Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 157 179
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 46 41 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.84% 0.87% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.15% 2.08% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 49
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +23.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,475 £31,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,125 £62,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2,144 1,968 2,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.03% 41.94% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 1,168 1,659
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Edinburgh -24 15 £42,000 +1.82% 7
Glasgow -13 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Lothian -3 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South Lanarkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Dundee - 2 £44,250 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Highlands - 1 - - 4
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 28 (60.87%) C
2 27 (58.70%) Degree
3 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 24 (52.17%) C++
4 12 (26.09%) Firmware
4 12 (26.09%) Finance
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 12 (26.09%) Python
5 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
6 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
7 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (17.39%) SAP
8 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
8 8 (17.39%) Marketing
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
9 7 (15.22%) Windows
9 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
10 6 (13.04%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) LabVIEW
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.04%) XML
10 6 (13.04%) C#
11 5 (10.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis

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 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.35%) RS-485
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.17%) Modbus
4 1 (2.17%) MQTT
4 1 (2.17%) RS-232
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) GitLab
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Trac
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
3 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (17.39%) Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.17%) French Language
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) JDBC
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) Spring Security
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.17%) MFC
4 1 (2.17%) STL
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.70%) VHDL
4 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (6.52%) Optoelectronics
5 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) ASIC
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
6 1 (2.17%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Active Listening
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.87%) User Stories
7 4 (8.70%) Physics
7 4 (8.70%) Schematic Capture
8 3 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.35%) FPGA Design
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C
2 24 (52.17%) C++
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.04%) C#
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) Java
7 4 (8.70%) VB
8 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) MISRA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) JTAG
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) EMC
2 2 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Atmel
3 1 (2.17%) Xilinx