Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 203 331
Rank change year-on-year -87 +128 +25
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,874 3,161 1,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.75% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.87% 3.98% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 2,607 1,642
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,675 £27,500 £27,788
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 65,257 79,327 81,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.31% 43.99% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50,372 57,889 66,162
UK median annual salary £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -87 1,769 £47,500 - 823
UK excluding London -68 1,547 £45,000 - 802
South West -25 495 £47,500 -2.06% 134
South East -24 483 £45,000 -10.00% 229
London -112 308 £57,500 - 92
North of England -53 204 £45,000 - 99
North West -39 150 £44,500 -1.11% 47
Midlands -101 140 £42,750 +14.00% 83
East of England -117 134 £42,500 -5.56% 186
West Midlands -62 101 £43,000 +14.67% 60
Scotland -5 68 £45,000 +5.88% 51
Yorkshire +28 48 £45,000 +12.50% 36
East Midlands -63 39 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Wales +1 16 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 2
North East -66 6 £35,000 -26.32% 16

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 903 (48.19%) Manufacturing
2 824 (43.97%) Telecoms
3 814 (43.44%) Finance
4 797 (42.53%) Marketing
5 750 (40.02%) Business Intelligence
6 747 (39.86%) SAP
7 745 (39.75%) Digital Marketing
8 742 (39.59%) Programme Management
9 688 (36.71%) Degree
10 508 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
11 498 (26.57%) Software Engineering
12 431 (23.00%) C++
13 384 (20.49%) C
14 350 (18.68%) C#
15 348 (18.57%) Python
16 345 (18.41%) Java
17 328 (17.50%) Linux
18 289 (15.42%) Computer Science
19 276 (14.73%) JavaScript
20 247 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
21 244 (13.02%) .NET
21 244 (13.02%) Microsoft
22 235 (12.54%) Firmware
23 224 (11.95%) SQL
24 222 (11.85%) Scrum
25 215 (11.47%) HTML
26 209 (11.15%) Windows
27 208 (11.10%) Test Automation
28 207 (11.05%) TDD
29 198 (10.57%) Analytical Skills

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 46 (2.45%) Apache Spark
2 30 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (1.01%) CMS
4 12 (0.64%) Apache
4 12 (0.64%) OpenStack
4 12 (0.64%) SAS
4 12 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.59%) IIS
6 8 (0.43%) JBoss
6 8 (0.43%) Mule
7 7 (0.37%) Drupal
7 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.37%) Mule ESB
8 6 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.32%) Kentico
8 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.32%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.21%) Confluence
10 4 (0.21%) Ethereum
Applications
1 72 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.44%) Simulink
4 26 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.48%) OrCAD
8 9 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.32%) Doxygen
10 5 (0.27%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.16%) TargetLink
13 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.053%) EPLAN
14 1 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.053%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.21%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.16%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.053%) Magento
8 1 (0.053%) Odoo
8 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.053%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 167 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.58%) SaaS
4 50 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (1.23%) Office 365
6 19 (1.01%) PaaS
7 16 (0.85%) GitHub
7 16 (0.85%) IaaS
8 11 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.43%) Serverless
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.27%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.16%) AdWords
14 3 (0.16%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.16%) npm
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.90%) Internet
2 72 (3.84%) Wireless
3 69 (3.68%) Bluetooth
4 49 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
6 40 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 34 (1.81%) Firewall
8 26 (1.39%) NFC
9 19 (1.01%) GSM
10 16 (0.85%) DNS
10 16 (0.85%) HTTP
10 16 (0.85%) LTE
10 16 (0.85%) RS-232
11 15 (0.80%) VLAN
11 15 (0.80%) ZigBee
12 14 (0.75%) Modbus
12 14 (0.75%) RFID
12 14 (0.75%) RS-485
12 14 (0.75%) VPN
13 11 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.66%) Big Data
3 64 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 62 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.88%) MySQL
6 41 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.03%) Data Mining
8 36 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.65%) Blockchain
9 31 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.28%) Couchbase
12 20 (1.07%) CouchDB
12 20 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (0.85%) Neo4j
15 14 (0.75%) QlikView
16 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.42%) Selenium
3 63 (3.36%) JIRA
4 58 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 39 (2.08%) Subversion
7 37 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 36 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
9 35 (1.87%) JUnit
10 28 (1.49%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.39%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.96%) LabVIEW
12 18 (0.96%) Protractor
12 18 (0.96%) TestNG
13 17 (0.91%) Jasmine
14 16 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
15 14 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.69%) GitLab
17 12 (0.64%) IntelliJ
18 11 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 903 (48.19%) Manufacturing
2 824 (43.97%) Telecoms
3 814 (43.44%) Finance
4 797 (42.53%) Marketing
5 147 (7.84%) Retail
6 108 (5.76%) Automotive
7 70 (3.74%) Games
8 60 (3.20%) Banking
9 59 (3.15%) Aerospace
10 58 (3.09%) Military
11 26 (1.39%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.80%) Billing
13 13 (0.69%) Legal
14 12 (0.64%) German Language
15 9 (0.48%) Law
15 9 (0.48%) Publishing
16 8 (0.43%) French Language
16 8 (0.43%) Music Industry
17 7 (0.37%) Avionics
17 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 338 (18.04%) Developer
2 289 (15.42%) Software Engineer
3 169 (9.02%) Electronics Engineer
4 151 (8.06%) Embedded Engineer
5 117 (6.24%) Software Developer
6 110 (5.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 109 (5.82%) Architect
8 102 (5.44%) Java Developer
9 100 (5.34%) Analyst
10 93 (4.96%) .NET Developer
11 85 (4.54%) Design Engineer
12 83 (4.43%) C# Developer
13 81 (4.32%) Senior Developer
14 78 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
15 75 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
16 71 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
17 68 (3.63%) Test Engineer
18 63 (3.36%) Consultant
18 63 (3.36%) Graduate
18 63 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (13.02%) .NET
2 215 (11.47%) HTML
3 182 (9.71%) CSS
4 152 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 137 (7.31%) ASP.NET
6 114 (6.08%) Web Services
7 109 (5.82%) Node.js
8 107 (5.71%) React
9 106 (5.66%) HTML5
10 96 (5.12%) Spring
11 87 (4.64%) RESTful
12 84 (4.48%) jQuery
13 70 (3.74%) CSS3
14 64 (3.42%) SOAP
15 60 (3.20%) Spring MVC
16 59 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 58 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 49 (2.61%) REST
19 47 (2.51%) XML
20 44 (2.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 289 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 198 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
4 113 (6.03%) Algorithms
5 101 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
6 97 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 66 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 59 (3.15%) User Experience
10 44 (2.35%) Fintech
10 44 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.87%) Robotics
12 34 (1.81%) Blog
13 31 (1.65%) Internet of Things
14 27 (1.44%) VHDL
15 25 (1.33%) Contactless
15 25 (1.33%) Driving Licence
15 25 (1.33%) EMV
15 25 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
15 25 (1.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 328 (17.50%) Linux
2 209 (11.15%) Windows
3 74 (3.95%) Android
4 59 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
5 49 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.35%) Unix
7 38 (2.03%) Windows 10
7 38 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 33 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.91%) FreeRTOS
11 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.64%) Solaris
13 11 (0.59%) CentOS
14 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.43%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.37%) Debian
16 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (40.02%) Business Intelligence
2 745 (39.75%) Digital Marketing
3 742 (39.59%) Programme Management
4 508 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
5 498 (26.57%) Software Engineering
6 247 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
7 222 (11.85%) Scrum
8 208 (11.10%) Test Automation
9 207 (11.05%) TDD
10 186 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (9.18%) Mathematics
12 148 (7.90%) MVC
13 126 (6.72%) BDD
14 125 (6.67%) SDLC
15 111 (5.92%) E-Commerce
16 103 (5.50%) Machine Learning
17 102 (5.44%) Project Management
18 99 (5.28%) Systems Engineering
19 98 (5.23%) Analytics
19 98 (5.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 431 (23.00%) C++
2 384 (20.49%) C
3 350 (18.68%) C#
4 348 (18.57%) Python
5 345 (18.41%) Java
6 276 (14.73%) JavaScript
7 224 (11.95%) SQL
8 154 (8.22%) Embedded C
9 91 (4.86%) Go
10 60 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 58 (3.09%) Perl
12 57 (3.04%) Ruby
13 55 (2.93%) MATLAB
14 52 (2.77%) Embedded C++
15 51 (2.72%) PHP
16 44 (2.35%) VB
17 43 (2.29%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.97%) R
19 35 (1.87%) Assembly Language
19 35 (1.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 688 (36.71%) Degree
2 147 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 75 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 56 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 52 (2.77%) PhD
7 41 (2.19%) HNC
8 29 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
9 27 (1.44%) HND
10 14 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.69%) CISSP
11 13 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.59%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.37%) CEH
14 7 (0.37%) GCIA
14 7 (0.37%) GCIH
14 7 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.09%) QA
2 42 (2.24%) ISO 26262
3 29 (1.55%) SLA
4 24 (1.28%) MISRA
5 20 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (1.01%) MISRA C
7 12 (0.64%) ISO 13485
7 12 (0.64%) PMO
8 10 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.43%) DO-178B
9 8 (0.43%) IEC 61508
9 8 (0.43%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.43%) JTAG
10 7 (0.37%) Def Stans
10 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.32%) DO-160
12 5 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.27%) DO-254
13 4 (0.21%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 235 (12.54%) Firmware
2 94 (5.02%) Docker
3 55 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.28%) vSphere
5 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.64%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 8 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.32%) KVM
9 4 (0.21%) pfSense
9 4 (0.21%) Xen
10 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.11%) Snort
11 2 (0.11%) Squid
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.053%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 46 (2.45%) Ansible
3 31 (1.65%) Puppet
4 27 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.75%) SCCM
5 14 (0.75%) Terraform
6 12 (0.64%) Salt
7 10 (0.53%) Nagios
8 9 (0.48%) Grafana
9 8 (0.43%) Kibana
9 8 (0.43%) PowerCLI
9 8 (0.43%) SCOM
10 6 (0.32%) Cacti
11 5 (0.27%) Icinga
11 5 (0.27%) Istio
11 5 (0.27%) Packer
12 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.11%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 747 (39.86%) SAP
2 244 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 113 (6.03%) Oracle
4 72 (3.84%) VMware
5 57 (3.04%) EMC
5 57 (3.04%) Google
6 25 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 24 (1.28%) Cisco
8 21 (1.12%) IBM
9 19 (1.01%) Tableau
10 18 (0.96%) Apple
10 18 (0.96%) Citrix
11 17 (0.91%) Atmel
11 17 (0.91%) Xilinx
12 12 (0.64%) 3PAR
12 12 (0.64%) CheckPoint
13 11 (0.59%) Altera
14 9 (0.48%) HP
14 9 (0.48%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.48%) Salesforce.com