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

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 148 196
Rank change year-on-year -53 +48 +52
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 83 193 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.92% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.92% 5.13% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 185 164
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,125 £56,250 £52,425
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 2,847 3,760 4,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.04% 37.45% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,911 3,330
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 18 December 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 December 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 43 £61,250 +94.44% 18
Coventry -1 12 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Worcestershire -6 5 £47,500 - 5
Dudley - 5 £22,500 - 1
Solihull - 5 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -36 4 £36,250 +3.57% 8
Warwickshire +29 3 £32,500 -26.14% 12
Herefordshire -10 1 £22,500 -48.57% 4
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (69.88%) Degree
2 36 (43.37%) Systems Engineering
3 34 (40.96%) Automotive
4 33 (39.76%) ISO 26262
5 31 (37.35%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (33.73%) C
7 27 (32.53%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (28.92%) SysML
9 19 (22.89%) Firmware
10 18 (21.69%) Embedded Software Development
11 17 (20.48%) Rational Rhapsody
12 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.87%) Simulink
13 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
13 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.46%) Embedded C
14 12 (14.46%) C++
15 9 (10.84%) Linux
16 8 (9.64%) UML
16 8 (9.64%) Python
17 7 (8.43%) Validation
18 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
18 6 (7.23%) EMC
18 6 (7.23%) C#
19 5 (6.02%) Windows
19 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
19 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
19 5 (6.02%) OpenCV
19 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
19 5 (6.02%) Server Management

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 14 (16.87%) Simulink
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.41%) Stateflow
4 2 (2.41%) TargetLink
5 1 (1.20%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Modbus
3 1 (1.20%) ADSL
3 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.20%) Broadband
3 1 (1.20%) DWDM
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.20%) RS-232
3 1 (1.20%) RS-485
3 1 (1.20%) VDSL
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 34 (40.96%) Automotive
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Architect
1 24 (28.92%) Systems Architect
2 17 (20.48%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Electronics Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Principal Software Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Graduate
9 2 (2.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Developer
9 2 (2.41%) FPGA Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Principal Hardware Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) OpenCV
2 3 (3.61%) WPF
3 2 (2.41%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.41%) WinForms
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) CAN bus
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.41%) ASIC
5 2 (2.41%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.41%) CPLD
5 2 (2.41%) Robotics
5 2 (2.41%) VHDL
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.20%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Systems Engineering
2 27 (32.53%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (28.92%) SysML
4 18 (21.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.64%) UML
7 7 (8.43%) Validation
8 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.02%) Server Management
9 3 (3.61%) Change Management
9 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
9 3 (3.61%) Digital Signal Processing
9 3 (3.61%) FPGA Design
9 3 (3.61%) High Availability
9 3 (3.61%) MVVM
9 3 (3.61%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.61%) Workflow
10 2 (2.41%) Defensive Programming
10 2 (2.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) C
2 13 (15.66%) MATLAB
3 12 (14.46%) C++
3 12 (14.46%) Embedded C
4 8 (9.64%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (69.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) CIPD
2 2 (2.41%) HNC
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.76%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.41%) HAZOP
2 2 (2.41%) IEC 62304
2 2 (2.41%) MISRA
2 2 (2.41%) MISRA C
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) EMC
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) MathWorks
3 2 (2.41%) MKS
4 1 (1.20%) Apple
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) SAP