Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 151 170
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 337 191 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.94% 1.80%
As % of the General category 3.51% 4.30% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 216 161 303
10th Percentile £33,320 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.22% -7.62% +16.67%
75th Percentile £60,313 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,875 £78,750 £70,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 9,604 4,447 11,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.19% 45.26% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 3,378 8,659
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,290
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -20 136 £42,229 -11.10% 62
Berkshire +10 70 £51,250 -15.64% 36
Surrey -63 65 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Oxfordshire +1 58 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Kent - 42 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -75 39 £45,000 -10.00% 23
East Sussex -8 24 £35,280 +17.60% 9
Buckinghamshire -58 8 £45,000 -14.29% 10
Home Counties - 8 £100,000 -
Sussex - 6 £35,280 -
West Sussex -6 3 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 94 (27.89%) Social Skills
2 90 (26.71%) Software Engineering
3 89 (26.41%) Degree
4 79 (23.44%) Manufacturing
5 71 (21.07%) Finance
6 70 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (19.88%) C
8 62 (18.40%) Marketing
9 55 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (16.02%) C++
11 52 (15.43%) Public Sector
12 50 (14.84%) Telecoms
13 43 (12.76%) C#
14 42 (12.46%) Programme Management
14 42 (12.46%) Digital Marketing
14 42 (12.46%) Azure
15 41 (12.17%) Validation
15 41 (12.17%) Java
15 41 (12.17%) SAP
15 41 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (11.87%) MATLAB
16 40 (11.87%) Schematic Capture
16 40 (11.87%) Customer Requirements
17 38 (11.28%) Python
18 37 (10.98%) Microsoft
19 36 (10.68%) EMC
19 36 (10.68%) Avionics
20 35 (10.39%) Algorithms
20 35 (10.39%) Firmware
20 35 (10.39%) Automotive

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 13 (3.86%) CMS
2 6 (1.78%) Confluence
3 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.30%) Tornado
4 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (8.90%) Simulink
2 11 (3.26%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.59%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.30%) Sketch
7 1 (0.30%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.59%) Infor M3
1 2 (0.59%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.46%) Azure
2 18 (5.34%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (3.86%) AWS
4 9 (2.67%) GCP
4 9 (2.67%) Serverless
5 8 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Figma
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.30%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Modbus
1 7 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (1.78%) Wireless
3 4 (1.19%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.19%) RS-232
4 3 (0.89%) 3G
4 3 (0.89%) 4G
4 3 (0.89%) RS-485
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.59%) Firewall
5 2 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) IPv4
6 1 (0.30%) IPv6
6 1 (0.30%) RFID
6 1 (0.30%) SCCP
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) X.509
6 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.59%) MySQL
3 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.59%) Spotfire
3 2 (0.59%) Tableau
4 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Cucumber
1 15 (4.45%) Selenium
2 14 (4.15%) JUnit
3 11 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.26%) TestNG
4 9 (2.67%) GitLab
4 9 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.08%) JIRA
6 4 (1.19%) GCC
6 4 (1.19%) Maven
6 4 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.30%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 94 (27.89%) Social Skills
2 79 (23.44%) Manufacturing
3 71 (21.07%) Finance
4 62 (18.40%) Marketing
5 52 (15.43%) Public Sector
6 50 (14.84%) Telecoms
7 36 (10.68%) Avionics
8 35 (10.39%) Automotive
9 27 (8.01%) Aerospace
10 23 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (5.64%) Presentation Skills
12 12 (3.56%) Back Office
12 12 (3.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 10 (2.97%) Retail
14 9 (2.67%) Financial Institution
15 8 (2.37%) Advertising
16 6 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (1.48%) French Language
18 4 (1.19%) Games
18 4 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (21.96%) Electronics Engineer
2 52 (15.43%) Systems Engineer
3 51 (15.13%) Software Engineer
4 42 (12.46%) Hardware Engineer
5 38 (11.28%) Embedded Engineer
6 36 (10.68%) Developer
7 27 (8.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 22 (6.53%) Analyst
9 21 (6.23%) Development Engineer
10 19 (5.64%) Tester
11 16 (4.75%) Field Engineer
11 16 (4.75%) MATLAB Engineer
11 16 (4.75%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.45%) Applications Engineer
13 14 (4.15%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (4.15%) EMC Engineer
13 14 (4.15%) Hardware Test Engineer
13 14 (4.15%) PCB Engineer
14 13 (3.86%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.31%) HTML
2 26 (7.72%) CSS
3 21 (6.23%) .NET
4 16 (4.75%) EDI
4 16 (4.75%) XML
5 12 (3.56%) React
5 12 (3.56%) REST
6 8 (2.37%) Ajax
6 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (2.37%) GraphQL
6 8 (2.37%) jQuery
6 8 (2.37%) Next.js
6 8 (2.37%) Spring
6 8 (2.37%) Spring Boot
7 6 (1.78%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.19%) DirectX
8 4 (1.19%) JSON
8 4 (1.19%) OpenGL
8 4 (1.19%) TensorFlow
8 4 (1.19%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.39%) Algorithms
2 24 (7.12%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (6.23%) Analogue Electronics
4 11 (3.26%) Life Science
5 10 (2.97%) Social Media
5 10 (2.97%) Tandem
6 9 (2.67%) Blog
6 9 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.67%) FPGA
6 9 (2.67%) Optoelectronics
6 9 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.67%) Robotics
7 8 (2.37%) iPad
7 8 (2.37%) VHDL
8 7 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (2.08%) User Experience
9 6 (1.78%) Cyberattack
9 6 (1.78%) HoloLens
10 5 (1.48%) Contactless
10 5 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.90%) Linux
2 21 (6.23%) Windows
3 14 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (3.26%) Android
6 6 (1.78%) FreeRTOS
7 5 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.59%) Unix
8 2 (0.59%) VMS
8 2 (0.59%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.71%) Software Engineering
2 70 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (12.46%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (12.46%) Programme Management
5 41 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (12.17%) Validation
6 40 (11.87%) Customer Requirements
6 40 (11.87%) Schematic Capture
7 32 (9.50%) Mentoring
8 31 (9.20%) Test Automation
9 29 (8.61%) CAD
9 29 (8.61%) Computer Science
10 25 (7.42%) Physics
11 24 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (6.82%) Full Stack Development
13 22 (6.53%) Embedded Software Development
13 22 (6.53%) Systems Engineering
14 20 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.88%) C
2 54 (16.02%) C++
3 43 (12.76%) C#
4 41 (12.17%) Java
5 40 (11.87%) MATLAB
6 38 (11.28%) Python
7 29 (8.61%) Embedded C
8 23 (6.82%) SQL
9 22 (6.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.56%) Kotlin
11 9 (2.67%) Embedded C++
12 8 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.19%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.59%) Perl
17 1 (0.30%) Bash
17 1 (0.30%) MUMPS
17 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (26.41%) Degree
2 9 (2.67%) CEH
2 9 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) ISEB
4 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.89%) HNC
5 3 (0.89%) HND
5 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.89%) PhD
6 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.12%) QA
2 19 (5.64%) DO-254
3 14 (4.15%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.67%) NIST
6 8 (2.37%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.30%) AQAP
7 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) GDPR
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (10.39%) Firmware
2 10 (2.97%) Docker
3 8 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (2.37%) vSphere
4 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.97%) Terraform
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (12.17%) SAP
2 37 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.68%) EMC
4 11 (3.26%) VMware
5 8 (2.37%) Cadence
6 6 (1.78%) Adobe
7 4 (1.19%) Siemens
8 3 (0.89%) IBM
8 3 (0.89%) InterSystems
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle
9 2 (0.59%) Agilent
9 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco
9 2 (0.59%) Google
9 2 (0.59%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.30%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.30%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.30%) Sencha
10 1 (0.30%) Xilinx