The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 919 910 913
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 16 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Embedded Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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
England +9 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South East +16 6 £38,500 -0.64% 1
Brighton - 5 £32,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £32,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -9 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Crewe - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
North West - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey +10 1 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £45,000 -18.18% 2
London +1 1 £45,000 +2.85%
Cambridge -6 1 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East of England -7 1 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West - 1 - -

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Developer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Developer in their job title.

1 24 (80.00%) C
2 22 (73.33%) C++
3 18 (60.00%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) Embedded C++
7 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
7 7 (23.33%) Android
8 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 5 (16.67%) Electronics
9 5 (16.67%) Firmware
9 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
9 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) Image Processing
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
11 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (10.00%) UML
11 3 (10.00%) Unix
11 3 (10.00%) Video Processing
11 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
12 2 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Developer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.33%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.67%) SCADA
6 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.33%) Arduino
6 1 (3.33%) BeagleBoard
6 1 (3.33%) DTV
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.33%) Handset
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (3.33%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (3.33%) STB
6 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Android
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 4 (13.33%) Image Processing
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Video Processing
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Android Development
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.67%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.67%) PLM
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) CAD
7 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C
2 22 (73.33%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Embedded C++
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Delphi
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Lua
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) R
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Wind River
2 1 (3.33%) Freescale
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