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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 685 718 601
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -117
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 219 224 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 203 207 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +31 204 £40,000 - 86
South East -40 51 £40,000 - 23
South West +12 41 £40,000 +10.34% 19
East of England +14 28 £43,750 +9.37% 20
East Midlands +28 26 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Derbyshire +34 20 £40,000 - 2
Derby +26 20 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -17 17 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Yorkshire +15 16 £35,000 -6.66%
East Sussex -17 16 £37,500 -6.25% 3
London +15 15 £42,000 +31.25% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 15 £48,000 +12.94% 14
Gloucestershire -6 15 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Brighton -12 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South Yorkshire - 15 £35,000 -
Cambridge +5 12 £54,500 +28.23% 12
Hampshire -14 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Worcestershire +5 11 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Dorset -15 11 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Fareham - 10 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +9 9 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Barnsley - 9 £36,000 -
North West - 9 £47,500 - 4
Scotland +23 8 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Worthing +9 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hertfordshire +2 8 £41,500 - 2
West Sussex -3 8 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Redditch -11 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Salisbury - 7 £50,000 - 2
City of London +33 6 £37,500 -

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 471 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 424 (89.08%) C
3 402 (84.45%) C++
4 259 (54.41%) Embedded C
5 237 (49.79%) Linux
6 192 (40.34%) Embedded C++
7 125 (26.26%) Degree
8 122 (25.63%) UML
9 119 (25.00%) Electronics
10 114 (23.95%) Firmware
11 95 (19.96%) Embedded Systems
12 89 (18.70%) C#
13 82 (17.23%) Automotive
14 73 (15.34%) OO
15 72 (15.13%) Ethernet
16 66 (13.87%) Assembly Language
17 64 (13.45%) Wireless
17 64 (13.45%) Embedded Software Development
18 62 (13.03%) Windows
19 56 (11.76%) OOD
19 56 (11.76%) Computer Science
19 56 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (11.34%) Python
21 53 (11.13%) Java
22 51 (10.71%) Device Driver
22 51 (10.71%) MATLAB
22 51 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
23 50 (10.50%) TCP/IP
24 47 (9.87%) .NET
25 45 (9.45%) Simulink

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (1.68%) Node.js
2 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (9.45%) Simulink
2 33 (6.93%) TargetLink
3 9 (1.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.13%) Ethernet
2 64 (13.45%) Wireless
3 50 (10.50%) TCP/IP
4 36 (7.56%) ZigBee
5 34 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 30 (6.30%) Profibus
7 20 (4.20%) GPRS
8 18 (3.78%) GSM
8 18 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (3.57%) Modbus
10 10 (2.10%) DVB
11 8 (1.68%) Internet
12 7 (1.47%) VoIP
13 6 (1.26%) HTTP
13 6 (1.26%) RTP
14 5 (1.05%) IGMP
14 5 (1.05%) 802.15
15 4 (0.84%) IPv6
15 4 (0.84%) 3G
15 4 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.26%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.20%) Subversion
3 14 (2.94%) LabVIEW
4 11 (2.31%) Bugzilla
5 10 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.68%) GDB
6 8 (1.68%) VectorCAST
6 8 (1.68%) CANoe
7 7 (1.47%) PVCS
7 7 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.26%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (0.84%) JIRA
9 4 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.63%) Trac
10 3 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.21%) GCC
12 1 (0.21%) Emacs
12 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
General
1 119 (25.00%) Electronics
2 82 (17.23%) Automotive
3 23 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.73%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.47%) Finance
6 7 (1.47%) Advertising
7 4 (0.84%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Avionics
8 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.87%) .NET
2 27 (5.67%) XML
3 20 (4.20%) Qt
4 17 (3.57%) MFC
5 11 (2.31%) Web Services
5 11 (2.31%) Middleware
6 10 (2.10%) HTML
7 9 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.26%) WinForms
8 6 (1.26%) OpenMP
8 6 (1.26%) jQuery
9 4 (0.84%) FreeSWITCH
10 3 (0.63%) GStreamer
10 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.42%) REST
11 2 (0.42%) QML
11 2 (0.42%) LAMP
11 2 (0.42%) XML-RPC
11 2 (0.42%) CSS
11 2 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.96%) Embedded Systems
2 56 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 51 (10.71%) Device Driver
4 42 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.67%) Telematics
6 25 (5.25%) CAN bus
7 16 (3.36%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.73%) Physics
10 12 (2.52%) Home Automation
10 12 (2.52%) DTV
11 11 (2.31%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.10%) Verilog
12 10 (2.10%) STB
13 9 (1.89%) SystemC
14 7 (1.47%) GIS
15 6 (1.26%) Internet of Things
16 5 (1.05%) VHDL
16 5 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 237 (49.79%) Linux
2 62 (13.03%) Windows
3 51 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
4 31 (6.51%) VxWorks
5 30 (6.30%) Android
6 20 (4.20%) UNIX
7 14 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.31%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (1.26%) Windows CE
9 6 (1.26%) Debian
9 6 (1.26%) CentOS
10 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 122 (25.63%) UML
3 73 (15.34%) OO
4 64 (13.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 56 (11.76%) OOD
5 56 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (5.25%) Scrum
6 25 (5.25%) Signal Processing
7 23 (4.83%) Multithreading
8 17 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 16 (3.36%) Validation
10 13 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 13 (2.73%) Project Management
10 13 (2.73%) Software Architecture
11 11 (2.31%) Digital Signal Processing
11 11 (2.31%) Time Management
12 6 (1.26%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (1.26%) Analytics
12 6 (1.26%) Data Transformation
12 6 (1.26%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 424 (89.08%) C
2 402 (84.45%) C++
3 259 (54.41%) Embedded C
4 192 (40.34%) Embedded C++
5 89 (18.70%) C#
6 66 (13.87%) Assembly Language
7 54 (11.34%) Python
8 53 (11.13%) Java
9 51 (10.71%) MATLAB
10 24 (5.04%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.83%) Perl
12 16 (3.36%) Objective-C
13 15 (3.15%) VB
14 14 (2.94%) SQL
15 10 (2.10%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.26%) Fortran
17 5 (1.05%) Ada
18 4 (0.84%) Ruby
18 4 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 125 (26.26%) Degree
2 23 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.73%) PhD
4 12 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.68%) HND
6 5 (1.05%) HNC
7 2 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.21%) MCAD
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.98%) JTAG
2 23 (4.83%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.52%) IEC 61508
4 8 (1.68%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) DO-254
System Software
1 114 (23.95%) Firmware
2 2 (0.42%) KVM
Vendors
1 16 (3.36%) Freescale
2 13 (2.73%) Lauterbach
2 13 (2.73%) QNX
3 12 (2.52%) NEC
3 12 (2.52%) EMC
4 10 (2.10%) Renesas
5 9 (1.89%) MKS
6 8 (1.68%) Intel
6 8 (1.68%) Fujitsu
6 8 (1.68%) Atmel
7 7 (1.47%) IBM
8 6 (1.26%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.26%) Wind River
8 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.84%) Green Hills
10 3 (0.63%) Perforce
11 2 (0.42%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.42%) SAP
12 1 (0.21%) MathWorks
12 1 (0.21%) Hyland
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