The 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 216 216 219
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 20 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.38% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Embedded Systems
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1953 2083 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.33% 38.69% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1705 1770
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Bristol -2 8 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 5
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Devon - 2 £34,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) C++
3 25 (51.02%) C
4 18 (36.73%) Windows
4 18 (36.73%) Linux
5 17 (34.69%) Oracle
6 16 (32.65%) UML
6 16 (32.65%) Degree
7 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
7 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
8 14 (28.57%) Middleware
9 13 (26.53%) Electronics
9 13 (26.53%) C#
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
10 12 (24.49%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) Spring
10 12 (24.49%) JSF
11 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
11 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (20.41%) Open Source
12 10 (20.41%) SOA
13 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) VC++
13 6 (12.24%) Java
13 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
13 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
13 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.24%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) HSPA
3 1 (2.04%) LTE
3 1 (2.04%) GPRS
3 1 (2.04%) GSM
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) GCC
3 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) PVCS
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (26.53%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Architect
1 17 (34.69%) Technical Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) C Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior C Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Middleware
2 12 (24.49%) XML
2 12 (24.49%) Spring
2 12 (24.49%) JSF
3 5 (10.20%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) POSIX
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
2 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (20.41%) Open Source
4 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
6 4 (8.16%) Physics
7 3 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.04%) VHDL
9 1 (2.04%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
2 16 (32.65%) UML
3 11 (22.45%) Web Application Development
4 10 (20.41%) SOA
5 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) DSDM
7 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.08%) RUP
9 2 (4.08%) OOD
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.08%) System Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C++
2 25 (51.02%) C
3 13 (26.53%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) VC++
4 6 (12.24%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.08%) Tcl
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.08%) Ada
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Freescale
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
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