Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1049 1130 1182
Rank change year-on-year +81 +52 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Design Engineer 120 67 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.039% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 107 60 65
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £32,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 162,764 170,011 191,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.09% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131,161 137,219 160,887
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +81 120 £45,000 - 12
England +87 107 £45,000 - 13
South East +19 60 £45,000 - 5
South West +34 26 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England +36 9 £50,000 - 1
Midlands -4 7 £47,500 +9.20% 1
Scotland -5 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands +15 6 £47,500 +17.28%
Wales +10 6 £38,500 +6.94%
North of England +28 5 £45,000 +9.76% 1
North West +11 2 £45,000 +9.76%
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +33 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
East Midlands -6 1 £40,000 -8.57% 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 103 (85.83%) Electronics
2 48 (40.00%) Degree
3 41 (34.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 41 (34.17%) Firmware
4 35 (29.17%) Schematic Capture
5 31 (25.83%) Manufacturing
6 28 (23.33%) C
7 23 (19.17%) EMC
8 22 (18.33%) CAD
9 20 (16.67%) Xilinx
10 19 (15.83%) Altera
11 16 (13.33%) Validation
12 15 (12.50%) Wireless
12 15 (12.50%) C++
13 13 (10.83%) Embedded C
14 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.33%) Project Management
16 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
17 8 (6.67%) OrCAD
17 8 (6.67%) FPGA Design
17 8 (6.67%) Automotive
18 7 (5.83%) Aerospace
18 7 (5.83%) HND
18 7 (5.83%) Digital Signal Processing
18 7 (5.83%) Signal Processing
19 6 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
19 6 (5.00%) ISO 13485
19 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
19 6 (5.00%) MATLAB
20 5 (4.17%) Assembly Language

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 8 (6.67%) OrCAD
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) Wireless
2 4 (3.33%) GPRS
2 4 (3.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.50%) NFC
4 2 (1.67%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.83%) Broadband
General
1 103 (85.83%) Electronics
2 31 (25.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.67%) Automotive
4 7 (5.83%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.17%) Marketing
7 4 (3.33%) Finance
8 3 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 41 (34.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.17%) VHDL
5 3 (2.50%) Robotics
6 2 (1.67%) Acoustics
6 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) CPLD
7 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.83%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) Schematic Capture
2 22 (18.33%) CAD
3 16 (13.33%) Validation
4 10 (8.33%) Project Management
5 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.67%) FPGA Design
7 7 (5.83%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (5.83%) Signal Processing
8 5 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.17%) Prototyping
9 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (3.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.33%) System Testing
10 3 (2.50%) Image Processing
11 2 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.67%) Physics
11 2 (1.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) C
2 15 (12.50%) C++
3 13 (10.83%) Embedded C
4 6 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (4.17%) Assembly Language
5 5 (4.17%) Delphi
6 2 (1.67%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) ISO 13485
2 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.50%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.67%) DO-160
4 2 (1.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 41 (34.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) EMC
2 20 (16.67%) Xilinx
3 19 (15.83%) Altera
4 5 (4.17%) Freescale
5 4 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (2.50%) Intel
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.67%) Twitter
8 1 (0.83%) Atmel
8 1 (0.83%) Cadence
8 1 (0.83%) Siemens