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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 150 163 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.097% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £38,750 £37,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,400 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,600 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1063 1299 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.21% 39.36% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 697 778 615
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
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 27 January 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 2 £38,750 +4.72%
Glasgow +7 1 - -
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (91.67%) C
2 21 (87.50%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Firmware
7 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Android
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Assembly Language
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Military
9 3 (12.50%) Validation
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) LLVM
10 2 (8.33%) GCC
10 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (8.33%) Twitter
10 2 (8.33%) Emacs
10 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.33%) QA
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) LLVM
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) GCC
2 2 (8.33%) Emacs
3 1 (4.17%) VectorCAST
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Compiler Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C
2 21 (87.50%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Intel