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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 209 179
Rank change year-on-year +81 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 83 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.73% 0.52% 0.83%
As % of the General category 4.77% 1.38% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 82 31 30
Median salary £38,750 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.97% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.68%  

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1740 2311 1750
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.32% 37.40% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1792 1428
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Electronics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +14 19 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +23 14 £40,000 +33.33%
Birmingham +30 13 £35,000 +27.27%
Warwickshire +33 9 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Herefordshire -12 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Coventry +20 6 £38,750 +13.97% 1
Worcestershire -7 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Halesowen - 1 £34,000 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 79 (49.38%) C
2 56 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 48 (30.00%) Degree
4 46 (28.75%) C#
5 39 (24.38%) C++
6 38 (23.75%) Windows
7 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
8 36 (22.50%) Firmware
9 34 (21.25%) Linux
10 31 (19.38%) HTML
11 28 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 27 (16.88%) Retail
12 27 (16.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 26 (16.25%) HTML5
14 25 (15.63%) MySQL
15 24 (15.00%) Python
15 24 (15.00%) CSS
15 24 (15.00%) Mentoring
16 23 (14.38%) Apple iOS
16 23 (14.38%) Android
17 22 (13.75%) Automotive
18 21 (13.13%) TDD
19 20 (12.50%) .NET
20 19 (11.88%) VHDL
21 18 (11.25%) PHP
22 17 (10.63%) Ethernet
22 17 (10.63%) EMC
22 17 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (10.63%) Manufacturing

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 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 5 (3.13%) CMS
3 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 4 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Simulink
2 3 (1.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.25%) FrameMaker
3 2 (1.25%) Maple
3 2 (1.25%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Google Play
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) Ethernet
2 15 (9.38%) RS-485
3 14 (8.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.88%) Bluetooth
5 10 (6.25%) SNMP
6 9 (5.63%) Profibus
7 7 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.50%) RS-232
8 4 (2.50%) Wireless
8 4 (2.50%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.88%) ATM
10 2 (1.25%) Internet
11 1 (0.63%) DWDM
11 1 (0.63%) LAN
11 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) MySQL
2 7 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) DB2
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.75%) Subversion
3 9 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (5.63%) JIRA
3 9 (5.63%) SonarQube
4 8 (5.00%) Android Studio
4 8 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.00%) Xcode
5 6 (3.75%) Clang
6 4 (2.50%) gulp
6 4 (2.50%) PhantomJS
6 4 (2.50%) webpack
7 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.25%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.63%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (16.88%) Retail
2 22 (13.75%) Automotive
3 17 (10.63%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Finance
6 2 (1.25%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Software Engineer
2 40 (25.00%) Developer
3 26 (16.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 24 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 21 (13.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) Design Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) Electronics Engineer
7 14 (8.75%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) Hardware Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (8.13%) HTML Developer
8 13 (8.13%) MySQL Developer
8 13 (8.13%) PHP Developer
8 13 (8.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Junior
10 9 (5.63%) PCB Design Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) PCB Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.38%) HTML
2 26 (16.25%) HTML5
3 24 (15.00%) CSS
4 20 (12.50%) .NET
5 14 (8.75%) jQuery
6 11 (6.88%) JSON
7 8 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 8 (5.00%) CSS3
7 8 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 8 (5.00%) REST
7 8 (5.00%) Web Services
7 8 (5.00%) XML
8 7 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.13%) LAMP
9 5 (3.13%) Laravel
9 5 (3.13%) Middleware
9 5 (3.13%) Symfony
9 5 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (11.88%) VHDL
3 14 (8.75%) Verilog
4 13 (8.13%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 11 (6.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.38%) ASIC
9 6 (3.75%) SystemC
10 5 (3.13%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.88%) User Experience
13 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.25%) Arduino
13 2 (1.25%) CPLD
13 2 (1.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.75%) Windows
2 34 (21.25%) Linux
3 23 (14.38%) Android
3 23 (14.38%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.25%) VxWorks
5 7 (4.38%) ThreadX
6 4 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (1.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 24 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 21 (13.13%) TDD
5 17 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.75%) CAD
7 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.13%) Physics
8 12 (7.50%) Mathematics
9 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.63%) Android Development
10 9 (5.63%) Change Control
10 9 (5.63%) iOS Development
10 9 (5.63%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (5.63%) OO
10 9 (5.63%) Release Management
10 9 (5.63%) Requirements Management
10 9 (5.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 79 (49.38%) C
2 46 (28.75%) C#
3 39 (24.38%) C++
4 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.00%) Python
6 18 (11.25%) PHP
7 16 (10.00%) Java
8 15 (9.38%) SQL
9 14 (8.75%) Embedded C
10 12 (7.50%) MATLAB
11 9 (5.63%) Objective-C
12 7 (4.38%) Ruby
12 7 (4.38%) VB
12 7 (4.38%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.38%) VB6
13 4 (2.50%) XPath
14 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.25%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.25%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (30.00%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) PhD
3 9 (5.63%) HNC
4 7 (4.38%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.50%) MISRA
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 36 (22.50%) Firmware
2 4 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) EMC
2 9 (5.63%) Atlassian
2 9 (5.63%) Coverity
3 8 (5.00%) Apple
3 8 (5.00%) Google
4 5 (3.13%) Zend
5 3 (1.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.25%) Atmel
6 2 (1.25%) Renesas
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) QNX
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi working
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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