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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 834 871 763
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -108
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 71 76 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 64 76
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +47 70 £36,750 -8.69% 14
South East -16 18 £40,000 - 6
London +28 12 £35,500 +10.93% 1
East of England +14 11 £50,000 - 2
South West -9 11 £35,000 -16.66%
Wiltshire - 11 £35,000 -
City of London - 7 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £36,250 - 1
Watford - 6 £50,000 -
North West - 6 £46,250 - 1
Worcestershire 0 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -5 5 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Malmesbury - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire -6 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Durham - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridge +14 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +10 3 £32,500 -
High Wycombe +5 3 - -
Worcester -3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Uxbridge -6 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Fareham - 3 £55,000 -
Crawley +3 2 - -
Essex +2 2 £40,000 -1.23%
West Sussex 0 2 - -
Reading 0 2 £48,750 -25.00%
Runcorn - 2 £47,500 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development.

1 108 (73.97%) C++
2 107 (73.29%) Software Engineering
3 106 (72.60%) C
4 40 (27.40%) Embedded C
5 39 (26.71%) Linux
6 37 (25.34%) Degree
7 35 (23.97%) Embedded C++
7 35 (23.97%) Firmware
8 34 (23.29%) UML
8 34 (23.29%) Electronics
9 27 (18.49%) OO
10 25 (17.12%) Assembly Language
11 22 (15.07%) Java
12 20 (13.70%) Python
13 19 (13.01%) Windows
14 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (12.33%) Qt
15 17 (11.64%) C#
16 16 (10.96%) Ethernet
17 15 (10.27%) Configuration Management
17 15 (10.27%) Security Cleared
18 14 (9.59%) Mathematics
18 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
18 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
19 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
19 13 (8.90%) Embedded Systems
20 12 (8.22%) Physics
20 12 (8.22%) Project Management
20 12 (8.22%) OOD
20 12 (8.22%) UNIX

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Embedded Software Development also 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 that cited Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Ethernet
2 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.79%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.74%) GPRS
4 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.74%) Wireless
5 3 (2.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.37%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.68%) LTE
7 1 (0.68%) Modbus
7 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.68%) GSM
7 1 (0.68%) FTP
7 1 (0.68%) HTTP
7 1 (0.68%) DVB
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) LabVIEW
2 7 (4.79%) Bugzilla
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
2 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.68%) CANoe
6 1 (0.68%) PVCS
6 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.68%) GCC
General
1 34 (23.29%) Electronics
2 12 (8.22%) Finance
3 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.16%) Automotive
5 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.79%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.11%) Games
8 5 (3.42%) Multimedia
8 5 (3.42%) Avionics
9 3 (2.05%) Marketing
10 1 (0.68%) Military
10 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (51.37%) Software Engineer
2 60 (41.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (10.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 14 (9.59%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (8.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Embedded C Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Electronics Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.79%) Junior
11 6 (4.11%) Graduate
11 6 (4.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) Qt
2 8 (5.48%) .NET
3 6 (4.11%) OpenMP
4 4 (2.74%) MFC
4 4 (2.74%) XML
5 3 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.68%) GStreamer
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Mathematics
1 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.90%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (8.22%) Physics
4 11 (7.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (7.53%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.48%) Verilog
7 7 (4.79%) Device Driver
7 7 (4.79%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.11%) SystemC
9 5 (3.42%) VHDL
10 3 (2.05%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.05%) GIS
11 2 (1.37%) SCADA
12 1 (0.68%) STB
12 1 (0.68%) PMI
12 1 (0.68%) DTV
12 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) Linux
2 19 (13.01%) Windows
3 12 (8.22%) UNIX
3 12 (8.22%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.42%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (73.29%) Software Engineering
2 34 (23.29%) UML
3 27 (18.49%) OO
4 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.27%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
7 12 (8.22%) Scrum
7 12 (8.22%) OOD
7 12 (8.22%) Project Management
8 10 (6.85%) Software Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.85%) Signal Processing
9 6 (4.11%) Memory Management
9 6 (4.11%) Software Architecture
10 5 (3.42%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.42%) Pair Programming
10 5 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.74%) Integration Testing
12 3 (2.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 108 (73.97%) C++
2 106 (72.60%) C
3 40 (27.40%) Embedded C
4 35 (23.97%) Embedded C++
5 25 (17.12%) Assembly Language
6 22 (15.07%) Java
7 20 (13.70%) Python
8 17 (11.64%) C#
9 8 (5.48%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.11%) Fortran
11 4 (2.74%) ANSI C
12 3 (2.05%) C-shell
13 2 (1.37%) VC++
13 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.37%) SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (25.34%) Degree
2 15 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) HNC
3 6 (4.11%) HND
4 3 (2.05%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) PhD
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.05%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.37%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.68%) DO-254
5 1 (0.68%) DO-160
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (5.48%) Intel
2 6 (4.11%) Renesas
3 3 (2.05%) Green Hills
3 3 (2.05%) Xilinx
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.37%) BT
4 2 (1.37%) Atmel
5 1 (0.68%) Altera
5 1 (0.68%) MKS
5 1 (0.68%) EMC
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