The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 843 782 751
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -31
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 70 100 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 120
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £72,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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 -56 66 £42,500 +2.40% 20
South East -2 32 £42,500 -6.59% 3
East of England -25 11 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Berkshire +19 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Sussex -7 8 £50,000 -
London -53 8 £32,000 -51.69% 3
Middlesex +1 7 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 - 1
South West - 6 £44,750 - 3
Cambridge -8 5 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Surrey -12 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £50,000 +66.66% 5
West Midlands -8 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Worthing - 4 £40,000 -
Camberley - 4 £47,500 -
Horsham - 4 £52,500 -
Nottingham 0 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Sussex -23 3 £43,500 -35.55%
Devon - 3 £42,000 -
Dorset - 3 £50,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 3 £32,000 -
Plymouth - 3 £42,000 -
Brighton - 3 £43,500 -
Scotland - 3 £43,750 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Poole - 2 £48,750 - 2
Redditch - 2 £41,250 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 139 (80.35%) C
2 132 (76.30%) C++
3 124 (71.68%) Software Engineering
4 73 (42.20%) Electronics
5 69 (39.88%) Degree
6 61 (35.26%) Linux
7 56 (32.37%) C#
8 45 (26.01%) Computer Science
9 43 (24.86%) Embedded Systems
10 41 (23.70%) OO
10 41 (23.70%) TCP/IP
11 36 (20.81%) Assembly Language
12 35 (20.23%) Firmware
13 31 (17.92%) Embedded C
14 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
14 30 (17.34%) UML
14 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
15 29 (16.76%) Subversion
16 26 (15.03%) OOD
17 25 (14.45%) Java
18 24 (13.87%) Military
19 22 (12.72%) Wireless
19 22 (12.72%) HTTP
20 21 (12.14%) Requirements Analysis
21 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
21 20 (11.56%) ClearCase
22 18 (10.40%) Windows
23 17 (9.83%) .NET
23 17 (9.83%) Embedded C++
24 16 (9.25%) Visual Studio

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.16%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.70%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.72%) Wireless
2 22 (12.72%) HTTP
3 20 (11.56%) Ethernet
4 14 (8.09%) Bluetooth
5 12 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (5.20%) GPRS
7 7 (4.05%) GSM
8 5 (2.89%) 802.15
9 4 (2.31%) 3G
9 4 (2.31%) LAN
9 4 (2.31%) WAN
10 3 (1.73%) LTE
10 3 (1.73%) ZigBee
11 2 (1.16%) VoLTE
11 2 (1.16%) 4G
11 2 (1.16%) SAN
11 2 (1.16%) Internet
11 2 (1.16%) IPv6
11 2 (1.16%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (16.76%) Subversion
2 20 (11.56%) ClearCase
3 16 (9.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.31%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.31%) VectorCAST
6 4 (2.31%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 2 (1.16%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.16%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.16%) PVCS
7 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.58%) Hudson
8 1 (0.58%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 73 (42.20%) Electronics
2 24 (13.87%) Military
3 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.36%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.78%) Automotive
5 9 (5.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.89%) Avionics
7 4 (2.31%) French Language
7 4 (2.31%) Finance
8 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.73%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (67.05%) Software Engineer
2 76 (43.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (12.14%) Developer
4 18 (10.40%) Junior
5 14 (8.09%) Firmware Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Junior Software Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Junior Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Embedded Software Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Junior Software Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Project Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Electronics Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Hardware Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) Embedded C Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.31%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (1.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) .NET
2 15 (8.67%) MFC
3 14 (8.09%) Middleware
4 7 (4.05%) HTML
4 7 (4.05%) Qt
5 5 (2.89%) JSF
6 4 (2.31%) WCF
6 4 (2.31%) WPF
6 4 (2.31%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.31%) WinForms
7 2 (1.16%) HTML5
7 2 (1.16%) Web Services
8 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.58%) CSS
8 1 (0.58%) POSIX
8 1 (0.58%) JFace
8 1 (0.58%) JPA
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.01%) Computer Science
2 43 (24.86%) Embedded Systems
3 35 (20.23%) Firmware
4 9 (5.20%) VHDL
4 9 (5.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (5.20%) Physics
5 8 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.05%) Home Automation
7 6 (3.47%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.89%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (2.89%) DTV
8 5 (2.89%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.73%) Handset
10 2 (1.16%) IPTV
10 2 (1.16%) Wiki
10 2 (1.16%) Blog
10 2 (1.16%) Open Source
10 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.26%) Linux
2 18 (10.40%) Windows
3 13 (7.51%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.36%) Android
4 11 (6.36%) UNIX
5 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (71.68%) Software Engineering
2 41 (23.70%) OO
3 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
3 30 (17.34%) UML
4 26 (15.03%) OOD
5 21 (12.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (8.67%) Video Processing
7 13 (7.51%) Multithreading
8 12 (6.94%) Software Architecture
9 11 (6.36%) Image Processing
9 11 (6.36%) Integration Testing
9 11 (6.36%) Software Testing
10 10 (5.78%) Scrum
10 10 (5.78%) Validation
11 9 (5.20%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (4.05%) Project Management
13 7 (4.05%) Requirements Management
14 6 (3.47%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (80.35%) C
2 132 (76.30%) C++
3 56 (32.37%) C#
4 36 (20.81%) Assembly Language
5 31 (17.92%) Embedded C
6 25 (14.45%) Java
7 17 (9.83%) Embedded C++
8 13 (7.51%) Python
9 11 (6.36%) SQL
10 8 (4.62%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.47%) Ada
12 5 (2.89%) C-shell
13 4 (2.31%) Fortran
14 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.16%) VC++
15 1 (0.58%) Perl
15 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (39.88%) Degree
2 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) PhD
5 3 (1.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) JTAG
2 4 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (4.05%) NEC
1 7 (4.05%) EMC
2 6 (3.47%) Xilinx
2 6 (3.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 5 (2.89%) QNX
4 3 (1.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.16%) CA
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco
5 2 (1.16%) Perforce
6 1 (0.58%) Intel
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Sencha
6 1 (0.58%) Renesas
6 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.58%) Huawei
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance, shares
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North London
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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York
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