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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 733 669 581
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -88
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 164 210 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 177 257
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 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 30 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 -60 146 £42,500 +6.25% 66
South East -36 43 £45,000 +1.12% 16
West Midlands +5 33 £35,000 - 5
East of England -20 32 £50,000 +17.64% 18
Cambridgeshire +6 24 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Cambridge -4 22 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Wales +20 17 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Staffordshire - 16 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 13 £47,500 +26.66% 3
South West -39 12 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Powys - 11 - -
Mid Wales - 11 - -
Yorkshire -24 10 £40,000 +9.58% 4
South Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 10 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -33 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Kent -3 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Worcestershire - 8 £33,750 - 1
Redditch - 8 £33,750 - 1
East Midlands +7 7 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Sussex -14 7 £42,500 -13.26% 1
Tewkesbury - 7 £50,000 - 1
Lichfield - 7 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk +9 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £45,000 +16.88% 2
London -3 6 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Coventry -8 6 £32,500 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £32,750 -
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Worthing +8 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 354 (95.68%) Software Engineering
2 336 (90.81%) C
3 284 (76.76%) C++
4 160 (43.24%) Degree
5 141 (38.11%) Embedded C
6 138 (37.30%) Linux
7 121 (32.70%) Electronics
8 98 (26.49%) Embedded C++
9 84 (22.70%) UML
10 71 (19.19%) C#
11 66 (17.84%) Python
12 65 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (17.03%) Windows
14 62 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
15 58 (15.68%) Embedded Software Development
16 55 (14.86%) Embedded Linux
17 53 (14.32%) Computer Science
18 50 (13.51%) TCP/IP
19 48 (12.97%) Firmware
20 42 (11.35%) Automotive
21 41 (11.08%) OO
22 40 (10.81%) Assembly Language
23 38 (10.27%) Wireless
23 38 (10.27%) Algorithms
24 37 (10.00%) Multithreading
25 36 (9.73%) Ethernet
26 31 (8.38%) .NET
26 31 (8.38%) Validation
27 30 (8.11%) Device Driver
28 27 (7.30%) Unit Testing

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
2 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (6.76%) Simulink
2 19 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.86%) TargetLink
4 13 (3.51%) Stateflow
4 13 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.35%) MS Office
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.27%) Wireless
3 36 (9.73%) Ethernet
4 21 (5.68%) GSM
5 20 (5.41%) ZigBee
6 19 (5.14%) GPRS
7 16 (4.32%) Bluetooth
8 13 (3.51%) 802.15
9 11 (2.97%) RTP
10 9 (2.43%) Network Security
11 8 (2.16%) Broadband
12 7 (1.89%) FTP
13 6 (1.62%) SSL
14 5 (1.35%) LAN
15 4 (1.08%) WAN
15 4 (1.08%) HTTP
15 4 (1.08%) Internet
15 4 (1.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
15 4 (1.08%) DVB
16 3 (0.81%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.14%) Subversion
3 17 (4.59%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (2.43%) VectorCAST
5 7 (1.89%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.35%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.54%) PVCS
9 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.54%) JIRA
10 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.27%) GDB
10 1 (0.27%) Trac
10 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
General
1 121 (32.70%) Electronics
2 42 (11.35%) Automotive
3 22 (5.95%) Aerospace
4 19 (5.14%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.24%) Finance
6 10 (2.70%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.89%) Marketing
9 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) German Language
10 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.38%) .NET
2 22 (5.95%) Middleware
3 15 (4.05%) MFC
4 12 (3.24%) XML
5 11 (2.97%) RESTful
6 10 (2.70%) JSON
7 7 (1.89%) HTML
8 6 (1.62%) Qt
8 6 (1.62%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.35%) OpenGL
10 4 (1.08%) WinForms
10 4 (1.08%) Direct3D
11 3 (0.81%) WPF
12 2 (0.54%) Flash
12 2 (0.54%) POSIX
12 2 (0.54%) WebRTC
12 2 (0.54%) GTK+
12 2 (0.54%) HTML5
12 2 (0.54%) FreeSWITCH
13 1 (0.27%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.76%) Embedded Systems
2 53 (14.32%) Computer Science
3 38 (10.27%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.11%) Device Driver
5 23 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.78%) CAN bus
7 12 (3.24%) Streaming Video
7 12 (3.24%) Physics
8 11 (2.97%) MPEG
9 10 (2.70%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.43%) VHDL
11 8 (2.16%) STB
11 8 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (2.16%) IPTV
11 8 (2.16%) Smart Meter
11 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.16%) Digital Media
11 8 (2.16%) Home Automation
12 7 (1.89%) Open Source
13 5 (1.35%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 138 (37.30%) Linux
2 63 (17.03%) Windows
3 55 (14.86%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (7.30%) Android
5 13 (3.51%) VxWorks
6 10 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.70%) Windows CE
7 9 (2.43%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.89%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.54%) uClinux
10 1 (0.27%) UNIX
10 1 (0.27%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.27%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (95.68%) Software Engineering
2 84 (22.70%) UML
3 65 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (15.68%) Embedded Software Development
5 41 (11.08%) OO
6 37 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 31 (8.38%) Validation
8 27 (7.30%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.30%) Software Architecture
9 26 (7.03%) Integration Testing
10 25 (6.76%) Scrum
11 17 (4.59%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.05%) System Testing
12 15 (4.05%) Signal Processing
13 14 (3.78%) Automated Testing
14 13 (3.51%) Requirements Management
14 13 (3.51%) OOD
14 13 (3.51%) Yourdon
15 12 (3.24%) Software Testing
15 12 (3.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 336 (90.81%) C
2 284 (76.76%) C++
3 141 (38.11%) Embedded C
4 98 (26.49%) Embedded C++
5 71 (19.19%) C#
6 66 (17.84%) Python
7 40 (10.81%) Assembly Language
8 23 (6.22%) Java
9 16 (4.32%) MATLAB
10 15 (4.05%) Perl
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
13 5 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.08%) C++/CLI
15 3 (0.81%) C-shell
15 3 (0.81%) PHP
16 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 160 (43.24%) Degree
2 11 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.43%) ISEB
5 3 (0.81%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.59%) IEC 61508
2 13 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 13 (3.51%) JTAG
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 48 (12.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.86%) MKS
3 13 (3.51%) MathWorks
4 11 (2.97%) QNX
5 10 (2.70%) EMC
6 8 (2.16%) NEC
7 5 (1.35%) Fujitsu
8 4 (1.08%) Xilinx
8 4 (1.08%) Freescale
8 4 (1.08%) IBM
8 4 (1.08%) Borland
9 2 (0.54%) Intel
9 2 (0.54%) VeriFone
10 1 (0.27%) Renesas
10 1 (0.27%) Atmel
10 1 (0.27%) Sun
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