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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 816 914 888
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -26
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 95 50 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.046% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.052% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 82 44 72
Median salary £40,000 £37,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.35%

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
83254 95993 97338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.51% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69343 79334 77826
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +101 88 £40,000 - 5
South East +60 28 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Midlands +6 21 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East Midlands +27 19 £40,000 -
Birmingham -4 13 £55,000 +57.14%
North East - 11 £31,500 - 1
Durham - 11 £31,500 - 1
Hampshire +26 10 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 10 £36,000 -
Northampton - 10 £36,000 -
Leicestershire +4 9 £47,500 -36.66%
Loughborough -4 9 £47,500 -36.66%
East of England +11 8 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 7 £36,000 -20.00%
Coventry 0 7 £36,000 +2.85%
Scotland +24 6 £44,500 +23.61%
Cambridge +17 6 £32,000 - 1
Southampton +10 6 £42,500 +70.00%
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £32,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £36,000 -
London +50 4 £45,000 +34.32%
Yorkshire +32 4 - -
Kent +12 3 £27,500 -19.11%
South West +2 3 £45,000 +28.57%
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Hastings - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire +27 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey +20 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
North West +16 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Reading +10 2 £42,500 +41.66%

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 106 (68.39%) C++
2 96 (61.94%) Software Engineering
3 86 (55.48%) Linux
4 85 (54.84%) C
5 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (25.16%) Degree
7 34 (21.94%) Electronics
7 34 (21.94%) Firmware
8 30 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
9 29 (18.71%) Embedded C
9 29 (18.71%) Embedded C++
10 27 (17.42%) C#
11 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
12 25 (16.13%) Java
13 24 (15.48%) Android
13 24 (15.48%) OO
13 24 (15.48%) Project Management
14 23 (14.84%) Python
15 21 (13.55%) UML
16 20 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
17 19 (12.26%) Git (software)
18 18 (11.61%) Qt
18 18 (11.61%) Internet
19 16 (10.32%) Scrum
19 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
19 16 (10.32%) Unix
19 16 (10.32%) Internet of Things
19 16 (10.32%) RS-232
20 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
21 14 (9.03%) Wireless

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 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS Project
3 2 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Primavera
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.61%) Internet
3 16 (10.32%) RS-232
4 14 (9.03%) Ethernet
4 14 (9.03%) RS-485
4 14 (9.03%) Wireless
5 11 (7.10%) Bluetooth
6 8 (5.16%) MQTT
7 5 (3.23%) ZigBee
8 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.29%) LTE
9 2 (1.29%) SSL
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.65%) GSM
10 1 (0.65%) HTTP
10 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.39%) Subversion
3 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.94%) JIRA
4 2 (1.29%) Redmine
4 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 34 (21.94%) Electronics
2 13 (8.39%) Aerospace
2 13 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.45%) Automotive
3 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.81%) Avionics
5 7 (4.52%) Finance
5 7 (4.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 80 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 69 (44.52%) Embedded Engineer
3 63 (40.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 30 (19.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 21 (13.55%) Developer
6 21 (13.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (11.61%) C Software Engineer
7 18 (11.61%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (10.97%) Embedded C Engineer
9 16 (10.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (10.32%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 16 (10.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Embedded Developer
10 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
10 15 (9.68%) Software Developer
11 14 (9.03%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) Qt
2 11 (7.10%) HTML
2 11 (7.10%) XML
3 9 (5.81%) CSS
4 4 (2.58%) Yocto
5 3 (1.94%) RESTful
6 2 (1.29%) .NET
6 2 (1.29%) Middleware
6 2 (1.29%) Wayland
7 1 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.65%) CORBA
7 1 (0.65%) DirectX
7 1 (0.65%) MFC
7 1 (0.65%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.65%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (0.65%) REST
7 1 (0.65%) STL
7 1 (0.65%) WCF
7 1 (0.65%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (10.32%) Internet of Things
3 11 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.10%) Device Driver
3 11 (7.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (7.10%) Physics
3 11 (7.10%) Smart Home
4 8 (5.16%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.52%) EMV
5 7 (4.52%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.87%) Robotics
7 5 (3.23%) EPoS
7 5 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.58%) Digital TV
8 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.58%) IPTV
8 4 (2.58%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.94%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.48%) Linux
2 30 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
3 24 (15.48%) Android
4 16 (10.32%) Unix
5 14 (9.03%) Windows
6 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.94%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.29%) Tizen
9 1 (0.65%) LynxOS
9 1 (0.65%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.94%) Software Engineering
2 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.48%) OO
3 24 (15.48%) Project Management
4 21 (13.55%) UML
5 16 (10.32%) Scrum
6 14 (9.03%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.74%) Data Protection
8 11 (7.10%) Open Source
9 10 (6.45%) SDLC
10 8 (5.16%) Software Delivery
11 7 (4.52%) Multithreading
12 6 (3.87%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.87%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.23%) Actionable Insight
13 5 (3.23%) Computer Vision
13 5 (3.23%) Image Processing
13 5 (3.23%) OOD
14 4 (2.58%) Software Testing
15 3 (1.94%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 106 (68.39%) C++
2 85 (54.84%) C
3 29 (18.71%) Embedded C
3 29 (18.71%) Embedded C++
4 27 (17.42%) C#
5 25 (16.13%) Java
6 23 (14.84%) Python
7 14 (9.03%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.74%) Objective-C
8 12 (7.74%) SQL
9 11 (7.10%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.52%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.29%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (25.16%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) PhD
4 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) GIAC
5 1 (0.65%) GREM
5 1 (0.65%) HNC
5 1 (0.65%) HND
5 1 (0.65%) MAPM
5 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (3.87%) ISO13485
3 5 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.94%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.29%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.29%) JTAG
6 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (21.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.58%) Green Hills
2 4 (2.58%) Ingenico
3 3 (1.94%) Gemalto
3 3 (1.94%) IBM
3 3 (1.94%) VeriFone
4 2 (1.29%) Atmel
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco
5 1 (0.65%) EMC
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Intel
5 1 (0.65%) QNX
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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