Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 312 267
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45 +34
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,601 1,846 2,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.07% 1.30%
As % of the General category 2.89% 2.59% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 1,492 1,932
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 55,377 71,258 70,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.13% 41.33% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41,601 55,376 56,238
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £84,825
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Electronics.

Salary trend for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Top 16 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 24 May 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 +11 1,497 £47,500 - 506
UK excluding London -3 1,359 £45,000 -5.26% 537
South East +39 466 £42,500 -5.56% 140
South West -22 395 £50,000 - 90
London +63 223 £55,000 +10.00% 30
North of England +18 182 £45,000 -7.22% 58
Midlands +43 126 £45,000 -2.70% 91
North West +29 121 £45,000 -10.00% 18
West Midlands +35 103 £45,000 - 57
East of England -34 100 £42,500 -10.53% 99
Scotland +22 58 £46,000 +15.00% 40
Yorkshire -6 49 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Wales +30 32 £42,500 +3.16% 15
East Midlands +31 23 £35,000 -30.00% 33
North East -1 12 £37,500 -16.67% 21
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 741 (46.28%) Manufacturing
2 724 (45.22%) Telecoms
3 670 (41.85%) Marketing
4 667 (41.66%) Finance
5 627 (39.16%) SAP
6 624 (38.98%) Digital Marketing
7 621 (38.79%) Programme Management
8 620 (38.73%) Business Intelligence
9 613 (38.29%) Degree
10 489 (30.54%) Software Engineering
11 419 (26.17%) C
12 414 (25.86%) C++
13 404 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
14 271 (16.93%) Linux
15 236 (14.74%) C#
16 234 (14.62%) Computer Science
17 230 (14.37%) Python
18 227 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
19 225 (14.05%) Microsoft
20 218 (13.62%) Java
21 209 (13.05%) SQL
22 205 (12.80%) JavaScript
23 189 (11.81%) Firmware
24 188 (11.74%) Test Automation
25 184 (11.49%) Security Cleared
26 178 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
27 170 (10.62%) Windows
28 153 (9.56%) Mathematics
29 146 (9.12%) SC Cleared
30 133 (8.31%) Scrum

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 26 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (1.19%) IIS
3 15 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 14 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.69%) Confluence
6 8 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.31%) CMS
8 3 (0.19%) Hyperledger
8 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.12%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.12%) Site Server
9 2 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.062%) Apache
10 1 (0.062%) JBoss
Applications
1 65 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (1.25%) Simulink
4 15 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
5 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.62%) Sketch
7 9 (0.56%) Figma
7 9 (0.56%) InVision
7 9 (0.56%) Marvel
7 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.44%) OrCAD
9 5 (0.31%) Windchill
10 4 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.19%) Mathcad
11 3 (0.19%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.19%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.062%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.12%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.062%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.062%) Primavera
2 1 (0.062%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.062%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 127 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (5.75%) SaaS
3 80 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (4.06%) Office 365
5 54 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.69%) Power Platform
7 22 (1.37%) GitHub
8 11 (0.69%) Heroku
8 11 (0.69%) IaaS
9 10 (0.62%) Serverless
10 9 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.50%) PaaS
12 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.25%) npm
14 2 (0.12%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.12%) BPaaS
14 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.87%) Ethernet
2 57 (3.56%) Bluetooth
3 54 (3.37%) Wireless
4 50 (3.12%) Wi-Fi
5 49 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 37 (2.31%) BIG-IP
6 37 (2.31%) IP Telephony
6 37 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
7 36 (2.25%) Internet
8 30 (1.87%) Firewall
8 30 (1.87%) GSM
9 26 (1.62%) NFC
10 21 (1.31%) RS-232
11 19 (1.19%) VoIP
12 17 (1.06%) RS-485
13 13 (0.81%) Broadband
14 12 (0.75%) Modbus
15 10 (0.62%) DNS
15 10 (0.62%) Skype
16 9 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.00%) Big Data
3 38 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 30 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.81%) Blockchain
7 27 (1.69%) Power BI
7 27 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.56%) MySQL
8 25 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.50%) Couchbase
9 24 (1.50%) Data Mining
10 23 (1.44%) QlikView
11 22 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
12 21 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 19 (1.19%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.00%) BigQuery
16 15 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 107 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.06%) JIRA
3 54 (3.37%) Selenium
4 40 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 32 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
6 31 (1.94%) LabVIEW
7 24 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 20 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 18 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.00%) Protractor
12 15 (0.94%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.87%) JUnit
13 14 (0.87%) Subversion
14 13 (0.81%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.56%) Vagrant
16 8 (0.50%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.50%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 741 (46.28%) Manufacturing
2 724 (45.22%) Telecoms
3 670 (41.85%) Marketing
4 667 (41.66%) Finance
5 107 (6.68%) Retail
6 52 (3.25%) Banking
7 45 (2.81%) Military
8 39 (2.44%) Automotive
9 36 (2.25%) Aerospace
10 33 (2.06%) Games
11 26 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.19%) Local Government
13 17 (1.06%) Law
14 11 (0.69%) German Language
14 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.44%) Advertising
15 7 (0.44%) Publishing
16 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 262 (16.36%) Software Engineer
2 243 (15.18%) Developer
3 199 (12.43%) Embedded Engineer
4 164 (10.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 144 (8.99%) Electronics Engineer
6 110 (6.87%) Analyst
7 94 (5.87%) Consultant
8 71 (4.43%) Design Engineer
9 65 (4.06%) Software Developer
10 59 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 58 (3.62%) C++ Software Engineer
11 58 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
12 56 (3.50%) Test Engineer
13 51 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 51 (3.19%) Support Engineer
14 49 (3.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
15 48 (3.00%) .NET Developer
16 45 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
17 44 (2.75%) Senior Electronics Engineer
18 43 (2.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (8.18%) .NET
2 109 (6.81%) HTML
3 99 (6.18%) CSS
4 87 (5.43%) AngularJS
5 76 (4.75%) React
6 62 (3.87%) ASP.NET
7 54 (3.37%) Web Services
8 53 (3.31%) jQuery
9 50 (3.12%) REST
10 48 (3.00%) HTML5
10 48 (3.00%) RESTful
11 47 (2.94%) Node.js
11 47 (2.94%) SOAP
12 41 (2.56%) JSON
13 37 (2.31%) Spring
14 34 (2.12%) CSS3
15 30 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (1.62%) Qt
18 24 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (8.24%) Algorithms
3 119 (7.43%) Embedded Systems
4 105 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
5 90 (5.62%) User Experience
6 71 (4.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 67 (4.18%) VHDL
8 66 (4.12%) Data Centre
9 55 (3.44%) Blog
10 48 (3.00%) Fintech
11 44 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
12 39 (2.44%) Driving Licence
13 34 (2.12%) Management Information System
14 27 (1.69%) Fibre Optics
15 26 (1.62%) Contactless
15 26 (1.62%) EMV
15 26 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
15 26 (1.62%) Smartcard
16 23 (1.44%) Internet of Things
16 23 (1.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 271 (16.93%) Linux
2 170 (10.62%) Windows
3 75 (4.68%) Unix
4 71 (4.43%) Android
5 65 (4.06%) Windows Server
6 33 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
7 26 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.00%) FreeRTOS
11 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) CentOS
14 3 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.19%) OpenWrt
14 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (38.98%) Digital Marketing
2 621 (38.79%) Programme Management
3 620 (38.73%) Business Intelligence
4 489 (30.54%) Software Engineering
5 404 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (14.62%) Computer Science
7 227 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
8 188 (11.74%) Test Automation
9 153 (9.56%) Mathematics
10 133 (8.31%) Scrum
11 119 (7.43%) Validation
12 115 (7.18%) TDD
13 107 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (5.87%) SDLC
15 84 (5.25%) Analytics
15 84 (5.25%) Project Management
16 78 (4.87%) OO
17 71 (4.43%) ITIL
18 66 (4.12%) Configuration Management
18 66 (4.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 419 (26.17%) C
2 414 (25.86%) C++
3 236 (14.74%) C#
4 230 (14.37%) Python
5 218 (13.62%) Java
6 209 (13.05%) SQL
7 205 (12.80%) JavaScript
8 107 (6.68%) Embedded C
9 65 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 62 (3.87%) Bash Shell
11 48 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.69%) Embedded C++
13 42 (2.62%) MATLAB
14 39 (2.44%) PHP
15 35 (2.19%) Kotlin
16 34 (2.12%) VB
17 29 (1.81%) Perl
18 23 (1.44%) Assembly Language
19 19 (1.19%) Go
20 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 613 (38.29%) Degree
2 184 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 146 (9.12%) SC Cleared
4 88 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 50 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (2.62%) MCSE
7 37 (2.31%) HNC
7 37 (2.31%) MCSA
8 28 (1.75%) HND
9 24 (1.50%) PhD
10 16 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
14 12 (0.75%) ISEB
15 11 (0.69%) APMP
16 10 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.50%) CCNA
17 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.81%) QA
2 52 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.50%) PMO
4 38 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 38 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 25 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 20 (1.25%) SLA
7 15 (0.94%) MISRA
8 9 (0.56%) ISO 26262
8 9 (0.56%) JTAG
9 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.44%) Def Stans
11 6 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.37%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.31%) DO-254
12 5 (0.31%) IEC 61131
12 5 (0.31%) IEC 62304
13 4 (0.25%) HMG Infosec
13 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 189 (11.81%) Firmware
2 68 (4.25%) Docker
3 48 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.81%) Active Directory
5 23 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (0.56%) vSphere
7 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.19%) GPFS
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.19%) XenApp
9 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.12%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.062%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.062%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (3.00%) SCCM
2 40 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 38 (2.37%) Kubernetes
4 33 (2.06%) Ansible
5 31 (1.94%) Terraform
6 24 (1.50%) SELinux
7 11 (0.69%) Puppet
8 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.62%) SCOM
9 8 (0.50%) Grafana
10 7 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.37%) Graphite
12 5 (0.31%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.25%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 627 (39.16%) SAP
2 225 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 91 (5.68%) EMC
4 84 (5.25%) VMware
5 77 (4.81%) Cisco
6 75 (4.68%) Oracle
7 49 (3.06%) HP
8 48 (3.00%) Google
9 44 (2.75%) F5
10 39 (2.44%) Aruba
11 37 (2.31%) Mitel
12 26 (1.62%) Hyperion
13 22 (1.37%) Tableau
14 18 (1.12%) Cadence
15 14 (0.87%) Adobe
16 11 (0.69%) Peregrine
16 11 (0.69%) Xamarin
17 10 (0.62%) Apple
17 10 (0.62%) McAfee
17 10 (0.62%) Xilinx