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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 783 790 761
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 97 89 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,750 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 91 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South East -1 40 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Middlesex +26 21 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 18 £38,500 -
London -9 14 £41,250 -25.00% 1
East of England -33 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West -3 9 £40,000 -16.66% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +16 6 £33,750 -8.78% 2
Surrey -2 6 £47,500 +23.37% 3
West Sussex 0 5 £55,000 -2.65%
Worcestershire - 5 £27,500 -
Hampshire -16 4 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £33,750 -
Redditch - 4 £30,000 -
Fareham - 4 £47,500 - 2
Greenford - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 - 2
Wiltshire -4 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Cambridge -9 3 £43,750 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -20 3 £43,750 +9.37%
Norwich - 3 £31,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £31,000 -
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
Coventry - 3 £38,500 -
Staines +11 2 £49,250 -1.50%
West Lothian +5 2 - -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 134 (72.83%) C++
2 125 (67.93%) Software Engineering
3 114 (61.96%) C
4 108 (58.70%) Degree
5 91 (49.46%) Electronics
6 56 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 47 (25.54%) OO
8 41 (22.28%) Linux
8 41 (22.28%) Mathematics
8 41 (22.28%) Physics
9 38 (20.65%) C#
10 36 (19.57%) UML
10 36 (19.57%) Embedded Systems
11 35 (19.02%) TCP/IP
12 30 (16.30%) Firmware
13 29 (15.76%) OOD
14 28 (15.22%) Embedded C
15 24 (13.04%) Project Management
16 21 (11.41%) HTML
16 21 (11.41%) JavaScript
16 21 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (10.87%) Configuration Management
17 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
17 20 (10.87%) Algorithms
18 19 (10.33%) CSS
18 19 (10.33%) Windows
18 19 (10.33%) HTTP
18 19 (10.33%) Embedded C++
18 19 (10.33%) Subversion
18 19 (10.33%) Signal Processing

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (1.63%) IIS
1 3 (1.63%) Node.js
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Simulink
2 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.26%) MS Office
4 5 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.72%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.02%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.33%) HTTP
3 16 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 10 (5.43%) GPRS
4 10 (5.43%) DVB
4 10 (5.43%) Wireless
5 6 (3.26%) WAN
5 6 (3.26%) LAN
6 5 (2.72%) GSM
7 4 (2.17%) 3G
8 3 (1.63%) PSTN
9 2 (1.09%) 802.15
9 2 (1.09%) Multicast
10 1 (0.54%) Frame Relay
10 1 (0.54%) 2G
10 1 (0.54%) UPnP
10 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.54%) NFC
10 1 (0.54%) LTE
10 1 (0.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Subversion
2 16 (8.70%) ClearCase
3 15 (8.15%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.35%) LabVIEW
5 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.63%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (1.63%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.63%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.09%) JIRA
7 2 (1.09%) PVCS
7 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.54%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 91 (49.46%) Electronics
2 18 (9.78%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.15%) Military
3 15 (8.15%) French Language
4 11 (5.98%) Back Office
4 11 (5.98%) Finance
4 11 (5.98%) Aerospace
5 9 (4.89%) Automotive
6 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.54%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 110 (59.78%) Software Engineer
2 61 (33.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (9.24%) Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
5 14 (7.61%) Engineering Manager
6 11 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Principal Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Principal Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Architect
11 5 (2.72%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.41%) HTML
2 19 (10.33%) CSS
3 12 (6.52%) HTML5
4 11 (5.98%) .NET
5 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.26%) REST
6 6 (3.26%) WebKit
6 6 (3.26%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (3.26%) jQuery
6 6 (3.26%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.26%) MFC
7 5 (2.72%) Web Services
7 5 (2.72%) OpenCL
7 5 (2.72%) DirectCompute
8 4 (2.17%) Qt
8 4 (2.17%) XML
8 4 (2.17%) Middleware
9 3 (1.63%) OpenMP
9 3 (1.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 41 (22.28%) Mathematics
2 41 (22.28%) Physics
3 36 (19.57%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (10.87%) Algorithms
5 15 (8.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (6.52%) VHDL
7 11 (5.98%) DTV
7 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.35%) Device Driver
9 7 (3.80%) Interactive TV
10 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.26%) Smartcard
10 6 (3.26%) Open Source
11 5 (2.72%) CUDA
11 5 (2.72%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.17%) CAN bus
12 4 (2.17%) IPTV
13 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.63%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.28%) Linux
2 19 (10.33%) Windows
3 14 (7.61%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (5.98%) UNIX
5 9 (4.89%) Android
6 8 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.17%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.63%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (1.09%) Tizen
9 2 (1.09%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (67.93%) Software Engineering
2 47 (25.54%) OO
3 36 (19.57%) UML
4 29 (15.76%) OOD
5 24 (13.04%) Project Management
6 21 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.33%) Signal Processing
9 18 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (8.70%) Scrum
11 15 (8.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (8.15%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.52%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.52%) Software Architecture
13 11 (5.98%) Line Management
13 11 (5.98%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.89%) Time Management
16 8 (4.35%) Data Analysis
16 8 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 134 (72.83%) C++
2 114 (61.96%) C
3 38 (20.65%) C#
4 28 (15.22%) Embedded C
5 21 (11.41%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.33%) Embedded C++
7 18 (9.78%) MATLAB
8 17 (9.24%) Assembly Language
9 13 (7.07%) Java
10 12 (6.52%) SQL
11 11 (5.98%) Python
12 5 (2.72%) VBA
13 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.63%) Fortran
14 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.63%) Perl
14 3 (1.63%) Ruby
15 2 (1.09%) C-shell
16 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 108 (58.70%) Degree
2 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) HND
5 3 (1.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
System Software
1 30 (16.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.35%) Xamarin
2 7 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.72%) Perforce
4 4 (2.17%) Renesas
4 4 (2.17%) Kony
4 4 (2.17%) EMC
5 3 (1.63%) IBM
5 3 (1.63%) NEC
6 2 (1.09%) MKS
6 2 (1.09%) BT
7 1 (0.54%) Intel
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe
7 1 (0.54%) Freescale
7 1 (0.54%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.54%) Wind River
7 1 (0.54%) Atmel
7 1 (0.54%) Sencha
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