The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 796 827 788
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -39
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 75 90 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.081% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 73 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £22,300 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £57,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Embedded Software Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82715 91431 82819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.03% 82.75% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68085 74887 68972
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in England

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Embedded Software Development Salary Histogram in England

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
London +47 17 £75,000 +134.37%
South East -14 14 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England +24 11 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South West -5 11 £35,000 -16.66%
North West - 7 £47,500 -
West Midlands -4 6 £36,250 -3.33% 1
North East - 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +15 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Embedded Software Development
UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 108 (73.97%) C++
2 103 (70.55%) Software Engineering
3 98 (67.12%) C
4 40 (27.40%) Embedded C
5 39 (26.71%) UML
6 38 (26.03%) Firmware
6 38 (26.03%) Electronics
7 37 (25.34%) Degree
8 34 (23.29%) Embedded C++
9 33 (22.60%) Linux
10 29 (19.86%) OO
11 27 (18.49%) Assembly Language
12 21 (14.38%) Java
12 21 (14.38%) Qt
13 20 (13.70%) Windows
14 19 (13.01%) OOD
14 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.33%) Configuration Management
16 17 (11.64%) Signal Processing
17 16 (10.96%) Multithreading
17 16 (10.96%) Python
17 16 (10.96%) Ethernet
18 15 (10.27%) TCP/IP
18 15 (10.27%) UNIX
18 15 (10.27%) Project Management
18 15 (10.27%) Algorithms
19 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
19 14 (9.59%) Embedded Systems
20 13 (8.90%) LabVIEW
20 13 (8.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Ethernet
2 15 (10.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.79%) Bluetooth
3 7 (4.79%) GPRS
4 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.74%) Wireless
5 3 (2.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.37%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.68%) LTE
7 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.68%) FTP
7 1 (0.68%) HTTP
7 1 (0.68%) GSM
7 1 (0.68%) DVB
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) LabVIEW
2 10 (6.85%) Bugzilla
3 9 (6.16%) TortoiseSVN
4 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.79%) Subversion
5 4 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.74%) CANoe
6 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.68%) GCC
8 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 38 (26.03%) Electronics
2 12 (8.22%) Finance
3 11 (7.53%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.85%) Automotive
4 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.16%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.11%) Multimedia
6 6 (4.11%) Games
7 4 (2.74%) Marketing
7 4 (2.74%) Avionics
8 2 (1.37%) Military
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Software Engineer
2 57 (39.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Electronics Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.11%) Graduate
11 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) Qt
2 9 (6.16%) OpenMP
3 7 (4.79%) MFC
3 7 (4.79%) XML
4 6 (4.11%) .NET
5 3 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.37%) Middleware
6 2 (1.37%) WPF
7 1 (0.68%) OpenCL
7 1 (0.68%) DirectCompute
7 1 (0.68%) GStreamer
7 1 (0.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Algorithms
2 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.59%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (8.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (8.90%) Mathematics
3 13 (8.90%) Physics
4 10 (6.85%) Verilog
4 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 9 (6.16%) SystemC
6 8 (5.48%) Device Driver
7 7 (4.79%) VHDL
8 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.05%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.05%) GIS
10 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.68%) CUDA
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
10 1 (0.68%) PMI
10 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.60%) Linux
2 20 (13.70%) Windows
3 15 (10.27%) UNIX
4 8 (5.48%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.11%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.37%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Tizen
7 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (70.55%) Software Engineering
2 39 (26.71%) UML
3 29 (19.86%) OO
4 19 (13.01%) OOD
4 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.33%) Configuration Management
6 17 (11.64%) Signal Processing
7 16 (10.96%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.27%) Project Management
9 12 (8.22%) Scrum
9 12 (8.22%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.16%) Memory Management
11 6 (4.11%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.11%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.42%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.42%) Software Testing
13 4 (2.74%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.74%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 108 (73.97%) C++
2 98 (67.12%) C
3 40 (27.40%) Embedded C
4 34 (23.29%) Embedded C++
5 27 (18.49%) Assembly Language
6 21 (14.38%) Java
7 16 (10.96%) Python
8 10 (6.85%) MATLAB
9 9 (6.16%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.16%) C#
9 9 (6.16%) Fortran
10 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.37%) C-shell
11 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (25.34%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.48%) HND
4 7 (4.79%) HNC
5 5 (3.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO 9000
1 6 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.37%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.37%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.68%) DO-160
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 38 (26.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.85%) Renesas
2 4 (2.74%) Green Hills
2 4 (2.74%) MKS
2 4 (2.74%) Intel
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.05%) Atmel
3 3 (2.05%) BT
3 3 (2.05%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (0.68%) Freescale
5 1 (0.68%) Altera
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