Period
to 20 October 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 121 253
Rank change year-on-year -80 +132 +12
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,522 2,640 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.66% 2.74% 1.36%
As % of the General category 4.76% 7.58% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 2,234 1,339
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,900
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 32,006 34,847 40,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.88% 36.20% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24,374 26,616 31,540
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 West -26 501 £47,500 - 136
South East -43 475 £47,500 +5.56% 218
North of England -59 196 £45,000 - 98
North West -48 149 £45,000 -2.17% 57
Midlands -90 149 £42,750 +11.04% 96
East of England -135 121 £42,500 -5.56% 151
West Midlands -64 105 £43,000 +22.86% 68
Scotland -12 61 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands -70 44 £40,000 - 26
Yorkshire +4 42 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Wales 0 12 £45,000 - 19
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 5
North East -60 5 £35,000 -26.32% 19
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 727 (47.77%) Manufacturing
2 649 (42.64%) Telecoms
3 629 (41.33%) Finance
4 626 (41.13%) Marketing
5 593 (38.96%) Business Intelligence
6 592 (38.90%) Digital Marketing
7 590 (38.76%) SAP
8 589 (38.70%) Programme Management
9 584 (38.37%) Degree
10 446 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
11 410 (26.94%) Software Engineering
12 356 (23.39%) C++
13 351 (23.06%) C
14 318 (20.89%) C#
15 284 (18.66%) Linux
16 266 (17.48%) Java
17 252 (16.56%) Computer Science
18 249 (16.36%) Python
19 240 (15.77%) JavaScript
20 226 (14.85%) .NET
21 221 (14.52%) Microsoft
22 214 (14.06%) Firmware
23 204 (13.40%) TDD
24 202 (13.27%) Scrum
25 186 (12.22%) HTML
26 185 (12.16%) Windows
27 184 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
28 169 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
29 166 (10.91%) Test Automation
30 161 (10.58%) SQL

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 35 (2.30%) Apache Spark
2 14 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 13 (0.85%) CMS
3 13 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (0.72%) Mule
5 9 (0.59%) Apache
5 9 (0.59%) IIS
5 9 (0.59%) JBoss
5 9 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.59%) Mule ESB
6 7 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.26%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.26%) Hyperledger
9 3 (0.20%) Confluence
9 3 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.13%) DNN
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.04%) Simulink
3 23 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.53%) OrCAD
9 6 (0.39%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.39%) Stateflow
9 6 (0.39%) TargetLink
10 4 (0.26%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.066%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.26%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.20%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.066%) Magento
5 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.066%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 124 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.63%) SaaS
4 33 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (1.25%) Office 365
6 14 (0.92%) IaaS
6 14 (0.92%) PaaS
7 10 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.46%) GitHub
11 6 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Fargate
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.73%) Internet
2 66 (4.34%) Wireless
3 62 (4.07%) Bluetooth
4 43 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 41 (2.69%) Ethernet
6 40 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 27 (1.77%) NFC
8 21 (1.38%) VLAN
9 20 (1.31%) Firewall
9 20 (1.31%) GSM
10 17 (1.12%) HTTP
11 16 (1.05%) DNS
11 16 (1.05%) LTE
12 15 (0.99%) RS-232
13 13 (0.85%) RFID
14 12 (0.79%) ZigBee
15 11 (0.72%) VPN
16 10 (0.66%) LAN
16 10 (0.66%) VoIP
17 9 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.93%) Big Data
3 53 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 46 (3.02%) MongoDB
5 40 (2.63%) MySQL
6 38 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 30 (1.97%) Blockchain
9 23 (1.51%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.12%) CouchDB
11 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.99%) Neo4j
13 13 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (0.85%) Data Mining
13 13 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 76 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.07%) JIRA
3 58 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 53 (3.48%) Visual Studio
5 47 (3.09%) Selenium
6 39 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.30%) JUnit
8 34 (2.23%) Rational Rhapsody
9 32 (2.10%) Subversion
10 25 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.51%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (1.18%) LabVIEW
13 18 (1.18%) Protractor
14 17 (1.12%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.12%) TestNG
15 14 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.79%) GitLab
17 11 (0.72%) Bugzilla
18 10 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 727 (47.77%) Manufacturing
2 649 (42.64%) Telecoms
3 629 (41.33%) Finance
4 626 (41.13%) Marketing
5 104 (6.83%) Automotive
6 80 (5.26%) Retail
7 61 (4.01%) Aerospace
8 54 (3.55%) Military
9 51 (3.35%) Games
10 37 (2.43%) Banking
11 25 (1.64%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.72%) Billing
13 9 (0.59%) German Language
14 8 (0.53%) Avionics
14 8 (0.53%) Law
15 6 (0.39%) French Language
15 6 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
15 6 (0.39%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.39%) Publishing
16 5 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 287 (18.86%) Developer
2 230 (15.11%) Software Engineer
3 165 (10.84%) Electronics Engineer
4 136 (8.94%) Embedded Engineer
5 123 (8.08%) Software Developer
6 96 (6.31%) Architect
6 96 (6.31%) Design Engineer
7 93 (6.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 90 (5.91%) .NET Developer
9 84 (5.52%) Java Developer
10 83 (5.45%) C# Developer
11 72 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 71 (4.66%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 71 (4.66%) Test Engineer
13 67 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
14 66 (4.34%) Senior Developer
15 65 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
16 62 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
17 61 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
18 60 (3.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (14.85%) .NET
2 186 (12.22%) HTML
3 157 (10.32%) CSS
4 135 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 126 (8.28%) ASP.NET
6 90 (5.91%) Node.js
7 85 (5.58%) Web Services
8 77 (5.06%) HTML5
8 77 (5.06%) Spring
9 76 (4.99%) jQuery
9 76 (4.99%) RESTful
10 73 (4.80%) React
11 59 (3.88%) SOAP
12 56 (3.68%) Spring MVC
13 51 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (3.29%) CSS3
15 48 (3.15%) REST
16 45 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (2.63%) J2EE
17 40 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 252 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 129 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (6.96%) Embedded Systems
4 93 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
5 77 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 63 (4.14%) Management Information System
8 59 (3.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 47 (3.09%) User Experience
10 32 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.97%) Internet of Things
12 29 (1.91%) Fintech
13 25 (1.64%) Contactless
13 25 (1.64%) EMV
13 25 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
13 25 (1.64%) Smartcard
14 22 (1.45%) CAN bus
15 20 (1.31%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.31%) VHDL
16 19 (1.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 284 (18.66%) Linux
2 185 (12.16%) Windows
3 60 (3.94%) Embedded Linux
4 55 (3.61%) Android
5 38 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 36 (2.37%) Windows 10
7 32 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.51%) Unix
9 23 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.85%) FreeRTOS
13 11 (0.72%) VxWorks
14 8 (0.53%) CentOS
14 8 (0.53%) Solaris
14 8 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.33%) SafeRTOS
17 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (38.96%) Business Intelligence
2 592 (38.90%) Digital Marketing
3 589 (38.70%) Programme Management
4 446 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
5 410 (26.94%) Software Engineering
6 204 (13.40%) TDD
7 202 (13.27%) Scrum
8 184 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 169 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
10 166 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 134 (8.80%) MVC
12 133 (8.74%) Mathematics
13 131 (8.61%) BDD
14 113 (7.42%) SDLC
15 104 (6.83%) E-Commerce
16 88 (5.78%) OO
17 84 (5.52%) Open Source
18 79 (5.19%) Validation
19 76 (4.99%) Machine Learning
20 72 (4.73%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 356 (23.39%) C++
2 351 (23.06%) C
3 318 (20.89%) C#
4 266 (17.48%) Java
5 249 (16.36%) Python
6 240 (15.77%) JavaScript
7 161 (10.58%) SQL
8 144 (9.46%) Embedded C
9 56 (3.68%) Go
10 49 (3.22%) PHP
11 48 (3.15%) Perl
12 46 (3.02%) Embedded C++
12 46 (3.02%) MATLAB
13 45 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 42 (2.76%) Ruby
15 34 (2.23%) PowerShell
16 31 (2.04%) Assembly Language
17 29 (1.91%) VB
18 21 (1.38%) F#
19 19 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 584 (38.37%) Degree
2 124 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (6.24%) Security Cleared
4 70 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.02%) DV Cleared
6 37 (2.43%) HNC
7 30 (1.97%) PhD
8 25 (1.64%) HND
9 21 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.85%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.46%) CISSP
14 7 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.33%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.33%) CCNA
16 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.22%) QA
2 40 (2.63%) ISO 26262
3 28 (1.84%) MISRA
3 28 (1.84%) SLA
4 22 (1.45%) MISRA C
5 18 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.05%) IEC 61508
7 10 (0.66%) DO-178B
7 10 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.46%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.46%) JTAG
9 6 (0.39%) DO-160
9 6 (0.39%) DO-254
9 6 (0.39%) HAZOP
9 6 (0.39%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.33%) ISO 15765
11 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 214 (14.06%) Firmware
2 64 (4.20%) Docker
3 49 (3.22%) Active Directory
4 48 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.51%) vSphere
6 19 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.66%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.33%) KVM
11 4 (0.26%) pfSense
11 4 (0.26%) Xen
12 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.13%) XenApp
14 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.96%) Ansible
3 27 (1.77%) Puppet
4 23 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.79%) SCCM
6 11 (0.72%) Nagios
6 11 (0.72%) Terraform
7 10 (0.66%) Salt
8 8 (0.53%) Grafana
8 8 (0.53%) PowerCLI
8 8 (0.53%) SCOM
9 7 (0.46%) Cacti
10 5 (0.33%) Packer
11 4 (0.26%) HockeyApp
11 4 (0.26%) Icinga
11 4 (0.26%) Istio
11 4 (0.26%) Kibana
11 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 590 (38.76%) SAP
2 221 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.18%) Oracle
4 63 (4.14%) VMware
5 54 (3.55%) EMC
6 36 (2.37%) Google
7 25 (1.64%) Hyperion
8 24 (1.58%) Cisco
9 21 (1.38%) Citrix
10 18 (1.18%) Apple
10 18 (1.18%) Xilinx
11 14 (0.92%) Altera
11 14 (0.92%) IBM
12 13 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.79%) 3PAR
14 11 (0.72%) Cadence
15 10 (0.66%) Freescale
15 10 (0.66%) HP
16 8 (0.53%) Brocade
16 8 (0.53%) Dell