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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 218 207 224
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 41 57 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.79% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.97% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 33
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2999 2897 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.99% 40.29% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2241 2198
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +10 17 £56,000 +14.87% 4
Cambridgeshire -29 11 £61,250 +6.52% 9
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Essex +4 3 £48,750 -7.14% 1
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 45 (51.14%) C
2 38 (43.18%) C++
2 38 (43.18%) Linux
2 38 (43.18%) Degree
3 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
4 34 (38.64%) Electronics
5 30 (34.09%) Embedded C
5 30 (34.09%) Computer Science
6 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
7 22 (25.00%) Python
8 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (18.18%) Embedded C++
8 16 (18.18%) Firmware
9 15 (17.05%) C#
9 15 (17.05%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (15.91%) Android
11 13 (14.77%) Assembly Language
12 12 (13.64%) EMC
12 12 (13.64%) Wireless
12 12 (13.64%) RFID
12 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 12 (13.64%) RS-232
12 12 (13.64%) RS-485
12 12 (13.64%) Android Development
13 11 (12.50%) Process Improvement
13 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 11 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (12.50%) Coaching
13 11 (12.50%) Line Management
13 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.64%) RFID
2 12 (13.64%) RS-232
2 12 (13.64%) RS-485
2 12 (13.64%) Wireless
3 5 (5.68%) Internet
4 4 (4.55%) Bluetooth
4 4 (4.55%) Modbus
4 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.55%) ZigBee
5 3 (3.41%) DVB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) GCC
3 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (38.64%) Electronics
2 10 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 27 (30.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (21.59%) Electronics Engineer
4 17 (19.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Embedded C Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Developer
6 11 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) Developer in Test
10 6 (6.82%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Software Manager
12 4 (4.55%) Android Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Android Software Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
12 4 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
12 4 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) JNI
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) DirectX
4 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.14%) Qt
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (7.95%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.68%) Internet of Things
4 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.68%) Verilog
4 5 (5.68%) VHDL
5 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.55%) CAN bus
5 4 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.41%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.41%) ASIC
7 2 (2.27%) Physics
7 2 (2.27%) SystemC
8 1 (1.14%) DTV
8 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) Robotics
8 1 (1.14%) STB
8 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (15.91%) Android
4 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.82%) Windows
6 3 (3.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.64%) Android Development
3 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 11 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (12.50%) Coaching
4 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.50%) Line Management
4 11 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 11 (12.50%) Scrum
4 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (9.09%) Information Security
6 8 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.09%) SDLC
6 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.95%) Kanban
8 6 (6.82%) Benchmarking
8 6 (6.82%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (6.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) C
2 38 (43.18%) C++
3 30 (34.09%) Embedded C
4 22 (25.00%) Python
5 16 (18.18%) Embedded C++
6 15 (17.05%) C#
7 13 (14.77%) Assembly Language
8 7 (7.95%) Java
9 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) SQL
10 3 (3.41%) Perl
11 2 (2.27%) Tcl
12 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (43.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Firmware
2 4 (4.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Cobbler
1 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) EMC
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) Apple
4 4 (4.55%) Wind River
5 2 (2.27%) Altera
5 2 (2.27%) Cadence
5 2 (2.27%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (2.27%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (2.27%) Synopsys
5 2 (2.27%) Xilinx
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