Electronic Engineer
UK

The median Electronic Engineer salary in the UK is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

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

6 months to
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 568 748 866
Rank change year-on-year +180 +118 -178
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 257 287 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 159 92 110
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,325 £33,650
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61,125 £75,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 - £76,211
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% +5.56%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,695 104,324 133,649
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.18% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,369 65,580 84,154
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,420 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronics Engineer.

Salary trend for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronics Engineer over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 16 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 February 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +83 254 £50,000 -16.67% 306
England +170 235 £50,000 -16.67% 302
South East +53 136 £57,500 -7.39% 126
Work from Home +148 59 £55,000 - 71
Midlands +37 32 £50,000 - 40
North of England +113 31 £50,000 -2.44% 41
North West +66 23 £47,500 -9.52% 28
South West +24 21 £47,500 +5.56% 37
Scotland -5 18 £45,000 -25.00% 11
West Midlands +66 16 £66,250 +70.97% 27
East Midlands -4 16 £50,000 -4.76% 13
East of England +33 12 £52,500 -12.50% 63
North East - 6 £57,500 - 6
Wales -1 4 £23,500 -62.34% 8
London +183 3 £50,000 -60.40% 9
Yorkshire +108 2 £50,000 +33.33% 8

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 25 February 2024, Electronics Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 240 (93.39%) Electronics
2 137 (53.31%) Degree
3 136 (52.92%) Firmware
4 134 (52.14%) Manufacturing
5 128 (49.81%) EMC
6 111 (43.19%) Schematic Capture
7 93 (36.19%) Embedded Firmware
8 83 (32.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 83 (32.30%) Project Planning
9 53 (20.62%) C
10 40 (15.56%) FPGA
11 34 (13.23%) Finance
12 33 (12.84%) Marketing
13 31 (12.06%) Social Skills
14 30 (11.67%) C++
15 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
16 25 (9.73%) Programme Management
16 25 (9.73%) Digital Marketing
16 25 (9.73%) SAP
16 25 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (9.73%) Telecoms
16 25 (9.73%) Public Sector
17 22 (8.56%) Analogue Electronics
17 22 (8.56%) Embedded C
17 22 (8.56%) Python
17 22 (8.56%) Linux
18 18 (7.00%) Bluetooth
18 18 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (6.61%) Wireless
19 17 (6.61%) LabVIEW

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Simulink
2 6 (2.33%) OrCAD
3 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) Fusion 360
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Azure
1 3 (1.17%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.00%) Bluetooth
2 17 (6.61%) Wireless
3 10 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (3.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.95%) 4G
5 5 (1.95%) RS-485
6 3 (1.17%) 3G
6 3 (1.17%) GPRS
6 3 (1.17%) Modbus
6 3 (1.17%) RS-232
6 3 (1.17%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.78%) GSM
7 2 (0.78%) Internet
7 2 (0.78%) LTE
7 2 (0.78%) Network Security
7 2 (0.78%) SSH
7 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (6.61%) LabVIEW
2 6 (2.33%) Subversion
3 5 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.56%) Git
5 3 (1.17%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 240 (93.39%) Electronics
2 134 (52.14%) Manufacturing
3 83 (32.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 34 (13.23%) Finance
5 33 (12.84%) Marketing
6 31 (12.06%) Social Skills
7 25 (9.73%) Public Sector
7 25 (9.73%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.50%) Aerospace
9 9 (3.50%) Legal
10 7 (2.72%) Automotive
11 4 (1.56%) Games
11 4 (1.56%) Japanese Language
11 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.56%) Retail
12 3 (1.17%) Avionics
13 2 (0.78%) Military
14 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.39%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) Flash
1 2 (0.78%) Node-RED
1 2 (0.78%) Qt
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) COM
2 1 (0.39%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.56%) FPGA
2 22 (8.56%) Analogue Electronics
3 15 (5.84%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (5.06%) IoT
5 11 (4.28%) VHDL
6 7 (2.72%) ARM Cortex
6 7 (2.72%) Verilog
7 6 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.56%) EPoS
9 3 (1.17%) Acoustics
9 3 (1.17%) CPLD
9 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.17%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.17%) NB-IoT
10 2 (0.78%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.78%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.78%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.78%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.56%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.19%) Schematic Capture
2 83 (32.30%) Project Planning
3 28 (10.89%) Software Engineering
4 25 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (9.73%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (9.73%) Programme Management
5 18 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (6.23%) FPGA Design
6 16 (6.23%) Validation
7 14 (5.45%) CAD
7 14 (5.45%) Design for Manufacturing
7 14 (5.45%) Prototyping
8 11 (4.28%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (4.28%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.28%) Verification and Validation
9 10 (3.89%) Requirements Management
10 9 (3.50%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.50%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (3.11%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (3.11%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.62%) C
2 30 (11.67%) C++
3 22 (8.56%) Embedded C
3 22 (8.56%) Python
4 13 (5.06%) C#
5 9 (3.50%) MATLAB
6 5 (1.95%) Assembly Language
7 4 (1.56%) Bash
8 2 (0.78%) Java
8 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.78%) R
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.39%) SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (53.31%) Degree
2 14 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) HND
5 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) HNC
5 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) IEC 61131
2 2 (0.78%) JTAG
3 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.39%) DO-160
3 1 (0.39%) DO-254
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 136 (52.92%) Firmware
2 93 (36.19%) Embedded Firmware
Vendors
1 128 (49.81%) EMC
2 25 (9.73%) SAP
3 4 (1.56%) Xilinx
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.78%) QNX
4 2 (0.78%) Sage
5 1 (0.39%) Altera
5 1 (0.39%) NCR