The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronics
Rank 169 160 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -42
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 40 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.94% 1.72%
As % of the General category 1.95% 2.35% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 64
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2051 2211 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.17% 39.82% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1748 1500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Electronics
England

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 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +8 14 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Coventry -3 12 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Worcestershire -17 4 £40,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +9 2 £24,500 -38.75%
Shropshire - 2 £47,250 -
Birmingham +5 1 £77,500 +78.16% 5
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (47.92%) Degree
2 45 (46.88%) C
3 40 (41.67%) C++
4 27 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 27 (28.13%) CAD
5 19 (19.79%) Manufacturing
6 18 (18.75%) Marketing
7 17 (17.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (17.71%) Automotive
8 15 (15.63%) Validation
8 15 (15.63%) Windows
8 15 (15.63%) Physics
8 15 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (14.58%) Embedded C
9 14 (14.58%) VHDL
10 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
11 12 (12.50%) Programme Management
12 10 (10.42%) C#
13 9 (9.38%) SAP
13 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.38%) DTV
13 9 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 9 (9.38%) Finance
13 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (8.33%) EMC
14 8 (8.33%) Firmware
14 8 (8.33%) Linux
15 7 (7.29%) UML
15 7 (7.29%) MS Excel

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.25%) Simulink
3 5 (5.21%) Stateflow
3 5 (5.21%) TargetLink
3 5 (5.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.04%) Windchill
4 1 (1.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.04%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.08%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.08%) Broadband
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) PVCS
1 6 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (5.21%) LabVIEW
3 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (19.79%) Manufacturing
2 18 (18.75%) Marketing
3 17 (17.71%) Automotive
4 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.38%) Finance
6 6 (6.25%) Banking
6 6 (6.25%) Retail
7 4 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Design Engineer
2 25 (26.04%) Software Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) Electronics Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 11 (11.46%) RF Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) RF Design Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Graduate
9 7 (7.29%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Architect
11 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
12 3 (3.13%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) MFC
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) Grails
3 1 (1.04%) Qt
3 1 (1.04%) RESTful
3 1 (1.04%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) XHTML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (15.63%) Physics
2 15 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (14.58%) VHDL
4 9 (9.38%) DTV
5 8 (8.33%) Firmware
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) CAD
1 27 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 15 (15.63%) Validation
3 12 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (7.29%) UML
7 6 (6.25%) Yourdon
7 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 6 (6.25%) System Testing
8 5 (5.21%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (5.21%) Signal Processing
8 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.17%) Project Management
9 4 (4.17%) OOD
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) C
2 40 (41.67%) C++
3 14 (14.58%) Embedded C
4 10 (10.42%) C#
5 7 (7.29%) Python
6 6 (6.25%) VB
6 6 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.17%) Java
8 3 (3.13%) Groovy
8 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (47.92%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) PhD
3 3 (3.13%) HNC
3 3 (3.13%) HND
3 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CCIE
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) SAP
2 8 (8.33%) EMC
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Perforce
5 5 (5.21%) MathWorks
5 5 (5.21%) MKS
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.04%) PTC
7 1 (1.04%) Teradata
7 1 (1.04%) Vertica
7 1 (1.04%) Talend
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 30,000-45,000
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Coventry
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
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Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healcare, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Paid Overtime
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham
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