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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 281 349 370
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +21
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1198 981 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.88% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.65% 2.00% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 965 770 722
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
45127 49154 52325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 44.30% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36652 38408 40527
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +70 1114 £45,000 +1.12% 338
South East +60 321 £45,000 - 71
South West +33 213 £45,000 +12.50% 69
London +40 208 £55,000 +4.76% 73
East of England -15 140 £43,500 -3.33% 49
Gloucestershire +31 84 £60,000 +14.28% 22
Hampshire +22 75 £47,500 -2.06% 19
Yorkshire +54 73 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Surrey +7 73 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Bristol +31 70 £45,000 +34.32% 21
Berkshire +43 67 £55,000 +12.82% 13
North West +65 65 £40,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +50 53 £40,000 -12.08% 12
East Midlands +6 53 £37,500 -3.22% 9
Leeds +40 50 £40,000 -12.08% 7
Hertfordshire +35 50 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cambridgeshire -32 47 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Buckinghamshire +39 45 £36,000 -20.00% 13
Manchester +36 41 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Cambridge -24 37 £46,750 +3.88% 24
West Midlands -31 37 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Guildford +1 33 £43,750 +20.68% 3
Suffolk +12 30 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Scotland +6 30 £47,500 +23.37% 4
Southampton +26 29 £53,750 -32.81% 4
East Sussex +43 26 £47,500 - 2
Brighton +37 25 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham +14 24 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Edinburgh +16 22 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Cheshire +40 21 £36,750 -22.63% 3

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1059 (47.51%) Telecoms
2 1055 (47.33%) Manufacturing
3 947 (42.49%) Marketing
4 938 (42.08%) Finance
5 861 (38.63%) SAP
6 857 (38.45%) Business Intelligence
7 851 (38.18%) Digital Marketing
8 847 (38.00%) Programme Management
9 842 (37.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 733 (32.88%) Degree
11 483 (21.67%) C
12 472 (21.18%) C++
13 468 (21.00%) Software Engineering
14 464 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
15 420 (18.84%) Linux
16 306 (13.73%) Windows
17 289 (12.97%) C#
18 279 (12.52%) Java
19 265 (11.89%) Firmware
20 260 (11.66%) Computer Science
21 258 (11.57%) SQL
22 246 (11.04%) Microsoft
23 243 (10.90%) Project Management
24 231 (10.36%) HTML
25 212 (9.51%) JavaScript
26 199 (8.93%) .NET
26 199 (8.93%) Python
27 193 (8.66%) Embedded Systems
28 192 (8.61%) CSS
29 187 (8.39%) Scrum

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 49 (2.20%) CMS
2 46 (2.06%) SAS
3 38 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 38 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 37 (1.66%) JBoss
5 31 (1.39%) Node.js
6 30 (1.35%) Apache
6 30 (1.35%) Mule
7 23 (1.03%) Mule ESB
8 15 (0.67%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.63%) WordPress
10 13 (0.58%) IIS
11 12 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.40%) Confluence
12 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.36%) Liferay
13 8 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.22%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 128 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.14%) MS Office
3 39 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 23 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (1.03%) MS Project
7 20 (0.90%) OrCAD
8 19 (0.85%) Simulink
9 17 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
10 16 (0.72%) Mathcad
11 13 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.36%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.31%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
14 6 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.27%) FrameMaker
14 6 (0.27%) Maple
15 5 (0.22%) InDesign
16 4 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 842 (37.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.36%) GoldMine
4 7 (0.31%) Magento
5 5 (0.22%) Summit
6 4 (0.18%) LabWindows
6 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.090%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.090%) Unica
9 1 (0.045%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.045%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.045%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.045%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.045%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 103 (4.62%) SaaS
2 72 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.90%) Office 365
6 7 (0.31%) IaaS
7 6 (0.27%) GitHub
8 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.090%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.045%) Force.com
11 1 (0.045%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.045%) Heroku
11 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.045%) PaaS
11 1 (0.045%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 84 (3.77%) Wireless
3 71 (3.19%) Firewall
4 62 (2.78%) WAN
5 55 (2.47%) Ethernet
6 53 (2.38%) LAN
7 47 (2.11%) Internet
8 40 (1.79%) Bluetooth
8 40 (1.79%) DNS
8 40 (1.79%) VPN
9 37 (1.66%) HTTP
9 37 (1.66%) RS-232
10 30 (1.35%) 3G
11 27 (1.21%) VoIP
12 25 (1.12%) RS-485
12 25 (1.12%) SAN
13 24 (1.08%) ZigBee
14 22 (0.99%) DHCP
14 22 (0.99%) GSM
14 22 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.10%) Big Data
3 56 (2.51%) MySQL
4 48 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 46 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 38 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 34 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 34 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.63%) GIS
16 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (0.54%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (3.63%) JIRA
2 77 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 77 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 51 (2.29%) JUnit
4 33 (1.48%) Subversion
5 30 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.35%) LabVIEW
6 29 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 29 (1.30%) Selenium
7 26 (1.17%) IntelliJ
8 17 (0.76%) Axure RP
9 15 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.49%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.45%) GCC
11 10 (0.45%) Maven
12 9 (0.40%) GDB
12 9 (0.40%) Mockito
12 9 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1059 (47.51%) Telecoms
2 1055 (47.33%) Manufacturing
3 947 (42.49%) Marketing
4 938 (42.08%) Finance
5 156 (7.00%) Retail
6 129 (5.79%) Automotive
7 101 (4.53%) Aerospace
8 46 (2.06%) Military
9 37 (1.66%) Games
10 32 (1.44%) Banking
11 27 (1.21%) Advertising
12 18 (0.81%) French Language
13 16 (0.72%) Billing
14 13 (0.58%) German Language
15 10 (0.45%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.40%) Japanese Language
17 8 (0.36%) Back Office
17 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 329 (14.76%) Developer
2 266 (11.93%) Software Engineer
3 210 (9.42%) Electronics Engineer
4 191 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
5 163 (7.31%) Analyst
6 121 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 117 (5.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 117 (5.25%) Project Manager
8 113 (5.07%) Design Engineer
9 97 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 88 (3.95%) Architect
11 85 (3.81%) Hardware Engineer
12 77 (3.45%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 68 (3.05%) Java Developer
13 68 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
14 66 (2.96%) Graduate
15 64 (2.87%) Firmware Engineer
16 63 (2.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 62 (2.78%) C# Developer
18 61 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (10.36%) HTML
2 199 (8.93%) .NET
3 192 (8.61%) CSS
4 126 (5.65%) Web Services
5 99 (4.44%) jQuery
6 97 (4.35%) Spring
7 93 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 89 (3.99%) XML
9 84 (3.77%) SOAP
10 82 (3.68%) REST
11 78 (3.50%) HTML5
12 74 (3.32%) AngularJS
12 74 (3.32%) JSON
13 58 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (2.38%) Hibernate
15 51 (2.29%) CSS3
16 45 (2.02%) Spring MVC
17 42 (1.88%) J2EE
18 39 (1.75%) Ajax
19 37 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 193 (8.66%) Embedded Systems
3 181 (8.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 168 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (4.67%) VHDL
6 93 (4.17%) User Experience
7 90 (4.04%) Mathematics
8 78 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 77 (3.45%) Physics
10 53 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 50 (2.24%) Verilog
12 48 (2.15%) Data Centre
13 39 (1.75%) CPLD
14 36 (1.62%) Driving Licence
14 36 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.08%) ASIC
16 23 (1.03%) Cybercrime
16 23 (1.03%) Internet of Things
17 22 (0.99%) Robotics
18 21 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 420 (18.84%) Linux
2 306 (13.73%) Windows
3 101 (4.53%) Unix
4 83 (3.72%) Android
5 77 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 65 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 53 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
8 29 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.94%) VxWorks
12 18 (0.81%) Windows CE
12 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.67%) Solaris
15 13 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.54%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (38.45%) Business Intelligence
2 851 (38.18%) Digital Marketing
3 847 (38.00%) Programme Management
4 468 (21.00%) Software Engineering
5 464 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (10.90%) Project Management
7 187 (8.39%) Scrum
8 171 (7.67%) E-Commerce
9 127 (5.70%) MVC
10 125 (5.61%) OO
11 123 (5.52%) TDD
12 118 (5.29%) Mentoring
13 109 (4.89%) Validation
14 90 (4.04%) Kanban
15 88 (3.95%) Line Management
16 84 (3.77%) BDD
17 82 (3.68%) Analytics
18 73 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
19 71 (3.19%) Web Development
20 70 (3.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 483 (21.67%) C
2 472 (21.18%) C++
3 289 (12.97%) C#
4 279 (12.52%) Java
5 258 (11.57%) SQL
6 212 (9.51%) JavaScript
7 199 (8.93%) Python
8 142 (6.37%) Embedded C
9 92 (4.13%) PHP
10 69 (3.10%) Embedded C++
11 61 (2.74%) Ruby
12 59 (2.65%) MATLAB
13 55 (2.47%) Assembly Language
14 44 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 43 (1.93%) Perl
16 31 (1.39%) VB
17 29 (1.30%) Objective-C
17 29 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 29 (1.30%) R
18 28 (1.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 733 (32.88%) Degree
2 155 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 116 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.11%) HND
5 45 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (1.57%) HNC
7 28 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (1.12%) CCNA
9 22 (0.99%) PhD
10 20 (0.90%) CISSP
11 18 (0.81%) CCNP
12 17 (0.76%) MCSE
13 16 (0.72%) ISEB
14 14 (0.63%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.58%) CISM
16 11 (0.49%) CCIE
17 10 (0.45%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
19 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
19 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.67%) QA
2 45 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 30 (1.35%) SLA
4 25 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.63%) MISRA
7 10 (0.45%) MISRA C
8 8 (0.36%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.31%) RMADS
10 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.27%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.18%) COBIT
11 4 (0.18%) DO-160
11 4 (0.18%) GPG13
11 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.18%) HL7
11 4 (0.18%) ISO13485
12 3 (0.13%) DO-254
12 3 (0.13%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 265 (11.89%) Firmware
2 82 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 63 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.72%) vSphere
5 12 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.40%) Docker
7 9 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.40%) Samba
8 6 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.22%) vCloud
9 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.13%) XenApp
12 2 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.090%) HDFS
12 2 (0.090%) Snort
13 1 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (0.67%) Nagios
1 15 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (0.67%) SCCM
2 13 (0.58%) Puppet
3 5 (0.22%) logstash
3 5 (0.22%) vRealize
4 4 (0.18%) Oozie
5 3 (0.13%) Ansible
5 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.13%) StatsD
6 2 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.090%) Mesos
6 2 (0.090%) Nessus
6 2 (0.090%) Nmap
6 2 (0.090%) QRadar
6 2 (0.090%) SELinux
6 2 (0.090%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.090%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 861 (38.63%) SAP
2 246 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 135 (6.06%) EMC
4 118 (5.29%) Oracle
5 89 (3.99%) VMware
6 65 (2.92%) Cisco
7 53 (2.38%) Apple
8 38 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 32 (1.44%) Citrix
9 32 (1.44%) HP
9 32 (1.44%) Xilinx
10 28 (1.26%) Adobe
11 26 (1.17%) IBM
12 20 (0.90%) Virgin Media
13 19 (0.85%) hybris
13 19 (0.85%) NetApp
14 18 (0.81%) Altera
14 18 (0.81%) Tableau
15 17 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.72%) Cognizant
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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