The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 86 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 22 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 1.63% 1.09%
As % of the General category 3.78% 3.94% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Electronics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
582 432 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.95% 41.46% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 506 356 355
Average salary £37,500 £40,641 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Electronics
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics across the Wales region.

Electronics Salary Trend in Wales

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Electronics Salary Histogram in Wales

Electronics
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
South Wales -20 9 £42,500 +15.64% 14
Mid Wales -2 3 - -
North Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Wales - 2 £25,000 - 5
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 22 (52.38%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 13 (30.95%) Firmware
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) C#
7 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
8 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 7 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 7 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 6 (14.29%) OO
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) People Management
11 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (11.90%) Mac OS
11 5 (11.90%) Retail
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (11.90%) Ruby
11 5 (11.90%) Ajax

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (11.90%) RFID
3 2 (4.76%) GSM
4 1 (2.38%) NFC
4 1 (2.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Software Development Manager
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Real Time Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Ajax
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) WPF
3 3 (7.14%) WinForms
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 5 (11.90%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (7.14%) iPad
4 3 (7.14%) DTV
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Mac OS
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) People Management
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (2.38%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 9 (21.43%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 6 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) VB
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) APMP
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) EMC
Caerphilly
People Source
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago