The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 919 843 879
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 16 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.042% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £34,600 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 13 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -67 16 £37,500 -16.66%
South West - 5 £40,000 -
Poole - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset - 5 £40,000 -
London -67 4 £21,000 -55.78%
Yorkshire -46 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge +15 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -11 2 £50,000 +11.11%
South East -14 1 £52,500 +75.00%
North Yorkshire -19 1 £35,000 -3.44%
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £35,000 -

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 26 (86.67%) C
2 21 (70.00%) C++
3 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) Android
5 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) iOS SDK
6 9 (30.00%) Android SDK
7 8 (26.67%) Video on Demand
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) DRM
8 7 (23.33%) Firmware
8 7 (23.33%) MPEG
8 7 (23.33%) Multimedia
8 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (20.00%) Electronics
9 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) FogBugz
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
11 4 (13.33%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (10.00%) C#
12 3 (10.00%) Android Development
12 3 (10.00%) iOS Development

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) GPRS
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (16.67%) FogBugz
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (23.33%) Multimedia
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) iOS SDK
1 9 (30.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Video on Demand
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Firmware
2 7 (23.33%) MPEG
2 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) STB
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.33%) Streaming Media
6 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Android
1 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (26.67%) DRM
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Android Development
4 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C
2 21 (70.00%) C++
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Reuters
1 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (3.33%) OpenLink
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Atmel