The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 655 740 704
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -36
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 246 202 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 214 172 194
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £32,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39200 45916 45246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.99% 42.42% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31973 36947 35341
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK.

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the UK

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in the UK

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 241 £47,500 +11.76% 53
South East +82 125 £50,000 +17.64% 8
East of England +16 40 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Surrey +31 32 £41,250 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +37 29 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +19 28 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Cambridge +25 25 £52,500 -27.58% 18
Cambridgeshire +18 25 £52,500 -27.58% 19
East Sussex +15 25 £50,000 +37.93% 2
South West +13 23 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Brighton +11 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leicestershire +4 13 £47,500 -
Loughborough -2 13 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +13 12 £35,000 -15.15%
Hampshire +9 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Dorset - 11 £37,500 - 1
London +26 10 £45,000 -2.70% 4
West Sussex +22 9 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire +15 9 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Oxford +12 8 £57,500 +27.77%
Lewes +4 8 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Hertfordshire +1 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North East +11 7 £31,500 -31.89% 7
Nottingham +8 7 - -
Bracknell +6 7 £55,000 +83.33%
Basingstoke - 7 £37,500 -
Bristol +7 6 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands -17 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Redhill +21 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £50,000 +11.11%

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 312 (60.23%) C++
2 291 (56.18%) Software Engineering
3 239 (46.14%) C
4 185 (35.71%) Linux
5 142 (27.41%) Degree
6 137 (26.45%) Electronics
7 131 (25.29%) Python
8 127 (24.52%) Windows
9 109 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (18.73%) Firmware
11 73 (14.09%) Telecoms
12 67 (12.93%) Java
13 65 (12.55%) Computer Science
14 64 (12.36%) Security Cleared
15 60 (11.58%) Systems Analysis
16 59 (11.39%) Algorithms
17 57 (11.00%) Multithreading
17 57 (11.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 54 (10.42%) Wireless
19 53 (10.23%) Scrum
19 53 (10.23%) Mathematics
20 52 (10.04%) Manufacturing
20 52 (10.04%) C#
21 49 (9.46%) Embedded C
21 49 (9.46%) Bash Shell
22 46 (8.88%) Android
23 45 (8.69%) Contactless
24 44 (8.49%) OO
25 43 (8.30%) Penetration Testing
26 42 (8.11%) Video Processing

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.12%) IIS
2 1 (0.19%) JBoss
2 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (4.25%) MS Office
2 19 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.74%) Simulink
4 5 (0.97%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.97%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.35%) Slack
3 5 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.42%) Wireless
2 40 (7.72%) Ethernet
2 40 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.79%) RS-485
4 29 (5.60%) RS-232
5 22 (4.25%) NFC
6 18 (3.47%) VPN
6 18 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (2.70%) Bluetooth
8 11 (2.12%) HTTP
8 11 (2.12%) Internet
9 8 (1.54%) GSM
9 8 (1.54%) ZigBee
10 7 (1.35%) FTP
10 7 (1.35%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.35%) LDAP
11 6 (1.16%) SSL
12 5 (0.97%) 3G
12 5 (0.97%) LAN
12 5 (0.97%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
2 5 (0.97%) MySQL
3 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.58%) Redis
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.74%) Subversion
5 4 (0.77%) CppUnit
5 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.77%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.58%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) Grunt
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
8 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 137 (26.45%) Electronics
2 73 (14.09%) Telecoms
3 52 (10.04%) Manufacturing
4 33 (6.37%) Finance
5 25 (4.83%) Automotive
6 17 (3.28%) Games
7 13 (2.51%) Aerospace
8 11 (2.12%) Avionics
9 8 (1.54%) Marketing
10 7 (1.35%) Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.97%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 170 (32.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 166 (32.05%) Software Engineer
3 99 (19.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 81 (15.64%) Developer
5 71 (13.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 66 (12.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 55 (10.62%) Electronics Engineer
8 52 (10.04%) C Software Engineer
9 50 (9.65%) Software Developer
10 49 (9.46%) Systems Engineer
11 46 (8.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 44 (8.49%) Embedded C Engineer
13 41 (7.92%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 40 (7.72%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 37 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
16 36 (6.95%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 36 (6.95%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 36 (6.95%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
17 35 (6.76%) Analyst
18 34 (6.56%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.02%) .NET
2 17 (3.28%) HTML
3 14 (2.70%) Middleware
3 14 (2.70%) STL
3 14 (2.70%) Web Services
4 13 (2.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (2.51%) CSS
4 13 (2.51%) OpenCL
5 11 (2.12%) OpenCV
6 7 (1.35%) HTML5
6 7 (1.35%) MFC
6 7 (1.35%) Qt
6 7 (1.35%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (1.16%) jQuery
8 4 (0.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.77%) GStreamer
8 4 (0.77%) Qt Quick
8 4 (0.77%) Wayland
8 4 (0.77%) WebKit
8 4 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.55%) Computer Science
2 59 (11.39%) Algorithms
3 57 (11.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 53 (10.23%) Mathematics
5 45 (8.69%) Contactless
6 31 (5.98%) Verilog
7 30 (5.79%) VHDL
8 23 (4.44%) Driving Licence
9 20 (3.86%) Smartcard
10 18 (3.47%) CPLD
10 18 (3.47%) Device Driver
11 17 (3.28%) Mobile App
12 16 (3.09%) EMV
13 14 (2.70%) Physics
14 12 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (1.93%) Smartphone
16 9 (1.74%) Cryptography
17 7 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
17 7 (1.35%) Java Card
18 5 (0.97%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 185 (35.71%) Linux
2 127 (24.52%) Windows
3 46 (8.88%) Android
4 23 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.25%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (2.51%) Unix
7 4 (0.77%) Tizen
7 4 (0.77%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.77%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (56.18%) Software Engineering
2 109 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (11.58%) Systems Analysis
4 57 (11.00%) Multithreading
5 53 (10.23%) Scrum
6 44 (8.49%) OO
7 43 (8.30%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (8.11%) Video Processing
9 41 (7.92%) Validation
10 36 (6.95%) Computer Vision
10 36 (6.95%) Image Processing
10 36 (6.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 35 (6.76%) Cross-Platform Development
12 34 (6.56%) OWASP
13 32 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.25%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.05%) Configuration Management
16 20 (3.86%) Embedded Software Development
17 18 (3.47%) Schematic Capture
18 17 (3.28%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (60.23%) C++
2 239 (46.14%) C
3 131 (25.29%) Python
4 67 (12.93%) Java
5 52 (10.04%) C#
6 49 (9.46%) Bash Shell
6 49 (9.46%) Embedded C
7 30 (5.79%) Perl
8 27 (5.21%) MATLAB
9 25 (4.83%) Assembly Language
10 19 (3.67%) Embedded C++
10 19 (3.67%) JavaScript
10 19 (3.67%) Lua
11 5 (0.97%) HLSL
11 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.97%) VB
12 4 (0.77%) SQL
13 3 (0.58%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.58%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 142 (27.41%) Degree
2 64 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.14%) GIAC
4 34 (6.56%) CEH
4 34 (6.56%) OSCP
5 26 (5.02%) DV Cleared
6 22 (4.25%) GPEN
6 22 (4.25%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.47%) CREST Certified
8 16 (3.09%) PhD
9 6 (1.16%) CISA
9 6 (1.16%) CISM
9 6 (1.16%) CISSP
9 6 (1.16%) IISP
10 3 (0.58%) GREM
10 3 (0.58%) ISEB
10 3 (0.58%) MCP
11 2 (0.39%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 14 (2.70%) QA
3 12 (2.32%) DO-178B
4 8 (1.54%) IEC 61508
5 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (1.16%) ISO13485
6 6 (1.16%) ISO27005
6 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.97%) ISO26262
7 5 (0.97%) MISRA
8 4 (0.77%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.19%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.19%) DO-254
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 97 (18.73%) Firmware
2 7 (1.35%) NFS
3 3 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (6.95%) Nessus
1 36 (6.95%) Nmap
2 34 (6.56%) OpenVAS
3 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (8.11%) Qualys
2 35 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.56%) Coverity
4 17 (3.28%) EMC
5 14 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 12 (2.32%) Intel
7 8 (1.54%) SAP
8 7 (1.35%) IBM
9 6 (1.16%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.16%) Atmel
9 6 (1.16%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (1.16%) Cisco
9 6 (1.16%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.16%) Tripwire
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle
11 4 (0.77%) Sun
12 3 (0.58%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) Freescale
12 3 (0.58%) Green Hills
12 3 (0.58%) Linaro
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Lewes, East Sussex
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Salary: Up to £50k
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