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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 392 407 433
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 41 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
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
17501 17282 18079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.03% 79.52% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13947 13758 15561
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +26 22 £32,500 -
Surrey -1 6 £47,500 +23.37% 4
West Sussex -3 5 £55,000 -2.65%
Kent - 4 £30,000 -
Hampshire -10 3 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 60 (85.71%) C++
2 57 (81.43%) Software Engineering
3 49 (70.00%) Degree
4 43 (61.43%) C
5 42 (60.00%) Electronics
6 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
7 26 (37.14%) Mathematics
7 26 (37.14%) Physics
7 26 (37.14%) C#
8 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
9 22 (31.43%) Embedded C
10 21 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++
12 16 (22.86%) OO
12 16 (22.86%) OOD
13 15 (21.43%) Subversion
13 15 (21.43%) Military
14 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 14 (20.00%) Linux
15 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
16 12 (17.14%) HTTP
16 12 (17.14%) ClearCase
16 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (15.71%) HTML
17 11 (15.71%) CSS
17 11 (15.71%) HTML5
18 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
19 9 (12.86%) Android
19 9 (12.86%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Simulink
1 5 (7.14%) TargetLink
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.14%) HTTP
3 8 (11.43%) DVB
4 7 (10.00%) Wireless
4 7 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (10.00%) GPRS
5 6 (8.57%) LAN
5 6 (8.57%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) GSM
7 3 (4.29%) PSTN
7 3 (4.29%) 3G
8 1 (1.43%) 802.15
8 1 (1.43%) Internet
8 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Subversion
2 12 (17.14%) ClearCase
3 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) VectorCAST
5 3 (4.29%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.86%) PVCS
6 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (60.00%) Electronics
2 15 (21.43%) Military
3 5 (7.14%) Automotive
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.71%) French Language
4 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Software Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Systems Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Principal Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) CSS
1 11 (15.71%) HTML5
1 11 (15.71%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) WebKit
3 5 (7.14%) OpenCL
3 5 (7.14%) DirectCompute
4 4 (5.71%) .NET
4 4 (5.71%) MFC
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) XSL
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 26 (37.14%) Mathematics
2 26 (37.14%) Physics
3 21 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (11.43%) DTV
5 7 (10.00%) Interactive TV
5 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.57%) Open Source
7 5 (7.14%) CUDA
8 4 (5.71%) Home Automation
8 4 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (5.71%) IPTV
8 4 (5.71%) Device Driver
8 4 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Android
3 6 (8.57%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.43%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.86%) OO
2 16 (22.86%) OOD
3 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
4 12 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.43%) UML
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Android Development
9 4 (5.71%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.29%) Cyber Security
10 3 (4.29%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (4.29%) Signal Processing
10 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Validation
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) C++
2 43 (61.43%) C
3 26 (37.14%) C#
4 22 (31.43%) Embedded C
5 17 (24.29%) Embedded C++
6 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 6 (8.57%) Java
9 4 (5.71%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.29%) SQL
10 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.43%) Python
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (70.00%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) PhD
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Perforce
2 4 (5.71%) EMC
2 4 (5.71%) NEC
3 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) BT
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