The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 216 208 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 13 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.98% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 32
Average salary £45,000 £36,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -28.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Embedded Systems
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1867 2252 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.12% 38.18% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1542 1588
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region.

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell -24 4 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Newbury - 3 £50,000 - 1
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Systems.

1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (96.77%) C
3 20 (64.52%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
5 16 (51.61%) C#
6 14 (45.16%) Degree
7 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (32.26%) OO
8 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
10 8 (25.81%) .NET
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) MPEG
11 7 (22.58%) NFS
11 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
11 7 (22.58%) LDAP
11 7 (22.58%) Ada
11 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
11 7 (22.58%) FTP
11 7 (22.58%) HTTP
11 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
12 6 (19.35%) Python
12 6 (19.35%) UNIX
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) UML
13 5 (16.13%) Broadcom
13 5 (16.13%) DRM

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Embedded Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) FTP
2 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
2 7 (22.58%) LDAP
3 5 (16.13%) ADSL
3 5 (16.13%) DVB
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) GPRS
4 4 (12.90%) GSM
4 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) ClearCase
3 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) Ant
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Graduate
4 7 (22.58%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C++ Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Development Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) MFC
3 3 (9.68%) ICEfaces
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) WF
4 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) MPEG
3 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (12.90%) Home Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) VxWorks
5 3 (9.68%) LynxOS
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) OO
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.13%) UML
4 5 (16.13%) DRM
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) RUP
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Android Development
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 3 (9.68%) MODAF
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Code Coverage
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (96.77%) C
3 16 (51.61%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Ada
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
7 6 (19.35%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) Assembly Language
10 3 (9.68%) Perl
11 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (6.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) NFS
2 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Broadcom
2 4 (12.90%) EMC
2 4 (12.90%) NEC
3 3 (9.68%) HP
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