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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Electronics over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronics
Rank 152 185 179
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 72 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.55% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.53% 1.57% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 69 27 45
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,700 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
2039 1779 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.55% 35.09% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1476 1565
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 19 £48,500 -
Coventry +4 15 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -10 13 £29,000 - 1
Staffordshire +2 11 £38,750 -
Warwickshire +17 6 £40,000 +18.51%
Tipton - 4 £38,750 -
Worcestershire -3 3 £40,000 +10.34%
Walsall - 2 £24,750 -
Dudley - 1 £22,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 52 (34.44%) Software Engineering
2 48 (31.79%) C
3 40 (26.49%) Linux
3 40 (26.49%) Degree
4 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 37 (24.50%) Manufacturing
5 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
6 30 (19.87%) Firmware
7 27 (17.88%) Windows
8 26 (17.22%) C#
9 24 (15.89%) C++
9 24 (15.89%) Telecoms
10 23 (15.23%) Automotive
11 22 (14.57%) Python
12 21 (13.91%) HTML
12 21 (13.91%) PHP
13 20 (13.25%) HTML5
14 19 (12.58%) Subversion
14 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.92%) CSS
15 18 (11.92%) jQuery
15 18 (11.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 17 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (9.93%) Validation
17 15 (9.93%) MySQL
17 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
17 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (9.93%) Embedded C
17 15 (9.93%) EMC
18 14 (9.27%) Adobe Creative Suite

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.28%) CMS
2 5 (3.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (5.30%) Simulink
3 6 (3.97%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.31%) MS Office
5 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.66%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.66%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
1 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.61%) Ethernet
3 11 (7.28%) SNMP
4 8 (5.30%) RS-485
5 6 (3.97%) Bluetooth
6 5 (3.31%) Profibus
6 5 (3.31%) xDSL
7 4 (2.65%) Broadband
8 3 (1.99%) ADSL2
8 3 (1.99%) ATM
8 3 (1.99%) RS-232
8 3 (1.99%) VDSL
8 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.32%) LAN
9 2 (1.32%) WAN
9 2 (1.32%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.66%) DSL
10 1 (0.66%) DWDM
10 1 (0.66%) Internet
10 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.58%) Subversion
3 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.97%) JIRA
5 5 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.31%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.66%) CANoe
7 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.66%) VectorCAST
General
1 37 (24.50%) Manufacturing
2 24 (15.89%) Telecoms
3 23 (15.23%) Automotive
4 9 (5.96%) Finance
5 4 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 41 (27.15%) Software Engineer
2 28 (18.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 24 (15.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (13.25%) Developer
5 18 (11.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (10.60%) Design Engineer
6 16 (10.60%) Electronics Engineer
7 15 (9.93%) MySQL Developer
7 15 (9.93%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (9.27%) HTML CSS Developer
8 14 (9.27%) HTML Developer
9 13 (8.61%) Firmware Engineer
10 12 (7.95%) Hardware Engineer
11 11 (7.28%) LAMP Developer
11 11 (7.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 8 (5.30%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Senior Hardware Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) PCB Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) PCB Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.91%) HTML
2 20 (13.25%) HTML5
3 18 (11.92%) CSS
3 18 (11.92%) jQuery
4 13 (8.61%) Yocto
5 11 (7.28%) LAMP
6 8 (5.30%) Ajax
6 8 (5.30%) JSON
6 8 (5.30%) Node.js
6 8 (5.30%) WebSockets
7 5 (3.31%) .NET
8 4 (2.65%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.66%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (8.61%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (7.95%) Physics
4 8 (5.30%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.30%) Verilog
4 8 (5.30%) VHDL
5 7 (4.64%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.64%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.97%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.99%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) Economics
10 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.66%) CCTV
10 1 (0.66%) EPoS
10 1 (0.66%) Life Science
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.49%) Linux
2 27 (17.88%) Windows
3 13 (8.61%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.97%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.99%) ThreadX
5 3 (1.99%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.44%) Software Engineering
2 17 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
3 15 (9.93%) Validation
4 13 (8.61%) CAD
5 12 (7.95%) OO
6 11 (7.28%) Content Management
6 11 (7.28%) Database Optimisation
6 11 (7.28%) OOP
7 9 (5.96%) Project Management
7 9 (5.96%) Scrum
7 9 (5.96%) Web Design
8 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.30%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (4.64%) Device Driver Development
10 6 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.97%) Regression Testing
10 6 (3.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) C
2 37 (24.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.22%) C#
4 24 (15.89%) C++
5 22 (14.57%) Python
6 21 (13.91%) PHP
7 15 (9.93%) Embedded C
8 13 (8.61%) MATLAB
9 8 (5.30%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.31%) Java
11 4 (2.65%) SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (26.49%) Degree
2 9 (5.96%) HNC
3 8 (5.30%) PhD
4 5 (3.31%) ISEB
4 5 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.65%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) IEC 61508
2 5 (3.31%) MISRA
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
3 4 (2.65%) ISO26262
4 2 (1.32%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (19.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) EMC
2 14 (9.27%) Adobe
3 6 (3.97%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.31%) Coverity
5 4 (2.65%) Apple
5 4 (2.65%) Atmel
5 4 (2.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) VMware
7 1 (0.66%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.66%) QNX
7 1 (0.66%) Renesas
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, flexi working, bonus
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