Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 244 279
Rank change year-on-year -58 +35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,443 719 1,602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.31% 1.19%
As % of the General category 1.88% 2.60% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 924 660 1,233
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,375 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +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 76,677 27,658 73,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.38% 50.56% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47,445 22,473 56,957
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -38 1,363 £55,000 +10.00% 632
UK excluding London -28 1,027 £48,500 -3.00% 596
London -105 330 £70,000 +27.27% 70
South East -27 305 £45,000 -10.00% 177
South West 0 283 £45,000 -10.00% 110
East of England +51 252 £60,000 +14.29% 117
Work from Home -127 248 £55,000 +15.79% 63
North of England -107 79 £55,000 +10.00% 74
Midlands -97 72 £50,750 +10.33% 80
West Midlands -79 58 £55,000 +29.41% 53
North West -79 50 £55,000 - 39
Scotland -81 31 £46,974 -1.11% 25
Yorkshire -89 25 £36,750 -26.50% 26
East Midlands -73 14 £50,000 +5.26% 27
North East -29 4 £56,250 +27.84% 9
Wales -47 4 £57,500 +48.39% 13
Northern Ireland -46 1 £27,000 -44.62% 2

For the 6 months to 30 November 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.

1 610 (42.27%) Finance
2 588 (40.75%) Manufacturing
3 562 (38.95%) Marketing
4 558 (38.67%) Telecoms
5 526 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
6 525 (36.38%) Digital Marketing
7 519 (35.97%) Programme Management
8 518 (35.90%) Public Sector
9 516 (35.76%) SAP
10 372 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
10 372 (25.78%) Software Engineering
11 329 (22.80%) Social Skills
12 324 (22.45%) Degree
13 242 (16.77%) C
14 223 (15.45%) C++
15 195 (13.51%) C#
15 195 (13.51%) Python
16 179 (12.40%) Azure
17 154 (10.67%) Computer Science
17 154 (10.67%) Firmware
18 150 (10.40%) Linux
18 150 (10.40%) JavaScript
19 148 (10.26%) Microsoft
20 147 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
21 145 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
22 136 (9.42%) DevOps
23 134 (9.29%) Java
24 132 (9.15%) Windows
25 129 (8.94%) Test Automation
26 128 (8.87%) .NET

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 33 (2.29%) Confluence
2 19 (1.32%) CMS
3 16 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 13 (0.90%) Apache
6 7 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
6 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.49%) IIS
6 7 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.28%) nginx
9 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.069%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.069%) Tornado
11 1 (0.069%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.069%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (6.03%) Simulink
2 32 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.14%) Zemax
7 1 (0.069%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.069%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.069%) Blender
7 1 (0.069%) Houdini
7 1 (0.069%) Maya
7 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.069%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.14%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.069%) FastStats
4 1 (0.069%) iTrent
4 1 (0.069%) Maximo
4 1 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.069%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 179 (12.40%) Azure
2 91 (6.31%) AWS
3 90 (6.24%) SaaS
4 59 (4.09%) Microsoft 365
5 55 (3.81%) GCP
6 17 (1.18%) Serverless
7 16 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (1.11%) Power Platform
8 15 (1.04%) GitHub
9 10 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 6 (0.42%) Heroku
13 5 (0.35%) Azure Sentinel
13 5 (0.35%) Yammer
14 4 (0.28%) npm
15 3 (0.21%) Amazon EKS
15 3 (0.21%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.37%) Modbus
2 36 (2.49%) Internet
2 36 (2.49%) RS-485
3 31 (2.15%) Firewall
4 30 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.01%) RS-422
6 28 (1.94%) VPN
7 27 (1.87%) Wireless
8 21 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (1.39%) MQTT
10 18 (1.25%) Software-Defined Radio
11 16 (1.11%) 3G
11 16 (1.11%) Broadband
12 14 (0.97%) HTTP
13 12 (0.83%) 4G
13 12 (0.83%) Ethernet
13 12 (0.83%) WAN
14 11 (0.76%) PBX
14 11 (0.76%) Profibus
14 11 (0.76%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.84%) NoSQL
3 36 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (1.87%) MySQL
6 18 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.97%) Big Data
8 14 (0.97%) Power BI
9 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.76%) SQLite
11 10 (0.69%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.49%) OLAP
12 7 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.35%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.35%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 71 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 69 (4.78%) JIRA
3 66 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.91%) Rational Rhapsody
5 36 (2.49%) Selenium
6 29 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
8 26 (1.80%) Rational Team Concert
9 20 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.25%) JUnit
11 17 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
12 14 (0.97%) Cypress.io
13 12 (0.83%) TestRail
14 11 (0.76%) TestNG
15 10 (0.69%) CMake
15 10 (0.69%) GitLab
15 10 (0.69%) Liquibase
16 7 (0.49%) GCC
16 7 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 610 (42.27%) Finance
2 588 (40.75%) Manufacturing
3 562 (38.95%) Marketing
4 558 (38.67%) Telecoms
5 518 (35.90%) Public Sector
6 329 (22.80%) Social Skills
7 108 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (4.44%) Retail
9 61 (4.23%) Automotive
10 54 (3.74%) Financial Institution
11 42 (2.91%) Games
12 40 (2.77%) Presentation Skills
13 36 (2.49%) Avionics
14 34 (2.36%) Aerospace
15 28 (1.94%) Advertising
16 27 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
17 22 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
18 15 (1.04%) Back Office
19 12 (0.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 10 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 206 (14.28%) Developer
2 191 (13.24%) Software Engineer
3 183 (12.68%) Electronics Engineer
4 153 (10.60%) Systems Engineer
5 143 (9.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 100 (6.93%) Hardware Engineer
7 94 (6.51%) Architect
8 93 (6.44%) Design Engineer
9 65 (4.50%) Development Engineer
9 65 (4.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 60 (4.16%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
11 55 (3.81%) Software Developer
12 51 (3.53%) Project Manager
12 51 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 50 (3.47%) Analyst
13 50 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
14 41 (2.84%) .NET Developer
15 37 (2.56%) Software Development Engineer
16 36 (2.49%) Security Architect
16 36 (2.49%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.87%) .NET
2 85 (5.89%) React
3 84 (5.82%) HTML
4 74 (5.13%) CSS
5 55 (3.81%) .NET Core
6 47 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 41 (2.84%) Web Services
8 39 (2.70%) XML
9 36 (2.49%) REST
10 31 (2.15%) jQuery
11 28 (1.94%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.94%) Node.js
12 25 (1.73%) WCF
13 24 (1.66%) GraphQL
14 22 (1.52%) .NET Framework
15 18 (1.25%) NumPy
16 17 (1.18%) Ajax
16 17 (1.18%) EDI
16 17 (1.18%) SOAP
17 15 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.39%) Algorithms
2 106 (7.35%) Analogue Electronics
3 75 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
4 71 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 69 (4.78%) User Experience
6 60 (4.16%) Optoelectronics
7 58 (4.02%) Blog
8 50 (3.47%) Tandem
9 39 (2.70%) Social Media
10 30 (2.08%) Robotics
11 27 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 26 (1.80%) Internet of Things
13 20 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 20 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.32%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.25%) Driving Licence
15 18 (1.25%) Smart City
15 18 (1.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 150 (10.40%) Linux
2 132 (9.15%) Windows
3 50 (3.47%) Android
4 40 (2.77%) Unix
5 36 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 16 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.76%) ThreadX
11 11 (0.76%) VxWorks
11 11 (0.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 9 (0.62%) CentOS
12 9 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
13 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.28%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.14%) AIX
16 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (36.45%) Business Intelligence
2 525 (36.38%) Digital Marketing
3 519 (35.97%) Programme Management
4 372 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
4 372 (25.78%) Software Engineering
5 154 (10.67%) Computer Science
6 147 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
7 145 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (9.42%) DevOps
9 129 (8.94%) Test Automation
10 125 (8.66%) Validation
11 116 (8.04%) Scrum
12 113 (7.83%) TDD
13 99 (6.86%) Mentoring
14 95 (6.58%) Physics
15 94 (6.51%) Software Testing
16 87 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
17 83 (5.75%) People Management
18 77 (5.34%) Schematic Capture
19 75 (5.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 242 (16.77%) C
2 223 (15.45%) C++
3 195 (13.51%) C#
3 195 (13.51%) Python
4 150 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 134 (9.29%) Java
6 111 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 100 (6.93%) SQL
8 69 (4.78%) Embedded C
9 47 (3.26%) Ada
10 44 (3.05%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 32 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 31 (2.15%) Go
14 26 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.66%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 19 (1.32%) PHP
18 13 (0.90%) Kotlin
18 13 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 324 (22.45%) Degree
2 61 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.22%) CEH
5 32 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 16 (1.11%) PhD
7 14 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.62%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.49%) CISM
9 7 (0.49%) CISSP
10 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.35%) CCSA
11 5 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (0.35%) GCIA
11 5 (0.35%) HNC
11 5 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.57%) QA
2 60 (4.16%) MISRA
3 52 (3.60%) Def Stans
4 24 (1.66%) DO-254
5 22 (1.52%) NIST
6 21 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (1.39%) IEC 61508
7 20 (1.39%) ISO 26262
8 18 (1.25%) GDPR
9 12 (0.83%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.76%) DO-178B
10 11 (0.76%) MISRA C
11 10 (0.69%) Accessibility
12 7 (0.49%) ISO 13485
13 6 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.28%) SLA
16 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 154 (10.67%) Firmware
2 85 (5.89%) Docker
3 38 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.83%) vSphere
5 11 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.21%) Snort
10 3 (0.21%) Squid
11 1 (0.069%) KVM
Systems Management
1 81 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.25%) Terraform
3 17 (1.18%) Ansible
4 14 (0.97%) Puppet
5 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.49%) Nagios
7 6 (0.42%) Nessus
7 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.35%) Grafana
8 5 (0.35%) Packer
8 5 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.21%) CASB
10 3 (0.21%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.21%) Suricata
11 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.069%) PingFederate
11 1 (0.069%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 516 (35.76%) SAP
2 148 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 70 (4.85%) EMC
4 66 (4.57%) Oracle
5 51 (3.53%) IBM
6 33 (2.29%) VMware
7 32 (2.22%) Cisco
8 31 (2.15%) Google
9 24 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.11%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.90%) Splunk
12 11 (0.76%) Klocwork
13 10 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.69%) Sencha
14 9 (0.62%) Apple
14 9 (0.62%) Cadence
15 8 (0.55%) Ericsson
15 8 (0.55%) Huawei
15 8 (0.55%) LogRhythm