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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 852 874 855
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 28 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.015% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 30
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 16 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 26 January 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
England +13 28 £40,000 -30.43% 2
East of England -2 9 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Cambridge +6 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
London +4 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Yorkshire -2 7 £40,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Bradford - 7 £40,000 -
South East - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 41 (87.23%) C++
2 40 (85.11%) Linux
3 36 (76.60%) C
4 16 (34.04%) Bluetooth
4 16 (34.04%) Firmware
4 16 (34.04%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.79%) Java
6 14 (29.79%) Web Services
6 14 (29.79%) XML
7 12 (25.53%) Electronics
8 11 (23.40%) LAMP
8 11 (23.40%) PHP
8 11 (23.40%) GSM
9 10 (21.28%) GPRS
9 10 (21.28%) Windows
9 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
9 10 (21.28%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) MySQL
9 10 (21.28%) SOAP
9 10 (21.28%) Device Driver
9 10 (21.28%) XML-RPC
9 10 (21.28%) REST
10 9 (19.15%) ZigBee
10 9 (19.15%) Middleware
10 9 (19.15%) Embedded C++
11 8 (17.02%) DTV
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) STB
11 8 (17.02%) Degree

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (34.04%) Bluetooth
2 11 (23.40%) GSM
3 10 (21.28%) GPRS
4 9 (19.15%) ZigBee
5 7 (14.89%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.77%) Wireless
7 4 (8.51%) HTTP
8 3 (6.38%) OpenVPN
8 3 (6.38%) 802.15
8 3 (6.38%) DVB
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 3 (6.38%) SSL
8 3 (6.38%) FTP
9 1 (2.13%) Internet
9 1 (2.13%) IGMP
9 1 (2.13%) RTSP
9 1 (2.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
General
1 12 (25.53%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
1 14 (29.79%) XML
2 11 (23.40%) LAMP
3 10 (21.28%) XML-RPC
3 10 (21.28%) REST
3 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 9 (19.15%) Middleware
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.51%) JSON
5 4 (8.51%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) XSL
6 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Device Driver
2 8 (17.02%) DTV
2 8 (17.02%) STB
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) MPEG
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Windows CE
5 3 (6.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) OOD
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Validation
6 4 (8.51%) Signal Processing
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Logistics
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C++
2 36 (76.60%) C
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) PHP
5 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
5 10 (21.28%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Lua
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) SQL
8 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Assembla
3 2 (4.26%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.13%) Wind River