Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 259 282 302
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20 -98
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 600 1,591 1,848
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.16% 1.13%
As % of the General category 3.23% 2.95% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1,328 1,469
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18,601 53,951 70,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.51% 39.40% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,814 40,671 53,618
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +2.27%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +15 547 £50,000 - 302
UK excluding London -8 424 £50,000 - 300
London +266 146 £53,000 -18.46% 50
South West -17 139 £47,500 - 47
South East -4 117 £50,000 -4.76% 87
Work from Home -7 97 £47,500 -13.64% 32
North of England +129 52 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Midlands +24 46 £48,000 +6.67% 28
Scotland +97 40 £47,500 -2.56% 36
North West +91 32 £57,500 +15.00% 12
West Midlands +9 30 £45,000 - 13
East of England +31 22 £51,250 +2.50% 60
Yorkshire +115 18 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands +77 16 £50,000 -16.67% 15
Wales +32 5 £38,750 -13.89% 11
Northern Ireland +16 3 £48,750 +77.27% 1
North East +13 2 £45,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 337 (56.17%) Manufacturing
2 311 (51.83%) Finance
3 304 (50.67%) Telecoms
4 301 (50.17%) Marketing
5 294 (49.00%) Digital Marketing
6 293 (48.83%) Programme Management
6 293 (48.83%) SAP
6 293 (48.83%) Business Intelligence
7 292 (48.67%) Public Sector
8 181 (30.17%) Degree
9 162 (27.00%) Software Engineering
10 138 (23.00%) C
10 138 (23.00%) C++
11 121 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (19.17%) Linux
13 107 (17.83%) Python
14 84 (14.00%) JavaScript
15 80 (13.33%) C#
16 77 (12.83%) Microsoft
16 77 (12.83%) Computer Science
17 66 (11.00%) Firmware
18 63 (10.50%) Git (software)
19 61 (10.17%) Scrum
20 60 (10.00%) Test Automation
20 60 (10.00%) DevOps
21 58 (9.67%) Cybersecurity
22 55 (9.17%) CSS
23 54 (9.00%) HTML
24 52 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
24 52 (8.67%) .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 16 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.83%) Confluence
4 8 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.83%) Mule
5 5 (0.83%) Mule ESB
5 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (0.67%) Apache
6 4 (0.67%) CMS
6 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.50%) JBoss
7 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.33%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) Pachyderm
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.50%) Simulink
3 6 (1.00%) Zeplin
4 5 (0.83%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.83%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.67%) Fusion 360
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.50%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.33%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.17%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.17%) Maya
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.50%) Azure
2 38 (6.33%) Office 365
3 33 (5.50%) AWS
3 33 (5.50%) SaaS
4 16 (2.67%) Power Platform
5 9 (1.50%) GCP
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.67%) AWS IoT
8 3 (0.50%) GitHub
8 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.50%) npm
8 3 (0.50%) PaaS
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.00%) Internet
2 27 (4.50%) Firewall
3 23 (3.83%) Ethernet
4 22 (3.67%) RS-485
5 21 (3.50%) RS-232
6 20 (3.33%) Wireless
7 19 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.83%) Bluetooth
9 16 (2.67%) 4G
10 10 (1.67%) 3G
11 9 (1.50%) Skype
12 8 (1.33%) 5G
13 7 (1.17%) Modbus
13 7 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.83%) 2G
14 5 (0.83%) DNS
14 5 (0.83%) IPv4
14 5 (0.83%) IPv6
14 5 (0.83%) SSL
14 5 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.17%) MySQL
2 22 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.33%) Big Data
4 16 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.67%) Power BI
5 11 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.67%) Tableau
7 8 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.67%) OLAP
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.50%) QlikView
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.33%) JIRA
3 20 (3.33%) Subversion
4 12 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.83%) LabVIEW
5 11 (1.83%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.67%) Postman
7 9 (1.50%) NUnit
7 9 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (1.33%) Fiddler
8 8 (1.33%) Selenium
8 8 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.00%) Grunt
9 6 (1.00%) gulp
9 6 (1.00%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.00%) JUnit
9 6 (1.00%) Maven
10 5 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 337 (56.17%) Manufacturing
2 311 (51.83%) Finance
3 304 (50.67%) Telecoms
4 301 (50.17%) Marketing
5 292 (48.67%) Public Sector
6 40 (6.67%) Automotive
7 20 (3.33%) Local Government
8 19 (3.17%) Aerospace
9 12 (2.00%) Advertising
10 11 (1.83%) Games
11 10 (1.67%) Law
12 7 (1.17%) Banking
13 6 (1.00%) Retail
14 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.50%) Legal
14 3 (0.50%) Social Housing
15 2 (0.33%) Billing
16 1 (0.17%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.17%) Military
16 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (18.17%) Developer
2 104 (17.33%) Software Engineer
3 67 (11.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 53 (8.83%) Electronics Engineer
5 50 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 38 (6.33%) Consultant
7 31 (5.17%) Architect
8 30 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 30 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 26 (4.33%) Analyst
10 25 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (3.67%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.50%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (3.33%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (3.17%) Electronics Design Engineer
15 18 (3.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 18 (3.00%) Junior
15 18 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.17%) CSS
2 54 (9.00%) HTML
3 52 (8.67%) .NET
4 43 (7.17%) AngularJS
5 30 (5.00%) REST
6 25 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 25 (4.17%) React
7 24 (4.00%) .NET Core
8 21 (3.50%) RESTful
9 17 (2.83%) SOAP
9 17 (2.83%) Vue.js
10 16 (2.67%) Node.js
11 13 (2.17%) Angular 2
11 13 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (2.17%) HTML5
11 13 (2.17%) JSON
11 13 (2.17%) OpenGL
12 11 (1.83%) Visualforce
12 11 (1.83%) XML
13 9 (1.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.83%) Algorithms
2 34 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (4.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 25 (4.17%) User Experience
6 24 (4.00%) Internet of Things
7 21 (3.50%) Blog
8 20 (3.33%) Analogue Electronics
8 20 (3.33%) VHDL
9 19 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.17%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.00%) Media Streaming
11 12 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
12 11 (1.83%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.50%) NHS
14 9 (1.50%) State Machine
14 9 (1.50%) Wiki
15 8 (1.33%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 115 (19.17%) Linux
2 52 (8.67%) Windows
3 24 (4.00%) Unix
4 22 (3.67%) Android
5 15 (2.50%) CentOS
6 12 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.50%) Debian
9 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (49.00%) Digital Marketing
2 293 (48.83%) Business Intelligence
2 293 (48.83%) Programme Management
3 162 (27.00%) Software Engineering
4 121 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (12.83%) Computer Science
6 61 (10.17%) Scrum
7 60 (10.00%) DevOps
7 60 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 58 (9.67%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.00%) TDD
11 42 (7.00%) Mathematics
11 42 (7.00%) OO
12 38 (6.33%) ITIL
12 38 (6.33%) UML
13 37 (6.17%) Validation
14 36 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 30 (5.00%) Project Management
15 30 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.00%) C
1 138 (23.00%) C++
2 107 (17.83%) Python
3 84 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 80 (13.33%) C#
5 49 (8.17%) Java
6 47 (7.83%) SQL
7 41 (6.83%) Embedded C
8 35 (5.83%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.83%) MATLAB
10 16 (2.67%) Apex Code
11 14 (2.33%) PHP
12 11 (1.83%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.17%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.00%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.00%) Tcl
15 5 (0.83%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.83%) Go
15 5 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 181 (30.17%) Degree
2 46 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.83%) SANS
4 23 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.50%) MCSA
6 9 (1.50%) PhD
7 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 2 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) EMC Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) CISM
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.00%) QA
2 16 (2.67%) ISO 26262
3 11 (1.83%) MISRA
4 9 (1.50%) GDPR
5 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.17%) ISO 13485
7 6 (1.00%) MISRA C
8 4 (0.67%) NIST
8 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.50%) JTAG
9 3 (0.50%) SEPA
9 3 (0.50%) SLA
10 2 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.33%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (11.00%) Firmware
2 43 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.33%) Docker
4 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.33%) iptables
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.33%) NFS
5 2 (0.33%) Samba
5 2 (0.33%) Squid
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.83%) QRadar
2 20 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.17%) Puppet
4 12 (2.00%) Terraform
5 10 (1.67%) Ansible
6 5 (0.83%) SELinux
7 4 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) SCCM
8 2 (0.33%) WSUS
9 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.17%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.17%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 293 (48.83%) SAP
2 77 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.67%) CyberArk
4 26 (4.33%) Cisco
4 26 (4.33%) Thycotic
5 25 (4.17%) IBM
6 24 (4.00%) EMC
7 23 (3.83%) ArcSight
7 23 (3.83%) BeyondTrust
7 23 (3.83%) Bomgar
7 23 (3.83%) CheckPoint
7 23 (3.83%) LogRhythm
7 23 (3.83%) NetWitness
7 23 (3.83%) Palo Alto
7 23 (3.83%) Splunk
8 16 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.33%) VMware
10 10 (1.67%) Google
10 10 (1.67%) Xilinx