The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 378 361 317
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 61 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.06% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 85
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Embedded Systems
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8148 8318 7592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.15% 37.56% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6543 6284 6183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the South East

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in the South East

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Surrey +15 20 £45,000 +16.12% 2
East Sussex +14 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +8 10 £48,500 -7.61% 1
Hampshire +22 7 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Berkshire +1 5 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Kent -8 3 £36,250 -27.50%
Buckinghamshire -22 2 £34,500 +38.00%
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems.

1 105 (76.09%) C++
2 80 (57.97%) C
3 67 (48.55%) Software Engineering
4 57 (41.30%) Linux
5 53 (38.41%) Degree
6 43 (31.16%) C#
7 37 (26.81%) Java
8 35 (25.36%) Python
9 33 (23.91%) Electronics
10 25 (18.12%) Manufacturing
10 25 (18.12%) Embedded C
11 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.67%) Algorithms
12 22 (15.94%) Computer Science
12 22 (15.94%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (15.22%) Windows
13 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
14 20 (14.49%) Lua
14 20 (14.49%) Bash Shell
14 20 (14.49%) UML
15 18 (13.04%) Embedded C++
15 18 (13.04%) Mathematics
15 18 (13.04%) Physics
16 17 (12.32%) OO
17 16 (11.59%) Firmware
18 13 (9.42%) Subversion
18 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
18 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
18 13 (9.42%) Waterfall
19 12 (8.70%) Microsoft

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Simulink
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.97%) Bluetooth
3 10 (7.25%) Ethernet
3 10 (7.25%) NFC
4 7 (5.07%) LDAP
5 5 (3.62%) Wireless
5 5 (3.62%) RFID
6 4 (2.90%) GPRS
6 4 (2.90%) GSM
7 3 (2.17%) PSTN
7 3 (2.17%) Firewall
7 3 (2.17%) Modbus
8 2 (1.45%) Internet
8 2 (1.45%) FTP
8 2 (1.45%) HTTP
8 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.72%) VoIP
9 1 (0.72%) 3G
9 1 (0.72%) SSL
9 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Subversion
1 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.70%) ClearCase
2 12 (8.70%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.45%) GDB
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (23.91%) Electronics
2 25 (18.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Automotive
3 3 (2.17%) Finance
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Software Engineer
2 45 (32.61%) Developer
3 33 (23.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (12.32%) C Developer
6 14 (10.14%) C++ Developer
7 10 (7.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Junior Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Junior
10 5 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Junior C++ Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Linux Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Graduate
11 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Programmer
12 3 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) XML
2 6 (4.35%) HTML
2 6 (4.35%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) HTML5
3 5 (3.62%) WebGL
3 5 (3.62%) CSS3
3 5 (3.62%) Qt
3 5 (3.62%) MFC
3 5 (3.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) XSD
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) RESTful
4 1 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 22 (15.94%) Computer Science
3 18 (13.04%) Physics
3 18 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.25%) Smartcard
5 9 (6.52%) Device Driver
6 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.62%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (3.62%) Streaming Video
7 5 (3.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.62%) IPTV
8 4 (2.90%) Streaming Media
9 3 (2.17%) CPLD
9 3 (2.17%) SCADA
10 2 (1.45%) Economics
10 2 (1.45%) VHDL
11 1 (0.72%) Verilog
11 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.72%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) Windows
3 11 (7.97%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (7.25%) Android
4 10 (7.25%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.80%) VxWorks
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.72%) UNIX
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.55%) Software Engineering
2 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.94%) Systems Analysis
4 21 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 20 (14.49%) UML
6 17 (12.32%) OO
7 13 (9.42%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.25%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.25%) Computer Security
9 9 (6.52%) OOD
10 6 (4.35%) Project Management
10 6 (4.35%) SDLC
11 5 (3.62%) Machine Learning
11 5 (3.62%) Scrum
11 5 (3.62%) Image Processing
11 5 (3.62%) Video Processing
11 5 (3.62%) Android Development
11 5 (3.62%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (76.09%) C++
2 80 (57.97%) C
3 43 (31.16%) C#
4 37 (26.81%) Java
5 35 (25.36%) Python
6 25 (18.12%) Embedded C
7 20 (14.49%) Lua
7 20 (14.49%) Bash Shell
8 18 (13.04%) Embedded C++
9 8 (5.80%) MATLAB
10 7 (5.07%) Assembly Language
11 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.62%) PHP
12 3 (2.17%) SQL
13 2 (1.45%) VB
13 2 (1.45%) VC++
14 1 (0.72%) Delphi
14 1 (0.72%) Perl
14 1 (0.72%) Ada
14 1 (0.72%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 53 (38.41%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.45%) JTAG
2 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.59%) Firmware
2 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) EMC
3 3 (2.17%) QNX
4 1 (0.72%) Telerik
4 1 (0.72%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.72%) Altera
4 1 (0.72%) Atmel
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
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