Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Electronic Design Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 1135 1150
Rank change year-on-year +59 +15 +75
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Design Engineer 81 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.036% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 83
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,975 £31,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.79% +19.33%

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 158,028 168,578 183,103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.95% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,272 135,008 153,428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Electronics Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Design Engineer in the UK

Electronics Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Electronics Design Engineer in the UK

Electronics Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Design Engineer over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics Design Engineer in the UK

Electronics Design Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Design Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK excluding London +49 81 £45,000 +3.45% 34
England +46 71 £45,000 +3.15% 30
South East +29 40 £45,000 +4.05% 9
South West +7 13 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Midlands +7 10 £43,000 -4.44% 6
West Midlands +42 7 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Scotland 0 6 £45,000 - 4
North of England +29 4 £42,500 +3.66% 6
East of England +27 4 £50,000 - 2
Wales +10 4 £36,000 - 1
East Midlands -18 3 £31,000 -30.14% 2
Yorkshire +20 2 - - 1
North West 0 1 £50,000 +21.95% 3
North East - 1 £35,000 - 2

Electronics Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Electronics Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Electronics Design Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (87.65%) Electronics
2 41 (50.62%) Firmware
3 31 (38.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 26 (32.10%) Manufacturing
5 20 (24.69%) Degree
6 18 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
7 14 (17.28%) CAD
7 14 (17.28%) C
8 13 (16.05%) EMC
8 13 (16.05%) Xilinx
9 12 (14.81%) Altera
10 8 (9.88%) C++
11 7 (8.64%) Python
11 7 (8.64%) Embedded C
11 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
12 6 (7.41%) Wireless
13 5 (6.17%) Tcl
13 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.17%) Validation
13 5 (6.17%) Games
13 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.17%) Verilog
13 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
13 5 (6.17%) Automotive
13 5 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (6.17%) Data Acquisition
13 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (4.94%) Prototyping

Electronics Design 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 4 (4.94%) OrCAD
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) Siemens NX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (2.47%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 71 (87.65%) Electronics
2 26 (32.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.17%) Automotive
3 5 (6.17%) Games
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.17%) Verilog
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) VHDL
4 2 (2.47%) Acoustics
4 2 (2.47%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
2 14 (17.28%) CAD
3 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (6.17%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.17%) Validation
5 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (4.94%) FPGA Design
5 4 (4.94%) Programme Management
5 4 (4.94%) Project Management
5 4 (4.94%) Prototyping
6 3 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (3.70%) Signal Processing
7 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.47%) Physics
7 2 (2.47%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) C
2 8 (9.88%) C++
3 7 (8.64%) Embedded C
3 7 (8.64%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (6.17%) Tcl
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Delphi
6 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) DO-160
1 2 (2.47%) DO-254
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) EMC
1 13 (16.05%) Xilinx
2 12 (14.81%) Altera
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Cadence
4 2 (2.47%) Freescale
4 2 (2.47%) Twitter
5 1 (1.23%) Atmel
5 1 (1.23%) Intel
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) Siemens