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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 392 380 354
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 61 84 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 88
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,975 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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
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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 +20 26 £45,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +13 9 £37,500 -18.91% 6
Oxfordshire -2 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Sussex -13 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Kent +3 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Middlesex - 2 £38,750 -
Berkshire -12 1 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 97 (84.35%) C
3 90 (78.26%) C++
4 52 (45.22%) Embedded Systems
5 44 (38.26%) Degree
5 44 (38.26%) Embedded C
6 34 (29.57%) Python
6 34 (29.57%) Electronics
7 33 (28.70%) Manufacturing
8 32 (27.83%) Firmware
9 29 (25.22%) Linux
10 27 (23.48%) Unit Testing
11 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
12 24 (20.87%) Embedded C++
13 21 (18.26%) Lua
13 21 (18.26%) Bash Shell
14 17 (14.78%) C#
15 16 (13.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
17 14 (12.17%) Assembly Language
17 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (12.17%) RS-232
18 13 (11.30%) RS-485
18 13 (11.30%) Ethernet
19 12 (10.43%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (10.43%) Embedded Software Development
20 11 (9.57%) JIRA
20 11 (9.57%) Scrum
20 11 (9.57%) EMC
21 10 (8.70%) RFID

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (3.48%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Simulink
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.17%) RS-232
3 13 (11.30%) Ethernet
3 13 (11.30%) RS-485
4 10 (8.70%) RFID
5 6 (5.22%) Modbus
6 2 (1.74%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.74%) Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.87%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) IPsec
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) Profibus
7 1 (0.87%) RTSP
7 1 (0.87%) VPN
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) JIRA
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.09%) Subversion
4 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.74%) GCC
6 2 (1.74%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.74%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (29.57%) Electronics
2 33 (28.70%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.70%) Automotive
4 5 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) Finance
7 1 (0.87%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) OpenCL
2 6 (5.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.35%) OpenCV
3 5 (4.35%) STL
4 3 (2.61%) Qt
5 2 (1.74%) Flash
5 2 (1.74%) Middleware
6 1 (0.87%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.87%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 52 (45.22%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 16 (13.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
4 8 (6.96%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.35%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.74%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.74%) CPLD
8 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.87%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Contactless
8 1 (0.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.87%) Robotics
8 1 (0.87%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.22%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) ThreadX
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (23.48%) Unit Testing
3 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.43%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (9.57%) Scrum
6 10 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.70%) SDLC
7 9 (7.83%) OO
7 9 (7.83%) Validation
8 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.22%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (4.35%) Image Processing
10 5 (4.35%) Machine Learning
10 5 (4.35%) Signal Processing
10 5 (4.35%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.48%) OOD
11 4 (3.48%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (3.48%) UML
11 4 (3.48%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 97 (84.35%) C
2 90 (78.26%) C++
3 44 (38.26%) Embedded C
4 34 (29.57%) Python
5 24 (20.87%) Embedded C++
6 21 (18.26%) Bash Shell
6 21 (18.26%) Lua
7 17 (14.78%) C#
8 14 (12.17%) Assembly Language
9 9 (7.83%) Java
9 9 (7.83%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.35%) R
11 4 (3.48%) Perl
12 3 (2.61%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) Ada
13 1 (0.87%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (38.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.87%) HND
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) MISRA
2 6 (5.22%) ISO13485
3 4 (3.48%) GAMP
3 4 (3.48%) GMP
4 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.74%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.74%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.87%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.87%) DO-254
System Software
1 32 (27.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) EMC
2 6 (5.22%) QNX
3 5 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.48%) Perforce
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco
5 1 (0.87%) MathWorks
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