Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Electronics Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Electronic Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1152 1226
Rank change year-on-year +47 +74 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Electronics Engineer 64 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.024% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 35
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 163,706 170,309 190,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,888 137,543 160,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Electronics Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Electronics Engineer in the UK

Senior Electronics Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Electronics Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Electronics Engineer in the UK

Senior Electronics Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Electronics Engineer over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Electronics Engineer in the UK

Senior Electronics Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Electronics Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +56 63 £50,000 +5.26% 8
England +63 59 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +18 31 £50,000 - 3
North of England +34 13 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 10 £47,500 -
East of England +5 7 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +26 5 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Midlands -3 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wales +4 4 £38,500 +3.84% 1
North West +12 3 £45,000 -
South West +13 2 £46,250 -7.50%
London +40 1 £90,000 +111.76%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Senior Electronics Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (90.63%) Electronics
2 33 (51.56%) Schematic Capture
3 32 (50.00%) C
4 23 (35.94%) Degree
5 20 (31.25%) Firmware
6 19 (29.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 15 (23.44%) Embedded C
9 13 (20.31%) EMC
10 10 (15.63%) LabVIEW
11 9 (14.06%) Automotive
11 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.50%) C++
13 7 (10.94%) CAD
13 7 (10.94%) Wireless
13 7 (10.94%) Validation
13 7 (10.94%) Marketing
13 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (9.38%) Acoustics
14 6 (9.38%) Performance Measurement
14 6 (9.38%) Altera
14 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
14 6 (9.38%) VHDL
14 6 (9.38%) Assembly Language
15 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (7.81%) Linux
15 5 (7.81%) Bluetooth
15 5 (7.81%) Xilinx
15 5 (7.81%) FMEA

Senior Electronics Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (7.81%) OrCAD
2 2 (3.13%) Simulink
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Wireless
2 5 (7.81%) Bluetooth
2 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.25%) GSM
4 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) ICMP
5 1 (1.56%) NFC
5 1 (1.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.56%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 58 (90.63%) Electronics
2 16 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.06%) Automotive
4 7 (10.94%) Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Games
6 2 (3.13%) Finance
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Acoustics
3 6 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.38%) VHDL
4 3 (4.69%) CAN bus
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Robotics
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (10.94%) CAD
3 7 (10.94%) Validation
4 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (9.38%) Performance Measurement
5 5 (7.81%) FMEA
6 4 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.13%) DMAIC
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.13%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) C
2 15 (23.44%) Embedded C
3 8 (12.50%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) Assembly Language
5 4 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.13%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) EMC
2 6 (9.38%) Altera
3 5 (7.81%) Xilinx
4 2 (3.13%) Cadence
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat