Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 196 312
Rank change year-on-year -107 +116 +57
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 1,863 3,247 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.83% 1.04%
As % of the General category 2.65% 4.24% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 2,731 1,733
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 70,177 76,590 86,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 43.27% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53,971 56,943 71,113
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 -116 1,747 £45,000 - 633
UK excluding London -70 1,611 £45,000 - 580
South West -27 536 £47,500 +5.56% 120
South East -32 491 £45,000 - 139
London -216 225 £50,000 -13.04% 82
North of England -103 189 £45,000 - 62
East of England -106 162 £47,500 +5.56% 139
Midlands -97 146 £42,500 +6.25% 88
North West -74 120 £48,500 +5.43% 33
West Midlands -65 109 £42,500 +21.43% 68
Scotland +4 69 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Yorkshire -10 50 £42,500 +6.25% 21
East Midlands -63 37 £44,250 +10.63% 20
North East -59 19 £40,000 -15.79% 8
Wales -1 13 £38,500 -6.67% 4
Northern Ireland - 5 - - 3

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 (42.24%) Manufacturing
2 737 (39.56%) Degree
3 715 (38.38%) Telecoms
4 679 (36.45%) Finance
5 659 (35.37%) Marketing
6 635 (34.08%) Business Intelligence
7 626 (33.60%) Digital Marketing
8 624 (33.49%) SAP
9 621 (33.33%) Programme Management
10 521 (27.97%) Software Engineering
11 486 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
12 453 (24.32%) C++
13 430 (23.08%) C
14 377 (20.24%) C#
15 355 (19.06%) Computer Science
16 334 (17.93%) Java
16 334 (17.93%) Python
17 308 (16.53%) Linux
18 294 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
19 284 (15.24%) JavaScript
20 252 (13.53%) .NET
21 235 (12.61%) Microsoft
22 234 (12.56%) SQL
23 231 (12.40%) Firmware
24 224 (12.02%) Test Automation
25 223 (11.97%) TDD
26 218 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
27 209 (11.22%) Scrum
28 202 (10.84%) HTML
29 200 (10.74%) 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 49 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 20 (1.07%) Mule
3 19 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 16 (0.86%) JBoss
4 16 (0.86%) Mule ESB
5 14 (0.75%) Confluence
6 13 (0.70%) CMS
7 11 (0.59%) Apache
8 10 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.38%) IIS
10 7 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.32%) Drupal
11 6 (0.32%) Kentico
11 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 85 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.36%) Simulink
4 26 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.23%) OrCAD
6 15 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.64%) Stateflow
8 10 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.38%) FrameMaker
9 7 (0.38%) TargetLink
10 6 (0.32%) Doxygen
11 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.054%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.054%) SPSS
13 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.75%) Magento
3 6 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.16%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.054%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.054%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 132 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (3.92%) SaaS
4 38 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.07%) Office 365
6 18 (0.97%) GitHub
7 15 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.70%) PaaS
9 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.54%) IaaS
10 10 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.32%) npm
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.16%) AdWords
14 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 127 (6.82%) Wireless
2 88 (4.72%) Internet
3 56 (3.01%) Ethernet
4 53 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.79%) Bluetooth
6 37 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
7 30 (1.61%) HTTP
8 29 (1.56%) NFC
9 24 (1.29%) DNS
10 19 (1.02%) VLAN
11 18 (0.97%) DHCP
11 18 (0.97%) GSM
11 18 (0.97%) LTE
12 16 (0.86%) RS-232
13 14 (0.75%) ZigBee
14 13 (0.70%) Firewall
14 13 (0.70%) LAN
15 12 (0.64%) IPv4
15 12 (0.64%) UMTS
15 12 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.60%) Big Data
3 77 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 54 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 45 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 44 (2.36%) MySQL
7 38 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.66%) Blockchain
9 28 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 28 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 22 (1.18%) Data Mining
13 18 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.86%) Hazelcast
15 16 (0.86%) Power BI
16 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (6.55%) JIRA
2 90 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 87 (4.67%) JUnit
4 65 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 56 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 49 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 49 (2.63%) Subversion
7 48 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 45 (2.42%) Selenium
9 42 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 41 (2.20%) Gradle
11 37 (1.99%) Calabash
11 37 (1.99%) fastlane
12 31 (1.66%) Mockito
13 29 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
14 28 (1.50%) Android Studio
15 26 (1.40%) Cucumber
16 25 (1.34%) LabVIEW
16 25 (1.34%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 787 (42.24%) Manufacturing
2 715 (38.38%) Telecoms
3 679 (36.45%) Finance
4 659 (35.37%) Marketing
5 142 (7.62%) Retail
6 121 (6.49%) Automotive
7 72 (3.86%) Aerospace
8 63 (3.38%) Banking
9 41 (2.20%) Games
9 41 (2.20%) Military
10 24 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 16 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
13 11 (0.59%) Advertising
14 8 (0.43%) Publishing
15 7 (0.38%) Avionics
16 6 (0.32%) German Language
16 6 (0.32%) Legal
16 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 408 (21.90%) Developer
2 275 (14.76%) Software Engineer
3 242 (12.99%) Electronics Engineer
4 158 (8.48%) Embedded Engineer
5 145 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 135 (7.25%) Design Engineer
7 108 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 106 (5.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 105 (5.64%) Analyst
10 103 (5.53%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 95 (5.10%) Java Developer
12 92 (4.94%) Graduate
13 91 (4.88%) C# Developer
14 90 (4.83%) Test Engineer
15 81 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
16 78 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
17 76 (4.08%) Senior Developer
18 69 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
19 68 (3.65%) C# Software Developer
20 66 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (13.53%) .NET
2 202 (10.84%) HTML
3 171 (9.18%) CSS
4 141 (7.57%) AngularJS
5 131 (7.03%) ASP.NET
6 98 (5.26%) jQuery
7 89 (4.78%) Web Services
8 83 (4.46%) REST
9 72 (3.86%) HTML5
10 67 (3.60%) RESTful
11 64 (3.44%) Spring
12 58 (3.11%) Node.js
13 57 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (3.06%) XML
14 55 (2.95%) SOAP
15 50 (2.68%) React
16 48 (2.58%) CSS3
17 40 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (2.15%) JSON
18 35 (1.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 355 (19.06%) Computer Science
2 218 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (6.07%) Self-Motivation
4 107 (5.74%) Embedded Systems
5 102 (5.48%) User Experience
6 89 (4.78%) Algorithms
7 83 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
8 82 (4.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 60 (3.22%) Management Information System
10 46 (2.47%) Fintech
11 41 (2.20%) Internet of Things
12 40 (2.15%) Robotics
13 35 (1.88%) Mobile App
14 25 (1.34%) Acoustics
14 25 (1.34%) CAN bus
14 25 (1.34%) VHDL
15 24 (1.29%) Blog
16 23 (1.23%) Contactless
16 23 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
16 23 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 308 (16.53%) Linux
2 179 (9.61%) Windows
3 97 (5.21%) Android
4 65 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
5 45 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.88%) Unix
7 32 (1.72%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.29%) Windows 10
9 19 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.86%) FreeRTOS
11 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.75%) Solaris
13 11 (0.59%) VxWorks
14 10 (0.54%) SafeRTOS
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.21%) Debian
16 4 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (34.08%) Business Intelligence
2 626 (33.60%) Digital Marketing
3 621 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 521 (27.97%) Software Engineering
5 486 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
7 224 (12.02%) Test Automation
8 223 (11.97%) TDD
9 209 (11.22%) Scrum
10 200 (10.74%) Mathematics
11 172 (9.23%) BDD
12 145 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (7.19%) Machine Learning
14 116 (6.23%) E-Commerce
15 114 (6.12%) MVC
16 111 (5.96%) OO
17 104 (5.58%) Physics
17 104 (5.58%) SDLC
18 98 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
18 98 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 453 (24.32%) C++
2 430 (23.08%) C
3 377 (20.24%) C#
4 334 (17.93%) Java
4 334 (17.93%) Python
5 284 (15.24%) JavaScript
6 234 (12.56%) SQL
7 173 (9.29%) Embedded C
8 86 (4.62%) Perl
9 57 (3.06%) Embedded C++
9 57 (3.06%) MATLAB
10 51 (2.74%) PHP
11 47 (2.52%) Ruby
12 45 (2.42%) Go
13 41 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 38 (2.04%) Assembly Language
15 36 (1.93%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 737 (39.56%) Degree
2 161 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 71 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.68%) PhD
6 41 (2.20%) HND
7 33 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.40%) HNC
9 24 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.43%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.38%) CCNA
14 7 (0.38%) MCDST
14 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.32%) CCNP
16 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.67%) QA
2 39 (2.09%) MISRA
3 28 (1.50%) SLA
4 24 (1.29%) ISO 26262
5 23 (1.23%) IEC 61508
5 23 (1.23%) MISRA C
6 18 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.81%) GCP
7 15 (0.81%) ISO 13485
8 13 (0.70%) PMO
9 12 (0.64%) DO-178B
10 10 (0.54%) ISO 15765
10 10 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.48%) Def Stans
11 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.38%) HAZOP
12 7 (0.38%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.32%) DO-160
14 5 (0.27%) DO-254
14 5 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 231 (12.40%) Firmware
2 68 (3.65%) Docker
3 45 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (2.31%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.54%) vSphere
7 10 (0.54%) XenApp
8 5 (0.27%) KVM
8 5 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.054%) LXC
11 1 (0.054%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 64 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 54 (2.90%) Ansible
3 27 (1.45%) HockeyApp
4 21 (1.13%) Puppet
5 19 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.75%) Terraform
7 9 (0.48%) Nagios
8 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.43%) SCCM
9 7 (0.38%) Cacti
9 7 (0.38%) Salt
10 5 (0.27%) Grafana
10 5 (0.27%) Istio
11 4 (0.21%) Kibana
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.11%) Icinga
12 2 (0.11%) Mesos
12 2 (0.11%) Packer
12 2 (0.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 624 (33.49%) SAP
2 235 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 110 (5.90%) Oracle
4 67 (3.60%) EMC
5 55 (2.95%) VMware
6 54 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 49 (2.63%) Google
8 35 (1.88%) Apple
9 28 (1.50%) Cisco
10 27 (1.45%) Xilinx
11 26 (1.40%) Citrix
12 23 (1.23%) Altera
12 23 (1.23%) Hyperion
13 20 (1.07%) IBM
14 16 (0.86%) Cadence
14 16 (0.86%) Tableau
15 13 (0.70%) HP
15 13 (0.70%) Sybase
16 12 (0.64%) CA
17 9 (0.48%) Dell