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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 709 725 681
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 188 208 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £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 27 July 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 July 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 +26 174 £40,000 - 92
South East +15 54 £42,500 +6.25% 19
East of England +4 36 £43,000 -4.44% 17
East Midlands -1 25 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire +13 22 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 19 £40,000 -15.78% 10
West Midlands -16 19 £40,000 - 9
Derby +5 18 £40,000 - 2
Derbyshire 0 18 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +8 15 £36,000 -20.00% 7
South West -7 15 £40,000 -4.76% 21
South Yorkshire +6 11 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +5 11 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Worcestershire +1 11 £40,000 -3.03%
Berkshire -1 11 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Barnsley - 11 £36,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 10 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Gloucester - 9 £40,000 - 5
Brighton +12 8 £42,500 +6.25%
East Sussex +3 8 £42,500 +6.25%
London +10 7 £36,250 +13.28% 5
Cambridge -9 7 £42,000 -10.16% 9
Fareham - 7 £45,000 -
Havant - 7 £50,000 -
Watford - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +20 6 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Newbury - 6 £32,500 - 1
Redditch -3 5 £40,000 -3.03%
Essex -5 5 £37,500 -13.79% 3
Worcester - 5 £40,000 -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 402 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 339 (82.89%) C
3 337 (82.40%) C++
4 199 (48.66%) Embedded C
5 194 (47.43%) Linux
6 166 (40.59%) Embedded C++
7 105 (25.67%) Firmware
8 94 (22.98%) Degree
9 92 (22.49%) Electronics
10 87 (21.27%) Automotive
11 81 (19.80%) Windows
12 77 (18.83%) UML
13 67 (16.38%) C#
14 63 (15.40%) Embedded Software Development
15 60 (14.67%) Embedded Systems
16 56 (13.69%) Ethernet
17 55 (13.45%) Assembly Language
18 48 (11.74%) MATLAB
19 47 (11.49%) TCP/IP
20 45 (11.00%) OO
20 45 (11.00%) Device Driver
20 45 (11.00%) Embedded Linux
21 44 (10.76%) Simulink
22 42 (10.27%) Wireless
23 41 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (9.78%) Python
25 35 (8.56%) TargetLink
25 35 (8.56%) Computer Science
26 34 (8.31%) Algorithms
26 34 (8.31%) OOD

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (10.76%) Simulink
2 35 (8.56%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.69%) Ethernet
2 47 (11.49%) TCP/IP
3 42 (10.27%) Wireless
4 23 (5.62%) Bluetooth
5 22 (5.38%) Profibus
6 17 (4.16%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (3.18%) VoIP
7 13 (3.18%) ZigBee
8 11 (2.69%) Modbus
9 10 (2.44%) GSM
9 10 (2.44%) RTP
10 9 (2.20%) Internet
10 9 (2.20%) HTTP
11 8 (1.96%) SNMP
11 8 (1.96%) DHCP
11 8 (1.96%) GPRS
11 8 (1.96%) RTCP
11 8 (1.96%) Q.931
11 8 (1.96%) IGMP
11 8 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.73%) MySQL
2 2 (0.49%) SQLite
3 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (5.13%) Subversion
2 18 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.44%) VectorCAST
3 10 (2.44%) CANoe
4 6 (1.47%) JIRA
4 6 (1.47%) LabVIEW
5 5 (1.22%) PVCS
5 5 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.73%) GCC
7 3 (0.73%) GDB
7 3 (0.73%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.24%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.24%) Redmine
8 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.24%) Emacs
8 1 (0.24%) jEdit
General
1 92 (22.49%) Electronics
2 87 (21.27%) Automotive
3 23 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.40%) Aerospace
5 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.22%) Avionics
7 3 (0.73%) Finance
7 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.73%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.11%) .NET
2 17 (4.16%) XML
3 15 (3.67%) MFC
4 12 (2.93%) Qt
5 8 (1.96%) Middleware
5 8 (1.96%) FreeSWITCH
6 6 (1.47%) HTML
7 3 (0.73%) Web Services
7 3 (0.73%) Ajax
7 3 (0.73%) jQuery
7 3 (0.73%) QML
7 3 (0.73%) CGI
7 3 (0.73%) GStreamer
8 2 (0.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.24%) HTML5
9 1 (0.24%) WinForms
9 1 (0.24%) OpenMP
9 1 (0.24%) JSF
9 1 (0.24%) Flash
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.67%) Embedded Systems
2 45 (11.00%) Device Driver
3 35 (8.56%) Computer Science
4 34 (8.31%) Algorithms
5 25 (6.11%) Telematics
6 23 (5.62%) CAN bus
7 16 (3.91%) Physics
8 15 (3.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (3.42%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.44%) GIS
11 8 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.98%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.98%) Machine to Machine
12 4 (0.98%) SCADA
13 3 (0.73%) SystemC
13 3 (0.73%) Home Automation
14 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.49%) VHDL
14 2 (0.49%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 194 (47.43%) Linux
2 81 (19.80%) Windows
3 45 (11.00%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (5.38%) Android
5 14 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.93%) VxWorks
7 9 (2.20%) UNIX
8 7 (1.71%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (1.47%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 77 (18.83%) UML
3 63 (15.40%) Embedded Software Development
4 45 (11.00%) OO
5 41 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.31%) OOD
7 19 (4.65%) Multithreading
8 15 (3.67%) SDLC
8 15 (3.67%) Signal Processing
9 12 (2.93%) Time Management
9 12 (2.93%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.93%) Project Management
10 9 (2.20%) Scrum
10 9 (2.20%) Software Architecture
11 8 (1.96%) Test Automation
12 7 (1.71%) Software Testing
12 7 (1.71%) Project Planning
12 7 (1.71%) Digital Signal Processing
13 6 (1.47%) Waterfall
13 6 (1.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 339 (82.89%) C
2 337 (82.40%) C++
3 199 (48.66%) Embedded C
4 166 (40.59%) Embedded C++
5 67 (16.38%) C#
6 55 (13.45%) Assembly Language
7 48 (11.74%) MATLAB
8 40 (9.78%) Python
9 31 (7.58%) Java
10 27 (6.60%) ANSI C
11 17 (4.16%) Perl
12 15 (3.67%) VB
13 14 (3.42%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.93%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.44%) SQL
16 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.73%) PHP
17 3 (0.73%) C-shell
18 2 (0.49%) VC++
19 1 (0.24%) Ada
Qualifications
1 94 (22.98%) Degree
2 25 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.47%) PhD
4 4 (0.98%) HNC
4 4 (0.98%) HND
5 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.18%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.44%) JTAG
3 7 (1.71%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.73%) TickIT
4 3 (0.73%) QA
5 2 (0.49%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.24%) DO-254
System Software
1 105 (25.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.24%) KVM
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (4.16%) Renesas
2 10 (2.44%) Fujitsu
2 10 (2.44%) MKS
3 9 (2.20%) QNX
4 8 (1.96%) Intel
5 7 (1.71%) IBM
6 5 (1.22%) Freescale
7 4 (0.98%) Lauterbach
8 3 (0.73%) Atmel
8 3 (0.73%) Xilinx
8 3 (0.73%) EMC
8 3 (0.73%) NEC
9 2 (0.49%) Motorola
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.49%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.24%) Hyland
10 1 (0.24%) Google
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
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