The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 423 400 393
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 27 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 42
Average salary £42,500 £51,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.87% +33.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Embedded Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South East region.

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Embedded Software Development Salary Histogram in the South East

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Middlesex 0 7 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex -2 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Surrey -5 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex -29 2 £43,500 -35.55%
Hampshire -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 64 (94.12%) C++
2 61 (89.71%) Software Engineering
3 59 (86.76%) C
4 40 (58.82%) C#
5 39 (57.35%) Degree
6 35 (51.47%) TCP/IP
7 32 (47.06%) OO
8 30 (44.12%) Electronics
8 30 (44.12%) Embedded Systems
9 26 (38.24%) Military
9 26 (38.24%) Security Cleared
9 26 (38.24%) Configuration Management
10 25 (36.76%) Computer Science
11 24 (35.29%) OOD
12 22 (32.35%) HTTP
12 22 (32.35%) Subversion
13 21 (30.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (30.88%) ClearCase
13 21 (30.88%) Linux
14 18 (26.47%) Assembly Language
15 14 (20.59%) Embedded C
16 13 (19.12%) .NET
17 11 (16.18%) Windows
17 11 (16.18%) Embedded C++
17 11 (16.18%) Wireless
18 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
18 10 (14.71%) UML
18 10 (14.71%) GPRS
19 9 (13.24%) MFC
19 9 (13.24%) Aerospace

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 35 (51.47%) TCP/IP
2 22 (32.35%) HTTP
3 11 (16.18%) Wireless
4 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
4 10 (14.71%) GPRS
5 8 (11.76%) GSM
6 4 (5.88%) WAN
6 4 (5.88%) LAN
7 3 (4.41%) Bluetooth
7 3 (4.41%) ZigBee
8 2 (2.94%) 802.15
8 2 (2.94%) 3G
8 2 (2.94%) PSTN
9 1 (1.47%) 802.11
9 1 (1.47%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Subversion
2 21 (30.88%) ClearCase
3 7 (10.29%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.41%) LabVIEW
5 3 (4.41%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) Hudson
6 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 30 (44.12%) Electronics
2 26 (38.24%) Military
3 9 (13.24%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.35%) Avionics
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Finance
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) MFC
3 6 (8.82%) Middleware
4 5 (7.35%) JSF
5 4 (5.88%) WinForms
5 4 (5.88%) WCF
5 4 (5.88%) WPF
5 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) POSIX
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (36.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.76%) Home Automation
3 8 (11.76%) Firmware
4 7 (10.29%) Physics
5 5 (7.35%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.35%) Device Driver
6 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.47%) DTV
7 1 (1.47%) MHEG
7 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Android
3 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Software Engineering
2 32 (47.06%) OO
3 26 (38.24%) Configuration Management
4 24 (35.29%) OOD
5 21 (30.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) UML
7 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Video Processing
8 7 (10.29%) Image Processing
8 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Android Development
8 7 (10.29%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.35%) Communications Security
10 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.35%) Information Management
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) C++
2 59 (86.76%) C
3 40 (58.82%) C#
4 18 (26.47%) Assembly Language
5 14 (20.59%) Embedded C
6 11 (16.18%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 5 (7.35%) Ada
8 5 (7.35%) MATLAB
9 4 (5.88%) Fortran
9 4 (5.88%) Python
10 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.47%) Java
11 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.47%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Degree
2 26 (38.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) PhD
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) JTAG
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) NEC
1 8 (11.76%) EMC
2 4 (5.88%) QNX
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.47%) Renesas
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