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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 832 906 876
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 51 60 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.056% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 71
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,400 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
78798 94209 98163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 64965 77834 80660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,501
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +91 51 £40,000 -13.51% 9
South East +80 18 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -11 10 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Durham +18 8 £30,750 -6.81%
North East +12 8 £30,750 -6.81%
Birmingham -5 7 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England +10 6 £48,000 -4.00% 3
Berkshire +56 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £37,500 -50.00%
East Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
South West +20 4 £60,000 - 1
Hastings - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £48,000 -4.00% 3
Northampton - 3 £36,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +18 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Cambridge +8 2 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Hampshire +3 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Coventry -3 2 £36,000 +2.85% 1
North West -22 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 2 £33,750 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £36,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £60,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
London +79 1 £45,000 -7.21% 1
West Sussex +25 1 £47,500 +26.66%

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 92 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 90 (60.81%) C++
3 79 (53.38%) C
4 73 (49.32%) Linux
5 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (27.03%) C#
7 37 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 32 (21.62%) Embedded C++
8 32 (21.62%) Firmware
8 32 (21.62%) Degree
9 27 (18.24%) Embedded Linux
10 26 (17.57%) Java
10 26 (17.57%) Electronics
11 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 24 (16.22%) Android
12 23 (15.54%) Python
13 22 (14.86%) UML
13 22 (14.86%) Project Management
13 22 (14.86%) Qt
14 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
14 21 (14.19%) RS-232
14 21 (14.19%) OO
14 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
15 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
15 20 (13.51%) RS-485
16 18 (12.16%) Subversion
16 18 (12.16%) Ethernet
17 17 (11.49%) Objective-C
17 17 (11.49%) Apple iOS
17 17 (11.49%) Embedded Systems

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 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Project
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 21 (14.19%) RS-232
3 20 (13.51%) RS-485
4 18 (12.16%) Ethernet
5 16 (10.81%) Bluetooth
6 15 (10.14%) Wireless
7 14 (9.46%) Internet
8 4 (2.70%) LTE
8 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.35%) HTTP
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.68%) DNS
10 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.68%) RANAP
10 1 (0.68%) RTP
10 1 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.68%) SS7
10 1 (0.68%) SSH
10 1 (0.68%) SSL
10 1 (0.68%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.16%) Subversion
3 5 (3.38%) JIRA
4 2 (1.35%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.35%) Redmine
4 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (17.57%) Electronics
2 16 (10.81%) Automotive
3 12 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.41%) Avionics
6 7 (4.73%) Retail
7 4 (2.70%) Finance
8 2 (1.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (55.41%) Software Engineer
2 71 (47.97%) Embedded Engineer
3 68 (45.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 25 (16.89%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (16.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 23 (15.54%) C Software Engineer
6 23 (15.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (14.19%) Embedded C Engineer
7 21 (14.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 20 (13.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 20 (13.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (13.51%) Developer
8 20 (13.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 20 (13.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 17 (11.49%) Embedded Developer
9 17 (11.49%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (10.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 15 (10.14%) Project Manager
11 14 (9.46%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 14 (9.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.86%) Qt
2 9 (6.08%) HTML
2 9 (6.08%) XML
3 7 (4.73%) CSS
4 5 (3.38%) Yocto
5 3 (2.03%) .NET
5 3 (2.03%) LLVM
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.35%) CORBA
6 2 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (1.35%) Wayland
6 2 (1.35%) WebKit
7 1 (0.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.68%) MFC
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) STL
7 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (8.11%) Device Driver
3 11 (7.43%) Internet of Things
3 11 (7.43%) Smart Home
4 10 (6.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (6.76%) Physics
5 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.05%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.05%) EMV
6 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.38%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.70%) Digital TV
8 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.70%) EPoS
8 4 (2.70%) IPTV
8 4 (2.70%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.35%) EFT
9 2 (1.35%) STB
9 2 (1.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 73 (49.32%) Linux
2 27 (18.24%) Embedded Linux
3 24 (16.22%) Android
4 17 (11.49%) Apple iOS
5 16 (10.81%) Unix
6 8 (5.41%) Windows
7 2 (1.35%) MeeGo
7 2 (1.35%) Tizen
7 2 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.86%) Project Management
3 22 (14.86%) UML
4 21 (14.19%) OO
5 16 (10.81%) Scrum
6 14 (9.46%) Open Source
6 14 (9.46%) Waterfall
7 12 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.41%) Software Architecture
8 8 (5.41%) Software Delivery
9 7 (4.73%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (4.73%) SDLC
9 7 (4.73%) SysML
10 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.05%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.05%) Schematic Capture
10 6 (4.05%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.38%) Image Processing
11 5 (3.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 90 (60.81%) C++
2 79 (53.38%) C
3 40 (27.03%) C#
4 37 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 32 (21.62%) Embedded C++
6 26 (17.57%) Java
7 23 (15.54%) Python
8 17 (11.49%) Objective-C
9 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell
10 13 (8.78%) SQL
11 6 (4.05%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.35%) Perl
13 2 (1.35%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.68%) Delphi
14 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) GIAC
3 1 (0.68%) GREM
3 1 (0.68%) MAPM
3 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) QA
2 7 (4.73%) DO-178B
2 7 (4.73%) ISO13485
3 4 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.35%) JTAG
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (21.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) Green Hills
3 3 (2.03%) Ingenico
4 2 (1.35%) Apple
4 2 (1.35%) EMC
4 2 (1.35%) Gemalto
4 2 (1.35%) Google
4 2 (1.35%) Intel
4 2 (1.35%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.68%) Atmel
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco
5 1 (0.68%) Freescale
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