Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 203 123
Rank change year-on-year +11 -80 +133
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,354 1,522 2,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.74% 1.66% 2.74%
As % of the General category 5.15% 4.44% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,159 2,234
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 26,290 34,269 36,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.74% 37.35% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,993 25,986 27,931
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,530 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +34 465 £52,500 +10.53% 191
South West -5 444 £47,500 - 102
Midlands +42 156 £45,000 +5.26% 108
East of England +71 129 £50,000 +17.65% 152
West Midlands +44 122 £45,000 +4.65% 69
North of England -63 97 £45,000 - 77
North West -46 59 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Scotland -6 41 £48,750 +8.33% 49
East Midlands +17 34 £47,500 +18.75% 38
Yorkshire -11 30 £41,250 -8.33% 25
Wales +11 21 £41,250 -8.33% 16
North East +21 8 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Northern Ireland -20 2 £27,500 - 4
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 677 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 617 (45.57%) Telecoms
3 582 (42.98%) Finance
4 578 (42.69%) Marketing
5 563 (41.58%) Public Sector
6 560 (41.36%) Digital Marketing
6 560 (41.36%) SAP
7 555 (40.99%) Business Intelligence
7 555 (40.99%) Programme Management
8 480 (35.45%) Degree
9 372 (27.47%) Software Engineering
10 371 (27.40%) C
11 364 (26.88%) C++
12 348 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
13 317 (23.41%) Python
14 260 (19.20%) Linux
15 209 (15.44%) C#
16 198 (14.62%) Firmware
17 197 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
18 178 (13.15%) Java
19 175 (12.92%) JavaScript
19 175 (12.92%) Computer Science
20 173 (12.78%) SQL
21 167 (12.33%) Security Cleared
22 150 (11.08%) Windows
23 132 (9.75%) Embedded C
24 124 (9.16%) Test Automation
25 121 (8.94%) Microsoft
26 117 (8.64%) AWS
27 116 (8.57%) Scrum

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 28 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (1.40%) Apache
4 15 (1.11%) Confluence
5 14 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 12 (0.89%) CMS
8 11 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.52%) Drupal
9 7 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.44%) JBoss
10 6 (0.44%) Mule
10 6 (0.44%) Mule ESB
10 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) IIS
12 1 (0.074%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.074%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.074%) WinCC
12 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.92%) Simulink
3 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
5 8 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.37%) OrCAD
7 4 (0.30%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.30%) Windchill
8 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.074%) Figma
10 1 (0.074%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.074%) InVision
10 1 (0.074%) Marvel
10 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.074%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.074%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.15%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.15%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.074%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.074%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 117 (8.64%) AWS
2 71 (5.24%) Azure
3 61 (4.51%) SaaS
4 35 (2.58%) GCP
5 30 (2.22%) Serverless
6 29 (2.14%) GitHub
7 25 (1.85%) Office 365
8 15 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.11%) AWS CodePipeline
8 15 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.11%) npm
8 15 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (1.03%) IaaS
9 14 (1.03%) OneDrive
10 13 (0.96%) Azure Stack
10 13 (0.96%) Power Platform
11 9 (0.66%) PaaS
12 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.44%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 63 (4.65%) Wireless
3 48 (3.55%) Internet
4 40 (2.95%) Bluetooth
5 35 (2.58%) Ethernet
6 31 (2.29%) DNS
7 30 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (1.92%) Firewall
8 26 (1.92%) Skype
9 25 (1.85%) RS-232
10 23 (1.70%) Broadband
11 22 (1.62%) DHCP
12 20 (1.48%) RS-485
13 19 (1.40%) ZigBee
14 13 (0.96%) NetScaler
14 13 (0.96%) VoIP
15 11 (0.81%) 5G
16 10 (0.74%) Network Security
16 10 (0.74%) NFC
16 10 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (2.22%) MySQL
5 29 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 27 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 26 (1.92%) BigQuery
8 23 (1.70%) Big Data
8 23 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 22 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.18%) Looker
11 16 (1.18%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
12 13 (0.96%) Power BI
13 11 (0.81%) Blockchain
13 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 105 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.54%) JIRA
3 60 (4.43%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.99%) Selenium
6 25 (1.85%) JUnit
7 24 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.70%) webpack
9 21 (1.55%) Subversion
10 19 (1.40%) WebDriver
11 18 (1.33%) Jasmine
12 15 (1.11%) Maven
12 15 (1.11%) Mocha
12 15 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.03%) TestRail
14 13 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.96%) LabVIEW
14 13 (0.96%) SonarQube
14 13 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 677 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 617 (45.57%) Telecoms
3 582 (42.98%) Finance
4 578 (42.69%) Marketing
5 563 (41.58%) Public Sector
6 91 (6.72%) Automotive
7 72 (5.32%) Aerospace
8 60 (4.43%) Military
9 40 (2.95%) Retail
10 35 (2.58%) Games
11 33 (2.44%) Advertising
12 11 (0.81%) Banking
13 10 (0.74%) German Language
13 10 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.66%) French Language
14 9 (0.66%) Law
15 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.52%) Legal
17 6 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 227 (16.77%) Developer
2 212 (15.66%) Software Engineer
3 186 (13.74%) Embedded Engineer
4 136 (10.04%) Electronics Engineer
5 119 (8.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 86 (6.35%) Analyst
7 82 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
8 74 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 64 (4.73%) Support Engineer
10 62 (4.58%) Design Engineer
11 58 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
12 57 (4.21%) Consultant
13 52 (3.84%) Senior Software Engineer
14 46 (3.40%) Senior Electronics Engineer
15 44 (3.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
16 42 (3.10%) C++ Software Engineer
17 40 (2.95%) Hardware Engineer
18 39 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
19 38 (2.81%) Cloud Engineer
20 37 (2.73%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.68%) AngularJS
2 82 (6.06%) .NET
3 77 (5.69%) CSS
4 75 (5.54%) HTML
5 55 (4.06%) Web Services
6 51 (3.77%) Node.js
7 50 (3.69%) React
8 47 (3.47%) ASP.NET
9 42 (3.10%) REST
10 39 (2.88%) SOAP
11 38 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (2.66%) JSON
12 36 (2.66%) RESTful
13 34 (2.51%) jQuery
13 34 (2.51%) Spring
14 30 (2.22%) Django
15 26 (1.92%) .NET Core
15 26 (1.92%) XML
16 24 (1.77%) HTML5
17 23 (1.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.12%) Embedded Systems
2 96 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.43%) Algorithms
3 87 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 53 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 52 (3.84%) User Experience
7 48 (3.55%) Analogue Electronics
7 48 (3.55%) Robotics
8 45 (3.32%) VHDL
9 40 (2.95%) Driving Licence
9 40 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
10 26 (1.92%) Internet of Things
11 25 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.62%) Blog
13 17 (1.26%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.18%) Clustering
15 15 (1.11%) Acoustics
15 15 (1.11%) Device Driver
15 15 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 260 (19.20%) Linux
2 150 (11.08%) Windows
3 81 (5.98%) Unix
4 37 (2.73%) Android
5 30 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
5 30 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 28 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.99%) CentOS
8 26 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.11%) Mac OS
9 15 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.96%) FreeRTOS
11 12 (0.89%) Solaris
12 10 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.37%) OpenWrt
15 4 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (41.36%) Digital Marketing
2 555 (40.99%) Business Intelligence
2 555 (40.99%) Programme Management
3 372 (27.47%) Software Engineering
4 348 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
6 175 (12.92%) Computer Science
7 124 (9.16%) Test Automation
8 116 (8.57%) Scrum
9 104 (7.68%) Mathematics
10 94 (6.94%) Validation
11 90 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (6.35%) DevOps
13 83 (6.13%) OO
14 80 (5.91%) TDD
15 78 (5.76%) Physics
16 72 (5.32%) ITIL
17 71 (5.24%) Project Management
18 69 (5.10%) Mentoring
19 67 (4.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 371 (27.40%) C
2 364 (26.88%) C++
3 317 (23.41%) Python
4 209 (15.44%) C#
5 178 (13.15%) Java
6 175 (12.92%) JavaScript
7 173 (12.78%) SQL
8 132 (9.75%) Embedded C
9 59 (4.36%) Perl
10 57 (4.21%) MATLAB
11 56 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 55 (4.06%) Embedded C++
13 50 (3.69%) PHP
14 27 (1.99%) Go
15 24 (1.77%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.55%) ANSI C
16 21 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.48%) Assembly Language
18 17 (1.26%) R
19 16 (1.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 480 (35.45%) Degree
2 167 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 106 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 66 (4.87%) DV Cleared
5 54 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.55%) CCNA
9 17 (1.26%) HNC
9 17 (1.26%) ISEB
9 17 (1.26%) PhD
10 14 (1.03%) HND
10 14 (1.03%) MCP
10 14 (1.03%) RHCE
11 13 (0.96%) CCA
12 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.52%) APMP
14 7 (0.52%) MCSA
15 6 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.14%) QA
2 28 (2.07%) SLA
3 17 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 13 (0.96%) ISO 26262
4 13 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.89%) IEC 61131
6 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.52%) JTAG
7 6 (0.44%) MISRA
8 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.30%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.30%) PMO
9 2 (0.15%) HL7
9 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.15%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.074%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.074%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.074%) NIST
System Software
1 198 (14.62%) Firmware
2 56 (4.14%) Docker
3 55 (4.06%) Active Directory
4 43 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.11%) XenApp
7 14 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.74%) vSphere
10 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.074%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.074%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.44%) Terraform
2 22 (1.62%) Ansible
3 21 (1.55%) SCCM
4 19 (1.40%) SCOM
5 14 (1.03%) Nagios
6 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 13 (0.96%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.66%) Kibana
7 9 (0.66%) logstash
8 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.52%) Puppet
9 6 (0.44%) Cacti
9 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.37%) SELinux
10 5 (0.37%) WSUS
11 4 (0.30%) Grafana
11 4 (0.30%) Graphite
11 4 (0.30%) Graylog
12 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 560 (41.36%) SAP
2 121 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.80%) VMware
4 62 (4.58%) EMC
5 57 (4.21%) Oracle
6 50 (3.69%) Cisco
7 30 (2.22%) Google
8 26 (1.92%) Tableau
9 22 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.55%) Freescale
10 21 (1.55%) Renesas
11 17 (1.26%) Citrix
12 16 (1.18%) Informatica
12 16 (1.18%) Talend
13 14 (1.03%) Splunk
14 13 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.89%) Atlassian
16 11 (0.81%) Apple
16 11 (0.81%) Hyperion
17 10 (0.74%) 3PAR