Period
to 21 January 2018

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

Electronics
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +50 +11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 39 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.07% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the General category 6.31% 1.57% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 16
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £37,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -20.00% +2.78%
10th Percentile £25,850 £25,650 £36,625
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,775 £52,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 618 572 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 48.70% 35.55% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 536 500 667
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,300
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.46% -5.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,775 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Kent

Electronics
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Electronics in Kent

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Electronics in Kent

Electronics
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Dartford +27 32 £50,000 - 2
Rochester +3 2 £26,500 -5.36% 5
Dover - 1 - -
Electronics
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.21%) C++
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) CAE
5 10 (25.64%) VHDL
5 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 10 (25.64%) Swedish Language
5 10 (25.64%) Prototyping
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
6 9 (23.08%) Video Processing
7 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Device Driver
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) OOP
9 6 (15.38%) OO
9 6 (15.38%) CAD
10 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
10 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (12.82%) Node.js
10 5 (12.82%) Analytics
10 5 (12.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
10 5 (12.82%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (12.82%) Cosmos DB
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.64%) Swedish Language
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Development Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 6 (15.38%) FPGA Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) VHDL Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Graduate
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Electronics Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Product Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) jQuery
1 5 (12.82%) Node.js
1 5 (12.82%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) WinForms
2 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
1 10 (25.64%) VHDL
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.95%) Device Driver
4 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
4 5 (12.82%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.64%) CAE
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (25.64%) Prototyping
3 10 (25.64%) TDD
4 9 (23.08%) Video Processing
5 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
6 6 (15.38%) CAD
6 6 (15.38%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) OOP
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
7 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
7 5 (12.82%) SEO
7 5 (12.82%) Web Development
8 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.26%) Physics
8 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C++
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) C
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft