The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 239 - 238
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 6 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2237 2357 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.06% 34.82% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1831 2010
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the North West

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Lancashire - 5 £47,500 -
Manchester - 3 £47,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) German Language
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (12.50%) Games
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
7 1 (12.50%) Firmware
7 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) C
7 1 (12.50%) C#

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware