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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 99 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
506 458 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.47% 37.18% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 459 397 237
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Kent

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Rochester - 3 £45,000 -
Dartford -15 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Embedded Systems
South East

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) C++
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) C
5 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
5 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) Open Source
7 4 (36.36%) Electronics
7 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
7 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
8 2 (18.18%) UML
8 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Ada
9 1 (9.09%) Simulink
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (9.09%) OOD
9 1 (9.09%) Validation
9 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (9.09%) Military
9 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (9.09%) Middleware
9 1 (9.09%) Eclipse

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Trac
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Ada
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree