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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 92 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 11 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.80% 2.35% 1.84%
As % of the General category 2.02% 5.69% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
544 510 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 39.53% 41.36% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 464 398 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -14 8 £35,000 +14.75%
North Wales -11 2 £42,500 +96.06%
West Wales - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) C
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
4 14 (42.42%) C++
5 12 (36.36%) Embedded C++
6 11 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 11 (33.33%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) Firmware
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) OO
7 10 (30.30%) Python
7 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
8 9 (27.27%) QA
8 9 (27.27%) Ajax
8 9 (27.27%) Web 2.0
8 9 (27.27%) Ruby
8 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
8 9 (27.27%) Build Automation
8 9 (27.27%) RFID
8 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 9 (27.27%) Perl
8 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
8 9 (27.27%) People Management
9 8 (24.24%) SAP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) RFID
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 8 (24.24%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Development Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Software Development Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Software Manager
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate
9 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) Ajax
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.18%) WPF
5 6 (18.18%) WinForms
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) Laravel
7 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) Symfony
7 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.03%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Web 2.0
3 8 (24.24%) DTV
4 6 (18.18%) iPhone
4 6 (18.18%) iPad
5 2 (6.06%) Social Media
5 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.06%) VHDL
6 1 (3.03%) Verilog
6 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.18%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (27.27%) Build Automation
2 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 9 (27.27%) People Management
3 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 7 (21.21%) MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.03%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) CAD
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) Embedded C++
4 11 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 10 (30.30%) Python
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) Perl
6 9 (27.27%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) PHP5
8 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-254
2 1 (3.03%) DO-160
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Altera