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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronics
England / West Midlands
Rank 137 184 176
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 78 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the General category 4.28% 1.78% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 76 32 33
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
1823 1857 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.36% 36.38% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1473 1355
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 27 £48,500 -
Staffordshire - 15 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham +6 11 £40,000 +37.93% 5
Warwickshire +27 9 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Coventry +10 8 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Worcestershire -11 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire -15 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 -
Tipton - 1 £40,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 52 (37.41%) C
1 52 (37.41%) Software Engineering
2 43 (30.94%) Degree
3 35 (25.18%) C#
3 35 (25.18%) Windows
3 35 (25.18%) Linux
4 34 (24.46%) Firmware
5 28 (20.14%) JavaScript
5 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
6 26 (18.71%) Python
7 25 (17.99%) C++
8 24 (17.27%) Automotive
8 24 (17.27%) Manufacturing
9 22 (15.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
11 17 (12.23%) EMC
12 15 (10.79%) CAD
12 15 (10.79%) Ethernet
13 14 (10.07%) Embedded C
14 13 (9.35%) Subversion
15 12 (8.63%) VHDL
15 12 (8.63%) Verilog
15 12 (8.63%) HTML
15 12 (8.63%) PHP
15 12 (8.63%) HNC
15 12 (8.63%) IEC 61508
15 12 (8.63%) RS-485
15 12 (8.63%) HTML5
15 12 (8.63%) Embedded Systems

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.47%) Confluence
2 4 (2.88%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Simulink
2 6 (4.32%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.88%) MS Office
4 2 (1.44%) FrameMaker
4 2 (1.44%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.79%) Ethernet
3 12 (8.63%) RS-485
4 9 (6.47%) Profibus
4 9 (6.47%) SNMP
5 7 (5.04%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.16%) ATM
7 3 (2.16%) RS-232
8 2 (1.44%) Broadband
8 2 (1.44%) Wireless
8 2 (1.44%) xDSL
8 2 (1.44%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.72%) ADSL2
9 1 (0.72%) DSL
9 1 (0.72%) DWDM
9 1 (0.72%) Internet
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) VDSL
9 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.35%) Subversion
3 9 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (6.47%) JIRA
3 9 (6.47%) SonarQube
4 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.72%) CANoe
5 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.72%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 24 (17.27%) Automotive
1 24 (17.27%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Finance
3 5 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Software Engineer
2 26 (18.71%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (16.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (12.95%) Design Engineer
4 18 (12.95%) Firmware Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Hardware Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Electronics Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Developer
7 10 (7.19%) PCB Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) PCB Design Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.76%) MySQL Developer
9 8 (5.76%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Field Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Design Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Junior
11 5 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) HTML
1 12 (8.63%) HTML5
2 9 (6.47%) Yocto
3 8 (5.76%) jQuery
4 7 (5.04%) CSS
5 6 (4.32%) .NET
6 5 (3.60%) JSON
7 4 (2.88%) Ajax
7 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.88%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (2.88%) LAMP
7 4 (2.88%) Node.js
7 4 (2.88%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.44%) Middleware
9 1 (0.72%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.72%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.72%) REST
9 1 (0.72%) Web Services
9 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (8.63%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (8.63%) Verilog
2 12 (8.63%) VHDL
3 10 (7.19%) Physics
4 8 (5.76%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.60%) ASIC
5 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.16%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.16%) Economics
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) CCTV
8 1 (0.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Telematics
8 1 (0.72%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.18%) Linux
1 35 (25.18%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) VxWorks
3 9 (6.47%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.60%) ThreadX
5 3 (2.16%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.41%) Software Engineering
2 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.79%) CAD
4 11 (7.91%) Validation
5 10 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (7.19%) Regression Testing
5 10 (7.19%) Unit Testing
6 9 (6.47%) Change Control
6 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.47%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (6.47%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (6.47%) Release Management
6 9 (6.47%) Requirements Management
6 9 (6.47%) Scrum
6 9 (6.47%) TDD
6 9 (6.47%) V-Model
7 8 (5.76%) 3D Modelling
7 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.76%) Project Management
8 7 (5.04%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) C
2 35 (25.18%) C#
3 28 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.71%) Python
5 25 (17.99%) C++
6 14 (10.07%) Embedded C
7 12 (8.63%) PHP
8 11 (7.91%) MATLAB
9 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.32%) Java
11 5 (3.60%) SQL
12 2 (1.44%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (30.94%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) HNC
3 8 (5.76%) PhD
4 7 (5.04%) HND
5 4 (2.88%) ISEB
5 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) IEC 61508
2 5 (3.60%) MISRA
2 5 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 34 (24.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) EMC
2 9 (6.47%) Atlassian
2 9 (6.47%) Coverity
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.88%) Adobe
4 4 (2.88%) Apple
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Atmel
6 1 (0.72%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) QNX
6 1 (0.72%) Renesas
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
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