The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 836 776 742
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -34
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 68 99 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 125
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -67 65 £42,000 +3.06% 20
South East -22 32 £42,500 -7.60% 3
London -24 9 £32,000 -32.63% 4
East of England -30 9 £50,000 +35.13% 8
Berkshire +13 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Sussex +2 8 £50,000 -
Middlesex +1 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 - 1
South West - 6 £44,750 -
Surrey -3 5 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands +6 4 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Horsham - 4 £52,500 -
Worthing - 4 £40,000 -
Camberley - 4 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £50,000 +66.66% 6
Nottingham -7 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Cambridge -9 3 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Hertfordshire -18 3 £40,000 +0.62% 2
East Sussex -22 3 £43,500 -35.55%
Devon - 3 £42,000 -
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Brighton - 3 £43,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £32,000 -
Plymouth - 3 £42,000 -
Poole - 2 £48,750 -
Redditch - 2 £41,250 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 140 (80.46%) C
2 135 (77.59%) C++
3 125 (71.84%) Software Engineering
4 75 (43.10%) Electronics
5 70 (40.23%) Degree
6 61 (35.06%) Linux
7 56 (32.18%) C#
8 45 (25.86%) Computer Science
9 43 (24.71%) Embedded Systems
10 41 (23.56%) OO
11 40 (22.99%) TCP/IP
12 38 (21.84%) Firmware
13 37 (21.26%) Assembly Language
14 33 (18.97%) Embedded C
15 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
16 30 (17.24%) UML
16 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
16 30 (17.24%) Subversion
17 26 (14.94%) OOD
18 25 (14.37%) Java
19 24 (13.79%) Military
20 23 (13.22%) Wireless
21 22 (12.64%) HTTP
22 21 (12.07%) Requirements Analysis
23 20 (11.49%) Ethernet
23 20 (11.49%) ClearCase
24 18 (10.34%) Windows
24 18 (10.34%) Embedded C++
25 17 (9.77%) .NET
26 16 (9.20%) Visual Studio

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.99%) TCP/IP
2 23 (13.22%) Wireless
3 22 (12.64%) HTTP
4 20 (11.49%) Ethernet
5 14 (8.05%) Bluetooth
6 11 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (5.17%) GPRS
8 8 (4.60%) GSM
9 5 (2.87%) 3G
9 5 (2.87%) 802.15
10 4 (2.30%) LTE
10 4 (2.30%) LAN
10 4 (2.30%) WAN
11 3 (1.72%) ZigBee
12 2 (1.15%) HSPA
12 2 (1.15%) 4G
12 2 (1.15%) VoLTE
12 2 (1.15%) IPsec
12 2 (1.15%) PSTN
12 2 (1.15%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 30 (17.24%) Subversion
2 20 (11.49%) ClearCase
3 16 (9.20%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.60%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.30%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.30%) LabVIEW
6 4 (2.30%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.15%) Valgrind
8 2 (1.15%) JIRA
8 2 (1.15%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.15%) PVCS
9 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.57%) CodeWarrior
9 1 (0.57%) Maven
9 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.57%) Hudson
9 1 (0.57%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 75 (43.10%) Electronics
2 24 (13.79%) Military
3 11 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.32%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.75%) Automotive
4 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.87%) Avionics
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) French Language
6 4 (2.30%) Finance
7 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 75 (43.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (12.07%) Developer
4 18 (10.34%) Junior
5 15 (8.62%) Firmware Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Junior Software Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Junior Developer
8 9 (5.17%) Embedded Software Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Junior Software Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Project Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (2.30%) Embedded C Engineer
12 4 (2.30%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (2.30%) Lead Developer
13 3 (1.72%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) .NET
2 15 (8.62%) MFC
3 14 (8.05%) Middleware
4 8 (4.60%) Qt
5 7 (4.02%) HTML
6 5 (2.87%) JSF
7 4 (2.30%) WinForms
7 4 (2.30%) WCF
7 4 (2.30%) WPF
7 4 (2.30%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.15%) Web Services
8 2 (1.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) JFace
9 1 (0.57%) JPA
9 1 (0.57%) Spring
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.57%) POSIX
9 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 43 (24.71%) Embedded Systems
3 38 (21.84%) Firmware
4 10 (5.75%) VHDL
5 9 (5.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (5.17%) Physics
6 8 (4.60%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.02%) Device Driver
7 7 (4.02%) Home Automation
8 5 (2.87%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.87%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.30%) DTV
9 4 (2.30%) Handset
10 3 (1.72%) Wiki
10 3 (1.72%) Blog
11 2 (1.15%) IPTV
11 2 (1.15%) Open Source
11 2 (1.15%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.06%) Linux
2 18 (10.34%) Windows
3 13 (7.47%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.32%) Android
4 11 (6.32%) UNIX
5 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.87%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (71.84%) Software Engineering
2 41 (23.56%) OO
3 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
4 30 (17.24%) UML
5 26 (14.94%) OOD
6 21 (12.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (8.62%) Video Processing
8 13 (7.47%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.90%) Software Architecture
10 11 (6.32%) Image Processing
10 11 (6.32%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.75%) Integration Testing
11 10 (5.75%) Validation
11 10 (5.75%) Scrum
12 9 (5.17%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.02%) Project Management
14 7 (4.02%) Requirements Management
15 6 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 140 (80.46%) C
2 135 (77.59%) C++
3 56 (32.18%) C#
4 37 (21.26%) Assembly Language
5 33 (18.97%) Embedded C
6 25 (14.37%) Java
7 18 (10.34%) Embedded C++
8 14 (8.05%) Python
9 11 (6.32%) SQL
10 8 (4.60%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.45%) Ada
11 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.87%) C-shell
13 4 (2.30%) Fortran
14 3 (1.72%) VC++
15 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.57%) Perl
16 1 (0.57%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 70 (40.23%) Degree
2 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) PhD
5 3 (1.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) JTAG
2 3 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.57%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (4.02%) EMC
1 7 (4.02%) NEC
2 6 (3.45%) Xilinx
2 6 (3.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 5 (2.87%) QNX
4 3 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.15%) CA
5 2 (1.15%) Perforce
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) Sencha
6 1 (0.57%) Renesas
6 1 (0.57%) Huawei
6 1 (0.57%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe
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