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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 162 149 167
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 48 61 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.16% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.53% 2.88% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 28
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,750 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
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
1895 2116 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.92% 40.09% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1728 1405
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 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
Coventry -8 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire +13 9 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Worcestershire -4 9 £25,000 -33.33% 5
Birmingham - 8 £40,000 - 4
Warwickshire -13 5 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Herefordshire -15 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (56.99%) Degree
2 37 (39.78%) C++
3 31 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 20 (21.51%) C
5 16 (17.20%) C#
5 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
6 15 (16.13%) Mathematics
7 14 (15.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (15.05%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (13.98%) MATLAB
8 13 (13.98%) Manufacturing
9 12 (12.90%) Validation
9 12 (12.90%) Project Management
9 12 (12.90%) SQL
9 12 (12.90%) Windows
9 12 (12.90%) Physics
10 11 (11.83%) Marketing
10 11 (11.83%) Linux
10 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
10 11 (11.83%) Finance
11 10 (10.75%) Automotive
11 10 (10.75%) Scrum
12 9 (9.68%) Simulink
12 9 (9.68%) DTV
12 9 (9.68%) VHDL
12 9 (9.68%) Programme Management
12 9 (9.68%) Python
12 9 (9.68%) PhD
12 9 (9.68%) SAP
12 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (1.08%) JBoss
1 1 (1.08%) Node.js
1 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Simulink
2 2 (2.15%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) VPN
3 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) IPsec
4 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) MPLS
5 1 (1.08%) ATM
5 1 (1.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.08%) FlexRay
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.08%) Profibus
5 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.08%) PVCS
4 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.98%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.83%) Marketing
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 10 (10.75%) Automotive
4 3 (3.23%) Military
4 3 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Software Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Developer
6 8 (8.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Junior
7 7 (7.53%) Graduate
8 5 (5.38%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Junior C++ Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.30%) FPGA Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 14 (15.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (15.05%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (12.90%) Physics
5 9 (9.68%) DTV
5 9 (9.68%) VHDL
6 6 (6.45%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (5.38%) Robotics
7 5 (5.38%) CESG
8 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.08%) PMI
11 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.08%) Verilog
11 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (12.90%) Validation
2 12 (12.90%) Project Management
3 10 (10.75%) Scrum
4 9 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) UML
6 7 (7.53%) Change Management
6 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.53%) ITIL
7 6 (6.45%) Image Processing
7 6 (6.45%) Pattern Recognition
7 6 (6.45%) Signal Processing
7 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) C++
2 20 (21.51%) C
3 16 (17.20%) C#
4 13 (13.98%) MATLAB
5 12 (12.90%) SQL
6 9 (9.68%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.30%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.23%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (56.99%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) PhD
3 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) CISSP
4 5 (5.38%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
6 3 (3.23%) HND
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) IEC 61508
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.23%) COBIT
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Firmware
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) SAP
2 4 (4.30%) IBM
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco
3 3 (3.23%) Apple
3 3 (3.23%) MKS
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) EMC
4 2 (2.15%) Intel
4 2 (2.15%) NetApp
5 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.08%) Perforce
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.08%) Altera
5 1 (1.08%) F5
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Xilinx
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southam, Warwickshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 P/A DOE + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago