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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 213 197 191
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 25 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.73% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 27
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2185 1910 2055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.13% 37.54% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1600 1742
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 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 0 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire - 8 £48,750 -
Bristol -5 3 £51,250 +28.12% 6
Dorset -6 3 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Devon - 2 £42,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (81.69%) C++
2 54 (76.06%) C
3 40 (56.34%) UML
4 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
5 30 (42.25%) Linux
6 26 (36.62%) OO
7 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (30.99%) Electronics
8 22 (30.99%) Java
9 21 (29.58%) Degree
10 15 (21.13%) C#
11 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
11 13 (18.31%) Firmware
11 13 (18.31%) Waterfall
12 12 (16.90%) TDD
13 11 (15.49%) Subversion
13 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
13 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
13 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.49%) Project Management
13 11 (15.49%) Device Driver
13 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.08%) Wireless
14 10 (14.08%) GCC
15 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
15 9 (12.68%) Windows
16 8 (11.27%) XML
16 8 (11.27%) RUP
16 8 (11.27%) ClearCase
16 8 (11.27%) Ada

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.08%) Wireless
3 4 (5.63%) LTE
3 4 (5.63%) 4G
3 4 (5.63%) HTTP
4 3 (4.23%) 802.15
5 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) 3G
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) IPv6
6 1 (1.41%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.49%) Subversion
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.08%) GCC
4 8 (11.27%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.23%) FogBugz
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.41%) PVCS
General
1 22 (30.99%) Electronics
2 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 2 (2.82%) Military
5 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.35%) C++ Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Graduate
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Junior
7 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) XML
1 8 (11.27%) Qt
2 5 (7.04%) Spring
2 5 (7.04%) JSF
3 3 (4.23%) POSIX
4 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Firmware
2 11 (15.49%) Device Driver
3 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.04%) Open Source
4 5 (7.04%) Physics
5 3 (4.23%) CCTV
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Verilog
7 1 (1.41%) IPTV
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) Robotics
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) UML
2 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
3 26 (36.62%) OO
4 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.31%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.90%) TDD
7 11 (15.49%) Project Management
8 8 (11.27%) RUP
9 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (8.45%) Regression Analysis
11 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) DSDM
11 5 (7.04%) OOD
12 4 (5.63%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (4.23%) Time Management
13 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
13 3 (4.23%) Cyber Security
13 3 (4.23%) Coaching
13 3 (4.23%) Validation
14 2 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) C++
2 54 (76.06%) C
3 22 (30.99%) Java
4 15 (21.13%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) Ada
6 5 (7.04%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) VC++
6 5 (7.04%) Python
7 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) IEC 61508
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
1 7 (9.86%) Embarcadero
1 7 (9.86%) Borland
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco
2 2 (2.82%) CA
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Broadcom
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