The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank - - 86
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Embedded Systems
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
430 518 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.17% 42.11% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 379 377 305
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Kent

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Ada
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) Simulink
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 1 (14.29%) Trac

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Ada
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree