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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 386 342 300
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -42
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 746 825 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.51% 1.71% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 502 597 691
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
49468 48238 50982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.41% 44.35% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38796 38513 42007
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -42 684 £42,500 +6.25% 280
South East -16 232 £42,500 +0.59% 76
London +47 165 £50,000 +17.64% 41
South West -21 91 £45,000 +28.57% 55
East of England -78 72 £33,500 -10.66% 57
West Midlands +10 65 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Cambridgeshire -14 56 £37,500 -3.22% 38
Cambridge -18 50 £37,500 -14.28% 32
City of London +57 48 £51,500 +14.44% 12
Berkshire 0 40 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Scotland +3 32 £39,500 +12.85% 10
Gloucestershire -1 32 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Hampshire -28 32 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Middlesex +7 31 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Reading +8 30 £52,500 +78.72% 6
East Midlands +5 29 £37,500 -8.53% 6
Dorset -2 27 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire +30 25 £47,500 +5.55% 14
East Sussex -28 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Staffordshire +14 24 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 23 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Brighton -29 23 £40,000 -4.76%
Wales +3 21 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Sussex -6 21 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Coventry -12 19 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Surrey -21 19 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Poole - 19 £45,000 - 2
New Malden - 17 £55,000 - 5
Milton Keynes +2 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire -57 16 £27,750 -23.97% 10

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 733 (44.16%) Degree
2 465 (28.01%) C
3 451 (27.17%) C++
4 446 (26.87%) Software Engineering
5 445 (26.81%) Telecoms
6 429 (25.84%) Manufacturing
7 410 (24.70%) Marketing
8 359 (21.63%) Finance
9 316 (19.04%) DTV
10 311 (18.73%) Computer Science
11 309 (18.61%) Programme Management
12 307 (18.49%) Digital Marketing
13 306 (18.43%) SAP
14 302 (18.19%) Business Intelligence
15 301 (18.13%) Linux
16 300 (18.07%) Windows
17 295 (17.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 214 (12.89%) C#
19 204 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
20 172 (10.36%) Firmware
21 162 (9.76%) SQL
22 154 (9.28%) Java
23 144 (8.67%) Aerospace
24 143 (8.61%) Embedded C
25 142 (8.55%) Embedded Systems
26 138 (8.31%) HTML
26 138 (8.31%) .NET
27 135 (8.13%) Microsoft
28 134 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
29 129 (7.77%) Security Cleared

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.33%) CMS
5 18 (1.08%) Apache
6 17 (1.02%) IIS
7 13 (0.78%) SAS
8 7 (0.42%) JBoss
8 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.36%) Lync
10 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.30%) WordPress
10 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 116 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.28%) MS Office
3 46 (2.77%) Simulink
4 36 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.08%) TargetLink
6 16 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.84%) AutoCAD
7 14 (0.84%) Stateflow
8 13 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.78%) MS Project
9 12 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 4 (0.24%) SPSS
13 3 (0.18%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 295 (17.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Line 500
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.060%) Documaker
7 1 (0.060%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.81%) SaaS
2 15 (0.90%) Basecamp
3 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.42%) Office 365
6 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.060%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (6.45%) Wireless
2 98 (5.90%) Ethernet
3 83 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.31%) Firewall
5 49 (2.95%) GSM
6 48 (2.89%) Internet
7 45 (2.71%) LAN
8 36 (2.17%) GPRS
9 31 (1.87%) DNS
10 29 (1.75%) WAN
11 27 (1.63%) 3G
12 23 (1.39%) LTE
13 22 (1.33%) SAN
14 21 (1.27%) VPN
14 21 (1.27%) HTTP
15 20 (1.20%) Bluetooth
16 19 (1.14%) DHCP
16 19 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (1.08%) UMTS
18 15 (0.90%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.77%) MySQL
3 21 (1.27%) Big Data
4 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.42%) DTS
11 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.36%) QlikView
12 6 (0.36%) Firebird
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.30%) DB2
13 5 (0.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 63 (3.80%) Subversion
2 46 (2.77%) Visual Studio
3 34 (2.05%) JIRA
4 28 (1.69%) Selenium
5 27 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 26 (1.57%) Git (software)
7 23 (1.39%) LabVIEW
8 20 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
9 14 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.66%) JUnit
11 10 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.48%) Maven
12 8 (0.48%) NUnit
13 7 (0.42%) PVCS
14 5 (0.30%) Ant
14 5 (0.30%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.30%) TestNG
15 4 (0.24%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 445 (26.81%) Telecoms
2 429 (25.84%) Manufacturing
3 410 (24.70%) Marketing
4 359 (21.63%) Finance
5 144 (8.67%) Aerospace
6 103 (6.20%) Military
7 53 (3.19%) Automotive
8 48 (2.89%) Retail
9 31 (1.87%) Games
10 20 (1.20%) French Language
11 16 (0.96%) Banking
11 16 (0.96%) Advertising
12 15 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.84%) Back Office
13 14 (0.84%) Legal
14 12 (0.72%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.66%) Billing
16 10 (0.60%) German Language
17 8 (0.48%) Publishing
18 7 (0.42%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 359 (21.63%) Software Engineer
2 160 (9.64%) Developer
3 155 (9.34%) Electronics Engineer
4 126 (7.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 99 (5.96%) Analyst
6 88 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 83 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 76 (4.58%) Graduate
9 71 (4.28%) Architect
10 67 (4.04%) Junior
11 65 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 59 (3.55%) Hardware Engineer
13 50 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
13 50 (3.01%) Support Engineer
14 48 (2.89%) Consultant
15 47 (2.83%) Firmware Engineer
16 42 (2.53%) Test Engineer
17 40 (2.41%) Development Engineer
18 35 (2.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
18 35 (2.11%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (8.31%) HTML
1 138 (8.31%) .NET
2 90 (5.42%) CSS
3 70 (4.22%) XML
4 44 (2.65%) Web Services
5 39 (2.35%) J2EE
5 39 (2.35%) jQuery
6 37 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 36 (2.17%) MFC
8 35 (2.11%) WPF
9 33 (1.99%) Spring
9 33 (1.99%) Qt
9 33 (1.99%) HTML5
10 28 (1.69%) OpenGL
11 27 (1.63%) Flash
12 25 (1.51%) RESTful
13 24 (1.45%) Hibernate
14 21 (1.27%) XHTML
14 21 (1.27%) SOAP
14 21 (1.27%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 316 (19.04%) DTV
2 311 (18.73%) Computer Science
3 142 (8.55%) Embedded Systems
4 134 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (6.93%) Mathematics
6 112 (6.75%) Physics
7 97 (5.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 87 (5.24%) Algorithms
9 81 (4.88%) Management Information System
10 55 (3.31%) User Experience
11 51 (3.07%) Mobile App
12 49 (2.95%) VHDL
13 40 (2.41%) Device Driver
14 25 (1.51%) Visualisation
15 23 (1.39%) Open Source
16 20 (1.20%) CUDA
16 20 (1.20%) Social Media
17 19 (1.14%) Smartphone
18 17 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
18 17 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 301 (18.13%) Linux
2 300 (18.07%) Windows
3 112 (6.75%) UNIX
4 105 (6.33%) Android
5 55 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
6 53 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.20%) Solaris
9 17 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.78%) Windows CE
11 13 (0.78%) SUSE
12 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.72%) CentOS
13 11 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.48%) Fedora
15 8 (0.48%) VxWorks
15 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (26.87%) Software Engineering
2 309 (18.61%) Programme Management
3 307 (18.49%) Digital Marketing
4 302 (18.19%) Business Intelligence
5 204 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (7.65%) UML
7 126 (7.59%) Project Management
8 89 (5.36%) OO
9 81 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
10 74 (4.46%) TDD
11 69 (4.16%) Scrum
12 65 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 65 (3.92%) ITIL
13 60 (3.61%) Validation
14 59 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (3.49%) Mentoring
16 51 (3.07%) Configuration Management
16 51 (3.07%) Web Development
17 49 (2.95%) CAD
18 46 (2.77%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 465 (28.01%) C
2 451 (27.17%) C++
3 214 (12.89%) C#
4 162 (9.76%) SQL
5 154 (9.28%) Java
6 143 (8.61%) Embedded C
7 116 (6.99%) Python
8 98 (5.90%) JavaScript
9 65 (3.92%) Embedded C++
9 65 (3.92%) Assembly Language
10 61 (3.67%) MATLAB
11 51 (3.07%) PHP
12 49 (2.95%) Perl
13 40 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.69%) VB
15 27 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.57%) Ruby
17 21 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 18 (1.08%) VC++
19 16 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 733 (44.16%) Degree
2 129 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.67%) HND
5 45 (2.71%) PhD
6 38 (2.29%) HNC
7 28 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
8 25 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.27%) CCNA
10 14 (0.84%) MCSE
11 12 (0.72%) CCNP
12 11 (0.66%) MCP
13 9 (0.54%) PMP
13 9 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.42%) JNCIP
14 7 (0.42%) MCTS
15 6 (0.36%) MCITP
15 6 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.36%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.83%) QA
2 27 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 26 (1.57%) SLA
4 21 (1.27%) ISO 9000
5 17 (1.02%) IEC 61508
6 13 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.66%) JTAG
8 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.24%) HL7
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.18%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) TickIT
12 1 (0.060%) BS7799
12 1 (0.060%) DICOM
12 1 (0.060%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
System Software
1 172 (10.36%) Firmware
2 57 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.54%) vSphere
7 7 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.30%) Xen
8 5 (0.30%) XenApp
9 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.18%) XenServer
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) Docker
12 1 (0.060%) RHEV
12 1 (0.060%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.060%) UAG
12 1 (0.060%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (0.84%) SCCM
2 7 (0.42%) SCOM
2 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.36%) Puppet
4 4 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.24%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Nagios
6 2 (0.12%) Ansible
6 2 (0.12%) Opsview
7 1 (0.060%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.060%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.060%) WSUS
7 1 (0.060%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.060%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.060%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.060%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 306 (18.43%) SAP
2 135 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.76%) EMC
4 77 (4.64%) Oracle
5 76 (4.58%) VMware
6 55 (3.31%) Cisco
7 28 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.57%) Dell
9 23 (1.39%) Twitter
10 22 (1.33%) Adobe
11 21 (1.27%) Citrix
12 18 (1.08%) Google
13 17 (1.02%) MathWorks
14 16 (0.96%) Atmel
15 14 (0.84%) Xilinx
15 14 (0.84%) Perforce
16 13 (0.78%) MKS
16 13 (0.78%) Juniper
17 12 (0.72%) IBM
18 11 (0.66%) NetApp
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