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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 835 841 794
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -47
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 58 66 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.058% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.069% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 57
Average salary £36,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015 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 August 2015. 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 -9 51 £39,250 -6.54% 18
South East +7 19 £37,000 -12.94% 4
East of England -2 9 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Berkshire +13 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Hertfordshire -3 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Watford - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands -4 7 £40,000 - 4
South West -26 7 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Newbury - 7 £32,500 -
Scotland +6 6 £36,000 -17.71% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire +9 4 £47,500 - 1
Worcestershire -3 4 £40,000 - 1
Fife - 4 £36,000 -
Surrey +5 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Coventry -10 3 £35,000 -
Guildford - 3 £52,500 -
Worcester - 3 £40,000 - 1
London +8 2 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Horsham 0 2 £47,500 -13.63%
East Midlands -6 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex -9 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire -15 2 £35,000 -
Fareham - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £32,500 -
North West - 2 £36,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Aberdeen +13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridge +11 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - - 2

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 97 (72.39%) Software Engineering
2 94 (70.15%) C
3 90 (67.16%) C++
4 42 (31.34%) Linux
5 37 (27.61%) Degree
6 35 (26.12%) Electronics
7 32 (23.88%) Embedded C
7 32 (23.88%) Embedded C++
8 26 (19.40%) Firmware
8 26 (19.40%) C#
9 22 (16.42%) OO
10 21 (15.67%) UML
10 21 (15.67%) Assembly Language
11 17 (12.69%) Python
12 16 (11.94%) Windows
12 16 (11.94%) Java
12 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
13 15 (11.19%) Mathematics
14 14 (10.45%) Software Testing
14 14 (10.45%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (10.45%) Ethernet
15 13 (9.70%) Physics
16 12 (8.96%) Intel
17 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (8.21%) Qt
18 10 (7.46%) Embedded Systems
18 10 (7.46%) Automotive
18 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
18 10 (7.46%) .NET
19 9 (6.72%) SQL

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Ethernet
2 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.22%) Bluetooth
4 5 (3.73%) Internet
5 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.99%) Wireless
6 3 (2.24%) VoIP
7 2 (1.49%) WAN
7 2 (1.49%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (1.49%) LAN
7 2 (1.49%) DVB
7 2 (1.49%) Modbus
8 1 (0.75%) LTE
8 1 (0.75%) GSM
8 1 (0.75%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Subversion
1 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.99%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.99%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.24%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.49%) PVCS
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) GCC
General
1 35 (26.12%) Electronics
2 10 (7.46%) Automotive
3 9 (6.72%) Finance
4 7 (5.22%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.48%) Games
6 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.73%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.99%) Marketing
7 4 (2.99%) Avionics
8 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (53.73%) Software Engineer
2 56 (41.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Firmware Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Junior
8 8 (5.97%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.73%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Graduate
11 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) Qt
2 10 (7.46%) .NET
3 3 (2.24%) HTML
4 2 (1.49%) HTML5
4 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.49%) OpenMP
4 2 (1.49%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.75%) CSS
5 1 (0.75%) STL
5 1 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) GStreamer
5 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Mathematics
2 13 (9.70%) Physics
3 10 (7.46%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.99%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.24%) DTV
9 3 (2.24%) VHDL
9 3 (2.24%) Verilog
10 2 (1.49%) STB
10 2 (1.49%) SCADA
10 2 (1.49%) SystemC
11 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.75%) GIS
11 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.75%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Linux
2 16 (11.94%) Windows
3 14 (10.45%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (6.72%) UNIX
5 4 (2.99%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (72.39%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.42%) OO
3 21 (15.67%) UML
4 14 (10.45%) Software Testing
5 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.97%) Scrum
7 8 (5.97%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.22%) Software Architecture
8 7 (5.22%) Project Management
9 6 (4.48%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.99%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.99%) Pair Programming
10 4 (2.99%) OOD
10 4 (2.99%) Signal Processing
10 4 (2.99%) Validation
10 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.24%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (70.15%) C
2 90 (67.16%) C++
3 32 (23.88%) Embedded C
3 32 (23.88%) Embedded C++
4 26 (19.40%) C#
5 21 (15.67%) Assembly Language
6 17 (12.69%) Python
7 16 (11.94%) Java
8 9 (6.72%) SQL
9 4 (2.99%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.24%) VC++
10 3 (2.24%) C-shell
11 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) Fortran
11 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Degree
2 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) HNC
3 4 (2.99%) HND
4 1 (0.75%) PhD
4 1 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.49%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.75%) DO-160
4 1 (0.75%) TickIT
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 26 (19.40%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Intel
2 3 (2.24%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.49%) Renesas
4 1 (0.75%) Altera
4 1 (0.75%) BT
4 1 (0.75%) SAP
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) EMC
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