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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 683 697 644
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -53
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 200 214 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 184 200 208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 184 £40,000 - 79
South East -42 45 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South West +7 36 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East of England +6 25 £41,500 -7.77% 21
East Midlands +21 24 £40,000 +17.64% 9
West Midlands -5 19 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Derbyshire +27 16 £40,000 - 3
Derby +23 16 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -2 16 £38,500 +6.20% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £40,000 -11.11% 9
London +41 14 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Yorkshire +11 14 £36,000 -4.00% 5
South Yorkshire - 13 £36,000 - 1
Brighton +8 12 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East Sussex +2 12 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Cambridge +17 11 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Worcestershire +6 11 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Hampshire -27 11 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Barnsley - 10 £36,000 - 1
Fareham - 9 £40,000 -
Wiltshire 0 8 £50,000 +81.81% 1
West Sussex -6 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Worthing - 8 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +26 7 £39,000 +6.84%
Salisbury - 7 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +12 6 - - 2
Redditch -10 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Nottingham - 6 £41,250 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 £41,250 - 2
Stafford - 6 - - 2

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 446 (98.45%) Software Engineering
2 399 (88.08%) C
3 390 (86.09%) C++
4 244 (53.86%) Embedded C
5 227 (50.11%) Linux
6 196 (43.27%) Embedded C++
7 117 (25.83%) Electronics
8 116 (25.61%) Firmware
9 111 (24.50%) UML
10 105 (23.18%) Degree
11 88 (19.43%) Embedded Systems
12 87 (19.21%) Automotive
13 85 (18.76%) C#
14 69 (15.23%) Windows
15 64 (14.13%) OO
16 63 (13.91%) Ethernet
17 62 (13.69%) Assembly Language
18 61 (13.47%) Embedded Software Development
19 56 (12.36%) Python
20 55 (12.14%) Device Driver
21 51 (11.26%) Wireless
22 50 (11.04%) OOD
23 49 (10.82%) TCP/IP
24 48 (10.60%) MATLAB
24 48 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
25 47 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
25 47 (10.38%) Java
26 46 (10.15%) Computer Science
27 43 (9.49%) Simulink
28 41 (9.05%) .NET

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 43 (9.49%) Simulink
2 32 (7.06%) TargetLink
3 7 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.91%) Ethernet
2 51 (11.26%) Wireless
3 49 (10.82%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.18%) Profibus
5 27 (5.96%) Bluetooth
6 25 (5.52%) ZigBee
7 17 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (3.75%) GPRS
8 16 (3.53%) GSM
8 16 (3.53%) Modbus
9 10 (2.21%) VoIP
10 9 (1.99%) HTTP
10 9 (1.99%) RTP
11 8 (1.77%) IGMP
12 7 (1.55%) Q.931
12 7 (1.55%) DVB
12 7 (1.55%) RTCP
12 7 (1.55%) Internet
12 7 (1.55%) DHCP
12 7 (1.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.44%) SQLite
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Subversion
1 20 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.65%) LabVIEW
3 9 (1.99%) Bugzilla
3 9 (1.99%) CANoe
3 9 (1.99%) VectorCAST
4 6 (1.32%) GDB
4 6 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
4 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.10%) PVCS
6 4 (0.88%) JIRA
6 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.44%) GCC
8 2 (0.44%) Trac
9 1 (0.22%) jEdit
9 1 (0.22%) Emacs
9 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 117 (25.83%) Electronics
2 87 (19.21%) Automotive
3 20 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.75%) Aerospace
5 15 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.32%) Advertising
7 4 (0.88%) Avionics
8 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.66%) Finance
8 3 (0.66%) Military
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.05%) .NET
2 25 (5.52%) XML
3 19 (4.19%) Qt
4 17 (3.75%) MFC
5 13 (2.87%) Middleware
6 10 (2.21%) Web Services
6 10 (2.21%) HTML
7 7 (1.55%) FreeSWITCH
8 6 (1.32%) jQuery
8 6 (1.32%) OpenMP
8 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.10%) WinForms
10 3 (0.66%) GStreamer
10 3 (0.66%) QML
11 2 (0.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.44%) CSS
12 1 (0.22%) OpenCL
12 1 (0.22%) XML-RPC
12 1 (0.22%) LAMP
12 1 (0.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (19.43%) Embedded Systems
2 55 (12.14%) Device Driver
3 46 (10.15%) Computer Science
4 40 (8.83%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.96%) Telematics
6 22 (4.86%) CAN bus
7 18 (3.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (3.09%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.87%) Physics
10 12 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.21%) Home Automation
11 10 (2.21%) Verilog
12 9 (1.99%) DTV
12 9 (1.99%) SystemC
13 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.77%) GIS
14 7 (1.55%) STB
15 5 (1.10%) Internet of Things
15 5 (1.10%) VHDL
16 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 227 (50.11%) Linux
2 69 (15.23%) Windows
3 47 (10.38%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (5.96%) Android
5 26 (5.74%) VxWorks
6 21 (4.64%) UNIX
7 14 (3.09%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.65%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (1.55%) Windows CE
10 6 (1.32%) CentOS
10 6 (1.32%) Debian
11 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (98.45%) Software Engineering
2 111 (24.50%) UML
3 64 (14.13%) OO
4 61 (13.47%) Embedded Software Development
5 50 (11.04%) OOD
6 48 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (5.08%) Multithreading
8 22 (4.86%) Signal Processing
9 18 (3.97%) Test Automation
10 16 (3.53%) Scrum
11 14 (3.09%) Software Architecture
12 13 (2.87%) Configuration Management
13 12 (2.65%) Time Management
13 12 (2.65%) Project Management
14 11 (2.43%) Validation
15 8 (1.77%) Digital Signal Processing
15 8 (1.77%) Waterfall
16 6 (1.32%) Pair Programming
16 6 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
16 6 (1.32%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 399 (88.08%) C
2 390 (86.09%) C++
3 244 (53.86%) Embedded C
4 196 (43.27%) Embedded C++
5 85 (18.76%) C#
6 62 (13.69%) Assembly Language
7 56 (12.36%) Python
8 48 (10.60%) MATLAB
9 47 (10.38%) Java
10 25 (5.52%) JavaScript
11 24 (5.30%) Perl
12 16 (3.53%) Objective-C
13 15 (3.31%) VB
14 13 (2.87%) SQL
15 9 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.32%) Fortran
17 5 (1.10%) Ada
18 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
19 3 (0.66%) Groovy
19 3 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (23.18%) Degree
2 26 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.99%) PhD
4 9 (1.99%) HND
5 6 (1.32%) HNC
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCAD
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.84%) JTAG
2 20 (4.42%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.21%) DO-178B
3 10 (2.21%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) DO-254
System Software
1 116 (25.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) KVM
Vendors
1 14 (3.09%) QNX
1 14 (3.09%) Renesas
2 12 (2.65%) Freescale
3 11 (2.43%) Lauterbach
4 10 (2.21%) NEC
4 10 (2.21%) EMC
5 9 (1.99%) IBM
5 9 (1.99%) MKS
5 9 (1.99%) Fujitsu
6 8 (1.77%) Atmel
7 6 (1.32%) Wind River
7 6 (1.32%) Intel
7 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.10%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.88%) Green Hills
10 3 (0.66%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.44%) SAP
12 1 (0.22%) Motorola
12 1 (0.22%) Perforce
12 1 (0.22%) Hyland
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Posted: Yesterday
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