Period
to 17 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 349 279
Rank change year-on-year +147 -70 +13
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,373 952 1,759
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 0.86% 1.18%
As % of the General category 4.10% 2.13% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 727 1,436
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,558
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% -0.53%
75th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £65,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 33,471 44,633 59,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.78% 40.17% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24,164 34,299 45,769
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £74,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +150 1,263 £55,000 +10.00% 484
UK excluding London +67 881 £47,500 - 484
London +283 354 £75,000 +30.43% 59
South East +65 266 £45,000 -14.29% 123
South West +17 238 £47,500 +5.56% 69
Work from Home +6 226 £55,000 -4.35% 49
East of England +68 145 £60,000 +41.18% 113
North of England +68 89 £55,000 +10.00% 61
Midlands +33 76 £47,500 +5.56% 55
North West +51 54 £55,000 -4.35% 32
West Midlands -3 51 £42,500 -10.53% 32
Scotland +11 35 £45,000 -13.04% 45
Yorkshire +5 28 £52,500 +16.67% 23
East Midlands +25 25 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Northern Ireland +18 19 £34,000 -25.27% 3
Wales +40 13 £42,000 +5.00% 15
North East +21 7 £60,000 +63.27% 6

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 754 (54.92%) Manufacturing
2 713 (51.93%) Marketing
3 689 (50.18%) Finance
4 678 (49.38%) Telecoms
5 669 (48.73%) Digital Marketing
6 668 (48.65%) Programme Management
7 666 (48.51%) Business Intelligence
8 664 (48.36%) SAP
8 664 (48.36%) Public Sector
9 369 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
10 349 (25.42%) Degree
11 345 (25.13%) Software Engineering
12 278 (20.25%) C++
13 266 (19.37%) Python
14 255 (18.57%) Linux
15 226 (16.46%) C
16 199 (14.49%) Computer Science
17 169 (12.31%) Scrum
18 168 (12.24%) DevOps
19 165 (12.02%) Azure
20 156 (11.36%) JavaScript
21 151 (11.00%) C#
21 151 (11.00%) Security Cleared
22 149 (10.85%) Java
23 135 (9.83%) Firmware
24 130 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
25 118 (8.59%) Validation
26 115 (8.38%) Windows
27 112 (8.16%) AWS
28 111 (8.08%) 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 28 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.53%) CMS
3 17 (1.24%) JBoss
3 17 (1.24%) Mule
3 17 (1.24%) Red Hat Fuse
4 16 (1.17%) Mule ESB
5 15 (1.09%) Confluence
5 15 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.73%) WordPress
8 7 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.29%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.29%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) Apache
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (2.84%) Simulink
2 25 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.87%) OrCAD
5 11 (0.80%) Zeplin
6 7 (0.51%) Adobe XD
7 6 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.29%) Sketch
10 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.22%) Figma
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.073%) InVision
12 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.073%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) JDE OneWorld
1 5 (0.36%) Social Studio
2 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 165 (12.02%) Azure
2 112 (8.16%) AWS
3 101 (7.36%) GCP
4 84 (6.12%) SaaS
5 39 (2.84%) Microsoft 365
6 18 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.17%) Serverless
8 11 (0.80%) GitHub
9 10 (0.73%) Amazon Alexa
9 10 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.73%) Kong
10 8 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.44%) Trello
12 5 (0.36%) IaaS
12 5 (0.36%) PaaS
13 4 (0.29%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.29%) OpenDNS
13 4 (0.29%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.35%) Internet
2 41 (2.99%) Ethernet
3 37 (2.69%) Bluetooth
4 35 (2.55%) Wireless
5 30 (2.18%) Firewall
5 30 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (1.97%) Software-Defined Radio
7 25 (1.82%) RS-485
8 24 (1.75%) ZigBee
9 23 (1.68%) DNS
10 21 (1.53%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.46%) VPN
12 16 (1.17%) BGP
12 16 (1.17%) OSPF
13 15 (1.09%) VLAN
14 14 (1.02%) RS-232
14 14 (1.02%) WAN
15 12 (0.87%) Modbus
15 12 (0.87%) RS-422
16 11 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 36 (2.62%) NoSQL
4 28 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.53%) MySQL
7 19 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.95%) Big Data
9 13 (0.95%) QlikView
10 12 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.36%) Redis
13 4 (0.29%) Power BI
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.22%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.15%) Geospatial Data
15 2 (0.15%) Impala
15 2 (0.15%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 100 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.66%) JIRA
3 29 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.82%) JUnit
5 23 (1.68%) Maven
6 22 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 19 (1.38%) LabVIEW
8 18 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 17 (1.24%) GCC
9 17 (1.24%) GitLab
10 14 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.95%) Subversion
12 12 (0.87%) Cypress.io
13 11 (0.80%) Grunt
13 11 (0.80%) gulp
13 11 (0.80%) Postman
14 10 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.66%) Selenium
16 8 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
16 8 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 754 (54.92%) Manufacturing
2 713 (51.93%) Marketing
3 689 (50.18%) Finance
4 678 (49.38%) Telecoms
5 664 (48.36%) Public Sector
6 64 (4.66%) Retail
7 53 (3.86%) Games
8 33 (2.40%) Automotive
9 29 (2.11%) Legal
10 23 (1.68%) Aerospace
11 19 (1.38%) Law
11 19 (1.38%) Military
12 18 (1.31%) Banking
13 14 (1.02%) Advertising
14 8 (0.58%) Publishing
15 7 (0.51%) Avionics
16 4 (0.29%) Local Government
17 3 (0.22%) Fire and Rescue
17 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 285 (20.76%) Developer
2 209 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 153 (11.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 94 (6.85%) Design Engineer
5 93 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 84 (6.12%) Embedded Engineer
7 76 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 75 (5.46%) Software Developer
9 68 (4.95%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 68 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 61 (4.44%) Consultant
11 55 (4.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 52 (3.79%) Architect
13 49 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
14 47 (3.42%) Analyst
15 46 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
16 37 (2.69%) Senior Electronics Engineer
17 34 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
17 34 (2.48%) Junior
18 33 (2.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.48%) .NET
2 88 (6.41%) AngularJS
3 77 (5.61%) HTML
4 75 (5.46%) CSS
5 72 (5.24%) REST
6 58 (4.22%) React
7 47 (3.42%) Spring
8 41 (2.99%) ASP.NET
9 38 (2.77%) SOAP
10 32 (2.33%) .NET Core
10 32 (2.33%) Node.js
11 31 (2.26%) Web Services
12 29 (2.11%) JSON
13 27 (1.97%) RESTful
14 24 (1.75%) HTML5
14 24 (1.75%) jQuery
15 22 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (1.60%) Spring Boot
16 21 (1.53%) Vue.js
17 20 (1.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.46%) User Experience
3 62 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
5 57 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 53 (3.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 33 (2.40%) Cloud Native
7 33 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.18%) Internet of Things
9 27 (1.97%) Analogue Electronics
10 25 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.75%) Blog
12 23 (1.68%) VHDL
13 19 (1.38%) Acoustics
14 18 (1.31%) Smart Home
15 17 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (1.17%) iPad
17 14 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
18 13 (0.95%) Management Information System
18 13 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 255 (18.57%) Linux
2 115 (8.38%) Windows
3 56 (4.08%) Android
4 50 (3.64%) Unix
5 37 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
7 27 (1.97%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.24%) CentOS
8 17 (1.24%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.51%) FreeRTOS
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.29%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.29%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) SUSE
15 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (48.73%) Digital Marketing
2 668 (48.65%) Programme Management
3 666 (48.51%) Business Intelligence
4 369 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (25.13%) Software Engineering
6 199 (14.49%) Computer Science
7 169 (12.31%) Scrum
8 168 (12.24%) DevOps
9 130 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
10 118 (8.59%) Validation
11 111 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (6.55%) Project Management
13 87 (6.34%) Mentoring
14 80 (5.83%) Test Automation
15 77 (5.61%) TDD
16 73 (5.32%) Mathematics
16 73 (5.32%) SDLC
17 70 (5.10%) Microservices
17 70 (5.10%) Software Testing
18 69 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 278 (20.25%) C++
2 266 (19.37%) Python
3 226 (16.46%) C
4 156 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 151 (11.00%) C#
6 149 (10.85%) Java
7 102 (7.43%) SQL
8 71 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 61 (4.44%) MATLAB
10 60 (4.37%) Go
11 44 (3.20%) Embedded C
12 32 (2.33%) Embedded C++
13 28 (2.04%) Rust
14 24 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.68%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.17%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.17%) PHP
18 15 (1.09%) Perl
18 15 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 349 (25.42%) Degree
2 151 (11.00%) Security Cleared
3 107 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 69 (5.03%) Master's Degree
5 42 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.53%) PhD
7 20 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (1.17%) HNC
10 11 (0.80%) HND
11 9 (0.66%) CCNP
11 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.44%) CCIE
13 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.44%) MCITP
13 6 (0.44%) MCSA
13 6 (0.44%) MCSE
13 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.01%) QA
2 27 (1.97%) GDPR
3 25 (1.82%) MISRA
4 22 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.38%) NIST
6 12 (0.87%) MISRA C
7 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.58%) Def Stans
7 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.51%) ISO 26262
8 7 (0.51%) JTAG
8 7 (0.51%) OASIS TOSCA
9 6 (0.44%) IEC 61508
9 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.44%) PMO
10 5 (0.36%) IEC 62304
10 5 (0.36%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 135 (9.83%) Firmware
2 104 (7.57%) Docker
3 43 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.73%) KVM
6 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.29%) Snort
7 4 (0.29%) Squid
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.77%) Terraform
3 23 (1.68%) Puppet
4 20 (1.46%) Ansible
5 13 (0.95%) Istio
6 10 (0.73%) Argo
6 10 (0.73%) Knative
6 10 (0.73%) linkerd
7 8 (0.58%) Suricata
8 7 (0.51%) Grafana
8 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.51%) Packer
8 7 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.44%) SCCM
9 6 (0.44%) WSUS
10 5 (0.36%) Sonobuoy
11 4 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.29%) Nessus
11 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 664 (48.36%) SAP
2 109 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 83 (6.05%) Google
4 69 (5.03%) EMC
5 39 (2.84%) Twitter
6 36 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (2.55%) Cisco
8 25 (1.82%) Xamarin
9 23 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.60%) Oracle
10 22 (1.60%) VMware
11 18 (1.31%) Xilinx
12 14 (1.02%) Cadence
13 13 (0.95%) Infor
13 13 (0.95%) Instagram
14 12 (0.87%) Agilent
15 11 (0.80%) IBM
16 10 (0.73%) F5
16 10 (0.73%) Splunk
17 9 (0.66%) Palo Alto