The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 128 138 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 17 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.40% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.00% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £56,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Embedded Systems
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
881 800 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 40.49% 40.20% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 715 599 577
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Watford - 8 - -
Hemel Hempstead -5 3 £56,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £57,500 -
Stevenage -6 1 £40,000 -17.94%
Embedded Systems
East of England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (74.19%) Linux
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 21 (67.74%) Computer Science
3 14 (45.16%) C++
4 12 (38.71%) C
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
5 11 (35.48%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
5 11 (35.48%) Line Management
5 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
5 11 (35.48%) Coaching
5 11 (35.48%) Process Improvement
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
7 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
7 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
7 9 (29.03%) Android
8 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.81%) Android Development
8 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
8 8 (25.81%) Apple
9 6 (19.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (16.13%) VHDL
10 5 (16.13%) Verilog
10 5 (16.13%) Electronics
11 3 (9.68%) Video Processing
11 3 (9.68%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Software Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Android Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Android Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Development Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate Validation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) DirectX
1 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.23%) Qt
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (16.13%) Verilog
3 5 (16.13%) VHDL
4 3 (9.68%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.45%) ASIC
5 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Physics
5 2 (6.45%) SystemC
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Robotics
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Android
3 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (35.48%) Coaching
2 11 (35.48%) Line Management
2 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
2 11 (35.48%) Process Improvement
2 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Android Development
4 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
5 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Video Processing
6 2 (6.45%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Logistics
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) C
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) Altera
2 2 (6.45%) Cadence
2 2 (6.45%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (6.45%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (6.45%) Synopsys
2 2 (6.45%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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