The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 212 189 175
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 51 52 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.74% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.89% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 88
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2718 2748 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.85% 39.18% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2127 2238 2817
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire -2 44 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Suffolk - 6 £38,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -11 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 70 (80.46%) Software Engineering
2 58 (66.67%) C
3 54 (62.07%) Degree
4 51 (58.62%) C++
5 46 (52.87%) Computer Science
6 38 (43.68%) Mathematics
7 37 (42.53%) C#
8 36 (41.38%) Python
9 31 (35.63%) Cryptography
10 30 (34.48%) Windows
11 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (31.03%) Linux
13 25 (28.74%) Java
13 25 (28.74%) Information Security
14 24 (27.59%) UNIX
14 24 (27.59%) ISO 9000
15 23 (26.44%) Internet
16 21 (24.14%) Electronics
17 20 (22.99%) PKI
18 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
19 16 (18.39%) Wireless
20 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
20 15 (17.24%) OpenStack
20 15 (17.24%) CloudStack
21 13 (14.94%) Requirements Engineering
21 13 (14.94%) Device Driver
22 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
22 12 (13.79%) Firmware
22 12 (13.79%) .NET
23 11 (12.64%) Assembly Language

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (17.24%) OpenStack
1 15 (17.24%) CloudStack
2 7 (8.05%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
1 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) Internet
2 16 (18.39%) Wireless
3 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.75%) 3G
5 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.45%) Broadband
6 3 (3.45%) GSM
7 2 (2.30%) 4G
7 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.30%) 2G
7 2 (2.30%) TETRA
7 2 (2.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (24.14%) Electronics
2 9 (10.34%) Military
3 5 (5.75%) Automotive
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Finance
7 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 50 (57.47%) Software Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Test Development Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) WinForms
5 2 (2.30%) CGI
5 2 (2.30%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) J2EE
5 2 (2.30%) MFC
5 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.15%) Qt
6 1 (1.15%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.15%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 46 (52.87%) Computer Science
2 38 (43.68%) Mathematics
3 31 (35.63%) Cryptography
4 20 (22.99%) PKI
5 13 (14.94%) Device Driver
6 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (5.75%) Open Source
9 4 (4.60%) VHDL
10 3 (3.45%) PMI
10 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.45%) User Experience
11 2 (2.30%) Verilog
11 2 (2.30%) Robotics
11 2 (2.30%) Mechatronics
11 2 (2.30%) Physics
12 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
12 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Linux
3 24 (27.59%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Software Engineering
2 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.74%) Information Security
4 13 (14.94%) Requirements Engineering
5 11 (12.64%) Product Management
5 11 (12.64%) Memory Management
6 10 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (10.34%) OOP
7 9 (10.34%) OO
7 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.20%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.05%) Software Architecture
10 6 (6.90%) Project Management
11 5 (5.75%) Network Management
12 4 (4.60%) Signal Processing
12 4 (4.60%) Use Case
12 4 (4.60%) Manual Testing
12 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
13 3 (3.45%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 58 (66.67%) C
2 51 (58.62%) C++
3 37 (42.53%) C#
4 36 (41.38%) Python
5 25 (28.74%) Java
6 11 (12.64%) Assembly Language
7 5 (5.75%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.45%) SQL
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (62.07%) Degree
2 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) HND
5 2 (2.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) ISO 9000
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Firmware
2 4 (4.60%) Xen
2 4 (4.60%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Citrix
3 3 (3.45%) EMC
4 2 (2.30%) Apple
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