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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 403 374 364
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 37 52 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 75
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 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
Kent 0 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -6 7 £50,000 +53.84% 2
East Sussex -24 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire +4 5 £35,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex -20 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £42,500 -7.60%
Surrey -1 1 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 126 (99.21%) Software Engineering
2 116 (91.34%) C
3 112 (88.19%) C++
4 77 (60.63%) Linux
5 68 (53.54%) Embedded C++
6 54 (42.52%) Embedded C
7 51 (40.16%) Electronics
8 48 (37.80%) Embedded Linux
8 48 (37.80%) Degree
9 45 (35.43%) C#
10 39 (30.71%) TCP/IP
11 27 (21.26%) Windows
12 26 (20.47%) SSL
12 26 (20.47%) XML
13 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (17.32%) Embedded Software Development
15 21 (16.54%) UML
16 20 (15.75%) .NET
16 20 (15.75%) Multithreading
16 20 (15.75%) Embedded Systems
17 19 (14.96%) Java
17 19 (14.96%) FTP
17 19 (14.96%) EMV
17 19 (14.96%) Wireless
18 18 (14.17%) Subversion
19 16 (12.60%) GPRS
19 16 (12.60%) GSM
20 14 (11.02%) Ethernet
20 14 (11.02%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.71%) TCP/IP
2 26 (20.47%) SSL
3 19 (14.96%) Wireless
3 19 (14.96%) FTP
4 16 (12.60%) GPRS
4 16 (12.60%) GSM
5 14 (11.02%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.94%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.57%) LAN
7 2 (1.57%) WAN
7 2 (1.57%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.57%) 802.15
7 2 (1.57%) DVB
8 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) Broadband
8 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Subversion
2 7 (5.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.15%) VectorCAST
4 4 (3.15%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.79%) GDB
6 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 51 (40.16%) Electronics
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.47%) XML
2 20 (15.75%) .NET
3 10 (7.87%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.30%) MFC
5 4 (3.15%) Middleware
6 2 (1.57%) WPF
6 2 (1.57%) Qt
7 1 (0.79%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.75%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (14.96%) EMV
4 12 (9.45%) EFT
4 12 (9.45%) Firmware
4 12 (9.45%) Cryptography
5 8 (6.30%) Home Automation
6 7 (5.51%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.72%) Open Source
8 5 (3.94%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.94%) Physics
9 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.57%) MPEG
11 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.79%) VHDL
11 1 (0.79%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 77 (60.63%) Linux
2 48 (37.80%) Embedded Linux
3 27 (21.26%) Windows
4 7 (5.51%) Android
4 7 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.79%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (99.21%) Software Engineering
2 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.32%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) UML
4 20 (15.75%) Multithreading
5 13 (10.24%) OO
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.66%) Scrum
8 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.30%) OOP
9 8 (6.30%) Time Management
10 7 (5.51%) Android Development
10 7 (5.51%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.51%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.72%) OOD
12 5 (3.94%) Validation
12 5 (3.94%) Image Processing
12 5 (3.94%) Video Processing
12 5 (3.94%) Signal Processing
13 4 (3.15%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (91.34%) C
2 112 (88.19%) C++
3 68 (53.54%) Embedded C++
4 54 (42.52%) Embedded C
5 45 (35.43%) C#
6 19 (14.96%) Java
7 13 (10.24%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.15%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) SQL
9 2 (1.57%) VB
9 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (37.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) JTAG
2 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) VeriFone
2 8 (6.30%) NEC
2 8 (6.30%) EMC
3 4 (3.15%) IBM
4 2 (1.57%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.79%) Atmel
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.79%) Intel
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