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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 793 808 737
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -71
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 103 73 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.082% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 73 59 116
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
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 24 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 24 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 +16 95 £45,000 - 17
South East +6 43 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Middlesex +16 24 £32,500 - 2
South West - 21 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 19 £42,500 - 1
Dorset - 16 £47,500 -
Poole - 15 £47,500 -
East of England -25 13 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £48,750 +5.40% 1
Scotland 0 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridge -4 7 £48,750 +14.70%
Edinburgh -7 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry - 7 £45,000 -
West Sussex -1 6 £52,500 -7.07%
Suffolk - 6 £45,000 - 1
London +9 5 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 5 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottingham +7 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Redditch - 3 £35,000 -
Horsham - 3 £50,000 -
Worthing +4 2 £47,500 -15.92%
Surrey -7 2 £48,000 +24.67% 1
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 125 (72.25%) C++
2 115 (66.47%) C
3 111 (64.16%) Software Engineering
4 99 (57.23%) Degree
5 81 (46.82%) Electronics
6 54 (31.21%) Computer Science
7 46 (26.59%) C#
8 40 (23.12%) Linux
8 40 (23.12%) Embedded Systems
9 38 (21.97%) OO
9 38 (21.97%) TCP/IP
10 36 (20.81%) Firmware
11 34 (19.65%) Physics
12 33 (19.08%) Mathematics
13 29 (16.76%) UML
14 28 (16.18%) Embedded C
15 23 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (12.72%) HTTP
17 21 (12.14%) Assembly Language
17 21 (12.14%) Wireless
17 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
17 21 (12.14%) Security Cleared
18 20 (11.56%) OOD
18 20 (11.56%) .NET
19 19 (10.98%) HTML
19 19 (10.98%) Ethernet
19 19 (10.98%) Embedded C++
19 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (10.98%) Subversion
20 18 (10.40%) JavaScript

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) Simulink
3 6 (3.47%) MS Office
4 5 (2.89%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.89%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.97%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.72%) HTTP
3 21 (12.14%) Wireless
4 19 (10.98%) Ethernet
5 11 (6.36%) GPRS
6 10 (5.78%) DVB
7 9 (5.20%) GSM
8 7 (4.05%) LAN
8 7 (4.05%) WAN
9 5 (2.89%) 802.15
10 3 (1.73%) 3G
10 3 (1.73%) PSTN
11 2 (1.16%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.16%) ZigBee
11 2 (1.16%) Multicast
12 1 (0.58%) HSPA
12 1 (0.58%) LTE
12 1 (0.58%) DLNA
12 1 (0.58%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Subversion
2 16 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.25%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.47%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.89%) VectorCAST
4 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.73%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.16%) PVCS
6 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.58%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.58%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 81 (46.82%) Electronics
2 17 (9.83%) Military
3 16 (9.25%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.67%) French Language
5 11 (6.36%) Back Office
5 11 (6.36%) Finance
6 9 (5.20%) Automotive
7 7 (4.05%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Avionics
9 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (58.96%) Software Engineer
2 59 (34.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (12.14%) Developer
4 17 (9.83%) Software Developer
5 16 (9.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Engineering Manager
7 10 (5.78%) Electronics Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Firmware Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.05%) Junior
10 7 (4.05%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Junior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Embedded Software Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Principal Architect
11 5 (2.89%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.56%) .NET
2 19 (10.98%) HTML
3 17 (9.83%) CSS
4 11 (6.36%) HTML5
5 8 (4.62%) MFC
6 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.47%) Middleware
8 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.89%) Web Services
8 5 (2.89%) jQuery
8 5 (2.89%) REST
8 5 (2.89%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (2.31%) OpenCL
9 4 (2.31%) DirectCompute
9 4 (2.31%) WebKit
9 4 (2.31%) ADO.NET
9 4 (2.31%) WCF
9 4 (2.31%) WPF
9 4 (2.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.21%) Computer Science
2 40 (23.12%) Embedded Systems
3 34 (19.65%) Physics
4 33 (19.08%) Mathematics
5 14 (8.09%) Algorithms
6 11 (6.36%) DTV
7 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.62%) Home Automation
8 8 (4.62%) Interactive TV
8 8 (4.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (4.05%) Device Driver
9 7 (4.05%) VHDL
10 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.47%) Smartcard
11 5 (2.89%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.89%) Open Source
12 4 (2.31%) CUDA
12 4 (2.31%) IPTV
13 3 (1.73%) Handset
14 2 (1.16%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.12%) Linux
2 17 (9.83%) Windows
3 13 (7.51%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.36%) Android
5 10 (5.78%) UNIX
6 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.73%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.73%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.16%) Software Engineering
2 38 (21.97%) OO
3 29 (16.76%) UML
4 23 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
6 20 (11.56%) OOD
7 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.40%) Project Management
9 16 (9.25%) Scrum
9 16 (9.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (8.67%) Software Architecture
11 14 (8.09%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.51%) Software Testing
13 12 (6.94%) Line Management
14 9 (5.20%) Signal Processing
15 8 (4.62%) Time Management
16 7 (4.05%) Integration Testing
16 7 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (4.05%) Multithreading
16 7 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 125 (72.25%) C++
2 115 (66.47%) C
3 46 (26.59%) C#
4 28 (16.18%) Embedded C
5 21 (12.14%) Assembly Language
6 19 (10.98%) Embedded C++
7 18 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (9.25%) SQL
8 16 (9.25%) MATLAB
9 13 (7.51%) Java
10 11 (6.36%) Python
11 5 (2.89%) VBA
12 4 (2.31%) Fortran
13 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.73%) C-shell
14 2 (1.16%) Ruby
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
15 1 (0.58%) PHP
15 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.58%) Ada
Qualifications
1 99 (57.23%) Degree
2 21 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) PhD
4 5 (2.89%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (2.31%) ISEB
5 4 (2.31%) HND
6 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) JTAG
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.62%) EMC
1 8 (4.62%) NEC
2 7 (4.05%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.89%) Perforce
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.31%) Kony
4 4 (2.31%) IBM
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe
5 1 (0.58%) Intel
5 1 (0.58%) QNX
5 1 (0.58%) Wind River
5 1 (0.58%) Sencha
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