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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 708 691 585
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -106
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 186 186 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 163 165 299
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,950
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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -32 165 £40,000 - 56
South East -36 44 £40,000 -11.11% 14
East of England -19 35 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands +7 26 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East Midlands - 26 £37,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £47,500 -2.06% 8
Cambridge -3 21 £45,000 -7.21% 4
Derbyshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Wales +14 14 - - 3
London +2 14 £34,750 -18.23% 4
Staffordshire - 14 £37,500 - 1
Powys - 14 - - 2
Mid Wales - 14 - - 2
East Sussex -16 11 £40,000 -
Derby - 11 £40,000 -
Brighton -15 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -31 9 £45,000 +22.44% 3
South West -52 9 £46,750 +10.00% 8
Nottingham - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Lichfield - 8 £37,500 -
Berkshire +2 7 £35,000 +2.94%
Kent +1 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -5 7 £43,750 -2.77%
West Sussex -6 7 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Worcestershire -1 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire -15 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Redditch - 6 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire -23 5 £50,000 +11.11% 4

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 383 (95.04%) Software Engineering
2 370 (91.81%) C
3 320 (79.40%) C++
4 157 (38.96%) Linux
5 151 (37.47%) Embedded C
5 151 (37.47%) Degree
6 130 (32.26%) Electronics
7 128 (31.76%) Embedded C++
8 91 (22.58%) C#
9 85 (21.09%) Embedded Linux
10 77 (19.11%) Windows
11 74 (18.36%) UML
12 71 (17.62%) Embedded Software Development
13 70 (17.37%) Firmware
14 69 (17.12%) TCP/IP
15 62 (15.38%) Python
16 55 (13.65%) Embedded Systems
17 54 (13.40%) Assembly Language
18 53 (13.15%) Computer Science
19 48 (11.91%) Wireless
20 46 (11.41%) Ethernet
21 45 (11.17%) Java
22 43 (10.67%) .NET
22 43 (10.67%) Multithreading
23 36 (8.93%) OO
23 36 (8.93%) XML
23 36 (8.93%) Automotive
24 32 (7.94%) Subversion
25 31 (7.69%) Scrum
26 30 (7.44%) SSL

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (2.98%) Simulink
1 12 (2.98%) TargetLink
2 10 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.99%) Stateflow
3 8 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.12%) TCP/IP
2 48 (11.91%) Wireless
3 46 (11.41%) Ethernet
4 30 (7.44%) SSL
5 25 (6.20%) FTP
5 25 (6.20%) GSM
6 23 (5.71%) GPRS
7 22 (5.46%) Bluetooth
8 16 (3.97%) ZigBee
9 13 (3.23%) RTP
10 10 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (2.48%) Broadband
11 9 (2.23%) Network Security
12 6 (1.49%) HTTP
13 5 (1.24%) LTE
13 5 (1.24%) 802.15
14 4 (0.99%) VoIP
14 4 (0.99%) Internet
14 4 (0.99%) Gigabit Ethernet
14 4 (0.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) SQLite
2 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (7.94%) Subversion
2 15 (3.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (2.98%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.98%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (1.74%) LabVIEW
5 6 (1.49%) PVCS
5 6 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.49%) VectorCAST
6 5 (1.24%) JIRA
7 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.25%) GDB
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 130 (32.26%) Electronics
2 36 (8.93%) Automotive
3 22 (5.46%) Retail
4 19 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.71%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.72%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.74%) Finance
8 6 (1.49%) Games
8 6 (1.49%) Marketing
9 5 (1.24%) Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.99%) French Language
10 4 (0.99%) German Language
10 4 (0.99%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.99%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.74%) Military
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.67%) .NET
2 36 (8.93%) XML
3 17 (4.22%) MFC
4 13 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.23%) Middleware
6 8 (1.99%) POSIX
6 8 (1.99%) Qt
7 6 (1.49%) HTML
8 4 (0.99%) WinForms
8 4 (0.99%) OpenGL
8 4 (0.99%) RESTful
9 3 (0.74%) WebRTC
9 3 (0.74%) Direct3D
9 3 (0.74%) GTK+
9 3 (0.74%) HTML5
9 3 (0.74%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.74%) JSON
10 2 (0.50%) Web Services
10 2 (0.50%) Flash
10 2 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.37%) Firmware
2 55 (13.65%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (13.15%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.95%) Device Driver
5 23 (5.71%) EMV
6 19 (4.71%) Cryptography
7 16 (3.97%) EFT
8 12 (2.98%) Streaming Video
8 12 (2.98%) VHDL
8 12 (2.98%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.48%) MPEG
9 10 (2.48%) STB
10 9 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (2.23%) IPTV
10 9 (2.23%) Physics
11 8 (1.99%) Home Automation
12 6 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.49%) CAN bus
13 5 (1.24%) Open Source
13 5 (1.24%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 157 (38.96%) Linux
2 85 (21.09%) Embedded Linux
3 77 (19.11%) Windows
4 29 (7.20%) Android
5 11 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.23%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.23%) Windows CE
7 4 (0.99%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.99%) UNIX
8 3 (0.74%) uClinux
8 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (95.04%) Software Engineering
2 74 (18.36%) UML
3 71 (17.62%) Embedded Software Development
4 43 (10.67%) Multithreading
5 36 (8.93%) OO
6 31 (7.69%) Scrum
7 29 (7.20%) Unit Testing
8 26 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 24 (5.96%) TDD
10 23 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (5.21%) Validation
12 16 (3.97%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.97%) System Testing
12 16 (3.97%) Time Management
12 16 (3.97%) Software Architecture
12 16 (3.97%) Software Testing
13 15 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.47%) Automated Testing
15 11 (2.73%) Requirements Management
15 11 (2.73%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 370 (91.81%) C
2 320 (79.40%) C++
3 151 (37.47%) Embedded C
4 128 (31.76%) Embedded C++
5 91 (22.58%) C#
6 62 (15.38%) Python
7 54 (13.40%) Assembly Language
8 45 (11.17%) Java
9 18 (4.47%) Perl
10 12 (2.98%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.73%) Ruby
11 11 (2.73%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.23%) Groovy
14 7 (1.74%) VB
15 5 (1.24%) C-shell
15 5 (1.24%) SQL
16 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.50%) Ada
17 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 151 (37.47%) Degree
2 12 (2.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.73%) ISEB
4 9 (2.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.47%) JTAG
2 11 (2.73%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.99%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.25%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.72%) VeriFone
3 11 (2.73%) MKS
4 9 (2.23%) EMC
5 8 (1.99%) MathWorks
5 8 (1.99%) NEC
6 6 (1.49%) QNX
7 5 (1.24%) Perforce
8 3 (0.74%) Fujitsu
8 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 2 (0.50%) Apple
9 2 (0.50%) Freescale
10 1 (0.25%) Atmel
10 1 (0.25%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.25%) Google
10 1 (0.25%) Intel
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Salary: Market related
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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