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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 326 352 333
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 950 904 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.77% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.94% 1.75% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 837 690 596
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
48861 51533 48053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 44.05% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38798 39959 37779
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 +3 885 £45,000 +5.88% 327
South East +1 269 £45,000 +12.50% 91
London +27 179 £52,500 +2.43% 29
South West +32 176 £43,000 +2.38% 59
East of England -3 104 £45,000 - 69
Berkshire +60 92 £50,000 +14.94% 18
Surrey +59 74 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Cambridgeshire -11 59 £47,500 -2.56% 46
Gloucestershire +21 56 £60,000 +50.00% 12
City of London +35 54 £55,000 +15.18% 4
West Midlands +8 53 £39,000 +4.00% 19
East Midlands +23 52 £40,000 +3.89% 17
Bristol +10 49 £48,750 +14.70% 9
Chertsey +18 33 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +21 30 £40,000 -8.57% 18
Yorkshire +16 30 £40,000 +50.94% 22
Derbyshire +6 30 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Cambridge -27 29 £52,500 +10.52% 36
Hampshire -17 28 £45,750 +1.66% 10
Derby +14 27 £40,000 +3.22% 3
North West +13 24 £40,000 +10.34% 18
Reading +7 24 £39,000 -25.71% 8
Buckinghamshire -31 24 £40,000 +2.56% 22
Scotland +4 23 £38,500 +4.05% 6
Guildford +17 22 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Slough +16 22 £80,000 +96.31%
West Yorkshire +24 21 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Newbury +17 20 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Dorset -8 19 £26,000 -10.34% 5
Leeds +19 18 £40,000 -20.00% 7

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 726 (37.23%) Manufacturing
2 683 (35.03%) Marketing
3 682 (34.97%) Telecoms
4 651 (33.38%) Degree
5 614 (31.49%) Finance
6 567 (29.08%) Digital Marketing
7 562 (28.82%) DTV
8 555 (28.46%) SAP
9 552 (28.31%) Programme Management
10 550 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
11 547 (28.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 507 (26.00%) C++
13 483 (24.77%) C
14 418 (21.44%) Software Engineering
15 402 (20.62%) Linux
16 336 (17.23%) Computer Science
17 318 (16.31%) Windows
18 315 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
19 260 (13.33%) Java
20 259 (13.28%) C#
21 228 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
22 223 (11.44%) SQL
23 219 (11.23%) .NET
24 207 (10.62%) Python
25 198 (10.15%) Project Management
26 182 (9.33%) Firmware
27 169 (8.67%) Microsoft
27 169 (8.67%) JavaScript
28 160 (8.21%) UNIX
28 160 (8.21%) Scrum

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (1.95%) Tomcat
2 34 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 29 (1.49%) JBoss
4 29 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 19 (0.97%) Lync
6 18 (0.92%) Node.js
7 17 (0.87%) Apache
7 17 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.62%) Mule
9 10 (0.51%) GlassFish
9 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.51%) SAS
9 10 (0.51%) IIS
10 9 (0.46%) Commerce Server
10 9 (0.46%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.26%) Confluence
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 131 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.62%) MS Office
3 42 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.10%) Photoshop
5 39 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 35 (1.79%) MS Project
7 31 (1.59%) Simulink
8 23 (1.18%) Fireworks
9 17 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
10 15 (0.77%) AutoCAD
11 13 (0.67%) FrameMaker
12 12 (0.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 12 (0.62%) PTC Creo
13 10 (0.51%) TargetLink
14 9 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (0.46%) PaintShop Pro
15 5 (0.26%) Stateflow
16 4 (0.21%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 547 (28.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.10%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.051%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.051%) Endur
5 1 (0.051%) Findur
5 1 (0.051%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.05%) SaaS
3 26 (1.33%) PaaS
4 22 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.51%) Office 365
7 7 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.31%) IaaS
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.051%) Force.com
11 1 (0.051%) Heroku
11 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.051%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.051%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 110 (5.64%) TCP/IP
2 107 (5.49%) LAN
3 85 (4.36%) Firewall
4 84 (4.31%) Wireless
5 76 (3.90%) Internet
6 71 (3.64%) Ethernet
7 68 (3.49%) WAN
8 41 (2.10%) GSM
9 36 (1.85%) VoIP
10 31 (1.59%) DNS
11 30 (1.54%) UMTS
11 30 (1.54%) Bluetooth
12 29 (1.49%) LTE
13 28 (1.44%) VPN
14 26 (1.33%) VLAN
15 25 (1.28%) RFID
16 24 (1.23%) SAN
17 23 (1.18%) HTTP
18 21 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
19 20 (1.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.77%) MySQL
3 77 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 51 (2.62%) Big Data
5 45 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 35 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 31 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.72%) Couchbase
14 14 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.41%) Redis
16 7 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
18 5 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 88 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 70 (3.59%) Visual Studio
3 58 (2.97%) Subversion
4 39 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.95%) JIRA
6 34 (1.74%) Selenium
7 29 (1.49%) LabVIEW
8 27 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.33%) JUnit
10 22 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
11 21 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (1.03%) Maven
13 15 (0.77%) NUnit
13 15 (0.77%) IntelliJ
13 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.62%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.56%) GCC
15 11 (0.56%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 726 (37.23%) Manufacturing
2 683 (35.03%) Marketing
3 682 (34.97%) Telecoms
4 614 (31.49%) Finance
5 147 (7.54%) Automotive
6 83 (4.26%) Retail
7 61 (3.13%) Aerospace
8 48 (2.46%) Games
9 31 (1.59%) Banking
10 28 (1.44%) Military
11 23 (1.18%) German Language
12 22 (1.13%) Back Office
13 19 (0.97%) Spanish Language
14 18 (0.92%) French Language
15 17 (0.87%) Legal
16 15 (0.77%) Avionics
17 14 (0.72%) Advertising
18 10 (0.51%) Polish Language
19 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 335 (17.18%) Software Engineer
2 315 (16.15%) Developer
3 182 (9.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 144 (7.38%) Design Engineer
5 93 (4.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 93 (4.77%) Architect
5 93 (4.77%) Project Manager
6 87 (4.46%) Analyst
7 81 (4.15%) Consultant
8 79 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
9 77 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
10 68 (3.49%) Senior Developer
11 66 (3.38%) Graduate
12 62 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 58 (2.97%) Junior
14 54 (2.77%) C++ Developer
15 49 (2.51%) Senior Software Engineer
16 48 (2.46%) Java Developer
17 45 (2.31%) Test Engineer
18 44 (2.26%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (11.23%) .NET
2 159 (8.15%) HTML
3 112 (5.74%) CSS
4 98 (5.03%) XML
5 81 (4.15%) Web Services
6 58 (2.97%) jQuery
7 57 (2.92%) ASP.NET
8 55 (2.82%) JSON
8 55 (2.82%) HTML5
8 55 (2.82%) REST
9 53 (2.72%) SOAP
10 45 (2.31%) MFC
10 45 (2.31%) LAMP
11 43 (2.21%) Qt
12 42 (2.15%) Spring
12 42 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (1.95%) RESTful
14 32 (1.64%) J2EE
15 30 (1.54%) .NET Framework
16 27 (1.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 562 (28.82%) DTV
2 336 (17.23%) Computer Science
3 228 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (6.87%) Embedded Systems
5 122 (6.26%) Mathematics
6 105 (5.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 94 (4.82%) Data Centre
8 88 (4.51%) Algorithms
8 88 (4.51%) Physics
9 79 (4.05%) VHDL
10 67 (3.44%) Management Information System
11 55 (2.82%) User Experience
12 47 (2.41%) Device Driver
13 43 (2.21%) Mobile App
14 31 (1.59%) Visualisation
15 28 (1.44%) Verilog
16 25 (1.28%) Telematics
17 22 (1.13%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.13%) Robotics
18 21 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 402 (20.62%) Linux
2 318 (16.31%) Windows
3 160 (8.21%) UNIX
4 108 (5.54%) Android
5 57 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 31 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.67%) Solaris
12 12 (0.62%) CentOS
13 11 (0.56%) Windows CE
14 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
15 8 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (29.08%) Digital Marketing
2 552 (28.31%) Programme Management
3 550 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
4 418 (21.44%) Software Engineering
5 315 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (10.15%) Project Management
7 160 (8.21%) Scrum
8 107 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 99 (5.08%) MVC
10 91 (4.67%) TDD
10 91 (4.67%) OO
11 85 (4.36%) UML
12 83 (4.26%) Validation
13 78 (4.00%) ITIL
14 75 (3.85%) Analytics
15 71 (3.64%) SDLC
16 64 (3.28%) CAD
17 63 (3.23%) PRINCE2
18 61 (3.13%) Mentoring
19 60 (3.08%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 507 (26.00%) C++
2 483 (24.77%) C
3 260 (13.33%) Java
4 259 (13.28%) C#
5 223 (11.44%) SQL
6 207 (10.62%) Python
7 169 (8.67%) JavaScript
8 154 (7.90%) Embedded C
9 94 (4.82%) Embedded C++
10 73 (3.74%) PHP
11 71 (3.64%) MATLAB
12 64 (3.28%) Assembly Language
13 54 (2.77%) Perl
14 44 (2.26%) Ruby
15 41 (2.10%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.79%) VB
17 27 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.13%) VC++
19 19 (0.97%) T-SQL
20 15 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 651 (33.38%) Degree
2 72 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.05%) HNC
6 35 (1.79%) PhD
7 29 (1.49%) CCNP
8 27 (1.38%) CCIE
9 25 (1.28%) CCNA
10 24 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.13%) HND
12 16 (0.82%) CISSP
13 15 (0.77%) ISEB
14 13 (0.67%) A+ Certification
14 13 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.62%) MCSE
15 12 (0.62%) MCP
16 11 (0.56%) MCITP
17 10 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.05%) QA
2 41 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.54%) SLA
4 23 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 14 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.62%) DO-178B
8 10 (0.51%) ISO 9002
8 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.51%) JTAG
9 8 (0.41%) IEC 61508
10 7 (0.36%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.21%) HL7
12 2 (0.10%) DO-160
12 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
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
1 182 (9.33%) Firmware
2 54 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.92%) KVM
6 6 (0.31%) vSphere
7 5 (0.26%) Docker
7 5 (0.26%) XenApp
7 5 (0.26%) XenServer
7 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.15%) Xen
10 2 (0.10%) Postfix
10 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.10%) Snort
10 2 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (2.26%) Puppet
2 31 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.77%) Graphite
4 11 (0.56%) SCCM
5 9 (0.46%) Ansible
6 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.10%) SELinux
8 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.051%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.051%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.051%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.051%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.051%) SCOM
9 1 (0.051%) Control-M
9 1 (0.051%) Nagios
9 1 (0.051%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.051%) Nmap
Vendors
1 555 (28.46%) SAP
2 169 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 125 (6.41%) Cisco
4 110 (5.64%) EMC
5 109 (5.59%) Oracle
6 57 (2.92%) VMware
7 54 (2.77%) Juniper
8 39 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.74%) Citrix
10 32 (1.64%) IBM
11 28 (1.44%) Netezza
12 25 (1.28%) F5
13 24 (1.23%) HP
14 22 (1.13%) Apple
14 22 (1.13%) hybris
15 21 (1.08%) Mentor Graphics
15 21 (1.08%) Atmel
16 20 (1.03%) ATG
17 19 (0.97%) NEC
17 19 (0.97%) Xilinx
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