The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 825 909 931
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 86 72 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 72 60 63
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -13.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend

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

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Embedded Software Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +42 74 £36,000 -2.04% 13
South East +25 32 £36,750 -8.12% 5
East Midlands +22 20 £35,500 -11.25%
Northampton - 14 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 14 £35,000 -
West Midlands +8 13 £35,500 -11.25%
Buckinghamshire +32 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Milton Keynes +30 12 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England +19 9 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Hampshire 0 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
London +35 8 £46,250 +32.14%
Scotland +10 8 £35,500 -1.38%
Coventry +8 8 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £30,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £47,500 -
Bedford - 6 £30,000 -
Loughborough - 6 £47,500 -
North West +24 5 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire +39 4 - - 1
South West +1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Fife -3 4 £29,500 -18.05%
Berkshire -4 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Southampton -5 4 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Birmingham - 4 £55,000 -
Kent +23 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Durham - 3 £27,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 - 1
Belfast - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £27,500 - 1

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 107 (69.48%) C++
2 99 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 85 (55.19%) C
4 79 (51.30%) Linux
5 54 (35.06%) Electronics
6 51 (33.12%) Degree
7 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
9 30 (19.48%) OO
10 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 26 (16.88%) Embedded C
11 26 (16.88%) Firmware
12 25 (16.23%) Embedded C++
12 25 (16.23%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (15.58%) Python
14 23 (14.94%) C#
15 22 (14.29%) Windows
16 20 (12.99%) Android
16 20 (12.99%) Project Management
17 19 (12.34%) UML
18 18 (11.69%) Java
19 17 (11.04%) Scrum
20 15 (9.74%) Device Driver
20 15 (9.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
21 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (9.09%) Aerospace
21 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
21 14 (9.09%) RS-232
22 13 (8.44%) OOD

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.25%) Simulink
2 3 (1.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Primavera
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.09%) RS-232
3 13 (8.44%) MQTT
4 12 (7.79%) Internet
5 9 (5.84%) RS-485
6 8 (5.19%) Ethernet
7 7 (4.55%) Wireless
7 7 (4.55%) ZigBee
8 4 (2.60%) HTTP
9 3 (1.95%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.95%) Modbus
9 3 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.65%) Broadband
11 1 (0.65%) GSM
11 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.25%) Subversion
4 3 (1.95%) JIRA
5 2 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.30%) Redmine
6 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 54 (35.06%) Electronics
2 14 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.84%) Automotive
5 7 (4.55%) Avionics
6 6 (3.90%) Finance
7 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Military
8 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 78 (50.65%) Software Engineer
2 66 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 56 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 34 (22.08%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (15.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 21 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (12.99%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (11.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 17 (11.04%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 15 (9.74%) C Software Engineer
11 14 (9.09%) Developer
12 13 (8.44%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (7.79%) Electronics Engineer
14 11 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (6.49%) Embedded C Engineer
16 9 (5.84%) Project Manager
17 8 (5.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 8 (5.19%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 8 (5.19%) Junior
17 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Qt
2 6 (3.90%) .NET
2 6 (3.90%) RESTful
3 5 (3.25%) XML
4 4 (2.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.95%) CSS
5 3 (1.95%) Wayland
6 2 (1.30%) DirectX
6 2 (1.30%) Middleware
6 2 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.30%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.65%) CORBA
7 1 (0.65%) MFC
7 1 (0.65%) REST
7 1 (0.65%) STL
7 1 (0.65%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (9.74%) Device Driver
2 15 (9.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) Internet of Things
4 10 (6.49%) Physics
5 7 (4.55%) Robotics
6 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.60%) Digital TV
8 4 (2.60%) IPTV
8 4 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.60%) VHDL
9 3 (1.95%) ASIC
10 2 (1.30%) EMV
10 2 (1.30%) EPoS
10 2 (1.30%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 79 (51.30%) Linux
2 33 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 22 (14.29%) Windows
4 20 (12.99%) Android
5 10 (6.49%) Unix
6 6 (3.90%) Windows CE
7 5 (3.25%) VxWorks
8 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.30%) Tizen
10 1 (0.65%) LynxOS
10 1 (0.65%) MeeGo
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 42 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.48%) OO
4 20 (12.99%) Project Management
5 19 (12.34%) UML
6 17 (11.04%) Scrum
7 13 (8.44%) OOD
7 13 (8.44%) Software Testing
8 12 (7.79%) Multithreading
9 9 (5.84%) SDLC
10 8 (5.19%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.55%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.90%) Front End Development
12 6 (3.90%) Line Management
12 6 (3.90%) OpenUP
13 5 (3.25%) Actionable Insight
13 5 (3.25%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (69.48%) C++
2 85 (55.19%) C
3 26 (16.88%) Embedded C
4 25 (16.23%) Embedded C++
5 24 (15.58%) Python
6 23 (14.94%) C#
7 18 (11.69%) Java
8 14 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.49%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.55%) SQL
11 4 (2.60%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 51 (33.12%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) HNC
3 6 (3.90%) HND
4 5 (3.25%) PhD
5 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) GIAC
6 1 (0.65%) GREM
6 1 (0.65%) MAPM
6 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.90%) ISO13485
3 4 (2.60%) QA
4 3 (1.95%) JTAG
4 3 (1.95%) MISRA
4 3 (1.95%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.30%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (3.90%) IBM
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.95%) Intel
2 3 (1.95%) Renesas
3 2 (1.30%) Atmel
3 2 (1.30%) EMC
3 2 (1.30%) Green Hills
3 2 (1.30%) QNX
4 1 (0.65%) Apple
4 1 (0.65%) Gemalto
4 1 (0.65%) Google
4 1 (0.65%) Ingenico
4 1 (0.65%) SAP
4 1 (0.65%) Twitter
4 1 (0.65%) VeriFone
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