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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 166 182 166
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 39 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the General category 2.42% 0.88% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 38
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £43,500 £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1611 1701 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.70% 38.46% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1316 1282
Average salary £42,500 £42,944 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.03% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,900 £63,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
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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 +22 21 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -4 8 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Worcestershire +13 4 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Coventry -4 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (63.81%) Degree
2 51 (48.57%) C
2 51 (48.57%) Software Engineering
3 43 (40.95%) C++
4 37 (35.24%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (27.62%) Simulink
6 26 (24.76%) Automotive
7 23 (21.90%) Embedded C
8 22 (20.95%) MATLAB
9 21 (20.00%) Validation
10 19 (18.10%) Embedded Software Development
11 18 (17.14%) C#
12 16 (15.24%) UML
12 16 (15.24%) Firmware
13 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 14 (13.33%) Project Management
13 14 (13.33%) Linux
13 14 (13.33%) Chartered Engineer
14 13 (12.38%) TargetLink
14 13 (12.38%) Signal Processing
14 13 (12.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.43%) Assembly Language
15 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
15 12 (11.43%) Manufacturing
15 12 (11.43%) Requirements Management
15 12 (11.43%) Algorithms
16 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
16 11 (10.48%) Windows
17 10 (9.52%) Microsoft

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Simulink
2 13 (12.38%) TargetLink
2 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.62%) Stateflow
3 8 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.76%) MS Office
5 2 (1.90%) MS Project
5 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.86%) LAN
3 3 (2.86%) WAN
3 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.90%) ATM
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
5 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.95%) Profibus
5 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.95%) VoIP
5 1 (0.95%) MPLS
5 1 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.62%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.86%) PVCS
3 3 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.86%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (24.76%) Automotive
2 12 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 10 (9.52%) Marketing
4 6 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.95%) Military
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
2 30 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 25 (23.81%) Electronics Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Design Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Software Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Principal Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Process Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Compliance Manager
11 2 (1.90%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) CSS
1 4 (3.81%) HTML
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) J2EE
2 2 (1.90%) SOAP
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) XHTML
2 2 (1.90%) Grails
2 2 (1.90%) RESTful
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (12.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (11.43%) Algorithms
4 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.52%) VHDL
6 8 (7.62%) DTV
7 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.71%) Physics
8 5 (4.76%) CAN bus
9 4 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.81%) CESG
10 3 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.90%) SCADA
12 1 (0.95%) Informatics
12 1 (0.95%) Open Source
12 1 (0.95%) CCTV
12 1 (0.95%) PMI
12 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Windows
3 6 (5.71%) VxWorks
4 4 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Software Engineering
2 21 (20.00%) Validation
3 19 (18.10%) Embedded Software Development
4 16 (15.24%) UML
5 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 14 (13.33%) Project Management
6 13 (12.38%) Signal Processing
7 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 12 (11.43%) Requirements Management
8 9 (8.57%) Yourdon
9 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.71%) Change Management
12 5 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) CMMI
13 4 (3.81%) Information Security
13 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) C
2 43 (40.95%) C++
3 23 (21.90%) Embedded C
4 22 (20.95%) MATLAB
5 18 (17.14%) C#
6 12 (11.43%) Assembly Language
7 9 (8.57%) Python
8 7 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.90%) Java
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) Groovy
10 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (63.81%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) HND
5 4 (3.81%) CISSP
6 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) HNC
7 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) COBIT
2 3 (2.86%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) MKS
3 8 (7.62%) SAP
3 8 (7.62%) MathWorks
4 4 (3.81%) EMC
5 3 (2.86%) Perforce
6 2 (1.90%) Intel
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.95%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.95%) Altera
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