Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 207 246
Rank change year-on-year +80 +39 -17
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 225 141 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.24% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the General category 5.93% 3.20% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 222 156 80
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -8.86% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,750 £46,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3796 4410 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.87% 38.52% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 3403 3201
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Staffordshire +73 79 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +30 48 £31,500 +4.13% 1
Shropshire +28 31 £36,000 -4.00%
Coventry -4 26 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire -2 13 £44,500 -6.32%
Worcestershire -11 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Herefordshire -8 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton +1 2 £26,500 +20.45%
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 90 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 77 (34.22%) Retail
3 75 (33.33%) Degree
4 74 (32.89%) JavaScript
5 73 (32.44%) C
6 68 (30.22%) MySQL
7 66 (29.33%) HTML
8 65 (28.89%) Android
9 63 (28.00%) CSS
10 61 (27.11%) Git (software)
10 61 (27.11%) Apple iOS
11 58 (25.78%) Automotive
12 56 (24.89%) PHP
13 49 (21.78%) HTML5
14 47 (20.89%) Manufacturing
15 43 (19.11%) .NET
16 41 (18.22%) Software Engineering
16 41 (18.22%) C#
16 41 (18.22%) Telecoms
16 41 (18.22%) Mentoring
17 40 (17.78%) Magento
18 37 (16.44%) Mobile App
19 33 (14.67%) Firmware
19 33 (14.67%) PhoneGap
20 32 (14.22%) iOS Development
21 31 (13.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 31 (13.78%) Apache Cordova
21 31 (13.78%) AngularJS
21 31 (13.78%) Backbone.js
21 31 (13.78%) GitHub

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 30 (13.33%) WordPress
2 13 (5.78%) CMS
3 11 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.44%) Apache
4 10 (4.44%) nginx
5 4 (1.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (9.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 20 (8.89%) Simulink
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 40 (17.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.78%) GitHub
1 31 (13.78%) npm
2 15 (6.67%) Google Play
3 11 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.44%) Amazon S3
4 10 (4.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (2.67%) AdWords
6 1 (0.44%) Fastly
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.56%) RS-485
3 7 (3.11%) Broadband
3 7 (3.11%) VDSL
3 7 (3.11%) xDSL
4 6 (2.67%) ADSL2+
4 6 (2.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (1.78%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.78%) Profibus
5 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.78%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.33%) SNMP
7 2 (0.89%) Wireless
8 1 (0.44%) 802.11
8 1 (0.44%) ADSL2
8 1 (0.44%) ATM
8 1 (0.44%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.44%) Modbus
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.22%) MySQL
2 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 61 (27.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.78%) GitLab
2 31 (13.78%) gulp
2 31 (13.78%) webpack
3 16 (7.11%) Eclipse
3 16 (7.11%) Subversion
4 15 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 15 (6.67%) Xcode
5 10 (4.44%) PhantomJS
6 7 (3.11%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (2.67%) JIRA
8 5 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.78%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.33%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.44%) CANoe
General
1 77 (34.22%) Retail
2 58 (25.78%) Automotive
3 47 (20.89%) Manufacturing
4 41 (18.22%) Telecoms
5 21 (9.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.78%) Finance
7 3 (1.33%) Military
8 2 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.89%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (51.11%) Developer
2 56 (24.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 43 (19.11%) HTML Developer
4 40 (17.78%) HTML CSS Developer
5 35 (15.56%) PHP Developer
6 30 (13.33%) .NET Developer
7 26 (11.56%) C# Developer
8 25 (11.11%) Magento Developer
8 25 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
8 25 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
8 25 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 24 (10.67%) Software Engineer
10 21 (9.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (8.44%) Electronics Engineer
11 19 (8.44%) Embedded Engineer
12 17 (7.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 17 (7.56%) Senior Developer
13 16 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (7.11%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (7.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.33%) HTML
2 63 (28.00%) CSS
3 49 (21.78%) HTML5
4 43 (19.11%) .NET
5 33 (14.67%) PhoneGap
6 31 (13.78%) AngularJS
6 31 (13.78%) Apache Cordova
6 31 (13.78%) Backbone.js
6 31 (13.78%) React
6 31 (13.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (13.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 25 (11.11%) jQuery
7 25 (11.11%) REST
8 23 (10.22%) WPF
9 21 (9.33%) Sass
10 16 (7.11%) CSS3
10 16 (7.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (6.67%) JSON
11 15 (6.67%) Web Services
11 15 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.44%) Mobile App
2 27 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 26 (11.56%) Computer Science
4 25 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (7.11%) VHDL
6 14 (6.22%) Algorithms
7 12 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (4.44%) Social Media
10 9 (4.00%) CAN bus
11 8 (3.56%) Blog
11 8 (3.56%) Verilog
12 7 (3.11%) CPLD
13 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
14 3 (1.33%) ASIC
14 3 (1.33%) Graphic Design
15 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.89%) NHS
16 1 (0.44%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.89%) Android
2 61 (27.11%) Apple iOS
3 18 (8.00%) Linux
4 9 (4.00%) Windows
5 5 (2.22%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 41 (18.22%) Mentoring
2 41 (18.22%) Software Engineering
3 32 (14.22%) iOS Development
4 29 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (12.89%) Android Development
4 29 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (12.44%) TDD
6 24 (10.67%) OO
7 22 (9.78%) Line Management
8 21 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (9.33%) Front End Development
8 21 (9.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 18 (8.00%) Change Management
9 18 (8.00%) Microservices
10 17 (7.56%) SOLID
10 17 (7.56%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.22%) Validation
12 12 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.89%) JavaScript
2 73 (32.44%) C
3 56 (24.89%) PHP
4 41 (18.22%) C#
5 28 (12.44%) MATLAB
6 27 (12.00%) C++
7 25 (11.11%) Java
8 21 (9.33%) Embedded C
9 18 (8.00%) SQL
10 16 (7.11%) Ruby
10 16 (7.11%) VB
10 16 (7.11%) VB.NET
11 14 (6.22%) VB6
12 11 (4.89%) Objective-C
13 10 (4.44%) PHP 7
13 10 (4.44%) Python
13 10 (4.44%) XPath
14 8 (3.56%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.78%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 75 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.56%) GNVQ
3 8 (3.56%) HND
4 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) ISEB
5 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) HNC
7 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.44%) MCP
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) IEC 62304
2 13 (5.78%) IEC 61508
3 12 (5.33%) QA
4 5 (2.22%) ISO 26262
4 5 (2.22%) MISRA
5 3 (1.33%) ISO 13485
5 3 (1.33%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.44%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (14.67%) Firmware
2 11 (4.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (11.56%) Apple
2 23 (10.22%) Adobe
3 19 (8.44%) EMC
4 17 (7.56%) Google
5 9 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.67%) Atmel
6 6 (2.67%) Cadence
7 5 (2.22%) Xilinx
8 4 (1.78%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.78%) Coverity
9 3 (1.33%) Mentor Graphics
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (0.89%) QNX
11 1 (0.44%) IFS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle