Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 330 295 307
Rank change year-on-year -35 +12 -108
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 570 1,582 1,856
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.11% 1.09%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.80% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 540 1,332 1,491
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24,654 56,471 73,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.26% 39.69% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18,882 42,504 56,084
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 -30 515 £50,000 - 299
UK excluding London -46 410 £50,000 +5.26% 308
South West -20 134 £52,500 +10.53% 41
London +153 130 £52,500 -16.00% 39
South East -45 98 £50,000 - 94
Work from Home +34 77 £47,500 -20.83% 25
Midlands +17 52 £45,000 - 36
North of England +81 48 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Scotland +71 37 £50,000 +9.89% 30
West Midlands +10 37 £45,000 - 17
East of England +36 34 £50,000 - 64
North West +78 30 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Yorkshire +101 18 £45,000 - 14
East Midlands +64 14 £45,000 -25.00% 18
Northern Ireland +26 4 £50,000 +81.82% 1
Wales +16 4 £41,250 -13.16% 18

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 256 (44.91%) Manufacturing
2 231 (40.53%) Telecoms
3 220 (38.60%) Finance
4 217 (38.07%) Marketing
5 210 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
5 210 (36.84%) SAP
5 210 (36.84%) Public Sector
6 209 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
6 209 (36.67%) Programme Management
7 176 (30.88%) Software Engineering
8 161 (28.25%) C
9 158 (27.72%) Degree
10 152 (26.67%) C++
11 115 (20.18%) Python
12 113 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
13 94 (16.49%) Linux
14 84 (14.74%) C#
15 77 (13.51%) Microsoft
16 76 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 71 (12.46%) Firmware
18 67 (11.75%) Security Cleared
19 63 (11.05%) .NET
20 60 (10.53%) Computer Science
21 56 (9.82%) Git (software)
21 56 (9.82%) Java
21 56 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (9.47%) Internet
23 53 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
24 52 (9.12%) SQL
25 50 (8.77%) DevOps

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 8 (1.40%) Confluence
2 5 (0.88%) CMS
3 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.53%) Apache
4 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.53%) Mule
4 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
4 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.46%) Simulink
3 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.23%) TargetLink
5 6 (1.05%) OrCAD
6 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.18%) Maya
8 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.44%) Office 365
2 29 (5.09%) Azure
3 26 (4.56%) AWS
4 14 (2.46%) SaaS
5 9 (1.58%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.05%) GCP
7 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.53%) AWS IoT
8 3 (0.53%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.35%) npm
9 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.47%) Internet
2 35 (6.14%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.74%) Bluetooth
4 25 (4.39%) Firewall
4 25 (4.39%) Wireless
5 11 (1.93%) RS-232
5 11 (1.93%) RS-485
6 10 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.75%) MQTT
7 9 (1.58%) 4G
7 9 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.40%) Skype
9 6 (1.05%) 5G
9 6 (1.05%) FlexRay
9 6 (1.05%) Modbus
9 6 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.05%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.88%) NAS
10 5 (0.88%) VLAN
10 5 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (3.16%) Big Data
4 12 (2.11%) MySQL
5 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2017
6 9 (1.58%) Power BI
6 9 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.70%) OLAP
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.70%) SQLite
9 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.53%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.53%) Redis
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.35%) Looker
10 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 56 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.74%) JIRA
3 26 (4.56%) Subversion
4 17 (2.98%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.81%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.28%) LabVIEW
6 13 (2.28%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.75%) NUnit
8 7 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (1.05%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.88%) GitLab
10 5 (0.88%) Selenium
10 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
10 5 (0.88%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.70%) JUnit
11 4 (0.70%) Maven
11 4 (0.70%) StarTeam
General
1 256 (44.91%) Manufacturing
2 231 (40.53%) Telecoms
3 220 (38.60%) Finance
4 217 (38.07%) Marketing
5 210 (36.84%) Public Sector
6 45 (7.89%) Automotive
7 27 (4.74%) Aerospace
8 16 (2.81%) Law
8 16 (2.81%) Local Government
9 13 (2.28%) Retail
10 10 (1.75%) Advertising
10 10 (1.75%) Games
11 7 (1.23%) Banking
12 5 (0.88%) Military
13 3 (0.53%) Legal
13 3 (0.53%) Police
14 2 (0.35%) Avionics
14 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 121 (21.23%) Software Engineer
2 88 (15.44%) Developer
3 81 (14.21%) Electronics Engineer
4 71 (12.46%) Embedded Engineer
5 55 (9.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 36 (6.32%) Design Engineer
7 33 (5.79%) Software Developer
8 30 (5.26%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 27 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
10 25 (4.39%) Security Engineer
11 24 (4.21%) Architect
12 22 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (3.33%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 15 (2.63%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
15 15 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
15 15 (2.63%) Analyst
15 15 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.05%) .NET
2 47 (8.25%) HTML
3 39 (6.84%) CSS
4 34 (5.96%) ASP.NET
5 32 (5.61%) .NET Core
6 31 (5.44%) AngularJS
7 24 (4.21%) React
8 18 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (3.16%) LINQ
8 18 (3.16%) Node.js
9 15 (2.63%) jQuery
9 15 (2.63%) JSON
10 13 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.28%) RESTful
11 12 (2.11%) Vue.js
11 12 (2.11%) WCF
12 11 (1.93%) OpenGL
13 10 (1.75%) Akka.NET
13 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET Core
13 10 (1.75%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.19%) Analogue Electronics
3 37 (6.49%) Embedded Systems
3 37 (6.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 27 (4.74%) Algorithms
5 25 (4.39%) Internet of Things
6 23 (4.04%) VHDL
7 20 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (2.46%) Blog
12 13 (2.28%) Media Streaming
13 11 (1.93%) User Experience
13 11 (1.93%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.75%) Cloud Native
15 6 (1.05%) CPLD
15 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
15 6 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
16 5 (0.88%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.49%) Linux
2 48 (8.42%) Windows
3 31 (5.44%) Android
4 17 (2.98%) Unix
5 14 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.40%) CentOS
7 6 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.05%) VxWorks
7 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.88%) SafeRTOS
9 3 (0.53%) Debian
9 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.18%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.18%) Tizen
11 1 (0.18%) webOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 209 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (36.67%) Programme Management
3 176 (30.88%) Software Engineering
4 113 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 53 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (8.77%) DevOps
7 50 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (8.42%) Test Automation
9 45 (7.89%) OO
9 45 (7.89%) Scrum
9 45 (7.89%) TDD
10 42 (7.37%) UML
10 42 (7.37%) Validation
11 39 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.49%) MVC
13 32 (5.61%) Mathematics
14 30 (5.26%) ITIL
15 29 (5.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 161 (28.25%) C
2 152 (26.67%) C++
3 115 (20.18%) Python
4 84 (14.74%) C#
5 76 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 56 (9.82%) Java
7 52 (9.12%) SQL
8 46 (8.07%) Embedded C
9 22 (3.86%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.16%) MATLAB
11 16 (2.81%) PHP
12 14 (2.46%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.28%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.40%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.23%) Tcl
16 5 (0.88%) Assembly Language
16 5 (0.88%) Perl
17 4 (0.70%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 158 (27.72%) Degree
2 67 (11.75%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 30 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.56%) SANS
6 13 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.28%) PhD
7 12 (2.11%) HNC
8 11 (1.93%) HND
9 5 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
11 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.51%) QA
2 18 (3.16%) ISO 26262
3 11 (1.93%) MISRA
4 9 (1.58%) MISRA C
5 7 (1.23%) ISO 13485
6 6 (1.05%) GDPR
7 4 (0.70%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.53%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.53%) JTAG
8 3 (0.53%) PMO
9 2 (0.35%) SEPA
9 2 (0.35%) SLA
10 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.18%) DO-254
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 71 (12.46%) Firmware
2 35 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.93%) Docker
4 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.53%) vSphere
7 2 (0.35%) NFS
7 2 (0.35%) Samba
7 2 (0.35%) Squid
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (3.86%) QRadar
2 14 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.11%) Ansible
3 12 (2.11%) Terraform
4 6 (1.05%) Puppet
4 6 (1.05%) SELinux
4 6 (1.05%) WSUS
5 5 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.18%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 210 (36.84%) SAP
2 77 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.09%) Cisco
4 27 (4.74%) CyberArk
4 27 (4.74%) EMC
5 25 (4.39%) Thycotic
6 24 (4.21%) IBM
7 22 (3.86%) ArcSight
7 22 (3.86%) BeyondTrust
7 22 (3.86%) Bomgar
7 22 (3.86%) CheckPoint
7 22 (3.86%) LogRhythm
7 22 (3.86%) NetWitness
7 22 (3.86%) Palo Alto
7 22 (3.86%) Splunk
8 13 (2.28%) VMware
9 12 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.93%) Intel
11 10 (1.75%) BiZZdesign
11 10 (1.75%) Sparx