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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 721 664 621
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 176 205 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 151 179 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014 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 2 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 -50 155 £40,000 - 51
East of England -21 36 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South East -30 32 £45,000 - 11
West Midlands -2 31 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £50,000 +3.09% 11
Cambridge -12 21 £47,500 -2.06% 8
East Midlands +11 19 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Staffordshire - 16 £37,500 - 1
Wales +15 14 £30,250 -28.82% 2
South West -42 13 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire -42 12 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Powys - 12 - - 1
Mid Wales - 12 - - 1
London -19 11 £32,000 -24.70%
South Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Sheffield - 10 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -33 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Nottingham +12 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire -6 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Lichfield - 8 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -17 7 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £35,000 -
Redditch - 7 £35,000 -
Kent -11 6 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £32,750 -
Tewkesbury - 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex -23 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Derby - 5 £40,000 -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 353 (95.41%) Software Engineering
2 338 (91.35%) C
3 291 (78.65%) C++
4 158 (42.70%) Degree
5 137 (37.03%) Linux
6 129 (34.86%) Electronics
7 128 (34.59%) Embedded C
8 100 (27.03%) Embedded C++
9 76 (20.54%) UML
10 75 (20.27%) C#
11 67 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (17.30%) Embedded Linux
12 64 (17.30%) Windows
13 63 (17.03%) Python
14 61 (16.49%) Embedded Software Development
15 54 (14.59%) Embedded Systems
15 54 (14.59%) TCP/IP
15 54 (14.59%) Firmware
16 50 (13.51%) Computer Science
17 43 (11.62%) Assembly Language
18 41 (11.08%) Wireless
19 37 (10.00%) Automotive
19 37 (10.00%) Algorithms
20 35 (9.46%) Multithreading
21 34 (9.19%) Ethernet
21 34 (9.19%) .NET
22 33 (8.92%) OO
23 32 (8.65%) Java
24 30 (8.11%) Unit Testing
24 30 (8.11%) Analytical Skills

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Simulink
2 15 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.05%) TargetLink
3 11 (2.97%) Stateflow
3 11 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.59%) TCP/IP
2 41 (11.08%) Wireless
3 34 (9.19%) Ethernet
4 26 (7.03%) GSM
5 24 (6.49%) GPRS
6 19 (5.14%) Bluetooth
7 17 (4.59%) SSL
7 17 (4.59%) ZigBee
8 14 (3.78%) FTP
9 11 (2.97%) RTP
10 10 (2.70%) Broadband
11 9 (2.43%) 802.15
11 9 (2.43%) Network Security
12 4 (1.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (1.08%) DVB
12 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.08%) HTTP
13 3 (0.81%) IPv6
13 3 (0.81%) Internet
13 3 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (5.14%) Subversion
2 15 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.24%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (1.89%) VectorCAST
4 7 (1.89%) LabVIEW
5 5 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.81%) JIRA
6 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.54%) PVCS
8 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.27%) GDB
8 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 129 (34.86%) Electronics
2 37 (10.00%) Automotive
3 19 (5.14%) Manufacturing
3 19 (5.14%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.51%) Multimedia
5 11 (2.97%) Retail
6 7 (1.89%) Marketing
6 7 (1.89%) Finance
7 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.81%) French Language
8 3 (0.81%) German Language
8 3 (0.81%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.19%) .NET
2 21 (5.68%) XML
3 17 (4.59%) Middleware
4 14 (3.78%) MFC
5 10 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.43%) RESTful
7 8 (2.16%) JSON
8 7 (1.89%) HTML
9 6 (1.62%) Qt
10 5 (1.35%) OpenGL
11 4 (1.08%) WinForms
11 4 (1.08%) POSIX
11 4 (1.08%) Direct3D
12 2 (0.54%) WebRTC
12 2 (0.54%) WPF
12 2 (0.54%) GTK+
12 2 (0.54%) HTML5
12 2 (0.54%) FreeSWITCH
12 2 (0.54%) Flash
13 1 (0.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.59%) Embedded Systems
2 50 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 37 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (7.30%) Device Driver
6 12 (3.24%) Streaming Video
6 12 (3.24%) EMV
7 11 (2.97%) VHDL
7 11 (2.97%) MPEG
7 11 (2.97%) Physics
8 9 (2.43%) Digital Media
8 9 (2.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.16%) IPTV
9 8 (2.16%) STB
9 8 (2.16%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.16%) Home Automation
10 7 (1.89%) CAN bus
11 6 (1.62%) Open Source
11 6 (1.62%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 137 (37.03%) Linux
2 64 (17.30%) Embedded Linux
2 64 (17.30%) Windows
3 25 (6.76%) Android
4 10 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.43%) Mac OS
6 8 (2.16%) Windows CE
7 6 (1.62%) VxWorks
8 4 (1.08%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.54%) UNIX
9 2 (0.54%) uClinux
10 1 (0.27%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.27%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (95.41%) Software Engineering
2 76 (20.54%) UML
3 67 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (16.49%) Embedded Software Development
5 35 (9.46%) Multithreading
6 33 (8.92%) OO
7 30 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.30%) Integration Testing
9 25 (6.76%) Validation
10 24 (6.49%) Scrum
10 24 (6.49%) Software Architecture
11 16 (4.32%) System Testing
11 16 (4.32%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.32%) Signal Processing
12 15 (4.05%) Automated Testing
13 14 (3.78%) TDD
13 14 (3.78%) Time Management
13 14 (3.78%) Software Testing
14 11 (2.97%) Requirements Management
14 11 (2.97%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 338 (91.35%) C
2 291 (78.65%) C++
3 128 (34.59%) Embedded C
4 100 (27.03%) Embedded C++
5 75 (20.27%) C#
6 63 (17.03%) Python
7 43 (11.62%) Assembly Language
8 32 (8.65%) Java
9 16 (4.32%) Perl
10 13 (3.51%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.97%) Ruby
12 9 (2.43%) JavaScript
12 9 (2.43%) Groovy
12 9 (2.43%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.35%) SQL
14 4 (1.08%) VB
14 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.08%) C-shell
15 2 (0.54%) VB6
15 2 (0.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 158 (42.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.97%) ISEB
2 11 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.32%) JTAG
2 14 (3.78%) IEC 61508
3 11 (2.97%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 54 (14.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.78%) MKS
3 11 (2.97%) MathWorks
4 9 (2.43%) EMC
5 8 (2.16%) NEC
6 7 (1.89%) QNX
6 7 (1.89%) VeriFone
7 4 (1.08%) Xilinx
7 4 (1.08%) IBM
8 3 (0.81%) Fujitsu
8 3 (0.81%) Freescale
9 2 (0.54%) Perforce
9 2 (0.54%) Intel
10 1 (0.27%) Borland
10 1 (0.27%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) Atmel
10 1 (0.27%) Renesas
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