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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Developer
Rank 861 893 843
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Developer 32 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.017% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 32
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £49,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.45%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Embedded Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Developer
Top 23 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 21 November 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
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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 -3 31 £40,000 -33.33% 3
South East 0 16 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £40,000 - 1
East of England -13 8 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Cambridge +1 6 £55,000 +15.78%
West Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Bradford - 3 £40,000 -
London -25 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Embedded Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (88.89%) C++
2 38 (84.44%) C
3 31 (68.89%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Bluetooth
4 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
5 15 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 12 (26.67%) Firmware
7 11 (24.44%) Embedded C++
7 11 (24.44%) GSM
7 11 (24.44%) Windows
7 11 (24.44%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) PHP
7 11 (24.44%) LAMP
8 10 (22.22%) XML-RPC
8 10 (22.22%) MySQL
8 10 (22.22%) SOAP
8 10 (22.22%) Web Services
8 10 (22.22%) GPRS
8 10 (22.22%) REST
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
9 9 (20.00%) Java
9 9 (20.00%) Electronics
10 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
10 8 (17.78%) Validation
10 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (17.78%) C#
11 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
11 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.56%) Computer Science

Embedded Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Bluetooth
2 11 (24.44%) GSM
3 10 (22.22%) GPRS
4 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
5 6 (13.33%) Wireless
5 6 (13.33%) ZigBee
6 3 (6.67%) DVB
7 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
1 11 (24.44%) LAMP
2 10 (22.22%) XML-RPC
2 10 (22.22%) REST
2 10 (22.22%) SOAP
2 10 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) XSL
4 1 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Device Driver
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) STB
3 4 (8.89%) DTV
4 3 (6.67%) MPEG
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Validation
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) OO
3 6 (13.33%) OOD
4 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.22%) Logistics
7 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C++
2 38 (84.44%) C
3 15 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 11 (24.44%) Embedded C++
4 11 (24.44%) PHP
5 9 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Lua
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HND
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.22%) Wind River
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