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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 353 386 300
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -86
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 800 679 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.66% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.73% 1.51% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 539 505 734
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
46143 44950 47443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.58% 43.81% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37064 34852 39190
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +53 751 £42,500 +6.25% 309
South East -46 207 £47,500 +14.45% 97
East of England +28 191 £40,000 -11.11% 58
Cambridgeshire +14 137 £40,000 -11.11% 36
Cambridge +15 133 £40,000 -11.11% 26
London +64 129 £50,000 +11.11% 33
South West -11 67 £38,750 +4.72% 64
East Midlands +28 40 £37,500 +4.16% 17
West Midlands +13 40 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Surrey -21 40 £47,500 +14.45% 25
Hampshire -18 38 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Berkshire -1 33 £60,000 +50.00% 18
City of London +25 28 £67,500 +3.84% 12
Yorkshire +7 28 £35,000 -17.64% 11
North West +4 27 £39,000 +23.80% 16
Reading +18 25 £60,250 +69.12% 8
West Sussex +8 25 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Derbyshire +27 22 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Wales -11 22 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Scotland -15 22 £38,500 +4.05% 4
Staffordshire +21 21 £45,000 +20.00%
Essex -17 21 £48,750 +50.00% 4
Oxfordshire -4 20 £47,500 +46.15% 17
North East -9 19 £35,000 - 5
Derby +7 18 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Brighton -19 18 £40,000 -4.76% 2
East Sussex -26 18 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Durham +10 17 £35,000 - 4
Basingstoke -1 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -15 17 £45,000 +20.00% 11

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (44.92%) Degree
2 449 (29.79%) C
3 431 (28.60%) C++
4 415 (27.54%) Software Engineering
5 377 (25.02%) Manufacturing
6 351 (23.29%) Telecoms
7 305 (20.24%) Finance
8 293 (19.44%) Marketing
9 283 (18.78%) Windows
10 278 (18.45%) Computer Science
11 266 (17.65%) DTV
12 252 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
12 252 (16.72%) Linux
13 246 (16.32%) SAP
14 241 (15.99%) Programme Management
15 240 (15.93%) Digital Marketing
16 239 (15.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 203 (13.47%) C#
18 182 (12.08%) Firmware
19 160 (10.62%) Project Management
20 156 (10.35%) SQL
20 156 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
21 140 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
22 137 (9.09%) Java
23 135 (8.96%) Python
23 135 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
24 131 (8.69%) .NET
25 129 (8.56%) Embedded C
26 122 (8.10%) Microsoft
26 122 (8.10%) Security Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 23 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.33%) Lync
4 20 (1.33%) CMS
5 15 (1.00%) IIS
6 12 (0.80%) Node.js
7 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.40%) WordPress
10 6 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (0.40%) Apache
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.27%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.25%) MS Office
3 43 (2.85%) MS Project
4 42 (2.79%) Simulink
5 23 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (1.39%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.80%) TargetLink
7 12 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.80%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.73%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.53%) Stateflow
11 6 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 5 (0.33%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.13%) SPSS
14 2 (0.13%) Windchill
14 2 (0.13%) CATIA
14 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 239 (15.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.33%) LabWindows
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.066%) BASE24
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.066%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.066%) Documaker
6 1 (0.066%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.066%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.73%) SaaS
2 10 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.60%) IaaS
4 8 (0.53%) Office 365
5 7 (0.46%) Basecamp
6 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.24%) Ethernet
1 94 (6.24%) Internet
2 86 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 80 (5.31%) Wireless
4 57 (3.78%) LAN
5 56 (3.72%) Firewall
6 43 (2.85%) WAN
7 42 (2.79%) DNS
8 37 (2.46%) VPN
9 31 (2.06%) SAN
10 28 (1.86%) 3G
11 27 (1.79%) DHCP
12 26 (1.73%) HTTP
13 24 (1.59%) GPRS
14 22 (1.46%) GSM
15 15 (1.00%) iSCSI
16 14 (0.93%) VLAN
16 14 (0.93%) DVB
16 14 (0.93%) Bluetooth
17 13 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.05%) MySQL
3 23 (1.53%) Big Data
4 19 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 13 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 10 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.40%) DTS
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (3.58%) Visual Studio
2 47 (3.12%) Subversion
3 35 (2.32%) LabVIEW
4 26 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.73%) Eclipse
5 20 (1.33%) JIRA
6 15 (1.00%) Selenium
6 15 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (0.86%) PVCS
8 9 (0.60%) JUnit
8 9 (0.60%) GDB
9 7 (0.46%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.46%) Maven
9 7 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.40%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.33%) Ant
11 5 (0.33%) TestNG
12 4 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 377 (25.02%) Manufacturing
2 351 (23.29%) Telecoms
3 305 (20.24%) Finance
4 293 (19.44%) Marketing
5 115 (7.63%) Aerospace
6 100 (6.64%) Military
7 68 (4.51%) Automotive
8 38 (2.52%) Games
9 30 (1.99%) Retail
10 18 (1.19%) French Language
11 16 (1.06%) Advertising
12 15 (1.00%) Legal
13 14 (0.93%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.73%) Back Office
14 11 (0.73%) Banking
15 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.60%) German Language
16 8 (0.53%) Avionics
16 8 (0.53%) Publishing
17 5 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 332 (22.03%) Software Engineer
2 154 (10.22%) Electronics Engineer
2 154 (10.22%) Developer
3 111 (7.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 81 (5.37%) Project Manager
5 77 (5.11%) Design Engineer
6 69 (4.58%) Analyst
7 68 (4.51%) Architect
8 63 (4.18%) Graduate
9 62 (4.11%) Hardware Engineer
10 61 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 60 (3.98%) Consultant
12 52 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
13 47 (3.12%) Software Developer
14 43 (2.85%) Test Engineer
15 42 (2.79%) Support Engineer
16 36 (2.39%) Junior
17 29 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
18 28 (1.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
19 27 (1.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (8.69%) .NET
2 103 (6.83%) HTML
3 69 (4.58%) CSS
4 53 (3.52%) XML
5 40 (2.65%) WPF
6 38 (2.52%) Web Services
7 36 (2.39%) MFC
8 29 (1.92%) OpenGL
8 29 (1.92%) Direct3D
9 27 (1.79%) Qt
10 26 (1.73%) XSLT
11 25 (1.66%) SOAP
11 25 (1.66%) HTML5
12 23 (1.53%) RESTful
13 22 (1.46%) STL
14 21 (1.39%) Middleware
14 21 (1.39%) J2EE
15 20 (1.33%) jQuery
16 19 (1.26%) Flash
16 19 (1.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 278 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 266 (17.65%) DTV
3 140 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
5 120 (7.96%) Mathematics
6 115 (7.63%) Physics
7 106 (7.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 74 (4.91%) Algorithms
9 65 (4.31%) Management Information System
10 61 (4.05%) VHDL
11 44 (2.92%) Device Driver
12 41 (2.72%) Internet of Things
13 34 (2.26%) Mobile App
14 32 (2.12%) Verilog
15 29 (1.92%) User Experience
16 27 (1.79%) Visualisation
17 25 (1.66%) Chemistry
18 23 (1.53%) CUDA
19 22 (1.46%) Open Source
19 22 (1.46%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 283 (18.78%) Windows
2 252 (16.72%) Linux
3 76 (5.04%) UNIX
4 71 (4.71%) Android
5 50 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (3.19%) Embedded Linux
7 40 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 30 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 29 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.19%) SUSE
12 16 (1.06%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.93%) VxWorks
14 11 (0.73%) Solaris
15 10 (0.66%) CentOS
15 10 (0.66%) Windows CE
15 10 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (27.54%) Software Engineering
2 252 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
3 241 (15.99%) Programme Management
4 240 (15.93%) Digital Marketing
5 160 (10.62%) Project Management
6 156 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (5.97%) UML
8 89 (5.91%) Embedded Software Development
9 85 (5.64%) OO
10 74 (4.91%) CAD
11 58 (3.85%) Validation
12 57 (3.78%) ITIL
13 52 (3.45%) Scrum
14 51 (3.38%) TDD
15 49 (3.25%) Mentoring
16 44 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (2.72%) Signal Processing
18 38 (2.52%) PRINCE2
18 38 (2.52%) E-Commerce
19 37 (2.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 449 (29.79%) C
2 431 (28.60%) C++
3 203 (13.47%) C#
4 156 (10.35%) SQL
5 137 (9.09%) Java
6 135 (8.96%) Python
7 129 (8.56%) Embedded C
8 84 (5.57%) MATLAB
9 83 (5.51%) Assembly Language
10 72 (4.78%) JavaScript
10 72 (4.78%) Embedded C++
11 67 (4.45%) Perl
12 45 (2.99%) PHP
13 44 (2.92%) Bash Shell
14 34 (2.26%) VB
15 31 (2.06%) Ruby
16 22 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.39%) VC++
17 21 (1.39%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 677 (44.92%) Degree
2 122 (8.10%) Security Cleared
3 96 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.05%) HND
5 42 (2.79%) HNC
5 42 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (2.06%) PhD
7 27 (1.79%) CCNP
8 25 (1.66%) CCNA
8 25 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (1.46%) MCP
10 21 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 21 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
11 15 (1.00%) PMP
12 14 (0.93%) JNCIP
12 14 (0.93%) MCSE
13 11 (0.73%) CCDA
13 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.73%) JNCIA
13 11 (0.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.19%) QA
2 31 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 24 (1.59%) SLA
4 21 (1.39%) IEC 61508
5 16 (1.06%) JTAG
6 13 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.73%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.53%) DO-254
9 7 (0.46%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.27%) COBIT
11 3 (0.20%) HL7
12 1 (0.066%) GAMP
12 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 182 (12.08%) Firmware
2 48 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.66%) vSphere
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.33%) Xen
9 3 (0.20%) XenServer
10 2 (0.13%) UAG
10 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.13%) Docker
10 2 (0.13%) KVM
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.93%) Puppet
1 14 (0.93%) SCCM
2 11 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.33%) SCOM
3 5 (0.33%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.27%) SELinux
4 4 (0.27%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.20%) Ansible
6 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.13%) WSUS
6 2 (0.13%) Nagios
6 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.066%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.066%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 246 (16.32%) SAP
2 122 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 88 (5.84%) EMC
4 77 (5.11%) VMware
5 49 (3.25%) Cisco
6 47 (3.12%) Oracle
7 30 (1.99%) Dell
8 26 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.53%) Xilinx
10 22 (1.46%) Juniper
11 19 (1.26%) Citrix
12 17 (1.13%) NEC
12 17 (1.13%) Altera
12 17 (1.13%) Atmel
13 15 (1.00%) Adobe
14 12 (0.80%) Google
14 12 (0.80%) SolidWorks
15 11 (0.73%) IBM
15 11 (0.73%) HP
16 10 (0.66%) Lauterbach
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension + 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago