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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 166 229
Rank change year-on-year -16 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 72 64 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 1.12% 0.48%
As % of the General category 3.18% 2.75% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 21
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.64% -4.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £48,900 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2263 2327 2609
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.08% 40.80% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1850 1943
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Electronics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 66 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Merseyside -6 3 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire -22 2 £36,750 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 70 (60.87%) Manufacturing
2 65 (56.52%) C++
3 55 (47.83%) Telecoms
4 54 (46.96%) Finance
4 54 (46.96%) Programme Management
4 54 (46.96%) SAP
4 54 (46.96%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (46.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 54 (46.96%) Marketing
4 54 (46.96%) Digital Marketing
5 50 (43.48%) HTML
6 49 (42.61%) C
7 40 (34.78%) Degree
8 38 (33.04%) .NET
9 34 (29.57%) SQL
10 33 (28.70%) PHP
10 33 (28.70%) Visual Studio
11 32 (27.83%) Linux
12 31 (26.96%) Embedded C
12 31 (26.96%) Java
13 30 (26.09%) Firmware
13 30 (26.09%) Software Engineering
14 29 (25.22%) Python
15 28 (24.35%) Validation
15 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (21.74%) MySQL
16 25 (21.74%) Windows
17 22 (19.13%) Embedded Linux
18 21 (18.26%) Big Data
19 19 (16.52%) Feasibility Study

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 16 (13.91%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) Liferay
3 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.74%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 54 (46.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.74%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
3 4 (3.48%) ATM
3 4 (3.48%) RS-232
4 2 (1.74%) FTP
4 2 (1.74%) SMTP
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) MySQL
2 21 (18.26%) Big Data
3 16 (13.91%) Hadoop
4 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
5 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.61%) Power BI
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.87%) Impala
8 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (28.70%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) JIRA
4 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.48%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.48%) JUnit
7 4 (3.48%) Selenium
8 3 (2.61%) JBehave
8 3 (2.61%) Maven
8 3 (2.61%) Mockito
8 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.74%) GitLab
9 2 (1.74%) Grunt
9 2 (1.74%) gulp
9 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.74%) QUnit
10 1 (0.87%) Gatling
General
1 70 (60.87%) Manufacturing
2 55 (47.83%) Telecoms
3 54 (46.96%) Finance
3 54 (46.96%) Marketing
4 12 (10.43%) Retail
5 8 (6.96%) Games
6 4 (3.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Avionics
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Military
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (29.57%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Electronics Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Embedded Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Embedded C Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Linux Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (7.83%) Architect
9 9 (7.83%) C++ Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Graduate
10 8 (6.96%) C Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.48%) HTML
2 38 (33.04%) .NET
3 18 (15.65%) CSS
4 12 (10.43%) Web Services
5 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (8.70%) REST
6 10 (8.70%) SOAP
7 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.83%) Java EE
8 8 (6.96%) MSMQ
8 8 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.09%) jQuery
10 6 (5.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.35%) Ajax
11 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.35%) Node.js
12 4 (3.48%) HTML5
12 4 (3.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
4 5 (4.35%) EPoS
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.61%) RIA
7 2 (1.74%) Blog
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) Social Media
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Linux
2 25 (21.74%) Windows
3 22 (19.13%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) Digital Marketing
1 54 (46.96%) Programme Management
2 30 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.35%) Validation
4 19 (16.52%) Feasibility Study
5 18 (15.65%) DevOps
6 17 (14.78%) Open Source
7 15 (13.04%) Machine Learning
8 13 (11.30%) Scrum
9 11 (9.57%) MVC
9 11 (9.57%) TDD
10 9 (7.83%) OO
11 8 (6.96%) BDD
11 8 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.96%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
11 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) C++
2 49 (42.61%) C
3 34 (29.57%) SQL
4 33 (28.70%) PHP
5 31 (26.96%) Embedded C
5 31 (26.96%) Java
6 29 (25.22%) Python
7 19 (16.52%) Embedded C++
7 19 (16.52%) VB
8 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.30%) C#
10 10 (8.70%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.96%) Go
12 7 (6.09%) Ruby
12 7 (6.09%) TypeScript
12 7 (6.09%) VB6
13 4 (3.48%) MATLAB
13 4 (3.48%) R
14 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) PhD
3 3 (2.61%) HNC
3 3 (2.61%) HND
3 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.87%) CISM
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.87%) MISRA
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) Firmware
2 6 (5.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.87%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.57%) Ansible
2 11 (9.57%) Puppet
3 8 (6.96%) Mesos
4 4 (3.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (46.96%) SAP
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Freescale
3 5 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) PayPal
4 2 (1.74%) Splunk
5 1 (0.87%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.87%) EMC
5 1 (0.87%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
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