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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 365 337 322
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 827 803 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.66% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 623 550 702
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,450 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
50630 48308 52561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.80% 44.99% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38966 38211 43869
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -27 749 £42,500 +13.33% 313
South East -8 253 £41,000 +2.50% 72
London +67 178 £49,000 +8.88% 28
East of England -49 99 £45,000 +8.43% 42
South West -31 98 £42,500 +21.42% 33
Cambridgeshire -5 78 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Cambridge +2 68 £50,000 +11.11% 18
City of London +50 52 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Hampshire -37 50 £41,000 +9.33% 16
West Midlands -5 48 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Buckinghamshire +26 45 £38,000 +7.04% 8
Berkshire +17 43 £50,000 +58.73% 15
Scotland +8 36 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Wales +21 34 £40,000 -23.80% 15
Milton Keynes +19 32 £40,000 +42.85% 2
Dorset +11 32 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Sussex -18 31 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Gloucestershire -2 28 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Brighton -13 27 £40,000 -4.76% 1
East Midlands +5 26 £37,500 - 15
Surrey -13 23 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Basingstoke -25 23 £56,250 +75.78% 3
Staffordshire +8 21 £37,500 -9.09% 7
Middlesex +11 19 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Reading +6 18 £51,250 +118.08% 4
Coventry -7 16 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Yorkshire -56 16 £22,500 -38.35% 10
Poole - 16 £46,250 - 3
Nottingham +16 15 £36,750 +13.07% 2
South Wales +14 15 £40,000 -27.27% 6

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 806 (44.41%) Degree
2 488 (26.89%) C++
3 476 (26.23%) C
4 467 (25.73%) Telecoms
5 466 (25.67%) Marketing
6 458 (25.23%) Software Engineering
7 449 (24.74%) Manufacturing
8 382 (21.05%) Finance
9 342 (18.84%) Digital Marketing
10 335 (18.46%) Programme Management
11 328 (18.07%) SAP
12 326 (17.96%) Linux
13 325 (17.91%) DTV
14 318 (17.52%) Windows
14 318 (17.52%) Business Intelligence
15 310 (17.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 296 (16.31%) Computer Science
17 222 (12.23%) C#
18 194 (10.69%) SQL
19 180 (9.92%) Java
20 178 (9.81%) Firmware
21 162 (8.93%) Microsoft
22 160 (8.82%) .NET
23 157 (8.65%) MS Excel
24 148 (8.15%) Project Management
24 148 (8.15%) Security Cleared
25 144 (7.93%) Aerospace
26 139 (7.66%) Embedded C
26 139 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
27 138 (7.60%) UML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (2.37%) Tomcat
2 38 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.16%) SAS
3 21 (1.16%) Apache
4 18 (0.99%) IIS
5 16 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.61%) CMS
7 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.39%) Confluence
9 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 6 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.28%) Lync
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.17%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.17%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 157 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.45%) MS Office
3 43 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.09%) Simulink
5 29 (1.60%) MS Project
6 22 (1.21%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.99%) AutoCAD
8 16 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.61%) InDesign
9 11 (0.61%) TargetLink
10 10 (0.55%) FrameMaker
11 9 (0.50%) Stateflow
11 9 (0.50%) RoboHelp
12 8 (0.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 6 (0.33%) PageMaker
13 6 (0.33%) CorelDRAW
13 6 (0.33%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.28%) SPSS
14 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 310 (17.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.27%) Google Analytics
3 16 (0.88%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
5 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Line 500
6 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.055%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.37%) SaaS
2 20 (1.10%) Basecamp
3 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.66%) Office 365
5 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.11%) Force.com
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.055%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (7.33%) Wireless
2 104 (5.73%) Ethernet
3 87 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 61 (3.36%) Firewall
5 56 (3.09%) GSM
6 44 (2.42%) GPRS
7 38 (2.09%) Internet
8 35 (1.93%) LAN
9 33 (1.82%) Bluetooth
10 31 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (1.49%) WAN
12 23 (1.27%) LTE
13 20 (1.10%) 3G
13 20 (1.10%) SAN
14 19 (1.05%) DNS
14 19 (1.05%) UMTS
15 18 (0.99%) HTTP
15 18 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
16 12 (0.66%) DHCP
16 12 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.42%) MySQL
3 29 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.10%) Big Data
6 20 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 76 (4.19%) Subversion
2 54 (2.98%) Rational DOORS
3 53 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 42 (2.31%) JIRA
5 32 (1.76%) Selenium
6 30 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 29 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.38%) LabVIEW
9 21 (1.16%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.61%) JUnit
11 9 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.50%) NUnit
11 9 (0.50%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.39%) MSI
13 6 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.33%) PVCS
13 6 (0.33%) Hudson
14 5 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.28%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
General
1 467 (25.73%) Telecoms
2 466 (25.67%) Marketing
3 449 (24.74%) Manufacturing
4 382 (21.05%) Finance
5 144 (7.93%) Aerospace
6 137 (7.55%) Military
7 68 (3.75%) Automotive
8 51 (2.81%) Retail
9 25 (1.38%) Games
10 23 (1.27%) French Language
11 20 (1.10%) Banking
12 19 (1.05%) Avionics
13 18 (0.99%) Advertising
14 16 (0.88%) German Language
14 16 (0.88%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.72%) Legal
17 12 (0.66%) Billing
17 12 (0.66%) Publishing
18 11 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 369 (20.33%) Software Engineer
2 193 (10.63%) Developer
3 167 (9.20%) Electronics Engineer
4 131 (7.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 125 (6.89%) Design Engineer
6 124 (6.83%) Analyst
7 94 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
8 87 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 79 (4.35%) Architect
9 79 (4.35%) Junior
10 71 (3.91%) Graduate
10 71 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 63 (3.47%) Hardware Engineer
12 57 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
13 51 (2.81%) Consultant
14 48 (2.64%) Test Engineer
15 47 (2.59%) Support Engineer
16 43 (2.37%) Firmware Engineer
17 42 (2.31%) Development Engineer
18 41 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (8.82%) .NET
2 137 (7.55%) HTML
3 88 (4.85%) CSS
4 77 (4.24%) XML
5 48 (2.64%) J2EE
5 48 (2.64%) jQuery
6 44 (2.42%) ASP.NET
7 43 (2.37%) Web Services
7 43 (2.37%) WPF
8 41 (2.26%) MFC
9 35 (1.93%) Qt
10 33 (1.82%) Spring
11 29 (1.60%) Flash
12 28 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (1.49%) HTML5
13 27 (1.49%) Ajax
14 26 (1.43%) OpenGL
15 25 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (1.27%) RESTful
17 22 (1.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 325 (17.91%) DTV
2 296 (16.31%) Computer Science
3 178 (9.81%) Firmware
4 133 (7.33%) Mathematics
5 132 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
6 109 (6.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 104 (5.73%) Physics
8 76 (4.19%) VHDL
9 72 (3.97%) Management Information System
10 58 (3.20%) Device Driver
11 56 (3.09%) Mobile App
12 41 (2.26%) Social Media
13 40 (2.20%) Chip and PIN
14 29 (1.60%) Blog
15 27 (1.49%) Visualisation
16 25 (1.38%) Open Source
17 23 (1.27%) Statistics
18 21 (1.16%) Graphic Design
19 20 (1.10%) Video on Demand
20 16 (0.88%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 326 (17.96%) Linux
2 318 (17.52%) Windows
3 129 (7.11%) UNIX
4 110 (6.06%) Android
5 59 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
6 49 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.93%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (1.16%) Solaris
11 15 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.66%) CentOS
12 12 (0.66%) Windows CE
13 10 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.50%) Fedora
14 9 (0.50%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.28%) VMS
18 4 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (25.23%) Software Engineering
2 342 (18.84%) Digital Marketing
3 335 (18.46%) Programme Management
4 318 (17.52%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (8.15%) Project Management
6 139 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (7.60%) UML
8 97 (5.34%) OO
9 84 (4.63%) TDD
10 83 (4.57%) Scrum
11 77 (4.24%) Web Development
12 69 (3.80%) Validation
13 68 (3.75%) E-Commerce
13 68 (3.75%) Mentoring
14 66 (3.64%) Analytics
15 65 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 65 (3.58%) Embedded Software Development
15 65 (3.58%) Configuration Management
16 64 (3.53%) Signal Processing
17 63 (3.47%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 488 (26.89%) C++
2 476 (26.23%) C
3 222 (12.23%) C#
4 194 (10.69%) SQL
5 180 (9.92%) Java
6 139 (7.66%) Embedded C
7 124 (6.83%) Python
8 102 (5.62%) JavaScript
9 70 (3.86%) MATLAB
10 67 (3.69%) Assembly Language
11 64 (3.53%) Embedded C++
12 60 (3.31%) Perl
13 52 (2.87%) PHP
14 35 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 32 (1.76%) VB
16 29 (1.60%) Ruby
17 18 (0.99%) PowerShell
17 18 (0.99%) R
17 18 (0.99%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 806 (44.41%) Degree
2 148 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.86%) HND
4 67 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 42 (2.31%) PhD
6 29 (1.60%) HNC
7 28 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
8 21 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.77%) CCNA
11 14 (0.77%) PMP
12 11 (0.61%) MCSE
13 8 (0.44%) MCP
13 8 (0.44%) CCNP
13 8 (0.44%) MCITP
14 7 (0.39%) CISSP
15 6 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.33%) CNE
15 6 (0.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.59%) QA
2 26 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.10%) SLA
3 20 (1.10%) ISO 9000
4 17 (0.94%) IEC 61508
5 16 (0.88%) JTAG
6 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.39%) HL7
8 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) TickIT
11 1 (0.055%) BS7799
11 1 (0.055%) DICOM
11 1 (0.055%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 66 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.33%) Xen
6 6 (0.33%) vSphere
7 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.28%) XenApp
8 4 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.17%) UAG
9 3 (0.17%) XenServer
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.055%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (1.05%) SCCM
2 10 (0.55%) Puppet
3 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.33%) SCOM
3 6 (0.33%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.33%) Nagios
4 2 (0.11%) Opsview
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.055%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.055%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.055%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.055%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.055%) WSUS
5 1 (0.055%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.055%) YUM
Vendors
1 328 (18.07%) SAP
2 162 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.62%) Oracle
4 97 (5.34%) EMC
5 73 (4.02%) VMware
6 58 (3.20%) Cisco
7 36 (1.98%) Adobe
8 35 (1.93%) Twitter
9 30 (1.65%) Google
10 26 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.27%) Citrix
12 19 (1.05%) Atmel
13 17 (0.94%) IBM
13 17 (0.94%) Dell
13 17 (0.94%) Perforce
14 16 (0.88%) NetApp
15 15 (0.83%) Coremetrics
15 15 (0.83%) Omniture
16 13 (0.72%) Sybase
16 13 (0.72%) SolidWorks
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