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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 253 236 237
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.044% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.14% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £39,500 £55,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.18% +40.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £55,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,150
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
2414 2208 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.29% 32.66% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 1811 1969
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram 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 31 October 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
Manchester - 6 £39,500 - 4
Cheshire -12 1 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Lancashire - 1 £37,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) RUP
5 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (33.33%) Ada
6 3 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Lua
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) DHTML
2 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Qt
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) RUP
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) C
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Ada
5 3 (25.00%) Lua
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Zend
1 1 (8.33%) Facebook
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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