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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 198 203 199
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 24 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.77% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 22
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £30,000 £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
1655 1566 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.19% 30.47% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1305 1356
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Wiltshire - 8 £48,750 -
Gloucestershire +4 6 £38,750 +28.09% 2
Devon - 6 £42,500 - 1
Bristol -4 3 £53,750 +65.38% 1
Dorset -7 1 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (80.56%) C++
2 54 (75.00%) C
3 38 (52.78%) UML
4 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 35 (48.61%) Linux
6 26 (36.11%) OO
7 22 (30.56%) Java
7 22 (30.56%) Electronics
8 20 (27.78%) Degree
9 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
9 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
10 14 (19.44%) Device Driver
10 14 (19.44%) Subversion
10 14 (19.44%) C#
11 13 (18.06%) Firmware
12 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
12 12 (16.67%) TDD
12 12 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
13 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
13 11 (15.28%) Wireless
14 10 (13.89%) Project Management
14 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
15 9 (12.50%) LTE
15 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.50%) Python
15 9 (12.50%) GCC
15 9 (12.50%) 4G
16 8 (11.11%) IEC 61508
16 8 (11.11%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.28%) Wireless
3 9 (12.50%) LTE
3 9 (12.50%) 4G
4 7 (9.72%) HTTP
5 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (8.33%) SAN
5 6 (8.33%) Internet
5 6 (8.33%) 3G
6 4 (5.56%) DNS
6 4 (5.56%) WCDMA
6 4 (5.56%) DHCP
7 3 (4.17%) 802.15
8 2 (2.78%) IPv6
8 2 (2.78%) IPsec
8 2 (2.78%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.44%) Subversion
3 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.50%) GCC
5 7 (9.72%) ClearCase
6 6 (8.33%) JIRA
7 5 (6.94%) FogBugz
8 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.78%) CppUnit
9 2 (2.78%) Valgrind
10 1 (1.39%) PVCS
General
1 22 (30.56%) Electronics
2 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Military
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Software Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Graduate
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Junior
5 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) XML
1 8 (11.11%) Qt
2 5 (6.94%) Spring
2 5 (6.94%) JSF
3 3 (4.17%) POSIX
4 2 (2.78%) Middleware
4 2 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Device Driver
2 13 (18.06%) Firmware
3 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.72%) Open Source
4 6 (8.33%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.94%) Physics
6 3 (4.17%) CCTV
6 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.39%) Verilog
8 1 (1.39%) IPTV
8 1 (1.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.39%) DTV
8 1 (1.39%) Robotics
8 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) UNIX
4 4 (5.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) UML
2 36 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (36.11%) OO
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 12 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 10 (13.89%) Project Management
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) RUP
8 5 (6.94%) DSDM
8 5 (6.94%) OOD
8 5 (6.94%) Regression Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.17%) Validation
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.17%) Time Management
10 2 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) C++
2 54 (75.00%) C
3 22 (30.56%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (9.72%) Ada
7 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 5 (6.94%) SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.17%) VC++
9 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Embarcadero
1 8 (11.11%) Borland
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
3 6 (8.33%) CA
4 4 (5.56%) Broadcom
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
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