The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 157 167 151
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 66 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.78% 1.10%
As % of the General category 3.35% 1.88% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 38
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Electronics
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1972 2234 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.20% 41.37% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1798 1400
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Electronics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Electronics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Electronics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Electronics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Electronics Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Electronics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
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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
Staffordshire +11 25 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Coventry -15 21 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Shropshire +3 5 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +3 5 £41,000 +17.14%
Worcestershire -1 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Herefordshire -4 2 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Birmingham -6 2 £65,000 +118.48% 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 60 (54.05%) C
2 51 (45.95%) Degree
3 49 (44.14%) C++
4 39 (35.14%) Software Engineering
5 26 (23.42%) Automotive
6 25 (22.52%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (21.62%) C#
7 24 (21.62%) Validation
8 20 (18.02%) Manufacturing
9 19 (17.12%) Simulink
10 18 (16.22%) Windows
10 18 (16.22%) Linux
11 17 (15.32%) Embedded C
11 17 (15.32%) Firmware
11 17 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 16 (14.41%) Marketing
13 15 (13.51%) Configuration Management
13 15 (13.51%) VHDL
13 15 (13.51%) Requirements Management
13 15 (13.51%) TargetLink
14 14 (12.61%) UML
14 14 (12.61%) Python
14 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
14 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
14 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
14 14 (12.61%) Programme Management
15 13 (11.71%) Assembly Language
15 13 (11.71%) CAD
16 12 (10.81%) Yourdon
17 11 (9.91%) SAP

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Simulink
2 15 (13.51%) TargetLink
3 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
4 11 (9.91%) Stateflow
4 11 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.70%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.80%) MS Office
7 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.91%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) PVCS
3 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.80%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (23.42%) Automotive
2 20 (18.02%) Manufacturing
3 16 (14.41%) Marketing
4 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
5 11 (9.91%) Finance
6 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Software Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Electronics Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) Design Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Firmware Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.60%) RF Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Software Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Principal Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Process Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Grails
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 3 (2.70%) J2EE
3 3 (2.70%) MFC
3 3 (2.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.70%) SOAP
3 3 (2.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.70%) XHTML
3 3 (2.70%) RESTful
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.90%) Qt
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (15.32%) Firmware
2 17 (15.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (13.51%) VHDL
4 11 (9.91%) DTV
4 11 (9.91%) Physics
5 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.70%) User Experience
7 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.80%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.90%) CESG
9 1 (0.90%) CCTV
9 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 24 (21.62%) Validation
3 15 (13.51%) Requirements Management
3 15 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.61%) UML
4 14 (12.61%) Programme Management
5 13 (11.71%) CAD
6 12 (10.81%) Yourdon
7 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.91%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.11%) Signal Processing
9 9 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (5.41%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.50%) Scrum
13 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
13 4 (3.60%) CMMI
13 4 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) C
2 49 (44.14%) C++
3 24 (21.62%) C#
4 17 (15.32%) Embedded C
5 14 (12.61%) Python
6 13 (11.71%) Assembly Language
7 8 (7.21%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.41%) Java
9 5 (4.50%) Groovy
10 4 (3.60%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.70%) VB
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (45.95%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.50%) HNC
3 5 (4.50%) HND
4 4 (3.60%) PhD
5 3 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.90%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) SAP
2 11 (9.91%) MathWorks
2 11 (9.91%) MKS
3 9 (8.11%) EMC
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (0.90%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.90%) Teradata
6 1 (0.90%) Vertica
6 1 (0.90%) Talend
6 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos
6 1 (0.90%) Informatica
6 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
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