Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 165 154
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 42 64 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 1.19% 1.31%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.93% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 70
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £130,000 £59,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,817 2,182 2,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.41% 40.56% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 1,433 1,512
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £28,664
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Electronics in Scotland

Electronics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Edinburgh -3 24 £50,000 -14.89% 23
West Lothian +8 5 £24,000 - 7
Aberdeen -7 5 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Glasgow +18 4 £45,500 +1.11% 4
Fife -9 2 £29,500 +22.92% 1
Stirling - 1 £40,000 - 6
Highlands - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 32 (76.19%) Degree
2 21 (50.00%) C++
3 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 14 (33.33%) Python
6 13 (30.95%) Firmware
7 12 (28.57%) Linux
8 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
9 10 (23.81%) Physics
9 10 (23.81%) Marketing
9 10 (23.81%) Analytics
9 10 (23.81%) SAP
9 10 (23.81%) C
9 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
9 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
9 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
10 9 (21.43%) C#
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 7 (16.67%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) CentOS
13 6 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (14.29%) Robotics
13 6 (14.29%) QA
13 6 (14.29%) Retail
13 6 (14.29%) EMC

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
1 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) 2G
1 5 (11.90%) 3G
1 5 (11.90%) 4G
1 5 (11.90%) 5G
1 5 (11.90%) Broadband
1 5 (11.90%) OpenFlow
1 5 (11.90%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) TETRA
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
1 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
2 10 (23.81%) Public Sector
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (11.90%) Automotive
4 5 (11.90%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Design Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Python Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Design Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Scientist
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.76%) Data Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.29%) Robotics
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (11.90%) Lidar
2 5 (11.90%) Optoelectronics
3 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (7.14%) VHDL
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) PDA
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) CentOS
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
3 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 10 (23.81%) Physics
3 10 (23.81%) Programme Management
4 6 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.90%) Data Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (11.90%) IC Design
5 5 (11.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (11.90%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (11.90%) Threat Detection
5 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C++
2 14 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) C
4 9 (21.43%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (11.90%) R
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (76.19%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) JTAG
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) EMC
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Ingenico
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.38%) UiPath
4 1 (2.38%) Virgin Media