Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 307 316
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 +102
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 2,025 1,864 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.06% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.53% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,687 1,675 1,815
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,100 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 74,032 73,817 92,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.99% 41.96% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,432 59,482 74,837
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the UK

Electronics
Top 15 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 21 February 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 +27 1,935 £47,500 +5.56% 761
UK excluding London +24 1,649 £45,000 - 687
South West +27 432 £52,500 +16.67% 102
South East -6 395 £45,000 - 176
East of England +43 376 £45,000 -5.26% 194
London +28 342 £55,000 -0.90% 105
North of England -5 200 £42,500 +6.25% 82
Midlands -4 182 £37,500 -6.25% 101
West Midlands -18 121 £36,750 -8.13% 75
North West +5 115 £48,500 +14.12% 38
East Midlands -3 61 £40,000 - 25
Yorkshire -16 58 £40,000 - 22
Scotland -28 50 £41,500 -2.35% 17
North East -13 27 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Wales +4 14 £39,850 +12.25% 13

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 713 (35.21%) Manufacturing
2 707 (34.91%) Degree
3 698 (34.47%) Telecoms
4 661 (32.64%) Software Engineering
5 619 (30.57%) C++
6 617 (30.47%) Business Intelligence
7 613 (30.27%) Marketing
8 606 (29.93%) Finance
9 601 (29.68%) SAP
10 578 (28.54%) Programme Management
11 575 (28.40%) Digital Marketing
12 538 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
13 458 (22.62%) C
14 409 (20.20%) Computer Science
15 362 (17.88%) C#
16 354 (17.48%) Java
17 302 (14.91%) Python
18 277 (13.68%) Linux
19 274 (13.53%) JavaScript
20 265 (13.09%) Test Automation
21 262 (12.94%) TDD
22 243 (12.00%) .NET
23 229 (11.31%) SQL
24 220 (10.86%) Mathematics
25 215 (10.62%) Wireless
26 204 (10.07%) BDD
27 185 (9.14%) Big Data
28 177 (8.74%) JIRA
29 176 (8.69%) Firmware
30 174 (8.59%) Amazon AWS

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 57 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 37 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (1.83%) Mule
3 29 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.38%) Mule ESB
5 26 (1.28%) JBoss
6 17 (0.84%) WordPress
7 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.49%) CMS
8 10 (0.49%) nginx
9 9 (0.44%) Apache
10 8 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.35%) IIS
12 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.30%) Confluence
12 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 33 (1.63%) Simulink
5 29 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (1.09%) OrCAD
7 19 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
10 8 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.15%) Mathcad
13 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.099%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.099%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.099%) Stateflow
14 1 (0.049%) InDesign
14 1 (0.049%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 34 (1.68%) Magento
2 22 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.69%) LabWindows
4 12 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.20%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.099%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.099%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.099%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.099%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.049%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.049%) Social Studio
9 1 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 174 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.57%) SaaS
4 47 (2.32%) GitHub
5 31 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
7 20 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
7 20 (0.99%) npm
8 14 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.49%) IaaS
10 10 (0.49%) PaaS
11 9 (0.44%) Google Play
11 9 (0.44%) Office 365
12 8 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.35%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.30%) AdWords
14 6 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 215 (10.62%) Wireless
2 63 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 51 (2.52%) Ethernet
4 49 (2.42%) Internet
5 44 (2.17%) HTTP
6 43 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
7 33 (1.63%) Bluetooth
8 29 (1.43%) Firewall
9 28 (1.38%) DNS
10 27 (1.33%) NFC
11 23 (1.14%) RS-232
12 18 (0.89%) WAN
13 17 (0.84%) DHCP
14 16 (0.79%) Broadband
15 15 (0.74%) ZigBee
16 14 (0.69%) LTE
16 14 (0.69%) Modbus
16 14 (0.69%) SSL
16 14 (0.69%) WLAN
17 13 (0.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (9.14%) Big Data
2 118 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 83 (4.10%) NoSQL
4 74 (3.65%) MySQL
5 61 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 52 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 45 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 34 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 25 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 22 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 21 (1.04%) BigQuery
13 21 (1.04%) CouchDB
13 21 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.99%) Impala
14 20 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 177 (8.74%) JIRA
2 141 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 102 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 96 (4.74%) Bitbucket
5 95 (4.69%) JUnit
6 92 (4.54%) Calabash
7 61 (3.01%) Visual Studio
8 60 (2.96%) Android Studio
9 55 (2.72%) Gradle
9 55 (2.72%) Mockito
10 39 (1.93%) LabVIEW
11 38 (1.88%) Jenkins
11 38 (1.88%) Subversion
12 37 (1.83%) CocoaPods
13 28 (1.38%) GitLab
14 26 (1.28%) gulp
15 23 (1.14%) IntelliJ
16 22 (1.09%) Selenium
17 19 (0.94%) TeamCity
18 17 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 713 (35.21%) Manufacturing
2 698 (34.47%) Telecoms
3 613 (30.27%) Marketing
4 606 (29.93%) Finance
5 126 (6.22%) Retail
6 82 (4.05%) Automotive
7 60 (2.96%) Aerospace
8 55 (2.72%) Banking
9 22 (1.09%) Games
10 21 (1.04%) Military
11 12 (0.59%) Advertising
12 11 (0.54%) Law
13 10 (0.49%) Legal
13 10 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.49%) Swedish Language
14 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.35%) Avionics
15 7 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.25%) German Language
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 507 (25.04%) Developer
2 392 (19.36%) Software Engineer
3 209 (10.32%) Electronics Engineer
4 201 (9.93%) Embedded Engineer
5 161 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
6 130 (6.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 101 (4.99%) Senior Developer
7 101 (4.99%) Software Developer
8 98 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 90 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 89 (4.40%) Graduate
11 87 (4.30%) Test Engineer
12 80 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
13 78 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 76 (3.75%) Design Engineer
15 75 (3.70%) Analyst
15 75 (3.70%) Java Developer
16 69 (3.41%) C Software Engineer
16 69 (3.41%) Embedded C Engineer
17 66 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (12.00%) .NET
2 170 (8.40%) HTML
3 158 (7.80%) CSS
4 127 (6.27%) AngularJS
5 100 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 95 (4.69%) jQuery
7 89 (4.40%) REST
8 86 (4.25%) HTML5
9 84 (4.15%) XML
10 82 (4.05%) RESTful
11 78 (3.85%) Web Services
12 76 (3.75%) React
13 75 (3.70%) JSON
14 69 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 58 (2.86%) Spring
17 51 (2.52%) SOAP
18 49 (2.42%) Middleware
19 47 (2.32%) .NET Framework
20 46 (2.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 409 (20.20%) Computer Science
2 168 (8.30%) User Experience
3 149 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (6.27%) Embedded Systems
5 112 (5.53%) Algorithms
6 90 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 64 (3.16%) Robotics
7 64 (3.16%) VHDL
8 49 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
9 36 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.43%) Internet of Things
11 29 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.23%) Contactless
12 25 (1.23%) Device Driver
12 25 (1.23%) Smartcard
13 24 (1.19%) Digital TV
14 23 (1.14%) EMV
14 23 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
15 22 (1.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 277 (13.68%) Linux
2 136 (6.72%) Windows
3 118 (5.83%) Android
4 83 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
6 28 (1.38%) Unix
7 16 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.59%) Robot Operating System
10 12 (0.59%) VxWorks
11 10 (0.49%) Solaris
12 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
14 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.20%) CentOS
16 4 (0.20%) Debian
17 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (32.64%) Software Engineering
2 617 (30.47%) Business Intelligence
3 578 (28.54%) Programme Management
4 575 (28.40%) Digital Marketing
5 538 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
6 265 (13.09%) Test Automation
7 262 (12.94%) TDD
8 220 (10.86%) Mathematics
9 204 (10.07%) BDD
10 161 (7.95%) Scrum
11 152 (7.51%) OO
12 136 (6.72%) Physics
12 136 (6.72%) Project Management
13 130 (6.42%) E-Commerce
14 124 (6.12%) MVC
15 103 (5.09%) DevOps
16 99 (4.89%) Machine Learning
17 92 (4.54%) Analytics
18 83 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
19 81 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 619 (30.57%) C++
2 458 (22.62%) C
3 362 (17.88%) C#
4 354 (17.48%) Java
5 302 (14.91%) Python
6 274 (13.53%) JavaScript
7 229 (11.31%) SQL
8 158 (7.80%) Embedded C
9 79 (3.90%) MATLAB
10 71 (3.51%) Embedded C++
11 47 (2.32%) Ruby
12 46 (2.27%) PHP
13 45 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 38 (1.88%) Go
15 36 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.68%) Perl
17 30 (1.48%) Assembly Language
18 28 (1.38%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.28%) VB.NET
20 25 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 707 (34.91%) Degree
2 110 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (4.64%) PhD
4 86 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.98%) HND
6 37 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.63%) Master's Degree
8 26 (1.28%) HNC
9 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.59%) CISSP
11 12 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.54%) CCNA
13 9 (0.44%) CISM
14 8 (0.40%) CCNP
14 8 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.35%) ISEB
15 7 (0.35%) MCSE
16 6 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.64%) QA
2 23 (1.14%) SLA
3 18 (0.89%) MISRA
4 15 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.74%) IEC 61508
4 15 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.59%) DO-178B
6 12 (0.59%) IEC 62304
7 11 (0.54%) GDPR
7 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.44%) GCP
8 9 (0.44%) PMO
8 9 (0.44%) SEPA
9 8 (0.40%) Def Stans
9 8 (0.40%) DO-160
9 8 (0.40%) MISRA C
10 7 (0.35%) Basel III
10 7 (0.35%) TARGET2
11 6 (0.30%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 176 (8.69%) Firmware
2 73 (3.60%) Docker
3 41 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.30%) NFS
7 5 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.25%) vSphere
8 4 (0.20%) iptables
8 4 (0.20%) XenApp
9 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.15%) Samba
9 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.099%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
11 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.049%) HDFS
11 1 (0.049%) Squid
Systems Management
1 54 (2.67%) HockeyApp
2 46 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 41 (2.02%) Ansible
4 33 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.09%) Puppet
6 7 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.25%) Marathon
7 5 (0.25%) Mesos
7 5 (0.25%) rkt
7 5 (0.25%) SCCM
8 4 (0.20%) Nagios
8 4 (0.20%) Oozie
8 4 (0.20%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.15%) logstash
10 2 (0.099%) Graphite
10 2 (0.099%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.099%) Kibana
10 2 (0.099%) SCOM
11 1 (0.049%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 601 (29.68%) SAP
2 127 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 121 (5.98%) Atlassian
4 80 (3.95%) EMC
5 59 (2.91%) Apple
6 48 (2.37%) Oracle
7 38 (1.88%) Google
8 35 (1.73%) VMware
9 29 (1.43%) Adobe
9 29 (1.43%) Cisco
10 23 (1.14%) hybris
10 23 (1.14%) Hyperion
11 19 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.89%) Dell
12 18 (0.89%) Xerox
13 17 (0.84%) Tableau
14 15 (0.74%) IBM
14 15 (0.74%) Xilinx
15 12 (0.59%) Citrix
15 12 (0.59%) Intel