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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 149 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 18 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.065% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +42.85%
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
1042 926 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.90% 29.93% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 660 598 544
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,207 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 +8 15 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow -10 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Embedded Systems
UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (80.00%) C++
2 28 (70.00%) C
3 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
5 19 (47.50%) Stress Testing
5 19 (47.50%) Unit Testing
6 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Degree
7 12 (30.00%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) JUnit
9 8 (20.00%) Selenium
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.00%) Android
12 4 (10.00%) Assembly Language
12 4 (10.00%) Firmware
13 3 (7.50%) Python
13 3 (7.50%) Twitter
14 2 (5.00%) QA
14 2 (5.00%) LLVM
14 2 (5.00%) GCC
14 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
14 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
14 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
14 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
14 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
14 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
14 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
14 2 (5.00%) Embedded C

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (22.50%) JUnit
2 8 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) LLVM
3 2 (5.00%) GCC
4 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineer
2 18 (45.00%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (42.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Compiler Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Development Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Software Engineering
2 21 (52.50%) Test Automation
3 19 (47.50%) Stress Testing
3 19 (47.50%) Unit Testing
4 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Code Coverage
6 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C++
2 28 (70.00%) C
3 12 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Twitter
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