The median annual salary for a Electrical Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electrical Engineer
UK
Rank 841 941 947
Rank change year-on-year +100 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Electrical Engineer 16 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Median salary £57,500 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.11% +7.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £30,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,750 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +69.11% +7.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Electrical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Electrical Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electrical Engineer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Electrical Engineer in the UK

Electrical Engineer
Top 12 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +108 16 £57,500 +69.11% 6
South East +66 8 £57,500 +69.11%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £57,500 -
Loughborough - 2 £45,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £45,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,500 - 1
East of England +23 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £34,500 +1.47%
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Crawley - 1 £37,500 -
Essex - 1 - -

Electrical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Electronics
4 5 (22.73%) CAD
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (13.64%) German Language
5 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) RS-232
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
6 2 (9.09%) Automotive
6 2 (9.09%) Life Science
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
6 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
6 2 (9.09%) Firmware
6 2 (9.09%) HND
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) HNC

Electrical Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) Mathcad
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) Siemens NX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) RS-232
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) German Language
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Avionics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CAD
2 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
3 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Power Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime and Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago