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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 807 816 766
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -50
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 71 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.091% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 95
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.87%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 65 £42,999 +7.49% 30
South East -30 16 £47,500 +11.76% 9
London +11 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands - 13 £38,500 - 1
South West -3 10 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Scotland +8 6 £30,000 -18.91%
East of England -30 6 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Surrey -2 5 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire -14 5 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Uxbridge - 5 £40,000 -
Fareham - 5 £47,500 -
West Lothian -2 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 - 1
Linlithgow - 4 - -
Coventry - 4 £38,500 -
East Midlands +18 3 £42,999 +10.96% 2
Wiltshire -4 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Cambridge -16 3 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent - 3 £30,000 - 1
Norwich - 3 £31,000 -
Redditch - 3 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £27,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £31,000 -
Middlesex +10 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £42,999 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £47,500 -
Warrington - 2 £47,500 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 130 (75.14%) C++
2 118 (68.21%) Software Engineering
3 104 (60.12%) C
4 103 (59.54%) Degree
5 89 (51.45%) Electronics
6 58 (33.53%) Computer Science
7 44 (25.43%) OO
7 44 (25.43%) Mathematics
7 44 (25.43%) Physics
8 40 (23.12%) Linux
9 32 (18.50%) UML
10 29 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
11 28 (16.18%) C#
11 28 (16.18%) Firmware
11 28 (16.18%) Project Management
12 26 (15.03%) OOD
13 25 (14.45%) TCP/IP
14 24 (13.87%) Embedded C
14 24 (13.87%) Algorithms
15 23 (13.29%) Signal Processing
16 22 (12.72%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.14%) MATLAB
18 20 (11.56%) HTML
19 19 (10.98%) Windows
19 19 (10.98%) CSS
19 19 (10.98%) Simulink
20 18 (10.40%) Configuration Management
21 17 (9.83%) Java
21 17 (9.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 16 (9.25%) Subversion

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (3.47%) Node.js
2 2 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Simulink
2 8 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.89%) TargetLink
3 5 (2.89%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.45%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.25%) HTTP
3 10 (5.78%) DVB
3 10 (5.78%) Ethernet
4 8 (4.62%) GPRS
5 4 (2.31%) Wireless
6 3 (1.73%) WAN
6 3 (1.73%) LAN
7 2 (1.16%) GSM
7 2 (1.16%) 3G
8 1 (0.58%) 4G
8 1 (0.58%) Multicast
8 1 (0.58%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.58%) NFC
8 1 (0.58%) LTE
8 1 (0.58%) Internet
8 1 (0.58%) SSL
8 1 (0.58%) PSTN
8 1 (0.58%) Broadband
8 1 (0.58%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) MySQL
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Subversion
2 13 (7.51%) ClearCase
3 12 (6.94%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.36%) LabVIEW
5 6 (3.47%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.47%) TortoiseSVN
6 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.16%) PVCS
7 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.16%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.58%) GCC
8 1 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.58%) VectorCAST
General
1 89 (51.45%) Electronics
2 13 (7.51%) Automotive
2 13 (7.51%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.94%) Military
3 12 (6.94%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.78%) French Language
5 9 (5.20%) Finance
6 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.62%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.58%) Avionics
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (58.38%) Software Engineer
2 55 (31.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (9.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.36%) Engineering Manager
7 11 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Principal Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Embedded C Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) C Software Engineer
13 5 (2.89%) Principal Architect
13 5 (2.89%) Software Architect
13 5 (2.89%) Architect
13 5 (2.89%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.56%) HTML
2 19 (10.98%) CSS
3 11 (6.36%) HTML5
4 8 (4.62%) .NET
4 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.47%) OpenMP
5 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.47%) jQuery
5 6 (3.47%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (3.47%) REST
5 6 (3.47%) WebKit
6 5 (2.89%) OpenCL
6 5 (2.89%) DirectCompute
6 5 (2.89%) Qt
7 4 (2.31%) XML
8 3 (1.73%) WPF
8 3 (1.73%) Web Services
8 3 (1.73%) MFC
9 2 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (33.53%) Computer Science
2 44 (25.43%) Mathematics
2 44 (25.43%) Physics
3 29 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (13.87%) Algorithms
5 17 (9.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (8.09%) VHDL
6 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.78%) DTV
8 9 (5.20%) Device Driver
9 7 (4.05%) Interactive TV
9 7 (4.05%) Verilog
10 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.47%) Smartcard
10 6 (3.47%) SystemC
10 6 (3.47%) Open Source
10 6 (3.47%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.89%) CUDA
12 4 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.31%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.12%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Windows
3 14 (8.09%) UNIX
3 14 (8.09%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (4.62%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.47%) Android
6 5 (2.89%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.16%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.16%) Tizen
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (68.21%) Software Engineering
2 44 (25.43%) OO
3 32 (18.50%) UML
4 28 (16.18%) Project Management
5 26 (15.03%) OOD
6 23 (13.29%) Signal Processing
7 18 (10.40%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.51%) Multithreading
10 12 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.36%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.36%) Scrum
12 10 (5.78%) Time Management
13 9 (5.20%) Software Testing
13 9 (5.20%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.62%) MVC
14 8 (4.62%) OOP
14 8 (4.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (75.14%) C++
2 104 (60.12%) C
3 28 (16.18%) C#
4 24 (13.87%) Embedded C
5 22 (12.72%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.14%) MATLAB
7 17 (9.83%) Java
8 16 (9.25%) Embedded C++
9 15 (8.67%) Assembly Language
10 14 (8.09%) Python
11 10 (5.78%) SQL
12 7 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.47%) Fortran
14 5 (2.89%) VBA
15 3 (1.73%) Ruby
15 3 (1.73%) Perl
16 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.58%) Lua
16 1 (0.58%) VC++
16 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (59.54%) Degree
2 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.36%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (4.05%) HND
5 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) HNC
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.58%) DO-254
System Software
1 28 (16.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 8 (4.62%) Xamarin
2 7 (4.05%) Renesas
3 5 (2.89%) Perforce
4 4 (2.31%) MKS
4 4 (2.31%) Kony
5 3 (1.73%) BT
6 2 (1.16%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.58%) Atmel
7 1 (0.58%) Wind River
7 1 (0.58%) Freescale
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
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