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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 843 862 791
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -71
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 72 70 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.060% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 63 68
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +4.29%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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 +36 67 £36,750 -13.52% 22
South East -5 22 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East of England +6 11 £50,000 - 2
South West -7 11 £35,000 -21.78% 5
Wiltshire - 11 £35,000 -
London +33 9 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Hertfordshire +5 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Watford - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire +9 7 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Midlands +6 7 £40,000 - 2
City of London - 6 £50,500 -
Scotland +13 5 £36,000 -17.71%
Worcestershire -6 5 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Hampshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Newbury - 5 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Fife - 4 £36,000 -
Worcester - 4 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +14 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 3 - - 1
Cambridge +11 3 - -
High Wycombe -2 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £55,000 -
Malmesbury - 3 - -
North West - 3 £41,250 -
Reading -1 2 £48,750 -25.00% 1
Uxbridge -1 2 £28,250 -11.71%
West Sussex -8 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Southampton - 2 £32,500 - 1

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 110 (73.83%) Software Engineering
2 105 (70.47%) C++
3 104 (69.80%) C
4 46 (30.87%) Linux
5 40 (26.85%) Embedded C
6 39 (26.17%) Degree
7 38 (25.50%) Embedded C++
8 34 (22.82%) Electronics
9 33 (22.15%) Firmware
10 31 (20.81%) UML
11 24 (16.11%) OO
12 22 (14.77%) C#
13 21 (14.09%) Assembly Language
14 20 (13.42%) Windows
15 19 (12.75%) Java
16 17 (11.41%) Python
16 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
16 17 (11.41%) Qt
17 16 (10.74%) Ethernet
18 15 (10.07%) TCP/IP
18 15 (10.07%) Configuration Management
18 15 (10.07%) Mathematics
18 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (9.40%) Embedded Linux
20 13 (8.72%) Finance
20 13 (8.72%) Physics
20 13 (8.72%) Multithreading
21 12 (8.05%) Software Testing
21 12 (8.05%) OOD
21 12 (8.05%) Embedded Systems

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (2.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) Ethernet
2 15 (10.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.70%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.68%) Internet
4 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.68%) Wireless
5 3 (2.01%) VoIP
6 2 (1.34%) GSM
6 2 (1.34%) DVB
6 2 (1.34%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (1.34%) Modbus
7 1 (0.67%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.67%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.67%) LTE
7 1 (0.67%) FTP
7 1 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Subversion
1 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.36%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.68%) Bugzilla
3 4 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.01%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.34%) PVCS
5 2 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.67%) GCC
6 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (22.82%) Electronics
2 13 (8.72%) Finance
3 10 (6.71%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.04%) Automotive
5 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.03%) Games
7 5 (3.36%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.36%) Multimedia
7 5 (3.36%) Avionics
8 4 (2.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (53.69%) Software Engineer
2 63 (42.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 24 (16.11%) Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 15 (10.07%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (9.40%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (9.40%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Firmware Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Junior
9 8 (5.37%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Graduate
11 6 (4.03%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Junior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) Software Manager
12 5 (3.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) Qt
2 8 (5.37%) .NET
3 4 (2.68%) MFC
3 4 (2.68%) XML
4 3 (2.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (2.01%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.67%) HTML
5 1 (0.67%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Mathematics
2 13 (8.72%) Physics
3 12 (8.05%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (7.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.70%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.36%) Verilog
8 5 (3.36%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.68%) VHDL
9 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.01%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.01%) DTV
10 3 (2.01%) GIS
10 3 (2.01%) SystemC
11 2 (1.34%) STB
11 2 (1.34%) SCADA
12 1 (0.67%) PMI
12 1 (0.67%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.87%) Linux
2 20 (13.42%) Windows
3 14 (9.40%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (6.71%) UNIX
5 4 (2.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (73.83%) Software Engineering
2 31 (20.81%) UML
3 24 (16.11%) OO
4 15 (10.07%) Configuration Management
4 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.72%) Multithreading
6 12 (8.05%) Software Testing
6 12 (8.05%) OOD
7 11 (7.38%) Scrum
8 10 (6.71%) Project Management
9 7 (4.70%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.03%) Signal Processing
10 6 (4.03%) Software Architecture
11 4 (2.68%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.68%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.68%) Pair Programming
11 4 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.01%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.01%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (70.47%) C++
2 104 (69.80%) C
3 40 (26.85%) Embedded C
4 38 (25.50%) Embedded C++
5 22 (14.77%) C#
6 21 (14.09%) Assembly Language
7 19 (12.75%) Java
8 17 (11.41%) Python
9 8 (5.37%) SQL
10 5 (3.36%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.01%) C-shell
11 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.01%) Fortran
12 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.34%) VC++
13 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Degree
2 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) HNC
3 5 (3.36%) HND
4 2 (1.34%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) PhD
5 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.01%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.34%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.67%) DO-254
5 1 (0.67%) DO-160
5 1 (0.67%) TickIT
5 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.71%) Intel
2 3 (2.01%) Xilinx
2 3 (2.01%) Renesas
3 2 (1.34%) Atmel
3 2 (1.34%) BT
3 2 (1.34%) Green Hills
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.67%) EMC
4 1 (0.67%) SAP
4 1 (0.67%) Altera
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