Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1047 1156 1153
Rank change year-on-year +109 -3 +101
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Electronics Engineer 54 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.018% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 45
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £34,350 £33,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £55,000 £57,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.00% -2.78%

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Electronics Engineer in the UK

Senior Electronics Engineer
Top 12 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 21 January 2019. 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 +105 53 £45,000 +4.35% 13
UK excluding London +72 48 £45,000 +7.14% 13
North of England +64 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +26 17 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £45,000 -
North West +42 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London - 6 £51,750 - 2
West Midlands +33 2 £47,500 - 2
Midlands +28 2 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East of England +18 2 - - 4
South West +26 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 53 (98.15%) Electronics
2 33 (61.11%) Firmware
3 32 (59.26%) Manufacturing
4 30 (55.56%) Bluetooth
5 27 (50.00%) C
5 27 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (48.15%) Degree
7 22 (40.74%) Validation
8 18 (33.33%) LabVIEW
8 18 (33.33%) VB
8 18 (33.33%) GSM
8 18 (33.33%) Marketing
8 18 (33.33%) QA
8 18 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
8 18 (33.33%) FMEA
9 10 (18.52%) EMC
10 9 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
11 8 (14.81%) ZigBee
11 8 (14.81%) Python
11 8 (14.81%) Wireless
12 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
13 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 6 (11.11%) CAD
13 6 (11.11%) IC Design
13 6 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (11.11%) Smart Home
14 5 (9.26%) Data Acquisition
14 5 (9.26%) Verilog

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 3 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (3.70%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Bluetooth
2 27 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (33.33%) GSM
4 8 (14.81%) Wireless
4 8 (14.81%) ZigBee
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.41%) RS-232
7 4 (7.41%) RS-485
8 2 (3.70%) Z-Wave
9 1 (1.85%) NFC
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 53 (98.15%) Electronics
2 32 (59.26%) Manufacturing
3 18 (33.33%) Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Automotive
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) QML
1 3 (5.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (11.11%) Smart Home
3 5 (9.26%) Verilog
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Validation
2 18 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 18 (33.33%) FMEA
2 18 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (11.11%) CAD
4 6 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (11.11%) IC Design
5 5 (9.26%) Data Acquisition
5 5 (9.26%) Signal Processing
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Physics
8 2 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (1.85%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C
2 18 (33.33%) VB
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
5 5 (9.26%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) Tcl
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.70%) Fortran
8 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.70%) HND
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) EMC
2 4 (7.41%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (1.85%) Cadence