Electronics Jobs

Electronics
UK

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 cited Electronics over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 187 244 296
Rank change year-on-year +57 +52 -26
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,503 1,251 2,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.48% 1.39%
As % of the General category 2.61% 2.24% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 691 1,142
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,250 £38,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,343 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +3.88% -2.06%

All General Skills
UK

Electronics falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57,553 55,858 120,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.56% 66.22% 67.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36,571 34,073 55,472
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,200 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,199 £42,750 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,627 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Top 18 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 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +45 1,374 £50,000 +1.33% 772
England +61 1,328 £52,500 +5.00% 761
South East -4 394 £47,500 -9.52% 255
Work from Home -21 371 £55,000 +4.76% 171
East of England +28 235 £60,000 -7.69% 128
South West +48 208 £47,500 -5.00% 128
North of England +44 198 £50,000 +17.65% 119
Midlands +24 188 £50,000 +25.00% 127
North West +51 127 £47,500 - 76
West Midlands +5 118 £57,500 +9.52% 74
London -18 92 £60,000 +23.24% 80
East Midlands +20 70 £42,500 +13.33% 48
Scotland -44 63 £57,500 +27.78% 39
Yorkshire +1 56 £50,000 +25.00% 29
Wales +53 46 £50,000 -11.11% 36
Northern Ireland - 34 £35,000 - 5
North East -15 15 £56,000 +47.37% 16
Isle of Man - 8 £45,000 -

Electronics
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.46%) Apache
3 14 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.80%) Confluence
5 10 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (0.60%) CMS
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Exchange
8 7 (0.47%) Kinematics
9 6 (0.40%) nginx
10 3 (0.20%) IIS
10 3 (0.20%) Moodle
11 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (3.46%) Simulink
2 41 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.80%) OrCAD
6 9 (0.60%) GNU Octave
7 8 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.47%) Stateflow
9 6 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.20%) Windchill
12 2 (0.13%) Blender
12 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.13%) Fusion 360
12 2 (0.13%) Houdini
12 2 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.067%) CANalyzer
13 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.33%) Salesforce CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.067%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.067%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.067%) Primavera
4 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.79%) AWS
2 53 (3.53%) Azure
3 43 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 24 (1.60%) GitHub
6 18 (1.20%) GCP
7 16 (1.06%) Power Platform
8 15 (1.00%) OneDrive
9 12 (0.80%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (0.53%) SaaS
11 7 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.40%) GitHub Actions
12 6 (0.40%) PaaS
13 5 (0.33%) Entra ID
14 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Purview
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon MSK
15 3 (0.20%) AWS IoT
16 2 (0.13%) AWS Direct Connect
16 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.13%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.99%) Wireless
2 56 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 55 (3.66%) Ethernet
4 50 (3.33%) Bluetooth
5 45 (2.99%) RS-232
6 43 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (2.13%) Internet
8 27 (1.80%) 5G
8 27 (1.80%) WAN
9 25 (1.66%) SD-WAN
10 19 (1.26%) ZigBee
11 18 (1.20%) HTTP
12 17 (1.13%) Modbus
13 16 (1.06%) LTE
13 16 (1.06%) RS-485
14 13 (0.86%) Firewall
15 12 (0.80%) DVB
15 12 (0.80%) OFDM
16 11 (0.73%) J1939
16 11 (0.73%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (2.59%) Redis
3 30 (2.00%) DynamoDB
4 28 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 27 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
6 15 (1.00%) Big Data
6 15 (1.00%) Power BI
7 14 (0.93%) SQL Server
8 10 (0.67%) Apache Hive
8 10 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.67%) Presto
9 8 (0.53%) MySQL
10 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.40%) GIS
11 6 (0.40%) Tableau
12 5 (0.33%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.20%) Flink
14 3 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 103 (6.85%) Git
2 52 (3.46%) LabVIEW
3 45 (2.99%) JIRA
4 36 (2.40%) Subversion
5 31 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 30 (2.00%) Gatling
7 29 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.33%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.33%) GitLab
11 5 (0.33%) Maven
12 4 (0.27%) CANoe
12 4 (0.27%) Plastic SCM
12 4 (0.27%) Rational Team Concert
12 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.27%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.20%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.20%) Postman
General
1 394 (26.21%) Manufacturing
2 383 (25.48%) Social Skills
3 212 (14.11%) Finance
4 208 (13.84%) Telecoms
5 199 (13.24%) Marketing
6 191 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
7 167 (11.11%) Automotive
8 164 (10.91%) Aerospace
9 148 (9.85%) Public Sector
10 48 (3.19%) Military
11 42 (2.79%) Retail
12 30 (2.00%) Billing
13 28 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
14 24 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
15 22 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 22 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (1.40%) Games
17 18 (1.20%) Police
18 15 (1.00%) Publishing
19 13 (0.86%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 434 (28.88%) Software Engineer
2 281 (18.70%) Embedded Engineer
3 221 (14.70%) Senior
4 210 (13.97%) Electronics Engineer
5 206 (13.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 158 (10.51%) Hardware Engineer
7 124 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
8 82 (5.46%) Developer
9 74 (4.92%) Lead
10 60 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
11 57 (3.79%) Design Engineer
11 57 (3.79%) Senior Embedded Engineer
12 55 (3.66%) Graduate
13 54 (3.59%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
14 53 (3.53%) Support Engineer
14 53 (3.53%) Test Engineer
15 50 (3.33%) Technical Support
16 48 (3.19%) Senior Hardware Engineer
17 46 (3.06%) Firmware Engineer
17 46 (3.06%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.99%) .NET
2 55 (3.66%) HTML
3 43 (2.86%) Web Services
4 37 (2.46%) http4s
5 32 (2.13%) REST
6 30 (2.00%) GraphQL
7 27 (1.80%) Lambda Expressions
7 27 (1.80%) Scalaz
8 26 (1.73%) .NET Framework
9 25 (1.66%) XML
10 23 (1.53%) CSS
11 21 (1.40%) React
12 20 (1.33%) Qt
13 17 (1.13%) Yocto
14 15 (1.00%) AngularJS
14 15 (1.00%) Flask
15 13 (0.86%) Django
16 12 (0.80%) JSON
16 12 (0.80%) WPF
17 11 (0.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.98%) Embedded Systems
2 116 (7.72%) IoT
3 84 (5.59%) FPGA
4 83 (5.52%) Robotics
5 75 (4.99%) Algorithms
5 75 (4.99%) Analogue Electronics
6 69 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (3.59%) VHDL
8 49 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.13%) Blog
10 31 (2.06%) Distributed Systems
11 30 (2.00%) Driving Licence
11 30 (2.00%) Media Streaming
12 29 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
13 24 (1.60%) ARM Cortex
14 21 (1.40%) Acoustics
15 20 (1.33%) Device Driver
16 17 (1.13%) Renewable Energy
17 15 (1.00%) GNSS
17 15 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (14.04%) Linux
2 149 (9.91%) Windows
3 54 (3.59%) Embedded Linux
4 25 (1.66%) FreeRTOS
5 20 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.20%) Android
7 17 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.67%) VMS
11 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.53%) Unix
12 5 (0.33%) ThreadX
13 4 (0.27%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.067%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (36.53%) Software Engineering
2 261 (17.37%) Computer Science
3 245 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
4 173 (11.51%) Agile
5 153 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
6 147 (9.78%) Digital Marketing
7 146 (9.71%) Programme Management
8 124 (8.25%) Validation
9 114 (7.58%) Software Testing
10 104 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 101 (6.72%) Project Management
12 95 (6.32%) Systems Engineering
13 84 (5.59%) Customer Requirements
14 82 (5.46%) Test Automation
15 77 (5.12%) DevOps
16 74 (4.92%) Physics
17 68 (4.52%) Mathematics
18 65 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 65 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (3.73%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 396 (26.35%) C
2 269 (17.90%) C++
3 209 (13.91%) Python
4 139 (9.25%) C#
5 103 (6.85%) Embedded C
6 86 (5.72%) MATLAB
7 82 (5.46%) Java
8 78 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 47 (3.13%) SQL
10 42 (2.79%) Scala
11 35 (2.33%) Embedded C++
12 20 (1.33%) Bash
13 19 (1.26%) Perl
14 18 (1.20%) PHP
15 17 (1.13%) Kotlin
15 17 (1.13%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.00%) Ada
17 13 (0.86%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.67%) R
19 9 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 611 (40.65%) Degree
2 125 (8.32%) Security Cleared
3 104 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.99%) HND
6 38 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 32 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.73%) HNC
9 20 (1.33%) PhD
10 17 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.86%) CCNA
13 12 (0.80%) NVQ Level 3
14 11 (0.73%) CISSP
15 9 (0.60%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.47%) CISM
18 5 (0.33%) GIAC
18 5 (0.33%) MCSE
19 4 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.59%) QA
2 27 (1.80%) MISRA
3 25 (1.66%) AUTOSAR
4 24 (1.60%) ISO 26262
4 24 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 22 (1.46%) JTAG
6 16 (1.06%) ISO 13485
7 15 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 14 (0.93%) PMO
9 13 (0.86%) Automotive SPICE
10 9 (0.60%) IEC 62304
11 7 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.47%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.33%) GDPR
13 4 (0.27%) IEC 61131
13 4 (0.27%) Software Quality Assurance
14 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 282 (18.76%) Firmware
2 103 (6.85%) Embedded Firmware
3 18 (1.20%) Docker
3 18 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.33%) vSphere
7 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.067%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.73%) Terraform
2 5 (0.33%) Functional Safety
3 2 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.067%) SCCM
4 1 (0.067%) vRealize
Vendors
1 147 (9.78%) SAP
2 139 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.26%) EMC
4 22 (1.46%) Google
5 16 (1.06%) VMware
6 14 (0.93%) Adobe
6 14 (0.93%) Xilinx
7 13 (0.86%) Databricks
8 12 (0.80%) Cisco
8 12 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.67%) Altera
10 8 (0.53%) Facebook
10 8 (0.53%) Green Hills
10 8 (0.53%) HP
10 8 (0.53%) Motorola
10 8 (0.53%) Renesas
10 8 (0.53%) Thales
11 7 (0.47%) BT
11 7 (0.47%) Lauterbach
12 6 (0.40%) IBM