Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 149 268
Rank change year-on-year -76 +119 -43
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 80 186 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.91% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.23% 5.08% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58 209 88
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £45,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,595 3,659 4,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.98% 37.51% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,706 2,908 3,436
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Coventry -14 21 £42,500 +54.55% 4
Staffordshire -20 18 £27,500 -26.67% 11
Birmingham -13 17 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Worcestershire +31 11 £62,500 +108.33% 6
Warwickshire +1 5 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Herefordshire 0 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 52 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (51.25%) Degree
2 41 (51.25%) Automotive
3 25 (31.25%) C
4 21 (26.25%) Simulink
5 20 (25.00%) C#
5 20 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 19 (23.75%) Linux
7 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
7 17 (21.25%) Embedded Software Development
8 15 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (18.75%) Validation
9 13 (16.25%) Embedded C
9 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.00%) C++
10 12 (15.00%) UML
10 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
10 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (15.00%) MISRA
11 11 (13.75%) CANoe
11 11 (13.75%) FlexRay
11 11 (13.75%) Requirements Management
11 11 (13.75%) Stateflow
11 11 (13.75%) MATLAB
12 10 (12.50%) Retail
12 10 (12.50%) Manufacturing
13 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.25%) HTML
13 9 (11.25%) CSS

Electronics
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Simulink
2 11 (13.75%) Stateflow
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (7.50%) TargetLink
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.75%) FlexRay
3 6 (7.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) DWDM
5 1 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.75%) CANoe
3 9 (11.25%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.75%) Grunt
5 3 (3.75%) gulp
6 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 41 (51.25%) Automotive
2 10 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Finance
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Electronics Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Development Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Test Development Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) CSS
1 9 (11.25%) HTML
2 6 (7.50%) jQuery
2 6 (7.50%) OpenGL
3 3 (3.75%) Sass
3 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.50%) MFC
5 1 (1.25%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) Flash
5 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) VHDL
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
2 17 (21.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) Validation
4 12 (15.00%) UML
5 11 (13.75%) Requirements Management
6 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.00%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) QMS
6 8 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) FMEA
8 6 (7.50%) Yourdon
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.25%) SDLC
10 4 (5.00%) Prototyping
10 4 (5.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C
2 20 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) Embedded C
3 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.00%) C++
5 11 (13.75%) MATLAB
6 8 (10.00%) Java
7 6 (7.50%) SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) HNC
3 2 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) MISRA
2 6 (7.50%) HAZOP
2 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.50%) MISRA C
3 5 (6.25%) DO-178B
4 4 (5.00%) ISO 26262
5 3 (3.75%) IEC 62304
6 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Apple
2 6 (7.50%) MathWorks
2 6 (7.50%) MKS
3 5 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) SAP