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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 697 663 713
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 242 279 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.65% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 210 234 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -10 237 £45,000 - 51
South East +36 119 £45,000 - 21
East of England -18 43 £52,500 +10.52% 13
East Sussex +43 35 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Brighton +29 32 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +10 23 £37,500 - 3
London +5 23 £51,250 -6.81% 4
Hertfordshire +15 19 £56,000 +14.87% 3
Surrey +3 18 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North West +39 16 £35,000 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 16 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -14 16 £30,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +2 15 £42,250 -0.58%
South West -23 12 £41,750 -7.22% 3
Cheshire - 12 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -26 11 £61,250 +19.51% 9
Warrington - 10 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +9 9 £37,500 -21.05%
Bracknell +8 9 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +2 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridge -36 9 £60,000 +17.07% 9
Bedford - 9 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £45,000 - 2
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Kent +9 8 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Leatherhead +9 8 £42,500 +4.29%
Watford - 8 - -
West Sussex -17 6 £50,500 +18.82%

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 296 (64.21%) C++
2 257 (55.75%) C
3 248 (53.80%) Software Engineering
4 209 (45.34%) Degree
5 186 (40.35%) Linux
6 180 (39.05%) Electronics
7 124 (26.90%) Firmware
8 113 (24.51%) Computer Science
9 101 (21.91%) Python
10 91 (19.74%) Windows
11 83 (18.00%) Embedded C
12 79 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (16.27%) C#
14 68 (14.75%) TCP/IP
15 64 (13.88%) Java
16 61 (13.23%) OO
17 54 (11.71%) Manufacturing
18 53 (11.50%) Mathematics
19 50 (10.85%) Telecoms
20 48 (10.41%) Android
21 47 (10.20%) Algorithms
22 46 (9.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 46 (9.98%) EMC
23 45 (9.76%) Multithreading
24 43 (9.33%) Embedded Linux
25 42 (9.11%) Embedded C++
26 41 (8.89%) Security Cleared
27 39 (8.46%) UML
28 38 (8.24%) Microsoft
29 37 (8.03%) Scrum

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (0.65%) WordPress
2 2 (0.43%) Node.js
2 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.90%) MS Office
2 15 (3.25%) MS Project
3 9 (1.95%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.87%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Maple
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.94%) Wireless
3 24 (5.21%) RS-232
4 22 (4.77%) RS-485
5 18 (3.90%) HTTP
6 17 (3.69%) RFID
7 16 (3.47%) Internet
8 14 (3.04%) ZigBee
9 11 (2.39%) FTP
9 11 (2.39%) Kerberos
9 11 (2.39%) LDAP
10 10 (2.17%) Bluetooth
10 10 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 10 (2.17%) Modbus
10 10 (2.17%) Wireshark
11 9 (1.95%) DNS
11 9 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (1.95%) SSH
11 9 (1.95%) VoIP
11 9 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.65%) Big Data
1 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.43%) MySQL
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.99%) Subversion
3 20 (4.34%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.25%) ClearCase
5 11 (2.39%) Bugzilla
5 11 (2.39%) LabVIEW
6 4 (0.87%) GCC
6 4 (0.87%) JIRA
7 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.22%) Mocha
8 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 180 (39.05%) Electronics
2 54 (11.71%) Manufacturing
3 50 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.04%) Automotive
5 13 (2.82%) Finance
6 7 (1.52%) Marketing
7 6 (1.30%) Retail
8 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Avionics
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (45.12%) Software Engineer
2 135 (29.28%) Embedded Engineer
3 117 (25.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 91 (19.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 68 (14.75%) C Software Engineer
6 61 (13.23%) Developer
7 55 (11.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 50 (10.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 49 (10.63%) Hardware Engineer
10 47 (10.20%) Electronics Engineer
11 46 (9.98%) Embedded C Engineer
11 46 (9.98%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 41 (8.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 33 (7.16%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 30 (6.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 30 (6.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
15 29 (6.29%) Software Developer
16 28 (6.07%) Design Engineer
17 24 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
18 23 (4.99%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.29%) Qt
2 27 (5.86%) .NET
3 9 (1.95%) HTML
3 9 (1.95%) STL
4 7 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.30%) HTML5
5 6 (1.30%) lodash
5 6 (1.30%) Meteor
5 6 (1.30%) PlayReady
5 6 (1.30%) React
5 6 (1.30%) Silverlight
5 6 (1.30%) Widevine
5 6 (1.30%) XML
6 5 (1.08%) Web Services
7 4 (0.87%) JNI
8 3 (0.65%) CSS
8 3 (0.65%) CSS3
8 3 (0.65%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.50%) Mathematics
3 47 (10.20%) Algorithms
4 46 (9.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 23 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.99%) Physics
6 19 (4.12%) CPLD
7 16 (3.47%) Internet of Things
7 16 (3.47%) VHDL
8 15 (3.25%) SCADA
9 14 (3.04%) Device Driver
10 13 (2.82%) Cryptography
11 12 (2.60%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.39%) Verilog
13 10 (2.17%) Mechatronics
13 10 (2.17%) Robotics
13 10 (2.17%) Streaming Video
14 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.74%) CCTV
15 8 (1.74%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 186 (40.35%) Linux
2 91 (19.74%) Windows
3 48 (10.41%) Android
4 43 (9.33%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.12%) Unix
6 11 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.17%) Windows CE
7 10 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.95%) openSUSE
8 9 (1.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.43%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (53.80%) Software Engineering
2 79 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.23%) OO
4 45 (9.76%) Multithreading
5 39 (8.46%) UML
6 37 (8.03%) Scrum
7 35 (7.59%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (6.51%) Unit Testing
9 29 (6.29%) Project Management
10 27 (5.86%) SDLC
11 26 (5.64%) Waterfall
12 23 (4.99%) Signal Processing
13 22 (4.77%) Android Development
13 22 (4.77%) Video Processing
14 21 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (4.34%) Defect Tracking
15 20 (4.34%) TDD
16 19 (4.12%) OOD
17 18 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (3.69%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 296 (64.21%) C++
2 257 (55.75%) C
3 101 (21.91%) Python
4 83 (18.00%) Embedded C
5 75 (16.27%) C#
6 64 (13.88%) Java
7 42 (9.11%) Embedded C++
8 35 (7.59%) Bash Shell
9 28 (6.07%) Perl
10 24 (5.21%) Lua
11 21 (4.56%) SQL
12 19 (4.12%) Assembly Language
13 13 (2.82%) JavaScript
14 11 (2.39%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.39%) Ruby
15 10 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.30%) Ada
16 6 (1.30%) Tcl
17 4 (0.87%) PHP
17 4 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (45.34%) Degree
2 41 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.90%) CREST Certified
4 18 (3.90%) GIAC
4 18 (3.90%) HND
5 17 (3.69%) CEH
5 17 (3.69%) OSCP
6 13 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.17%) HNC
8 8 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.30%) GPEN
10 4 (0.87%) CCNA
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.87%) ISEB
10 4 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.43%) PhD
11 2 (0.43%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.25%) ISO 9001
2 14 (3.04%) QA
3 6 (1.30%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.87%) MISRA
5 2 (0.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 124 (26.90%) Firmware
2 11 (2.39%) NFS
3 4 (0.87%) iptables
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.69%) Nessus
1 17 (3.69%) Nmap
1 17 (3.69%) OpenVAS
2 4 (0.87%) Cobbler
2 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 46 (9.98%) EMC
2 38 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.69%) Coverity
3 17 (3.69%) Qualys
4 11 (2.39%) Apple
5 8 (1.74%) Freescale
5 8 (1.74%) Xilinx
6 6 (1.30%) Atmel
6 6 (1.30%) Mentor Graphics
7 5 (1.08%) SAP
8 4 (0.87%) Intel
8 4 (0.87%) Wind River
9 3 (0.65%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.65%) NEC
10 2 (0.43%) Altera
10 2 (0.43%) Cadence
10 2 (0.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 2 (0.43%) QNX
10 2 (0.43%) Synopsys
10 2 (0.43%) Twitter
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