Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 1011 1052
Rank change year-on-year +149 +41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 317 176 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 281 173 182
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 167,574 163,030 193,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,241 134,968 162,789
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics 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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England +122 301 £45,000 - 47
UK excluding London +134 299 £45,000 +5.88% 49
South East +41 123 £45,000 - 11
East of England +34 65 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South West +25 55 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +6 24 £40,000 -42.86% 1
North of England -6 21 £45,000 +20.00% 6
West Midlands +12 20 £52,500 +52.17% 7
Midlands -12 20 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Scotland -33 9 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +20 8 £50,000 +17.65%
North West -22 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wales +13 6 £38,500 +6.94% 1
North East -22 6 £44,750 +19.33% 4

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 267 (84.23%) Electronics
2 143 (45.11%) Degree
3 121 (38.17%) C
4 80 (25.24%) Schematic Capture
5 70 (22.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 68 (21.45%) EMC
7 65 (20.50%) Firmware
8 54 (17.03%) C++
9 53 (16.72%) Embedded C
10 42 (13.25%) Validation
11 40 (12.62%) Manufacturing
12 36 (11.36%) Automotive
13 33 (10.41%) Software Engineering
13 33 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (10.41%) Signal Processing
14 32 (10.09%) Wireless
15 31 (9.78%) CAD
16 30 (9.46%) Aerospace
16 30 (9.46%) OrCAD
17 28 (8.83%) Embedded Systems
18 25 (7.89%) Xilinx
19 24 (7.57%) Project Management
20 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (6.94%) Altera
22 21 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
22 21 (6.62%) Finance
23 20 (6.31%) C#
24 19 (5.99%) Embedded Software Development
25 18 (5.68%) Self-Motivation

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 30 (9.46%) OrCAD
2 8 (2.52%) Simulink
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.09%) Wireless
2 16 (5.05%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.84%) NFC
3 9 (2.84%) RS-232
4 6 (1.89%) ZigBee
5 5 (1.58%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.26%) Firewall
6 4 (1.26%) GPRS
6 4 (1.26%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.26%) Wideband
7 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.32%) Broadband
8 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.15%) MySQL
1 10 (3.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.21%) LabVIEW
2 6 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 267 (84.23%) Electronics
2 40 (12.62%) Manufacturing
3 36 (11.36%) Automotive
4 30 (9.46%) Aerospace
5 21 (6.62%) Finance
6 10 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.89%) Marketing
8 5 (1.58%) Avionics
9 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.47%) .NET
2 10 (3.15%) RESTful
3 4 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.32%) jQuery
4 1 (0.32%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (8.83%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.73%) Robotics
5 15 (4.73%) VHDL
6 13 (4.10%) Acoustics
7 12 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.47%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.15%) Spread Betting
10 9 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.84%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.26%) Verilog
11 4 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.63%) CPLD
13 1 (0.32%) ASIC
13 1 (0.32%) Infotainment
13 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.68%) Linux
2 9 (2.84%) Windows
3 6 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.26%) CentOS
4 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) Unix
6 1 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.24%) Schematic Capture
2 42 (13.25%) Validation
3 33 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (10.41%) Signal Processing
3 33 (10.41%) Software Engineering
4 31 (9.78%) CAD
5 24 (7.57%) Project Management
6 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (5.99%) Embedded Software Development
9 16 (5.05%) Digital Signal Processing
10 15 (4.73%) FPGA Design
10 15 (4.73%) Physics
11 14 (4.42%) Electronic Trading
12 13 (4.10%) Prototyping
13 12 (3.79%) TDD
14 11 (3.47%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.47%) SDLC
15 10 (3.15%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (3.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.17%) C
2 54 (17.03%) C++
3 53 (16.72%) Embedded C
4 20 (6.31%) C#
5 15 (4.73%) MATLAB
6 14 (4.42%) Assembly Language
6 14 (4.42%) Python
7 10 (3.15%) SQL
8 5 (1.58%) Delphi
8 5 (1.58%) Java
9 3 (0.95%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) Tcl
10 1 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 143 (45.11%) Degree
2 17 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.42%) HND
4 12 (3.79%) PhD
5 10 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) HNC
8 1 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) IEC 61508
1 11 (3.47%) QA
2 10 (3.15%) DO-160
3 6 (1.89%) DO-254
3 6 (1.89%) ISO 13485
4 5 (1.58%) DO-178B
4 5 (1.58%) MISRA
4 5 (1.58%) MISRA C
5 4 (1.26%) ECSS
5 4 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.63%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 65 (20.50%) Firmware
2 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) Puppet
1 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (21.45%) EMC
2 25 (7.89%) Xilinx
3 22 (6.94%) Altera
4 14 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.58%) Freescale
6 4 (1.26%) Citrix
6 4 (1.26%) NetApp
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle
6 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.26%) Splunk
6 4 (1.26%) VMware
7 3 (0.95%) Cadence
7 3 (0.95%) Intel
7 3 (0.95%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Atmel
8 1 (0.32%) Mentor Graphics