Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 299 291
Rank change year-on-year +76 -8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 909 1,385 1,805
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.74% 2.76% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1,136 1,478
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,200 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -2.17%

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 24,295 50,204 62,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.94% 39.82% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18,822 38,408 48,452
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,257
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +63 838 £50,000 - 406
UK excluding London +22 646 £47,500 - 390
London +238 204 £60,000 - 64
South East +31 200 £50,000 -4.76% 107
South West -7 192 £47,500 +2.15% 56
Work from Home -23 127 £50,000 -15.12% 42
North of England +88 76 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Midlands +28 68 £46,000 +2.22% 46
East of England +20 59 £50,000 +17.65% 81
West Midlands +15 43 £42,500 -5.56% 22
North West +77 42 £55,000 - 26
Scotland +63 34 £45,000 -10.00% 35
Yorkshire +47 30 £50,000 +33.33% 14
East Midlands +50 25 £49,000 +22.50% 24
Wales +36 12 £41,000 +2.50% 13
Northern Ireland +18 5 £42,000 +2.44% 4
North East +26 4 £45,000 +2.86% 8

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 491 (54.02%) Manufacturing
2 454 (49.94%) Marketing
3 447 (49.17%) Finance
4 440 (48.40%) Telecoms
5 430 (47.30%) Programme Management
6 429 (47.19%) SAP
6 429 (47.19%) Business Intelligence
6 429 (47.19%) Digital Marketing
7 428 (47.08%) Public Sector
8 222 (24.42%) Degree
9 208 (22.88%) Software Engineering
10 191 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
11 189 (20.79%) C++
12 175 (19.25%) C
13 173 (19.03%) Linux
14 153 (16.83%) Python
15 114 (12.54%) Computer Science
16 109 (11.99%) JavaScript
17 101 (11.11%) Azure
18 99 (10.89%) C#
19 96 (10.56%) Java
19 96 (10.56%) Scrum
20 90 (9.90%) Windows
21 88 (9.68%) Firmware
22 87 (9.57%) Microsoft
22 87 (9.57%) DevOps
23 86 (9.46%) Security Cleared
24 83 (9.13%) Git (software)
25 78 (8.58%) Validation
26 74 (8.14%) Test Automation

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 27 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.54%) CMS
3 14 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.43%) Mule
4 13 (1.43%) Red Hat Fuse
5 12 (1.32%) Mule ESB
6 10 (1.10%) JBoss
6 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.99%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.99%) WordPress
8 8 (0.88%) Confluence
9 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.77%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.44%) Apache
10 4 (0.44%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.33%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.54%) Simulink
2 14 (1.54%) Zeplin
3 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.99%) OrCAD
4 6 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.44%) Fusion 360
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.33%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.11%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.11%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.11%) Maya
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.33%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.11%) Azure
2 68 (7.48%) AWS
3 62 (6.82%) SaaS
4 34 (3.74%) GCP
5 32 (3.52%) Office 365
6 12 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.21%) Serverless
8 8 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.88%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.55%) GitHub
9 5 (0.55%) PaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.44%) Trello
11 3 (0.33%) AWS IoT
11 3 (0.33%) Firebase
11 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.33%) IaaS
11 3 (0.33%) npm
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.51%) Ethernet
2 31 (3.41%) Internet
3 24 (2.64%) Bluetooth
3 24 (2.64%) Firewall
4 22 (2.42%) RS-485
5 21 (2.31%) DNS
5 21 (2.31%) Wireless
6 20 (2.20%) RS-232
7 18 (1.98%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.65%) VLAN
8 15 (1.65%) WAN
9 14 (1.54%) VPN
10 13 (1.43%) 4G
10 13 (1.43%) Software-Defined Radio
11 11 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.10%) 3G
13 9 (0.99%) BGP
13 9 (0.99%) OSPF
13 9 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
13 9 (0.99%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 28 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 28 (3.08%) MySQL
4 16 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.21%) Big Data
7 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.88%) Power BI
9 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.55%) Redis
11 4 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.44%) Looker
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 83 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.17%) JIRA
3 20 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 19 (2.09%) Subversion
5 18 (1.98%) LabVIEW
6 15 (1.65%) Eclipse
6 15 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.65%) Maven
6 15 (1.65%) Postman
7 14 (1.54%) GitLab
7 14 (1.54%) Grunt
7 14 (1.54%) gulp
7 14 (1.54%) JUnit
8 13 (1.43%) IntelliJ
9 12 (1.32%) Fiddler
9 12 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.77%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.77%) GCC
10 7 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 491 (54.02%) Manufacturing
2 454 (49.94%) Marketing
3 447 (49.17%) Finance
4 440 (48.40%) Telecoms
5 428 (47.08%) Public Sector
6 34 (3.74%) Automotive
7 31 (3.41%) Retail
8 26 (2.86%) Aerospace
9 21 (2.31%) Games
10 19 (2.09%) Advertising
11 16 (1.76%) Banking
12 10 (1.10%) Law
13 9 (0.99%) Legal
13 9 (0.99%) Military
14 8 (0.88%) Publishing
15 7 (0.77%) Local Government
16 3 (0.33%) German Language
16 3 (0.33%) Social Housing
17 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 180 (19.80%) Developer
2 124 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 106 (11.66%) Electronics Engineer
4 78 (8.58%) Embedded Engineer
5 65 (7.15%) Design Engineer
6 64 (7.04%) Consultant
7 53 (5.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 51 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 50 (5.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 44 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 36 (3.96%) Analyst
12 35 (3.85%) Software Developer
13 33 (3.63%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 32 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (3.52%) Junior
14 32 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
15 29 (3.19%) Administrator
15 29 (3.19%) Architect
15 29 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
16 28 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.70%) CSS
2 64 (7.04%) HTML
3 60 (6.60%) AngularJS
3 60 (6.60%) REST
4 48 (5.28%) .NET
5 38 (4.18%) SOAP
6 33 (3.63%) React
7 29 (3.19%) RESTful
8 26 (2.86%) JSON
8 26 (2.86%) Spring
9 23 (2.53%) .NET Core
10 22 (2.42%) HTML5
10 22 (2.42%) Sass
11 21 (2.31%) ASP.NET
11 21 (2.31%) Web Services
12 19 (2.09%) XML
13 18 (1.98%) Angular 2
13 18 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.98%) LESS
13 18 (1.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.94%) Algorithms
3 51 (5.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 47 (5.17%) User Experience
5 44 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
6 37 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (3.30%) Blog
8 29 (3.19%) Analogue Electronics
9 26 (2.86%) VHDL
10 19 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.76%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.65%) Internet of Things
12 15 (1.65%) State Machine
12 15 (1.65%) Verilog
13 13 (1.43%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.43%) Wiki
14 12 (1.32%) Acoustics
14 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.21%) Private Cloud
16 10 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 173 (19.03%) Linux
2 90 (9.90%) Windows
3 29 (3.19%) Unix
4 27 (2.97%) Android
5 24 (2.64%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.76%) CentOS
8 14 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (47.30%) Programme Management
2 429 (47.19%) Business Intelligence
2 429 (47.19%) Digital Marketing
3 208 (22.88%) Software Engineering
4 191 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (12.54%) Computer Science
6 96 (10.56%) Scrum
7 87 (9.57%) DevOps
8 78 (8.58%) Validation
9 74 (8.14%) Test Automation
10 62 (6.82%) Mathematics
11 60 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
13 58 (6.38%) Project Management
14 46 (5.06%) Kanban
14 46 (5.06%) Mentoring
15 42 (4.62%) TDD
16 40 (4.40%) Prototyping
17 38 (4.18%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 189 (20.79%) C++
2 175 (19.25%) C
3 153 (16.83%) Python
4 109 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 99 (10.89%) C#
6 96 (10.56%) Java
7 57 (6.27%) SQL
8 51 (5.61%) Embedded C
9 39 (4.29%) MATLAB
10 34 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.75%) TypeScript
12 17 (1.87%) Apex Code
12 17 (1.87%) Rust
13 15 (1.65%) PHP
13 15 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.32%) Assembly Language
15 11 (1.21%) Go
16 10 (1.10%) Perl
17 9 (0.99%) Embedded C++
18 8 (0.88%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 222 (24.42%) Degree
2 86 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 56 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (2.09%) PhD
6 16 (1.76%) Master's Degree
7 15 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.54%) MCSA
9 10 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.88%) MCSE
10 8 (0.88%) SANS
11 7 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (0.77%) MCITP
12 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.33%) CEH
13 3 (0.33%) HNC
13 3 (0.33%) HND
14 2 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.40%) QA
2 20 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.54%) GDPR
4 11 (1.21%) ISO 26262
4 11 (1.21%) MISRA
5 9 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (0.88%) ISO 13485
7 7 (0.77%) NIST
7 7 (0.77%) OASIS TOSCA
7 7 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.66%) MISRA C
9 5 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.55%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.55%) IEC 62304
9 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.55%) PMO
10 4 (0.44%) JTAG
11 3 (0.33%) DO-254
12 2 (0.22%) ARP4754
System Software
1 88 (9.68%) Firmware
2 48 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 44 (4.84%) Docker
4 12 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.10%) KVM
6 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) iptables
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.53%) Terraform
3 21 (2.31%) Puppet
4 16 (1.76%) Ansible
5 8 (0.88%) QRadar
6 7 (0.77%) Grafana
6 7 (0.77%) Packer
6 7 (0.77%) Prometheus
6 7 (0.77%) WSUS
7 6 (0.66%) SCCM
8 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.55%) Sonobuoy
9 4 (0.44%) Istio
9 4 (0.44%) SELinux
10 3 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.22%) Kibana
12 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 429 (47.19%) SAP
2 87 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.06%) EMC
4 30 (3.30%) Cisco
5 29 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.31%) Google
6 21 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.20%) VMware
7 20 (2.20%) Xilinx
8 16 (1.76%) Twitter
8 16 (1.76%) Xamarin
9 14 (1.54%) IBM
9 14 (1.54%) Oracle
10 13 (1.43%) Dell
10 13 (1.43%) Intel
10 13 (1.43%) Sophos
11 11 (1.21%) CyberArk
12 10 (1.10%) Agilent
12 10 (1.10%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.10%) Splunk