Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 904 894 1012
Rank change year-on-year -10 +118 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 206 306 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 157 272 190
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £64,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

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 142,511 171,128 165,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.46% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113,317 139,976 137,352
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +5 189 £45,000 - 115
UK excluding London -4 172 £45,000 - 117
South East -9 67 £42,500 - 28
North of England +66 44 £45,000 - 15
London +51 33 £70,000 +64.71% 8
North West +57 22 £47,500 +11.76% 4
East of England +24 17 £37,500 -21.05% 17
Yorkshire +21 17 £45,000 -10.00% 7
South West -13 15 £38,250 -15.00% 20
Midlands +28 13 £43,000 -14.00% 27
Scotland +14 11 £46,000 +2.22% 8
East Midlands - 9 £28,000 - 6
North East +28 5 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wales +20 5 £41,500 +7.79% 2
West Midlands +8 4 £43,000 -14.00% 21

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 158 (76.70%) Electronics
2 106 (51.46%) Degree
3 105 (50.97%) C
4 66 (32.04%) Firmware
5 64 (31.07%) EMC
6 53 (25.73%) Manufacturing
7 47 (22.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 46 (22.33%) Schematic Capture
9 45 (21.84%) C++
9 45 (21.84%) Bluetooth
10 40 (19.42%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (16.99%) Validation
12 33 (16.02%) Marketing
13 32 (15.53%) Embedded C
14 30 (14.56%) VHDL
15 27 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 27 (13.11%) GSM
15 27 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (12.14%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (12.14%) LabVIEW
16 25 (12.14%) QA
17 24 (11.65%) VB
17 24 (11.65%) FMEA
18 22 (10.68%) Python
19 19 (9.22%) Ethernet
19 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
19 19 (9.22%) MATLAB
19 19 (9.22%) Embedded Systems
20 18 (8.74%) CPLD
21 17 (8.25%) CAD

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 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (3.88%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (2.43%) Simulink
3 4 (1.94%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.84%) Bluetooth
2 40 (19.42%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (13.11%) GSM
4 19 (9.22%) Ethernet
5 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.34%) Wireless
6 10 (4.85%) RS-485
7 8 (3.88%) Modbus
8 4 (1.94%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.46%) RS-232
9 3 (1.46%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.49%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) MySQL
1 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) LabVIEW
2 9 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.37%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.49%) Sourcetree
General
1 158 (76.70%) Electronics
2 53 (25.73%) Manufacturing
3 33 (16.02%) Marketing
4 16 (7.77%) Finance
5 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.46%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) .NET
1 11 (5.34%) RESTful
2 2 (0.97%) CSS
2 2 (0.97%) HTML
2 2 (0.97%) QML
2 2 (0.97%) Qt
3 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (14.56%) VHDL
3 19 (9.22%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (8.74%) CPLD
5 14 (6.80%) Algorithms
6 11 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.34%) Spread Betting
7 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.43%) Optoelectronics
8 5 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.94%) Smart Home
10 3 (1.46%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.46%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.97%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.97%) Fintech
11 2 (0.97%) Verilog
11 2 (0.97%) W3C
12 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.85%) Linux
2 8 (3.88%) Windows
3 5 (2.43%) FreeRTOS
4 4 (1.94%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.33%) Schematic Capture
2 35 (16.99%) Validation
3 27 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 25 (12.14%) Collaborative Working
5 24 (11.65%) FMEA
6 17 (8.25%) CAD
7 16 (7.77%) Prototyping
8 14 (6.80%) Computer Science
9 13 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.83%) Electronic Trading
10 12 (5.83%) Mechatronics
10 12 (5.83%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.34%) Asynchronous Programming
11 11 (5.34%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (5.34%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.34%) SDLC
11 11 (5.34%) Signal Processing
11 11 (5.34%) TDD
11 11 (5.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.97%) C
2 45 (21.84%) C++
3 32 (15.53%) Embedded C
4 24 (11.65%) VB
5 22 (10.68%) Python
6 19 (9.22%) MATLAB
7 16 (7.77%) C#
8 11 (5.34%) Assembly Language
8 11 (5.34%) SQL
9 7 (3.40%) Tcl
10 3 (1.46%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.46%) Java
11 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.97%) Lua
12 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (51.46%) Degree
2 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (4.85%) HND
6 6 (2.91%) HNC
7 4 (1.94%) PhD
8 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.49%) CCNP
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.14%) QA
2 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) JTAG
4 1 (0.49%) DO-160
4 1 (0.49%) DO-254
4 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 66 (32.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 64 (31.07%) EMC
2 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.34%) Mentor Graphics
4 10 (4.85%) Xilinx
5 9 (4.37%) Altera
6 7 (3.40%) Intel
7 5 (2.43%) Atmel
8 4 (1.94%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Actel
9 1 (0.49%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.49%) Cadence
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco
9 1 (0.49%) F5
9 1 (0.49%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (0.49%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter