The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 128 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.27% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.98% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Average salary £39,750 £46,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.97% +31.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 614 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.28% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 428 491 467
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Reading

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in Reading

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (90.00%) C
1 18 (90.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) MPEG
3 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (55.00%) DRM
4 11 (55.00%) DVB
4 11 (55.00%) ADSL
4 11 (55.00%) Broadcom
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) RUP
6 5 (25.00%) UML
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 5 (25.00%) Ada
6 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (10.00%) LynxOS
8 2 (10.00%) MODAF
8 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Python

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) ADSL
1 11 (55.00%) DVB
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) TETRA
3 1 (5.00%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Development Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) ICEfaces
2 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) WF
2 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) MPEG
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.00%) LynxOS
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DRM
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) RUP
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) MODAF
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
1 18 (90.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Ada
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Broadcom
2 2 (10.00%) HP