Period
to 1 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 219 210
Rank change year-on-year -38 -9 -30
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 543 1,336 1,572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.10% 1.62% 1.58%
As % of the General category 3.27% 4.74% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 452 1,082 1,283
Median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.22% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,291 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,594 28,166 37,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.76% 34.17% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12,097 20,435 28,915
Median annual salary £48,240 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,270
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.28% +2.54%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the UK excluding London

Electronics
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Electronics in the UK excluding London

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK excluding London

Electronics
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 1 June 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
South East -46 163 £52,500 +19.32% 56
South West -40 127 £47,500 -5.00% 28
Midlands +30 76 £45,000 - 23
East of England +54 75 £42,500 - 45
North of England +11 65 £50,000 +11.11% 17
West Midlands +24 60 £45,000 - 13
North West +18 42 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Scotland +38 28 £57,500 +25.00% 41
Yorkshire +79 22 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +49 15 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Wales -18 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland +22 2 £45,500 - 2
North East +3 1 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 178 (32.78%) C
1 178 (32.78%) C++
2 171 (31.49%) Software Engineering
3 165 (30.39%) Manufacturing
4 158 (29.10%) Degree
5 148 (27.26%) Telecoms
6 131 (24.13%) Marketing
7 128 (23.57%) Finance
8 124 (22.84%) SAP
9 123 (22.65%) Programme Management
10 121 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
10 121 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
10 121 (22.28%) Digital Marketing
10 121 (22.28%) Public Sector
11 120 (22.10%) Python
12 101 (18.60%) Linux
13 93 (17.13%) Firmware
14 90 (16.57%) JavaScript
15 84 (15.47%) C#
16 76 (14.00%) Security Cleared
17 70 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
18 63 (11.60%) Microsoft
19 62 (11.42%) Java
20 57 (10.50%) Embedded C
21 54 (9.94%) Windows
22 52 (9.58%) Test Automation
23 51 (9.39%) .NET
24 50 (9.21%) Validation
24 50 (9.21%) SC Cleared
24 50 (9.21%) Embedded Systems

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 6 (1.10%) IIS
2 5 (0.92%) CMS
3 4 (0.74%) Apache
4 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.55%) JBoss
4 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.76%) Simulink
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.66%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.92%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.81%) AWS
2 22 (4.05%) Azure
3 12 (2.21%) AWS IoT
3 12 (2.21%) Serverless
4 11 (2.03%) GCP
5 10 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (1.66%) Amazon Cognito
6 9 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) Office 365
7 4 (0.74%) SaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.84%) TCP/IP
2 44 (8.10%) Bluetooth
3 42 (7.73%) Wireless
4 30 (5.52%) Internet
5 12 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.03%) RS-485
7 10 (1.84%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.66%) RS-232
9 8 (1.47%) NAS
9 8 (1.47%) ZigBee
10 7 (1.29%) Skype
11 6 (1.10%) LTE
11 6 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.92%) DHCP
12 5 (0.92%) DWDM
12 5 (0.92%) Modbus
12 5 (0.92%) MQTT
13 4 (0.74%) 4G
13 4 (0.74%) FlexRay
13 4 (0.74%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.92%) MySQL
6 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (0.37%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.37%) Power BI
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.37%) SQLite
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.52%) JIRA
3 28 (5.16%) Subversion
4 23 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.95%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.84%) GitLab
9 7 (1.29%) NUnit
9 7 (1.29%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.10%) JUnit
11 5 (0.92%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.92%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.74%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.74%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.74%) WiX
13 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.37%) Hudson
14 2 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 165 (30.39%) Manufacturing
2 148 (27.26%) Telecoms
3 131 (24.13%) Marketing
4 128 (23.57%) Finance
5 121 (22.28%) Public Sector
6 39 (7.18%) Automotive
7 33 (6.08%) Aerospace
8 17 (3.13%) Advertising
9 16 (2.95%) Games
10 14 (2.58%) Law
10 14 (2.58%) Retail
11 13 (2.39%) Military
12 5 (0.92%) Banking
12 5 (0.92%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 2 (0.37%) Welsh Language
14 1 (0.18%) Avionics
14 1 (0.18%) Environmental Health
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 106 (19.52%) Software Engineer
2 91 (16.76%) Electronics Engineer
3 88 (16.21%) Developer
4 84 (15.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 54 (9.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 41 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 34 (6.26%) Design Engineer
8 27 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 26 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
10 25 (4.60%) Firmware Engineer
10 25 (4.60%) Test Engineer
11 23 (4.24%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (4.05%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.87%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 21 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (3.50%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.50%) Junior
15 18 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
16 17 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.39%) .NET
2 37 (6.81%) HTML
3 34 (6.26%) ASP.NET
4 32 (5.89%) CSS
5 26 (4.79%) React
6 25 (4.60%) .NET Core
7 22 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 20 (3.68%) JSON
9 19 (3.50%) jQuery
9 19 (3.50%) Node.js
10 17 (3.13%) WCF
11 15 (2.76%) Web Services
12 14 (2.58%) HTML5
13 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (2.39%) SOAP
14 12 (2.21%) LINQ
15 11 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (1.66%) Middleware
16 9 (1.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.21%) Embedded Systems
2 47 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.10%) Algorithms
4 41 (7.55%) Analogue Electronics
5 36 (6.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 34 (6.26%) VHDL
7 30 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (4.24%) User Experience
9 22 (4.05%) Mobile App
10 19 (3.50%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.21%) Internet of Things
12 11 (2.03%) Media Streaming
13 10 (1.84%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.29%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.29%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.29%) Infotainment
14 7 (1.29%) Music Streaming
15 6 (1.10%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.60%) Linux
2 54 (9.94%) Windows
3 34 (6.26%) Android
4 30 (5.52%) Unix
5 21 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.47%) FreeRTOS
7 8 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.10%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.92%) SafeRTOS
10 4 (0.74%) Solaris
11 3 (0.55%) CentOS
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.37%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) Tizen
13 1 (0.18%) webOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (31.49%) Software Engineering
2 123 (22.65%) Programme Management
3 121 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
3 121 (22.28%) Digital Marketing
4 70 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (9.58%) Test Automation
6 50 (9.21%) Validation
7 47 (8.66%) Scrum
8 46 (8.47%) TDD
9 43 (7.92%) Computer Science
9 43 (7.92%) Mathematics
10 40 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.18%) DevOps
12 37 (6.81%) Mentoring
13 31 (5.71%) UML
14 28 (5.16%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.97%) Cybersecurity
16 26 (4.79%) Machine Learning
17 25 (4.60%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 178 (32.78%) C
1 178 (32.78%) C++
2 120 (22.10%) Python
3 90 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 84 (15.47%) C#
5 62 (11.42%) Java
6 57 (10.50%) Embedded C
7 40 (7.37%) SQL
8 32 (5.89%) MATLAB
9 25 (4.60%) Perl
9 25 (4.60%) PHP
10 22 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.05%) Embedded C++
11 14 (2.58%) Apple Swift
12 12 (2.21%) Kotlin
13 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.84%) ANSI C
15 9 (1.66%) Go
16 8 (1.47%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 158 (29.10%) Degree
2 76 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 50 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.95%) HNC
6 12 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (2.03%) PhD
8 9 (1.66%) HND
9 4 (0.74%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.37%) MCSA
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.37%) PMP
11 2 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.68%) QA
2 19 (3.50%) ISO 26262
3 9 (1.66%) MISRA
4 7 (1.29%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.92%) IEC 62304
5 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.74%) GDPR
6 4 (0.74%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.55%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.55%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.18%) DO-254
8 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 93 (17.13%) Firmware
2 23 (4.24%) Docker
3 15 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.92%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (3.50%) Ansible
2 16 (2.95%) Kubernetes
3 14 (2.58%) Terraform
4 10 (1.84%) SELinux
5 9 (1.66%) WSUS
6 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.55%) Packer
7 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 124 (22.84%) SAP
2 63 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.34%) EMC
4 19 (3.50%) Oracle
5 15 (2.76%) Cisco
6 11 (2.03%) Freescale
6 11 (2.03%) Intel
6 11 (2.03%) VMware
7 10 (1.84%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.84%) Renesas
7 10 (1.84%) Xilinx
8 9 (1.66%) Mentor Graphics
9 8 (1.47%) Google
10 7 (1.29%) BT
10 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.29%) Spotify
11 6 (1.10%) Altera
11 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.92%) Juniper
12 5 (0.92%) Xamarin