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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 227 234 205
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 32 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.31% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 58
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -3.65%
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
2760 3208 3010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.01% 39.15% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2565 2558
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 26 £47,500 +6.74% 8
Suffolk - 5 £40,000 - 1
Essex -2 1 - - 1
Embedded Systems
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 67 (68.37%) C
2 64 (65.31%) Software Engineering
3 59 (60.20%) Degree
4 54 (55.10%) C++
5 53 (54.08%) Python
6 48 (48.98%) Computer Science
7 39 (39.80%) C#
8 36 (36.73%) Mathematics
9 30 (30.61%) Java
10 28 (28.57%) Cryptography
11 27 (27.55%) Information Security
12 26 (26.53%) Linux
13 24 (24.49%) Windows
14 22 (22.45%) Firmware
15 20 (20.41%) Data Protection
16 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (19.39%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (18.37%) Internet
18 17 (17.35%) Mentoring
19 15 (15.31%) Assembly Language
19 15 (15.31%) Electronics
20 12 (12.24%) Wireless
20 12 (12.24%) Marketing
21 11 (11.22%) .NET
21 11 (11.22%) UNIX
21 11 (11.22%) ISO 9000
22 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
22 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
23 9 (9.18%) PHP
23 9 (9.18%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (6.12%) OpenStack
1 6 (6.12%) CloudStack
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Simulink
2 1 (1.02%) Maya
2 1 (1.02%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.02%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Internet
2 12 (12.24%) Wireless
3 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) 3G
5 7 (7.14%) GSM
6 2 (2.04%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.02%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.02%) 2G
7 1 (1.02%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.02%) NFC
7 1 (1.02%) LTE
7 1 (1.02%) 4G
7 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.31%) Electronics
2 12 (12.24%) Marketing
3 9 (9.18%) Automotive
4 6 (6.12%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Finance
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Software Engineer
2 29 (29.59%) Test Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Integration Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Software Team Leader
6 9 (9.18%) Team Leader
7 8 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Firmware Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) WinForms
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.02%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.02%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.02%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.98%) Computer Science
2 36 (36.73%) Mathematics
3 28 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.16%) Device Driver
6 7 (7.14%) Internet of Things
7 6 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (5.10%) Telematics
9 4 (4.08%) VHDL
9 4 (4.08%) Verilog
9 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.06%) PKI
11 1 (1.02%) Robotics
11 1 (1.02%) Mechatronics
11 1 (1.02%) STB
11 1 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.02%) Open Source
11 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) Windows
3 11 (11.22%) UNIX
4 8 (8.16%) Android
5 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Tizen
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.31%) Software Engineering
2 27 (27.55%) Information Security
3 20 (20.41%) Data Protection
4 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.39%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.18%) OO
6 9 (9.18%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.16%) Product Management
8 6 (6.12%) Memory Management
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (6.12%) Business Development
8 6 (6.12%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (6.12%) Scrum
8 6 (6.12%) UML
9 5 (5.10%) OOP
9 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.06%) Document Management
10 3 (3.06%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) C
2 54 (55.10%) C++
3 53 (54.08%) Python
4 39 (39.80%) C#
5 30 (30.61%) Java
6 15 (15.31%) Assembly Language
7 9 (9.18%) PHP
8 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.16%) Embedded C
9 6 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.06%) SQL
11 2 (2.04%) Ada
11 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.02%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 59 (60.20%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) ISO 9000
2 7 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 6 (6.12%) QA
4 2 (2.04%) IEC 61508
4 2 (2.04%) DO-178B
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.02%) Xen
2 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (1.02%) Citrix
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