Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Electrical Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Electrical Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1206 1203 1284
Rank change year-on-year -3 +81 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 5 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 15
UK median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -17.65% +25.83%
10th Percentile £57,500 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +71.43% -17.65% +25.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Electrical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Electrical Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Electrical Engineer in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer.

Salary trend for Electrical Engineer in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +37 5 £60,000 +71.43% 6
England +30 5 £60,000 +71.43% 9
Midlands +31 2 - -
West Midlands +17 2 - -
North of England +15 2 - - 3
North West - 2 - - 3
East of England +11 1 £60,000 -

Electrical Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Electrical Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Electrical Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (40.00%) Rockwell
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Electrical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CAD
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 2 (40.00%) Rockwell
1 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) EMC