Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 287 219
Rank change year-on-year +15 -68 +111
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,594 1,855 2,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.17% 1.62%
As % of the General category 3.03% 2.77% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 1,432 2,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 52,616 66,905 81,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 42.11% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39,847 51,340 59,778
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +19 1,503 £50,000 +5.26% 666
UK excluding London +17 1,374 £47,500 +5.56% 684
South East +33 481 £52,500 +16.67% 197
South West +2 437 £45,000 -5.26% 99
London -36 176 £65,000 +13.04% 56
East of England +86 165 £47,500 +26.67% 150
Midlands +61 153 £45,000 +5.26% 97
West Midlands +56 118 £45,000 +4.65% 51
North of England -68 81 £45,000 - 67
North West -54 52 £52,500 +16.67% 35
East Midlands +19 35 £40,000 +23.08% 46
Scotland -34 33 £47,500 +5.56% 51
Yorkshire -1 27 £26,500 -41.11% 22
Wales +14 24 £40,000 -11.11% 19
North East +18 2 £45,000 +9.09% 10
Northern Ireland -4 1 £27,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 787 (49.37%) Manufacturing
2 734 (46.05%) Telecoms
3 669 (41.97%) Marketing
4 668 (41.91%) Finance
5 651 (40.84%) SAP
5 651 (40.84%) Digital Marketing
6 646 (40.53%) Business Intelligence
6 646 (40.53%) Public Sector
7 644 (40.40%) Programme Management
8 543 (34.07%) Degree
9 440 (27.60%) Software Engineering
10 439 (27.54%) C
11 416 (26.10%) C++
12 376 (23.59%) Python
13 363 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
14 277 (17.38%) Linux
15 235 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
16 234 (14.68%) C#
17 219 (13.74%) Java
18 218 (13.68%) Computer Science
19 217 (13.61%) Firmware
20 211 (13.24%) JavaScript
21 198 (12.42%) Security Cleared
22 188 (11.79%) SQL
23 170 (10.66%) Windows
24 158 (9.91%) Embedded C
25 141 (8.85%) Git (software)
26 137 (8.59%) SQL Server
27 134 (8.41%) Microsoft
27 134 (8.41%) Mathematics

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 31 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.44%) Apache
3 17 (1.07%) Confluence
4 15 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 14 (0.88%) CMS
6 13 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.56%) Mule
9 9 (0.56%) Mule ESB
10 8 (0.50%) Drupal
10 8 (0.50%) IIS
11 7 (0.44%) JBoss
12 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.19%) DNN
13 3 (0.19%) Zope
14 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.63%) Simulink
3 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 10 (0.63%) OrCAD
5 9 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.38%) Figma
6 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.38%) Sketch
7 4 (0.25%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.25%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.25%) InVision
7 4 (0.25%) Marvel
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.063%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.063%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.19%) Lawson
2 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.13%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.063%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 126 (7.90%) AWS
2 96 (6.02%) Azure
3 58 (3.64%) SaaS
4 42 (2.63%) Serverless
5 37 (2.32%) Office 365
6 33 (2.07%) GCP
7 27 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (1.57%) GitHub
9 19 (1.19%) Amazon Cognito
9 19 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
9 19 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.00%) npm
11 14 (0.88%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.88%) PaaS
12 13 (0.82%) Azure Stack
12 13 (0.82%) IaaS
13 11 (0.69%) Power Platform
14 9 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.96%) Wireless
2 73 (4.58%) TCP/IP
3 58 (3.64%) Bluetooth
4 56 (3.51%) Internet
5 41 (2.57%) Broadband
6 38 (2.38%) Firewall
7 35 (2.20%) RS-232
8 34 (2.13%) DNS
9 33 (2.07%) RS-485
10 30 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (1.44%) Skype
12 22 (1.38%) 4G
12 22 (1.38%) DHCP
13 20 (1.25%) 3G
13 20 (1.25%) Ethernet
14 18 (1.13%) NFC
15 16 (1.00%) 5G
15 16 (1.00%) HTTP
15 16 (1.00%) LTE
15 16 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.20%) MySQL
3 34 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 30 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 28 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (1.38%) Big Data
7 21 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (1.07%) BigQuery
11 17 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.75%) Looker
13 12 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
14 11 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 141 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.58%) JIRA
3 72 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 36 (2.26%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.63%) Selenium
7 25 (1.57%) JUnit
7 25 (1.57%) Subversion
7 25 (1.57%) webpack
8 23 (1.44%) Jasmine
9 19 (1.19%) Maven
10 17 (1.07%) GCC
11 16 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 16 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
12 15 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 15 (0.94%) JMeter
12 15 (0.94%) Mocha
13 14 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 13 (0.82%) CMake
General
1 787 (49.37%) Manufacturing
2 734 (46.05%) Telecoms
3 669 (41.97%) Marketing
4 668 (41.91%) Finance
5 646 (40.53%) Public Sector
6 104 (6.52%) Automotive
7 86 (5.40%) Aerospace
8 73 (4.58%) Military
9 46 (2.89%) Retail
10 39 (2.45%) Advertising
11 33 (2.07%) Games
12 11 (0.69%) Banking
12 11 (0.69%) Law
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
14 8 (0.50%) German Language
15 7 (0.44%) French Language
16 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 269 (16.88%) Developer
2 268 (16.81%) Software Engineer
3 192 (12.05%) Embedded Engineer
4 152 (9.54%) Electronics Engineer
5 125 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 103 (6.46%) Firmware Engineer
7 88 (5.52%) Analyst
8 82 (5.14%) Software Developer
9 77 (4.83%) Design Engineer
10 72 (4.52%) Consultant
11 69 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
12 61 (3.83%) Support Engineer
13 57 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
14 50 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 49 (3.07%) .NET Developer
16 46 (2.89%) Hardware Engineer
16 46 (2.89%) Senior Firmware Engineer
17 45 (2.82%) Project Manager
18 42 (2.63%) Graduate
18 42 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (8.22%) AngularJS
2 98 (6.15%) .NET
3 97 (6.09%) CSS
4 95 (5.96%) HTML
5 66 (4.14%) Web Services
6 62 (3.89%) REST
7 60 (3.76%) SOAP
8 57 (3.58%) ASP.NET
9 56 (3.51%) React
10 54 (3.39%) Node.js
11 50 (3.14%) RESTful
12 48 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (2.57%) JSON
14 40 (2.51%) jQuery
15 38 (2.38%) Django
16 37 (2.32%) .NET Core
17 31 (1.94%) XML
18 30 (1.88%) JPA
18 30 (1.88%) Spring
19 27 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 101 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.27%) Embedded Systems
3 99 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
4 93 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 78 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 68 (4.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 66 (4.14%) User Experience
8 48 (3.01%) Driving Licence
9 45 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (2.63%) VHDL
11 39 (2.45%) Robotics
12 35 (2.20%) Analogue Electronics
13 26 (1.63%) Blog
14 25 (1.57%) Internet of Things
15 24 (1.51%) Data Centre
16 23 (1.44%) Clustering
16 23 (1.44%) Mobile App
17 16 (1.00%) CAN bus
17 16 (1.00%) Fibre Optics
18 15 (0.94%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 277 (17.38%) Linux
2 170 (10.66%) Windows
3 81 (5.08%) Unix
4 52 (3.26%) Android
5 34 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.01%) Windows 10
7 28 (1.76%) CentOS
8 27 (1.69%) Windows Server
9 26 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
10 20 (1.25%) Solaris
11 17 (1.07%) Mac OS
12 16 (1.00%) FreeRTOS
13 13 (0.82%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.63%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.31%) Debian
18 5 (0.31%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (40.84%) Digital Marketing
2 646 (40.53%) Business Intelligence
3 644 (40.40%) Programme Management
4 440 (27.60%) Software Engineering
5 363 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
6 235 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
7 218 (13.68%) Computer Science
8 134 (8.41%) Mathematics
9 124 (7.78%) Test Automation
10 118 (7.40%) Scrum
11 111 (6.96%) DevOps
11 111 (6.96%) Validation
12 100 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
13 99 (6.21%) Project Management
14 93 (5.83%) TDD
15 86 (5.40%) Physics
16 83 (5.21%) ITIL
16 83 (5.21%) OO
17 81 (5.08%) Mentoring
18 76 (4.77%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 439 (27.54%) C
2 416 (26.10%) C++
3 376 (23.59%) Python
4 234 (14.68%) C#
5 219 (13.74%) Java
6 211 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 188 (11.79%) SQL
8 158 (9.91%) Embedded C
9 70 (4.39%) Perl
10 68 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 64 (4.02%) PHP
12 59 (3.70%) MATLAB
13 56 (3.51%) Embedded C++
14 43 (2.70%) Go
15 33 (2.07%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.94%) ANSI C
17 22 (1.38%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.32%) Assembly Language
19 18 (1.13%) ES6
20 16 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 543 (34.07%) Degree
2 198 (12.42%) Security Cleared
3 128 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 71 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (1.94%) PhD
7 30 (1.88%) HNC
8 27 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.57%) CCNA
10 18 (1.13%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.94%) HND
12 14 (0.88%) CISSP
12 14 (0.88%) MCP
12 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.82%) CCA
13 13 (0.82%) RHCE
14 11 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (0.69%) ISEB
15 10 (0.63%) CCNP
15 10 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.95%) QA
2 25 (1.57%) SLA
3 18 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 16 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.75%) ISO 26262
6 10 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.50%) JTAG
7 8 (0.50%) RMADS
8 7 (0.44%) IEC 61131
8 7 (0.44%) MISRA
9 5 (0.31%) HL7
9 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.31%) PMO
10 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.19%) GDPR
11 3 (0.19%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.13%) DICOM
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 217 (13.61%) Firmware
2 75 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 73 (4.58%) Docker
4 52 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.13%) vSphere
7 17 (1.07%) XenApp
8 14 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.063%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.063%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (2.13%) Terraform
2 25 (1.57%) Ansible
2 25 (1.57%) SCCM
3 18 (1.13%) SCOM
4 16 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 13 (0.82%) SCOrch
6 12 (0.75%) Nagios
7 10 (0.63%) WSUS
8 9 (0.56%) Kibana
8 9 (0.56%) logstash
9 8 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.38%) Cacti
11 6 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.38%) Puppet
11 6 (0.38%) SELinux
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.19%) Graylog
13 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 651 (40.84%) SAP
2 134 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 80 (5.02%) VMware
4 67 (4.20%) Oracle
5 64 (4.02%) Cisco
6 63 (3.95%) EMC
7 33 (2.07%) Google
8 31 (1.94%) Freescale
8 31 (1.94%) Renesas
9 27 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.38%) Tableau
11 20 (1.25%) Citrix
12 18 (1.13%) 3PAR
13 15 (0.94%) Isilon
14 14 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.88%) Xilinx
15 13 (0.82%) Altera
15 13 (0.82%) Splunk
16 12 (0.75%) Talend