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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 329 365 341
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 119 99 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.23% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 105 86 88
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
7892 8036 8080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 41.01% 38.50% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6626 6517 6351
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
(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 +43 35 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey +3 18 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -14 16 £30,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +2 15 £42,250 -0.58%
Kent +9 8 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Sussex -17 6 £50,500 +18.82%
Hampshire +9 4 £41,750 -12.10% 5
Middlesex +15 1 £27,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 142 (63.68%) C++
2 127 (56.95%) C
3 123 (55.16%) Software Engineering
4 93 (41.70%) Degree
5 85 (38.12%) Electronics
6 73 (32.74%) Linux
7 59 (26.46%) Computer Science
8 53 (23.77%) Firmware
9 52 (23.32%) Windows
10 50 (22.42%) TCP/IP
11 44 (19.73%) Telecoms
12 43 (19.28%) Python
13 38 (17.04%) Java
14 34 (15.25%) Mathematics
15 31 (13.90%) Security Cleared
16 30 (13.45%) Embedded C
17 29 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (12.56%) Bash Shell
19 27 (12.11%) Unit Testing
20 26 (11.66%) Manufacturing
21 24 (10.76%) Multithreading
22 23 (10.31%) C#
23 22 (9.87%) RS-485
24 21 (9.42%) RS-232
24 21 (9.42%) EMC
24 21 (9.42%) OO
24 21 (9.42%) Lua
25 20 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
25 20 (8.97%) Microsoft
26 19 (8.52%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.90%) Node.js
1 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (8.07%) MS Office
2 8 (3.59%) MS Project
3 4 (1.79%) OrCAD
4 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.45%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.42%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.87%) RS-485
3 21 (9.42%) RS-232
4 17 (7.62%) RFID
5 11 (4.93%) FTP
5 11 (4.93%) HTTP
5 11 (4.93%) Kerberos
5 11 (4.93%) LDAP
6 9 (4.04%) DNS
6 9 (4.04%) Ethernet
6 9 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (4.04%) SSH
6 9 (4.04%) VoIP
6 9 (4.04%) Wireshark
7 8 (3.59%) Firewall
8 6 (2.69%) Modbus
9 5 (2.24%) GPRS
9 5 (2.24%) GSM
9 5 (2.24%) Internet
9 5 (2.24%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.90%) Big Data
1 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.07%) Subversion
2 17 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.28%) ClearCase
4 11 (4.93%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 85 (38.12%) Electronics
2 44 (19.73%) Telecoms
3 26 (11.66%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.59%) Finance
5 6 (2.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (50.22%) Software Engineer
2 80 (35.87%) C++ Software Engineer
3 78 (34.98%) Embedded Engineer
4 52 (23.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 45 (20.18%) C Software Engineer
6 38 (17.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 37 (16.59%) Embedded C Engineer
7 37 (16.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 35 (15.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 34 (15.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 25 (11.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 24 (10.76%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 24 (10.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (9.87%) Developer
13 20 (8.97%) Hardware Engineer
14 17 (7.62%) Tester
15 16 (7.17%) Audio Engineer
15 16 (7.17%) FPGA Engineer
16 14 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
17 13 (5.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.62%) Qt
2 8 (3.59%) STL
3 6 (2.69%) .NET
3 6 (2.69%) XML
4 4 (1.79%) HTML
4 4 (1.79%) HTML5
5 2 (0.90%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (0.90%) CSS
5 2 (0.90%) CSS3
5 2 (0.90%) Java EE
5 2 (0.90%) jQuery
5 2 (0.90%) JSON
5 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.45%) GTK+
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
6 1 (0.45%) JSF
6 1 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.46%) Computer Science
2 34 (15.25%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 19 (8.52%) CPLD
5 17 (7.62%) Algorithms
6 14 (6.28%) SCADA
7 9 (4.04%) Physics
8 8 (3.59%) CCTV
9 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.24%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.79%) Verilog
11 4 (1.79%) VHDL
12 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.90%) FMCG
13 2 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.74%) Linux
2 52 (23.32%) Windows
3 9 (4.04%) openSUSE
3 9 (4.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.04%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.16%) Software Engineering
2 29 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.11%) Unit Testing
4 24 (10.76%) Multithreading
5 21 (9.42%) OO
6 19 (8.52%) Project Management
7 18 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (7.62%) OWASP
8 17 (7.62%) UML
8 17 (7.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (6.28%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (6.28%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.83%) Scrum
11 11 (4.93%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2
14 6 (2.69%) Ethical Hacking
14 6 (2.69%) SDLC
14 6 (2.69%) TDD
15 5 (2.24%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 142 (63.68%) C++
2 127 (56.95%) C
3 43 (19.28%) Python
4 38 (17.04%) Java
5 30 (13.45%) Embedded C
6 28 (12.56%) Bash Shell
7 23 (10.31%) C#
8 21 (9.42%) Lua
9 17 (7.62%) Assembly Language
9 17 (7.62%) SQL
10 9 (4.04%) Perl
11 8 (3.59%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.24%) Ada
13 4 (1.79%) PHP
14 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.45%) R
15 1 (0.45%) Ruby
15 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (41.70%) Degree
2 31 (13.90%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.07%) CREST Certified
3 18 (8.07%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.07%) GIAC
4 17 (7.62%) CEH
4 17 (7.62%) OSCP
5 13 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.69%) GPEN
8 5 (2.24%) HND
9 4 (1.79%) CCNA
9 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.79%) ISEB
9 4 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.90%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.45%) GREM
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.79%) MISRA
3 1 (0.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 53 (23.77%) Firmware
2 11 (4.93%) NFS
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.62%) Nessus
1 17 (7.62%) Nmap
1 17 (7.62%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 21 (9.42%) EMC
2 20 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.62%) Coverity
3 17 (7.62%) Qualys
4 3 (1.35%) Atmel
5 2 (0.90%) QNX
6 1 (0.45%) Freescale
6 1 (0.45%) Huawei
6 1 (0.45%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle
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