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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 225 165 193
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 9 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.89% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 30
Average salary £46,750 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.02% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Gloucestershire -20 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Dorset -9 2 £43,500 -4.39% 3
Devon -19 1 £41,500 +27.69%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (85.19%) C
3 20 (74.07%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) Electronics
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) UML
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
7 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
7 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 6 (22.22%) Device Driver
9 5 (18.52%) Subversion
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Firmware
9 5 (18.52%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) Perl
10 4 (14.81%) POSIX
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 4 (14.81%) 4G
10 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 4 (14.81%) JIRA
10 4 (14.81%) LTE
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) Games
11 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
11 3 (11.11%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) LTE
2 4 (14.81%) 4G
3 3 (11.11%) 802.15
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.41%) Automotive
5 1 (3.70%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) POSIX
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) MFC
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 5 (18.52%) Firmware
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.70%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) UML
3 7 (25.93%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C
2 20 (74.07%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
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