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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 379 340 305
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -35
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 743 811 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 506 587 690
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%

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
49563 47576 51028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.43% 44.42% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38860 37919 42036
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 23 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 23 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 -45 678 £42,500 +6.25% 309
South East -24 226 £42,500 - 80
London +24 165 £50,000 +17.64% 45
South West -21 92 £45,000 +28.57% 56
East of England -77 73 £33,500 -10.66% 72
West Midlands +5 64 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Cambridgeshire -13 56 £37,500 - 46
Cambridge -20 50 £37,500 -11.76% 39
City of London +55 49 £50,750 +12.77% 11
Berkshire +15 39 £50,000 +29.03% 14
Scotland +5 35 £39,500 +12.85% 10
Gloucestershire +3 32 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Hampshire -29 31 £38,000 -7.87% 12
East Midlands +11 29 £37,500 -12.79% 7
Reading +5 29 £52,500 +78.72% 8
Middlesex +5 27 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Dorset -3 27 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire +24 25 £47,500 +5.55% 16
East Sussex -35 25 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Staffordshire +10 24 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Brighton -30 23 £40,000 -4.76%
Wales +9 21 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Sussex -10 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Coventry -12 19 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Surrey -31 19 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Poole - 19 £45,000 - 2
New Malden - 17 £55,000 - 5
Milton Keynes +5 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Edinburgh +7 15 £38,500 -9.41% 2

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 727 (44.03%) Degree
2 463 (28.04%) C
3 447 (27.07%) C++
4 444 (26.89%) Telecoms
5 443 (26.83%) Software Engineering
6 427 (25.86%) Manufacturing
7 411 (24.89%) Marketing
8 358 (21.68%) Finance
9 315 (19.08%) DTV
10 310 (18.78%) Computer Science
11 308 (18.66%) Digital Marketing
11 308 (18.66%) Programme Management
12 305 (18.47%) SAP
13 301 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
14 298 (18.05%) Linux
15 297 (17.99%) Windows
16 294 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 213 (12.90%) C#
18 205 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
19 170 (10.30%) Firmware
20 162 (9.81%) SQL
21 155 (9.39%) Java
22 145 (8.78%) Aerospace
23 142 (8.60%) Embedded C
23 142 (8.60%) Embedded Systems
24 139 (8.42%) .NET
25 137 (8.30%) HTML
26 136 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
27 134 (8.12%) Microsoft
28 127 (7.69%) UML

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.33%) CMS
5 18 (1.09%) Apache
6 17 (1.03%) IIS
7 13 (0.79%) 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
1 117 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.30%) MS Office
3 45 (2.73%) Simulink
4 35 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.09%) TargetLink
6 16 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.85%) AutoCAD
7 14 (0.85%) Stateflow
8 13 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.79%) MS Project
9 12 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.67%) 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 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 294 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Line 500
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.061%) Documaker
8 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.82%) SaaS
2 16 (0.97%) Basecamp
3 10 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.55%) 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 (0.061%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.54%) Wireless
2 99 (6.00%) Ethernet
3 83 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.33%) Firewall
5 50 (3.03%) GSM
6 49 (2.97%) Internet
7 43 (2.60%) LAN
8 36 (2.18%) GPRS
9 31 (1.88%) DNS
10 29 (1.76%) WAN
11 25 (1.51%) 3G
12 24 (1.45%) LTE
13 22 (1.33%) SAN
14 21 (1.27%) HTTP
15 20 (1.21%) Bluetooth
16 19 (1.15%) UMTS
16 19 (1.15%) DHCP
16 19 (1.15%) VPN
16 19 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
17 15 (0.91%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.85%) MySQL
3 21 (1.27%) Big Data
4 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 16 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.55%) 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%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.36%) QlikView
12 6 (0.36%) Firebird
12 6 (0.36%) DTS
13 5 (0.30%) DB2
13 5 (0.30%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 64 (3.88%) Subversion
2 46 (2.79%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.12%) JIRA
4 29 (1.76%) Selenium
5 27 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
6 25 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 22 (1.33%) LabVIEW
8 21 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 14 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.67%) JUnit
10 11 (0.67%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.48%) Maven
11 8 (0.48%) NUnit
12 7 (0.42%) PVCS
13 5 (0.30%) Ant
13 5 (0.30%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.30%) TestNG
14 4 (0.24%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 444 (26.89%) Telecoms
2 427 (25.86%) Manufacturing
3 411 (24.89%) Marketing
4 358 (21.68%) Finance
5 145 (8.78%) Aerospace
6 100 (6.06%) Military
7 53 (3.21%) Automotive
8 48 (2.91%) Retail
9 31 (1.88%) Games
10 19 (1.15%) French Language
11 16 (0.97%) Banking
11 16 (0.97%) Advertising
12 15 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.85%) Back Office
13 14 (0.85%) Legal
14 12 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.67%) Billing
16 10 (0.61%) German Language
17 8 (0.48%) Avionics
17 8 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 357 (21.62%) Software Engineer
2 160 (9.69%) Developer
3 155 (9.39%) Electronics Engineer
4 125 (7.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 101 (6.12%) Analyst
6 89 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 83 (5.03%) Design Engineer
8 76 (4.60%) Graduate
9 71 (4.30%) Architect
10 66 (4.00%) Junior
11 64 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 59 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
13 51 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
14 48 (2.91%) Consultant
14 48 (2.91%) Support Engineer
15 47 (2.85%) Firmware Engineer
16 41 (2.48%) Test Engineer
17 40 (2.42%) Development Engineer
18 35 (2.12%) C++ Software Engineer
19 34 (2.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (8.42%) .NET
2 137 (8.30%) HTML
3 89 (5.39%) CSS
4 71 (4.30%) XML
5 44 (2.67%) Web Services
6 39 (2.36%) J2EE
6 39 (2.36%) jQuery
7 37 (2.24%) ASP.NET
8 36 (2.18%) MFC
9 35 (2.12%) WPF
10 33 (2.00%) Spring
10 33 (2.00%) Qt
11 31 (1.88%) HTML5
12 28 (1.70%) OpenGL
13 27 (1.64%) Flash
14 25 (1.51%) RESTful
15 24 (1.45%) Hibernate
16 21 (1.27%) XHTML
16 21 (1.27%) SOAP
16 21 (1.27%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 315 (19.08%) DTV
2 310 (18.78%) Computer Science
3 142 (8.60%) Embedded Systems
4 136 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (6.84%) Mathematics
6 108 (6.54%) Physics
7 96 (5.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 87 (5.27%) Algorithms
9 78 (4.72%) Management Information System
10 57 (3.45%) User Experience
11 50 (3.03%) Mobile App
12 49 (2.97%) VHDL
13 40 (2.42%) Device Driver
14 25 (1.51%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.33%) Open Source
15 22 (1.33%) Social Media
16 20 (1.21%) CUDA
17 18 (1.09%) Video on Demand
18 17 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
18 17 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 298 (18.05%) Linux
2 297 (17.99%) Windows
3 111 (6.72%) UNIX
4 104 (6.30%) Android
5 54 (3.27%) Embedded Linux
6 53 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.21%) Solaris
9 17 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.79%) Windows CE
11 13 (0.79%) SUSE
12 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.73%) CentOS
13 11 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.48%) Fedora
15 8 (0.48%) VxWorks
15 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.24%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (26.83%) Software Engineering
2 308 (18.66%) Digital Marketing
2 308 (18.66%) Programme Management
3 301 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
4 205 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (7.69%) UML
6 125 (7.57%) Project Management
7 89 (5.39%) OO
8 78 (4.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 74 (4.48%) TDD
10 69 (4.18%) Scrum
11 66 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 65 (3.94%) ITIL
13 60 (3.63%) Validation
14 59 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (3.51%) Mentoring
16 54 (3.27%) Web Development
17 51 (3.09%) Configuration Management
18 49 (2.97%) CAD
19 47 (2.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 463 (28.04%) C
2 447 (27.07%) C++
3 213 (12.90%) C#
4 162 (9.81%) SQL
5 155 (9.39%) Java
6 142 (8.60%) Embedded C
7 116 (7.03%) Python
8 96 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 65 (3.94%) Embedded C++
9 65 (3.94%) Assembly Language
10 60 (3.63%) MATLAB
11 52 (3.15%) PHP
12 49 (2.97%) Perl
13 39 (2.36%) Bash Shell
14 29 (1.76%) VB
15 26 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.57%) Ruby
16 20 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.09%) VC++
18 16 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 727 (44.03%) Degree
2 127 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.69%) HND
5 45 (2.73%) PhD
6 38 (2.30%) HNC
7 28 (1.70%) Chartered Engineer
8 25 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.27%) CCNA
10 14 (0.85%) MCSE
11 12 (0.73%) CCNP
12 11 (0.67%) MCP
13 9 (0.55%) PMP
13 9 (0.55%) 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 46 (2.79%) QA
2 27 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 24 (1.45%) SLA
4 21 (1.27%) ISO 9000
5 16 (0.97%) IEC 61508
6 13 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.67%) 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 (0.061%) BS7799
12 1 (0.061%) DICOM
12 1 (0.061%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
System Software
1 170 (10.30%) Firmware
2 57 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.55%) 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
10 3 (0.18%) XenServer
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.12%) Docker
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.061%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.061%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.061%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (0.85%) 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 (0.061%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.061%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.061%) WSUS
7 1 (0.061%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.061%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.061%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.061%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 305 (18.47%) SAP
2 134 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.78%) EMC
4 77 (4.66%) Oracle
5 76 (4.60%) VMware
6 54 (3.27%) Cisco
7 28 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.51%) Dell
9 24 (1.45%) Twitter
10 23 (1.39%) Adobe
11 21 (1.27%) Citrix
12 19 (1.15%) Google
13 17 (1.03%) MathWorks
14 16 (0.97%) Atmel
15 13 (0.79%) Xilinx
15 13 (0.79%) MKS
15 13 (0.79%) Perforce
15 13 (0.79%) Juniper
16 11 (0.67%) NetApp
16 11 (0.67%) IBM
West London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
KHR - Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday