Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 121 210
Rank change year-on-year -67 +89 +14
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 108 247 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 2.46% 1.14%
As % of the General category 3.11% 6.57% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 271 144
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,125 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,475 3,760 4,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.08% 37.50% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,643 3,002 3,515
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -16 37 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Coventry -6 21 £42,500 +8.28% 8
Staffordshire -37 17 £43,500 +24.29% 10
Worcestershire +19 13 £47,500 +22.58% 11
Warwickshire +14 5 £45,000 +2.27% 17
Dudley - 5 £22,500 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 64 (59.26%) Degree
2 49 (45.37%) Automotive
3 47 (43.52%) Software Engineering
4 40 (37.04%) C
5 36 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
6 32 (29.63%) Simulink
7 25 (23.15%) Linux
8 24 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (21.30%) Embedded Software Development
10 22 (20.37%) C#
10 22 (20.37%) Visual Studio
11 21 (19.44%) MATLAB
11 21 (19.44%) Embedded C
12 20 (18.52%) SysML
13 19 (17.59%) Validation
14 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 17 (15.74%) C++
15 17 (15.74%) ISO 26262
16 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (13.89%) Firmware
17 13 (12.04%) UML
18 12 (11.11%) Stateflow
18 12 (11.11%) Requirements Management
18 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
18 12 (11.11%) MISRA
19 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
19 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Excel
20 10 (9.26%) Python
20 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
20 10 (9.26%) Rational Rhapsody

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 32 (29.63%) Simulink
2 12 (11.11%) Stateflow
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (6.48%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Bluetooth
1 8 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.48%) FlexRay
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) ADSL
4 1 (0.93%) Broadband
4 1 (0.93%) Modbus
4 1 (0.93%) RS-232
4 1 (0.93%) SNMP
4 1 (0.93%) VDSL
4 1 (0.93%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.26%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (9.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (7.41%) CANoe
4 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) gulp
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 49 (45.37%) Automotive
2 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.48%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Finance
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Architect
2 23 (21.30%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (21.30%) Software Engineer
3 20 (18.52%) Systems Architect
4 18 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Development Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Software Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Java Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Linux Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Senior Electronics Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) OpenGL
2 5 (4.63%) OpenCV
3 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 4 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) jQuery
4 2 (1.85%) MFC
5 1 (0.93%) Sass
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.93%) WinForms
5 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Robotics
6 3 (2.78%) VHDL
7 2 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.85%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) ASIC
8 1 (0.93%) CPLD
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.93%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Software Engineering
2 24 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (21.30%) Embedded Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) SysML
5 19 (17.59%) Validation
6 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.04%) UML
8 12 (11.11%) Requirements Management
9 7 (6.48%) FMEA
9 7 (6.48%) Yourdon
10 6 (5.56%) Change Management
10 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
11 5 (4.63%) Cryptography
11 5 (4.63%) Defect Management
11 5 (4.63%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (4.63%) FPGA Design
11 5 (4.63%) Project Management
11 5 (4.63%) SDLC
11 5 (4.63%) Server Management
11 5 (4.63%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.04%) C
2 22 (20.37%) C#
3 21 (19.44%) Embedded C
3 21 (19.44%) MATLAB
4 17 (15.74%) C++
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.63%) Java
8 3 (2.78%) SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (59.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.70%) HNC
3 3 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) ISO 26262
2 12 (11.11%) MISRA
3 7 (6.48%) DO-178B
3 7 (6.48%) HAZOP
3 7 (6.48%) MISRA C
4 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) EMC
3 7 (6.48%) MathWorks
3 7 (6.48%) MKS
4 2 (1.85%) Apple
4 2 (1.85%) Google
4 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Freescale
5 1 (0.93%) IBM