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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 231 218 204
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 15 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.04% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 12
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,970 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
2244 2115 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.07% 34.71% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 1702 1666
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Wiltshire -2 4 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Bristol -22 4 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Dorset +4 3 £26,000 -32.46% 1
Devon -12 2 £41,600 -2.11% 3
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 15 (45.45%) C
3 11 (33.33%) C++
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
7 5 (15.15%) Subversion
7 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Military
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
8 4 (12.12%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
8 4 (12.12%) SOA
8 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
8 4 (12.12%) Firmware
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Electronics
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (9.09%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) 802.15
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) C++Builder
General
1 5 (15.15%) Military
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Avionics
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Process Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) STL
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) JSF
5 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) UML
3 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) DSDM
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
7 1 (3.03%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) VC++
6 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) HNC
4 2 (6.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Borland
2 1 (3.03%) Wind River
2 1 (3.03%) Freescale
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + healthcare, pension, etc.
Posted: 15 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago