Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 944 1062
Rank change year-on-year -14 +118 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 243 240 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 204 244 213
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £59,188 £56,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

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 170,110 168,598 202,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139,266 140,109 169,391
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -22 227 £42,500 +2.41% 116
UK excluding London -6 210 £42,500 +2.41% 110
South East +17 74 £40,000 -9.09% 25
East of England +35 64 £47,500 -5.00% 34
London -23 31 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West +6 30 £43,750 +25.00% 10
Midlands -12 16 £41,250 +3.13% 21
North of England -27 14 £40,000 - 16
West Midlands -5 10 £41,250 +26.92% 19
North West -33 9 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Scotland -28 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands -4 6 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Wales +6 4 £37,250 +4.93% 3
Yorkshire +10 3 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North East -17 2 £45,000 -18.18% 5

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 208 (85.60%) Electronics
2 113 (46.50%) Degree
3 108 (44.44%) C
4 59 (24.28%) EMC
5 54 (22.22%) C++
5 54 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 50 (20.58%) Schematic Capture
7 47 (19.34%) Embedded C
8 46 (18.93%) Manufacturing
9 40 (16.46%) Firmware
10 35 (14.40%) Software Engineering
11 33 (13.58%) VHDL
12 31 (12.76%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (9.88%) Signal Processing
13 24 (9.88%) Ethernet
14 22 (9.05%) Embedded Software Development
14 22 (9.05%) Prototyping
15 19 (7.82%) Robotics
15 19 (7.82%) Validation
15 19 (7.82%) Aerospace
16 18 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (7.41%) Physics
16 18 (7.41%) OrCAD
17 17 (7.00%) RS-232
17 17 (7.00%) Automotive
17 17 (7.00%) Finance
17 17 (7.00%) Python
18 16 (6.58%) CAD
18 16 (6.58%) Project Management
18 16 (6.58%) Wireless

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 18 (7.41%) OrCAD
2 11 (4.53%) Simulink
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.88%) Ethernet
2 17 (7.00%) RS-232
3 16 (6.58%) Wireless
4 9 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.65%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.65%) Firewall
6 4 (1.65%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.65%) Wideband
6 4 (1.65%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.23%) Internet
7 3 (1.23%) Modbus
7 3 (1.23%) NFC
8 2 (0.82%) GPRS
8 2 (0.82%) RS-485
9 1 (0.41%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.41%) GSM
9 1 (0.41%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.70%) MySQL
1 9 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.41%) Trac
General
1 208 (85.60%) Electronics
2 46 (18.93%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.82%) Aerospace
4 17 (7.00%) Automotive
4 17 (7.00%) Finance
5 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.06%) Avionics
7 4 (1.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.70%) .NET
1 9 (3.70%) RESTful
2 5 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.41%) jQuery
3 1 (0.41%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 33 (13.58%) VHDL
3 31 (12.76%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (7.82%) Robotics
5 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (4.12%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.70%) Spread Betting
9 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.29%) Verilog
10 7 (2.88%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.23%) CPLD
11 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.82%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.82%) ASIC
13 1 (0.41%) Derivative
13 1 (0.41%) Equities
13 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Linux
2 8 (3.29%) Windows
3 5 (2.06%) Robot Operating System
4 4 (1.65%) CentOS
4 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.58%) Schematic Capture
2 35 (14.40%) Software Engineering
3 24 (9.88%) Signal Processing
4 22 (9.05%) Embedded Software Development
4 22 (9.05%) Prototyping
5 19 (7.82%) Validation
6 18 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.41%) Physics
7 16 (6.58%) CAD
7 16 (6.58%) Project Management
8 15 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (6.17%) FPGA Design
9 11 (4.53%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (4.53%) TDD
10 10 (4.12%) Digital Signal Processing
10 10 (4.12%) SDLC
11 9 (3.70%) Asynchronous Programming
11 9 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
11 9 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 9 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (44.44%) C
2 54 (22.22%) C++
3 47 (19.34%) Embedded C
4 17 (7.00%) Python
5 15 (6.17%) MATLAB
6 14 (5.76%) C#
7 10 (4.12%) SQL
8 7 (2.88%) Assembly Language
8 7 (2.88%) Java
9 4 (1.65%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 113 (46.50%) Degree
2 13 (5.35%) HND
3 12 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.53%) PhD
5 10 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.47%) HNC
7 2 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) DO-160
2 7 (2.88%) QA
3 6 (2.47%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.65%) DO-254
5 3 (1.23%) MISRA
5 3 (1.23%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) ECSS
7 1 (0.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 40 (16.46%) Firmware
2 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Puppet
1 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (24.28%) EMC
2 10 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.47%) Xilinx
4 5 (2.06%) Progress
5 4 (1.65%) Citrix
5 4 (1.65%) NetApp
5 4 (1.65%) Oracle
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.65%) Splunk
5 4 (1.65%) VMware
6 3 (1.23%) Altera
6 3 (1.23%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Atmel
8 1 (0.41%) Cadence
8 1 (0.41%) PTC