Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Electronics Design Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1045 1149 1127
Rank change year-on-year +104 -22 +74
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Design Engineer 60 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.027% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 72
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 145,255 167,294 171,193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,140 135,774 142,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
England +108 59 £42,500 - 28
UK excluding London +67 57 £43,000 +7.50% 31
South East +44 27 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Midlands +41 12 £43,000 -3.10% 4
North of England +49 11 £50,000 +21.21% 8
East Midlands +18 7 £31,000 -30.14% 2
North West +30 6 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Midlands +38 5 £43,000 +1.18% 2
London +46 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East of England +39 3 £57,500 +49.35% 2
South West +35 3 £51,250 +13.89% 4
North East - 3 £38,750 - 4
Yorkshire +13 2 - -
Scotland +8 1 £45,000 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 51 (85.00%) Electronics
2 23 (38.33%) Manufacturing
3 22 (36.67%) Degree
4 20 (33.33%) C
5 19 (31.67%) EMC
6 17 (28.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (25.00%) Firmware
7 15 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
8 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
9 10 (16.67%) CAD
10 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 8 (13.33%) C++
10 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (10.00%) Verilog
11 6 (10.00%) Mechatronics
11 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.33%) VHDL
12 5 (8.33%) Games
12 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
12 5 (8.33%) Python
12 5 (8.33%) Tcl
12 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
13 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
13 4 (6.67%) Compliance Management
13 4 (6.67%) RS-485
13 4 (6.67%) Modbus
13 4 (6.67%) Video Processing
13 4 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking

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 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) OrCAD
3 2 (3.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.67%) Modbus
2 4 (6.67%) RS-485
2 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 51 (85.00%) Electronics
2 23 (38.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.33%) Games
5 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.67%) Marketing
6 3 (5.00%) Automotive
7 2 (3.33%) Finance
7 2 (3.33%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (10.00%) Verilog
4 5 (8.33%) VHDL
5 4 (6.67%) CPLD
6 2 (3.33%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (1.67%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 10 (16.67%) CAD
3 6 (10.00%) Mechatronics
4 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
5 4 (6.67%) Compliance Management
5 4 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
5 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 4 (6.67%) Time Management
5 4 (6.67%) Video Processing
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Validation
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) Decision-Making
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) C
2 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
3 8 (13.33%) C++
4 5 (8.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) Tcl
5 4 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) HND
4 2 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) EMC
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Cadence
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter