The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 245 242 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.088% 0.18% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.21% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
Embedded Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4940 5266 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.29% 86.00% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4299 4155
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Embedded Software Development Salary Histogram in the South West

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Devon +6 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Dorset +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Wiltshire -12 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Atmel
4 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Development Director
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Researcher
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atmel