Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 266 301
Rank change year-on-year -41 +35 +76
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,837 2,197 2,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.30% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.59% 3.11% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 1,929 1,829
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 70,908 70,544 88,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 41.70% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55,187 56,172 72,015
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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 -50 1,748 £47,500 +5.56% 630
UK excluding London -22 1,573 £47,500 +11.76% 589
South West +13 535 £50,000 +14.94% 98
South East -21 410 £45,000 - 164
East of England -30 256 £47,500 -5.00% 142
London -124 232 £50,000 -13.79% 78
North of England -52 203 £48,500 +21.25% 68
North West -33 114 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Midlands -91 106 £46,250 +15.63% 80
West Midlands -78 76 £45,000 +28.57% 49
Yorkshire -14 56 £41,250 +3.13% 14
Scotland -29 48 £40,000 -11.11% 21
North East -10 33 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East Midlands -28 30 £50,000 +25.00% 31
Wales +12 15 £41,200 +14.44% 15

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 685 (37.29%) Manufacturing
2 662 (36.04%) Telecoms
3 628 (34.19%) Degree
4 613 (33.37%) Finance
5 604 (32.88%) Software Engineering
6 591 (32.17%) Marketing
7 582 (31.68%) Business Intelligence
8 581 (31.63%) SAP
9 563 (30.65%) Digital Marketing
10 562 (30.59%) Programme Management
11 505 (27.49%) C++
12 493 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
13 399 (21.72%) C
14 366 (19.92%) Computer Science
15 347 (18.89%) Java
16 343 (18.67%) C#
17 337 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
18 328 (17.86%) Python
19 267 (14.53%) Test Automation
20 260 (14.15%) Linux
21 256 (13.94%) JavaScript
22 250 (13.61%) TDD
23 224 (12.19%) BDD
24 212 (11.54%) Wireless
25 208 (11.32%) .NET
26 201 (10.94%) Big Data
27 200 (10.89%) JIRA
28 198 (10.78%) SQL
29 196 (10.67%) Mathematics
30 187 (10.18%) Firmware

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 67 (3.65%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.52%) Mule
3 24 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.25%) Mule ESB
5 19 (1.03%) JBoss
5 19 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 15 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 14 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 12 (0.65%) Confluence
9 11 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.38%) IIS
11 6 (0.33%) Apache
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.22%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (2.01%) Simulink
4 33 (1.80%) OrCAD
5 23 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.54%) Stateflow
9 8 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.27%) TargetLink
12 4 (0.22%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.16%) Mathcad
14 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.11%) PTC Creo
15 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (1.03%) Magento
2 7 (0.38%) LabWindows
3 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.054%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.054%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 140 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.05%) SaaS
4 30 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (1.31%) GitHub
6 17 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 16 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.65%) Office 365
9 6 (0.33%) IaaS
9 6 (0.33%) PaaS
10 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.27%) Bluemix
10 5 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.16%) npm
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 212 (11.54%) Wireless
2 61 (3.32%) Ethernet
3 57 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.89%) Internet
5 41 (2.23%) HTTP
6 34 (1.85%) NFC
7 30 (1.63%) DNS
8 29 (1.58%) Bluetooth
9 27 (1.47%) DHCP
10 23 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.14%) LTE
12 17 (0.93%) Firewall
12 17 (0.93%) IPv4
13 15 (0.82%) Broadband
13 15 (0.82%) IPv6
14 14 (0.76%) LAN
15 13 (0.71%) ZigBee
16 12 (0.65%) RS-232
16 12 (0.65%) WAN
17 11 (0.60%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (10.94%) Big Data
2 104 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 92 (5.01%) NoSQL
4 59 (3.21%) Hadoop
5 48 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 36 (1.96%) MySQL
7 35 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 29 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (1.47%) Power BI
10 25 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.20%) BigQuery
12 19 (1.03%) CouchDB
12 19 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
13 17 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 17 (0.93%) Impala
14 16 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 200 (10.89%) JIRA
2 114 (6.21%) Bitbucket
3 112 (6.10%) JUnit
4 107 (5.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 103 (5.61%) Calabash
6 102 (5.55%) fastlane
7 89 (4.84%) Git (software)
8 75 (4.08%) Gradle
9 68 (3.70%) Mockito
10 67 (3.65%) Android Studio
10 67 (3.65%) Visual Studio
11 44 (2.40%) LabVIEW
12 41 (2.23%) Jenkins
13 40 (2.18%) CocoaPods
14 34 (1.85%) TeamCity
15 28 (1.52%) Subversion
16 17 (0.93%) IntelliJ
17 15 (0.82%) Selenium
18 14 (0.76%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 685 (37.29%) Manufacturing
2 662 (36.04%) Telecoms
3 613 (33.37%) Finance
4 591 (32.17%) Marketing
5 105 (5.72%) Retail
6 92 (5.01%) Automotive
7 76 (4.14%) Aerospace
8 47 (2.56%) Banking
9 20 (1.09%) Military
10 13 (0.71%) Advertising
11 12 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.60%) Avionics
12 11 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
14 9 (0.49%) Games
15 8 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.33%) Publishing
17 5 (0.27%) Legal
18 4 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 456 (24.82%) Developer
2 305 (16.60%) Software Engineer
3 260 (14.15%) Electronics Engineer
4 174 (9.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 124 (6.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 123 (6.70%) Design Engineer
7 118 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 103 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 95 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 93 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 87 (4.74%) C++ Software Engineer
12 86 (4.68%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 84 (4.57%) Analyst
14 83 (4.52%) Java Developer
15 81 (4.41%) C# Developer
16 80 (4.35%) Android Developer
17 75 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
18 73 (3.97%) Graduate
19 67 (3.65%) Consultant
20 63 (3.43%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (11.32%) .NET
2 159 (8.66%) HTML
3 146 (7.95%) CSS
4 123 (6.70%) AngularJS
5 107 (5.82%) ASP.NET
6 83 (4.52%) REST
7 77 (4.19%) RESTful
8 75 (4.08%) jQuery
9 62 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (3.21%) HTML5
10 59 (3.21%) Web Services
11 56 (3.05%) XML
12 53 (2.89%) React
13 51 (2.78%) Spring
14 47 (2.56%) JSON
15 45 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (2.07%) SOAP
17 36 (1.96%) CSS3
17 36 (1.96%) Node.js
18 35 (1.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 366 (19.92%) Computer Science
2 180 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (9.58%) User Experience
4 118 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
5 100 (5.44%) Embedded Systems
6 93 (5.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 84 (4.57%) Algorithms
8 71 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (2.56%) Robotics
10 39 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 38 (2.07%) VHDL
12 27 (1.47%) Fintech
12 27 (1.47%) Internet of Things
13 25 (1.36%) Contactless
13 25 (1.36%) Smartcard
14 24 (1.31%) Clustering
14 24 (1.31%) EMV
14 24 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
15 23 (1.25%) Device Driver
15 23 (1.25%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 260 (14.15%) Linux
2 142 (7.73%) Windows
3 117 (6.37%) Android
4 69 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (1.47%) Unix
7 25 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.98%) Solaris
8 18 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.76%) FreeRTOS
11 13 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.60%) SafeRTOS
14 10 (0.54%) Robot Operating System
14 10 (0.54%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (32.88%) Software Engineering
2 582 (31.68%) Business Intelligence
3 563 (30.65%) Digital Marketing
4 562 (30.59%) Programme Management
5 493 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
6 337 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
7 267 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 250 (13.61%) TDD
9 224 (12.19%) BDD
10 196 (10.67%) Mathematics
11 176 (9.58%) Scrum
12 125 (6.80%) Physics
13 119 (6.48%) Machine Learning
14 113 (6.15%) Project Management
15 107 (5.82%) Validation
16 104 (5.66%) MVC
17 101 (5.50%) OO
18 96 (5.23%) DevOps
19 93 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
20 90 (4.90%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 505 (27.49%) C++
2 399 (21.72%) C
3 347 (18.89%) Java
4 343 (18.67%) C#
5 328 (17.86%) Python
6 256 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 198 (10.78%) SQL
8 160 (8.71%) Embedded C
9 63 (3.43%) MATLAB
10 57 (3.10%) Embedded C++
11 53 (2.89%) Perl
12 46 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 46 (2.50%) PHP
13 40 (2.18%) Ruby
14 38 (2.07%) Go
15 37 (2.01%) Assembly Language
16 36 (1.96%) Shell Script
17 35 (1.91%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 628 (34.19%) Degree
2 120 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 62 (3.38%) PhD
5 56 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 37 (2.01%) HND
7 25 (1.36%) HNC
8 21 (1.14%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.60%) CCNA
11 11 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.54%) A+ Certification
12 10 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.49%) MCDST
14 8 (0.44%) CCNP
14 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.38%) RHCE
16 6 (0.33%) MCSE
16 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.77%) QA
2 25 (1.36%) MISRA
3 22 (1.20%) IEC 61508
4 21 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.03%) SLA
6 18 (0.98%) GCP
7 16 (0.87%) ISO 13485
8 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.60%) ISO 15765
10 10 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.54%) DO-178B
11 9 (0.49%) Def Stans
11 9 (0.49%) DO-160
12 8 (0.44%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.38%) MISRA C
14 6 (0.33%) IEC 62304
14 6 (0.33%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.27%) ECSS
15 5 (0.27%) HAZOP
15 5 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 187 (10.18%) Firmware
2 62 (3.38%) Docker
3 40 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 11 (0.60%) XenApp
7 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
10 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.054%) HDFS
11 1 (0.054%) pfSense
11 1 (0.054%) Samba
Systems Management
1 65 (3.54%) HockeyApp
2 54 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 51 (2.78%) Ansible
4 18 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.82%) Puppet
6 8 (0.44%) Terraform
7 7 (0.38%) SCCM
8 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.22%) Marathon
9 4 (0.22%) Mesos
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.22%) rkt
10 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.11%) Cacti
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.11%) Nagios
11 2 (0.11%) SELinux
11 2 (0.11%) WSUS
12 1 (0.054%) Salt
Vendors
1 581 (31.63%) SAP
2 160 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 135 (7.35%) Atlassian
4 73 (3.97%) EMC
5 68 (3.70%) Oracle
6 51 (2.78%) Google
7 41 (2.23%) Apple
8 39 (2.12%) VMware
9 32 (1.74%) Xilinx
10 30 (1.63%) Cisco
11 28 (1.52%) Altera
12 24 (1.31%) Hyperion
13 23 (1.25%) Citrix
14 21 (1.14%) Tableau
15 14 (0.76%) HP
16 13 (0.71%) F5
16 13 (0.71%) Juniper
17 12 (0.65%) NetApp
17 12 (0.65%) Red Hat
18 11 (0.60%) IBM