Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 967 990 946
Rank change year-on-year +23 -44 +157
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 173 216 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 147 176 272
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £27,650 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,625 £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 152,660 172,531 179,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.04% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122,387 138,781 149,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £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% - +3.03%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics Engineer in the UK

Electronics Engineer
Top 14 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 14 December 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 +39 159 £45,000 +7.78% 110
UK excluding London +6 147 £45,000 +12.50% 116
South East +27 65 £42,500 +6.25% 33
London +65 25 £50,500 +12.22% 9
North of England +45 24 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Midlands +13 17 £43,000 -1.43% 15
Yorkshire +28 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +19 15 £52,500 +31.25% 17
East of England -3 14 £36,750 -8.13% 19
Scotland -4 12 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Midlands +36 10 £43,000 -2.82% 9
North West +21 8 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Midlands +10 7 £28,000 -33.13% 6
North East +6 1 £42,500 - 4

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 156 (90.17%) Electronics
2 73 (42.20%) C
2 73 (42.20%) Firmware
3 62 (35.84%) Manufacturing
4 61 (35.26%) Degree
5 39 (22.54%) Schematic Capture
6 38 (21.97%) Embedded C
7 37 (21.39%) EMC
7 37 (21.39%) Validation
8 33 (19.08%) Bluetooth
9 29 (16.76%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (14.45%) C++
11 24 (13.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 24 (13.87%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (13.29%) Marketing
13 19 (10.98%) VB
14 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
14 17 (9.83%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (9.25%) LabVIEW
15 16 (9.25%) QA
15 16 (9.25%) Windows
16 15 (8.67%) Python
16 15 (8.67%) GSM
16 15 (8.67%) FMEA
16 15 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (8.09%) Wireless
18 13 (7.51%) CAD
18 13 (7.51%) Physics
19 12 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
19 12 (6.94%) Atmel

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 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.62%) OrCAD
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.31%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.16%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.08%) Bluetooth
2 29 (16.76%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (8.67%) GSM
4 14 (8.09%) Wireless
5 10 (5.78%) Ethernet
6 8 (4.62%) ZigBee
7 6 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.89%) RS-485
9 3 (1.73%) Modbus
9 3 (1.73%) RS-232
10 2 (1.16%) Z-Wave
11 1 (0.58%) DHCP
11 1 (0.58%) DNS
11 1 (0.58%) Firewall
11 1 (0.58%) FTP
11 1 (0.58%) ICMP
11 1 (0.58%) Network Security
11 1 (0.58%) NFC
11 1 (0.58%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) RSpec
3 1 (0.58%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 156 (90.17%) Electronics
2 62 (35.84%) Manufacturing
3 23 (13.29%) Marketing
4 11 (6.36%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.05%) Games
7 5 (2.89%) Automotive
7 5 (2.89%) Finance
7 5 (2.89%) Military
8 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.16%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.58%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) CSS
1 1 (0.58%) Flash
1 1 (0.58%) HTML
1 1 (0.58%) mod_perl
1 1 (0.58%) QML
1 1 (0.58%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) Embedded Systems
1 24 (13.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (6.36%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.05%) VHDL
4 6 (3.47%) Smart Home
4 6 (3.47%) Verilog
5 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.31%) Optoelectronics
5 4 (2.31%) Robotics
5 4 (2.31%) SCADA
6 3 (1.73%) CPLD
7 2 (1.16%) Acoustics
7 2 (1.16%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.16%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) State Machine
8 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Windows
2 9 (5.20%) FreeRTOS
2 9 (5.20%) Linux
3 3 (1.73%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Schematic Capture
2 37 (21.39%) Validation
3 17 (9.83%) Collaborative Working
3 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
4 15 (8.67%) FMEA
4 15 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.51%) CAD
5 13 (7.51%) Physics
6 12 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (5.20%) Prototyping
8 8 (4.62%) IC Design
9 7 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (4.05%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.47%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (3.47%) Data Acquisition
10 6 (3.47%) Systems Engineering
11 5 (2.89%) Mechatronics
11 5 (2.89%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.89%) Signal Processing
12 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 73 (42.20%) C
2 38 (21.97%) Embedded C
3 25 (14.45%) C++
4 19 (10.98%) VB
5 15 (8.67%) Python
6 11 (6.36%) MATLAB
7 10 (5.78%) C#
8 6 (3.47%) Embedded C++
9 5 (2.89%) Tcl
10 4 (2.31%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.16%) Delphi
11 2 (1.16%) Fortran
11 2 (1.16%) Java
11 2 (1.16%) VBA
12 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) SQL
12 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (35.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) PhD
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.31%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.73%) HND
6 2 (1.16%) HNC
6 2 (1.16%) MPhil
6 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) DO-160
2 4 (2.31%) DO-254
3 2 (1.16%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.16%) JTAG
4 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.58%) MISRA
4 1 (0.58%) MISRA C
System Software
1 73 (42.20%) Firmware
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Ansible
1 1 (0.58%) Nagios
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) EMC
2 12 (6.94%) Atmel
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.31%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (1.73%) SAP
6 2 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (0.58%) Cadence
7 1 (0.58%) Dell
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) Solace
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter