Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Electronic Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 966 1075
Rank change year-on-year -40 +109 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 201 278 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 272 206
UK median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -58 185 £42,000 +5.00% 55
UK excluding London -29 175 £40,000 - 51
South East +22 53 £38,750 -13.89% 12
Midlands +44 43 £44,375 +10.94% 5
East of England -2 39 £40,000 -15.79% 14
London +2 25 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +45 24 £41,875 +4.69%
West Midlands +18 19 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West -13 14 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North of England -1 11 £40,000 +3.23% 12
Scotland -12 9 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North West -6 8 £40,000 - 6
Wales +15 6 £38,327 +9.51%
Yorkshire +15 2 £38,750 +6.90% 2
North East +8 1 - - 4

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Electronics 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 Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 178 (88.56%) Electronics
2 105 (52.24%) C
3 91 (45.27%) Degree
4 66 (32.84%) EMC
5 59 (29.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 58 (28.86%) Manufacturing
7 53 (26.37%) Embedded C
8 51 (25.37%) Schematic Capture
9 49 (24.38%) VHDL
10 44 (21.89%) C++
11 36 (17.91%) Firmware
12 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
13 23 (11.44%) Prototyping
13 23 (11.44%) Embedded Software Development
14 22 (10.95%) Ethernet
15 21 (10.45%) CAD
15 21 (10.45%) Finance
15 21 (10.45%) Embedded Systems
16 20 (9.95%) Project Management
16 20 (9.95%) Validation
17 16 (7.96%) Linux
17 16 (7.96%) Signal Processing
18 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
19 14 (6.97%) Verilog
20 13 (6.47%) Assembly Language
20 13 (6.47%) HND
20 13 (6.47%) FPGA Design
21 12 (5.97%) OrCAD
21 12 (5.97%) C#
22 11 (5.47%) SAP

Electronics 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 12 (5.97%) OrCAD
2 6 (2.99%) Simulink
3 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.50%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.95%) Ethernet
2 11 (5.47%) Bluetooth
2 11 (5.47%) Wireless
3 9 (4.48%) RS-232
4 7 (3.48%) RS-485
5 6 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 4 (1.99%) Modbus
7 3 (1.49%) SNMP
7 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.00%) GPRS
8 2 (1.00%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.50%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.50%) MQTT
9 1 (0.50%) Profibus
9 1 (0.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) MySQL
1 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.50%) CANoe
2 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Trac
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 178 (88.56%) Electronics
2 58 (28.86%) Manufacturing
3 21 (10.45%) Finance
4 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.47%) Marketing
6 10 (4.98%) Automotive
7 6 (2.99%) Retail
8 5 (2.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) .NET
2 3 (1.49%) Qt
2 3 (1.49%) RESTful
3 2 (1.00%) QML
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) jQuery
4 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 49 (24.38%) VHDL
3 21 (10.45%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (6.97%) Verilog
5 11 (5.47%) Robotics
6 9 (4.48%) CPLD
7 7 (3.48%) ASIC
8 6 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.99%) Acoustics
9 4 (1.99%) CAN bus
9 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.49%) Spread Betting
11 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.50%) Derivative
12 1 (0.50%) Equities
12 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.96%) Linux
2 3 (1.49%) Android
3 2 (1.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.37%) Schematic Capture
2 29 (14.43%) Software Engineering
3 23 (11.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 23 (11.44%) Prototyping
4 21 (10.45%) CAD
5 20 (9.95%) Project Management
5 20 (9.95%) Validation
6 16 (7.96%) Signal Processing
7 13 (6.47%) FPGA Design
8 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (5.47%) Physics
8 11 (5.47%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.98%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.99%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.99%) Mechatronics
12 5 (2.49%) SDLC
12 5 (2.49%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 105 (52.24%) C
2 53 (26.37%) Embedded C
3 44 (21.89%) C++
4 13 (6.47%) Assembly Language
5 12 (5.97%) C#
6 11 (5.47%) MATLAB
7 10 (4.98%) Python
8 5 (2.49%) SQL
9 4 (1.99%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.99%) Java
9 4 (1.99%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Delphi
11 1 (0.50%) R
11 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (45.27%) Degree
2 13 (6.47%) HND
3 5 (2.49%) PhD
4 4 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.99%) HNC
5 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) MISRA
1 5 (2.49%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.49%) ISO 13485
3 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) DO-254
4 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 36 (17.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 66 (32.84%) EMC
2 11 (5.47%) SAP
3 7 (3.48%) Xilinx
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.99%) Twitter
5 4 (1.99%) Progress
6 3 (1.49%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (1.00%) Cadence
8 1 (0.50%) Altera
8 1 (0.50%) Intel