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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 668 622 626
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +4
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 240 253 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 165 170 247
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 -56 206 £42,500 +6.25% 57
South East -46 90 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East of England -29 33 £45,000 -10.00% 19
London +4 31 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Cambridge -14 30 £46,250 -7.50% 11
Cambridgeshire -27 30 £46,250 -7.50% 12
South West +1 28 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Berkshire +9 24 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Scotland -1 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire - 16 £25,000 -
Edinburgh +7 15 £45,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 15 - -
Surrey -31 14 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Reading +8 13 £39,750 -14.97%
East Sussex -18 13 £42,500 +3.03%
Brighton -24 12 £42,500 +3.03%
West Midlands -12 11 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Middlesex -9 10 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell - 10 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +5 9 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Devon - 9 £42,500 - 2
Plymouth - 9 £42,500 - 2
City of London -4 8 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £48,750 - 1
Lichfield - 8 £37,500 -
Guildford +4 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Sussex -18 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chippenham - 7 £52,500 -
Lewes - 7 £42,500 -

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 371 (75.56%) C++
2 370 (75.36%) C
3 258 (52.55%) Software Engineering
4 179 (36.46%) Degree
5 156 (31.77%) Linux
6 127 (25.87%) Electronics
7 123 (25.05%) C#
8 105 (21.38%) Java
9 98 (19.96%) OO
10 95 (19.35%) Firmware
11 89 (18.13%) Computer Science
12 87 (17.72%) Python
13 86 (17.52%) UML
14 75 (15.27%) Subversion
15 69 (14.05%) TCP/IP
16 67 (13.65%) Security Cleared
17 65 (13.24%) Project Management
18 63 (12.83%) Windows
19 61 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (11.61%) ClearCase
21 56 (11.41%) Assembly Language
22 55 (11.20%) Embedded C
23 46 (9.37%) Telecoms
24 45 (9.16%) Waterfall
25 44 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development
26 42 (8.55%) Military
26 42 (8.55%) UNIX
27 41 (8.35%) Wireless
27 41 (8.35%) Git (software)
28 40 (8.15%) Mathematics

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (1.83%) CloudStack
1 9 (1.83%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.02%) Apache
3 2 (0.41%) IIS
3 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.07%) Simulink
3 12 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.44%) MS Project
4 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.63%) TargetLink
5 8 (1.63%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.81%) MS Office
6 4 (0.81%) CATIA
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.05%) TCP/IP
2 41 (8.35%) Wireless
3 32 (6.52%) HTTP
4 26 (5.30%) DVB
5 24 (4.89%) Ethernet
6 23 (4.68%) ADSL
7 22 (4.48%) Internet
8 12 (2.44%) GSM
9 10 (2.04%) SAN
9 10 (2.04%) GPRS
10 9 (1.83%) 3G
10 9 (1.83%) LTE
10 9 (1.83%) 4G
11 8 (1.63%) Broadband
12 7 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.02%) TETRA
13 5 (1.02%) Bluetooth
13 5 (1.02%) DNS
13 5 (1.02%) DHCP
14 4 (0.81%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (15.27%) Subversion
2 57 (11.61%) ClearCase
3 41 (8.35%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.30%) Visual Studio
4 26 (5.30%) GCC
5 24 (4.89%) GDB
6 21 (4.28%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (3.26%) Bugzilla
8 15 (3.05%) JIRA
9 13 (2.65%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.24%) JUnit
11 9 (1.83%) Ant
11 9 (1.83%) Selenium
12 8 (1.63%) Maven
12 8 (1.63%) LabVIEW
13 5 (1.02%) FogBugz
14 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.41%) VectorCAST
15 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.41%) LLVM
General
1 127 (25.87%) Electronics
2 46 (9.37%) Telecoms
3 42 (8.55%) Military
4 40 (8.15%) Manufacturing
5 29 (5.91%) Automotive
6 19 (3.87%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.24%) Finance
8 10 (2.04%) Avionics
9 7 (1.43%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.02%) Marketing
11 4 (0.81%) Banking
11 4 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 202 (41.14%) Software Engineer
2 101 (20.57%) Developer
3 57 (11.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (9.57%) Development Engineer
5 39 (7.94%) Firmware Engineer
6 30 (6.11%) Java Developer
6 30 (6.11%) Principal Engineer
7 28 (5.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 27 (5.50%) C++ Developer
9 26 (5.30%) C++ Software Engineer
10 25 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.89%) Junior
12 23 (4.68%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.68%) Test Engineer
13 22 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (4.28%) Graduate
14 21 (4.28%) Principal Software Engineer
15 19 (3.87%) Electronics Engineer
15 19 (3.87%) C Developer
16 18 (3.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.11%) .NET
2 17 (3.46%) Qt
3 13 (2.65%) MFC
3 13 (2.65%) XML
4 12 (2.44%) Spring
5 8 (1.63%) HTML
6 7 (1.43%) ICEfaces
7 6 (1.22%) WinForms
8 5 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.02%) JSF
8 5 (1.02%) CSS
8 5 (1.02%) OpenGL
9 4 (0.81%) OpenCV
9 4 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (0.81%) Middleware
9 4 (0.81%) Flash
9 4 (0.81%) STL
10 3 (0.61%) XSLT
10 3 (0.61%) Web Services
10 3 (0.61%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.35%) Firmware
2 89 (18.13%) Computer Science
3 40 (8.15%) Mathematics
4 31 (6.31%) Device Driver
5 30 (6.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 26 (5.30%) MPEG
7 21 (4.28%) Physics
8 18 (3.67%) Cryptography
9 16 (3.26%) Open Source
9 16 (3.26%) Management Information System
10 15 (3.05%) PKI
11 14 (2.85%) VHDL
12 13 (2.65%) ASIC
13 9 (1.83%) IPTV
14 8 (1.63%) Home Automation
14 8 (1.63%) Verilog
15 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.22%) Internet of Things
17 5 (1.02%) STB
17 5 (1.02%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.77%) Linux
2 63 (12.83%) Windows
3 42 (8.55%) UNIX
4 24 (4.89%) Embedded Linux
5 21 (4.28%) Android
6 14 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.24%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.43%) LynxOS
9 4 (0.81%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (52.55%) Software Engineering
2 98 (19.96%) OO
3 86 (17.52%) UML
4 65 (13.24%) Project Management
5 61 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (9.16%) Waterfall
7 44 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development
8 40 (8.15%) Software Testing
9 38 (7.74%) Configuration Management
10 37 (7.54%) Unit Testing
11 36 (7.33%) RUP
12 35 (7.13%) OOD
13 32 (6.52%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.68%) Stress Testing
15 22 (4.48%) DRM
15 22 (4.48%) Requirements Management
16 20 (4.07%) Multithreading
16 20 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
17 19 (3.87%) Signal Processing
17 19 (3.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 371 (75.56%) C++
2 370 (75.36%) C
3 123 (25.05%) C#
4 105 (21.38%) Java
5 87 (17.72%) Python
6 56 (11.41%) Assembly Language
7 55 (11.20%) Embedded C
8 37 (7.54%) Ada
9 34 (6.92%) Perl
10 33 (6.72%) Embedded C++
11 24 (4.89%) MATLAB
12 19 (3.87%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.85%) Lua
13 14 (2.85%) JavaScript
14 12 (2.44%) SQL
15 10 (2.04%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.02%) C-shell
17 4 (0.81%) Golang
17 4 (0.81%) Ruby
18 3 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 179 (36.46%) Degree
2 67 (13.65%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.63%) PhD
5 6 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (1.22%) HND
6 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.81%) ISEB
7 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) MCP
8 2 (0.41%) HNC
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) CISM
9 1 (0.20%) GIAC
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.68%) ISO 9000
2 17 (3.46%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.44%) DO-178B
4 9 (1.83%) QA
4 9 (1.83%) JTAG
5 8 (1.63%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.20%) TickIT
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) NFS
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Xen
3 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (5.09%) Broadcom
2 21 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.87%) EMC
4 8 (1.63%) MathWorks
4 8 (1.63%) Cisco
4 8 (1.63%) Embarcadero
4 8 (1.63%) Borland
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle
4 8 (1.63%) MKS
4 8 (1.63%) NEC
5 7 (1.43%) HP
6 6 (1.22%) CA
6 6 (1.22%) Apple
7 4 (0.81%) SolidWorks
7 4 (0.81%) Toshiba
8 3 (0.61%) Twitter
9 2 (0.41%) Freescale
9 2 (0.41%) Google
9 2 (0.41%) Huawei
9 2 (0.41%) Symbian
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