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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 630 650 579
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -71
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 257 249 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 230 223 308
Average salary £41,500 £40,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +12 239 £42,500 - 76
South East -51 76 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East of England -13 51 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Cambridgeshire -9 40 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Cambridge +11 37 £50,000 +21.21% 5
Yorkshire +14 27 £35,000 -10.82% 2
West Midlands +11 23 £40,000 +10.34% 4
East Midlands +5 23 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Derbyshire +20 19 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Derby +19 19 £40,000 +33.33% 4
South Yorkshire - 19 £35,000 - 1
South West -3 18 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East Sussex -2 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Brighton -7 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +10 14 £43,250 -8.46% 8
West Sussex -21 14 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Staffordshire - 14 £40,000 - 1
Worthing -2 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hampshire -5 13 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Surrey -22 10 £41,250 -17.50% 8
Barnsley - 10 £33,500 -
Berkshire +4 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire +1 9 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Sheffield - 9 £35,000 - 1
Newbury - 8 £50,000 - 1
Bradford - 8 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Kent +2 7 £37,500 - 1
North West -5 7 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Wales -11 7 £35,500 -5.33%

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 418 (98.35%) Software Engineering
2 384 (90.35%) C
3 350 (82.35%) C++
4 203 (47.76%) Embedded C
5 184 (43.29%) Linux
6 149 (35.06%) Degree
7 143 (33.65%) Embedded C++
8 113 (26.59%) Electronics
9 112 (26.35%) UML
10 82 (19.29%) C#
10 82 (19.29%) Embedded Systems
11 74 (17.41%) Firmware
12 65 (15.29%) Automotive
13 64 (15.06%) Python
14 62 (14.59%) OO
15 60 (14.12%) Ethernet
16 59 (13.88%) Assembly Language
17 58 (13.65%) Computer Science
18 57 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (12.94%) Embedded Software Development
20 47 (11.06%) Wireless
21 46 (10.82%) TCP/IP
21 46 (10.82%) Java
22 45 (10.59%) .NET
23 44 (10.35%) Windows
23 44 (10.35%) Embedded Linux
24 41 (9.65%) OOD
24 41 (9.65%) Algorithms
25 39 (9.18%) MATLAB
25 39 (9.18%) Simulink

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (1.65%) Node.js
2 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (9.18%) Simulink
2 25 (5.88%) TargetLink
3 19 (4.47%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.88%) Stateflow
4 8 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.12%) Ethernet
2 47 (11.06%) Wireless
3 46 (10.82%) TCP/IP
4 34 (8.00%) ZigBee
5 27 (6.35%) Bluetooth
6 22 (5.18%) Profibus
7 19 (4.47%) GPRS
8 16 (3.76%) GSM
8 16 (3.76%) Modbus
9 13 (3.06%) DVB
10 10 (2.35%) 802.15
11 6 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.18%) Network Security
13 4 (0.94%) RTP
13 4 (0.94%) IPv6
13 4 (0.94%) Internet
13 4 (0.94%) 3G
14 3 (0.71%) LAN
14 3 (0.71%) RFID
15 2 (0.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (4.94%) Subversion
2 19 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.53%) LabVIEW
5 12 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (2.59%) Bugzilla
7 9 (2.12%) VectorCAST
8 7 (1.65%) GDB
8 7 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (1.41%) PVCS
10 5 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.71%) Trac
11 3 (0.71%) JIRA
12 1 (0.24%) Emacs
12 1 (0.24%) GCC
General
1 113 (26.59%) Electronics
2 65 (15.29%) Automotive
3 22 (5.18%) Manufacturing
3 22 (5.18%) Aerospace
4 14 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.12%) Finance
6 7 (1.65%) Advertising
7 5 (1.18%) Marketing
8 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.24%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.59%) .NET
2 27 (6.35%) Middleware
3 16 (3.76%) XML
4 15 (3.53%) MFC
5 12 (2.82%) HTML
5 12 (2.82%) Qt
6 11 (2.59%) RESTful
6 11 (2.59%) JSON
7 9 (2.12%) Web Services
7 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.41%) WinForms
8 6 (1.41%) jQuery
9 5 (1.18%) OpenMP
10 3 (0.71%) LAMP
10 3 (0.71%) Flash
10 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.47%) REST
11 2 (0.47%) CSS
11 2 (0.47%) SOAP
11 2 (0.47%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.29%) Embedded Systems
2 58 (13.65%) Computer Science
3 41 (9.65%) Algorithms
4 38 (8.94%) Device Driver
5 23 (5.41%) CAN bus
6 17 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.00%) Telematics
7 15 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.29%) Mathematics
9 13 (3.06%) STB
10 11 (2.59%) DTV
10 11 (2.59%) Physics
11 10 (2.35%) Home Automation
11 10 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (2.35%) Smart Meter
12 9 (2.12%) Verilog
13 7 (1.65%) MPEG
14 6 (1.41%) VHDL
14 6 (1.41%) Open Source
14 6 (1.41%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 184 (43.29%) Linux
2 44 (10.35%) Windows
2 44 (10.35%) Embedded Linux
3 32 (7.53%) VxWorks
4 21 (4.94%) Android
5 13 (3.06%) Nucleus RTOS
5 13 (3.06%) UNIX
6 9 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.41%) CentOS
7 6 (1.41%) Windows CE
7 6 (1.41%) Debian
8 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.24%) pSOS
10 1 (0.24%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (98.35%) Software Engineering
2 112 (26.35%) UML
3 62 (14.59%) OO
4 57 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.94%) Embedded Software Development
6 41 (9.65%) OOD
7 27 (6.35%) Validation
7 27 (6.35%) Scrum
7 27 (6.35%) Signal Processing
8 25 (5.88%) Software Architecture
9 24 (5.65%) Multithreading
10 15 (3.53%) Unit Testing
11 14 (3.29%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.29%) Digital Signal Processing
12 13 (3.06%) Project Management
13 11 (2.59%) Integration Testing
14 10 (2.35%) System Testing
14 10 (2.35%) Test Automation
15 8 (1.88%) Requirements Management
15 8 (1.88%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 384 (90.35%) C
2 350 (82.35%) C++
3 203 (47.76%) Embedded C
4 143 (33.65%) Embedded C++
5 82 (19.29%) C#
6 64 (15.06%) Python
7 59 (13.88%) Assembly Language
8 46 (10.82%) Java
9 39 (9.18%) MATLAB
10 20 (4.71%) JavaScript
11 17 (4.00%) Perl
12 12 (2.82%) SQL
13 10 (2.35%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.65%) VB
15 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.18%) Ruby
16 5 (1.18%) Groovy
16 5 (1.18%) PHP
16 5 (1.18%) Ada
Qualifications
1 149 (35.06%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.12%) PhD
5 8 (1.88%) HND
6 2 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) HNC
7 1 (0.24%) MCAD
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.06%) JTAG
2 27 (6.35%) ISO 9001
3 18 (4.24%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.18%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 74 (17.41%) Firmware
2 1 (0.24%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (3.76%) Microsoft
1 16 (3.76%) MKS
2 14 (3.29%) QNX
3 13 (3.06%) Freescale
4 11 (2.59%) EMC
5 10 (2.35%) NEC
6 9 (2.12%) Intel
6 9 (2.12%) Lauterbach
7 8 (1.88%) MathWorks
7 8 (1.88%) Fujitsu
8 6 (1.41%) Wind River
8 6 (1.41%) Atmel
8 6 (1.41%) Renesas
8 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.94%) Borland
10 3 (0.71%) IBM
10 3 (0.71%) Perforce
10 3 (0.71%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.47%) Green Hills
12 1 (0.24%) SAP
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