Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Electronics Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Electronic Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 324 305
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Electronics Engineer 19 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 16
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,025 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £51,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Electronics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronics Engineer in the West Midlands

Electronics Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Electronics Engineer in the West Midlands

Electronics Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Electronics Engineer in the West Midlands

Electronics Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire +1 6 £45,000 -2.70%
Coventry +9 5 £43,500 +33.85%
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Worcestershire -12 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
Electronics Engineer
England

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Electronics Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Electronics Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Electronics
2 11 (57.89%) C
3 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) Schematic Capture
4 9 (47.37%) EMC
4 9 (47.37%) VHDL
4 9 (47.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (42.11%) Verilog
5 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
6 7 (36.84%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) RS-485
7 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
8 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.79%) Validation
9 3 (15.79%) Automotive
9 3 (15.79%) SNMP
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Firmware
9 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (15.79%) Physics
9 3 (15.79%) FPGA Design
9 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
10 2 (10.53%) Windows
10 2 (10.53%) Simulink

Electronics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
1 5 (26.32%) RS-485
2 3 (15.79%) SNMP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CANoe
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (47.37%) VHDL
2 8 (42.11%) Verilog
3 2 (10.53%) CPLD
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (15.79%) FPGA Design
3 3 (15.79%) Physics
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) CAD
5 1 (5.26%) CAE
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
3 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 13485
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA
1 1 (5.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) EMC
2 2 (10.53%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft