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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 802 806 752
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -54
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 102 73 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 121
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 93 £45,000 +2.85% 28
South East +9 41 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Middlesex +11 21 £32,500 - 3
South West - 21 £46,250 - 5
West Midlands - 19 £42,500 - 2
Dorset - 16 £47,500 -
Poole - 15 £47,500 -
East of England -29 14 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Scotland +5 8 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Cambridge -5 8 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 8 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Edinburgh -3 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry - 7 £45,000 -
West Sussex -5 6 £52,500 -7.07% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 - - 2
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Nottingham +6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -2 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London -19 4 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Horsham - 3 £50,000 -
Redditch - 3 £35,000 - 1
Worthing +1 2 £47,500 -15.92% 1
Surrey -18 2 £48,000 +24.67% 1

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 123 (71.93%) C++
2 115 (67.25%) C
3 110 (64.33%) Software Engineering
4 97 (56.73%) Degree
5 80 (46.78%) Electronics
6 51 (29.82%) Computer Science
7 47 (27.49%) C#
8 41 (23.98%) Embedded Systems
9 40 (23.39%) Linux
9 40 (23.39%) OO
10 38 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 36 (21.05%) Firmware
12 30 (17.54%) UML
12 30 (17.54%) Physics
13 29 (16.96%) Mathematics
14 28 (16.37%) Embedded C
15 24 (14.04%) HTTP
16 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (12.87%) Security Cleared
17 22 (12.87%) Configuration Management
18 21 (12.28%) Wireless
18 21 (12.28%) Assembly Language
19 20 (11.70%) OOD
19 20 (11.70%) .NET
20 19 (11.11%) Ethernet
20 19 (11.11%) Embedded C++
20 19 (11.11%) Project Management
20 19 (11.11%) Military
20 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
20 19 (11.11%) Subversion

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) Simulink
3 7 (4.09%) MS Office
4 5 (2.92%) TargetLink
4 5 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.04%) HTTP
3 21 (12.28%) Wireless
4 19 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 11 (6.43%) GPRS
6 9 (5.26%) DVB
6 9 (5.26%) GSM
7 7 (4.09%) LAN
7 7 (4.09%) WAN
8 5 (2.92%) 802.15
9 3 (1.75%) 3G
9 3 (1.75%) PSTN
10 2 (1.17%) Multicast
10 2 (1.17%) ZigBee
10 2 (1.17%) Bluetooth
10 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.58%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.58%) Internet
11 1 (0.58%) UPnP
11 1 (0.58%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Subversion
2 16 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.36%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.51%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.92%) VectorCAST
5 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.17%) PVCS
7 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.58%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 80 (46.78%) Electronics
2 19 (11.11%) Military
3 16 (9.36%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.77%) French Language
5 11 (6.43%) Finance
5 11 (6.43%) Back Office
6 9 (5.26%) Automotive
7 7 (4.09%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.17%) Avionics
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (59.06%) Software Engineer
2 58 (33.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (12.28%) Developer
4 17 (9.94%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (9.94%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Engineering Manager
6 10 (5.85%) Electronics Engineer
7 9 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Junior
9 7 (4.09%) Embedded Software Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Software Architect
11 5 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.70%) .NET
2 17 (9.94%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) CSS
4 9 (5.26%) HTML5
5 8 (4.68%) MFC
6 7 (4.09%) Middleware
6 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.92%) Web Services
7 5 (2.92%) jQuery
7 5 (2.92%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.92%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (2.92%) REST
8 4 (2.34%) OpenCL
8 4 (2.34%) DirectCompute
8 4 (2.34%) WCF
8 4 (2.34%) WPF
8 4 (2.34%) ADO.NET
8 4 (2.34%) WinForms
9 3 (1.75%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 51 (29.82%) Computer Science
2 41 (23.98%) Embedded Systems
3 30 (17.54%) Physics
4 29 (16.96%) Mathematics
5 14 (8.19%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.85%) DTV
7 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.68%) Home Automation
8 8 (4.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (4.68%) Device Driver
9 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
9 7 (4.09%) VHDL
9 7 (4.09%) Interactive TV
10 6 (3.51%) Smartcard
11 5 (2.92%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.34%) Open Source
12 4 (2.34%) CUDA
12 4 (2.34%) IPTV
13 3 (1.75%) Handset
14 2 (1.17%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Linux
2 18 (10.53%) Windows
3 13 (7.60%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.43%) Android
5 9 (5.26%) UNIX
6 7 (4.09%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.75%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.75%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.75%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (64.33%) Software Engineering
2 40 (23.39%) OO
3 30 (17.54%) UML
4 23 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.87%) Configuration Management
6 20 (11.70%) OOD
7 19 (11.11%) Project Management
7 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (9.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (8.77%) Scrum
9 15 (8.77%) Software Architecture
9 15 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.19%) Software Testing
11 12 (7.02%) Line Management
12 9 (5.26%) Signal Processing
13 8 (4.68%) Integration Testing
13 8 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.68%) Time Management
14 7 (4.09%) MVC
14 7 (4.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 123 (71.93%) C++
2 115 (67.25%) C
3 47 (27.49%) C#
4 28 (16.37%) Embedded C
5 21 (12.28%) Assembly Language
6 19 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 16 (9.36%) MATLAB
7 16 (9.36%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.36%) SQL
8 13 (7.60%) Java
9 11 (6.43%) Python
10 5 (2.92%) VBA
11 4 (2.34%) Fortran
12 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.75%) C-shell
13 2 (1.17%) Ruby
13 2 (1.17%) Perl
13 2 (1.17%) Ada
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (56.73%) Degree
2 22 (12.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.51%) PhD
4 5 (2.92%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (2.34%) HND
5 4 (2.34%) ISEB
6 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) JTAG
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
System Software
1 36 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.68%) EMC
1 8 (4.68%) NEC
2 7 (4.09%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.34%) Kony
4 4 (2.34%) Perforce
4 4 (2.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.17%) QNX
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Intel
6 1 (0.58%) Sencha
6 1 (0.58%) Wind River
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