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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 352 347 360
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 96 87 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.15% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 70 84 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
7811 7533 8035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.65% 35.40% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5900 6110 6707
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 0 24 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey -27 23 £45,000 - 4
West Sussex -2 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Berkshire +11 13 £42,250 +20.71% 1
Middlesex - 7 £32,500 -
Kent +9 6 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -13 6 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 4 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 151 (78.65%) C
1 151 (78.65%) C++
2 94 (48.96%) Software Engineering
3 77 (40.10%) Linux
4 60 (31.25%) Degree
5 57 (29.69%) C#
6 52 (27.08%) OO
7 50 (26.04%) Electronics
8 38 (19.79%) Subversion
9 37 (19.27%) Java
10 34 (17.71%) Firmware
11 32 (16.67%) UML
11 32 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 31 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (16.15%) ClearCase
13 30 (15.63%) Python
14 29 (15.10%) Embedded C++
15 28 (14.58%) Embedded C
15 28 (14.58%) Windows
16 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
16 27 (14.06%) Project Management
16 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
17 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
17 26 (13.54%) Embedded Software Development
17 26 (13.54%) Ada
18 25 (13.02%) Algorithms
19 22 (11.46%) RUP
20 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
21 20 (10.42%) Configuration Management
22 19 (9.90%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (1.56%) IIS
1 3 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.29%) HTTP
2 14 (7.29%) DVB
3 11 (5.73%) Ethernet
3 11 (5.73%) ADSL
4 9 (4.69%) Wireless
4 9 (4.69%) GPRS
5 8 (4.17%) GSM
6 3 (1.56%) LDAP
6 3 (1.56%) FTP
6 3 (1.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) 3G
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (19.79%) Subversion
2 31 (16.15%) ClearCase
3 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.73%) Bugzilla
5 9 (4.69%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.69%) Ant
5 9 (4.69%) Maven
6 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.60%) JIRA
7 5 (2.60%) GDB
8 2 (1.04%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) GCC
General
1 50 (26.04%) Electronics
2 19 (9.90%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.90%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.29%) Military
4 4 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.56%) Finance
6 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (42.19%) Software Engineer
2 49 (25.52%) Developer
3 25 (13.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 25 (13.02%) Development Engineer
4 20 (10.42%) Firmware Engineer
5 19 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (8.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (6.77%) C++ Developer
7 13 (6.77%) Test Engineer
7 13 (6.77%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) C Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.29%) .NET
2 8 (4.17%) ICEfaces
2 8 (4.17%) Spring
2 8 (4.17%) MFC
3 7 (3.65%) HTML
4 5 (2.60%) CSS
4 5 (2.60%) HTML5
5 4 (2.08%) OpenCL
5 4 (2.08%) DirectCompute
6 3 (1.56%) XML
6 3 (1.56%) Middleware
7 2 (1.04%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.04%) RESTful
7 2 (1.04%) .NET Remoting
7 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.04%) WCF
7 2 (1.04%) WPF
7 2 (1.04%) WF
7 2 (1.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 25 (13.02%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.77%) MPEG
4 11 (5.73%) Physics
5 10 (5.21%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.21%) Device Driver
5 10 (5.21%) VHDL
6 8 (4.17%) Open Source
6 8 (4.17%) Home Automation
6 8 (4.17%) Verilog
7 7 (3.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.08%) CUDA
9 4 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.56%) DTV
10 3 (1.56%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.56%) IPTV
11 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.04%) User Experience
11 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.10%) Linux
2 28 (14.58%) Windows
3 13 (6.77%) Android
4 12 (6.25%) UNIX
5 10 (5.21%) VxWorks
6 9 (4.69%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (4.17%) LynxOS
8 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (48.96%) Software Engineering
2 52 (27.08%) OO
3 32 (16.67%) UML
4 31 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (14.06%) Project Management
6 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
6 26 (13.54%) Embedded Software Development
7 22 (11.46%) RUP
8 20 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 15 (7.81%) OOD
9 15 (7.81%) Signal Processing
9 15 (7.81%) Software Testing
9 15 (7.81%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.77%) DRM
11 11 (5.73%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.69%) OOP
12 9 (4.69%) MODAF
12 9 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (4.69%) Android Development
13 7 (3.65%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (78.65%) C
1 151 (78.65%) C++
2 57 (29.69%) C#
3 37 (19.27%) Java
4 30 (15.63%) Python
5 29 (15.10%) Embedded C++
6 28 (14.58%) Embedded C
7 26 (13.54%) Ada
8 18 (9.38%) Perl
8 18 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.25%) Assembly Language
10 10 (5.21%) Lua
11 7 (3.65%) SQL
11 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.13%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.04%) XPath
14 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (31.25%) Degree
2 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) CISA
4 1 (0.52%) CISM
4 1 (0.52%) GIAC
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.69%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.60%) JTAG
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (17.71%) Firmware
2 3 (1.56%) NFS
3 1 (0.52%) Xen
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (5.73%) Broadcom
2 9 (4.69%) EMC
3 8 (4.17%) HP
3 8 (4.17%) NEC
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) Sun
5 1 (0.52%) McAfee
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco
5 1 (0.52%) IBM
5 1 (0.52%) Qualys
5 1 (0.52%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (0.52%) ArcSight
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