The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 654 568 598
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 219 284 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 161 184 244
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34300 33702 37031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.86% 33.09% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27462 27606 31575
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in England

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in England

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
South East -41 92 £41,250 +3.12% 18
East of England -40 35 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South West -1 33 £42,500 +21.42% 9
London -39 32 £51,250 -6.81% 4
West Midlands +14 9 £37,500 +15.38% 6
East Midlands -10 5 £35,000 - 2
North West +3 4 £43,750 +13.63% 1
North East -5 4 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Yorkshire -46 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 313 (75.42%) C
2 308 (74.22%) C++
3 212 (51.08%) Software Engineering
4 150 (36.14%) Degree
5 130 (31.33%) Linux
6 127 (30.60%) Electronics
7 106 (25.54%) C#
8 97 (23.37%) OO
9 87 (20.96%) Firmware
10 81 (19.52%) Java
11 77 (18.55%) Computer Science
12 75 (18.07%) UML
13 71 (17.11%) Python
14 68 (16.39%) Subversion
15 65 (15.66%) TCP/IP
16 61 (14.70%) Security Cleared
17 59 (14.22%) Windows
18 57 (13.73%) Embedded C
19 52 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (12.29%) ClearCase
21 50 (12.05%) Assembly Language
22 43 (10.36%) Project Management
22 43 (10.36%) Wireless
23 42 (10.12%) Manufacturing
23 42 (10.12%) Embedded Software Development
24 40 (9.64%) Telecoms
24 40 (9.64%) Military
25 38 (9.16%) OOD
25 38 (9.16%) Waterfall
26 37 (8.92%) UNIX

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (1.69%) CMS
2 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.45%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.41%) MS Project
3 9 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.45%) Simulink
5 5 (1.20%) Stateflow
5 5 (1.20%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.96%) MS Office
6 4 (0.96%) CATIA
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.66%) TCP/IP
2 43 (10.36%) Wireless
3 28 (6.75%) HTTP
4 21 (5.06%) DVB
5 19 (4.58%) Ethernet
6 18 (4.34%) Internet
7 17 (4.10%) ADSL
8 10 (2.41%) SAN
9 9 (2.17%) GSM
9 9 (2.17%) LTE
9 9 (2.17%) 4G
10 8 (1.93%) 3G
10 8 (1.93%) Broadband
10 8 (1.93%) GPRS
11 7 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.20%) TETRA
12 5 (1.20%) Bluetooth
12 5 (1.20%) DHCP
12 5 (1.20%) DNS
13 4 (0.96%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (16.39%) Subversion
2 51 (12.29%) ClearCase
3 36 (8.67%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.78%) GCC
6 20 (4.82%) GDB
7 14 (3.37%) Bugzilla
8 13 (3.13%) JIRA
8 13 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.93%) Ant
9 8 (1.93%) Maven
10 7 (1.69%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.20%) FogBugz
11 5 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.72%) NUnit
13 2 (0.48%) Valgrind
13 2 (0.48%) CppUnit
14 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (30.60%) Electronics
2 42 (10.12%) Manufacturing
3 40 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.64%) Military
4 20 (4.82%) Automotive
5 12 (2.89%) Finance
6 6 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 4 (0.96%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Front Office
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 166 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 95 (22.89%) Developer
3 56 (13.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (8.67%) Development Engineer
5 35 (8.43%) Firmware Engineer
6 31 (7.47%) C++ Developer
7 30 (7.23%) Junior
8 29 (6.99%) Senior Software Engineer
8 29 (6.99%) C++ Software Engineer
9 25 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 23 (5.54%) C Developer
11 20 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.82%) C Software Engineer
11 20 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (4.58%) Test Engineer
12 19 (4.58%) Embedded C Engineer
13 18 (4.34%) Graduate
14 16 (3.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Electronics Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.02%) .NET
2 17 (4.10%) Qt
3 11 (2.65%) MFC
4 9 (2.17%) XML
5 8 (1.93%) HTML
5 8 (1.93%) Spring
6 7 (1.69%) OpenGL
6 7 (1.69%) ICEfaces
7 6 (1.45%) CSS
7 6 (1.45%) STL
8 5 (1.20%) WebKit
9 4 (0.96%) OpenCV
9 4 (0.96%) Flash
9 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.96%) WinForms
10 3 (0.72%) POSIX
10 3 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.48%) HTML5
11 2 (0.48%) ADO
11 2 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.96%) Firmware
2 77 (18.55%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.19%) Mathematics
4 31 (7.47%) Device Driver
5 23 (5.54%) Physics
6 21 (5.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 20 (4.82%) MPEG
8 16 (3.86%) Open Source
9 15 (3.61%) VHDL
10 13 (3.13%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.89%) Cryptography
12 11 (2.65%) IPTV
13 10 (2.41%) PKI
14 8 (1.93%) Verilog
15 7 (1.69%) ASIC
16 6 (1.45%) Home Automation
16 6 (1.45%) Internet of Things
17 4 (0.96%) iPhone
17 4 (0.96%) DTV
17 4 (0.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 130 (31.33%) Linux
2 59 (14.22%) Windows
3 37 (8.92%) UNIX
4 20 (4.82%) Android
5 19 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.65%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.69%) LynxOS
9 4 (0.96%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (51.08%) Software Engineering
2 97 (23.37%) OO
3 75 (18.07%) UML
4 52 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.36%) Project Management
6 42 (10.12%) Embedded Software Development
7 38 (9.16%) OOD
7 38 (9.16%) Waterfall
8 32 (7.71%) RUP
9 30 (7.23%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.30%) Multithreading
11 18 (4.34%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (4.34%) Signal Processing
12 17 (4.10%) DRM
13 14 (3.37%) Software Testing
13 14 (3.37%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.13%) TDD
15 12 (2.89%) OOP
15 12 (2.89%) Validation
16 11 (2.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 313 (75.42%) C
2 308 (74.22%) C++
3 106 (25.54%) C#
4 81 (19.52%) Java
5 71 (17.11%) Python
6 57 (13.73%) Embedded C
7 50 (12.05%) Assembly Language
8 35 (8.43%) Ada
9 29 (6.99%) Embedded C++
10 20 (4.82%) Perl
11 19 (4.58%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.61%) MATLAB
13 14 (3.37%) Lua
14 11 (2.65%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.41%) SQL
15 10 (2.41%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.20%) C-shell
17 4 (0.96%) Golang
18 3 (0.72%) Ruby
19 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (36.14%) Degree
2 61 (14.70%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.17%) PhD
5 4 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.96%) ISEB
5 4 (0.96%) HND
6 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) HNC
7 2 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) CISA
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) GIAC
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) ISO 9000
2 11 (2.65%) IEC 61508
3 8 (1.93%) DO-178B
3 8 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.69%) JTAG
5 4 (0.96%) QA
6 3 (0.72%) TickIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) NFS
2 1 (0.24%) KVM
2 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (4.58%) Broadcom
2 15 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.61%) EMC
3 10 (2.41%) Embarcadero
3 10 (2.41%) Borland
4 8 (1.93%) Cisco
5 7 (1.69%) HP
6 6 (1.45%) Freescale
6 6 (1.45%) CA
6 6 (1.45%) NEC
7 5 (1.20%) MKS
7 5 (1.20%) MathWorks
7 5 (1.20%) Adobe
8 4 (0.96%) Apple
8 4 (0.96%) SolidWorks
8 4 (0.96%) Toshiba
9 2 (0.48%) Huawei
9 2 (0.48%) Symbian
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle
9 2 (0.48%) VMware
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