Period
to 24 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 196 127
Rank change year-on-year +54 -69 +108
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 132 105 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.13% 2.43%
As % of the General category 5.20% 2.94% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 270
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +22.86% -8.50%
10th Percentile £29,675 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £47,500
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 2,539 3,566 3,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.42% 38.44% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,817 2,727 3,040
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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
Worcestershire +12 45 £36,250 -34.09% 20
Warwickshire +27 44 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Coventry +22 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Birmingham +14 11 £50,000 +31.58% 15
Herefordshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire -8 2 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 86 (65.15%) Degree
2 57 (43.18%) C
3 48 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 40 (30.30%) C++
5 37 (28.03%) Validation
6 36 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (23.48%) Manufacturing
9 29 (21.97%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (19.70%) Algorithms
10 26 (19.70%) SC Cleared
10 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
10 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
10 26 (19.70%) Linux
10 26 (19.70%) Configuration Management
11 25 (18.94%) UML
11 25 (18.94%) Rational DOORS
12 24 (18.18%) VHDL
13 22 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (16.67%) Industrial Design
14 21 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (15.91%) Unix
14 21 (15.91%) Python
14 21 (15.91%) Embedded C
14 21 (15.91%) People Management
14 21 (15.91%) SELinux
15 20 (15.15%) Aerospace
16 19 (14.39%) EMC
16 19 (14.39%) User Experience
17 18 (13.64%) SDLC

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 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.79%) Simulink
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Stateflow
4 2 (1.52%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.82%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Broadband
1 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.27%) RS-485
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.76%) RS-232
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) Power BI
2 8 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.06%) QlikView
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (3.79%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.76%) EDMS
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (18.94%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 31 (23.48%) Manufacturing
2 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
3 20 (15.15%) Aerospace
4 12 (9.09%) Marketing
5 11 (8.33%) Automotive
5 11 (8.33%) Finance
6 10 (7.58%) Military
7 5 (3.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Embedded Engineer
1 43 (32.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 43 (32.58%) Software Engineer
2 25 (18.94%) Electronics Engineer
3 23 (17.42%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Hardware Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Firmware Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) Associate Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Flash
2 2 (1.52%) OpenGL
2 2 (1.52%) Qt
3 1 (0.76%) J2EE
3 1 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.70%) Algorithms
3 24 (18.18%) VHDL
4 19 (14.39%) User Experience
5 17 (12.88%) Infotainment
6 13 (9.85%) Analogue Electronics
6 13 (9.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (7.58%) Cyberattack
8 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
9 7 (5.30%) Driving Licence
9 7 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (3.79%) Fibre Optics
11 4 (3.03%) CCTV
12 2 (1.52%) ASIC
13 1 (0.76%) CPLD
13 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
13 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Linux
2 21 (15.91%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 37 (28.03%) Validation
3 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.97%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (19.70%) Configuration Management
6 25 (18.94%) UML
7 22 (16.67%) Industrial Design
7 22 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (15.91%) People Management
9 18 (13.64%) DevOps
9 18 (13.64%) SDLC
10 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (12.88%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (12.88%) Infrastructure as Code
10 17 (12.88%) Open Source
10 17 (12.88%) Technical Leadership
10 17 (12.88%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.36%) Analytical Thinking
11 15 (11.36%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.18%) C
2 40 (30.30%) C++
3 21 (15.91%) Embedded C
3 21 (15.91%) Python
4 17 (12.88%) Bash Shell
4 17 (12.88%) Perl
5 10 (7.58%) SQL
6 8 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.30%) C#
8 3 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 3 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.52%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.52%) Java
10 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (65.15%) Degree
2 26 (19.70%) SC Cleared
2 26 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) MISRA
2 6 (4.55%) ISO 26262
2 6 (4.55%) QA
3 5 (3.79%) IEC 62304
4 4 (3.03%) JTAG
5 3 (2.27%) DO-254
6 2 (1.52%) HAZOP
6 2 (1.52%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) Docker
2 11 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (15.91%) SELinux
2 17 (12.88%) Ansible
2 17 (12.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) EMC
2 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (2.27%) BT
5 3 (2.27%) Cognos
5 3 (2.27%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.52%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.52%) MKS
6 2 (1.52%) Renesas
7 1 (0.76%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.76%) CA
7 1 (0.76%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau