Period
to 1 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 217 278
Rank change year-on-year +30 +61 -93
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 76 129 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.16% 2.86% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 89
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £64,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,406 4,507 5,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.71% 37.93% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 3,142 4,468
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,772 £25,015 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the Midlands

Electronics
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Electronics in the Midlands

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the Midlands

Electronics
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
West Midlands +24 60 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +49 15 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) Degree
3 30 (39.47%) C
4 26 (34.21%) C++
5 23 (30.26%) Validation
6 21 (27.63%) UML
7 17 (22.37%) Automotive
8 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (18.42%) Unix
9 14 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.11%) ISO 26262
10 13 (17.11%) C#
11 12 (15.79%) DevOps
11 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
11 12 (15.79%) SDLC
12 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.47%) Kubernetes
12 11 (14.47%) Windows
12 11 (14.47%) Linux
12 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (13.16%) VHDL
13 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
13 10 (13.16%) Algorithms
13 10 (13.16%) SELinux
13 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
13 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
13 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
14 9 (11.84%) Schematic Capture

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Simulink
1 5 (6.58%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) AWS
2 7 (9.21%) GCP
3 1 (1.32%) Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) FlexRay
3 3 (3.95%) Wireless
4 2 (2.63%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.63%) DWDM
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) 3G
5 1 (1.32%) 4G
5 1 (1.32%) 5G
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.32%) LTE
5 1 (1.32%) NAS
5 1 (1.32%) RS-485
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.32%) Power BI
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
3 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.37%) Automotive
2 7 (9.21%) Advertising
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Law
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.95%) Military
6 2 (2.63%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.32%) Finance
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (34.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 26 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Lead Electronics Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Audio Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) CSS
2 4 (5.26%) Spring
2 4 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Algorithms
2 10 (13.16%) VHDL
3 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (10.53%) Analogue Electronics
4 8 (10.53%) User Experience
5 7 (9.21%) Infotainment
6 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.95%) State Machine
8 2 (2.63%) CCTV
8 2 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.32%) LIMS
9 1 (1.32%) NHS
9 1 (1.32%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Unix
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) SafeRTOS
3 5 (6.58%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.63%) ThreadX
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
2 23 (30.26%) Validation
3 21 (27.63%) UML
4 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.79%) DevOps
6 12 (15.79%) SDLC
7 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.84%) Schematic Capture
9 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.53%) Scrum
10 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (9.21%) Open Source
11 7 (9.21%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) C
2 26 (34.21%) C++
3 13 (17.11%) C#
4 8 (10.53%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.21%) Embedded C
5 7 (9.21%) Perl
6 5 (6.58%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.63%) SQL
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (42.11%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) ISO 26262
2 7 (9.21%) MISRA
3 6 (7.89%) MISRA C
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.63%) QA
5 1 (1.32%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Kubernetes
2 10 (13.16%) SELinux
3 7 (9.21%) Ansible
3 7 (9.21%) Terraform
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Google
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) EMC
2 5 (6.58%) Intel
3 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) VMware