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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank - 158 162
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.065% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
1349 1124 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.67% 36.53% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 800 671 730
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Intel
5 2 (20.00%) Tcl
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) HND
5 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DLNA
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) ICMP
3 1 (10.00%) RS-232
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) Mocha
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Tcl
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Delphi
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Freescale
1 2 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian