Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 887 1032 993
Rank change year-on-year +145 -39 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 283 161 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 255 142 218
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £32,025 £28,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 163,706 170,309 190,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,888 137,543 160,592
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 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 18 August 2018.

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 18 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 +147 273 £45,000 +5.88% 50
England +151 262 £45,000 +3.15% 55
South East +82 126 £45,000 - 18
South West +50 48 £45,000 +9.09% 5
East of England +15 35 £48,750 +39.29% 14
Midlands -15 25 £47,500 +15.15% 6
West Midlands +29 24 £47,500 +5.56% 3
North of England +29 19 £45,000 +9.76% 5
London +43 15 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +2 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +44 10 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Wales +5 7 £37,250 +0.47% 1
North West +9 5 £45,000 +9.76% 1
North East -17 4 £44,500 +18.67% 2
East Midlands -18 1 £40,000 - 3

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Electronics 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 243 (85.87%) Electronics
2 123 (43.46%) Degree
3 114 (40.28%) C
4 80 (28.27%) Firmware
5 79 (27.92%) Schematic Capture
6 61 (21.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 57 (20.14%) EMC
8 51 (18.02%) Embedded C
8 51 (18.02%) Manufacturing
9 45 (15.90%) Validation
10 44 (15.55%) C++
11 33 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (10.60%) CAD
12 30 (10.60%) Automotive
13 29 (10.25%) Wireless
14 27 (9.54%) Software Engineering
15 26 (9.19%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (8.83%) Signal Processing
17 22 (7.77%) Xilinx
18 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (7.07%) Altera
19 20 (7.07%) OrCAD
19 20 (7.07%) Finance
20 19 (6.71%) Project Management
21 18 (6.36%) Linux
21 18 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
22 17 (6.01%) C#
22 17 (6.01%) Aerospace
23 16 (5.65%) Physics
23 16 (5.65%) HND

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (7.07%) OrCAD
2 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.41%) Simulink
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.25%) Wireless
2 14 (4.95%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.12%) NFC
4 5 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.77%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.41%) GPRS
5 4 (1.41%) GSM
6 1 (0.35%) Broadband
6 1 (0.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) ICMP
6 1 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.35%) RS-232
6 1 (0.35%) RS-422
6 1 (0.35%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.41%) MySQL
1 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (3.53%) LabVIEW
1 10 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 243 (85.87%) Electronics
2 51 (18.02%) Manufacturing
3 30 (10.60%) Automotive
4 20 (7.07%) Finance
5 17 (6.01%) Aerospace
6 11 (3.89%) Marketing
7 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.12%) Military
9 3 (1.06%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) .NET
2 4 (1.41%) RESTful
3 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.35%) Flash
3 1 (0.35%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (9.19%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.30%) Acoustics
5 13 (4.59%) VHDL
6 9 (3.18%) Robotics
7 8 (2.83%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.41%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.06%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.71%) CPLD
12 2 (0.71%) Verilog
13 1 (0.35%) ASIC
13 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.35%) Infotainment
13 1 (0.35%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.36%) Linux
2 5 (1.77%) Windows
3 4 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.71%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.92%) Schematic Capture
2 45 (15.90%) Validation
3 33 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (10.60%) CAD
5 27 (9.54%) Software Engineering
6 25 (8.83%) Signal Processing
7 19 (6.71%) Project Management
8 18 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (5.65%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (5.65%) Physics
9 16 (5.65%) Prototyping
10 14 (4.95%) Collaborative Working
11 12 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.24%) Digital Signal Processing
12 10 (3.53%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (3.53%) SysML
12 10 (3.53%) UML
13 8 (2.83%) FPGA Design
14 7 (2.47%) FMEA
Programming Languages
1 114 (40.28%) C
2 51 (18.02%) Embedded C
3 44 (15.55%) C++
4 17 (6.01%) C#
5 13 (4.59%) Python
6 12 (4.24%) Assembly Language
7 11 (3.89%) MATLAB
8 6 (2.12%) Delphi
8 6 (2.12%) VB
9 5 (1.77%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.77%) SQL
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Fortran
10 1 (0.35%) Java
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 123 (43.46%) Degree
2 16 (5.65%) HND
3 15 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.83%) PhD
6 4 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.71%) HNC
8 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) QA
2 8 (2.83%) DO-178B
3 7 (2.47%) MISRA
3 7 (2.47%) MISRA C
4 6 (2.12%) IEC 61508
4 6 (2.12%) ISO 13485
5 5 (1.77%) DO-254
5 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.41%) DO-160
7 3 (1.06%) ECSS
8 2 (0.71%) HAZOP
8 2 (0.71%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 80 (28.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Ansible
1 1 (0.35%) Nagios
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (20.14%) EMC
2 22 (7.77%) Xilinx
3 20 (7.07%) Altera
4 9 (3.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.12%) Freescale
5 6 (2.12%) SAP
6 5 (1.77%) Cadence
7 4 (1.41%) Atmel
8 3 (1.06%) Intel
9 2 (0.71%) Twitter
10 1 (0.35%) Dell
10 1 (0.35%) F5
10 1 (0.35%) HP
10 1 (0.35%) IBM
10 1 (0.35%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.35%) Siemens
10 1 (0.35%) Solace