Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 176 194
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 58 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.10% 0.97% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.54% 2.08% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 31
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £18,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,925 £76,250 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2283 2694 3098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.43% 46.46% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1409 1846
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +0.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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
Dundee - 16 £48,500 -
Glasgow +25 11 £40,000 +122.22% 2
Edinburgh -21 11 £40,000 -17.95% 4
Aberdeen +5 7 £45,000 +150.00%
West Lothian -8 6 £40,000 -
Fife -2 5 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Highlands - 3 £57,500 -
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
2 38 (65.52%) C
3 37 (63.79%) Degree
4 36 (62.07%) C++
5 31 (53.45%) Firmware
6 24 (41.38%) Python
7 23 (39.66%) C#
8 22 (37.93%) Windows
8 22 (37.93%) Linux
9 20 (34.48%) OO
10 19 (32.76%) VB
10 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
10 19 (32.76%) Android
10 19 (32.76%) Banking
11 17 (29.31%) Java
12 10 (17.24%) VxWorks
12 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.52%) Project Planning
13 9 (15.52%) PhD
14 8 (13.79%) Finance
14 8 (13.79%) Algorithms
15 7 (12.07%) Raspberry Pi
15 7 (12.07%) Qt
15 7 (12.07%) Arduino
15 7 (12.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
15 7 (12.07%) VHDL
16 6 (10.34%) Embedded C
16 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
17 5 (8.62%) Refactoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) RS-232
2 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Banking
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Graduate
4 10 (17.24%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Junior
6 7 (12.07%) C++ Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Junior C++ Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Junior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Design Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Qt
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 7 (12.07%) Arduino
3 7 (12.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (12.07%) Raspberry Pi
3 7 (12.07%) VHDL
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) ASIC
5 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Android
3 10 (17.24%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
2 20 (34.48%) OO
3 19 (32.76%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.52%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.62%) Open Source
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (8.62%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.90%) Electronic Design Automation
7 4 (6.90%) FPGA Design
7 4 (6.90%) Lean Manufacturing
7 4 (6.90%) Physics
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.90%) Validation
8 3 (5.17%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) C
2 36 (62.07%) C++
3 24 (41.38%) Python
4 23 (39.66%) C#
5 19 (32.76%) VB
6 17 (29.31%) Java
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.17%) SQL
10 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.45%) Lisp
11 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) PhD
3 5 (8.62%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) DO-254
2 3 (5.17%) JTAG
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Altera
2 4 (6.90%) Actel
2 4 (6.90%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Cadence
4 2 (3.45%) Synopsys
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) QNX
5 1 (1.72%) Xilinx
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum, EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £37k - 57k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
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