Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 134 148
Rank change year-on-year -40 +14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 15 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.44% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.23% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 22
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -26.32%
10th Percentile £34,100 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,675 £43,250 £48,750
North West median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% +21.43% -6.67%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,761 895 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.90% 41.26% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 691 1,055
Cheshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Cheshire

Electronics
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Electronics in Cheshire

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics in Cheshire

Electronics
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 3 £40,000 -
Warrington -5 2 £47,500 +6.74% 3
Electronics
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (13.33%) RS-232
5 2 (13.33%) RS-485
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) QML
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Qt
6 1 (6.67%) Atmel

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) RS-232
1 2 (13.33%) RS-485
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) QML
2 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Atmel