Period
to 6 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 165 258
Rank change year-on-year -35 +93 -24
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 290 517 382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.93% 1.20%
As % of the General category 4.25% 6.13% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 245 402 340
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,125 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,831 8,431 10,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.09% 31.50% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,050 6,366 8,497
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the South East.

Salary trend for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the South East

Electronics
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley -43 95 £52,500 +16.67% 35
Hampshire -28 88 £50,000 +29.03% 31
Berkshire -43 52 £52,500 +10.53% 11
Surrey +9 31 £57,500 -14.81% 13
Kent +30 28 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 28 £52,500 +50.00% 14
East Sussex -5 27 £27,500 -35.29% 7
West Sussex +35 15 £50,000 -3.85% 6
Oxfordshire +24 15 £58,904 +31.63% 10
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 117 (40.34%) Degree
2 106 (36.55%) C
3 102 (35.17%) Software Engineering
4 101 (34.83%) C++
5 93 (32.07%) Manufacturing
6 89 (30.69%) Firmware
7 85 (29.31%) Python
8 75 (25.86%) Telecoms
9 62 (21.38%) Linux
10 51 (17.59%) SAP
10 51 (17.59%) Finance
11 50 (17.24%) Marketing
11 50 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
12 49 (16.90%) Programme Management
12 49 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (16.90%) Public Sector
13 47 (16.21%) Wireless
14 45 (15.52%) C#
15 43 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (14.48%) Embedded C
17 41 (14.14%) Self-Motivation
18 39 (13.45%) Validation
19 38 (13.10%) JavaScript
20 37 (12.76%) Mathematics
21 33 (11.38%) Windows
22 32 (11.03%) Bluetooth
22 32 (11.03%) Embedded Systems
23 31 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
24 28 (9.66%) Computer Science
25 27 (9.31%) Security Cleared

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (1.03%) Apache
1 3 (1.03%) CMS
2 2 (0.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) JBoss
3 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.34%) WinCC
Applications
1 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (5.17%) Simulink
2 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.34%) EPLAN
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.52%) AWS
2 11 (3.79%) Azure
3 9 (3.10%) Amazon Cognito
4 3 (1.03%) Serverless
5 2 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.21%) Wireless
2 32 (11.03%) Bluetooth
3 18 (6.21%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.10%) 4G
5 7 (2.41%) Broadband
5 7 (2.41%) Internet
6 6 (2.07%) 5G
6 6 (2.07%) LTE
7 5 (1.72%) Firewall
7 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.38%) DHCP
8 4 (1.38%) DNS
8 4 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.38%) VPN
9 3 (1.03%) 3G
9 3 (1.03%) 3GPP
9 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.03%) GPRS
9 3 (1.03%) NAS
9 3 (1.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.76%) MySQL
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.03%) InfluxDB
4 3 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.59%) Git (software)
1 22 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.52%) Subversion
3 10 (3.45%) JIRA
4 6 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.07%) JUnit
4 6 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.38%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.38%) CMake
5 4 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.38%) StarTeam
General
1 93 (32.07%) Manufacturing
2 75 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 51 (17.59%) Finance
4 50 (17.24%) Marketing
5 49 (16.90%) Public Sector
6 21 (7.24%) Aerospace
7 20 (6.90%) Automotive
8 16 (5.52%) Military
9 12 (4.14%) Advertising
10 10 (3.45%) Games
11 4 (1.38%) Retail
12 3 (1.03%) Local Government
13 2 (0.69%) Law
14 1 (0.34%) Environmental Health
14 1 (0.34%) Front Office
14 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 58 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 44 (15.17%) Firmware Engineer
3 39 (13.45%) Electronics Engineer
4 34 (11.72%) Embedded Engineer
5 31 (10.69%) Design Engineer
6 21 (7.24%) Hardware Engineer
7 19 (6.55%) Developer
8 17 (5.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (5.17%) Junior
9 15 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (4.48%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 12 (4.14%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (4.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 11 (3.79%) Consultant
12 11 (3.79%) Field Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.10%) Junior Embedded Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) Principal Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.59%) JSON
2 16 (5.52%) CSS
2 16 (5.52%) HTML
3 15 (5.17%) .NET
4 9 (3.10%) HTML5
5 8 (2.76%) LAMP
6 7 (2.41%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.41%) REST
7 6 (2.07%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.07%) jQuery
7 6 (2.07%) OpenGL
7 6 (2.07%) POSIX
7 6 (2.07%) React
7 6 (2.07%) Redux
7 6 (2.07%) STL
8 5 (1.72%) Web Services
9 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.14%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (11.03%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (7.93%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.55%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.17%) CAN bus
5 15 (5.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 13 (4.48%) Analogue Electronics
7 12 (4.14%) VHDL
8 11 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.07%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.07%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.72%) Clustering
10 5 (1.72%) Robotics
11 4 (1.38%) Acoustics
12 3 (1.03%) ASIC
12 3 (1.03%) CCTV
12 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.38%) Linux
2 33 (11.38%) Windows
3 17 (5.86%) Android
4 15 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.83%) FreeRTOS
6 7 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.07%) Unix
8 4 (1.38%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.03%) CentOS
9 3 (1.03%) Debian
9 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Tizen
11 1 (0.34%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.17%) Software Engineering
2 50 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
3 49 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (16.90%) Programme Management
4 43 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (13.45%) Validation
6 37 (12.76%) Mathematics
7 31 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (9.66%) Computer Science
9 25 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.93%) CAD
11 20 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (6.55%) Control Theory
12 19 (6.55%) OOD
12 19 (6.55%) Software Testing
13 18 (6.21%) Project Management
14 17 (5.86%) Project Planning
14 17 (5.86%) Software Architecture
15 15 (5.17%) Coaching
15 15 (5.17%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.55%) C
2 101 (34.83%) C++
3 85 (29.31%) Python
4 45 (15.52%) C#
5 42 (14.48%) Embedded C
6 38 (13.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (8.28%) Embedded C++
8 19 (6.55%) ANSI C
8 19 (6.55%) Java
8 19 (6.55%) MATLAB
9 18 (6.21%) Bash Shell
10 17 (5.86%) SQL
11 12 (4.14%) PHP
12 11 (3.79%) Perl
13 8 (2.76%) Go
14 6 (2.07%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.07%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.38%) Ada
17 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 117 (40.34%) Degree
2 27 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.86%) HNC
3 17 (5.86%) Numerate Degree
3 17 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.72%) HND
6 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.69%) CISM
8 2 (0.69%) CISSP
8 2 (0.69%) CLAS
8 2 (0.69%) IISP
9 1 (0.34%) APMP
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.07%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) IEC 62304
3 3 (1.03%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.03%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) RMADS
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) DICOM
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 14000
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 89 (30.69%) Firmware
2 10 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.07%) Docker
4 5 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.38%) Ansible
3 3 (1.03%) WSUS
4 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (17.59%) SAP
2 27 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.55%) EMC
3 19 (6.55%) Freescale
3 19 (6.55%) Renesas
4 11 (3.79%) VMware
5 10 (3.45%) Cisco
6 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.07%) 3PAR
7 6 (2.07%) Isilon
8 5 (1.72%) Mentor Graphics
9 4 (1.38%) Green Hills
9 4 (1.38%) Perforce
10 3 (1.03%) Juniper
10 3 (1.03%) NETGEAR
10 3 (1.03%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (1.03%) Sun
10 3 (1.03%) Ubiquiti
10 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.69%) F5