The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 94 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.80% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.06% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Embedded Systems
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
536 583 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.02% 38.81% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 345 371 277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Degree
2 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) C
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (52.38%) C++
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) Subversion
6 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
6 8 (38.10%) Visualisation
6 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
6 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Android
6 8 (38.10%) 3D Visualisation
6 8 (38.10%) Linear Algebra
6 8 (38.10%) SDLC
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) WinForms
6 8 (38.10%) Assembly Language
6 8 (38.10%) Electronics
6 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 8 (38.10%) MFC
6 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
6 8 (38.10%) STL
6 8 (38.10%) UML
6 8 (38.10%) OOP
6 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Subversion
2 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Emacs
4 1 (4.76%) jEdit
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) MFC
1 8 (38.10%) STL
1 8 (38.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Visualisation
2 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) VHDL
4 1 (4.76%) Verilog
4 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) 3D Visualisation
3 8 (38.10%) Linear Algebra
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (38.10%) OOD
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) VC++
3 8 (38.10%) Assembly Language
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) Tcl
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.76%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
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