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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 814 800 737
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -63
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 73 73 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.085% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 126
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -19 69 £42,000 -6.66% 16
South East -22 26 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South West - 16 £47,500 - 4
Dorset - 14 £47,500 - 3
Poole - 13 £47,500 - 3
East of England -44 10 £48,750 +14.70% 1
West Midlands - 10 £40,000 -
Middlesex +6 8 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex -8 8 £52,500 -7.07%
East Midlands -10 8 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £35,000 -3.44%
Nottingham +2 7 £35,000 -3.44%
Cambridge -9 6 £50,000 +21.21%
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £50,000 +17.64%
London -12 5 £36,000 -33.94%
Worthing -3 4 £40,000 -29.20%
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 - 3
Worcestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Redditch - 4 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £35,000 -
Horsham - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland -13 3 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -5 2 £45,000 +18.42%
Edinburgh -11 2 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Hertfordshire -15 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £50,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 132 (79.04%) C
2 125 (74.85%) C++
3 116 (69.46%) Software Engineering
4 89 (53.29%) Degree
5 70 (41.92%) Electronics
6 52 (31.14%) C#
7 50 (29.94%) Computer Science
8 45 (26.95%) TCP/IP
9 44 (26.35%) Linux
9 44 (26.35%) OO
10 43 (25.75%) Embedded Systems
11 37 (22.16%) Firmware
12 33 (19.76%) UML
13 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
13 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
14 29 (17.37%) Assembly Language
15 27 (16.17%) Military
16 26 (15.57%) HTTP
16 26 (15.57%) OOD
17 25 (14.97%) Embedded C
18 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (14.37%) Subversion
19 22 (13.17%) ClearCase
19 22 (13.17%) Requirements Analysis
20 21 (12.57%) Wireless
21 19 (11.38%) Windows
22 18 (10.78%) .NET
23 17 (10.18%) Java
23 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
24 16 (9.58%) Physics

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (1.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) Simulink
3 3 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.80%) TargetLink
4 2 (1.20%) Doxygen
4 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.95%) TCP/IP
2 26 (15.57%) HTTP
3 21 (12.57%) Wireless
4 15 (8.98%) Ethernet
5 11 (6.59%) GPRS
6 8 (4.79%) GSM
7 5 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.99%) Bluetooth
7 5 (2.99%) 802.15
7 5 (2.99%) LAN
7 5 (2.99%) WAN
8 4 (2.40%) 3G
9 3 (1.80%) PSTN
9 3 (1.80%) ZigBee
10 2 (1.20%) LTE
10 2 (1.20%) DVB
11 1 (0.60%) IPsec
11 1 (0.60%) Broadband
11 1 (0.60%) 802.11
11 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.60%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 24 (14.37%) Subversion
2 22 (13.17%) ClearCase
3 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.79%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.99%) VectorCAST
6 4 (2.40%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.40%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.60%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.60%) Hudson
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 70 (41.92%) Electronics
2 27 (16.17%) Military
3 14 (8.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.19%) French Language
5 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.99%) Finance
5 10 (5.99%) Aerospace
6 9 (5.39%) Back Office
7 8 (4.79%) Automotive
8 6 (3.59%) Avionics
9 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (66.47%) Software Engineer
2 69 (41.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (13.77%) Developer
4 16 (9.58%) Software Developer
5 15 (8.98%) Junior
5 15 (8.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (7.78%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Embedded Software Developer
8 10 (5.99%) Firmware Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Engineering Manager
8 10 (5.99%) Junior Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Junior Software Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Project Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.59%) Development Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.40%) Architect
13 4 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.78%) .NET
2 13 (7.78%) Middleware
3 9 (5.39%) MFC
4 6 (3.59%) HTML
5 5 (2.99%) JSF
6 4 (2.40%) WCF
6 4 (2.40%) WPF
6 4 (2.40%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.40%) WinForms
7 3 (1.80%) CSS
7 3 (1.80%) Web Services
8 2 (1.20%) HTML5
8 2 (1.20%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.20%) REST
8 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.20%) jQuery
8 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.94%) Computer Science
2 43 (25.75%) Embedded Systems
3 37 (22.16%) Firmware
4 16 (9.58%) Physics
5 15 (8.98%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.79%) Device Driver
7 8 (4.79%) Home Automation
8 6 (3.59%) DTV
9 5 (2.99%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (2.40%) Smartcard
10 4 (2.40%) VHDL
11 3 (1.80%) Handset
11 3 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.80%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.20%) Open Source
12 2 (1.20%) IPTV
13 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.60%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.35%) Linux
2 19 (11.38%) Windows
3 14 (8.38%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (5.39%) Android
5 7 (4.19%) VxWorks
5 7 (4.19%) UNIX
5 7 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (69.46%) Software Engineering
2 44 (26.35%) OO
3 33 (19.76%) UML
4 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
5 26 (15.57%) OOD
6 24 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (13.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (8.38%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.38%) Software Testing
9 14 (8.38%) Software Architecture
9 14 (8.38%) Project Management
10 13 (7.78%) Scrum
11 12 (7.19%) Integration Testing
12 10 (5.99%) Line Management
13 9 (5.39%) Validation
13 9 (5.39%) Video Processing
13 9 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.39%) Multithreading
14 7 (4.19%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (79.04%) C
2 125 (74.85%) C++
3 52 (31.14%) C#
4 29 (17.37%) Assembly Language
5 25 (14.97%) Embedded C
6 17 (10.18%) Java
7 14 (8.38%) Embedded C++
8 13 (7.78%) SQL
9 12 (7.19%) Python
9 12 (7.19%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.59%) Ada
11 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.99%) C-shell
12 4 (2.40%) Fortran
13 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.80%) VBA
14 2 (1.20%) Perl
15 1 (0.60%) Tcl
15 1 (0.60%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (53.29%) Degree
2 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) PhD
3 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) JTAG
2 6 (3.59%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (4.79%) EMC
1 8 (4.79%) NEC
2 4 (2.40%) IBM
2 4 (2.40%) QNX
3 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.60%) CA
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco
4 1 (0.60%) Intel
4 1 (0.60%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.60%) Huawei
4 1 (0.60%) Wind River
4 1 (0.60%) Renesas
4 1 (0.60%) Sencha
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