The 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 672 608 631
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +23
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 208 246 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 141 171 233
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33768 33787 37211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.16% 33.52% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26740 27509 31622
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
South East -26 88 £42,500 +3.65% 21
London +5 38 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East of England -44 31 £45,000 -8.62% 19
South West -10 24 £42,500 +21.42% 5
West Midlands -7 12 £37,500 +15.38% 4
East Midlands -10 6 £39,500 +5.33% 5
North West - 4 £43,750 - 3
North East -11 2 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Yorkshire -45 2 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 330 (75.00%) C
1 330 (75.00%) C++
2 223 (50.68%) Software Engineering
3 163 (37.05%) Degree
4 160 (36.36%) Linux
5 127 (28.86%) Electronics
6 124 (28.18%) C#
7 95 (21.59%) OO
8 93 (21.14%) Computer Science
9 92 (20.91%) Firmware
10 90 (20.45%) Java
11 82 (18.64%) UML
12 77 (17.50%) Python
13 75 (17.05%) Subversion
14 69 (15.68%) TCP/IP
15 68 (15.45%) Security Cleared
16 65 (14.77%) Windows
17 57 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (12.73%) ClearCase
19 55 (12.50%) Project Management
20 52 (11.82%) Embedded C
21 45 (10.23%) Assembly Language
22 44 (10.00%) UNIX
22 44 (10.00%) Waterfall
22 44 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
23 43 (9.77%) Military
23 43 (9.77%) Telecoms
24 41 (9.32%) Mathematics
25 40 (9.09%) Manufacturing
26 39 (8.86%) Wireless

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (2.50%) OpenStack
1 11 (2.50%) CloudStack
2 5 (1.14%) Apache
3 3 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.95%) MS Project
3 12 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.50%) Simulink
5 8 (1.82%) Stateflow
5 8 (1.82%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.91%) MS Office
6 4 (0.91%) CATIA
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (15.68%) TCP/IP
2 39 (8.86%) Wireless
3 32 (7.27%) HTTP
4 27 (6.14%) DVB
5 24 (5.45%) ADSL
6 23 (5.23%) Internet
7 19 (4.32%) Ethernet
8 12 (2.73%) GSM
9 10 (2.27%) GPRS
9 10 (2.27%) SAN
10 9 (2.05%) LTE
10 9 (2.05%) 4G
10 9 (2.05%) 3G
11 8 (1.82%) Broadband
12 7 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.14%) TETRA
13 5 (1.14%) Bluetooth
13 5 (1.14%) DHCP
13 5 (1.14%) DNS
14 4 (0.91%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (17.05%) Subversion
2 56 (12.73%) ClearCase
3 39 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.05%) GCC
5 26 (5.91%) GDB
6 25 (5.68%) Visual Studio
7 16 (3.64%) Bugzilla
8 15 (3.41%) JIRA
9 13 (2.95%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.82%) LabVIEW
10 8 (1.82%) Maven
10 8 (1.82%) Ant
10 8 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.14%) FogBugz
12 2 (0.45%) NUnit
12 2 (0.45%) CppUnit
12 2 (0.45%) Valgrind
12 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.23%) PVCS
General
1 127 (28.86%) Electronics
2 43 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 43 (9.77%) Military
3 40 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.32%) Automotive
5 11 (2.50%) Finance
6 7 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.14%) Marketing
8 4 (0.91%) Games
8 4 (0.91%) Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (39.77%) Software Engineer
2 91 (20.68%) Developer
3 51 (11.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (10.68%) Development Engineer
5 38 (8.64%) Firmware Engineer
6 30 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 27 (6.14%) C++ Developer
8 26 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (5.00%) Junior
10 21 (4.77%) Graduate
10 21 (4.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 20 (4.55%) Test Engineer
12 19 (4.32%) Software Developer
12 19 (4.32%) C Developer
12 19 (4.32%) Electronics Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) C Software Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.41%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.50%) .NET
2 17 (3.86%) Qt
3 13 (2.95%) MFC
4 12 (2.73%) Spring
5 11 (2.50%) XML
6 7 (1.59%) ICEfaces
6 7 (1.59%) HTML
7 6 (1.36%) WinForms
8 5 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.14%) OpenGL
8 5 (1.14%) JSF
9 4 (0.91%) Middleware
9 4 (0.91%) Flash
9 4 (0.91%) OpenCV
9 4 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (0.68%) HTML5
10 3 (0.68%) POSIX
10 3 (0.68%) CSS
10 3 (0.68%) STL
10 3 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (21.14%) Computer Science
2 92 (20.91%) Firmware
3 41 (9.32%) Mathematics
4 30 (6.82%) Device Driver
5 27 (6.14%) MPEG
6 22 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 20 (4.55%) Cryptography
8 19 (4.32%) Physics
9 17 (3.86%) PKI
9 17 (3.86%) VHDL
9 17 (3.86%) Open Source
10 16 (3.64%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.27%) IPTV
12 9 (2.05%) Verilog
13 8 (1.82%) Home Automation
14 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.36%) STB
15 6 (1.36%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.91%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 160 (36.36%) Linux
2 65 (14.77%) Windows
3 44 (10.00%) UNIX
4 26 (5.91%) Embedded Linux
5 17 (3.86%) Android
6 14 (3.18%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.50%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.59%) LynxOS
9 4 (0.91%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (50.68%) Software Engineering
2 95 (21.59%) OO
3 82 (18.64%) UML
4 57 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.50%) Project Management
6 44 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 44 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 38 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 35 (7.95%) RUP
8 35 (7.95%) OOD
9 23 (5.23%) DRM
9 23 (5.23%) Signal Processing
10 21 (4.77%) Multithreading
11 20 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (4.32%) Information Security
13 17 (3.86%) TDD
14 16 (3.64%) OOP
15 15 (3.41%) Validation
15 15 (3.41%) Unit Testing
16 14 (3.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 330 (75.00%) C
1 330 (75.00%) C++
2 124 (28.18%) C#
3 90 (20.45%) Java
4 77 (17.50%) Python
5 52 (11.82%) Embedded C
6 45 (10.23%) Assembly Language
7 35 (7.95%) Ada
8 31 (7.05%) Embedded C++
9 22 (5.00%) Perl
10 19 (4.32%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.41%) MATLAB
12 14 (3.18%) Lua
12 14 (3.18%) SQL
13 10 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
15 7 (1.59%) VC++
16 5 (1.14%) C-shell
17 4 (0.91%) Golang
17 4 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 163 (37.05%) Degree
2 68 (15.45%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (1.59%) PhD
5 6 (1.36%) HND
6 4 (0.91%) ISEB
6 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCP
8 2 (0.45%) HNC
8 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) ISO 9000
2 18 (4.09%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.05%) JTAG
4 8 (1.82%) IEC 61508
4 8 (1.82%) DO-178B
4 8 (1.82%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) TickIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) NFS
2 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) KVM
3 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (5.91%) Broadcom
2 23 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.32%) EMC
4 8 (1.82%) MathWorks
4 8 (1.82%) Embarcadero
4 8 (1.82%) Borland
4 8 (1.82%) Oracle
4 8 (1.82%) Cisco
4 8 (1.82%) NEC
4 8 (1.82%) MKS
5 7 (1.59%) HP
5 7 (1.59%) Apple
6 6 (1.36%) CA
7 4 (0.91%) SolidWorks
7 4 (0.91%) Toshiba
8 2 (0.45%) Symbian
8 2 (0.45%) VMware
8 2 (0.45%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) Huawei
9 1 (0.23%) Xilinx
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