Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 261 314
Rank change year-on-year -24 +53 +28
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,782 2,272 1,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the General category 3.01% 3.05% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 1,898 1,638
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 59,271 74,417 75,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 42.78% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45,279 56,255 60,702
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -21 1,691 £47,500 -2.06% 740
UK excluding London -20 1,445 £45,000 - 744
South East +27 466 £45,000 -8.16% 200
South West +4 436 £50,000 -3.38% 124
London -8 324 £57,500 +4.55% 87
North of England +26 218 £45,000 +5.88% 77
North West +42 163 £45,000 - 45
East of England -95 129 £37,500 -16.67% 151
Midlands -48 113 £42,500 +13.33% 102
West Midlands -20 81 £42,500 +13.33% 74
Scotland +17 58 £46,000 +5.14% 61
Yorkshire +6 50 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East Midlands -37 32 £43,750 +9.38% 28
Wales +16 19 £45,000 - 25
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 5
North East -18 5 £41,250 -13.16% 8

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 870 (48.82%) Manufacturing
2 827 (46.41%) Telecoms
3 797 (44.73%) Finance
4 790 (44.33%) Marketing
5 732 (41.08%) SAP
6 727 (40.80%) Digital Marketing
7 726 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
7 726 (40.74%) Programme Management
8 634 (35.58%) Degree
9 489 (27.44%) Software Engineering
10 478 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
11 392 (22.00%) C++
12 357 (20.03%) C
13 322 (18.07%) Python
14 313 (17.56%) Java
15 277 (15.54%) Linux
16 276 (15.49%) C#
17 251 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
18 238 (13.36%) JavaScript
19 237 (13.30%) Computer Science
20 215 (12.07%) Microsoft
21 211 (11.84%) Test Automation
22 208 (11.67%) Scrum
23 203 (11.39%) SQL
23 203 (11.39%) Firmware
24 202 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
25 200 (11.22%) Windows
26 185 (10.38%) .NET
27 177 (9.93%) TDD
28 175 (9.82%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (2.08%) Apache Spark
1 37 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (0.84%) IIS
3 13 (0.73%) SAS
4 11 (0.62%) Apache
5 10 (0.56%) CMS
6 9 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.22%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.11%) nginx
12 2 (0.11%) Site Server
12 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.07%) Simulink
5 12 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
6 11 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.56%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.45%) OrCAD
9 7 (0.39%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.22%) Mathcad
12 2 (0.11%) EPLAN
12 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.056%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.17%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.056%) Magento
5 1 (0.056%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.056%) Odoo
5 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.056%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.056%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 161 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.65%) SaaS
4 56 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (1.63%) Office 365
6 16 (0.90%) IaaS
6 16 (0.90%) PaaS
7 13 (0.73%) GitHub
8 12 (0.67%) Serverless
9 11 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.17%) AdWords
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.17%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.11%) OpenDNS
14 1 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.04%) Bluetooth
2 66 (3.70%) Wireless
3 50 (2.81%) Internet
4 45 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
5 42 (2.36%) Firewall
5 42 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 40 (2.24%) Ethernet
7 29 (1.63%) GSM
8 27 (1.52%) NFC
9 21 (1.18%) DNS
10 17 (0.95%) RS-485
11 16 (0.90%) Modbus
11 16 (0.90%) RFID
12 15 (0.84%) VLAN
13 12 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (0.67%) ZigBee
14 11 (0.62%) MQTT
15 10 (0.56%) Broadband
15 10 (0.56%) RS-232
15 10 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.56%) Big Data
3 59 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 55 (3.09%) MySQL
5 48 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 45 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.13%) Data Mining
8 33 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 30 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (1.68%) Couchbase
10 29 (1.63%) Blockchain
11 24 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.23%) CouchDB
13 18 (1.01%) GIS
14 17 (0.95%) QlikView
15 15 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.84%) Power BI
15 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (0.79%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 61 (3.42%) Selenium
3 47 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 46 (2.58%) JIRA
5 27 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 25 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.23%) LabVIEW
9 21 (1.18%) SpecFlow
10 17 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
10 17 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
11 15 (0.84%) GitLab
12 14 (0.79%) Protractor
12 14 (0.79%) Subversion
13 13 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.56%) JUnit
15 9 (0.51%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.51%) TestNG
16 8 (0.45%) CMake
General
1 870 (48.82%) Manufacturing
2 827 (46.41%) Telecoms
3 797 (44.73%) Finance
4 790 (44.33%) Marketing
5 145 (8.14%) Retail
6 75 (4.21%) Automotive
7 58 (3.25%) Games
7 58 (3.25%) Military
8 51 (2.86%) Banking
9 41 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 27 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 16 (0.90%) Billing
11 16 (0.90%) Law
12 15 (0.84%) Legal
13 11 (0.62%) German Language
13 11 (0.62%) Publishing
14 10 (0.56%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.45%) Music Industry
17 7 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 294 (16.50%) Developer
2 290 (16.27%) Software Engineer
3 163 (9.15%) Electronics Engineer
4 154 (8.64%) Embedded Engineer
5 120 (6.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 107 (6.00%) Analyst
7 93 (5.22%) Architect
8 92 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 81 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 76 (4.26%) Consultant
11 72 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 72 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 70 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
13 69 (3.87%) Design Engineer
14 67 (3.76%) C# Developer
15 66 (3.70%) .NET Developer
16 60 (3.37%) Test Engineer
17 57 (3.20%) Project Manager
18 55 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
19 52 (2.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (10.38%) .NET
2 161 (9.03%) HTML
3 145 (8.14%) CSS
4 119 (6.68%) AngularJS
5 115 (6.45%) React
6 110 (6.17%) ASP.NET
7 96 (5.39%) Node.js
8 90 (5.05%) HTML5
8 90 (5.05%) Web Services
9 88 (4.94%) Spring
10 82 (4.60%) RESTful
11 64 (3.59%) jQuery
12 61 (3.42%) Spring MVC
13 60 (3.37%) CSS3
14 58 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (3.14%) SOAP
16 39 (2.19%) J2EE
17 37 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (1.91%) REST
19 32 (1.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 202 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (6.96%) Embedded Systems
3 105 (5.89%) Algorithms
4 91 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (4.43%) Management Information System
7 62 (3.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 56 (3.14%) User Experience
9 46 (2.58%) Fintech
10 42 (2.36%) Blog
11 38 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.68%) Robotics
13 28 (1.57%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.52%) VHDL
15 26 (1.46%) Contactless
15 26 (1.46%) Driving Licence
15 26 (1.46%) EMV
15 26 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
15 26 (1.46%) Smartcard
16 21 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 277 (15.54%) Linux
2 200 (11.22%) Windows
3 66 (3.70%) Android
4 54 (3.03%) Unix
5 47 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 42 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 40 (2.24%) Windows 10
8 37 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
9 33 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 24 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.07%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.01%) FreeRTOS
13 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.73%) CentOS
15 11 (0.62%) Solaris
16 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.22%) VMS
17 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (40.80%) Digital Marketing
2 726 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
2 726 (40.74%) Programme Management
3 489 (27.44%) Software Engineering
4 478 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
6 237 (13.30%) Computer Science
7 211 (11.84%) Test Automation
8 208 (11.67%) Scrum
9 177 (9.93%) TDD
10 175 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
11 154 (8.64%) Mathematics
12 122 (6.85%) MVC
13 116 (6.51%) SDLC
14 108 (6.06%) BDD
15 107 (6.00%) Project Management
16 101 (5.67%) Cybersecurity
17 96 (5.39%) Analytics
18 92 (5.16%) Validation
19 90 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 392 (22.00%) C++
2 357 (20.03%) C
3 322 (18.07%) Python
4 313 (17.56%) Java
5 276 (15.49%) C#
6 238 (13.36%) JavaScript
7 203 (11.39%) SQL
8 111 (6.23%) Embedded C
9 88 (4.94%) Go
10 68 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 53 (2.97%) VB
12 48 (2.69%) PowerShell
13 47 (2.64%) PHP
14 44 (2.47%) Ruby
15 40 (2.24%) MATLAB
16 37 (2.08%) R
17 36 (2.02%) Embedded C++
18 34 (1.91%) T-SQL
19 32 (1.80%) Perl
20 28 (1.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 634 (35.58%) Degree
2 111 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 110 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 84 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 49 (2.75%) HNC
7 43 (2.41%) PhD
8 31 (1.74%) HND
9 30 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.73%) CISSP
11 13 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.62%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.45%) CIPD
14 8 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.39%) CEH
15 7 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.76%) QA
2 30 (1.68%) ISO 26262
2 30 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.46%) SLA
4 15 (0.84%) ISO 13485
4 15 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.56%) JTAG
6 9 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.51%) PMO
7 8 (0.45%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.34%) RMADS
10 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.17%) DO-254
11 3 (0.17%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.17%) IEC 62304
11 3 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 203 (11.39%) Firmware
2 91 (5.11%) Docker
3 63 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 54 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.46%) vSphere
7 17 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.79%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.22%) KVM
11 4 (0.22%) pfSense
11 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.17%) HDFS
12 3 (0.17%) Xen
13 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.11%) Snort
13 2 (0.11%) Squid
13 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 41 (2.30%) Ansible
3 28 (1.57%) Puppet
4 25 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.01%) SCCM
6 15 (0.84%) Terraform
7 11 (0.62%) SCOM
8 10 (0.56%) Grafana
8 10 (0.56%) Salt
9 8 (0.45%) PowerCLI
10 7 (0.39%) Kibana
10 7 (0.39%) Packer
11 5 (0.28%) Icinga
11 5 (0.28%) Nagios
12 4 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.17%) Nessus
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 732 (41.08%) SAP
2 215 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 92 (5.16%) Oracle
4 79 (4.43%) VMware
5 64 (3.59%) EMC
6 60 (3.37%) Google
7 31 (1.74%) Cisco
8 26 (1.46%) Hyperion
9 22 (1.23%) Tableau
10 21 (1.18%) Atmel
11 15 (0.84%) Xilinx
12 14 (0.79%) Apple
12 14 (0.79%) HP
12 14 (0.79%) IBM
13 13 (0.73%) 3PAR
13 13 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.73%) Citrix
14 9 (0.51%) Altera
14 9 (0.51%) BT
14 9 (0.51%) Red Hat