The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 364 315 314
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 74 114 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 110
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire -4 17 £47,500 +31.03% 2
West Sussex -18 14 £42,500 -11.45% 1
East Sussex -14 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey -22 9 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Kent -9 7 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Oxfordshire +9 5 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +4 5 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £45,000 -5.26%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 106 (97.25%) Software Engineering
2 102 (93.58%) C
3 91 (83.49%) C++
4 65 (59.63%) Linux
5 59 (54.13%) Embedded C
6 48 (44.04%) Embedded C++
7 37 (33.94%) Degree
8 31 (28.44%) Embedded Systems
9 29 (26.61%) Electronics
10 28 (25.69%) OO
11 27 (24.77%) UML
12 18 (16.51%) Windows
12 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
13 16 (14.68%) C#
13 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
13 16 (14.68%) VxWorks
13 16 (14.68%) Embedded Software Development
14 15 (13.76%) OOD
15 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
15 14 (12.84%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
17 12 (11.01%) Ethernet
17 12 (11.01%) Wireless
17 12 (11.01%) Signal Processing
17 12 (11.01%) Algorithms
18 11 (10.09%) ISO 9001
19 10 (9.17%) XML
19 10 (9.17%) Firmware
19 10 (9.17%) Subversion
20 9 (8.26%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Simulink
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.01%) Wireless
2 12 (11.01%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.59%) GPRS
3 5 (4.59%) GSM
4 4 (3.67%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.75%) LAN
5 3 (2.75%) WAN
5 3 (2.75%) Bluetooth
5 3 (2.75%) DVB
5 3 (2.75%) 3G
6 2 (1.83%) Internet
6 2 (1.83%) RFID
6 2 (1.83%) NFC
7 1 (0.92%) 2G
7 1 (0.92%) 802.15
7 1 (0.92%) Broadband
7 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.17%) Subversion
3 6 (5.50%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.67%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.75%) VectorCAST
6 2 (1.83%) GDB
6 2 (1.83%) JIRA
6 2 (1.83%) PVCS
6 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.92%) Trac
General
1 29 (26.61%) Electronics
2 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Automotive
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) MFC
3 6 (5.50%) Middleware
4 2 (1.83%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) XML-RPC
4 2 (1.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
4 2 (1.83%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) WDF
5 1 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.01%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.42%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.50%) Physics
5 6 (5.50%) Open Source
6 4 (3.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.75%) MPEG
7 3 (2.75%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.83%) VHDL
8 2 (1.83%) Verilog
8 2 (1.83%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.83%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.92%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 65 (59.63%) Linux
2 18 (16.51%) Windows
3 16 (14.68%) VxWorks
4 14 (12.84%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.67%) UNIX
6 3 (2.75%) Android
6 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.83%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.83%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.92%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (97.25%) Software Engineering
2 28 (25.69%) OO
3 27 (24.77%) UML
4 18 (16.51%) Multithreading
5 16 (14.68%) Embedded Software Development
6 15 (13.76%) OOD
7 12 (11.01%) Signal Processing
8 9 (8.26%) OOP
9 8 (7.34%) Project Management
9 8 (7.34%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Validation
12 4 (3.67%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.75%) Manual Testing
13 3 (2.75%) Android Development
13 3 (2.75%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.83%) Functional Testing
14 2 (1.83%) Video Processing
14 2 (1.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (93.58%) C
2 91 (83.49%) C++
3 59 (54.13%) Embedded C
4 48 (44.04%) Embedded C++
5 16 (14.68%) C#
6 9 (8.26%) Python
6 9 (8.26%) Assembly Language
7 5 (4.59%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.67%) C++/CLI
8 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.75%) Java
10 2 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) Ada
11 1 (0.92%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 37 (33.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PhD
3 4 (3.67%) ISEB
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) HND
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.67%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.75%) JTAG
4 2 (1.83%) QA
4 2 (1.83%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.92%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.59%) Intel
2 4 (3.67%) Borland
2 4 (3.67%) QNX
2 4 (3.67%) EMC
3 3 (2.75%) IBM
3 3 (2.75%) NEC
3 3 (2.75%) Xilinx
3 3 (2.75%) Atmel
4 1 (0.92%) Freescale
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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