Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 956 1018 978
Rank change year-on-year +62 -40 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 206 185 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 171 156 262
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +81 192 £45,000 +12.50% 115
UK excluding London +41 189 £45,000 +12.50% 114
South East +38 86 £45,000 +12.50% 36
South West +15 30 £49,000 +22.50% 16
Midlands +2 25 £45,000 +2.86% 20
West Midlands +30 22 £45,000 - 14
East of England 0 18 £47,500 +35.71% 14
London +44 17 £50,000 +11.11% 10
North of England +18 17 £45,000 +9.76% 19
Yorkshire +30 10 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Scotland 0 8 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North West +12 6 £45,000 +9.76% 10
Wales -7 5 £34,250 -10.23% 2
East Midlands -32 3 £31,000 -22.50% 5
North East -13 1 £35,000 - 5

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 177 (85.92%) Electronics
2 88 (42.72%) Firmware
3 75 (36.41%) C
4 64 (31.07%) Degree
5 54 (26.21%) Manufacturing
6 49 (23.79%) Schematic Capture
7 43 (20.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 38 (18.45%) Embedded C
9 35 (16.99%) EMC
10 34 (16.50%) Validation
11 27 (13.11%) C++
12 24 (11.65%) Software Engineering
13 22 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
14 21 (10.19%) Bluetooth
14 21 (10.19%) CAD
15 19 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (8.25%) Python
17 16 (7.77%) Automotive
17 16 (7.77%) Physics
17 16 (7.77%) Marketing
17 16 (7.77%) C#
17 16 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
18 15 (7.28%) Windows
18 15 (7.28%) Linux
18 15 (7.28%) Wireless
18 15 (7.28%) Aerospace
19 14 (6.80%) Xilinx
20 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
20 13 (6.31%) Finance
20 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared

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 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) OrCAD
2 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.46%) Simulink
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.19%) Bluetooth
2 15 (7.28%) Wireless
3 12 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (3.88%) GSM
5 6 (2.91%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.94%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.46%) RS-232
8 2 (0.97%) NFC
8 2 (0.97%) RS-485
8 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.97%) Z-Wave
9 1 (0.49%) Broadband
9 1 (0.49%) DHCP
9 1 (0.49%) DNS
9 1 (0.49%) Firewall
9 1 (0.49%) FTP
9 1 (0.49%) ICMP
9 1 (0.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.49%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) LabVIEW
2 8 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) RSpec
5 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 177 (85.92%) Electronics
2 54 (26.21%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.77%) Automotive
3 16 (7.77%) Marketing
4 15 (7.28%) Aerospace
5 13 (6.31%) Finance
6 7 (3.40%) Military
7 6 (2.91%) Games
7 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Avionics
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.49%) Flash
2 1 (0.49%) mod_perl
2 1 (0.49%) QML
2 1 (0.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 22 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (5.83%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.85%) VHDL
5 7 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Verilog
7 4 (1.94%) Acoustics
7 4 (1.94%) Robotics
8 3 (1.46%) SCADA
9 2 (0.97%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.97%) Optoelectronics
9 2 (0.97%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.49%) Life Science
10 1 (0.49%) PMI
10 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.28%) Linux
1 15 (7.28%) Windows
2 9 (4.37%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (0.49%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.79%) Schematic Capture
2 34 (16.50%) Validation
3 24 (11.65%) Software Engineering
4 21 (10.19%) CAD
5 19 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (7.77%) Physics
7 12 (5.83%) Prototyping
8 9 (4.37%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (4.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.37%) Project Management
8 9 (4.37%) Signal Processing
9 8 (3.88%) FMEA
9 8 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.88%) SysML
9 8 (3.88%) UML
10 6 (2.91%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (2.91%) Data Acquisition
10 6 (2.91%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.41%) C
2 38 (18.45%) Embedded C
3 27 (13.11%) C++
4 17 (8.25%) Python
5 16 (7.77%) C#
6 12 (5.83%) VB
7 10 (4.85%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.43%) Tcl
9 4 (1.94%) Delphi
9 4 (1.94%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.46%) Java
11 2 (0.97%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) Fortran
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) Perl
12 1 (0.49%) SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (31.07%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.37%) HND
4 4 (1.94%) PhD
5 3 (1.46%) HNC
5 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.97%) MPhil
7 1 (0.49%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) DO-178B
3 6 (2.91%) DO-254
3 6 (2.91%) MISRA
3 6 (2.91%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.43%) DO-160
4 5 (2.43%) IEC 61508
4 5 (2.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.97%) JTAG
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 88 (42.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) Nagios
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (16.99%) EMC
2 14 (6.80%) Xilinx
3 13 (6.31%) Altera
3 13 (6.31%) Atmel
4 5 (2.43%) Cadence
4 5 (2.43%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) Freescale
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.97%) F5
6 2 (0.97%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (0.97%) Twitter
7 1 (0.49%) Dell
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Intel
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.49%) Siemens
7 1 (0.49%) Solace