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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 674 675 596
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -79
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 231 265 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.54% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 181 218 246
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%

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
42758 48805 42968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.56% 40.25% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33806 38988 34942
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 +20 209 £43,000 +7.50% 51
South East +9 77 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Surrey +45 37 £42,500 -5.55% 1
London +51 33 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +6 29 £46,250 +1.64% 7
East Midlands +31 24 £37,500 +3.44% 8
Scotland +11 20 £39,250 -12.77% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 19 £51,250 +11.41% 5
South West -31 19 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Derbyshire +27 17 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Derby +26 17 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Cambridge -2 17 £55,000 +19.56% 3
Brighton +15 16 £35,000 -
East Sussex +6 16 £35,000 - 2
City of London +59 13 £52,500 +20.00%
Guildford +23 13 £36,250 -27.50%
Redhill +12 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh +20 12 £38,500 -14.44% 2
North East 0 11 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Leatherhead +5 10 £45,000 +14.64%
Suffolk +12 8 £45,000 +34.32% 1
West Midlands -4 8 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Worthing +11 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Sussex +8 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Berkshire +3 7 £47,500 +23.37% 5
Durham -1 7 £35,000 +12.90%
Wiltshire -1 7 - - 2
North West +12 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Reading -2 6 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Staffordshire +20 5 £50,000 +42.85%

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems.

1 305 (63.02%) C++
2 267 (55.17%) Software Engineering
3 257 (53.10%) C
4 215 (44.42%) Degree
5 198 (40.91%) Linux
6 131 (27.07%) Electronics
7 110 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 105 (21.69%) Firmware
9 103 (21.28%) Embedded C
10 87 (17.98%) Java
11 86 (17.77%) Python
12 85 (17.56%) Windows
13 81 (16.74%) C#
13 81 (16.74%) Embedded C++
14 66 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (12.19%) UML
16 52 (10.74%) Android
17 50 (10.33%) OO
17 50 (10.33%) JavaScript
17 50 (10.33%) XML
18 49 (10.12%) EMC
18 49 (10.12%) Algorithms
19 47 (9.71%) Mathematics
19 47 (9.71%) Automotive
19 47 (9.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 44 (9.09%) .NET
21 43 (8.88%) TCP/IP
21 43 (8.88%) VHDL
22 42 (8.68%) Manufacturing
23 41 (8.47%) Assembly Language

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Embedded Systems also 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 that cited Embedded Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.03%) Node.js
2 4 (0.83%) Apache
3 3 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (3.72%) Simulink
1 18 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.45%) MS Project
2 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.21%) Blender
4 1 (0.21%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.88%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.61%) Bluetooth
3 27 (5.58%) Wireless
4 18 (3.72%) Ethernet
5 17 (3.51%) Internet
6 16 (3.31%) LDAP
6 16 (3.31%) GSM
7 15 (3.10%) HTTP
8 14 (2.89%) NFC
9 12 (2.48%) GPRS
10 11 (2.27%) FTP
11 10 (2.07%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.45%) 3G
14 6 (1.24%) RFID
15 5 (1.03%) Modbus
16 4 (0.83%) DVB
17 3 (0.62%) IPv6
17 3 (0.62%) ZigBee
18 2 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.45%) MySQL
3 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.34%) Subversion
4 10 (2.07%) ClearCase
4 10 (2.07%) Bugzilla
5 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.65%) LabVIEW
6 7 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.24%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.24%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.83%) CANoe
8 4 (0.83%) JIRA
9 3 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.62%) GDB
10 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.21%) GCC
11 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.21%) Redmine
11 1 (0.21%) Emacs
11 1 (0.21%) Trac
General
1 131 (27.07%) Electronics
2 47 (9.71%) Automotive
3 42 (8.68%) Manufacturing
4 35 (7.23%) Finance
5 33 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.34%) Banking
7 17 (3.51%) Marketing
8 12 (2.48%) Military
9 11 (2.27%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.45%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.24%) Games
11 6 (1.24%) Retail
12 4 (0.83%) Avionics
13 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 176 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 107 (22.11%) Developer
3 85 (17.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 81 (16.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 47 (9.71%) Hardware Engineer
6 43 (8.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 41 (8.47%) Design Engineer
8 36 (7.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 31 (6.40%) C++ Developer
10 28 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.96%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.75%) Architect
13 21 (4.34%) C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (3.51%) Graduate
15 15 (3.10%) iOS Developer
15 15 (3.10%) Firmware Engineer
16 14 (2.89%) Senior Developer
16 14 (2.89%) C Software Engineer
17 13 (2.69%) Test Engineer
17 13 (2.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.33%) XML
2 44 (9.09%) .NET
3 28 (5.79%) HTML
4 26 (5.37%) RESTful
5 25 (5.17%) Web Services
6 22 (4.55%) Middleware
7 18 (3.72%) HTML5
8 17 (3.51%) MFC
8 17 (3.51%) Qt
9 14 (2.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (2.89%) XSD
9 14 (2.89%) CSS
9 14 (2.89%) WinForms
10 11 (2.27%) STL
11 10 (2.07%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.86%) Spring
13 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.65%) JSF
14 7 (1.45%) REST
14 7 (1.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.12%) Algorithms
3 47 (9.71%) Mathematics
3 47 (9.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 43 (8.88%) VHDL
5 32 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.37%) Device Driver
6 26 (5.37%) Physics
7 22 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 21 (4.34%) Telematics
9 17 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (3.51%) Verilog
10 16 (3.31%) Smartphone
11 15 (3.10%) Client/Server
12 13 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.69%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.48%) Smartcard
14 11 (2.27%) Cryptography
14 11 (2.27%) Home Automation
15 10 (2.07%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 198 (40.91%) Linux
2 85 (17.56%) Windows
3 52 (10.74%) Android
4 37 (7.64%) UNIX
4 37 (7.64%) Apple iOS
5 27 (5.58%) Embedded Linux
6 21 (4.34%) VxWorks
7 8 (1.65%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.83%) Tizen
8 4 (0.83%) Nucleus RTOS
9 3 (0.62%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 66 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (12.19%) UML
4 50 (10.33%) OO
5 28 (5.79%) OOD
6 27 (5.58%) Validation
7 26 (5.37%) iOS Development
7 26 (5.37%) SDLC
8 25 (5.17%) Signal Processing
9 22 (4.55%) Project Management
9 22 (4.55%) TDD
9 22 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
10 21 (4.34%) Multithreading
11 19 (3.93%) Memory Management
12 17 (3.51%) Open Source
13 16 (3.31%) Waterfall
13 16 (3.31%) Embedded Software Development
13 16 (3.31%) Project Planning
14 15 (3.10%) Test Automation
14 15 (3.10%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 305 (63.02%) C++
2 257 (53.10%) C
3 103 (21.28%) Embedded C
4 87 (17.98%) Java
5 86 (17.77%) Python
6 81 (16.74%) C#
6 81 (16.74%) Embedded C++
7 50 (10.33%) JavaScript
8 41 (8.47%) Assembly Language
9 31 (6.40%) SQL
10 26 (5.37%) Objective-C
11 24 (4.96%) MATLAB
12 18 (3.72%) PHP
13 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.07%) Lua
15 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.45%) VC++
17 6 (1.24%) XPath
17 6 (1.24%) Ada
17 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (44.42%) Degree
2 37 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.72%) PhD
5 5 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.62%) HND
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.10%) QA
2 13 (2.69%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.48%) ISO 9000
4 11 (2.27%) JTAG
5 5 (1.03%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.83%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.21%) DO-254
System Software
1 105 (21.69%) Firmware
2 10 (2.07%) NFS
3 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (10.12%) EMC
2 26 (5.37%) NEC
2 26 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.93%) Atmel
3 19 (3.93%) Freescale
4 17 (3.51%) Mentor Graphics
4 17 (3.51%) Fujitsu
5 16 (3.31%) Apple
5 16 (3.31%) Oracle
6 9 (1.86%) Lauterbach
7 7 (1.45%) Altera
8 6 (1.24%) QNX
9 4 (0.83%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.62%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.41%) Google
12 1 (0.21%) Telerik
12 1 (0.21%) SAP
12 1 (0.21%) IBM
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