Period
to

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 297 218 390
Rank change year-on-year -79 +172 -83
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 2,127 1,426 709
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.55% 0.76%
As % of the General category 2.02% 2.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1,094 540
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,853 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £77,375 £60,513
90th Percentile £87,500 £102,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +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 105,220 50,239 51,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.56% 54.69% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50,818 35,326 39,429
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £79,713 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
England -47 2,008 £52,500 -4.55% 477
UK excluding London +8 1,503 £47,500 - 455
Work from Home -97 947 £55,000 - 128
South East +68 599 £52,500 +16.67% 123
London -192 461 £65,000 -13.33% 48
South West +9 309 £45,000 -10.00% 80
Midlands +67 245 £45,000 -7.69% 58
West Midlands +69 200 £45,000 - 38
East of England -53 194 £43,750 -27.08% 103
North of England -37 126 £47,500 -13.64% 60
North West -65 66 £48,750 -15.22% 35
Yorkshire -7 56 £40,500 -25.69% 17
East Midlands 0 45 £43,000 -14.00% 19
Scotland -58 36 £38,500 -14.44% 23
North East -16 6 £53,000 -11.67% 8
Wales -49 4 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Northern Ireland -36 2 £70,000 +105.88% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 818 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 815 (38.32%) Finance
3 811 (38.13%) Manufacturing
4 786 (36.95%) Degree
5 650 (30.56%) Marketing
6 613 (28.82%) Public Sector
7 602 (28.30%) Telecoms
8 585 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
9 582 (27.36%) SAP
9 582 (27.36%) Programme Management
10 581 (27.32%) Digital Marketing
11 578 (27.17%) C
12 551 (25.91%) C++
13 549 (25.81%) Agile
14 476 (22.38%) Social Skills
15 453 (21.30%) Linux
16 435 (20.45%) Python
17 362 (17.02%) Computer Science
18 335 (15.75%) Software Testing
19 289 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
20 254 (11.94%) Unit Testing
21 249 (11.71%) Windows
22 246 (11.57%) C#
23 241 (11.33%) Signal Processing
24 223 (10.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
25 216 (10.16%) AWS
26 213 (10.01%) TCP/IP
27 210 (9.87%) Microsoft
27 210 (9.87%) Firmware
27 210 (9.87%) Automotive

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 35 (1.65%) Confluence
2 25 (1.18%) IIS
3 12 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.33%) CMS
6 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.24%) Apache
7 5 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.19%) WordPress
9 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.14%) WildFly
10 2 (0.094%) Kinematics
10 2 (0.094%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.047%) Appian
11 1 (0.047%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.047%) nginx
11 1 (0.047%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.047%) Tornado
Applications
1 92 (4.33%) Simulink
2 74 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
6 17 (0.80%) TargetLink
7 16 (0.75%) Stateflow
8 14 (0.66%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.52%) Sketch
10 10 (0.47%) OrCAD
11 9 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (0.28%) CATIA
13 3 (0.14%) Maya
14 2 (0.094%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.094%) Autodesk Inventor
14 2 (0.094%) Blender
14 2 (0.094%) Houdini
15 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.03%) Magento
2 7 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.28%) FastStats
4 3 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.047%) Maximo
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.047%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.047%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.047%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 216 (10.16%) AWS
2 196 (9.21%) Azure
3 135 (6.35%) SaaS
4 78 (3.67%) GCP
5 67 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
6 26 (1.22%) Serverless
7 25 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.03%) GitHub
8 22 (1.03%) Power Platform
9 19 (0.89%) Snowflake
10 15 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (0.66%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 14 (0.66%) Heroku
12 13 (0.61%) Figma
13 12 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.56%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.52%) IaaS
15 10 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 213 (10.01%) TCP/IP
2 190 (8.93%) HTTP
3 159 (7.48%) Internet
4 98 (4.61%) Wireless
5 79 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
6 67 (3.15%) Bluetooth
7 52 (2.44%) Modbus
8 49 (2.30%) VPN
9 47 (2.21%) Firewall
10 39 (1.83%) RS-485
11 31 (1.46%) RS-232
12 30 (1.41%) WAN
13 28 (1.32%) LAN
14 25 (1.18%) Ethernet
15 23 (1.08%) RS-422
16 15 (0.71%) Broadband
16 15 (0.71%) LoRaWAN
17 13 (0.61%) DNS
17 13 (0.61%) NFC
18 12 (0.56%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.21%) NoSQL
3 38 (1.79%) MySQL
4 32 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.22%) Tableau
7 24 (1.13%) Big Data
8 22 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 20 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (0.94%) MongoDB
9 20 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
9 20 (0.94%) QlikView
10 18 (0.85%) Power BI
11 16 (0.75%) UniData
12 15 (0.71%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.66%) Data Lake
13 14 (0.66%) PowerCenter
13 14 (0.66%) Snowflake Schema
13 14 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 179 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 88 (4.14%) JIRA
3 82 (3.86%) Visual Studio
4 76 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 48 (2.26%) Cypress.io
6 32 (1.50%) GCC
7 23 (1.08%) GitLab
8 21 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
9 17 (0.80%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.80%) GDB
9 17 (0.80%) Subversion
10 16 (0.75%) GoogleTest
10 16 (0.75%) JUnit
10 16 (0.75%) LabVIEW
11 12 (0.56%) CircleCI
11 12 (0.56%) CMake
11 12 (0.56%) Selenium
12 11 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
12 11 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 815 (38.32%) Finance
2 811 (38.13%) Manufacturing
3 650 (30.56%) Marketing
4 613 (28.82%) Public Sector
5 602 (28.30%) Telecoms
6 476 (22.38%) Social Skills
7 223 (10.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 210 (9.87%) Automotive
9 163 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
10 150 (7.05%) Games
11 131 (6.16%) Aerospace
12 71 (3.34%) Retail
13 53 (2.49%) Military
14 37 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
15 33 (1.55%) Wearables
16 26 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
17 24 (1.13%) Avionics
18 23 (1.08%) Law
19 22 (1.03%) Digital Economy
20 17 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 619 (29.10%) Software Engineer
2 344 (16.17%) Embedded Engineer
3 290 (13.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 233 (10.95%) Developer
5 199 (9.36%) Electronics Engineer
6 157 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 137 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
8 83 (3.90%) Analyst
9 77 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 70 (3.29%) Software Developer
11 66 (3.10%) Data Entry Clerk
12 65 (3.06%) Design Engineer
13 64 (3.01%) Graduate
14 61 (2.87%) Architect
15 51 (2.40%) Test Engineer
16 50 (2.35%) Electronics Design Engineer
17 48 (2.26%) Project Manager
18 44 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
19 40 (1.88%) Administrator
20 38 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.38%) Protocol Buffers
2 148 (6.96%) React
3 120 (5.64%) .NET
4 76 (3.57%) CSS
5 72 (3.39%) HTML
6 59 (2.77%) AngularJS
6 59 (2.77%) Node.js
7 55 (2.59%) Spring
8 54 (2.54%) REST
9 53 (2.49%) WPF
10 51 (2.40%) .NET Core
11 50 (2.35%) Next.js
12 45 (2.12%) RESTful
13 40 (1.88%) COM
13 40 (1.88%) Spring Boot
14 39 (1.83%) GraphQL
15 38 (1.79%) Jest
16 37 (1.74%) Redux
17 27 (1.27%) OpenGL
17 27 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 200 (9.40%) Algorithms
2 184 (8.65%) User Experience
3 181 (8.51%) IoT
4 149 (7.01%) Embedded Systems
5 137 (6.44%) Smartphone
6 105 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
7 93 (4.37%) FPGA
8 83 (3.90%) Robotics
9 78 (3.67%) Virtual Team
10 73 (3.43%) Analogue Electronics
11 61 (2.87%) ARM Cortex
12 52 (2.44%) VHDL
13 44 (2.07%) Augmented Reality
13 44 (2.07%) Data Structures
14 40 (1.88%) Driving Licence
15 39 (1.83%) Blog
15 39 (1.83%) Verilog
16 38 (1.79%) Device Driver
17 27 (1.27%) Life Science
18 26 (1.22%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 453 (21.30%) Linux
2 249 (11.71%) Windows
3 150 (7.05%) Android
4 86 (4.04%) Unix
5 41 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
6 40 (1.88%) VMS
7 32 (1.50%) FreeRTOS
8 26 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.18%) CentOS
9 25 (1.18%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.75%) ThreadX
11 11 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
15 2 (0.094%) Debian
15 2 (0.094%) OpenWrt
15 2 (0.094%) Solaris
15 2 (0.094%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 585 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 582 (27.36%) Programme Management
4 581 (27.32%) Digital Marketing
5 549 (25.81%) Agile
6 362 (17.02%) Computer Science
7 335 (15.75%) Software Testing
8 289 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
9 254 (11.94%) Unit Testing
10 241 (11.33%) Signal Processing
11 199 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
12 194 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 183 (8.60%) Validation
14 182 (8.56%) Digital Signal Processing
15 174 (8.18%) Functional Testing
16 161 (7.57%) Mathematics
17 159 (7.48%) Project Planning
18 152 (7.15%) Physics
19 140 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
20 138 (6.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 578 (27.17%) C
2 551 (25.91%) C++
3 435 (20.45%) Python
4 246 (11.57%) C#
5 192 (9.03%) Java
6 176 (8.27%) JavaScript
7 141 (6.63%) SQL
8 128 (6.02%) MATLAB
9 115 (5.41%) Embedded C
10 105 (4.94%) TypeScript
11 71 (3.34%) Bash
12 48 (2.26%) Embedded C++
13 47 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 41 (1.93%) Go
15 34 (1.60%) Perl
16 28 (1.32%) Ada
17 23 (1.08%) Assembly Language
17 23 (1.08%) VB
18 22 (1.03%) PHP
19 21 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 786 (36.95%) Degree
2 90 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 63 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.30%) PhD
6 32 (1.50%) Master's Degree
7 26 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
9 22 (1.03%) HNC
10 20 (0.94%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.56%) HND
14 8 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.38%) PMP
15 7 (0.33%) ISEB
15 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.50%) QA
2 51 (2.40%) MISRA
3 45 (2.12%) ISO 26262
4 34 (1.60%) IEC 61508
5 27 (1.27%) Def Stans
6 25 (1.18%) Accessibility
7 24 (1.13%) AUTOSAR
8 23 (1.08%) MISRA C
9 21 (0.99%) NIST
10 19 (0.89%) SLA
11 17 (0.80%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (0.47%) JTAG
14 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
15 8 (0.38%) GDPR
16 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
17 6 (0.28%) ISO 13485
17 6 (0.28%) PMO
18 4 (0.19%) DO-254
19 3 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 210 (9.87%) Firmware
2 147 (6.91%) Docker
3 38 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.047%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.047%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.047%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 119 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 56 (2.63%) Terraform
3 47 (2.21%) Ansible
4 37 (1.74%) Puppet
5 30 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.47%) Nagios
7 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.42%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.33%) Packer
9 5 (0.24%) SCCM
10 4 (0.19%) Grafana
10 4 (0.19%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.14%) Opsview
12 2 (0.094%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.094%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.047%) Control-M
13 1 (0.047%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.047%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 582 (27.36%) SAP
2 210 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 84 (3.95%) EMC
4 75 (3.53%) Apple
5 40 (1.88%) ANSYS
5 40 (1.88%) Bloomberg
6 35 (1.65%) IBM
6 35 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (1.55%) QinetiQ
8 31 (1.46%) Google
8 31 (1.46%) Oracle
9 27 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 25 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.03%) Klarna
11 22 (1.03%) Sony
12 19 (0.89%) Siemens
13 17 (0.80%) Cisco
13 17 (0.80%) Informatica
14 15 (0.71%) Extreme Networks
14 15 (0.71%) Ruckus Wireless