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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 67 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 33 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.55% 0.99% 0.29%
As % of the General category 6.82% 3.09% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 3
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £50,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
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
484 421 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.37% 32.09% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 402 363 271
Average salary £36,000 £35,424 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.62% -3.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
(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 - 13 £36,250 - 4
Mid Wales - 12 £50,000 -
North Wales -6 7 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
3 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
4 18 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 15 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 15 (23.81%) C
6 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
7 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Avionics
7 12 (19.05%) Finance
8 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
9 9 (14.29%) C++
9 9 (14.29%) .NET
9 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.70%) Legal
10 8 (12.70%) Retail
10 8 (12.70%) SQL
10 8 (12.70%) Firmware
11 7 (11.11%) Embedded C
11 7 (11.11%) VB
11 7 (11.11%) GSM
11 7 (11.11%) UML
11 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
12 6 (9.52%) VB6
12 6 (9.52%) Windows
12 6 (9.52%) VB.NET

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
2 7 (11.11%) GSM
3 5 (7.94%) SDH
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) DWDM
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) BGP
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) RIP
4 1 (1.59%) VPLS
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.59%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 15 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 12 (19.05%) Avionics
3 12 (19.05%) Finance
4 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (12.70%) Legal
5 8 (12.70%) Retail
6 4 (6.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Electronics Technician
10 2 (3.17%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.70%) Firmware
4 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
5 5 (7.94%) Robotics
6 4 (6.35%) DTV
7 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.17%) Physics
9 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.59%) SCADA
9 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Performance Testing
2 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.11%) UML
4 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) People Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Management
6 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.17%) Validation
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.59%) Time Management
7 1 (1.59%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.59%) Network Design
7 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) C
2 9 (14.29%) C++
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 7 (11.11%) VB
5 6 (9.52%) VB6
5 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.59%) Java
8 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCDA
3 1 (1.59%) CCDP
3 1 (1.59%) CCIE
3 1 (1.59%) CCSP
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) CCIP
3 1 (1.59%) HNC
3 1 (1.59%) HND
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
2 2 (3.17%) Siemens
2 2 (3.17%) EMC
2 2 (3.17%) Nortel
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) NetApp
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
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