The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 303 324 416
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +92
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 907 1034 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.96% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.46% 2.17% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 805 854 500
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
36897 47667 49658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.25% 44.30% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29659 38321 39625
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 862 £45,000 - 313
South East -10 200 £45,000 - 52
London +65 169 £55,000 +4.76% 72
South West -17 159 £45,000 -10.00% 85
East of England +27 130 £47,500 -9.52% 55
Cambridgeshire -4 73 £47,500 -9.52% 37
West Midlands +26 70 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Gloucestershire -18 64 £47,500 -20.83% 33
Hampshire +30 61 £38,500 -19.79% 17
Bristol +14 61 £46,000 -16.36% 29
Cambridge +2 59 £50,000 -4.76% 32
Berkshire +11 53 £51,250 -6.81% 18
Yorkshire +25 48 £40,000 -3.03% 13
North West +3 47 £42,500 +8.28% 18
Manchester +11 39 £42,500 +3.65% 15
Surrey +15 35 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hertfordshire +21 34 £50,000 -9.09% 10
East Midlands -5 34 £37,500 -11.76% 9
South Yorkshire - 24 £47,000 - 4
Cheltenham -3 22 £51,250 -14.58% 9
Reading +39 21 £50,000 - 3
Devon -8 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Essex +31 18 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Greenwich - 18 £45,000 - 5
Southampton +15 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hereford - 17 £48,500 -
Herefordshire - 17 £48,500 -
Scotland +17 15 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Nottinghamshire +10 15 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Yorkshire +10 15 £35,000 +20.68% 7

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Electronics.

1 679 (37.43%) Manufacturing
2 673 (37.10%) Telecoms
3 632 (34.84%) Marketing
4 621 (34.23%) Finance
5 581 (32.03%) Digital Marketing
6 566 (31.20%) Business Intelligence
7 556 (30.65%) SAP
8 551 (30.37%) Programme Management
9 546 (30.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 535 (29.49%) Degree
11 471 (25.96%) Software Engineering
12 417 (22.99%) C
13 373 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
14 352 (19.40%) C++
15 323 (17.81%) Linux
16 294 (16.21%) C#
17 237 (13.07%) Java
18 218 (12.02%) SQL
19 203 (11.19%) Windows
20 197 (10.86%) JavaScript
21 187 (10.31%) .NET
22 179 (9.87%) Computer Science
23 177 (9.76%) HTML
23 177 (9.76%) Scrum
24 173 (9.54%) Firmware
25 172 (9.48%) Python
26 169 (9.32%) Embedded C
27 163 (8.99%) TDD
28 150 (8.27%) Git (software)
29 143 (7.88%) CSS

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (1.98%) Confluence
1 36 (1.98%) Mule
2 35 (1.93%) JBoss
3 34 (1.87%) Mule ESB
3 34 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 26 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.32%) CMS
6 21 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.83%) Apache
8 14 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.61%) IIS
10 10 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.33%) SAS
12 5 (0.28%) nginx
12 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 73 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.98%) MS Office
3 33 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.21%) Simulink
5 19 (1.05%) OrCAD
6 18 (0.99%) MS Project
7 17 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
8 16 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.66%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.55%) FrameMaker
10 10 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.11%) Gliffy
13 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 546 (30.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.28%) Summit
4 4 (0.22%) Magento
4 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.17%) HFM
5 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.055%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.055%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.055%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 108 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (4.41%) SaaS
3 76 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.10%) PaaS
7 18 (0.99%) IaaS
8 10 (0.55%) Office 365
9 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.28%) GitHub
11 4 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.17%) Force.com
12 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) AdWords
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) Heroku
13 2 (0.11%) iTunes
13 2 (0.11%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.02%) Wireless
2 79 (4.36%) Ethernet
3 72 (3.97%) Internet
4 58 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.59%) Firewall
6 45 (2.48%) VoIP
7 44 (2.43%) Bluetooth
8 39 (2.15%) LAN
9 36 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (1.87%) WAN
11 32 (1.76%) DNS
12 31 (1.71%) GPRS
12 31 (1.71%) RS-232
13 29 (1.60%) RS-485
14 27 (1.49%) SSL
15 26 (1.43%) 3G
15 26 (1.43%) VPN
16 24 (1.32%) SSH
17 23 (1.27%) SNMP
18 22 (1.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 72 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 54 (2.98%) MySQL
5 38 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 32 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 30 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 27 (1.49%) Big Data
8 27 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (0.50%) Redis
11 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 8 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.33%) HBase
13 6 (0.33%) Sqoop
14 5 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 150 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 102 (5.62%) JIRA
3 55 (3.03%) JUnit
4 45 (2.48%) Subversion
5 38 (2.09%) Visual Studio
6 36 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 30 (1.65%) IntelliJ
8 28 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (1.16%) Selenium
11 19 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.94%) LabVIEW
13 16 (0.88%) Zephyr
14 14 (0.77%) Maven
15 11 (0.61%) Mockito
16 10 (0.55%) TestNG
17 9 (0.50%) VectorCAST
17 9 (0.50%) WebDriver
18 8 (0.44%) Bitbucket
19 6 (0.33%) Gradle
General
1 679 (37.43%) Manufacturing
2 673 (37.10%) Telecoms
3 632 (34.84%) Marketing
4 621 (34.23%) Finance
5 101 (5.57%) Automotive
6 76 (4.19%) Retail
7 65 (3.58%) Aerospace
8 43 (2.37%) Multimedia
9 40 (2.21%) Advertising
10 37 (2.04%) Military
11 30 (1.65%) Games
12 21 (1.16%) Avionics
13 16 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
14 12 (0.66%) French Language
15 11 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.50%) German Language
17 8 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
17 8 (0.44%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.39%) Legal
19 6 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 326 (17.97%) Developer
2 286 (15.77%) Software Engineer
3 238 (13.12%) Electronics Engineer
4 190 (10.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 142 (7.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 114 (6.28%) Design Engineer
6 114 (6.28%) Senior Developer
7 99 (5.46%) Analyst
8 89 (4.91%) Java Developer
9 87 (4.80%) C# Developer
10 86 (4.74%) .NET Developer
11 84 (4.63%) Software Developer
12 81 (4.47%) Hardware Engineer
13 66 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
14 60 (3.31%) Electronics Design Engineer
15 57 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
16 56 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
17 55 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
18 54 (2.98%) Test Engineer
19 52 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (10.31%) .NET
2 177 (9.76%) HTML
3 143 (7.88%) CSS
4 119 (6.56%) Web Services
5 99 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 93 (5.13%) XML
7 84 (4.63%) REST
8 83 (4.58%) Spring
9 74 (4.08%) HTML5
10 73 (4.02%) ASP.NET
10 73 (4.02%) jQuery
11 71 (3.91%) SOAP
12 66 (3.64%) RESTful
13 64 (3.53%) JSON
14 62 (3.42%) Node.js
15 52 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 50 (2.76%) Hibernate
17 44 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (2.32%) .NET Framework
18 42 (2.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 179 (9.87%) Computer Science
2 127 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (6.23%) Embedded Systems
4 106 (5.84%) Physics
5 103 (5.68%) Mathematics
6 95 (5.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 57 (3.14%) VHDL
8 56 (3.09%) Device Driver
9 48 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 47 (2.59%) Mobile App
11 37 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 36 (1.98%) Internet of Things
12 36 (1.98%) User Experience
13 30 (1.65%) Verilog
14 29 (1.60%) Data Centre
15 26 (1.43%) CPLD
16 24 (1.32%) Driving Licence
16 24 (1.32%) FMCG
17 22 (1.21%) e-Learning
18 20 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 323 (17.81%) Linux
2 203 (11.19%) Windows
3 62 (3.42%) Unix
4 37 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
5 36 (1.98%) VxWorks
6 32 (1.76%) Android
6 32 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.88%) Windows CE
9 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.66%) CentOS
10 12 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.55%) VMS
12 10 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 9 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (32.03%) Digital Marketing
2 566 (31.20%) Business Intelligence
3 551 (30.37%) Programme Management
4 471 (25.96%) Software Engineering
5 373 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (9.76%) Scrum
7 163 (8.99%) TDD
8 128 (7.06%) MVC
9 126 (6.95%) BDD
10 119 (6.56%) Project Management
11 112 (6.17%) OO
11 112 (6.17%) Validation
12 92 (5.07%) Kanban
13 87 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 86 (4.74%) Schematic Capture
15 76 (4.19%) CAD
16 71 (3.91%) Analytics
17 66 (3.64%) SDLC
18 64 (3.53%) Prototyping
19 61 (3.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 417 (22.99%) C
2 352 (19.40%) C++
3 294 (16.21%) C#
4 237 (13.07%) Java
5 218 (12.02%) SQL
6 197 (10.86%) JavaScript
7 172 (9.48%) Python
8 169 (9.32%) Embedded C
9 57 (3.14%) PHP
10 53 (2.92%) Assembly Language
11 50 (2.76%) Ruby
12 45 (2.48%) MATLAB
13 39 (2.15%) Perl
14 34 (1.87%) Embedded C++
15 29 (1.60%) F#
16 28 (1.54%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.32%) PowerShell
18 23 (1.27%) VB
19 19 (1.05%) VC++
20 16 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 535 (29.49%) Degree
2 80 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.53%) PhD
4 56 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 42 (2.32%) HNC
6 26 (1.43%) ISEB
7 23 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.21%) HND
9 20 (1.10%) CISSP
10 18 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.88%) CCNA
12 9 (0.50%) CISM
13 8 (0.44%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.39%) CISA
14 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.33%) CISMP
15 6 (0.33%) PCI QSA
15 6 (0.33%) PMP
16 5 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.59%) SLA
2 44 (2.43%) ISO 9001
2 44 (2.43%) QA
3 20 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.05%) MISRA
5 18 (0.99%) ISO 14001
6 15 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.77%) ISO13485
8 10 (0.55%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.50%) HL7
10 8 (0.44%) ISO26262
11 7 (0.39%) COBIT
12 6 (0.33%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.28%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.28%) MISRA C
13 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.22%) DICOM
15 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
15 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 173 (9.54%) Firmware
2 47 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.39%) Docker
7 4 (0.22%) vSphere
8 3 (0.17%) pfSense
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.17%) Xen
8 3 (0.17%) XenServer
9 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.055%) HDFS
10 1 (0.055%) KVM
10 1 (0.055%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 19 (1.05%) Puppet
2 17 (0.94%) Nagios
3 15 (0.83%) Ansible
4 14 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.17%) Iperf
5 3 (0.17%) logstash
5 3 (0.17%) Nmap
5 3 (0.17%) SCOM
6 2 (0.11%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.11%) Nessus
6 2 (0.11%) StatsD
6 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.11%) Terraform
7 1 (0.055%) Graphite
7 1 (0.055%) Kibana
7 1 (0.055%) Salt
7 1 (0.055%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 556 (30.65%) SAP
2 132 (7.28%) EMC
3 131 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 63 (3.47%) Oracle
5 62 (3.42%) VMware
6 47 (2.59%) Cisco
7 41 (2.26%) Apple
8 27 (1.49%) Adobe
9 22 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.05%) Atmel
11 16 (0.88%) HP
11 16 (0.88%) Intel
12 14 (0.77%) Tableau
13 12 (0.66%) Cadence
13 12 (0.66%) Citrix
13 12 (0.66%) Google
14 11 (0.61%) Xilinx
15 10 (0.55%) Juniper
15 10 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.50%) NETGEAR
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