Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 125 214
Rank change year-on-year -64 +89 +30
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 105 245 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.22% 2.48% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.35% 6.59% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 52 251 155
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 3,134 3,716 4,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.54% 37.61% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,343 2,931 3,465
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Birmingham +9 51 £45,250 +43.65% 20
Staffordshire -38 14 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Coventry -4 10 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Worcestershire 0 8 £39,000 -17.89% 4
Dudley - 8 £22,500 -
Warwickshire +32 5 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Solihull - 1 £45,000 - 1
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 66 (62.86%) Degree
2 45 (42.86%) Automotive
2 45 (42.86%) C
3 37 (35.24%) Embedded Systems
4 32 (30.48%) ISO 26262
5 31 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (28.57%) SysML
7 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 24 (22.86%) Simulink
8 22 (20.95%) Embedded Software Development
8 22 (20.95%) Embedded C
9 21 (20.00%) Linux
9 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (19.05%) Firmware
11 19 (18.10%) MATLAB
11 19 (18.10%) C++
12 16 (15.24%) C#
12 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
12 16 (15.24%) Rational Rhapsody
13 15 (14.29%) Validation
14 12 (11.43%) Manufacturing
14 12 (11.43%) EMC
15 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.52%) Python
15 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (9.52%) UML
16 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
17 8 (7.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 8 (7.62%) OpenCV
17 8 (7.62%) Rational DOORS

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:

Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Simulink
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (5.71%) Stateflow
4 6 (5.71%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.95%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.81%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) Modbus
5 1 (0.95%) ADSL
5 1 (0.95%) Broadband
5 1 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.95%) RS-232
5 1 (0.95%) RS-485
5 1 (0.95%) SNMP
5 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) VDSL
5 1 (0.95%) Wireless
5 1 (0.95%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Rational Rhapsody
1 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.62%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) CANoe
5 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 45 (42.86%) Automotive
2 12 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Architect
1 30 (28.57%) Systems Architect
2 24 (22.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (18.10%) Electronics Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Embedded C Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 2 (1.90%) Analyst
12 2 (1.90%) C Software Engineer
12 2 (1.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (1.90%) C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (1.90%) Principal Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) OpenCV
2 6 (5.71%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
3 1 (0.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.95%) WinForms
3 1 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) CAN bus
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.86%) Robotics
6 2 (1.90%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) ASIC
7 1 (0.95%) CPLD
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (28.57%) SysML
3 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 22 (20.95%) Embedded Software Development
5 15 (14.29%) Validation
6 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.52%) UML
7 8 (7.62%) Server Management
8 6 (5.71%) FMEA
8 6 (5.71%) Requirements Management
8 6 (5.71%) Yourdon
9 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.81%) Schematic Capture
10 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.86%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.86%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (2.86%) FPGA Design
10 3 (2.86%) Signal Processing
10 3 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.86%) C
2 22 (20.95%) Embedded C
3 19 (18.10%) C++
3 19 (18.10%) MATLAB
4 16 (15.24%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.95%) Java
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (62.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) HNC
3 2 (1.90%) CIPD
3 2 (1.90%) HND
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.48%) ISO 26262
2 6 (5.71%) DO-178B
2 6 (5.71%) HAZOP
2 6 (5.71%) MISRA
2 6 (5.71%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.95%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) EMC
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) MathWorks
3 6 (5.71%) MKS
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) Freescale
5 1 (0.95%) IBM