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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 139 154 156
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 20 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
1140 1167 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.11% 36.83% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 723 754 619
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 £29,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 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
Edinburgh - 14 £35,000 -
Fife +4 4 £47,500 - 1
Dundee - 1 £50,000 -
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (94.29%) C++
2 31 (88.57%) C
3 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (37.14%) Stress Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) Firmware
9 5 (14.29%) Android
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
11 3 (8.57%) JUnit
11 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.57%) Military
11 3 (8.57%) Twitter
11 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (5.71%) QA
12 2 (5.71%) Selenium
12 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
12 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
12 2 (5.71%) LLVM
12 2 (5.71%) GCC
12 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
12 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Validation

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) LLVM
2 2 (5.71%) GCC
3 1 (2.86%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (8.57%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Software Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Principal Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Compiler Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (37.14%) Stress Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C++
2 31 (88.57%) C
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Intel
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