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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 225 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
5000 4778 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.35% 81.91% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 3961 3732
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
(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
Wiltshire +9 8 - -
Dorset 0 1 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) C
2 17 (77.27%) C++
3 12 (54.55%) UML
4 10 (45.45%) Firmware
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
5 9 (40.91%) Embedded C
5 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
8 3 (13.64%) Automotive
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) Electronics
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (9.09%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) Avionics
9 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) GSM
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GCC
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Avionics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CAN bus
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) UML
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C
2 17 (77.27%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded C
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HND
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Green Hills
1 1 (4.55%) Renesas
1 1 (4.55%) Freescale