The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 227 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 13 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.83% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5924 5066 5325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.24% 95.37% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4418 4702
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire -32 9 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Dorset -10 2 £30,500 -29.88%
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) Electronics
4 13 (65.00%) C
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) UML
7 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (30.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) TDD
11 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
11 3 (15.00%) Validation
11 3 (15.00%) Wireless
11 3 (15.00%) 802.15
11 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
11 3 (15.00%) Firmware
11 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
11 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (15.00%) Coaching
12 2 (10.00%) Windows
12 2 (10.00%) .NET
12 2 (10.00%) MFC
12 2 (10.00%) C#
12 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
12 2 (10.00%) Automotive
13 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
1 3 (15.00%) 802.15
1 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) RFID
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (70.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Sun
1 1 (5.00%) Renesas
1 1 (5.00%) Freescale
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