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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 141 150 154
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 18 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.88% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 4
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,050
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
1065 1225 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.85% 32.08% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 676 781 696
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 +14 11 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Dundee - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow -5 2 £44,000 +69.23%
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (54.55%) C
5 9 (40.91%) Android
6 8 (36.36%) Assembly Language
6 8 (36.36%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Firmware
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Subversion
9 4 (18.18%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) OOD
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
10 3 (13.64%) Electronics
11 2 (9.09%) Validation
11 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
11 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 2 (9.09%) Java
11 2 (9.09%) .NET
11 2 (9.09%) MFC
11 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 2 (9.09%) STL
11 2 (9.09%) UML
11 2 (9.09%) OOP
11 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) jEdit
3 1 (4.55%) Emacs
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) MFC
1 2 (9.09%) STL
1 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) VHDL
3 1 (4.55%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Android
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Linear Algebra
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 8 (36.36%) Assembly Language
2 8 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) VC++
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.55%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Atmel
1 1 (4.55%) EMC
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