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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 226 245 211
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 24 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.084% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.22% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 25
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,420 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
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
2172 2234 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.92% 37.69% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 1817 1825
Median salary £40,266 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 11 £37,500 - 1
Bristol +4 7 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,750 - 1
Somerset -3 1 £48,500 +21.25%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 47 (87.04%) Software Engineering
2 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) C
4 17 (31.48%) C++
5 16 (29.63%) Ethernet
5 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 16 (29.63%) VPN
5 16 (29.63%) Wireless
5 16 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
5 16 (29.63%) RS-232
5 16 (29.63%) RS-485
6 15 (27.78%) NFC
6 15 (27.78%) Driving Licence
6 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 15 (27.78%) MS Office
6 15 (27.78%) Linux
7 14 (25.93%) OO
8 13 (24.07%) Windows
8 13 (24.07%) C#
9 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 11 (20.37%) People Management
10 11 (20.37%) OOD
10 11 (20.37%) Electronics
11 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (14.81%) QA
12 8 (14.81%) OOP
13 7 (12.96%) Assembly Language
13 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.96%) Open Source

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Ethernet
1 16 (29.63%) RS-232
1 16 (29.63%) RS-485
1 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
1 16 (29.63%) VPN
1 16 (29.63%) Wireless
2 15 (27.78%) NFC
3 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (20.37%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Avionics
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 18 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Design Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Software Team Leader
4 11 (20.37%) Team Leader
5 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering Team Leader
6 5 (9.26%) Project Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) J2SE
3 1 (1.85%) JSF
3 1 (1.85%) MFC
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Driving Licence
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (25.93%) OO
4 11 (20.37%) OOD
4 11 (20.37%) People Management
5 8 (14.81%) OOP
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Open Source
7 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (5.56%) BDD
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.70%) Presales
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Scrum
9 2 (3.70%) UML
10 1 (1.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C
2 17 (31.48%) C++
3 13 (24.07%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.56%) Ada
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) DO-178B
3 4 (7.41%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.85%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) IBM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
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