The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 711 675 583
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -92
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 203 200 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 179 172 304
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -44 183 £40,000 -5.88% 50
South East -12 61 £40,000 -8.57% 8
East of England -13 40 £45,000 - 21
East Midlands +17 30 £37,500 -28.57% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 27 £47,500 - 19
Cambridge +3 24 £47,500 -2.06% 13
West Midlands 0 19 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Derbyshire - 18 £40,000 - 4
London -28 15 £32,000 -24.70%
Wales +2 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Powys - 13 £40,000 - 3
Mid Wales - 13 £40,000 - 3
Derby - 13 £40,000 - 2
Brighton -16 12 £40,000 +14.28%
East Sussex -21 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Southampton +10 11 £40,000 -20.00%
West Sussex +3 11 £50,000 +38.88% 1
Hampshire -4 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +2 8 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Kent -3 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -13 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire -32 8 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West -41 8 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Bracknell - 8 £35,000 - 1
Lichfield - 6 £37,500 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes -3 5 £40,000 -15.78%
North Yorkshire -10 5 £45,500 +36.84% 3

Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 399 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 389 (93.06%) C
3 331 (79.19%) C++
4 162 (38.76%) Embedded C
5 157 (37.56%) Linux
6 146 (34.93%) Degree
7 140 (33.49%) Electronics
8 139 (33.25%) Embedded C++
9 90 (21.53%) C#
9 90 (21.53%) Embedded Linux
10 80 (19.14%) Windows
11 77 (18.42%) Embedded Software Development
12 73 (17.46%) UML
12 73 (17.46%) Firmware
13 70 (16.75%) TCP/IP
14 63 (15.07%) Embedded Systems
15 62 (14.83%) Python
16 57 (13.64%) Assembly Language
17 54 (12.92%) Wireless
18 50 (11.96%) Computer Science
19 46 (11.00%) Java
20 45 (10.77%) Multithreading
21 44 (10.53%) Ethernet
22 43 (10.29%) .NET
23 39 (9.33%) Automotive
24 37 (8.85%) Subversion
24 37 (8.85%) XML
25 34 (8.13%) OO
26 31 (7.42%) Scrum
27 30 (7.18%) SSL

Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.39%) Simulink
1 10 (2.39%) TargetLink
2 9 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.44%) Stateflow
3 6 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.75%) TCP/IP
2 54 (12.92%) Wireless
3 44 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 30 (7.18%) SSL
5 25 (5.98%) FTP
6 24 (5.74%) GSM
7 22 (5.26%) GPRS
8 21 (5.02%) Bluetooth
9 17 (4.07%) ZigBee
10 11 (2.63%) RTP
11 10 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.15%) Network Security
12 9 (2.15%) Broadband
13 6 (1.44%) HTTP
14 5 (1.20%) LTE
14 5 (1.20%) 802.15
15 4 (0.96%) VoIP
15 4 (0.96%) Internet
15 4 (0.96%) 4G
15 4 (0.96%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.24%) SQLite
2 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (8.85%) Subversion
2 15 (3.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.91%) LabVIEW
6 7 (1.67%) VectorCAST
6 7 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.44%) PVCS
8 5 (1.20%) JIRA
9 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.24%) NUnit
11 1 (0.24%) GCC
11 1 (0.24%) GDB
11 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 140 (33.49%) Electronics
2 39 (9.33%) Automotive
3 22 (5.26%) Retail
4 20 (4.78%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.31%) Aerospace
6 13 (3.11%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.91%) Marketing
8 7 (1.67%) Finance
9 6 (1.44%) Games
10 5 (1.20%) Banking
11 4 (0.96%) Military
11 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.96%) French Language
11 4 (0.96%) German Language
11 4 (0.96%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.96%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.29%) .NET
2 37 (8.85%) XML
3 17 (4.07%) MFC
4 13 (3.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.91%) POSIX
5 8 (1.91%) Qt
6 6 (1.44%) HTML
7 4 (0.96%) OpenGL
7 4 (0.96%) WinForms
7 4 (0.96%) Middleware
8 3 (0.72%) WebRTC
8 3 (0.72%) Direct3D
8 3 (0.72%) GTK+
8 3 (0.72%) HTML5
8 3 (0.72%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (0.72%) Web Services
9 2 (0.48%) Flash
9 2 (0.48%) RESTful
9 2 (0.48%) WPF
10 1 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.46%) Firmware
2 63 (15.07%) Embedded Systems
3 50 (11.96%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.70%) Device Driver
5 23 (5.50%) EMV
6 19 (4.55%) Cryptography
7 16 (3.83%) EFT
8 13 (3.11%) VHDL
9 12 (2.87%) Physics
10 10 (2.39%) Streaming Video
10 10 (2.39%) Digital Media
10 10 (2.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.91%) MPEG
11 8 (1.91%) Home Automation
11 8 (1.91%) STB
12 7 (1.67%) IPTV
13 6 (1.44%) CAN bus
14 5 (1.20%) CCTV
14 5 (1.20%) Open Source
14 5 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 157 (37.56%) Linux
2 90 (21.53%) Embedded Linux
3 80 (19.14%) Windows
4 29 (6.94%) Android
5 11 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.15%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.15%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.20%) UNIX
8 3 (0.72%) uClinux
8 3 (0.72%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 77 (18.42%) Embedded Software Development
3 73 (17.46%) UML
4 45 (10.77%) Multithreading
5 34 (8.13%) OO
6 31 (7.42%) Scrum
7 28 (6.70%) TDD
8 26 (6.22%) Unit Testing
9 25 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 20 (4.78%) Validation
12 16 (3.83%) Time Management
13 15 (3.59%) Configuration Management
13 15 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.59%) Software Testing
14 13 (3.11%) Automated Testing
14 13 (3.11%) Video Processing
14 13 (3.11%) System Testing
15 12 (2.87%) Software Architecture
16 11 (2.63%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 389 (93.06%) C
2 331 (79.19%) C++
3 162 (38.76%) Embedded C
4 139 (33.25%) Embedded C++
5 90 (21.53%) C#
6 62 (14.83%) Python
7 57 (13.64%) Assembly Language
8 46 (11.00%) Java
9 18 (4.31%) Perl
10 13 (3.11%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.63%) Ruby
12 10 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.15%) Groovy
13 9 (2.15%) VB
13 9 (2.15%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.20%) C-shell
14 5 (1.20%) SQL
15 4 (0.96%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.48%) VC++
16 2 (0.48%) Ada
Qualifications
1 146 (34.93%) Degree
2 15 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.63%) ISEB
4 10 (2.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.50%) JTAG
2 8 (1.91%) IEC 61508
3 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.96%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 17 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.59%) VeriFone
3 10 (2.39%) MKS
4 9 (2.15%) EMC
5 8 (1.91%) NEC
6 6 (1.44%) Perforce
6 6 (1.44%) MathWorks
7 5 (1.20%) QNX
8 4 (0.96%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.72%) IBM
10 2 (0.48%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) Freescale
11 1 (0.24%) Google
11 1 (0.24%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.24%) Altera
11 1 (0.24%) Intel
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