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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 166 165 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 44 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.59% 1.21% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 31
Average salary £42,250 £35,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.01% +10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
1700 1653 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.10% 39.48% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1277 1183
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Staffordshire +6 14 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Worcestershire +1 10 £41,500 +10.66% 9
Birmingham -6 8 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Coventry -15 6 £27,000 -40.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £42,500 - 4
Herefordshire -10 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 - 3
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 63 (61.17%) Degree
2 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
3 39 (37.86%) C
4 38 (36.89%) C++
5 32 (31.07%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (26.21%) Automotive
7 25 (24.27%) Simulink
8 21 (20.39%) MATLAB
8 21 (20.39%) Embedded C
9 19 (18.45%) Embedded Software Development
10 16 (15.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 16 (15.53%) Validation
11 15 (14.56%) Project Management
12 14 (13.59%) UML
13 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.62%) Firmware
13 13 (12.62%) VHDL
14 12 (11.65%) Chartered Engineer
15 11 (10.68%) Signal Processing
16 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
16 10 (9.71%) Requirements Management
16 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
16 10 (9.71%) Manufacturing
16 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis
16 10 (9.71%) Assembly Language
16 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
16 10 (9.71%) C#
17 9 (8.74%) TargetLink
17 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
18 8 (7.77%) Marketing

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (1.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Simulink
2 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.74%) TargetLink
4 6 (5.83%) Stateflow
5 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.85%) MS Office
6 1 (0.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.83%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.94%) ATM
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) MPLS
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.97%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) PVCS
3 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 2 (1.94%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (26.21%) Automotive
2 10 (9.71%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 8 (7.77%) Marketing
4 6 (5.83%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.91%) Military
6 2 (1.94%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Software Engineer
2 25 (24.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (22.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Design Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Software Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Systems Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Process Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Principal Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) FPGA Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Electronics Technician
8 3 (2.91%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) CSS
2 2 (1.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (15.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (12.62%) VHDL
4 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.83%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.83%) Physics
5 6 (5.83%) DTV
6 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.85%) CESG
6 5 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.85%) CAN bus
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.94%) SCADA
8 2 (1.94%) Robotics
9 1 (0.97%) Informatics
9 1 (0.97%) Open Source
9 1 (0.97%) CCTV
9 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) VxWorks
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
2 19 (18.45%) Embedded Software Development
3 16 (15.53%) Validation
4 15 (14.56%) Project Management
5 14 (13.59%) UML
6 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.68%) Signal Processing
8 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.71%) Requirements Management
9 8 (7.77%) Change Management
10 7 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.83%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.83%) Yourdon
11 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.83%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
12 5 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) CMMI
12 5 (4.85%) Information Security
13 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) C
2 38 (36.89%) C++
3 21 (20.39%) Embedded C
3 21 (20.39%) MATLAB
4 10 (9.71%) Assembly Language
4 10 (9.71%) C#
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.85%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (61.17%) Degree
2 12 (11.65%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) HND
5 5 (4.85%) CISSP
6 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) HNC
7 1 (0.97%) VCP4
7 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.88%) COBIT
3 3 (2.91%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) SAP
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.83%) MKS
2 5 (4.85%) MathWorks
3 3 (2.91%) Apple
3 3 (2.91%) Perforce
3 3 (2.91%) EMC
4 2 (1.94%) Intel
5 1 (0.97%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.97%) Altera
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