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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronics
Rank 167 145 174
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 47 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.14% 0.62%
As % of the General category 2.57% 2.87% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1829 1951 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.18% 39.55% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1590 1281
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Worcestershire -1 12 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Coventry -15 11 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Staffordshire +7 9 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Birmingham -7 9 £42,250 - 8
Warwickshire -13 3 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Herefordshire -10 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Electronics
England

Electronics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (56.98%) Degree
2 31 (36.05%) C++
3 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
4 20 (23.26%) C
5 17 (19.77%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (17.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (17.44%) MATLAB
7 13 (15.12%) Validation
7 13 (15.12%) Project Management
8 12 (13.95%) Simulink
9 11 (12.79%) Embedded C
9 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
10 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
10 10 (11.63%) Marketing
10 10 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
10 10 (11.63%) Automotive
10 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
10 10 (11.63%) VHDL
11 9 (10.47%) Finance
11 9 (10.47%) Firmware
11 9 (10.47%) C#
11 9 (10.47%) UML
12 8 (9.30%) Windows
12 8 (9.30%) SAP
12 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
12 8 (9.30%) DTV
12 8 (9.30%) Signal Processing
12 8 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas

Electronics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Simulink
2 2 (2.33%) Stateflow
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 3 (3.49%) WAN
2 3 (3.49%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
3 2 (2.33%) IPsec
3 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.16%) Profibus
4 1 (1.16%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) ATM
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Subversion
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) Mercurial
2 3 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) PVCS
2 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (11.63%) Marketing
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
1 10 (11.63%) Automotive
1 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Games
3 3 (3.49%) Military
3 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Software Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Electronics Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Junior C++ Developer
5 5 (5.81%) C++ Developer
5 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Junior
6 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) FPGA Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Graduate
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) CSS
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (17.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 10 (11.63%) VHDL
5 8 (9.30%) DTV
6 7 (8.14%) Physics
7 6 (6.98%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.81%) CESG
8 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (5.81%) Robotics
8 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.49%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.33%) CAN bus
11 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.16%) Open Source
11 1 (1.16%) Chemistry
11 1 (1.16%) Informatics
11 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.12%) Validation
2 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 10 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (10.47%) UML
5 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 8 (9.30%) Signal Processing
5 8 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (8.14%) Change Management
6 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.98%) ITIL
7 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum
7 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Requirements Management
8 5 (5.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) C++
2 20 (23.26%) C
3 15 (17.44%) MATLAB
4 11 (12.79%) Embedded C
5 9 (10.47%) C#
6 5 (5.81%) SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.33%) Java
8 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (56.98%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) CISSP
4 5 (5.81%) PhD
5 3 (3.49%) HND
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) IEC 61508
1 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) COBIT
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) SAP
2 3 (3.49%) MKS
2 3 (3.49%) Perforce
2 3 (3.49%) Apple
2 3 (3.49%) IBM
3 2 (2.33%) Intel
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) F5
4 1 (1.16%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.16%) Altera
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) EMC
4 1 (1.16%) NetApp
4 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Careerwise
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Life style Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance, 26 days
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on Skills & Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago