Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronics
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 165 172
Rank change year-on-year -137 +7 +43
Permanent jobs citing Electronics 259 96 124
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.94% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the General category 1.74% 3.60% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 237 92 113
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £34,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £56,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.93% +2.73%
75th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £73,750 £75,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14,893 2,668 3,888
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.87% 42.48% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10,579 2,373 3,275
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,800 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +5.00%

Electronics
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Electronics trend for jobs with a WFH option

Electronics
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Electronics.

Electronics salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Electronics
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Electronics over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Electronics salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, Electronics job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Electronics.

1 147 (56.76%) Telecoms
2 146 (56.37%) Finance
2 146 (56.37%) Marketing
3 139 (53.67%) Manufacturing
4 136 (52.51%) Business Intelligence
5 134 (51.74%) Programme Management
6 133 (51.35%) Digital Marketing
6 133 (51.35%) SAP
6 133 (51.35%) Public Sector
7 119 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (37.45%) Software Engineering
9 78 (30.12%) Degree
10 62 (23.94%) C++
11 58 (22.39%) Linux
12 53 (20.46%) JavaScript
12 53 (20.46%) .NET
12 53 (20.46%) Azure
13 52 (20.08%) Microsoft
13 52 (20.08%) Social Skills
14 50 (19.31%) C#
14 50 (19.31%) Scrum
15 49 (18.92%) Python
16 47 (18.15%) Cybersecurity
16 47 (18.15%) DevOps
17 46 (17.76%) Git (software)
18 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (14.67%) AWS
20 36 (13.90%) Computer Science
21 33 (12.74%) Mathematics
21 33 (12.74%) JIRA

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 19 (7.34%) Confluence
2 7 (2.70%) CMS
2 7 (2.70%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.32%) Apache
4 5 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.93%) nginx
4 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.77%) JBoss
6 2 (0.77%) Mule
6 2 (0.77%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.16%) Fusion 360
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) FastStats
2 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.46%) Azure
2 38 (14.67%) AWS
3 17 (6.56%) SaaS
4 15 (5.79%) GCP
5 11 (4.25%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (4.25%) Serverless
6 7 (2.70%) Amazon Cognito
7 6 (2.32%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.32%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.54%) GitHub
8 4 (1.54%) Snowflake
9 2 (0.77%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.39%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.95%) Internet
2 11 (4.25%) Modbus
2 11 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.09%) Bluetooth
3 8 (3.09%) SCCP
3 8 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.09%) Wireless
4 6 (2.32%) SMS
4 6 (2.32%) VPN
5 4 (1.54%) 3G
5 4 (1.54%) 4G
5 4 (1.54%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.16%) Firewall
7 2 (0.77%) Broadband
7 2 (0.77%) Network Security
7 2 (0.77%) PBX
7 2 (0.77%) PSTN
7 2 (0.77%) TETRA
8 1 (0.39%) Multicast
8 1 (0.39%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.41%) MySQL
3 10 (3.86%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.47%) Big Data
5 7 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.54%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.54%) Power BI
8 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.54%) Tableau
9 3 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.16%) Looker
9 3 (1.16%) QlikView
9 3 (1.16%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 46 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.74%) JIRA
3 18 (6.95%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.25%) JUnit
5 10 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.47%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.09%) CMake
7 8 (3.09%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.70%) gulp
8 7 (2.70%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.77%) GitLab
11 2 (0.77%) Maven
11 2 (0.77%) Selenium
11 2 (0.77%) TestRail
12 1 (0.39%) GCC
12 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 147 (56.76%) Telecoms
2 146 (56.37%) Finance
2 146 (56.37%) Marketing
3 139 (53.67%) Manufacturing
4 133 (51.35%) Public Sector
5 52 (20.08%) Social Skills
6 17 (6.56%) Games
7 16 (6.18%) Avionics
8 15 (5.79%) Retail
9 14 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.70%) Law
11 5 (1.93%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.77%) French Language
13 2 (0.77%) German Language
13 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.77%) Legal
13 2 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 76 (29.34%) Developer
2 49 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 33 (12.74%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (10.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 25 (9.65%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.72%) Software Developer
7 18 (6.95%) Consultant
7 18 (6.95%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.18%) Development Engineer
9 16 (6.18%) Hardware Engineer
10 14 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 14 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (4.63%) Azure Consultant
12 12 (4.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 12 (4.63%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 12 (4.63%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.46%) .NET
2 28 (10.81%) React
3 24 (9.27%) .NET Core
4 22 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 21 (8.11%) WCF
6 20 (7.72%) .NET Framework
7 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET
7 19 (7.34%) REST
8 17 (6.56%) Web Services
9 16 (6.18%) OAuth
10 14 (5.41%) CSS
10 14 (5.41%) Node.js
10 14 (5.41%) Yocto
11 13 (5.02%) Entity Framework
11 13 (5.02%) HTML
12 12 (4.63%) OAuth2
12 12 (4.63%) Reactive Extensions
12 12 (4.63%) SOAP
13 11 (4.25%) WPF
14 10 (3.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.95%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.41%) User Experience
4 13 (5.02%) Augmented Reality
4 13 (5.02%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (5.02%) Internet of Things
5 12 (4.63%) Cloud Native
6 9 (3.47%) Analogue Electronics
7 8 (3.09%) SCADA
8 7 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.70%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.32%) Blog
10 5 (1.93%) PKI
11 4 (1.54%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.54%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.54%) Robotics
11 4 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.39%) Linux
2 21 (8.11%) Android
3 20 (7.72%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (7.72%) Unix
4 12 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.86%) Windows
6 5 (1.93%) VxWorks
7 4 (1.54%) FreeRTOS
7 4 (1.54%) VMS
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (52.51%) Business Intelligence
2 134 (51.74%) Programme Management
3 133 (51.35%) Digital Marketing
4 119 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (37.45%) Software Engineering
6 50 (19.31%) Scrum
7 47 (18.15%) Cybersecurity
7 47 (18.15%) DevOps
8 41 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (13.90%) Computer Science
10 33 (12.74%) Mathematics
11 30 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 28 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (10.81%) User Stories
13 25 (9.65%) Full Stack Development
14 23 (8.88%) BDD
15 22 (8.49%) Identity Access Management
15 22 (8.49%) MVC
15 22 (8.49%) TDD
16 18 (6.95%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.94%) C++
2 53 (20.46%) JavaScript
3 50 (19.31%) C#
4 49 (18.92%) Python
5 31 (11.97%) Java
6 25 (9.65%) C
7 17 (6.56%) SQL
8 15 (5.79%) Embedded C
8 15 (5.79%) Go
9 14 (5.41%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.25%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.47%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.09%) MATLAB
12 8 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.70%) Perl
13 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.32%) Ruby
15 4 (1.54%) Cython
16 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (30.12%) Degree
2 12 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.09%) CISM
4 8 (3.09%) CISSP
4 8 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.16%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.88%) NIST
2 17 (6.56%) GDPR
3 16 (6.18%) DO-254
4 7 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.54%) QA
6 2 (0.77%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
System Software
1 26 (10.04%) Firmware
2 20 (7.72%) Docker
3 16 (6.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.95%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.86%) Ansible
2 10 (3.86%) Terraform
3 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.77%) Nessus
5 1 (0.39%) CASB
5 1 (0.39%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 133 (51.35%) SAP
2 52 (20.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.79%) Oracle
4 12 (4.63%) CyberArk
4 12 (4.63%) ForgeRock
4 12 (4.63%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.70%) Google
6 5 (1.93%) EMC
7 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.77%) Qualys
8 2 (0.77%) Zend
9 1 (0.39%) Alterian
9 1 (0.39%) CrowdStrike
9 1 (0.39%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.39%) PTC
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Sparx
9 1 (0.39%) VMware