The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 144 160 162
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 18 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.44% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Embedded Systems
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1214 1329 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.34% 36.13% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 768 882 792
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Edinburgh +2 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +14 4 £41,500 +58.09% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 - 1
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 25 (75.76%) Software Engineering
3 23 (69.70%) Degree
4 21 (63.64%) C
5 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
6 19 (57.58%) C++
7 13 (39.39%) C#
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
8 12 (36.36%) Subversion
9 11 (33.33%) Android
9 11 (33.33%) SDLC
10 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
11 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
11 9 (27.27%) Electronics
11 9 (27.27%) OOD
11 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 8 (24.24%) STL
12 8 (24.24%) UML
12 8 (24.24%) OOP
12 8 (24.24%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (24.24%) .NET
12 8 (24.24%) MFC
12 8 (24.24%) VC++
12 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
12 8 (24.24%) Assembly Language
12 8 (24.24%) WinForms
12 8 (24.24%) Visualisation
12 8 (24.24%) Waterfall

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.06%) DLNA
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) ICMP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
2 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Mocha
4 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Emacs
5 1 (3.03%) jEdit
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) MFC
1 8 (24.24%) STL
1 8 (24.24%) WinForms
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 8 (24.24%) Visualisation
4 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.03%) VHDL
6 1 (3.03%) Verilog
6 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (9.09%) OpenWrt
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 9 (27.27%) OOD
6 8 (24.24%) UML
6 8 (24.24%) OOP
6 8 (24.24%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (24.24%) 3D Visualisation
6 8 (24.24%) Linear Algebra
6 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
6 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Assembly Language
4 8 (24.24%) VC++
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Tcl
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.03%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) Atmel
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
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