Period
to 19 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Optoelectronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Optoelectronics over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Optoelectronics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 781 825 882
Rank change year-on-year +44 +57 +22
Permanent jobs citing Optoelectronics 4 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.006% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 39 46
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £42,525 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £99,575 £60,250 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +29.29% +7.69% -

Optoelectronics is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 25,669 31,943 35,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.49% 37.90% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19,466 23,886 27,829
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
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% -

Optoelectronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Optoelectronics in the UK excluding London

Optoelectronics
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Optoelectronics in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Optoelectronics in the UK excluding London

Optoelectronics
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Optoelectronics in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Optoelectronics in the UK excluding London

Optoelectronics
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 Optoelectronics within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 - 3 £75,000 - 1
East of England +47 1 £45,250 +29.29% 4
Optoelectronics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Optoelectronics 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 Optoelectronics.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Acoustics
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Optoelectronics
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) OrCAD
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PCB Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Director
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Acoustics
1 1 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001