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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 803 809 764
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 78 83 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 80
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 74 £42,500 +8.97% 36
London +29 21 £42,000 -1.17% 1
South East -15 15 £47,500 +8.57% 18
South West -4 13 £43,750 - 3
West Midlands -10 11 £38,500 +0.98% 1
East of England -24 8 £48,750 +21.87% 9
Hampshire -4 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 6 £67,500 +80.00% 5
Uxbridge - 6 £40,000 -
Fareham - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridge -7 5 £85,000 +112.50% 5
Surrey -7 5 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Scotland +12 4 £30,000 -18.91%
Guildford +9 4 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Coventry -20 4 £38,500 -6.66%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
North West - 4 £47,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,250 -
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +26 2 £42,999 +7.49% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £32,500 -35.00%
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Dorset -29 2 £43,750 - 1
Devon - 2 £43,250 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £42,999 -
Norfolk - 2 £31,000 -
Redditch - 2 £30,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 142 (78.89%) C++
2 130 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 106 (58.89%) C
4 93 (51.67%) Degree
5 84 (46.67%) Electronics
6 54 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 46 (25.56%) OO
8 44 (24.44%) Mathematics
8 44 (24.44%) Physics
9 43 (23.89%) Linux
10 39 (21.67%) UML
11 31 (17.22%) Firmware
12 30 (16.67%) OOD
13 29 (16.11%) Embedded C
13 29 (16.11%) Project Management
13 29 (16.11%) Embedded Systems
14 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
15 25 (13.89%) Algorithms
16 24 (13.33%) C#
16 24 (13.33%) Signal Processing
17 23 (12.78%) JavaScript
17 23 (12.78%) Windows
18 22 (12.22%) Embedded C++
19 21 (11.67%) MATLAB
19 21 (11.67%) Java
19 21 (11.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 20 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (11.11%) HTML
20 20 (11.11%) Simulink
21 19 (10.56%) Configuration Management

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (3.89%) Node.js
2 2 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Simulink
2 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.22%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.22%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.78%) HTTP
3 10 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 9 (5.00%) GPRS
4 9 (5.00%) DVB
5 4 (2.22%) Wireless
6 3 (1.67%) WAN
6 3 (1.67%) GSM
6 3 (1.67%) LAN
7 2 (1.11%) 3G
8 1 (0.56%) Frame Relay
8 1 (0.56%) 2G
8 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.56%) NFC
8 1 (0.56%) LTE
8 1 (0.56%) 4G
8 1 (0.56%) Multicast
8 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.56%) PSTN
8 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Subversion
2 13 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.67%) LabVIEW
4 11 (6.11%) ClearCase
5 7 (3.89%) Bugzilla
5 7 (3.89%) TortoiseSVN
6 6 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.11%) PVCS
8 2 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.56%) JIRA
9 1 (0.56%) GCC
9 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 84 (46.67%) Electronics
2 13 (7.22%) Automotive
3 12 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 9 (5.00%) Military
5 7 (3.89%) Finance
6 6 (3.33%) French Language
7 4 (2.22%) Back Office
8 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Avionics
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (58.89%) Software Engineer
2 60 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 22 (12.22%) Developer
4 19 (10.56%) Software Developer
5 18 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Embedded C Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.89%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (3.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
13 5 (2.78%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.11%) HTML
2 19 (10.56%) CSS
3 11 (6.11%) HTML5
3 11 (6.11%) Qt
4 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.44%) .NET
4 8 (4.44%) XML
4 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.89%) OpenMP
5 7 (3.89%) MFC
6 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.33%) jQuery
6 6 (3.33%) REST
6 6 (3.33%) WebKit
6 6 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (2.78%) OpenCL
7 5 (2.78%) DirectCompute
8 3 (1.67%) WPF
8 3 (1.67%) Web Services
9 2 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 44 (24.44%) Mathematics
2 44 (24.44%) Physics
3 29 (16.11%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (13.89%) Algorithms
5 21 (11.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (8.33%) VHDL
6 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (6.11%) Device Driver
8 9 (5.00%) DTV
9 8 (4.44%) Verilog
10 7 (3.89%) Interactive TV
10 7 (3.89%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.89%) SystemC
11 6 (3.33%) Open Source
12 5 (2.78%) CUDA
13 4 (2.22%) CAN bus
13 4 (2.22%) IPTV
13 4 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.89%) Linux
2 23 (12.78%) Windows
3 14 (7.78%) UNIX
4 13 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.89%) Android
7 6 (3.33%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.11%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (1.11%) Tizen
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 46 (25.56%) OO
3 39 (21.67%) UML
4 30 (16.67%) OOD
5 29 (16.11%) Project Management
6 24 (13.33%) Signal Processing
7 20 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (10.56%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.44%) Multithreading
10 13 (7.22%) Scrum
11 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.11%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.56%) Data Analysis
14 9 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (5.00%) Use Case
15 8 (4.44%) Software Testing
15 8 (4.44%) MVC
15 8 (4.44%) OOP
15 8 (4.44%) Time Management
16 7 (3.89%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (78.89%) C++
2 106 (58.89%) C
3 29 (16.11%) Embedded C
4 24 (13.33%) C#
5 23 (12.78%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.22%) Embedded C++
7 21 (11.67%) Java
7 21 (11.67%) MATLAB
8 15 (8.33%) Python
9 14 (7.78%) Assembly Language
10 8 (4.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.89%) Fortran
12 6 (3.33%) SQL
13 4 (2.22%) VBA
14 2 (1.11%) Perl
14 2 (1.11%) Ruby
15 1 (0.56%) Lua
15 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.56%) AWK
15 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (51.67%) Degree
2 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 8 (4.44%) HND
5 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) VCP4
6 3 (1.67%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) PhD
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 31 (17.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.44%) Xamarin
2 8 (4.44%) Renesas
3 5 (2.78%) Perforce
4 4 (2.22%) Green Hills
4 4 (2.22%) BT
4 4 (2.22%) MKS
4 4 (2.22%) Kony
5 3 (1.67%) Atmel
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Wind River
6 1 (0.56%) EMC
6 1 (0.56%) Freescale
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