Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 211 200
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 77 77 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the General category 3.62% 2.52% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 110
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +19.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £69,750 £62,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 2,130 3,056 3,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.99% 39.06% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 2,172 2,890
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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
Warwickshire +11 34 £50,000 +62.60% 8
Worcestershire +12 16 £42,500 -2.86% 16
Birmingham +30 13 £45,000 -35.71% 12
Herefordshire +12 8 £47,500 +84.47% 2
Coventry +4 3 £50,000 +16.28% 6
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 13
Solihull -1 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 34 (44.16%) Degree
2 31 (40.26%) Validation
3 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 28 (36.36%) C
4 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
5 23 (29.87%) Linux
6 21 (27.27%) Unix
7 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (24.68%) DevOps
8 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
9 18 (23.38%) Change Management
9 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (22.08%) Risk Management
10 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (22.08%) Embedded C
11 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing
11 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (19.48%) Industrial Design
12 15 (19.48%) Programme Management
12 15 (19.48%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (19.48%) Marketing
12 15 (19.48%) Python
12 15 (19.48%) SAP
12 15 (19.48%) Finance
12 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (19.48%) Public Sector
12 15 (19.48%) AWS
13 14 (18.18%) Quality Management
14 13 (16.88%) C++

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 8 (10.39%) Apache
1 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) AWS
2 10 (12.99%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) 3G
1 4 (5.19%) 4G
1 4 (5.19%) 5G
1 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.60%) DWDM
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) ADSL
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.30%) IPv4
3 1 (1.30%) IPv6
3 1 (1.30%) LTE
3 1 (1.30%) RS-485
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 10 (12.99%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.39%) JMeter
4 8 (10.39%) JUnit
4 8 (10.39%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Babel
5 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 3 (3.90%) webpack
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.78%) Manufacturing
3 15 (19.48%) Finance
3 15 (19.48%) Marketing
3 15 (19.48%) Public Sector
4 10 (12.99%) Automotive
5 7 (9.09%) Advertising
6 4 (5.19%) Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.60%) Local Government
8 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Electronics Engineer
2 26 (33.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (33.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 26 (33.77%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Lead Electronics Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Spring
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 8 (10.39%) Apache NiFi
3 8 (10.39%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (10.39%) J2EE
3 8 (10.39%) JDBC
3 8 (10.39%) JPA
3 8 (10.39%) RESTful
3 8 (10.39%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.90%) Jest
4 3 (3.90%) REST
4 3 (3.90%) Swagger
4 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
3 10 (12.99%) Infotainment
3 10 (12.99%) VHDL
4 5 (6.49%) Analogue Electronics
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) PKI
6 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.60%) CCTV
7 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Validation
2 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 19 (24.68%) DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (23.38%) Change Management
4 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.08%) Risk Management
5 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (19.48%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (19.48%) Industrial Design
7 15 (19.48%) Programme Management
8 14 (18.18%) Quality Management
9 13 (16.88%) Open Source
10 12 (15.58%) OO
11 11 (14.29%) Scrum
11 11 (14.29%) SDLC
11 11 (14.29%) UML
12 10 (12.99%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) C
2 17 (22.08%) Embedded C
3 15 (19.48%) Python
4 13 (16.88%) C++
5 12 (15.58%) Java
6 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.99%) Perl
8 5 (6.49%) SQL
9 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.60%) C#
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.60%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) HNC
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) ISO 26262
2 3 (3.90%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.60%) MISRA
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Ansible
1 10 (12.99%) Kubernetes
1 10 (12.99%) SELinux
1 10 (12.99%) Terraform
2 8 (10.39%) Kibana
2 8 (10.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) SAP
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (12.99%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau