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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 378 344 306
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -38
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 760 835 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.76% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.57% 1.75% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 490 608 774
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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
48431 47710 50056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.24% 43.57% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38906 37081 41735
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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 -7 719 £42,500 +6.25% 267
South East -32 241 £47,500 +13.09% 85
East of England -33 134 £40,000 - 59
London +35 126 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Cambridgeshire -2 104 £40,000 -11.11% 40
Cambridge -2 102 £40,000 -11.11% 33
South West -2 72 £40,000 +14.28% 51
West Midlands +19 42 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Berkshire 0 39 £60,000 +41.17% 16
Surrey -25 38 £47,500 +14.45% 19
Reading +20 37 £60,500 +66.89% 4
East Midlands +27 35 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Hampshire -27 32 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Gloucestershire -7 30 £40,000 +21.21% 7
Yorkshire -10 30 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Middlesex +3 27 £51,250 +60.15%
West Sussex +2 27 £45,000 +20.00% 4
City of London +44 26 £63,750 +41.66% 11
North West -10 24 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Brighton -27 22 £40,000 -4.76% 2
East Sussex -31 22 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Oxfordshire +11 21 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Staffordshire +20 19 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Basingstoke +17 19 £37,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £42,500 +18.05% 10
South Yorkshire -13 19 £35,000 - 4
Derbyshire +18 18 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wales -4 18 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Scotland -21 18 £38,500 +4.05% 2
Guildford -8 17 £52,500 +150.00% 8

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 697 (44.31%) Degree
2 451 (28.67%) C
3 438 (27.84%) C++
4 423 (26.89%) Software Engineering
5 401 (25.49%) Manufacturing
6 391 (24.86%) Telecoms
7 338 (21.49%) Finance
8 331 (21.04%) Marketing
9 290 (18.44%) DTV
10 282 (17.93%) Windows
11 281 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
12 276 (17.55%) SAP
13 275 (17.48%) Linux
14 273 (17.36%) Computer Science
15 269 (17.10%) Programme Management
16 264 (16.78%) Digital Marketing
16 264 (16.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 218 (13.86%) C#
18 191 (12.14%) Firmware
19 157 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
20 150 (9.54%) SQL
21 147 (9.35%) Embedded Systems
22 142 (9.03%) .NET
23 135 (8.58%) Aerospace
23 135 (8.58%) Project Management
24 134 (8.52%) Java
25 131 (8.33%) Embedded C
26 128 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
27 124 (7.88%) Security Cleared
28 121 (7.69%) Python

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (1.91%) MS Exchange
2 28 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.59%) CMS
4 24 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.02%) IIS
6 10 (0.64%) Apache
7 9 (0.57%) Lync
8 8 (0.51%) Node.js
9 7 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.38%) WordPress
10 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.25%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.19%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 90 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.99%) Simulink
3 42 (2.67%) MS Office
4 28 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.46%) MS Project
6 16 (1.02%) TargetLink
7 15 (0.95%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.76%) Stateflow
9 11 (0.70%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.51%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.13%) Windchill
14 2 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.13%) SPSS
15 1 (0.064%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.064%) Maya
Business Applications
1 264 (16.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.32%) LabWindows
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.064%) Documaker
8 1 (0.064%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.064%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.95%) SaaS
2 13 (0.83%) Basecamp
3 9 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.25%) Office 365
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.72%) Ethernet
2 85 (5.40%) TCP/IP
3 77 (4.90%) Wireless
4 76 (4.83%) Internet
5 50 (3.18%) Firewall
6 48 (3.05%) LAN
7 39 (2.48%) DNS
8 34 (2.16%) WAN
9 32 (2.03%) VPN
10 31 (1.97%) GSM
11 29 (1.84%) GPRS
12 27 (1.72%) DHCP
12 27 (1.72%) HTTP
13 26 (1.65%) 3G
14 25 (1.59%) SAN
15 18 (1.14%) Bluetooth
16 15 (0.95%) iSCSI
17 14 (0.89%) DVB
18 12 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
19 11 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.18%) MySQL
3 21 (1.34%) Big Data
4 18 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.45%) DTS
12 6 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.32%) DB2
13 5 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 54 (3.43%) Subversion
2 51 (3.24%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.16%) LabVIEW
4 31 (1.97%) JIRA
5 27 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.65%) Selenium
7 21 (1.34%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
9 18 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
11 11 (0.70%) PVCS
12 10 (0.64%) JUnit
13 9 (0.57%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.57%) GDB
14 8 (0.51%) Maven
15 6 (0.38%) NUnit
15 6 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.32%) Ant
16 5 (0.32%) TestNG
17 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 401 (25.49%) Manufacturing
2 391 (24.86%) Telecoms
3 338 (21.49%) Finance
4 331 (21.04%) Marketing
5 135 (8.58%) Aerospace
6 109 (6.93%) Military
7 63 (4.01%) Automotive
8 42 (2.67%) Retail
9 38 (2.42%) Games
10 19 (1.21%) French Language
11 17 (1.08%) Advertising
12 16 (1.02%) Legal
13 14 (0.89%) Banking
13 14 (0.89%) Back Office
14 12 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.57%) Publishing
16 8 (0.51%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.45%) Billing
17 7 (0.45%) German Language
18 6 (0.38%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 343 (21.81%) Software Engineer
2 164 (10.43%) Developer
2 164 (10.43%) Electronics Engineer
3 119 (7.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 80 (5.09%) Analyst
5 78 (4.96%) Design Engineer
6 77 (4.90%) Project Manager
7 74 (4.70%) Architect
8 68 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 60 (3.81%) Hardware Engineer
9 60 (3.81%) Graduate
10 48 (3.05%) Consultant
10 48 (3.05%) Firmware Engineer
11 47 (2.99%) Junior
12 46 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
13 45 (2.86%) Support Engineer
14 41 (2.61%) Software Developer
14 41 (2.61%) Test Engineer
15 35 (2.23%) Principal Engineer
16 34 (2.16%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (9.03%) .NET
2 115 (7.31%) HTML
3 84 (5.34%) CSS
4 60 (3.81%) XML
5 43 (2.73%) WPF
6 42 (2.67%) Web Services
7 33 (2.10%) MFC
8 27 (1.72%) jQuery
8 27 (1.72%) Qt
9 26 (1.65%) HTML5
9 26 (1.65%) Flash
10 25 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 25 (1.59%) OpenGL
11 24 (1.53%) SOAP
12 23 (1.46%) RESTful
13 22 (1.40%) XSLT
13 22 (1.40%) J2EE
13 22 (1.40%) Spring
14 20 (1.27%) WCF
14 20 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 290 (18.44%) DTV
2 273 (17.36%) Computer Science
3 147 (9.35%) Embedded Systems
4 128 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (7.44%) Mathematics
6 116 (7.37%) Physics
7 98 (6.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 75 (4.77%) Management Information System
9 72 (4.58%) Algorithms
10 48 (3.05%) VHDL
11 42 (2.67%) Mobile App
12 40 (2.54%) Device Driver
13 39 (2.48%) User Experience
14 25 (1.59%) Chemistry
15 24 (1.53%) Internet of Things
16 22 (1.40%) Visualisation
17 20 (1.27%) CUDA
17 20 (1.27%) Verilog
18 19 (1.21%) Open Source
19 18 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 282 (17.93%) Windows
2 275 (17.48%) Linux
3 81 (5.15%) Android
4 72 (4.58%) UNIX
5 55 (3.50%) Embedded Linux
6 39 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 29 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.14%) SUSE
12 11 (0.70%) VxWorks
12 11 (0.70%) Solaris
12 11 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.64%) Windows CE
13 10 (0.64%) CentOS
14 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (26.89%) Software Engineering
2 281 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 269 (17.10%) Programme Management
4 264 (16.78%) Digital Marketing
5 157 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (8.58%) Project Management
7 96 (6.10%) UML
8 90 (5.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 74 (4.70%) OO
10 65 (4.13%) Validation
11 63 (4.01%) ITIL
12 60 (3.81%) CAD
13 55 (3.50%) Scrum
14 53 (3.37%) TDD
15 50 (3.18%) E-Commerce
15 50 (3.18%) Signal Processing
16 48 (3.05%) Configuration Management
17 47 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (2.99%) Mentoring
18 35 (2.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 451 (28.67%) C
2 438 (27.84%) C++
3 218 (13.86%) C#
4 150 (9.54%) SQL
5 134 (8.52%) Java
6 131 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 121 (7.69%) Python
8 81 (5.15%) Assembly Language
9 80 (5.09%) MATLAB
10 75 (4.77%) JavaScript
11 66 (4.20%) Embedded C++
12 53 (3.37%) Perl
13 44 (2.80%) PHP
14 40 (2.54%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.97%) VB
16 29 (1.84%) Ruby
17 28 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.27%) PowerShell
19 18 (1.14%) VC++
20 17 (1.08%) Ada
Qualifications
1 697 (44.31%) Degree
2 124 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.24%) HND
5 40 (2.54%) HNC
6 35 (2.23%) PhD
7 33 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (1.59%) CCNA
9 24 (1.53%) Chartered Engineer
10 23 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.21%) CCNP
12 14 (0.89%) JNCIP
13 13 (0.83%) MCSE
13 13 (0.83%) MCP
14 11 (0.70%) CCDA
14 11 (0.70%) JNCIA
14 11 (0.70%) JNCIS
14 11 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.64%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.10%) QA
2 30 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 28 (1.78%) SLA
4 18 (1.14%) IEC 61508
5 15 (0.95%) JTAG
6 14 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.89%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.38%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.32%) DO-254
8 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 191 (12.14%) Firmware
2 45 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.64%) vSphere
6 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.25%) Xen
9 3 (0.19%) XenServer
9 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.13%) Docker
10 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.13%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.064%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.064%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (0.89%) SCCM
2 11 (0.70%) Puppet
3 10 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.32%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.32%) SCOM
5 4 (0.25%) SELinux
5 4 (0.25%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.13%) Ansible
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.064%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.064%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.064%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.064%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.064%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 276 (17.55%) SAP
2 112 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.21%) EMC
4 77 (4.90%) VMware
5 57 (3.62%) Oracle
6 42 (2.67%) Cisco
7 33 (2.10%) Dell
8 26 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.34%) Citrix
10 20 (1.27%) Adobe
11 17 (1.08%) Xilinx
12 16 (1.02%) Juniper
13 15 (0.95%) SolidWorks
13 15 (0.95%) Altera
14 14 (0.89%) Google
14 14 (0.89%) MathWorks
14 14 (0.89%) IBM
15 13 (0.83%) NEC
16 11 (0.70%) MKS
16 11 (0.70%) HP
West Midlands (County)
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits FREE FOOD
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Connectus
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EMC Computer Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competative
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 2 days ago