Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 164 229
Rank change year-on-year -58 +65 +84
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 143 255 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 1.94% 1.12%
As % of the General category 3.08% 4.67% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 85 202 114
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,375 £53,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4,637 5,461 4,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.89% 41.47% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,429 3,972 3,702
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Manchester -52 134 £45,000 -2.17% 34
Cheshire -1 7 £48,750 +41.30% 17
Cumbria +4 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £30,000 - 4
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 86 (60.14%) Manufacturing
2 85 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (51.75%) Software Engineering
4 73 (51.05%) Telecoms
4 73 (51.05%) Finance
5 72 (50.35%) Programme Management
5 72 (50.35%) SAP
5 72 (50.35%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (50.35%) Marketing
5 72 (50.35%) Digital Marketing
6 70 (48.95%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (34.97%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (33.57%) Linux
9 45 (31.47%) Test Automation
10 44 (30.77%) BDD
10 44 (30.77%) Big Data
11 42 (29.37%) TDD
12 41 (28.67%) Python
13 40 (27.97%) Time Management
14 38 (26.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 36 (25.17%) Line Management
15 36 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (25.17%) Information Security
16 35 (24.48%) Kubernetes
17 34 (23.78%) SDLC
18 32 (22.38%) Retail
19 30 (20.98%) SQL
20 29 (20.28%) C#
20 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (20.28%) Docker

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 13 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (18.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (14.69%) SaaS
4 8 (5.59%) Office 365
5 4 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.80%) IaaS
5 4 (2.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.50%) VPN
2 3 (2.10%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.40%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.40%) RS-232
3 2 (1.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) RFID
4 1 (0.70%) RS-485
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.77%) Big Data
2 14 (9.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.59%) Couchbase
4 6 (4.20%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Selenium
2 18 (12.59%) TeamCity
3 13 (9.09%) JIRA
4 12 (8.39%) SpecFlow
5 9 (6.29%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.50%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.80%) Serilog
9 3 (2.10%) Ant
9 3 (2.10%) Codeship
9 3 (2.10%) GoCD
9 3 (2.10%) Gradle
9 3 (2.10%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.40%) CMake
10 2 (1.40%) GCC
10 2 (1.40%) GitLab
General
1 86 (60.14%) Manufacturing
2 73 (51.05%) Finance
2 73 (51.05%) Telecoms
3 72 (50.35%) Marketing
4 32 (22.38%) Retail
5 26 (18.18%) Military
6 17 (11.89%) Games
7 6 (4.20%) Banking
8 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) German Language
9 1 (0.70%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (22.38%) Software Engineer
2 25 (17.48%) Developer
3 15 (10.49%) Test Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (9.79%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Analyst
5 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Software Engineering Manager
8 8 (5.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Product Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Graduate
10 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.78%) .NET
2 16 (11.19%) HTML
3 13 (9.09%) CSS
4 12 (8.39%) .NET Core
4 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.39%) HTML5
4 12 (8.39%) SignalR
5 11 (7.69%) REST
6 9 (6.29%) Ajax
6 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (6.29%) React
7 8 (5.59%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (5.59%) CSS3
7 8 (5.59%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (5.59%) LINQ
7 8 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.48%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.39%) Blog
4 11 (7.69%) User Experience
5 8 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.90%) Acoustics
7 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.80%) 3D Printing
9 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.40%) Vector Graphics
12 1 (0.70%) CCTV
12 1 (0.70%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.57%) Linux
2 24 (16.78%) Windows
3 9 (6.29%) Android
4 7 (4.90%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.40%) Unix
9 1 (0.70%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.75%) Software Engineering
3 72 (50.35%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (50.35%) Digital Marketing
3 72 (50.35%) Programme Management
4 70 (48.95%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (31.47%) Test Automation
6 44 (30.77%) BDD
7 42 (29.37%) TDD
8 40 (27.97%) Time Management
9 38 (26.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (25.17%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (25.17%) Information Security
10 36 (25.17%) Line Management
11 34 (23.78%) SDLC
12 26 (18.18%) DevOps
13 25 (17.48%) Mentoring
14 24 (16.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (16.78%) Information Assurance
14 24 (16.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.67%) Python
2 30 (20.98%) SQL
3 29 (20.28%) C#
4 27 (18.88%) C++
5 21 (14.69%) Java
6 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.89%) Go
8 15 (10.49%) Perl
9 13 (9.09%) C
10 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.59%) Embedded C
11 8 (5.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.50%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.80%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.80%) Ruby
15 3 (2.10%) PHP
15 3 (2.10%) VB
15 3 (2.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.40%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.40%) PhD
4 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) GCP
2 8 (5.59%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (20.28%) Docker
2 15 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.59%) Firmware
5 4 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (24.48%) Kubernetes
2 20 (13.99%) Ansible
3 8 (5.59%) Terraform
4 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.20%) Puppet
5 4 (2.80%) Grafana
5 4 (2.80%) Istio
5 4 (2.80%) Kibana
5 4 (2.80%) Packer
6 2 (1.40%) Marathon
6 2 (1.40%) Mesos
6 2 (1.40%) rkt
Vendors
1 72 (50.35%) SAP
2 26 (18.18%) Google
3 16 (11.19%) VMware
4 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.10%) EMC
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
7 1 (0.70%) Freescale
7 1 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.70%) SYSPRO