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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 386 365 350
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 54 83 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 96
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
20150 21570 21037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16289 17120 17540
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
East Sussex -26 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -12 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hampshire -18 9 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +7 6 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Kent - 5 £37,500 - 4
Surrey -9 4 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Oxfordshire +7 3 £47,500 +11.76% 8
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Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 128 (98.46%) Software Engineering
2 117 (90.00%) C
3 105 (80.77%) C++
4 81 (62.31%) Linux
5 80 (61.54%) Embedded C
6 65 (50.00%) Embedded C++
7 41 (31.54%) Embedded Systems
8 34 (26.15%) UML
9 29 (22.31%) OO
10 26 (20.00%) VxWorks
11 23 (17.69%) Degree
12 22 (16.92%) OOD
13 21 (16.15%) Electronics
14 20 (15.38%) XML
15 17 (13.08%) ISO 9001
15 17 (13.08%) Python
16 16 (12.31%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (10.77%) Firmware
17 14 (10.77%) Embedded Software Development
18 13 (10.00%) C#
18 13 (10.00%) Subversion
18 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
19 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
19 12 (9.23%) UNIX
20 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
20 11 (8.46%) Project Management
20 11 (8.46%) Algorithms
21 10 (7.69%) Windows
21 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
21 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) Wireless
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) 3G
3 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.31%) ZigBee
4 3 (2.31%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.54%) GPRS
5 2 (1.54%) GSM
5 2 (1.54%) LAN
5 2 (1.54%) WAN
5 2 (1.54%) RTP
5 2 (1.54%) RFID
5 2 (1.54%) Internet
5 2 (1.54%) NFC
6 1 (0.77%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Subversion
2 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.15%) Bugzilla
4 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (2.31%) Trac
6 3 (2.31%) GDB
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
7 2 (1.54%) PVCS
7 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (16.15%) Electronics
2 5 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.31%) Automotive
3 3 (2.31%) Finance
4 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (3.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) MFC
3 2 (1.54%) SOAP
3 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) Middleware
3 2 (1.54%) LAMP
3 2 (1.54%) XML-RPC
3 2 (1.54%) Qt
3 2 (1.54%) GStreamer
3 2 (1.54%) REST
3 2 (1.54%) QML
4 1 (0.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.54%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.46%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.38%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.08%) GIS
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.31%) Physics
8 2 (1.54%) Open Source
8 2 (1.54%) SystemC
8 2 (1.54%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.77%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.77%) VHDL
9 1 (0.77%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 81 (62.31%) Linux
2 26 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 16 (12.31%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (9.23%) UNIX
5 10 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (1.54%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.54%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (98.46%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.15%) UML
3 29 (22.31%) OO
4 22 (16.92%) OOD
5 14 (10.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
7 11 (8.46%) Project Management
8 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 9 (6.92%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (6.92%) Signal Processing
9 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.85%) OOP
11 4 (3.08%) Validation
12 3 (2.31%) Video Processing
13 2 (1.54%) Functional Testing
13 2 (1.54%) Scrum
13 2 (1.54%) Systems Analysis
14 1 (0.77%) Software Testing
14 1 (0.77%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (0.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 117 (90.00%) C
2 105 (80.77%) C++
3 80 (61.54%) Embedded C
4 65 (50.00%) Embedded C++
5 17 (13.08%) Python
6 13 (10.00%) C#
7 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.62%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.08%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.08%) C++/CLI
10 3 (2.31%) Java
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) Pascal
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) PhD
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) HND
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.38%) IEC 61508
3 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.08%) JTAG
4 2 (1.54%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (3.85%) Intel
2 4 (3.08%) Borland
2 4 (3.08%) QNX
2 4 (3.08%) Atmel
3 1 (0.77%) Freescale
3 1 (0.77%) EMC
3 1 (0.77%) Google
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