Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 300 312
Rank change year-on-year -82 +12 -48
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 685 1,577 1,824
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 1.10% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.90% 2.73% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 578 1,286 1,503
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

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 36,111 57,790 74,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.24% 40.18% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27,395 43,429 57,294
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,195 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.92% +1.11% +5.88%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -80 634 £50,000 +5.26% 200
UK excluding London -45 556 £47,500 +5.56% 212
South East -56 167 £52,500 +23.53% 55
South West -42 132 £47,500 -5.00% 26
London +17 106 £55,000 - 34
East of England +67 78 £42,500 - 46
Midlands +39 76 £45,000 - 24
Work from Home +74 65 £52,500 -16.00% 6
North of England +27 65 £50,000 +11.11% 15
West Midlands +27 60 £45,000 - 15
North West +5 42 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Scotland +35 29 £57,500 +22.99% 40
Yorkshire +79 22 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +55 15 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Wales -18 8 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Northern Ireland +25 2 £45,500 - 2
North East +4 1 £31,000 -22.50% 2

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 233 (34.01%) Manufacturing
2 215 (31.39%) Telecoms
3 213 (31.09%) Software Engineering
4 202 (29.49%) Degree
4 202 (29.49%) C
5 199 (29.05%) C++
6 197 (28.76%) Finance
7 194 (28.32%) Marketing
8 187 (27.30%) SAP
9 185 (27.01%) Programme Management
10 183 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
10 183 (26.72%) Digital Marketing
10 183 (26.72%) Public Sector
11 156 (22.77%) Python
12 136 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
13 121 (17.66%) Linux
14 106 (15.47%) JavaScript
15 102 (14.89%) Firmware
16 100 (14.60%) C#
17 96 (14.01%) Java
18 86 (12.55%) Security Cleared
18 86 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
19 83 (12.12%) Microsoft
20 72 (10.51%) Git (software)
21 68 (9.93%) Validation
22 66 (9.64%) TCP/IP
22 66 (9.64%) .NET
23 65 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (9.20%) Embedded C
25 62 (9.05%) Computer Science

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 7 (1.02%) Mule
1 7 (1.02%) Mule ESB
2 6 (0.88%) IIS
3 5 (0.73%) CMS
4 4 (0.58%) Apache
4 4 (0.58%) Confluence
4 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.44%) JBoss
5 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.34%) Simulink
3 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.75%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.73%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.03%) AWS
2 36 (5.26%) Azure
3 18 (2.63%) Office 365
4 13 (1.90%) Serverless
5 12 (1.75%) AWS IoT
5 12 (1.75%) GCP
6 11 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon Cognito
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.31%) SaaS
8 5 (0.73%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 45 (6.57%) Bluetooth
2 45 (6.57%) Wireless
3 38 (5.55%) Internet
4 14 (2.04%) MQTT
4 14 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.75%) Firewall
5 12 (1.75%) RS-485
6 11 (1.61%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.61%) RS-232
7 9 (1.31%) NAS
7 9 (1.31%) Skype
8 8 (1.17%) 4G
8 8 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (1.17%) ZigBee
9 7 (1.02%) 3G
9 7 (1.02%) VPN
10 6 (0.88%) DHCP
10 6 (0.88%) DNS
10 6 (0.88%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.02%) MySQL
6 6 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (0.73%) Power BI
8 4 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.58%) Data Mart
8 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.29%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 72 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.96%) JIRA
3 28 (4.09%) Subversion
4 24 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (1.90%) JUnit
8 12 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.46%) GitLab
10 7 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.02%) JBehave
10 7 (1.02%) LabVIEW
10 7 (1.02%) Maven
10 7 (1.02%) NUnit
10 7 (1.02%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.58%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.58%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.58%) WiX
General
1 233 (34.01%) Manufacturing
2 215 (31.39%) Telecoms
3 197 (28.76%) Finance
4 194 (28.32%) Marketing
5 183 (26.72%) Public Sector
6 55 (8.03%) Automotive
7 34 (4.96%) Aerospace
8 18 (2.63%) Law
9 17 (2.48%) Advertising
9 17 (2.48%) Military
10 16 (2.34%) Games
10 16 (2.34%) Retail
11 6 (0.88%) Local Government
12 5 (0.73%) Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Police
14 2 (0.29%) Avionics
14 2 (0.29%) Legal
14 2 (0.29%) Welsh Language
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (19.27%) Software Engineer
2 114 (16.64%) Developer
3 111 (16.20%) Electronics Engineer
4 104 (15.18%) Embedded Engineer
5 73 (10.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 48 (7.01%) Software Developer
7 46 (6.72%) Design Engineer
8 36 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 31 (4.53%) .NET Developer
11 30 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
11 30 (4.38%) Firmware Engineer
12 28 (4.09%) Junior
13 26 (3.80%) Test Engineer
14 23 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
15 22 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
16 20 (2.92%) C# Developer
16 20 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
17 19 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (2.77%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.64%) .NET
2 47 (6.86%) HTML
3 41 (5.99%) CSS
4 38 (5.55%) ASP.NET
5 35 (5.11%) .NET Core
6 33 (4.82%) AngularJS
7 27 (3.94%) React
8 25 (3.65%) Node.js
9 24 (3.50%) Web Services
10 23 (3.36%) jQuery
11 21 (3.07%) JSON
11 21 (3.07%) SOAP
11 21 (3.07%) WCF
12 16 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (2.34%) Middleware
13 15 (2.19%) HTML5
13 15 (2.19%) LINQ
14 14 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (1.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.88%) Analogue Electronics
2 54 (7.88%) Embedded Systems
3 51 (7.45%) Algorithms
4 49 (7.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 37 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (4.96%) VHDL
7 32 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (3.50%) User Experience
9 22 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 22 (3.21%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.04%) Media Streaming
11 12 (1.75%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.17%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.02%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.02%) Infotainment
15 7 (1.02%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 121 (17.66%) Linux
2 61 (8.91%) Windows
3 36 (5.26%) Android
4 34 (4.96%) Unix
5 23 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.31%) Solaris
8 8 (1.17%) FreeRTOS
8 8 (1.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.88%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.73%) CentOS
10 5 (0.73%) SafeRTOS
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) ThreadX
13 1 (0.15%) webOS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (31.09%) Software Engineering
2 185 (27.01%) Programme Management
3 183 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
3 183 (26.72%) Digital Marketing
4 136 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
6 68 (9.93%) Validation
7 62 (9.05%) Computer Science
8 55 (8.03%) TDD
8 55 (8.03%) Test Automation
9 48 (7.01%) Scrum
10 47 (6.86%) DevOps
10 47 (6.86%) Mathematics
11 45 (6.57%) Mentoring
12 40 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 36 (5.26%) Schematic Capture
14 35 (5.11%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (4.96%) OO
16 32 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 202 (29.49%) C
2 199 (29.05%) C++
3 156 (22.77%) Python
4 106 (15.47%) JavaScript
5 100 (14.60%) C#
6 96 (14.01%) Java
7 63 (9.20%) Embedded C
8 60 (8.76%) SQL
9 35 (5.11%) MATLAB
10 28 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 27 (3.94%) PHP
12 26 (3.80%) Embedded C++
12 26 (3.80%) Perl
13 14 (2.04%) Apple Swift
13 14 (2.04%) Go
14 13 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.75%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.61%) ANSI C
17 8 (1.17%) Assembly Language
18 6 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 202 (29.49%) Degree
2 86 (12.55%) Security Cleared
3 59 (8.61%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.94%) HNC
5 23 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.48%) HND
7 13 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (1.90%) PhD
8 12 (1.75%) SANS
9 4 (0.58%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.29%) MCSA
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.29%) PMP
11 2 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.36%) QA
2 19 (2.77%) ISO 26262
3 9 (1.31%) MISRA
4 7 (1.02%) MISRA C
5 6 (0.88%) GDPR
5 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.73%) IEC 62304
6 5 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.58%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.44%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.44%) PMO
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.15%) DO-254
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.15%) JTAG
9 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (14.89%) Firmware
2 29 (4.23%) Docker
3 28 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.73%) vSphere
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.29%) NFS
7 2 (0.29%) Samba
7 2 (0.29%) Squid
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 21 (3.07%) Ansible
3 14 (2.04%) Terraform
4 10 (1.46%) SELinux
4 10 (1.46%) WSUS
5 8 (1.17%) QRadar
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) Packer
6 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.29%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 187 (27.30%) SAP
2 83 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.23%) EMC
4 28 (4.09%) Oracle
5 27 (3.94%) Cisco
6 14 (2.04%) VMware
7 12 (1.75%) Freescale
7 12 (1.75%) Xilinx
8 11 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.61%) CyberArk
8 11 (1.61%) Intel
8 11 (1.61%) Renesas
9 10 (1.46%) IBM
10 9 (1.31%) BT
10 9 (1.31%) Google
10 9 (1.31%) Mentor Graphics
10 9 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.31%) Splunk
10 9 (1.31%) Thycotic
11 8 (1.17%) BeyondTrust