The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 22 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 197 196 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 33 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 0.93% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 20
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1710 1610 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.53% 30.73% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1345 1317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the South West

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in the South West

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +2 11 £35,000 +6.87%
Bristol -9 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Devon - 10 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 57 (87.69%) C++
2 51 (78.46%) C
3 34 (52.31%) UML
4 33 (50.77%) Software Engineering
5 31 (47.69%) Linux
6 26 (40.00%) OO
7 19 (29.23%) Electronics
7 19 (29.23%) Visual Studio
7 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
8 18 (27.69%) Java
9 16 (24.62%) Device Driver
9 16 (24.62%) Degree
10 13 (20.00%) Firmware
11 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
11 12 (18.46%) Subversion
12 11 (16.92%) Wireless
12 11 (16.92%) C#
13 10 (15.38%) Embarcadero
13 10 (15.38%) Borland
13 10 (15.38%) TDD
13 10 (15.38%) IEC 61508
13 10 (15.38%) GCC
14 9 (13.85%) 4G
14 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.85%) LTE
15 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.31%) Qt
15 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.77%) Telecoms

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.92%) Wireless
3 9 (13.85%) 4G
3 9 (13.85%) LTE
4 7 (10.77%) HTTP
5 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (9.23%) SAN
5 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 6 (9.23%) 3G
6 4 (6.15%) DNS
6 4 (6.15%) WCDMA
6 4 (6.15%) DHCP
7 3 (4.62%) 802.15
8 2 (3.08%) VoLTE
8 2 (3.08%) IPv6
8 2 (3.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Visual Studio
2 12 (18.46%) Subversion
3 10 (15.38%) GCC
4 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.23%) ClearCase
5 6 (9.23%) JIRA
6 5 (7.69%) FogBugz
7 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.08%) Valgrind
8 2 (3.08%) CppUnit
9 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
General
1 19 (29.23%) Electronics
2 12 (18.46%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Military
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) Software Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 8 (12.31%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Graduate
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Junior
6 6 (9.23%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Development Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Development Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior RF Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) RF Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Qt
2 3 (4.62%) POSIX
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.54%) Spring
3 1 (1.54%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Device Driver
2 13 (20.00%) Firmware
3 6 (9.23%) Internet of Things
4 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 4 (6.15%) Physics
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) CCTV
7 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.54%) FMCG
8 1 (1.54%) Robotics
8 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.54%) Verilog
8 1 (1.54%) IPTV
8 1 (1.54%) DTV
8 1 (1.54%) NHS
8 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) UML
2 33 (50.77%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.00%) OO
4 10 (15.38%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.23%) OOD
7 6 (9.23%) RUP
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (6.15%) Regression Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.62%) Time Management
10 3 (4.62%) Validation
11 2 (3.08%) Scrum
12 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (87.69%) C++
2 51 (78.46%) C
3 18 (27.69%) Java
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) Ada
7 5 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (7.69%) SQL
8 4 (6.15%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Embarcadero
1 10 (15.38%) Borland
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) CA
3 4 (6.15%) Broadcom
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago