The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 711 724 711
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 185 192 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 163 168 165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the UK.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 within the UK.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +18 176 £40,000 - 69
South East +8 50 £43,750 +9.37% 15
East of England +18 35 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East Midlands +9 29 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Hampshire +34 19 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Yorkshire +18 19 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 19 £46,250 -2.63% 14
Derbyshire -9 18 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -13 18 £30,500 -18.66% 2
Derby +9 16 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West 0 13 £40,000 -8.04% 8
Berkshire +15 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Worcestershire +5 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +2 12 £50,000 +14.28% 3
London +31 11 £40,000 +15.10% 2
South Yorkshire +15 11 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Barnsley - 11 £36,000 - 1
Cambridge +5 9 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Sussex +13 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Redditch -3 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -12 8 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Watford - 8 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £40,000 - 2
Newbury - 8 £32,500 -
Havant - 7 £50,000 -
Brighton +13 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North Yorkshire +5 6 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Nottinghamshire -12 6 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Coventry - 6 £32,750 - 1
Fareham - 6 £42,500 -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 378 (97.93%) Software Engineering
2 319 (82.64%) C
3 314 (81.35%) C++
4 179 (46.37%) Embedded C
5 171 (44.30%) Linux
6 162 (41.97%) Embedded C++
7 99 (25.65%) Firmware
8 87 (22.54%) Electronics
9 86 (22.28%) Degree
10 84 (21.76%) Automotive
11 74 (19.17%) Windows
12 63 (16.32%) UML
13 62 (16.06%) C#
14 57 (14.77%) Embedded Software Development
15 55 (14.25%) Assembly Language
16 54 (13.99%) Ethernet
17 48 (12.44%) MATLAB
18 45 (11.66%) Embedded Linux
19 44 (11.40%) Embedded Systems
19 44 (11.40%) Simulink
20 40 (10.36%) OO
21 37 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (9.59%) Python
22 35 (9.07%) Device Driver
22 35 (9.07%) TargetLink
23 34 (8.81%) Computer Science
23 34 (8.81%) TCP/IP
24 32 (8.29%) Wireless
25 31 (8.03%) Manufacturing
26 30 (7.77%) OOD

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 44 (11.40%) Simulink
2 35 (9.07%) TargetLink
3 3 (0.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.99%) Ethernet
2 34 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 32 (8.29%) Wireless
4 23 (5.96%) Profibus
5 18 (4.66%) Bluetooth
6 12 (3.11%) Modbus
7 11 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (2.85%) VoIP
8 10 (2.59%) ZigBee
9 9 (2.33%) Internet
10 7 (1.81%) RTP
11 6 (1.55%) Q.931
11 6 (1.55%) IGMP
11 6 (1.55%) VLAN
11 6 (1.55%) GSM
11 6 (1.55%) RTCP
11 6 (1.55%) DHCP
11 6 (1.55%) HTTP
11 6 (1.55%) SNMP
12 4 (1.04%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.78%) MySQL
2 2 (0.52%) SQLite
2 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.22%) Subversion
2 17 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.33%) VectorCAST
3 9 (2.33%) CANoe
4 8 (2.07%) JIRA
4 8 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.81%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.55%) LabVIEW
7 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.30%) GCC
8 3 (0.78%) GDB
9 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.52%) PVCS
9 2 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.26%) Redmine
10 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) Emacs
10 1 (0.26%) jEdit
General
1 87 (22.54%) Electronics
2 84 (21.76%) Automotive
3 31 (8.03%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.66%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.78%) Finance
7 3 (0.78%) Military
7 3 (0.78%) Avionics
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.70%) .NET
2 13 (3.37%) XML
3 11 (2.85%) MFC
4 10 (2.59%) Qt
5 7 (1.81%) Middleware
6 6 (1.55%) FreeSWITCH
7 5 (1.30%) HTML
8 3 (0.78%) Web Services
8 3 (0.78%) Flash
8 3 (0.78%) CGI
8 3 (0.78%) Ajax
8 3 (0.78%) jQuery
9 2 (0.52%) QML
9 2 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.52%) Flask
9 2 (0.52%) Bottle
10 1 (0.26%) GStreamer
10 1 (0.26%) OpenCL
10 1 (0.26%) JSF
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.40%) Embedded Systems
2 35 (9.07%) Device Driver
3 34 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.25%) Algorithms
5 26 (6.74%) Telematics
6 25 (6.48%) CAN bus
7 14 (3.63%) Physics
7 14 (3.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (3.11%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.07%) GIS
10 7 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.78%) SCADA
12 3 (0.78%) DTV
13 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.52%) Robotics
14 1 (0.26%) Mechatronics
14 1 (0.26%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 171 (44.30%) Linux
2 74 (19.17%) Windows
3 45 (11.66%) Embedded Linux
4 20 (5.18%) Android
5 13 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.33%) VxWorks
7 6 (1.55%) Nucleus RTOS
8 5 (1.30%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.78%) UNIX
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (97.93%) Software Engineering
2 63 (16.32%) UML
3 57 (14.77%) Embedded Software Development
4 40 (10.36%) OO
5 37 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.77%) OOD
7 14 (3.63%) SDLC
8 12 (3.11%) Signal Processing
8 12 (3.11%) Time Management
9 10 (2.59%) Multithreading
9 10 (2.59%) Software Testing
9 10 (2.59%) Project Management
10 9 (2.33%) Project Planning
11 8 (2.07%) Software Architecture
12 7 (1.81%) Change Control
12 7 (1.81%) Configuration Management
12 7 (1.81%) TDD
13 6 (1.55%) Scrum
13 6 (1.55%) Waterfall
13 6 (1.55%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 319 (82.64%) C
2 314 (81.35%) C++
3 179 (46.37%) Embedded C
4 162 (41.97%) Embedded C++
5 62 (16.06%) C#
6 55 (14.25%) Assembly Language
7 48 (12.44%) MATLAB
8 37 (9.59%) Python
9 28 (7.25%) Java
10 27 (6.99%) ANSI C
11 16 (4.15%) Perl
12 14 (3.63%) VB
13 12 (3.11%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.33%) SQL
15 6 (1.55%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.78%) PHP
16 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.78%) C-shell
16 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.52%) Lua
Qualifications
1 86 (22.28%) Degree
2 24 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) PhD
4 3 (0.78%) HNC
4 3 (0.78%) HND
5 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.07%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.30%) JTAG
3 4 (1.04%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.78%) TickIT
4 3 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 99 (25.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (5.18%) Renesas
2 11 (2.85%) Intel
3 9 (2.33%) MKS
3 9 (2.33%) Fujitsu
4 7 (1.81%) QNX
5 6 (1.55%) IBM
6 4 (1.04%) Atmel
7 3 (0.78%) Freescale
7 3 (0.78%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.52%) EMC
8 2 (0.52%) Motorola
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) Google
9 1 (0.26%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.26%) Lauterbach
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