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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 221 242 259
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.097% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.26% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
2249 2337 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.53% 37.88% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1861 1904
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 5 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 25 (92.59%) Electronics
2 24 (88.89%) Degree
3 23 (85.19%) C
3 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 22 (81.48%) C++
5 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 15 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (55.56%) Embedded C
7 14 (51.85%) HNC
7 14 (51.85%) HND
7 14 (51.85%) Windows
7 14 (51.85%) UML
7 14 (51.85%) OO
7 14 (51.85%) Windows CE
7 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
7 14 (51.85%) Embedded Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (48.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (48.15%) Pair Programming
8 13 (48.15%) Scrum
8 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
8 13 (48.15%) C#
8 13 (48.15%) OOD
8 13 (48.15%) ISO 9001
9 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
10 7 (25.93%) Validation
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
10 7 (25.93%) Schematic Capture

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (92.59%) Electronics
2 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) C Software Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Audio Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) DSP Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) PCB Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) Embedded Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) OO
3 14 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) UML
4 13 (48.15%) OOD
4 13 (48.15%) Pair Programming
4 13 (48.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (48.15%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Schematic Capture
5 7 (25.93%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) CAE
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C
2 22 (81.48%) C++
3 15 (55.56%) Embedded C
4 13 (48.15%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) HNC
2 14 (51.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO13485
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) EMC
2 3 (11.11%) Xilinx
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