded Systems

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.66%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.21%) Lync
4 19 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 19 (1.05%) Node.js
5 17 (0.94%) JBoss
6 16 (0.88%) IIS
7 15 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.72%) Apache
9 8 (0.44%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.39%) Commerce Server
11 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.33%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.33%) SAS
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 104 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.98%) MS Office
3 49 (2.71%) MS Project
4 44 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.71%) Simulink
6 29 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (1.33%) Photoshop
8 22 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (1.05%) AutoCAD
10 18 (0.99%) FrameMaker
11 13 (0.72%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 13 (0.72%) PTC Creo
12 12 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
13 9 (0.50%) PaintShop Pro
14 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.22%) TargetLink
16 4 (0.22%) Stateflow
17 3 (0.17%) CATIA
17 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 373 (20.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.28%) LabWindows
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
5 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.055%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.055%) Unica
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.99%) SaaS
3 16 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.77%) PaaS
5 13 (0.72%) IaaS
6 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.55%) Office 365
8 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.055%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.055%) GitHub
12 1 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 117 (6.46%) TCP/IP
2 101 (5.58%) Internet
3 92 (5.08%) Wireless
4 86 (4.75%) LAN
4 86 (4.75%) Ethernet
5 70 (3.87%) Firewall
6 59 (3.26%) WAN
7 41 (2.26%) GSM
8 33 (1.82%) DNS
8 33 (1.82%) GPRS
9 30 (1.66%) Bluetooth
10 29 (1.60%) SAN
11 28 (1.55%) RFID
12 26 (1.44%) VoIP
12 26 (1.44%) VPN
13 24 (1.33%) HTTP
14 23 (1.27%) Unified Communications
15 22 (1.21%) VLAN
16 21 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (1.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.87%) MySQL
3 48 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 36 (1.99%) Big Data
5 30 (1.66%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.50%) Redis
11 9 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (0.44%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.33%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 48 (2.65%) Subversion
3 44 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
6 27 (1.49%) JIRA
7 26 (1.44%) LabVIEW
7 26 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 21 (1.16%) Selenium
9 18 (0.99%) NUnit
10 13 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.61%) JUnit
13 9 (0.50%) Maven
13 9 (0.50%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.39%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.39%) IntelliJ
15 7 (0.39%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 556 (30.70%) Manufacturing
2 495 (27.33%) Telecoms
3 446 (24.63%) Marketing
4 440 (24.30%) Finance
5 119 (6.57%) Automotive
6 72 (3.98%) Aerospace
7 56 (3.09%) Games
8 46 (2.54%) Retail
9 45 (2.48%) Military
10 21 (1.16%) Banking
11 20 (1.10%) German Language
12 18 (0.99%) French Language
13 17 (0.94%) Avionics
14 16 (0.88%) Legal
15 14 (0.77%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.72%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.66%) Back Office
17 12 (0.66%) Advertising
18 10 (0.55%) Polish Language
19 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (19.82%) Software Engineer
2 258 (14.25%) Developer
3 181 (9.99%) Electronics Engineer
4 135 (7.45%) Design Engineer
5 117 (6.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 96 (5.30%) Hardware Engineer
7 95 (5.25%) Project Manager
8 87 (4.80%) Architect
9 79 (4.36%) Analyst
10 77 (4.25%) Consultant
11 75 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
12 74 (4.09%) Graduate
13 68 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 55 (3.04%) C++ Developer
15 54 (2.98%) Junior
16 51 (2.82%) Author
16 51 (2.82%) Technical Author
17 46 (2.54%) Test Engineer
18 41 (2.26%) Senior Software Engineer
19 40 (2.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (11.54%) .NET
2 130 (7.18%) HTML
3 94 (5.19%) CSS
4 71 (3.92%) XML
5 61 (3.37%) Web Services
6 47 (2.60%) MFC
7 45 (2.48%) jQuery
8 44 (2.43%) HTML5
9 41 (2.26%) Qt
10 39 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 33 (1.82%) REST
11 33 (1.82%) OpenGL
12 31 (1.71%) WPF
13 30 (1.66%) J2EE
14 29 (1.60%) JSON
15 27 (1.49%) SOAP
15 27 (1.49%) Spring
16 26 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (1.38%) XSLT
17 25 (1.38%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 388 (21.42%) DTV
2 335 (18.50%) Computer Science
3 197 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (7.29%) Embedded Systems
5 125 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 114 (6.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 99 (5.47%) Physics
8 95 (5.25%) Algorithms
9 93 (5.14%) VHDL
10 63 (3.48%) Device Driver
11 55 (3.04%) Internet of Things
12 42 (2.32%) Management Information System
13 41 (2.26%) Verilog
14 33 (1.82%) Open Source
14 33 (1.82%) Telematics
15 31 (1.71%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.66%) Visualisation
17 23 (1.27%) Robotics
17 23 (1.27%) User Experience
18 21 (1.16%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 323 (17.84%) Linux
2 316 (17.45%) Windows
3 142 (7.84%) UNIX
4 92 (5.08%) Android
5 50 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 38 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 30 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
11 25 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.05%) Windows Vista
13 17 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.72%) Windows CE
14 13 (0.72%) Solaris
15 11 (0.61%) CentOS
15 11 (0.61%) VxWorks
16 9 (0.50%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (24.57%) Software Engineering
2 385 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
3 380 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
4 379 (20.93%) Programme Management
5 235 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (10.16%) Project Management
7 110 (6.07%) Scrum
8 106 (5.85%) OO
9 90 (4.97%) UML
10 79 (4.36%) TDD
11 73 (4.03%) Validation
12 72 (3.98%) E-Commerce
12 72 (3.98%) CAD
12 72 (3.98%) Signal Processing
13 71 (3.92%) PRINCE2
14 67 (3.70%) MVC
15 55 (3.04%) ITIL
16 54 (2.98%) Mentoring
17 53 (2.93%) Analytics
18 52 (2.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 540 (29.82%) C
2 534 (29.49%) C++
3 261 (14.41%) C#
4 221 (12.20%) Java
5 211 (11.65%) Python
6 193 (10.66%) SQL
7 177 (9.77%) Embedded C
8 124 (6.85%) JavaScript
9 119 (6.57%) Embedded C++
10 86 (4.75%) Assembly Language
11 81 (4.47%) MATLAB
12 73 (4.03%) Perl
13 56 (3.09%) PHP
14 43 (2.37%) Ruby
15 37 (2.04%) VB
16 29 (1.60%) Bash Shell
17 28 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.99%) VC++
19 12 (0.66%) R
19 12 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 677 (37.38%) Degree
2 84 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 51 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (2.10%) HNC
6 33 (1.82%) PhD
7 32 (1.77%) HND
7 32 (1.77%) CCNP
8 25 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.27%) CCNA
9 23 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 19 (1.05%) MCP
11 15 (0.83%) PMP
12 14 (0.77%) CCIE
12 14 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (0.72%) ISEB
14 12 (0.66%) MCSE
14 12 (0.66%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.61%) MCITP
16 10 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.15%) QA
2 49 (2.71%) ISO 9001
3 21 (1.16%) JTAG
4 18 (0.99%) SLA
5 17 (0.94%) IEC 61508
5 17 (0.94%) DO-178B
6 16 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.83%) ISO 14001
8 10 (0.55%) ISO 9002
9 8 (0.44%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.33%) DO-254
11 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.33%) HL7
12 4 (0.22%) COBIT
13 1 (0.055%) TickIT
13 1 (0.055%) GAMP
13 1 (0.055%) DO-160
13 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
System Software
1 201 (11.10%) Firmware
2 43 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 34 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.50%) KVM
6 5 (0.28%) vSphere
6 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.22%) UAG
7 4 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.22%) Xen
8 2 (0.11%) iptables
8 2 (0.11%) NFS
8 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) XenServer
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Postfix
8 2 (0.11%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (2.26%) Puppet
2 34 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.55%) Ansible
4 6 (0.33%) Graphite
5 5 (0.28%) SCCM
5 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.17%) WSUS
6 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.11%) SELinux
7 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.055%) Nmap
8 1 (0.055%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.055%) Control-M
8 1 (0.055%) Nagios
8 1 (0.055%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 386 (21.31%) SAP
2 160 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 127 (7.01%) EMC
4 96 (5.30%) Oracle
5 91 (5.02%) Cisco
6 50 (2.76%) VMware
7 43 (2.37%) Juniper
8 34 (1.88%) IBM
9 29 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.55%) Citrix
11 27 (1.49%) NEC
11 27 (1.49%) Atmel
12 24 (1.33%) Netezza
13 22 (1.21%) F5
14 21 (1.16%) Xilinx
14 21 (1.16%) Mentor Graphics
15 18 (0.99%) Freescale
15 18 (0.99%) Fujitsu
16 17 (0.94%) HP
17 16 (0.88%) hybris
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35k - £55k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + good bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits pool table, xbox, food
Posted: 23 hours ago