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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 99 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.40% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -13.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 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 24 December 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.00%) Military
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Twitter
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) Firmware
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Subversion
9 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) LLVM
9 2 (10.00%) GCC
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) Emacs

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) LLVM
2 2 (10.00%) GCC
2 2 (10.00%) Emacs
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Compiler Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Twitter