Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 261 258
Rank change year-on-year +81 -3 +39
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 156 115 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 0.90% 0.87%
As % of the General category 4.05% 2.08% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 117 103 74
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +14.12% +21.43%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £28,475
90th Percentile £56,000 £76,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,851 5,519 4,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.64% 43.23% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,958 4,106 3,468
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the North West

Electronics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Manchester +43 139 £45,000 -9.09% 42
Cheshire +42 10 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Lancashire +14 5 £34,000 +11.48%
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 94 (60.26%) Manufacturing
2 85 (54.49%) Marketing
3 79 (50.64%) Telecoms
3 79 (50.64%) SAP
4 78 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (50.00%) Finance
4 78 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 78 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 72 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 57 (36.54%) C++
7 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (33.33%) Degree
9 45 (28.85%) C
10 43 (27.56%) Linux
10 43 (27.56%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (19.87%) Validation
12 26 (16.67%) Java
12 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 24 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (15.38%) Retail
14 23 (14.74%) SQL
15 22 (14.10%) SaaS
16 21 (13.46%) Python
17 20 (12.82%) Information Security
18 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
18 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
18 19 (12.18%) Software Architecture
19 18 (11.54%) Big Data
19 18 (11.54%) SDLC
19 18 (11.54%) C#

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.92%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.10%) SaaS
2 16 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.92%) IaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Office 365
5 3 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Bluetooth
2 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (4.49%) GSM
4 5 (3.21%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.21%) RS-232
4 5 (3.21%) RS-485
5 4 (2.56%) DNS
5 4 (2.56%) Firewall
5 4 (2.56%) RFID
5 4 (2.56%) Wireless
6 3 (1.92%) Internet
7 2 (1.28%) DHCP
7 2 (1.28%) LAN
7 2 (1.28%) WAN
8 1 (0.64%) MQTT
8 1 (0.64%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.54%) Big Data
3 10 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (6.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 10 (6.41%) Data Mining
3 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.41%) Power BI
3 10 (6.41%) Qlik Sense
3 10 (6.41%) QlikView
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.85%) MySQL
5 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.92%) DB2
6 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.28%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Selenium
2 15 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.05%) LabVIEW
5 10 (6.41%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.92%) CMake
8 3 (1.92%) GCC
9 2 (1.28%) JIRA
9 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.28%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.64%) Protractor
10 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.64%) Subversion
10 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (60.26%) Manufacturing
2 85 (54.49%) Marketing
3 79 (50.64%) Telecoms
4 78 (50.00%) Finance
5 24 (15.38%) Retail
6 11 (7.05%) Military
7 10 (6.41%) Local Government
8 9 (5.77%) Games
9 3 (1.92%) Banking
10 2 (1.28%) Advertising
10 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.28%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 26 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (16.03%) Developer
3 25 (16.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (14.10%) Electronics Engineer
5 19 (12.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.97%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Analyst
10 11 (7.05%) C++ Developer
10 11 (7.05%) Consultant
10 11 (7.05%) Embedded C Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) HTML
2 11 (7.05%) .NET
3 10 (6.41%) CSS
4 9 (5.77%) OpenGL
4 9 (5.77%) Qt
5 8 (5.13%) HTML5
6 7 (4.49%) React
7 6 (3.85%) Flash
7 6 (3.85%) Gherkin
7 6 (3.85%) QML
8 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.21%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.21%) RESTful
8 5 (3.21%) SOAP
9 4 (2.56%) STL
10 3 (1.92%) OpenCL
10 3 (1.92%) OpenCV
10 3 (1.92%) OpenGL ES
10 3 (1.92%) REST
10 3 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Acoustics
3 12 (7.69%) User Experience
4 11 (7.05%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (5.13%) Blog
6 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.56%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.56%) Verilog
9 3 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.92%) CCTV
9 3 (1.92%) CUDA
9 3 (1.92%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.28%) Life Science
10 2 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.56%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) Android
3 13 (8.33%) Windows
4 8 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.49%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.56%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 78 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 78 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 72 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.87%) Validation
5 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 24 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (12.82%) Information Security
8 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
8 19 (12.18%) Software Architecture
9 18 (11.54%) SDLC
10 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (10.90%) Line Management
10 17 (10.90%) Time Management
11 16 (10.26%) BDD
11 16 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (10.26%) TDD
12 14 (8.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (8.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) C++
2 45 (28.85%) C
3 26 (16.67%) Java
4 23 (14.74%) SQL
5 21 (13.46%) Python
6 18 (11.54%) C#
7 15 (9.62%) T-SQL
8 14 (8.97%) Embedded C
9 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.77%) Assembly Language
11 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
11 8 (5.13%) VB
12 7 (4.49%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.85%) Apple Swift
13 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.85%) Go
13 6 (3.85%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.85%) Perl
14 5 (3.21%) Embedded C++
14 5 (3.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.64%) CEH
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) CISSP
4 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) GSEC
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.05%) Docker
1 11 (7.05%) Firmware
1 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.85%) Terraform
3 5 (3.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.92%) Grafana
4 3 (1.92%) Kibana
4 3 (1.92%) Packer
5 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (50.64%) SAP
2 16 (10.26%) EMC
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.33%) Oracle
4 11 (7.05%) VMware
5 10 (6.41%) Google
6 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.21%) Twitter
7 4 (2.56%) Freescale
7 4 (2.56%) Mentor Graphics