Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 999 967 1049
Rank change year-on-year -32 +82 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 185 280 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 156 262 227
UK median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £56,750
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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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
UK excluding London -20 172 £40,000 - 18
England -49 170 £40,000 - 16
South East +28 52 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Midlands +45 46 £43,750 +9.38% 3
East of England -5 38 £35,000 -26.32% 4
East Midlands +56 26 £40,000 -1.84% 1
West Midlands +11 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -11 13 £40,000 +14.29%
London -17 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North of England -4 9 £41,000 +9.33% 4
Scotland -9 9 £50,000 +17.65%
North West -19 6 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Wales +14 5 £38,155 +5.25% 3
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 £35,000 - 3

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 169 (91.35%) Electronics
2 97 (52.43%) C
3 73 (39.46%) Degree
4 71 (38.38%) EMC
5 63 (34.05%) Manufacturing
6 56 (30.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 52 (28.11%) Schematic Capture
8 51 (27.57%) Embedded C
9 43 (23.24%) VHDL
10 31 (16.76%) C++
10 31 (16.76%) Firmware
11 27 (14.59%) Prototyping
12 25 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
12 25 (13.51%) Validation
13 24 (12.97%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.89%) Finance
14 22 (11.89%) CAD
15 20 (10.81%) Telecoms
16 19 (10.27%) Ethernet
17 17 (9.19%) Programme Management
18 16 (8.65%) Marketing
18 16 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (8.65%) SAP
18 16 (8.65%) Project Management
19 15 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
20 13 (7.03%) Signal Processing
20 13 (7.03%) OrCAD
20 13 (7.03%) FPGA Design
20 13 (7.03%) 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 (0.54%) TPMS
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) OrCAD
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.08%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.27%) Ethernet
2 11 (5.95%) Bluetooth
3 10 (5.41%) Wireless
4 7 (3.78%) RS-485
5 4 (2.16%) Modbus
5 4 (2.16%) RS-232
5 4 (2.16%) SNMP
5 4 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) GPRS
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Profibus
6 1 (0.54%) RFID
6 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) MySQL
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.54%) CANoe
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 169 (91.35%) Electronics
2 63 (34.05%) Manufacturing
3 22 (11.89%) Finance
4 20 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.65%) Marketing
6 8 (4.32%) Automotive
7 6 (3.24%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) Qt
2 2 (1.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) QML
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) jQuery
3 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 43 (23.24%) VHDL
3 15 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (6.49%) Verilog
5 11 (5.95%) CPLD
6 7 (3.78%) ASIC
7 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.16%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.16%) Robotics
9 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.54%) BBC
11 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.49%) Linux
2 3 (1.62%) Android
2 3 (1.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.11%) Schematic Capture
2 27 (14.59%) Prototyping
3 25 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
3 25 (13.51%) Validation
4 24 (12.97%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.89%) CAD
6 17 (9.19%) Programme Management
7 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.65%) Project Management
8 13 (7.03%) FPGA Design
8 13 (7.03%) Signal Processing
9 9 (4.86%) Physics
10 5 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.70%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.70%) Mechatronics
10 5 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 5 (2.70%) Process Management
10 5 (2.70%) System Testing
10 5 (2.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (52.43%) C
2 51 (27.57%) Embedded C
3 31 (16.76%) C++
4 13 (7.03%) Assembly Language
5 10 (5.41%) C#
6 8 (4.32%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.62%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.08%) Java
9 2 (1.08%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) Delphi
10 1 (0.54%) R
10 1 (0.54%) SQL
10 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (39.46%) Degree
2 13 (7.03%) HND
3 5 (2.70%) HNC
3 5 (2.70%) PhD
4 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) MISRA
2 4 (2.16%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.62%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.54%) DO-254
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) JTAG
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 31 (16.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 71 (38.38%) EMC
2 16 (8.65%) SAP
3 8 (4.32%) Xilinx
4 7 (3.78%) Twitter
5 3 (1.62%) Cadence
5 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.08%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.54%) Altera
7 1 (0.54%) Atmel
7 1 (0.54%) Intel