The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 225 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 8 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 11
Average salary £47,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4951 4145 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.54% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4038 3556 3772
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Embedded Software Development
England

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 31 July 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
Dorset - 5 £48,750 -
Devon - 3 £42,000 -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Electronics
2 7 (58.33%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Firmware
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) 802.15
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Back Office
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) French Language
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) LTE
7 2 (16.67%) CppUnit
7 2 (16.67%) 4G
7 2 (16.67%) Valgrind
7 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
7 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) 802.15
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) LTE
2 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) IPv6
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) CppUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Valgrind
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 3 (25.00%) French Language
4 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (8.33%) VHDL
4 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 1 (8.33%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) CA