Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 321 276 293
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,174 1,832 2,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 1.21% 1.16%
As % of the General category 2.40% 2.97% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1,477 1,697
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £72,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 49,011 61,703 76,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.86% 40.87% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37,202 47,041 59,687
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -48 1,096 £48,250 +1.58% 618
UK excluding London -16 1,011 £47,500 +5.56% 614
South East -10 352 £50,000 +17.65% 145
South West -8 296 £45,000 -5.26% 92
East of England +55 144 £42,500 +8.97% 144
London -92 131 £60,000 +4.35% 62
Midlands +32 97 £45,000 +4.65% 101
West Midlands +39 73 £47,500 +10.47% 65
North of England -64 73 £45,000 - 76
North West -69 45 £57,430 +27.62% 44
Scotland -4 27 £53,500 +7.00% 34
Yorkshire +7 25 £37,500 -16.67% 21
East Midlands +26 24 £37,500 -11.76% 36
Wales -9 22 £28,500 -34.86% 19
North East +9 3 £43,750 +25.00% 11
Northern Ireland +15 1 £41,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 489 (41.65%) Manufacturing
2 462 (39.35%) Telecoms
3 411 (35.01%) Finance
4 410 (34.92%) Degree
5 407 (34.67%) Marketing
6 396 (33.73%) SAP
7 395 (33.65%) Digital Marketing
8 393 (33.48%) Programme Management
9 392 (33.39%) Business Intelligence
10 391 (33.30%) Public Sector
11 362 (30.83%) Software Engineering
12 360 (30.66%) C
13 324 (27.60%) C++
14 298 (25.38%) Python
15 241 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
16 229 (19.51%) Linux
17 181 (15.42%) Firmware
18 179 (15.25%) JavaScript
19 172 (14.65%) Java
20 155 (13.20%) Security Cleared
21 154 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
22 141 (12.01%) Computer Science
23 137 (11.67%) Embedded C
24 136 (11.58%) C#
25 125 (10.65%) Git (software)
26 123 (10.48%) SQL
27 115 (9.80%) Windows
28 109 (9.28%) Microsoft
29 105 (8.94%) SC Cleared
30 95 (8.09%) SQL Server

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 20 (1.70%) Apache
2 14 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.02%) IIS
4 10 (0.85%) Confluence
4 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.68%) Mule
5 8 (0.68%) Mule ESB
6 7 (0.60%) CMS
7 6 (0.51%) Drupal
7 6 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.34%) JBoss
9 3 (0.26%) DNN
10 2 (0.17%) WordPress
11 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.085%) WinCC
Applications
1 25 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.70%) Simulink
3 16 (1.36%) OrCAD
4 9 (0.77%) AutoCAD
4 9 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.34%) Figma
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.34%) Sketch
7 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) InVision
8 2 (0.17%) Marvel
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.085%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.085%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 81 (6.90%) AWS
2 61 (5.20%) Azure
3 37 (3.15%) SaaS
4 22 (1.87%) GCP
5 19 (1.62%) Office 365
6 18 (1.53%) Serverless
7 16 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.94%) AWS IoT
9 11 (0.94%) Power Platform
10 10 (0.85%) GitHub
11 9 (0.77%) Amazon Cognito
11 9 (0.77%) PaaS
12 6 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.51%) Azure Stack
12 6 (0.51%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.34%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.58%) Wireless
2 81 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 68 (5.79%) Bluetooth
4 43 (3.66%) Internet
5 31 (2.64%) Broadband
6 26 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (2.04%) Firewall
7 24 (2.04%) RS-485
8 23 (1.96%) 4G
9 20 (1.70%) 3G
9 20 (1.70%) RS-232
10 19 (1.62%) Ethernet
10 19 (1.62%) LTE
11 16 (1.36%) DNS
12 15 (1.28%) 5G
12 15 (1.28%) NFC
13 12 (1.02%) VoIP
14 11 (0.94%) DHCP
15 10 (0.85%) 2G
15 10 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.56%) MySQL
3 19 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 14 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (0.94%) Power BI
7 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.77%) Big Data
8 9 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (0.51%) BigQuery
10 6 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 125 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.86%) JIRA
3 40 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.32%) Visual Studio
5 26 (2.21%) Subversion
6 23 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
6 23 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.70%) JUnit
8 16 (1.36%) GCC
9 14 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.19%) Maven
10 13 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.02%) GitLab
12 9 (0.77%) CMake
12 9 (0.77%) LabVIEW
13 8 (0.68%) Selenium
13 8 (0.68%) SonarQube
13 8 (0.68%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.60%) JBehave
General
1 489 (41.65%) Manufacturing
2 462 (39.35%) Telecoms
3 411 (35.01%) Finance
4 407 (34.67%) Marketing
5 391 (33.30%) Public Sector
6 85 (7.24%) Automotive
7 66 (5.62%) Aerospace
8 50 (4.26%) Military
9 42 (3.58%) Advertising
10 26 (2.21%) Retail
11 25 (2.13%) Games
12 16 (1.36%) Law
13 7 (0.60%) Banking
13 7 (0.60%) Legal
13 7 (0.60%) Local Government
14 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.26%) Avionics
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
16 2 (0.17%) Welsh Language
17 1 (0.085%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 220 (18.74%) Software Engineer
2 196 (16.70%) Developer
3 162 (13.80%) Embedded Engineer
4 136 (11.58%) Electronics Engineer
5 103 (8.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 79 (6.73%) Firmware Engineer
7 75 (6.39%) Software Developer
8 59 (5.03%) Design Engineer
9 50 (4.26%) Analyst
10 46 (3.92%) Consultant
10 46 (3.92%) Junior
10 46 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 42 (3.58%) .NET Developer
13 41 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 39 (3.32%) Hardware Engineer
15 38 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
16 37 (3.15%) Graduate
17 35 (2.98%) C# Developer
18 34 (2.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (7.58%) AngularJS
2 63 (5.37%) .NET
3 60 (5.11%) HTML
4 52 (4.43%) CSS
5 50 (4.26%) Web Services
6 48 (4.09%) SOAP
7 43 (3.66%) React
8 39 (3.32%) REST
9 35 (2.98%) Node.js
10 34 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 33 (2.81%) .NET Core
12 32 (2.73%) JSON
13 30 (2.56%) jQuery
14 27 (2.30%) LAMP
15 23 (1.96%) RESTful
16 22 (1.87%) Django
17 21 (1.79%) WCF
18 20 (1.70%) Spring
19 19 (1.62%) HTML5
19 19 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.56%) Algorithms
1 77 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
2 71 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (4.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 50 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
7 39 (3.32%) Analogue Electronics
8 37 (3.15%) User Experience
8 37 (3.15%) VHDL
9 34 (2.90%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.53%) CAN bus
11 18 (1.53%) Clustering
12 16 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.28%) EMC VNX
13 15 (1.28%) Media Streaming
13 15 (1.28%) Robotics
14 13 (1.11%) Blog
15 11 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 229 (19.51%) Linux
2 115 (9.80%) Windows
3 70 (5.96%) Unix
4 44 (3.75%) Android
5 30 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 21 (1.79%) Solaris
7 20 (1.70%) FreeRTOS
8 16 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 15 (1.28%) CentOS
10 13 (1.11%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.43%) Debian
14 5 (0.43%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (33.65%) Digital Marketing
2 393 (33.48%) Programme Management
3 392 (33.39%) Business Intelligence
4 362 (30.83%) Software Engineering
5 241 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
7 141 (12.01%) Computer Science
8 94 (8.01%) Mathematics
9 90 (7.67%) Validation
10 81 (6.90%) DevOps
10 81 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 75 (6.39%) Scrum
11 75 (6.39%) TDD
12 68 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (5.71%) Project Management
14 59 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 59 (5.03%) Schematic Capture
15 50 (4.26%) OO
16 48 (4.09%) ITIL
17 47 (4.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 360 (30.66%) C
2 324 (27.60%) C++
3 298 (25.38%) Python
4 179 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 172 (14.65%) Java
6 137 (11.67%) Embedded C
7 136 (11.58%) C#
8 123 (10.48%) SQL
9 65 (5.54%) Bash Shell
10 58 (4.94%) MATLAB
10 58 (4.94%) Perl
11 52 (4.43%) PHP
12 42 (3.58%) Embedded C++
13 31 (2.64%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.13%) Go
15 22 (1.87%) ANSI C
16 16 (1.36%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.11%) Assembly Language
17 13 (1.11%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.02%) Ada
Qualifications
1 410 (34.92%) Degree
2 155 (13.20%) Security Cleared
3 105 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 60 (5.11%) DV Cleared
5 53 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (3.07%) HNC
7 17 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.36%) HND
9 13 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.02%) PhD
11 11 (0.94%) CCNA
11 11 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (0.94%) CISSP
12 10 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.77%) CISM
13 9 (0.77%) RIBA
14 8 (0.68%) CLAS
14 8 (0.68%) IISP
14 8 (0.68%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.51%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.73%) QA
2 17 (1.45%) ISO 26262
3 14 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.85%) SLA
5 9 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.68%) JTAG
6 8 (0.68%) MISRA
6 8 (0.68%) RMADS
7 5 (0.43%) GDPR
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.26%) IEC 61131
9 3 (0.26%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.17%) DICOM
10 2 (0.17%) HL7
10 2 (0.17%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.17%) PMO
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 181 (15.42%) Firmware
2 65 (5.54%) Docker
3 49 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.11%) vSphere
7 9 (0.77%) XenApp
8 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.04%) Ansible
3 14 (1.19%) Terraform
4 11 (0.94%) SELinux
5 9 (0.77%) SCCM
6 8 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (0.68%) WSUS
7 7 (0.60%) SCOM
8 6 (0.51%) Kibana
8 6 (0.51%) logstash
8 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.51%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.43%) Nagios
9 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.26%) Cacti
10 3 (0.26%) Packer
11 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.17%) Puppet
12 1 (0.085%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 396 (33.73%) SAP
2 109 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.86%) Oracle
4 53 (4.51%) VMware
5 47 (4.00%) EMC
6 42 (3.58%) Cisco
7 23 (1.96%) Freescale
7 23 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.87%) Renesas
9 19 (1.62%) Google
9 19 (1.62%) Xilinx
10 15 (1.28%) 3PAR
10 15 (1.28%) Isilon
11 14 (1.19%) Altera
11 14 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.19%) BT
12 13 (1.11%) Tableau
13 11 (0.94%) Citrix
13 11 (0.94%) Intel