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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 314 365 341
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -24
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1011 837 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.05% 1.65% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 876 633 553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
49343 50856 48422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 43.80% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39475 39143 38265
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +50 940 £45,000 +5.88% 255
South East +1 272 £47,500 +13.77% 80
London +31 203 £50,000 +2.04% 21
South West +46 188 £47,500 +11.76% 40
East of England +18 120 £45,000 - 64
Berkshire +67 107 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Cambridgeshire +13 66 £50,000 - 41
Gloucestershire +14 65 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Surrey +41 58 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Bristol +28 55 £48,750 +14.70% 5
East Midlands +18 54 £40,000 +6.66% 15
City of London +22 49 £53,750 +13.15% 1
West Midlands -2 46 £37,500 - 12
Yorkshire +32 37 £40,000 +75.82% 11
Cambridge -7 37 £52,500 +5.00% 35
Hampshire +1 34 £42,500 +8.28% 14
Scotland +1 34 £40,750 +5.84% 5
Newbury +30 32 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +33 27 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Oxfordshire +20 27 £40,000 -13.51% 14
North West +9 25 £35,000 -3.44% 9
Hertfordshire +7 23 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Slough +16 22 £80,000 +45.45% 4
Chertsey +14 22 £50,000 +37.93%
Reading +6 21 £52,500 +2.43% 13
Leeds +25 20 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Edinburgh +6 20 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Dorset -14 19 £30,000 -32.20% 6
Derbyshire -5 18 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Coventry -6 18 £38,250 -10.00% 11

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 798 (40.32%) Manufacturing
2 753 (38.05%) Marketing
3 734 (37.09%) Telecoms
4 677 (34.21%) Finance
5 637 (32.19%) Degree
5 637 (32.19%) Digital Marketing
6 634 (32.04%) DTV
7 625 (31.58%) SAP
8 618 (31.23%) Programme Management
9 617 (31.18%) Business Intelligence
10 615 (31.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 480 (24.25%) C++
12 462 (23.35%) C
13 411 (20.77%) Linux
14 401 (20.26%) Software Engineering
15 332 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
16 320 (16.17%) Windows
17 290 (14.65%) Computer Science
18 257 (12.99%) Java
19 251 (12.68%) C#
20 220 (11.12%) SQL
21 209 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
22 204 (10.31%) Project Management
23 202 (10.21%) Python
24 200 (10.11%) .NET
25 196 (9.90%) Firmware
26 187 (9.45%) JavaScript
27 176 (8.89%) HTML
28 175 (8.84%) Microsoft
29 172 (8.69%) Scrum

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (2.02%) Tomcat
2 34 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.62%) WebSphere
4 30 (1.52%) JBoss
5 27 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.16%) Node.js
7 18 (0.91%) Apache
8 17 (0.86%) Lync
9 15 (0.76%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.66%) Mule
11 12 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.56%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.56%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.51%) SAS
14 9 (0.45%) IIS
15 8 (0.40%) Commerce Server
16 7 (0.35%) Confluence
17 6 (0.30%) CMS
18 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
19 4 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 130 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 47 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (2.32%) MS Office
5 40 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (1.87%) MS Visio
7 32 (1.62%) Simulink
8 29 (1.47%) Fireworks
9 25 (1.26%) MS Project
10 18 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
11 15 (0.76%) AutoCAD
11 15 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.56%) TargetLink
12 11 (0.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 11 (0.56%) PTC Creo
13 10 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.35%) FrameMaker
14 7 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
15 4 (0.20%) Stateflow
15 4 (0.20%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 615 (31.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.10%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.10%) Endur
4 2 (0.10%) Findur
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.17%) SaaS
3 25 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.16%) PaaS
5 20 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.61%) Google App Engine
6 12 (0.61%) Office 365
6 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.35%) IaaS
8 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.051%) GitHub
10 1 (0.051%) Force.com
10 1 (0.051%) Heroku
10 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.20%) LAN
2 95 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 79 (3.99%) Firewall
3 79 (3.99%) Wireless
4 75 (3.79%) Internet
5 69 (3.49%) Ethernet
5 69 (3.49%) WAN
6 35 (1.77%) VoIP
7 33 (1.67%) GSM
7 33 (1.67%) DNS
8 30 (1.52%) VPN
9 27 (1.36%) LTE
10 26 (1.31%) UMTS
10 26 (1.31%) Bluetooth
11 25 (1.26%) SAN
12 24 (1.21%) VLAN
13 22 (1.11%) 3G
14 21 (1.06%) RFID
15 20 (1.01%) HTTP
16 17 (0.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.50%) MySQL
3 72 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 60 (3.03%) Big Data
5 47 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 32 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 31 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (0.71%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.45%) Redis
15 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.44%) Visual Studio
3 63 (3.18%) Subversion
4 45 (2.27%) JIRA
5 37 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.82%) Selenium
7 30 (1.52%) LabVIEW
8 29 (1.47%) JUnit
9 26 (1.31%) Maven
10 23 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 22 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.76%) IntelliJ
13 15 (0.76%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (0.71%) NUnit
15 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.56%) GCC
General
1 798 (40.32%) Manufacturing
2 753 (38.05%) Marketing
3 734 (37.09%) Telecoms
4 677 (34.21%) Finance
5 150 (7.58%) Automotive
6 93 (4.70%) Retail
7 67 (3.39%) Aerospace
8 45 (2.27%) Games
9 32 (1.62%) Banking
10 26 (1.31%) Military
11 22 (1.11%) Back Office
12 21 (1.06%) German Language
13 19 (0.96%) Spanish Language
14 17 (0.86%) French Language
15 15 (0.76%) Avionics
16 14 (0.71%) Legal
17 13 (0.66%) Advertising
18 12 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.51%) Polish Language
20 7 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 331 (16.73%) Developer
2 303 (15.31%) Software Engineer
3 201 (10.16%) Electronics Engineer
4 144 (7.28%) Design Engineer
5 100 (5.05%) Project Manager
6 99 (5.00%) Analyst
7 87 (4.40%) Hardware Engineer
8 86 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 81 (4.09%) Architect
10 78 (3.94%) Consultant
11 73 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 69 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
13 61 (3.08%) Software Developer
13 61 (3.08%) Graduate
14 53 (2.68%) Junior
15 51 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
16 49 (2.48%) Java Developer
17 47 (2.37%) Senior Manager
17 47 (2.37%) Support Engineer
18 46 (2.32%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (10.11%) .NET
2 176 (8.89%) HTML
3 133 (6.72%) CSS
4 90 (4.55%) Web Services
4 90 (4.55%) XML
5 71 (3.59%) jQuery
6 62 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 60 (3.03%) HTML5
8 55 (2.78%) REST
8 55 (2.78%) SOAP
9 53 (2.68%) JSON
10 46 (2.32%) Spring
10 46 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (2.17%) Qt
12 42 (2.12%) MFC
13 41 (2.07%) RESTful
14 39 (1.97%) LAMP
15 36 (1.82%) J2EE
16 31 (1.57%) .NET Framework
17 28 (1.41%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 634 (32.04%) DTV
2 290 (14.65%) Computer Science
3 209 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
5 126 (6.37%) Mathematics
5 126 (6.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 99 (5.00%) Physics
7 94 (4.75%) VHDL
8 91 (4.60%) Data Centre
9 83 (4.19%) Algorithms
10 61 (3.08%) User Experience
11 59 (2.98%) Management Information System
12 46 (2.32%) Mobile App
13 39 (1.97%) Device Driver
14 31 (1.57%) Verilog
15 29 (1.47%) Visualisation
16 24 (1.21%) Data Structures
17 23 (1.16%) Robotics
18 22 (1.11%) Telematics
19 19 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 411 (20.77%) Linux
2 320 (16.17%) Windows
3 165 (8.34%) UNIX
4 112 (5.66%) Android
5 61 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
7 33 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.81%) Solaris
11 16 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.66%) CentOS
12 13 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
13 12 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.56%) Windows CE
15 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (32.19%) Digital Marketing
2 618 (31.23%) Programme Management
3 617 (31.18%) Business Intelligence
4 401 (20.26%) Software Engineering
5 332 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
6 204 (10.31%) Project Management
7 172 (8.69%) Scrum
8 117 (5.91%) E-Commerce
9 104 (5.26%) MVC
10 95 (4.80%) OO
11 92 (4.65%) Validation
11 92 (4.65%) TDD
12 78 (3.94%) UML
13 74 (3.74%) ITIL
14 73 (3.69%) SDLC
15 70 (3.54%) Analytics
16 69 (3.49%) CAD
17 66 (3.34%) Mentoring
18 59 (2.98%) PRINCE2
19 56 (2.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 480 (24.25%) C++
2 462 (23.35%) C
3 257 (12.99%) Java
4 251 (12.68%) C#
5 220 (11.12%) SQL
6 202 (10.21%) Python
7 187 (9.45%) JavaScript
8 141 (7.12%) Embedded C
9 83 (4.19%) Embedded C++
10 66 (3.34%) MATLAB
11 65 (3.28%) PHP
12 59 (2.98%) Assembly Language
13 53 (2.68%) Perl
14 52 (2.63%) Ruby
15 39 (1.97%) VB
16 37 (1.87%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.77%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.01%) VC++
19 20 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 637 (32.19%) Degree
2 62 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 41 (2.07%) PhD
6 34 (1.72%) HNC
7 28 (1.41%) CCNP
8 27 (1.36%) HND
8 27 (1.36%) CCIE
9 24 (1.21%) CCNA
10 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.86%) CISSP
12 15 (0.76%) A+ Certification
13 14 (0.71%) ISEB
13 14 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (0.56%) MCSE
16 10 (0.51%) MCP
16 10 (0.51%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.19%) QA
2 32 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.52%) SLA
4 20 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.76%) ISO 14001
6 13 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.56%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.51%) ISO 9002
8 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.40%) IEC 61508
10 7 (0.35%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.20%) JTAG
12 2 (0.10%) DO-160
12 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.10%) HL7
13 1 (0.051%) COBIT
13 1 (0.051%) DO-254
13 1 (0.051%) ARP4754
13 1 (0.051%) ARP4761
13 1 (0.051%) TickIT
System Software
1 196 (9.90%) Firmware
2 59 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.71%) KVM
6 7 (0.35%) Docker
6 7 (0.35%) XenApp
6 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.30%) vSphere
8 5 (0.25%) XenServer
9 4 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.20%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.10%) Postfix
11 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.10%) Snort
11 2 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (1.87%) Puppet
2 30 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.61%) SCCM
4 11 (0.56%) Graphite
5 9 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.30%) Ansible
7 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.15%) SCOM
9 3 (0.15%) Nmap
10 2 (0.10%) SELinux
10 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.10%) Nessus
11 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.051%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.051%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.051%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.051%) WMI
11 1 (0.051%) WSUS
11 1 (0.051%) Control-M
Vendors
1 625 (31.58%) SAP
2 175 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 124 (6.27%) EMC
4 123 (6.22%) Cisco
5 103 (5.20%) Oracle
6 68 (3.44%) VMware
7 50 (2.53%) Juniper
8 42 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.87%) Citrix
10 27 (1.36%) IBM
11 26 (1.31%) Altera
12 24 (1.21%) Xilinx
12 24 (1.21%) HP
13 23 (1.16%) hybris
14 22 (1.11%) F5
15 21 (1.06%) Mentor Graphics
15 21 (1.06%) Apple
16 20 (1.01%) Netezza
16 20 (1.01%) Freescale
17 19 (0.96%) Atmel
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