The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 72 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 26 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.14% 2.00% 1.26%
As % of the General category 5.15% 6.44% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 13
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
505 388 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.63% 31.06% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 397 314 388
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,855
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Electronics
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 21 £30,500 +1.66% 3
Mid Wales 0 2 £40,000 -
North Wales - 2 £25,838 -
Electronics
UK

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (47.83%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
3 17 (36.96%) C
4 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
5 13 (28.26%) OO
6 12 (26.09%) C++
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
8 9 (19.57%) Embedded C
9 7 (15.22%) Firmware
9 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
10 6 (13.04%) RFID
10 6 (13.04%) Windows
10 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
10 6 (13.04%) C#
10 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
10 6 (13.04%) QA
10 6 (13.04%) Mac OS
10 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
10 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (10.87%) SQL
11 5 (10.87%) Project Management
11 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
12 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
12 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
12 4 (8.70%) OOP
12 4 (8.70%) Atmel
12 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.04%) RFID
2 2 (4.35%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.17%) NFC
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
1 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Avionics
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Military
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Development Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Software Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Software Test Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Graduate
6 3 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) SVG
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Firmware
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.52%) DTV
6 1 (2.17%) SCADA
6 1 (2.17%) Physics
6 1 (2.17%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) OO
3 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
3 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
3 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) OOP
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.52%) UML
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) OOD
7 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.35%) Logistics
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) C
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 9 (19.57%) Embedded C
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PhD
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Atmel
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) EMC
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