The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 241 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 10 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.045% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.048% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 29
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6584 6296 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.12% 94.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5451 5207 6024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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 +3 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) C
3 13 (81.25%) Embedded C
4 11 (68.75%) C++
5 10 (62.50%) Electronics
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
6 9 (56.25%) Embedded C++
7 7 (43.75%) UML
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
9 5 (31.25%) Firmware
9 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) OO
10 4 (25.00%) PVCS
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (25.00%) Physics
10 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
10 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
11 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 3 (18.75%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Qt
1 1 (6.25%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
5 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows CE
3 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
2 13 (81.25%) Embedded C
3 11 (68.75%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Embedded C++
5 6 (37.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) HNC
2 3 (18.75%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
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