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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 125 136
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 10 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.00% 2.25% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 13
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +23.37%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1005 1375 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.80% 47.27% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 669 749 932
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 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
Glasgow +14 3 £60,000 +76.47% 2
Edinburgh -13 3 £65,500 +31.00% 3
Fife +2 1 - - 2
Aberdeen +1 1 £31,500 +75.00%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 17 (47.22%) C
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) C++
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) PhD
5 7 (19.44%) Validation
6 6 (16.67%) HND
6 6 (16.67%) ASIC
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) Cadence
8 4 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Synopsys
9 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (8.33%) Physics
9 3 (8.33%) VHDL
9 3 (8.33%) CAD
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Finance
9 3 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded C

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) RS-232
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) ASIC Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Qt
1 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) ASIC
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.33%) VHDL
4 2 (5.56%) Verilog
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Arduino
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.78%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (19.44%) Validation
4 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
5 4 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) CAD
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Physics
7 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
7 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Signal Processing
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Acquisition
8 1 (2.78%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
2 9 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) Lisp
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PhD
2 6 (16.67%) HND
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CCNP
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) JTAG
2 1 (2.78%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cadence
2 3 (8.33%) Synopsys
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Altera
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) QNX
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Xilinx
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