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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 241 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 14 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
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
2312 1964 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.60% 33.36% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 1590 1717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Dorset 0 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £26,000 - 2
Bristol -8 2 £45,000 -
Devon -1 1 £39,000 +13.04%
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (72.00%) C++
3 17 (68.00%) C
4 13 (52.00%) Firmware
4 13 (52.00%) Electronics
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) UML
7 7 (28.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Physics
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) OOP
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
11 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
11 3 (12.00%) EMC
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) Perl
11 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) 2G
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) 802.15
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) TETRA
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) WiMAX
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (52.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DSP Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) STL
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) Qt
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Struts
2 1 (4.00%) Swing
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (20.00%) Physics
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (8.00%) Arduino
4 2 (8.00%) Mechatronics
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (12.00%) Hazard Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) Tcl
8 1 (4.00%) Ada
8 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JTAG
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Apple
1 3 (12.00%) EMC
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Xilinx
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