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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 173 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 49 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.28% 2.16% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 38
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2148 2129 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.93% 39.40% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1665 1742 1645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -9 14 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Birmingham - 11 £38,750 - 3
Worcestershire -3 8 £37,500 - 4
Warwickshire -11 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Staffordshire -4 2 - - 3
Herefordshire -14 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (48.91%) Degree
2 35 (38.04%) C++
3 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
4 20 (21.74%) Finance
5 19 (20.65%) C#
6 18 (19.57%) SQL
6 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
6 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
7 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
8 16 (17.39%) C
8 16 (17.39%) Linux
8 16 (17.39%) Windows
8 16 (17.39%) Marketing
9 15 (16.30%) Physics
9 15 (16.30%) Telecoms
10 14 (15.22%) Programme Management
10 14 (15.22%) DTV
10 14 (15.22%) SAP
10 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.22%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (15.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.13%) Project Management
11 13 (14.13%) Automotive
11 13 (14.13%) Scrum
12 12 (13.04%) Python
12 12 (13.04%) PhD
13 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
13 11 (11.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (10.87%) MATLAB

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.09%) JBoss
1 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.09%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Simulink
2 2 (2.17%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (15.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.26%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
3 3 (3.26%) IPsec
4 2 (2.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) VoIP
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) MPLS
5 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.09%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) Subversion
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
3 16 (17.39%) Marketing
4 15 (16.30%) Telecoms
5 13 (14.13%) Automotive
6 4 (4.35%) Retail
7 3 (3.26%) Back Office
7 3 (3.26%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Military
8 2 (2.17%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Graduate
4 7 (7.61%) Junior
5 6 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Junior Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Junior C++ Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Account Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) REST
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
1 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.30%) Physics
3 14 (15.22%) DTV
4 11 (11.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (7.61%) VHDL
7 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.43%) Robotics
8 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.35%) CESG
9 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.09%) CAN bus
11 1 (1.09%) Chemistry
11 1 (1.09%) PMI
11 1 (1.09%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) AIX
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
2 14 (15.22%) Digital Marketing
2 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (15.22%) Programme Management
3 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.13%) Scrum
3 13 (14.13%) Project Management
4 9 (9.78%) Image Processing
4 9 (9.78%) Pattern Recognition
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 7 (7.61%) Validation
6 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.52%) UML
6 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.43%) Signal Processing
7 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.43%) Requirements Management
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) C++
2 19 (20.65%) C#
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) C
5 12 (13.04%) Python
6 10 (10.87%) MATLAB
7 6 (6.52%) Java
8 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.26%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (48.91%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) PhD
3 4 (4.35%) CISSP
3 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) CCNA
5 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCIE
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.17%) COBIT
4 1 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) SAP
2 4 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco
3 3 (3.26%) MKS
3 3 (3.26%) Apple
4 2 (2.17%) NetApp
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.09%) Altera
5 1 (1.09%) F5
5 1 (1.09%) EMC
5 1 (1.09%) Intel
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
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