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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 253 232 237
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.18% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.21% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% +7.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 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
Gloucestershire +5 1 £60,000 -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.15
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) 802.15
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware