Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 309 199
Rank change year-on-year +21 -110 +124
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,564 1,803 3,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.08% 1.84%
As % of the General category 2.84% 2.51% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,369 2,724
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,250
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 55,114 71,841 80,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.62% 43.14% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41,268 54,948 58,590
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +31 1,468 £50,000 +7.53% 685
UK excluding London +13 1,367 £47,500 +5.56% 700
South East +19 462 £50,500 +12.22% 171
South West -3 423 £45,000 -5.26% 117
Midlands +42 169 £45,000 +5.88% 103
London +32 163 £62,500 +16.28% 53
West Midlands +49 133 £45,000 +5.88% 60
East of England +67 125 £50,000 +11.11% 171
North of England -68 114 £45,000 +2.27% 72
North West -42 69 £48,750 +8.33% 37
Scotland -7 48 £45,000 - 45
East Midlands +19 36 £53,750 +26.47% 42
Yorkshire -16 35 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Wales +22 25 £42,500 +6.25% 16
North East +20 10 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Northern Ireland -13 2 £27,500 - 7

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 770 (49.23%) Manufacturing
2 728 (46.55%) Telecoms
3 684 (43.73%) Finance
4 680 (43.48%) Marketing
5 661 (42.26%) Public Sector
6 660 (42.20%) SAP
7 654 (41.82%) Digital Marketing
8 650 (41.56%) Business Intelligence
9 649 (41.50%) Programme Management
10 531 (33.95%) Degree
11 408 (26.09%) Software Engineering
12 405 (25.90%) C++
13 404 (25.83%) C
13 404 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
14 318 (20.33%) Python
15 270 (17.26%) Linux
16 244 (15.60%) C#
17 225 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
18 220 (14.07%) Computer Science
19 204 (13.04%) Firmware
20 203 (12.98%) Java
21 201 (12.85%) SQL
22 192 (12.28%) JavaScript
23 168 (10.74%) Security Cleared
24 154 (9.85%) Windows
25 153 (9.78%) AWS
26 142 (9.08%) Test Automation
27 140 (8.95%) Microsoft
28 132 (8.44%) Mathematics
29 130 (8.31%) Scrum

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 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 15 (0.96%) Confluence
5 14 (0.90%) CMS
5 14 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.58%) Apache
8 6 (0.38%) Drupal
8 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.38%) Zope
9 5 (0.32%) JBoss
9 5 (0.32%) Mule
9 5 (0.32%) Mule ESB
9 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.26%) IIS
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.064%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.064%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.34%) Simulink
4 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (0.64%) Figma
6 10 (0.64%) InVision
6 10 (0.64%) Marvel
6 10 (0.64%) Sketch
7 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.45%) GNU Octave
8 7 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.45%) OrCAD
9 5 (0.32%) Windchill
10 4 (0.26%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.064%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.26%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.19%) Lawson
3 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.13%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.064%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.064%) Primavera
4 1 (0.064%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.064%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 153 (9.78%) AWS
2 81 (5.18%) Azure
3 78 (4.99%) SaaS
4 47 (3.01%) Serverless
5 42 (2.69%) GCP
6 41 (2.62%) Office 365
7 38 (2.43%) GitHub
8 25 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.47%) npm
10 21 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (1.34%) AWS CodePipeline
10 21 (1.34%) Power Platform
10 21 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (1.21%) IaaS
12 13 (0.83%) PaaS
13 12 (0.77%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.70%) Azure Stack
15 10 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 10 (0.64%) Heroku
16 6 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.60%) Wireless
2 62 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 49 (3.13%) Bluetooth
3 49 (3.13%) Internet
4 48 (3.07%) Ethernet
5 34 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 33 (2.11%) DNS
7 32 (2.05%) RS-232
8 26 (1.66%) RS-485
9 25 (1.60%) Firewall
9 25 (1.60%) Skype
10 23 (1.47%) DHCP
11 21 (1.34%) Broadband
12 20 (1.28%) ZigBee
13 19 (1.21%) HTTP
14 18 (1.15%) NFC
15 15 (0.96%) VPN
16 13 (0.83%) WAN
17 12 (0.77%) VoIP
18 11 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (2.37%) Big Data
4 35 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 35 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 31 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 23 (1.47%) BigQuery
8 23 (1.47%) MySQL
9 22 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.34%) Power BI
11 20 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.09%) Data Mining
15 16 (1.02%) QlikView
16 15 (0.96%) Blockchain
17 14 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 123 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 97 (6.20%) JIRA
3 60 (3.84%) Visual Studio
4 39 (2.49%) Selenium
5 36 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 29 (1.85%) webpack
7 26 (1.66%) Jasmine
7 26 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (1.47%) WebDriver
9 22 (1.41%) JUnit
9 22 (1.41%) Mocha
9 22 (1.41%) Subversion
10 18 (1.15%) LabVIEW
11 17 (1.09%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.96%) Protractor
12 15 (0.96%) TestRail
13 14 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.83%) Maven
15 12 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 770 (49.23%) Manufacturing
2 728 (46.55%) Telecoms
3 684 (43.73%) Finance
4 680 (43.48%) Marketing
5 661 (42.26%) Public Sector
6 92 (5.88%) Automotive
7 70 (4.48%) Aerospace
8 64 (4.09%) Retail
9 46 (2.94%) Games
9 46 (2.94%) Military
10 28 (1.79%) Advertising
11 22 (1.41%) Banking
12 14 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.77%) Local Government
13 12 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.70%) Social Housing
15 10 (0.64%) German Language
16 9 (0.58%) French Language
17 8 (0.51%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 267 (17.07%) Developer
2 224 (14.32%) Software Engineer
3 194 (12.40%) Embedded Engineer
4 149 (9.53%) Electronics Engineer
5 131 (8.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 94 (6.01%) Analyst
7 78 (4.99%) Consultant
8 76 (4.86%) Firmware Engineer
9 75 (4.80%) Software Developer
10 72 (4.60%) Design Engineer
11 68 (4.35%) Support Engineer
12 56 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 53 (3.39%) Senior Electronics Engineer
14 49 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
15 48 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
16 47 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 46 (2.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
17 46 (2.94%) Test Engineer
18 45 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
19 39 (2.49%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.03%) CSS
2 105 (6.71%) AngularJS
2 105 (6.71%) HTML
3 102 (6.52%) .NET
4 71 (4.54%) React
5 62 (3.96%) Node.js
6 58 (3.71%) RESTful
7 57 (3.64%) Web Services
8 54 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 50 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 45 (2.88%) JSON
10 45 (2.88%) REST
11 40 (2.56%) jQuery
11 40 (2.56%) SOAP
12 37 (2.37%) HTML5
12 37 (2.37%) Spring
13 34 (2.17%) XML
14 32 (2.05%) Django
15 30 (1.92%) Vue.js
16 25 (1.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.31%) Embedded Systems
2 119 (7.61%) Algorithms
3 117 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (6.39%) User Experience
5 85 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 52 (3.32%) VHDL
8 50 (3.20%) Robotics
9 49 (3.13%) Analogue Electronics
10 48 (3.07%) Management Information System
11 39 (2.49%) Driving Licence
12 38 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
13 37 (2.37%) Blog
14 30 (1.92%) Internet of Things
15 29 (1.85%) Data Centre
16 23 (1.47%) Mobile App
17 18 (1.15%) Acoustics
18 17 (1.09%) Device Driver
18 17 (1.09%) Smartphone
19 16 (1.02%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 270 (17.26%) Linux
2 154 (9.85%) Windows
3 74 (4.73%) Unix
4 58 (3.71%) Android
5 33 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
7 30 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 29 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.28%) CentOS
10 15 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 15 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
14 7 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.38%) Solaris
15 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.32%) OpenWrt
17 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (41.82%) Digital Marketing
2 650 (41.56%) Business Intelligence
3 649 (41.50%) Programme Management
4 408 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 404 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
6 225 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
7 220 (14.07%) Computer Science
8 142 (9.08%) Test Automation
9 132 (8.44%) Mathematics
10 130 (8.31%) Scrum
11 108 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (6.59%) Validation
13 95 (6.07%) Physics
14 93 (5.95%) TDD
15 92 (5.88%) DevOps
16 89 (5.69%) Project Management
17 80 (5.12%) Project Delivery
17 80 (5.12%) SDLC
18 77 (4.92%) OO
19 71 (4.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 405 (25.90%) C++
2 404 (25.83%) C
3 318 (20.33%) Python
4 244 (15.60%) C#
5 203 (12.98%) Java
6 201 (12.85%) SQL
7 192 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 130 (8.31%) Embedded C
9 58 (3.71%) Embedded C++
10 56 (3.58%) MATLAB
11 55 (3.52%) PHP
12 47 (3.01%) Perl
13 44 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 42 (2.69%) Go
15 25 (1.60%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.47%) ES6
18 22 (1.41%) ES7
19 21 (1.34%) R
20 20 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 531 (33.95%) Degree
2 168 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 108 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 67 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (3.96%) DV Cleared
6 34 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (2.05%) PhD
8 28 (1.79%) CCNA
9 27 (1.73%) ISTQB
10 17 (1.09%) HNC
10 17 (1.09%) ISEB
10 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.96%) HND
12 14 (0.90%) CCNP
13 13 (0.83%) MCP
14 12 (0.77%) RHCE
15 11 (0.70%) CCA
16 10 (0.64%) A+ Certification
17 9 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.67%) QA
2 31 (1.98%) SLA
3 16 (1.02%) ISO 26262
4 15 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 15 (0.96%) MISRA
5 14 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.64%) IEC 61131
7 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.45%) JTAG
8 7 (0.45%) PMO
9 6 (0.38%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.26%) IEC 62304
10 4 (0.26%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.19%) HL7
11 3 (0.19%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.064%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 204 (13.04%) Firmware
2 62 (3.96%) Docker
3 53 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 40 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.96%) XenApp
7 12 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.58%) vSphere
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.064%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.064%) vCloud
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (3.01%) Terraform
2 26 (1.66%) SCCM
3 23 (1.47%) Ansible
4 17 (1.09%) SCOM
5 16 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.90%) Nagios
7 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 9 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.51%) SELinux
10 7 (0.45%) Grafana
10 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.45%) Puppet
11 6 (0.38%) Cacti
11 6 (0.38%) Graphite
11 6 (0.38%) Kibana
11 6 (0.38%) logstash
11 6 (0.38%) WSUS
12 4 (0.26%) Graylog
12 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 660 (42.20%) SAP
2 140 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 72 (4.60%) EMC
4 65 (4.16%) Oracle
5 64 (4.09%) VMware
6 61 (3.90%) Cisco
7 37 (2.37%) Google
8 27 (1.73%) Tableau
9 19 (1.21%) Renesas
10 18 (1.15%) Adobe
10 18 (1.15%) Citrix
10 18 (1.15%) Freescale
11 17 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.96%) Hyperion
12 15 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.90%) Informatica
13 14 (0.90%) Talend
13 14 (0.90%) Xamarin
14 13 (0.83%) Splunk
15 11 (0.70%) Apple