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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 823 828 804
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 76 104 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.088% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 84 67
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,750 £45,000
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
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 April 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 +4 74 £42,500 +6.25% 27
London +19 17 £42,500 +32.81% 5
South East -11 12 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East of England +16 11 £85,000 +112.50% 6
South West -17 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £85,000 +142.85%
Cambridge +15 7 £85,000 +70.00%
Wiltshire +6 7 - -
West Midlands -25 7 £35,000 -3.44% 2
North West - 7 £47,500 - 1
Malmesbury - 7 - -
Durham +2 6 £35,000 -
North East -1 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire 0 5 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Worcestershire -4 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
City of London - 4 £42,000 - 3
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Essex +4 3 £40,000 - 2
Uxbridge -1 3 £40,000 +25.00%
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 -
Fareham - 3 £26,000 -
Yorkshire +17 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Middlesex -1 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £50,000 -
Redditch - 2 £30,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 121 (81.76%) C++
2 111 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 100 (67.57%) C
4 51 (34.46%) Degree
5 46 (31.08%) Electronics
6 43 (29.05%) UML
7 35 (23.65%) Firmware
7 35 (23.65%) Linux
7 35 (23.65%) Embedded C
8 33 (22.30%) OO
9 31 (20.95%) Embedded C++
10 24 (16.22%) Assembly Language
10 24 (16.22%) OOD
10 24 (16.22%) Computer Science
11 21 (14.19%) Signal Processing
12 20 (13.51%) Qt
12 20 (13.51%) Mathematics
12 20 (13.51%) Physics
13 19 (12.84%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (12.84%) Algorithms
13 19 (12.84%) Project Management
14 18 (12.16%) Windows
14 18 (12.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 18 (12.16%) Multithreading
15 17 (11.49%) Java
15 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
15 17 (11.49%) TCP/IP
16 16 (10.81%) UNIX
16 16 (10.81%) Ethernet
17 15 (10.14%) Python

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (6.08%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.81%) Ethernet
3 8 (5.41%) GPRS
4 7 (4.73%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.70%) Wireless
6 3 (2.03%) Internet
6 3 (2.03%) HTTP
7 2 (1.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (1.35%) DVB
7 2 (1.35%) GSM
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
8 1 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) SSL
8 1 (0.68%) RTP
8 1 (0.68%) SS7
8 1 (0.68%) 3G
8 1 (0.68%) Frame Relay
8 1 (0.68%) 2G
8 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) LabVIEW
2 11 (7.43%) Subversion
3 10 (6.76%) Bugzilla
4 9 (6.08%) TortoiseSVN
5 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.38%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.70%) CANoe
8 2 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.68%) GCC
9 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 46 (31.08%) Electronics
2 12 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.76%) Automotive
3 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.41%) Finance
4 8 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Avionics
6 3 (2.03%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (56.76%) Software Engineer
2 61 (41.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Electronics Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) Principal Software Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) Qt
2 9 (6.08%) OpenMP
3 7 (4.73%) .NET
3 7 (4.73%) MFC
3 7 (4.73%) XML
4 3 (2.03%) WPF
4 3 (2.03%) CSS
4 3 (2.03%) HTML
5 2 (1.35%) WebKit
5 2 (1.35%) Middleware
5 2 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (0.68%) GStreamer
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.68%) jQuery
6 1 (0.68%) STL
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) Ajax
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 20 (13.51%) Physics
3 19 (12.84%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (12.84%) Algorithms
4 18 (12.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (7.43%) VHDL
5 11 (7.43%) Verilog
6 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.08%) Data Structures
7 9 (6.08%) SystemC
8 8 (5.41%) Device Driver
9 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.03%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.03%) DTV
11 2 (1.35%) GIS
11 2 (1.35%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.35%) Open Source
12 1 (0.68%) CUDA
12 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Linux
2 18 (12.16%) Windows
3 16 (10.81%) UNIX
4 10 (6.76%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.38%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.03%) Android
7 2 (1.35%) Tizen
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (29.05%) UML
3 33 (22.30%) OO
4 24 (16.22%) OOD
5 21 (14.19%) Signal Processing
6 19 (12.84%) Project Management
7 18 (12.16%) Multithreading
8 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.08%) Scrum
10 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.08%) Memory Management
11 7 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.05%) Digital Signal Processing
12 6 (4.05%) Use Case
12 6 (4.05%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.38%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.38%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (81.76%) C++
2 100 (67.57%) C
3 35 (23.65%) Embedded C
4 31 (20.95%) Embedded C++
5 24 (16.22%) Assembly Language
6 17 (11.49%) Java
7 15 (10.14%) Python
8 14 (9.46%) MATLAB
9 12 (8.11%) C#
10 9 (6.08%) Fortran
10 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) VC++
12 1 (0.68%) XAML
12 1 (0.68%) AWK
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (34.46%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.41%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (4.73%) HND
5 6 (4.05%) HNC
6 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.35%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.68%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.68%) DO-254
System Software
1 35 (23.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.76%) Renesas
2 4 (2.70%) BT
2 4 (2.70%) MKS
2 4 (2.70%) Green Hills
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) Atmel
3 3 (2.03%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.35%) Intel
5 1 (0.68%) Freescale
5 1 (0.68%) Altera
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) EMC
London
HP
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Posted: 18 hours ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependent upon qualifications and ex
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lymington
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Posted: 25 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago