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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 173 165 165
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 44 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.50% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2058 1923 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.73% 35.63% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1543 1787
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,650 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Coventry -9 17 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Worcestershire +5 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Birmingham +6 6 £42,500 -45.16%
Staffordshire -14 4 £37,000 -1.33%
Warwickshire -3 1 £30,000 -26.82%
Shropshire -7 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £15,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (50.00%) Degree
2 34 (36.96%) C++
3 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 25 (27.17%) Manufacturing
5 24 (26.09%) C#
6 23 (25.00%) Linux
7 22 (23.91%) Finance
8 21 (22.83%) Windows
8 21 (22.83%) SQL
9 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
10 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.48%) Scrum
11 17 (18.48%) C
11 17 (18.48%) Physics
11 17 (18.48%) Marketing
12 16 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 16 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (17.39%) SAP
12 16 (17.39%) Python
12 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (17.39%) DTV
12 16 (17.39%) Programme Management
12 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
13 15 (16.30%) PhD
14 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
15 12 (13.04%) Validation
15 12 (13.04%) Image Processing
15 12 (13.04%) Pattern Recognition
16 11 (11.96%) Artificial Intelligence

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.17%) Mule
2 1 (1.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Simulink
2 1 (1.09%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.26%) VPN
1 3 (3.26%) Firewall
1 3 (3.26%) IPsec
2 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) GPRS
3 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.09%) Modbus
3 1 (1.09%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
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 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (27.17%) Manufacturing
2 22 (23.91%) Finance
3 17 (18.48%) Marketing
4 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (10.87%) Automotive
6 6 (6.52%) Retail
7 3 (3.26%) Back Office
8 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Software Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Electronics Engineer
3 8 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Graduate
5 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Junior
7 4 (4.35%) Account Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) SOAP
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) Spring
3 2 (2.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) RESTful
3 2 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.57%) Mathematics
3 17 (18.48%) Physics
4 16 (17.39%) DTV
5 11 (11.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (5.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (3.26%) VHDL
8 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.17%) Robotics
10 1 (1.09%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.09%) CAN bus
10 1 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (1.09%) Verilog
10 1 (1.09%) Animation
10 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.48%) Scrum
4 16 (17.39%) Programme Management
4 16 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.04%) Validation
5 12 (13.04%) Image Processing
5 12 (13.04%) Pattern Recognition
6 11 (11.96%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 5 (5.43%) UML
9 5 (5.43%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.35%) SDLC
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.35%) Change Control
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) C++
2 24 (26.09%) C#
3 21 (22.83%) SQL
4 17 (18.48%) C
5 16 (17.39%) Python
6 7 (7.61%) MATLAB
7 6 (6.52%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.35%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Degree
2 15 (16.30%) PhD
3 3 (3.26%) CCNA
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.09%) CCNP
5 1 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Control-M
1 1 (1.09%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) SAP
2 5 (5.43%) EMC
3 4 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (2.17%) MKS
5 2 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.09%) Altera
6 1 (1.09%) F5
6 1 (1.09%) Twitter
6 1 (1.09%) Freescale
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