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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 899 869 871
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 49 73 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.068% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.080% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 63
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £50,000 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 +7 47 £38,750 -9.88% 8
Cheshire +35 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
North West +35 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Warrington +13 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
South East +4 9 £46,750 -1.57% 4
Loughborough +9 8 £40,000 -6.97%
East Midlands +9 8 £40,000 -6.97%
Leicestershire +6 8 £40,000 -6.97%
East of England +5 8 £40,000 +12.67% 1
West Midlands -17 5 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Watford - 4 £40,000 -
Essex - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -4 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Colchester - 3 - -
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex -1 2 £38,750 -29.54%
Scotland -4 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £100,000 +207.69% 1
Coventry -5 2 £35,000 -9.09%
London -7 2 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Berkshire - 2 £53,750 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £100,000 -
Worcester - 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire +14 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Surrey +7 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Worthing +6 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Cheltenham +5 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
West Lothian +4 1 £40,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (75.70%) C
2 76 (71.03%) Software Engineering
3 72 (67.29%) C++
4 56 (52.34%) Linux
5 52 (48.60%) Electronics
6 40 (37.38%) Degree
7 39 (36.45%) Embedded Linux
7 39 (36.45%) Embedded C
8 34 (31.78%) C#
9 33 (30.84%) OO
10 26 (24.30%) UML
11 25 (23.36%) Embedded C++
11 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (19.63%) Software Testing
13 19 (17.76%) Java
14 17 (15.89%) Windows
14 17 (15.89%) HND
14 17 (15.89%) MATLAB
15 16 (14.95%) Firmware
15 16 (14.95%) Scrum
15 16 (14.95%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (14.02%) Wireless
17 14 (13.08%) Python
18 13 (12.15%) Automotive
18 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
19 12 (11.21%) Device Driver
19 12 (11.21%) Windows CE

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Wireless
2 12 (11.21%) Ethernet
3 9 (8.41%) Bluetooth
4 8 (7.48%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) RS-232
6 4 (3.74%) RS-485
6 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.74%) ZigBee
7 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.87%) 802.15
8 2 (1.87%) FlexRay
8 2 (1.87%) LAN
8 2 (1.87%) WAN
9 1 (0.93%) Broadband
9 1 (0.93%) HTTP
9 1 (0.93%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.61%) Subversion
3 5 (4.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (3.74%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.80%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.87%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 52 (48.60%) Electronics
2 13 (12.15%) Automotive
3 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (56.07%) Software Engineer
2 58 (54.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 37 (34.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 28 (26.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 27 (25.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) C Software Engineer
8 13 (12.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (11.21%) Embedded C Engineer
9 12 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (10.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 10 (9.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 10 (9.35%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (7.48%) Developer
12 8 (7.48%) Electronics Engineer
12 8 (7.48%) Principal Engineer
13 7 (6.54%) Design Engineer
14 6 (5.61%) Firmware Engineer
14 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
14 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) .NET
2 5 (4.67%) HTML
2 5 (4.67%) HTML5
2 5 (4.67%) Qt
3 4 (3.74%) CSS
4 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.80%) Ember.js
5 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.87%) MFC
5 2 (1.87%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.93%) D3.js
6 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (14.95%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.21%) Device Driver
3 11 (10.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.48%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.74%) VHDL
8 3 (2.80%) Physics
8 3 (2.80%) User Experience
9 2 (1.87%) ASIC
9 2 (1.87%) CPLD
10 1 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) Handset
10 1 (0.93%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (52.34%) Linux
2 39 (36.45%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (15.89%) Windows
4 12 (11.21%) Windows CE
5 11 (10.28%) VxWorks
6 8 (7.48%) Unix
7 6 (5.61%) Android
8 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.03%) Software Engineering
2 33 (30.84%) OO
3 26 (24.30%) UML
4 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.63%) Software Testing
6 16 (14.95%) Scrum
7 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.21%) Pair Programming
8 11 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (10.28%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.35%) OOD
10 9 (8.41%) Multithreading
10 9 (8.41%) Project Management
11 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Line Management
13 6 (5.61%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (4.67%) MVC
14 5 (4.67%) SDLC
15 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.70%) C
2 72 (67.29%) C++
3 39 (36.45%) Embedded C
4 34 (31.78%) C#
5 25 (23.36%) Embedded C++
6 19 (17.76%) Java
7 17 (15.89%) MATLAB
8 14 (13.08%) Python
9 7 (6.54%) Assembly Language
10 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.87%) Perl
11 2 (1.87%) SQL
12 1 (0.93%) Delphi
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) Degree
2 17 (15.89%) HND
3 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) HNC
5 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) ISO 9001
2 9 (8.41%) MISRA
3 8 (7.48%) MISRA C
4 3 (2.80%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.80%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.87%) JTAG
6 1 (0.93%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Intel
2 6 (5.61%) Renesas
3 3 (2.80%) Freescale
3 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.87%) Borland
4 2 (1.87%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.87%) Lauterbach
4 2 (1.87%) QNX
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Telelogic
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