Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 156 251
Rank change year-on-year -43 +95 +1
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,512 2,330 1,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.70% 2.31% 1.38%
As % of the General category 5.03% 6.37% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,155 1,987 1,379
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,300 £28,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
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 30,082 36,561 38,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.87% 36.21% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22,521 27,957 30,336
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 East -2 485 £45,000 -10.00% 250
South West -16 476 £47,500 -5.00% 136
North of England -35 201 £45,000 - 90
North West -7 147 £45,000 -7.22% 61
East of England -105 134 £38,000 -15.56% 142
Midlands -94 120 £43,000 +14.67% 96
West Midlands -59 85 £43,000 +14.67% 72
Scotland +21 76 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Yorkshire +32 50 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East Midlands -61 35 £32,500 -18.75% 23
Wales +4 14 £45,000 - 21
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 2
North East -56 4 £41,250 -13.16% 9
Electronics
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 757 (50.07%) Manufacturing
2 670 (44.31%) Telecoms
3 659 (43.58%) Marketing
4 656 (43.39%) Finance
5 613 (40.54%) SAP
6 612 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
7 611 (40.41%) Digital Marketing
8 608 (40.21%) Programme Management
9 592 (39.15%) Degree
10 442 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
11 392 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 347 (22.95%) C++
13 318 (21.03%) C
14 264 (17.46%) C#
14 264 (17.46%) Linux
15 258 (17.06%) Java
16 227 (15.01%) Python
16 227 (15.01%) Computer Science
17 226 (14.95%) JavaScript
18 206 (13.62%) Scrum
19 199 (13.16%) Microsoft
20 197 (13.03%) .NET
21 189 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
22 184 (12.17%) Firmware
23 181 (11.97%) Windows
24 177 (11.71%) TDD
25 171 (11.31%) HTML
26 170 (11.24%) Test Automation
27 159 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
28 144 (9.52%) CSS

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 31 (2.05%) Apache Spark
2 24 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (0.86%) CMS
4 12 (0.79%) IIS
5 11 (0.73%) Apache
6 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.33%) Mule
11 4 (0.26%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.26%) Hyperledger
11 4 (0.26%) JBoss
11 4 (0.26%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.20%) SAS
13 2 (0.13%) Confluence
13 2 (0.13%) DNN
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.32%) Simulink
4 18 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.46%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.46%) OrCAD
9 6 (0.40%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.26%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.13%) EPLAN
11 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.13%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.13%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.26%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.20%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.066%) Magento
6 1 (0.066%) Odoo
6 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.066%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 123 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.31%) SaaS
4 29 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.39%) Office 365
6 14 (0.93%) GitHub
7 12 (0.79%) IaaS
7 12 (0.79%) PaaS
8 10 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.13%) Serverless
14 1 (0.066%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.90%) Bluetooth
2 56 (3.70%) Internet
3 53 (3.51%) Wireless
4 40 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 39 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (2.31%) Ethernet
7 34 (2.25%) Firewall
8 28 (1.85%) NFC
9 19 (1.26%) GSM
10 15 (0.99%) DNS
10 15 (0.99%) RFID
11 14 (0.93%) VLAN
12 11 (0.73%) RS-232
12 11 (0.73%) VPN
13 10 (0.66%) Modbus
13 10 (0.66%) RS-485
14 9 (0.60%) LTE
14 9 (0.60%) VoIP
15 8 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.96%) Big Data
3 49 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 42 (2.78%) MySQL
4 42 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.12%) Blockchain
6 29 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 17 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.06%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.99%) CouchDB
12 15 (0.99%) Neo4j
13 13 (0.86%) Couchbase
13 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.79%) GIS
15 11 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 51 (3.37%) Selenium
3 49 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.04%) JIRA
5 31 (2.05%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.85%) Subversion
7 25 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
8 24 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 22 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.39%) JUnit
11 20 (1.32%) LabVIEW
12 18 (1.19%) Protractor
13 17 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.93%) GitLab
15 14 (0.93%) Jasmine
15 14 (0.93%) TestNG
16 13 (0.86%) Vagrant
17 10 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 757 (50.07%) Manufacturing
2 670 (44.31%) Telecoms
3 659 (43.58%) Marketing
4 656 (43.39%) Finance
5 89 (5.89%) Automotive
6 84 (5.56%) Retail
7 61 (4.03%) Military
8 53 (3.51%) Games
9 50 (3.31%) Aerospace
10 38 (2.51%) Banking
11 27 (1.79%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.06%) Billing
13 10 (0.66%) German Language
13 10 (0.66%) Law
13 10 (0.66%) Legal
14 9 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.53%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.46%) French Language
16 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (17.26%) Developer
2 223 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 135 (8.93%) Electronics Engineer
4 117 (7.74%) Embedded Engineer
5 96 (6.35%) Architect
6 95 (6.28%) Software Developer
7 82 (5.42%) Java Developer
8 80 (5.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 76 (5.03%) Design Engineer
10 70 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 68 (4.50%) Analyst
12 67 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
13 66 (4.37%) .NET Developer
14 61 (4.03%) Senior Developer
15 60 (3.97%) Consultant
16 59 (3.90%) Test Engineer
17 58 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
17 58 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
18 54 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
19 53 (3.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (13.03%) .NET
2 171 (11.31%) HTML
3 144 (9.52%) CSS
4 108 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 107 (7.08%) AngularJS
6 94 (6.22%) Web Services
7 89 (5.89%) Node.js
8 86 (5.69%) React
9 80 (5.29%) Spring
10 77 (5.09%) HTML5
11 74 (4.89%) RESTful
12 70 (4.63%) jQuery
13 56 (3.70%) SOAP
14 55 (3.64%) Spring MVC
15 48 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 45 (2.98%) CSS3
17 41 (2.71%) J2EE
18 34 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (2.05%) REST
19 31 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.81%) Embedded Systems
3 86 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
5 70 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 65 (4.30%) Algorithms
7 57 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 50 (3.31%) User Experience
9 38 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 34 (2.25%) Fintech
11 29 (1.92%) Blog
12 27 (1.79%) Contactless
12 27 (1.79%) EMV
12 27 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
12 27 (1.79%) Smartcard
13 24 (1.59%) Internet of Things
14 23 (1.52%) VHDL
15 20 (1.32%) Acoustics
15 20 (1.32%) Industry 4.0
16 18 (1.19%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 264 (17.46%) Linux
2 181 (11.97%) Windows
3 58 (3.84%) Android
4 48 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
5 43 (2.84%) Windows 10
6 41 (2.71%) Windows Server
7 39 (2.58%) Unix
8 36 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 33 (2.18%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.19%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.86%) Solaris
14 12 (0.79%) CentOS
15 8 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
16 7 (0.46%) VxWorks
17 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
2 611 (40.41%) Digital Marketing
3 608 (40.21%) Programme Management
4 442 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
5 392 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 227 (15.01%) Computer Science
7 206 (13.62%) Scrum
8 189 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 177 (11.71%) TDD
10 170 (11.24%) Test Automation
11 159 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (7.74%) MVC
13 116 (7.67%) Mathematics
14 107 (7.08%) SDLC
15 103 (6.81%) E-Commerce
16 100 (6.61%) BDD
17 91 (6.02%) Project Management
18 87 (5.75%) Systems Engineering
19 83 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
19 83 (5.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 347 (22.95%) C++
2 318 (21.03%) C
3 264 (17.46%) C#
4 258 (17.06%) Java
5 227 (15.01%) Python
6 226 (14.95%) JavaScript
7 141 (9.33%) SQL
8 109 (7.21%) Embedded C
9 61 (4.03%) Go
10 59 (3.90%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.04%) PHP
11 46 (3.04%) Ruby
12 45 (2.98%) Embedded C++
13 42 (2.78%) MATLAB
13 42 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 41 (2.71%) Perl
15 38 (2.51%) VB
16 23 (1.52%) Assembly Language
17 22 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 592 (39.15%) Degree
2 116 (7.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 74 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 39 (2.58%) HNC
7 31 (2.05%) PhD
8 24 (1.59%) HND
9 22 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.86%) CISSP
12 11 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 6 (0.40%) CEH
16 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.77%) QA
2 40 (2.65%) ISO 26262
3 28 (1.85%) SLA
4 24 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.86%) ISO 13485
6 12 (0.79%) MISRA
7 10 (0.66%) MISRA C
8 8 (0.53%) JTAG
9 7 (0.46%) IEC 61508
9 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.40%) RMADS
11 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.33%) DO-160
11 5 (0.33%) DO-254
12 4 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.26%) IEC 62304
12 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.13%) HAZOP
13 2 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 184 (12.17%) Firmware
2 75 (4.96%) Docker
3 53 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 48 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (1.72%) vSphere
6 18 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.86%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.26%) KVM
10 4 (0.26%) pfSense
10 4 (0.26%) Xen
11 3 (0.20%) HDFS
12 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.066%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.65%) Ansible
3 27 (1.79%) Puppet
4 24 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.93%) SCCM
6 11 (0.73%) Salt
6 11 (0.73%) Terraform
7 10 (0.66%) Grafana
8 9 (0.60%) SCOM
9 8 (0.53%) Kibana
9 8 (0.53%) PowerCLI
10 7 (0.46%) Nagios
11 5 (0.33%) Icinga
11 5 (0.33%) Packer
12 4 (0.26%) Istio
12 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.13%) Cacti
14 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 613 (40.54%) SAP
2 199 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 92 (6.08%) Oracle
4 67 (4.43%) VMware
5 57 (3.77%) EMC
6 27 (1.79%) Hyperion
7 24 (1.59%) Cisco
7 24 (1.59%) Google
8 16 (1.06%) Apple
9 14 (0.93%) Citrix
10 12 (0.79%) 3PAR
10 12 (0.79%) Xilinx
11 11 (0.73%) CheckPoint
12 10 (0.66%) Cadence
12 10 (0.66%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.53%) Brocade
13 8 (0.53%) Freescale
13 8 (0.53%) HP
13 8 (0.53%) Salesforce.com