Period
to 25 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 262 357 296
Rank change year-on-year +95 -61 +17
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,496 571 1,617
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.81% 1.12%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.50% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 460 1,282
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,188 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63,616 38,033 81,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.57% 53.76% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40,191 29,673 61,955
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Electronics.

Salary trend for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Electronics over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2021. 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 +108 1,372 £57,500 +15.00% 572
UK excluding London +73 947 £48,500 -3.00% 555
London +84 388 £80,000 +48.15% 68
Work from Home -81 280 £62,500 +31.58% 71
South West +20 272 £48,500 -11.82% 68
South East +57 268 £45,000 -5.26% 159
East of England +88 226 £60,000 +41.18% 122
North of England -68 58 £55,000 +12.82% 83
Midlands -67 54 £50,000 +11.11% 67
Scotland -64 42 £55,000 +4.76% 40
West Midlands -64 40 £50,000 +11.11% 45
North West -46 34 £55,000 -4.35% 45
Yorkshire -63 19 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Northern Ireland -23 15 £34,000 -32.00%
East Midlands -38 14 £50,000 - 22
Wales -7 12 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North East - 5 £60,000 - 11

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Electronics.

1 799 (53.41%) Manufacturing
2 758 (50.67%) Marketing
3 747 (49.93%) Finance
4 744 (49.73%) Telecoms
5 721 (48.20%) Business Intelligence
6 718 (47.99%) Digital Marketing
7 714 (47.73%) Programme Management
8 711 (47.53%) SAP
8 711 (47.53%) Public Sector
9 465 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
10 423 (28.28%) Degree
11 367 (24.53%) Software Engineering
12 316 (21.12%) Social Skills
13 291 (19.45%) Python
14 275 (18.38%) C++
15 263 (17.58%) Linux
16 258 (17.25%) C
17 212 (14.17%) Computer Science
18 209 (13.97%) DevOps
19 196 (13.10%) Azure
20 193 (12.90%) JavaScript
21 190 (12.70%) C#
22 182 (12.17%) Microsoft
22 182 (12.17%) Scrum
23 165 (11.03%) Firmware
24 153 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
25 151 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
26 141 (9.43%) Java
27 130 (8.69%) Windows
28 128 (8.56%) .NET

Electronics
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 32 (2.14%) Confluence
2 20 (1.34%) CMS
2 20 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.67%) JBoss
5 9 (0.60%) Apache
5 9 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.60%) Mule
5 9 (0.60%) Mule ESB
6 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Fuse
7 7 (0.47%) nginx
7 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.33%) IIS
9 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (4.28%) Simulink
2 25 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.53%) OrCAD
5 6 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.33%) Fusion 360
6 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) Zemax
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.20%) Figma
8 3 (0.20%) Sketch
9 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.13%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.067%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Social Studio
4 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.067%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 196 (13.10%) Azure
2 127 (8.49%) AWS
3 96 (6.42%) GCP
4 79 (5.28%) SaaS
5 42 (2.81%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (1.14%) Serverless
7 15 (1.00%) GitHub
7 15 (1.00%) Power Platform
8 14 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.67%) Amazon Alexa
10 10 (0.67%) Azure Sentinel
11 9 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.60%) Kong
12 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.47%) Amazon Cognito
13 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.47%) Heroku
13 7 (0.47%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.87%) Firewall
2 41 (2.74%) Ethernet
2 41 (2.74%) Internet
3 37 (2.47%) RS-485
4 34 (2.27%) Wireless
5 33 (2.21%) Modbus
5 33 (2.21%) VPN
6 30 (2.01%) RS-422
7 27 (1.80%) Software-Defined Radio
8 24 (1.60%) Bluetooth
8 24 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (1.40%) WAN
10 20 (1.34%) Network Security
11 18 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (1.20%) ZigBee
12 16 (1.07%) BGP
12 16 (1.07%) OSPF
13 15 (1.00%) DNS
13 15 (1.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (0.87%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 29 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 28 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.67%) MySQL
7 22 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.20%) Big Data
10 16 (1.07%) QlikView
11 15 (1.00%) Power BI
12 14 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.47%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.40%) Hadoop
17 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
18 4 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
18 4 (0.27%) Redis
18 4 (0.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 87 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 85 (5.68%) JIRA
3 50 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 24 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.54%) JUnit
7 21 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 21 (1.40%) IntelliJ
8 20 (1.34%) Selenium
9 19 (1.27%) GCC
10 16 (1.07%) Cypress.io
11 14 (0.94%) Maven
11 14 (0.94%) Rational Team Concert
12 13 (0.87%) gulp
12 13 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (0.80%) CircleCI
14 11 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.67%) Postman
16 8 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 799 (53.41%) Manufacturing
2 758 (50.67%) Marketing
3 747 (49.93%) Finance
4 744 (49.73%) Telecoms
5 711 (47.53%) Public Sector
6 316 (21.12%) Social Skills
7 94 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (4.48%) Games
9 61 (4.08%) Retail
10 41 (2.74%) Influencing Skills
11 28 (1.87%) Automotive
11 28 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
12 25 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
13 23 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
14 22 (1.47%) Legal
15 21 (1.40%) Law
16 19 (1.27%) Avionics
17 15 (1.00%) Military
18 14 (0.94%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (17.78%) Developer
2 224 (14.97%) Software Engineer
3 141 (9.43%) Electronics Engineer
4 118 (7.89%) Design Engineer
5 111 (7.42%) Embedded Engineer
6 105 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 87 (5.82%) Senior Developer
8 79 (5.28%) Software Developer
9 77 (5.15%) Architect
10 75 (5.01%) Analyst
11 61 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 50 (3.34%) Senior Software Engineer
13 49 (3.28%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 49 (3.28%) Java Developer
14 48 (3.21%) Consultant
15 46 (3.07%) Project Manager
16 45 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
16 45 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 39 (2.61%) Development Engineer
18 38 (2.54%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.56%) .NET
2 95 (6.35%) React
3 87 (5.82%) AngularJS
4 78 (5.21%) HTML
5 71 (4.75%) CSS
6 61 (4.08%) REST
7 52 (3.48%) ASP.NET
8 46 (3.07%) .NET Core
9 40 (2.67%) Web Services
10 29 (1.94%) Spring
11 28 (1.87%) Node.js
12 27 (1.80%) Yocto
13 25 (1.67%) .NET Framework
13 25 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (1.67%) jQuery
14 24 (1.60%) Redux
15 23 (1.54%) SOAP
15 23 (1.54%) XML
16 20 (1.34%) OAuth
16 20 (1.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.95%) Algorithms
2 71 (4.75%) User Experience
3 64 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
4 62 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
5 43 (2.87%) Cloud Native
6 40 (2.67%) Analogue Electronics
7 36 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 32 (2.14%) VHDL
9 30 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
11 24 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.60%) Smart City
12 21 (1.40%) Internet of Things
13 17 (1.14%) Acoustics
14 15 (1.00%) Smart Home
14 15 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
15 14 (0.94%) CAN bus
15 14 (0.94%) iPad
15 14 (0.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 263 (17.58%) Linux
2 130 (8.69%) Windows
3 62 (4.14%) Unix
4 52 (3.48%) Android
5 45 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
6 31 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.67%) CentOS
8 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (0.47%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
11 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
13 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.27%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.20%) VMS
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (48.20%) Business Intelligence
2 718 (47.99%) Digital Marketing
3 714 (47.73%) Programme Management
4 465 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
5 367 (24.53%) Software Engineering
6 212 (14.17%) Computer Science
7 209 (13.97%) DevOps
8 182 (12.17%) Scrum
9 153 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
10 151 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
11 122 (8.16%) Validation
12 115 (7.69%) SDLC
13 111 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 107 (7.15%) Software Testing
14 107 (7.15%) TDD
15 102 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
16 93 (6.22%) Test Automation
17 92 (6.15%) Microservices
18 90 (6.02%) Project Management
19 85 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (19.45%) Python
2 275 (18.38%) C++
3 258 (17.25%) C
4 193 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 190 (12.70%) C#
6 141 (9.43%) Java
7 118 (7.89%) SQL
8 85 (5.68%) Go
9 78 (5.21%) MATLAB
10 74 (4.95%) TypeScript
11 57 (3.81%) Embedded C
12 50 (3.34%) Embedded C++
13 43 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 28 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.74%) Ada
16 23 (1.54%) Perl
17 19 (1.27%) VB.NET
18 18 (1.20%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.14%) Bash Shell
20 15 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 423 (28.28%) Degree
2 118 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 90 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 83 (5.55%) Master's Degree
5 50 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.40%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.27%) HNC
7 19 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.80%) CCNP
9 12 (0.80%) PhD
10 11 (0.74%) HND
11 8 (0.53%) CCSA
11 8 (0.53%) CISM
11 8 (0.53%) CISSP
11 8 (0.53%) GCIA
11 8 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.48%) QA
2 44 (2.94%) GDPR
2 44 (2.94%) NIST
3 37 (2.47%) MISRA
4 34 (2.27%) Def Stans
5 20 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.80%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.33%) JTAG
10 4 (0.27%) DO-254
10 4 (0.27%) ISO 26262
10 4 (0.27%) MISRA C
10 4 (0.27%) OASIS TOSCA
10 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.20%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.20%) HAZOP
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 165 (11.03%) Firmware
2 110 (7.35%) Docker
3 43 (2.87%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.47%) Snort
5 7 (0.47%) Squid
6 4 (0.27%) KVM
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.27%) vSphere
7 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 85 (5.68%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.41%) Terraform
3 34 (2.27%) Ansible
4 12 (0.80%) Puppet
5 11 (0.74%) Suricata
6 10 (0.67%) Nessus
7 9 (0.60%) Argo
7 9 (0.60%) Istio
7 9 (0.60%) Knative
7 9 (0.60%) linkerd
8 7 (0.47%) Nexpose
9 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.27%) CASB
11 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.13%) Rancher
12 2 (0.13%) SCCM
12 2 (0.13%) SELinux
12 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 711 (47.53%) SAP
2 182 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 99 (6.62%) Instagram
4 91 (6.08%) Google
5 80 (5.35%) EMC
6 45 (3.01%) Cisco
7 40 (2.67%) Oracle
8 33 (2.21%) IBM
9 28 (1.87%) VMware
10 22 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.14%) CyberArk
11 17 (1.14%) ForgeRock
12 15 (1.00%) LogRhythm
12 15 (1.00%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.94%) F5
14 13 (0.87%) Infor
14 13 (0.87%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.74%) Splunk
15 11 (0.74%) Xilinx