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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 364 407 374
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 87 68 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 66 95
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,875 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
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
18697 20699 22804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.93% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16566 18209
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East Sussex +32 27 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -2 15 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +24 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Kent +1 12 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex -7 10 £37,500 -11.76%
Oxfordshire -4 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -3 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 120 (81.63%) C++
3 111 (75.51%) C
4 78 (53.06%) Embedded Systems
5 62 (42.18%) Degree
6 56 (38.10%) Electronics
7 43 (29.25%) Embedded C
8 40 (27.21%) Linux
9 39 (26.53%) Python
10 37 (25.17%) Manufacturing
11 36 (24.49%) Unit Testing
12 31 (21.09%) Firmware
13 29 (19.73%) Embedded C++
14 28 (19.05%) Computer Science
15 24 (16.33%) Lua
15 24 (16.33%) Bash Shell
16 22 (14.97%) Embedded Linux
17 20 (13.61%) OO
18 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (11.56%) VxWorks
20 16 (10.88%) Scrum
21 15 (10.20%) Java
21 15 (10.20%) RS-485
22 14 (9.52%) RS-232
22 14 (9.52%) Assembly Language
22 14 (9.52%) Software Testing
23 13 (8.84%) Mathematics
23 13 (8.84%) Device Driver
23 13 (8.84%) MATLAB
23 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.40%) Confluence
2 4 (2.72%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Simulink
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) RS-485
2 14 (9.52%) RS-232
3 13 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.80%) Ethernet
4 10 (6.80%) RFID
5 5 (3.40%) Modbus
6 2 (1.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.68%) 3G
7 1 (0.68%) 802.15
7 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) IPsec
7 1 (0.68%) RTSP
7 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.08%) JIRA
2 6 (4.08%) LabVIEW
3 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.40%) Subversion
4 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (1.36%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (38.10%) Electronics
2 37 (25.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.76%) Automotive
4 5 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.72%) Advertising
5 4 (2.72%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.04%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
1 9 (6.12%) MFC
1 9 (6.12%) Middleware
2 5 (3.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (3.40%) OpenCL
2 5 (3.40%) OpenCV
2 5 (3.40%) STL
3 2 (1.36%) Qt
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.68%) JSON
4 1 (0.68%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.68%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (53.06%) Embedded Systems
2 28 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.84%) Device Driver
3 13 (8.84%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (3.40%) Streaming Video
6 4 (2.72%) CPLD
7 2 (1.36%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.36%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) BBC
8 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Linux
2 22 (14.97%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (11.56%) VxWorks
4 7 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (24.49%) Unit Testing
3 20 (13.61%) OO
4 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.88%) Scrum
6 14 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 9 (6.12%) Digital Signal Processing
7 9 (6.12%) OOP
7 9 (6.12%) Signal Processing
7 9 (6.12%) Validation
7 9 (6.12%) Video Processing
8 8 (5.44%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.08%) Image Processing
9 6 (4.08%) UML
10 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.40%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (3.40%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (3.40%) Machine Learning
10 5 (3.40%) OOD
10 5 (3.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (81.63%) C++
2 111 (75.51%) C
3 43 (29.25%) Embedded C
4 39 (26.53%) Python
5 29 (19.73%) Embedded C++
6 24 (16.33%) Bash Shell
6 24 (16.33%) Lua
7 15 (10.20%) Java
8 14 (9.52%) Assembly Language
9 13 (8.84%) MATLAB
10 10 (6.80%) C#
11 7 (4.76%) R
12 3 (2.04%) Perl
12 3 (2.04%) SQL
13 2 (1.36%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.36%) Delphi
13 2 (1.36%) VB
14 1 (0.68%) Ada
Qualifications
1 62 (42.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) Postgraduate
3 4 (2.72%) PhD
4 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.76%) MISRA
3 5 (3.40%) ISO13485
4 4 (2.72%) GAMP
4 4 (2.72%) GMP
5 3 (2.04%) DO-254
6 2 (1.36%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.68%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 31 (21.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) EMC
2 5 (3.40%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (0.68%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.68%) QNX
4 1 (0.68%) Sony
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