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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 161 163 164
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 58 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the General category 2.65% 1.97% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 39
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,400 £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
2187 2076 2206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.23% 38.55% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 1663 1737
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 £70,000
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 28 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 28 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 -8 18 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Birmingham +6 11 £42,500 -45.16% 2
Worcestershire -3 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Warwickshire -13 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Staffordshire -10 3 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Shropshire -5 1 £40,000 -15.34% 2
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 47 (47.00%) Degree
2 37 (37.00%) C++
3 29 (29.00%) Software Engineering
4 22 (22.00%) Finance
4 22 (22.00%) C#
5 21 (21.00%) Linux
5 21 (21.00%) Manufacturing
6 20 (20.00%) SQL
6 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 19 (19.00%) Windows
8 18 (18.00%) Marketing
9 17 (17.00%) Physics
9 17 (17.00%) C
10 16 (16.00%) SAP
10 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (16.00%) Programme Management
10 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 16 (16.00%) DTV
10 16 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (15.00%) Automotive
12 14 (14.00%) Scrum
12 14 (14.00%) Python
12 14 (14.00%) PhD
13 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (12.00%) Project Management
15 11 (11.00%) Image Processing
15 11 (11.00%) Pattern Recognition

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (2.00%) Mule
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Simulink
2 2 (2.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) IPsec
3 3 (3.00%) VPN
3 3 (3.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.00%) FlexRay
5 1 (1.00%) Modbus
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.00%) Subversion
3 3 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Manufacturing
3 18 (18.00%) Marketing
4 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
5 15 (15.00%) Automotive
6 6 (6.00%) Retail
7 3 (3.00%) Games
7 3 (3.00%) Back Office
8 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 2 (2.00%) Military
9 1 (1.00%) Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (13.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Junior
8 6 (6.00%) Graduate
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Firmware Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Junior C++ Developer
9 5 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Account Manager
10 4 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Design Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Electronics Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) REST
3 2 (2.00%) RESTful
3 2 (2.00%) Spring
4 1 (1.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (17.00%) Physics
3 16 (16.00%) DTV
4 10 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (9.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (7.00%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (6.00%) VHDL
7 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.00%) Robotics
9 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (2.00%) CESG
12 1 (1.00%) Chemistry
12 1 (1.00%) CAN bus
12 1 (1.00%) Verilog
12 1 (1.00%) Clustering
12 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 19 (19.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.00%) Programme Management
2 16 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.00%) Scrum
5 12 (12.00%) Project Management
6 11 (11.00%) Image Processing
6 11 (11.00%) Pattern Recognition
7 9 (9.00%) Validation
8 8 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (7.00%) ITIL
10 6 (6.00%) UML
10 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.00%) Requirements Management
11 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) Change Management
11 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.00%) CAD
11 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) C++
2 22 (22.00%) C#
3 20 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.00%) C
5 14 (14.00%) Python
6 7 (7.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (7.00%) Java
7 5 (5.00%) Assembly Language
8 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.00%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (47.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.00%) PhD
3 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) CCNA
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) CISSP
6 2 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Linux-HA
1 1 (1.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.00%) IBM
2 4 (4.00%) EMC
3 3 (3.00%) VMware
3 3 (3.00%) Apple
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco
4 2 (2.00%) NetApp
4 2 (2.00%) MKS
4 2 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (1.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) Altera
5 1 (1.00%) F5
5 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcestershire
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago