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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 807 814 786
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 76 93 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.079% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 65
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £23,600 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 75 £42,250 +5.62% 16
London +35 17 £75,000 +134.37%
South East -23 14 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South West -3 12 £35,000 -23.91% 1
East of England +16 10 £85,000 +61.90% 3
Wiltshire +4 10 £35,000 -
Malmesbury - 8 - -
City of London - 7 £82,500 -
North West - 7 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge +27 6 £85,000 +54.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £85,000 +61.90% 3
North East +6 6 £35,000 -
Durham +4 6 £35,000 -
West Midlands -10 6 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Worcestershire +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +3 4 £29,250 -49.13% 1
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Essex - 3 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
Worcester +1 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Middlesex +1 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Uxbridge -6 2 £30,000 -6.25%
High Wycombe -7 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £26,000 -
Redditch - 2 £30,000 - 1
Scotland +21 1 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +18 1 £60,000 +26.31% 2

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (75.66%) C++
2 108 (71.05%) Software Engineering
3 104 (68.42%) C
4 41 (26.97%) Embedded C
4 41 (26.97%) UML
4 41 (26.97%) Degree
5 40 (26.32%) Electronics
6 39 (25.66%) Firmware
7 37 (24.34%) Linux
8 34 (22.37%) Embedded C++
9 31 (20.39%) OO
10 27 (17.76%) Assembly Language
11 22 (14.47%) Windows
12 21 (13.82%) Qt
13 20 (13.16%) OOD
14 19 (12.50%) Java
15 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
15 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (11.84%) Computer Science
15 18 (11.84%) Signal Processing
16 17 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (11.18%) Python
17 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
17 16 (10.53%) Algorithms
17 16 (10.53%) Multithreading
18 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
18 15 (9.87%) Physics
18 15 (9.87%) Project Management
18 15 (9.87%) UNIX
18 15 (9.87%) Ethernet

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (5.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.87%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.61%) Bluetooth
3 7 (4.61%) GPRS
4 5 (3.29%) Wireless
5 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.97%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) DVB
7 2 (1.32%) HTTP
7 2 (1.32%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (0.66%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.66%) NFC
8 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.66%) LTE
8 1 (0.66%) FTP
8 1 (0.66%) GSM
8 1 (0.66%) VoIP
8 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) LabVIEW
2 10 (6.58%) Bugzilla
3 9 (5.92%) TortoiseSVN
4 8 (5.26%) Subversion
5 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.63%) CANoe
8 3 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.66%) GCC
10 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 40 (26.32%) Electronics
2 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.24%) Finance
3 10 (6.58%) Automotive
3 10 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.61%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.95%) Games
5 6 (3.95%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.63%) Avionics
6 4 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (51.32%) Software Engineer
2 61 (40.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (15.13%) Developer
4 15 (9.87%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Electronics Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Embedded C Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.95%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.95%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) C++ Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) Qt
2 9 (5.92%) OpenMP
3 7 (4.61%) XML
3 7 (4.61%) .NET
3 7 (4.61%) MFC
4 3 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.32%) Middleware
5 2 (1.32%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) HTML
5 2 (1.32%) WPF
6 1 (0.66%) WebKit
6 1 (0.66%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.66%) GStreamer
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.66%) DirectCompute
6 1 (0.66%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (10.53%) Algorithms
4 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
4 15 (9.87%) Physics
4 15 (9.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.24%) Verilog
6 10 (6.58%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.92%) SystemC
8 8 (5.26%) Device Driver
8 8 (5.26%) VHDL
9 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.97%) GIS
11 2 (1.32%) DTV
12 1 (0.66%) User Experience
12 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.66%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Linux
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 15 (9.87%) UNIX
4 9 (5.92%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.95%) Windows CE
6 3 (1.97%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) Tizen
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (71.05%) Software Engineering
2 41 (26.97%) UML
3 31 (20.39%) OO
4 20 (13.16%) OOD
5 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.84%) Signal Processing
6 16 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 15 (9.87%) Project Management
8 12 (7.89%) Scrum
9 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.92%) Memory Management
11 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.95%) Pair Programming
12 6 (3.95%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (3.29%) Digital Signal Processing
13 5 (3.29%) Software Architecture
13 5 (3.29%) Software Testing
14 4 (2.63%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 115 (75.66%) C++
2 104 (68.42%) C
3 41 (26.97%) Embedded C
4 34 (22.37%) Embedded C++
5 27 (17.76%) Assembly Language
6 19 (12.50%) Java
7 17 (11.18%) Python
8 11 (7.24%) C#
9 10 (6.58%) MATLAB
10 9 (5.92%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.92%) Fortran
11 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.32%) C-shell
13 1 (0.66%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) XAML
13 1 (0.66%) AWK
13 1 (0.66%) VC++
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (26.97%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) HND
4 7 (4.61%) HNC
5 5 (3.29%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) ISO 9000
1 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.32%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.32%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) DO-254
System Software
1 39 (25.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.58%) Renesas
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.63%) MKS
2 4 (2.63%) Green Hills
3 3 (1.97%) Xilinx
3 3 (1.97%) Atmel
3 3 (1.97%) BT
3 3 (1.97%) Intel
4 2 (1.32%) EMC
5 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.66%) Freescale
5 1 (0.66%) Altera
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