Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 206 166
Rank change year-on-year -4 -40 +74
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,343 1,604 2,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.63% 1.63% 2.05%
As % of the General category 5.15% 4.58% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,282 1,801
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,775 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 26,062 35,020 35,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.72% 35.50% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18,814 27,299 27,295
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +29 460 £45,000 - 133
South West -15 402 £50,000 - 80
North of England +10 168 £45,000 -7.22% 53
Midlands +45 134 £45,000 - 75
West Midlands +47 109 £45,000 +3.45% 48
North West +26 108 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England -39 90 £45,000 -5.26% 83
Scotland +10 58 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Yorkshire +7 48 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Wales +36 29 £42,500 +10.39% 17
East Midlands +20 25 £50,000 - 27
North East -1 12 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Northern Ireland - 2 £27,500 - 2
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 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.

1 636 (47.36%) Manufacturing
2 594 (44.23%) Telecoms
3 560 (41.70%) Marketing
4 554 (41.25%) Finance
5 529 (39.39%) SAP
6 524 (39.02%) Digital Marketing
7 521 (38.79%) Programme Management
8 520 (38.72%) Business Intelligence
9 518 (38.57%) Degree
10 408 (30.38%) Software Engineering
11 366 (27.25%) C
12 359 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
13 351 (26.14%) C++
14 254 (18.91%) Linux
15 203 (15.12%) C#
16 201 (14.97%) Microsoft
17 200 (14.89%) Python
18 188 (14.00%) Computer Science
19 187 (13.92%) Security Cleared
19 187 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
20 181 (13.48%) Java
21 163 (12.14%) JavaScript
22 161 (11.99%) Test Automation
23 160 (11.91%) Firmware
24 158 (11.76%) SQL
25 147 (10.95%) Windows
26 146 (10.87%) SC Cleared
27 122 (9.08%) Scrum
28 120 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
29 118 (8.79%) Mathematics

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 25 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.67%) IIS
4 9 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.52%) Confluence
6 4 (0.30%) CMS
7 3 (0.22%) Hyperledger
7 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.074%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.074%) JBoss
9 1 (0.074%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.074%) Mule
9 1 (0.074%) Site Server
Applications
1 66 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (1.41%) Simulink
4 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.82%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.52%) OrCAD
7 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.37%) Windchill
8 3 (0.22%) Figma
8 3 (0.22%) InVision
8 3 (0.22%) Marvel
8 3 (0.22%) Sketch
8 3 (0.22%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.22%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.074%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.15%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.074%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.074%) Primavera
2 1 (0.074%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 120 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.14%) SaaS
3 64 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (4.39%) Office 365
5 39 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (2.08%) Power Platform
7 26 (1.94%) GitHub
8 15 (1.12%) Serverless
9 12 (0.89%) IaaS
10 10 (0.74%) Heroku
11 9 (0.67%) npm
12 8 (0.60%) PaaS
13 6 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.37%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.22%) Azure Stack
15 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.57%) Bluetooth
1 48 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 46 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 45 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
4 43 (3.20%) Wireless
5 37 (2.76%) BIG-IP
5 37 (2.76%) IP Telephony
5 37 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
6 36 (2.68%) Internet
7 26 (1.94%) NFC
8 24 (1.79%) Firewall
9 22 (1.64%) GSM
10 19 (1.41%) VoIP
11 17 (1.27%) RS-232
12 14 (1.04%) RS-485
13 12 (0.89%) Skype
14 11 (0.82%) DNS
14 11 (0.82%) ZigBee
15 9 (0.67%) SAN
16 8 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.61%) Big Data
4 29 (2.16%) Blockchain
4 29 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.08%) Power BI
5 28 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.71%) BigQuery
7 23 (1.71%) QlikView
8 22 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
9 20 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (1.49%) Data Mining
10 19 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 19 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.27%) MySQL
11 17 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.72%) JIRA
3 40 (2.98%) Selenium
4 33 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.31%) Rational DOORS
6 29 (2.16%) LabVIEW
7 23 (1.71%) Visual Studio
8 22 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 20 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.27%) JUnit
10 17 (1.27%) Subversion
11 15 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.12%) Protractor
12 12 (0.89%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.82%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.74%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.74%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.67%) Mocha
15 9 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 636 (47.36%) Manufacturing
2 594 (44.23%) Telecoms
3 560 (41.70%) Marketing
4 554 (41.25%) Finance
5 63 (4.69%) Retail
6 42 (3.13%) Military
7 37 (2.76%) Automotive
7 37 (2.76%) Banking
8 29 (2.16%) Aerospace
9 27 (2.01%) Games
10 26 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.41%) Local Government
12 12 (0.89%) Law
13 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.67%) German Language
15 6 (0.45%) Publishing
16 5 (0.37%) Advertising
16 5 (0.37%) Legal
17 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 219 (16.31%) Software Engineer
2 201 (14.97%) Developer
3 171 (12.73%) Embedded Engineer
4 144 (10.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 126 (9.38%) Electronics Engineer
6 84 (6.25%) Analyst
7 77 (5.73%) Consultant
8 66 (4.91%) Software Developer
9 61 (4.54%) Design Engineer
10 53 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 52 (3.87%) C++ Software Engineer
11 52 (3.87%) Test Engineer
12 50 (3.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 46 (3.43%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 44 (3.28%) Support Engineer
15 43 (3.20%) Firmware Engineer
15 43 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
16 41 (3.05%) C# Developer
16 41 (3.05%) Electronics Design Engineer
16 41 (3.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (7.45%) .NET
2 74 (5.51%) HTML
3 70 (5.21%) CSS
4 67 (4.99%) AngularJS
5 54 (4.02%) React
6 50 (3.72%) Web Services
7 44 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 44 (3.28%) jQuery
7 44 (3.28%) Node.js
8 41 (3.05%) RESTful
9 38 (2.83%) Spring
10 36 (2.68%) JSON
11 35 (2.61%) HTML5
11 35 (2.61%) REST
12 32 (2.38%) SOAP
13 25 (1.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (1.79%) XML
15 22 (1.64%) CSS3
15 22 (1.64%) Qt
16 18 (1.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.56%) Algorithms
2 110 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (5.96%) Embedded Systems
5 74 (5.51%) User Experience
6 68 (5.06%) VHDL
7 66 (4.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 63 (4.69%) Data Centre
9 62 (4.62%) Analogue Electronics
10 44 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
11 35 (2.61%) Driving Licence
12 31 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 26 (1.94%) Blog
13 26 (1.94%) Contactless
13 26 (1.94%) EMV
13 26 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
13 26 (1.94%) Robotics
13 26 (1.94%) Smartcard
14 21 (1.56%) Fibre Optics
14 21 (1.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 254 (18.91%) Linux
2 147 (10.95%) Windows
3 70 (5.21%) Unix
4 57 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.43%) Android
6 30 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 17 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.82%) FreeRTOS
11 8 (0.60%) CentOS
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.30%) OpenWrt
13 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (39.02%) Digital Marketing
2 521 (38.79%) Programme Management
3 520 (38.72%) Business Intelligence
4 408 (30.38%) Software Engineering
5 359 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (14.00%) Computer Science
7 187 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
8 161 (11.99%) Test Automation
9 122 (9.08%) Scrum
10 118 (8.79%) Mathematics
11 109 (8.12%) Validation
12 99 (7.37%) TDD
13 96 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (6.85%) SDLC
15 79 (5.88%) OO
16 77 (5.73%) Analytics
17 68 (5.06%) ITIL
18 67 (4.99%) Configuration Management
19 63 (4.69%) Mentoring
19 63 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (27.25%) C
2 351 (26.14%) C++
3 203 (15.12%) C#
4 200 (14.89%) Python
5 181 (13.48%) Java
6 163 (12.14%) JavaScript
7 158 (11.76%) SQL
8 92 (6.85%) Embedded C
9 59 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 54 (4.02%) Bash Shell
11 42 (3.13%) MATLAB
12 39 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 35 (2.61%) Embedded C++
14 27 (2.01%) VB
15 25 (1.86%) Kotlin
15 25 (1.86%) Perl
16 24 (1.79%) PHP
17 23 (1.71%) Assembly Language
18 12 (0.89%) R
18 12 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 518 (38.57%) Degree
2 187 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 146 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 54 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 52 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (3.13%) MCSE
7 39 (2.90%) MCSA
8 29 (2.16%) HNC
9 22 (1.64%) HND
10 20 (1.49%) ISTQB
11 17 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (1.12%) ISEB
13 11 (0.82%) CCNA
14 9 (0.67%) APMP
15 8 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.60%) PhD
15 8 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.52%) CCNP
16 7 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.88%) QA
2 48 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.90%) PMO
4 37 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 37 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 23 (1.71%) ISO 9001
6 21 (1.56%) SLA
7 12 (0.89%) MISRA
8 10 (0.74%) ISO 26262
9 7 (0.52%) Def Stans
9 7 (0.52%) JTAG
9 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.45%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.37%) IEC 61131
11 5 (0.37%) IEC 62304
11 5 (0.37%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.30%) DO-254
12 4 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
12 4 (0.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 160 (11.91%) Firmware
2 51 (3.80%) Docker
2 51 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 37 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.37%) vSphere
6 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.30%) XenApp
6 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.22%) GPFS
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.15%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.074%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.074%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (3.65%) SCCM
2 40 (2.98%) SCVMM
3 32 (2.38%) Terraform
4 29 (2.16%) Ansible
5 23 (1.71%) SELinux
6 18 (1.34%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.74%) SCOM
8 8 (0.60%) Puppet
9 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.45%) Grafana
10 6 (0.45%) Graphite
10 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.45%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.30%) Nagios
12 4 (0.30%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.22%) vRealize
14 2 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 529 (39.39%) SAP
2 201 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 87 (6.48%) EMC
4 85 (6.33%) VMware
5 79 (5.88%) Cisco
6 62 (4.62%) Oracle
7 49 (3.65%) HP
8 44 (3.28%) F5
9 39 (2.90%) Aruba
10 37 (2.76%) Mitel
11 28 (2.08%) Google
12 26 (1.94%) Hyperion
13 25 (1.86%) Tableau
14 14 (1.04%) Cadence
15 12 (0.89%) Xamarin
16 11 (0.82%) Citrix
16 11 (0.82%) Peregrine
17 10 (0.74%) Apple
17 10 (0.74%) Xilinx
18 9 (0.67%) Atlassian