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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 839 789 742
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -47
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 65 82 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 125
Average salary £41,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.59% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 22 August 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 -29 63 £41,750 -1.76% 21
South East -23 27 £42,500 -17.87% 9
East of England -14 10 £48,750 +21.87% 5
South West - 10 £47,500 - 2
Dorset - 8 £47,500 - 2
Middlesex 0 7 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex -2 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 -
Poole - 7 £47,500 - 2
London -1 6 £40,000 -3.61% 1
West Midlands -2 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Cambridge -8 5 £50,000 +66.66% 2
East Midlands -13 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -16 5 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Nottingham -11 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Redditch - 4 £40,000 -
Worthing - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey -5 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -5 2 £40,000 -8.57%
Scotland -17 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
East Sussex -29 2 £43,500 -35.55%
Uxbridge - 2 £32,000 -
Devon - 2 £41,750 -
Plymouth - 2 £41,750 -
Brighton - 2 £43,500 -
Camberley - 2 £47,500 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 131 (81.88%) C
2 120 (75.00%) C++
3 114 (71.25%) Software Engineering
4 77 (48.13%) Degree
5 64 (40.00%) Electronics
6 51 (31.88%) C#
7 49 (30.63%) Linux
7 49 (30.63%) Computer Science
8 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
9 44 (27.50%) Embedded Systems
10 42 (26.25%) OO
11 34 (21.25%) Firmware
12 31 (19.38%) Configuration Management
13 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 29 (18.13%) Assembly Language
14 29 (18.13%) UML
15 27 (16.88%) OOD
16 26 (16.25%) Military
16 26 (16.25%) Subversion
17 24 (15.00%) HTTP
18 23 (14.38%) Embedded C
19 22 (13.75%) ClearCase
19 22 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
20 21 (13.13%) Wireless
21 19 (11.88%) Java
22 17 (10.63%) Windows
23 16 (10.00%) .NET
23 16 (10.00%) Ethernet
24 15 (9.38%) Middleware
24 15 (9.38%) Embedded Linux

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 24 (15.00%) HTTP
3 21 (13.13%) Wireless
4 16 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 10 (6.25%) GPRS
6 8 (5.00%) Bluetooth
6 8 (5.00%) GSM
6 8 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.13%) 802.15
8 4 (2.50%) LAN
8 4 (2.50%) 3G
8 4 (2.50%) WAN
9 3 (1.88%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.88%) LTE
10 2 (1.25%) VoLTE
10 2 (1.25%) 4G
10 2 (1.25%) DVB
10 2 (1.25%) Internet
10 2 (1.25%) IPv6
10 2 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) Subversion
2 22 (13.75%) ClearCase
3 10 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.50%) VectorCAST
6 3 (1.88%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.88%) JIRA
7 2 (1.25%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.25%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.63%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.63%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.63%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (40.00%) Electronics
2 26 (16.25%) Military
3 11 (6.88%) Aerospace
3 11 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.00%) French Language
5 8 (5.00%) Automotive
6 7 (4.38%) Finance
7 6 (3.75%) Avionics
7 6 (3.75%) Back Office
8 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (69.38%) Software Engineer
2 71 (44.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Junior
5 14 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Junior Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Firmware Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Project Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Engineering Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Development Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Electronics Engineer
12 4 (2.50%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.50%) Lead Developer
13 3 (1.88%) C++ Software Engineer
13 3 (1.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.00%) .NET
2 15 (9.38%) Middleware
3 10 (6.25%) MFC
4 6 (3.75%) HTML
5 5 (3.13%) JSF
6 4 (2.50%) WCF
6 4 (2.50%) WPF
6 4 (2.50%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.50%) WinForms
7 2 (1.25%) Qt
7 2 (1.25%) HTML5
7 2 (1.25%) Web Services
8 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.63%) POSIX
8 1 (0.63%) CSS
8 1 (0.63%) Spring
8 1 (0.63%) JPA
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.63%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.63%) Computer Science
2 44 (27.50%) Embedded Systems
3 34 (21.25%) Firmware
4 11 (6.88%) Physics
5 10 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.00%) Home Automation
6 8 (5.00%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.75%) DTV
8 5 (3.13%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (3.13%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.88%) Handset
10 2 (1.25%) Open Source
10 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.25%) IPTV
10 2 (1.25%) VHDL
11 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.63%) Linux
2 17 (10.63%) Windows
3 15 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 11 (6.88%) Android
5 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.75%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (71.25%) Software Engineering
2 42 (26.25%) OO
3 31 (19.38%) Configuration Management
4 29 (18.13%) UML
5 27 (16.88%) OOD
6 22 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (8.13%) Multithreading
8 12 (7.50%) Integration Testing
8 12 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 12 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.50%) Scrum
9 11 (6.88%) Software Architecture
10 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.63%) Validation
11 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (5.63%) Video Processing
12 8 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.00%) Project Management
13 7 (4.38%) Android Development
13 7 (4.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (81.88%) C
2 120 (75.00%) C++
3 51 (31.88%) C#
4 29 (18.13%) Assembly Language
5 23 (14.38%) Embedded C
6 19 (11.88%) Java
7 13 (8.13%) Embedded C++
8 12 (7.50%) Python
9 10 (6.25%) SQL
10 9 (5.63%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.75%) Ada
12 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.13%) C-shell
13 4 (2.50%) Fortran
14 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.25%) Perl
14 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.63%) Tcl
15 1 (0.63%) Ruby
15 1 (0.63%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 77 (48.13%) Degree
2 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) PhD
3 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) JTAG
2 5 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (5.00%) EMC
1 8 (5.00%) NEC
2 4 (2.50%) QNX
3 3 (1.88%) IBM
4 2 (1.25%) CA
4 2 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) Intel
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.63%) Huawei
5 1 (0.63%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.63%) Renesas
5 1 (0.63%) Sencha
5 1 (0.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
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