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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 213 216 199
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 27 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.44% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1924 2028 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.36% 38.52% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1642 1760
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Dorset - 10 £42,500 -
Bristol -7 9 £45,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 - 4
Devon - 1 £34,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 31 (60.78%) C++
3 27 (52.94%) C
4 19 (37.25%) Windows
5 18 (35.29%) Linux
6 17 (33.33%) Oracle
6 17 (33.33%) Middleware
6 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (31.37%) UML
8 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
8 13 (25.49%) Client/Server
8 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (23.53%) Open Source
9 12 (23.53%) SOA
9 12 (23.53%) XML
10 11 (21.57%) C#
10 11 (21.57%) Web Application Development
10 11 (21.57%) Spring
10 11 (21.57%) JSF
11 10 (19.61%) Electronics
12 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 9 (17.65%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Firmware
12 9 (17.65%) Banking
13 8 (15.69%) Automotive
14 7 (13.73%) Embedded C
14 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++
15 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) HSPA
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) CDMA2000
3 1 (1.96%) GPRS
3 1 (1.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) GCC
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) PVCS
3 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (19.61%) Electronics
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Software Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Architect
3 14 (27.45%) Technical Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Test Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Software Development Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Middleware
2 12 (23.53%) XML
3 11 (21.57%) Spring
3 11 (21.57%) JSF
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) POSIX
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Client/Server
1 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Physics
4 3 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.96%) VHDL
6 1 (1.96%) Verilog
6 1 (1.96%) STB
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows CE
4 2 (3.92%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (31.37%) UML
3 12 (23.53%) SOA
4 11 (21.57%) Web Application Development
5 5 (9.80%) Cyber Security
5 5 (9.80%) OO
5 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) OOD
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) DSDM
8 2 (3.92%) System Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C++
2 27 (52.94%) C
3 11 (21.57%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) VC++
8 2 (3.92%) Tcl
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) Ada
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
3 1 (1.96%) Freescale
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