The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 254 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £36,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -
Embedded Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the North West region.

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £38,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 8 (88.89%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Electronics
6 3 (33.33%) HNC
6 3 (33.33%) HND
6 3 (33.33%) Windows CE
6 3 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) OOD
8 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
1 1 (11.11%) Altera