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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Software Development
Rank 861 882 912
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 65 76 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.071% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.082% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 59 54 75
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,200 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £87,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
86678 92333 100261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72146 75008 81488
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Embedded Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 53 £40,000 -5.32% 15
East of England +36 14 £40,000 -52.94% 8
South East +17 14 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Scotland +4 10 £47,500 -13.63%
London -6 9 £27,500 -63.33% 2
Edinburgh - 8 £47,500 -
Hampshire +18 7 £40,000 +36.75% 2
East Midlands +16 7 £37,500 -46.42%
Bedfordshire - 6 £35,000 - 3
South West +4 5 £42,500 +21.42%
West Midlands -21 5 £44,000 +21.37%
Bedford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +26 4 £30,000 -29.41%
North West +14 4 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £44,000 -
Cheshire +29 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Milton Keynes +27 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Hertfordshire +22 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Leicestershire +8 3 £40,000 -42.85%
Southampton +5 3 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £45,000 -47.05% 3
Loughborough -9 3 £40,000 -42.85%
Northampton - 3 £30,000 -
Devon - 3 £57,500 -
Warrington +11 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Watford +8 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Essex +6 2 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Ely - 2 - -
Gosport - 2 £37,500 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 91 (75.83%) C++
2 83 (69.17%) C
3 77 (64.17%) Software Engineering
4 65 (54.17%) Linux
5 57 (47.50%) Electronics
6 49 (40.83%) Degree
7 37 (30.83%) OO
8 32 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
9 31 (25.83%) Embedded C
10 30 (25.00%) C#
11 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
13 25 (20.83%) Windows
14 23 (19.17%) UML
15 22 (18.33%) Java
16 20 (16.67%) Embedded C++
17 19 (15.83%) OOD
17 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (15.00%) Android
18 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
19 17 (14.17%) Firmware
19 17 (14.17%) Scrum
19 17 (14.17%) Software Testing
20 15 (12.50%) Test Automation
20 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
21 14 (11.67%) HNC
21 14 (11.67%) HND
21 14 (11.67%) ISO 9001
21 14 (11.67%) Windows CE
21 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.83%) MQTT
3 9 (7.50%) Internet
3 9 (7.50%) RS-232
4 7 (5.83%) ZigBee
5 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.33%) HTTP
5 4 (3.33%) RS-485
6 3 (2.50%) Modbus
7 2 (1.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) 802.15
8 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.83%) Broadband
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.17%) LabVIEW
5 4 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
7 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 57 (47.50%) Electronics
2 12 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.67%) Automotive
5 5 (4.17%) Finance
6 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.50%) Avionics
8 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Military
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 58 (48.33%) Software Engineer
2 46 (38.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 35 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
4 29 (24.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 15 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
6 15 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Design Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Junior
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) RESTful
3 2 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) DirectX
3 2 (1.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.67%) MFC
3 2 (1.67%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.67%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (1.67%) Wayland
3 2 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.83%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
5 9 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (6.67%) Internet of Things
7 6 (5.00%) VHDL
8 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.17%) Robotics
9 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.50%) ASIC
11 2 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.67%) CPLD
11 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.67%) DTV
11 2 (1.67%) EMV
11 2 (1.67%) Physics
12 1 (0.83%) Contactless
12 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (54.17%) Linux
2 32 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 25 (20.83%) Windows
4 18 (15.00%) Android
5 14 (11.67%) Windows CE
6 9 (7.50%) VxWorks
7 8 (6.67%) Unix
8 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.83%) LynxOS
9 1 (0.83%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (64.17%) Software Engineering
2 37 (30.83%) OO
3 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.17%) UML
5 19 (15.83%) OOD
6 17 (14.17%) Scrum
6 17 (14.17%) Software Testing
7 15 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.83%) Pair Programming
9 13 (10.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (10.00%) Multithreading
11 11 (9.17%) Project Management
12 9 (7.50%) Line Management
13 8 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 7 (5.83%) OpenUP
15 6 (5.00%) Front End Development
15 6 (5.00%) SDLC
15 6 (5.00%) Signal Processing
16 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (75.83%) C++
2 83 (69.17%) C
3 31 (25.83%) Embedded C
4 30 (25.00%) C#
5 22 (18.33%) Java
6 20 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.17%) MATLAB
9 9 (7.50%) Python
10 6 (5.00%) Assembly Language
11 4 (3.33%) SQL
12 2 (1.67%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (40.83%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) HNC
2 14 (11.67%) HND
3 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.17%) MISRA
3 4 (3.33%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.67%) JTAG
5 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.83%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) IBM
2 4 (3.33%) QNX
2 4 (3.33%) Renesas
3 3 (2.50%) EMC
4 2 (1.67%) Borland
4 2 (1.67%) Intel
4 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Atmel
5 1 (0.83%) Gemalto
5 1 (0.83%) Ingenico
5 1 (0.83%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.83%) Telelogic
5 1 (0.83%) Twitter
5 1 (0.83%) VeriFone
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