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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 153 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.097% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1342 1055 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.00% 34.18% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 891 687 669
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram 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 16 September 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
Edinburgh - 13 £40,000 - 1
Fife - 2 £42,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 £50,000 - 2
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 33 (86.84%) C++
2 30 (78.95%) C
3 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
4 19 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (47.37%) Stress Testing
6 17 (44.74%) Software Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) JUnit
11 5 (13.16%) Firmware
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) Selenium
11 5 (13.16%) Android
12 4 (10.53%) Assembly Language
13 3 (7.89%) Python
13 3 (7.89%) Twitter
13 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
14 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
14 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
14 2 (5.26%) Windows
14 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
14 2 (5.26%) Perl
14 2 (5.26%) Smartcard
14 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
14 2 (5.26%) Validation
14 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
14 2 (5.26%) LLVM

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) LLVM
3 2 (5.26%) GCC
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (2.63%) Military
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Software Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (44.74%) Principal Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Compiler Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (47.37%) Stress Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C++
2 30 (78.95%) C
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Twitter
2 1 (2.63%) Intel
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