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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 226 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 16 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.58% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £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
2087 2272 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.43% 37.25% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1797 1747
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -8 7 £47,500 +72.72%
Dorset +10 5 £33,000 -17.50%
Bristol -26 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire -10 1 £32,000 -8.57%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) C
3 18 (36.73%) C++
4 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) XML
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) UML
6 13 (26.53%) Oracle
6 13 (26.53%) Middleware
6 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
6 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (26.53%) SDLC
7 12 (24.49%) Degree
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.45%) Windows
8 11 (22.45%) Client/Server
8 11 (22.45%) SOA
8 11 (22.45%) Embedded C++
8 11 (22.45%) Open Source
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) Automotive
10 9 (18.37%) Banking
10 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
11 8 (16.33%) Firmware
12 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
13 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (12.24%) Spring
13 6 (12.24%) JSF
14 5 (10.20%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.04%) C++Builder
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Automotive
2 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Avionics
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Software Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
2 13 (26.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Software Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Process Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Electronics Technician
8 1 (2.04%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.04%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) XML
2 13 (26.53%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 6 (12.24%) JSF
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (22.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) STB
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) MPEG
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.53%) UML
2 13 (26.53%) SDLC
3 11 (22.45%) SOA
3 11 (22.45%) Open Source
4 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.12%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) TDD
7 2 (4.08%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) DSDM
7 2 (4.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C
2 18 (36.73%) C++
3 11 (22.45%) Embedded C++
4 9 (18.37%) Embedded C
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Java
7 3 (6.12%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) HNC
4 2 (4.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Borland
3 1 (2.04%) Wind River
3 1 (2.04%) Freescale
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi working, etc.
Posted: 26 days ago