The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 692 582 496
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -86
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 227 312 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.87% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 199 247 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -135 199 £40,000 -1.23% 56
South East -56 68 £40,000 -3.61% 17
East of England -42 44 £45,000 - 20
Cambridgeshire -17 41 £46,000 +2.22% 17
Cambridge -14 40 £46,000 +2.22% 15
South West +8 30 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Surrey -17 28 £42,500 -5.55% 4
London -90 26 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Scotland +2 20 £38,500 +2.66%
Middlesex +18 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol - 13 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands +16 12 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Wiltshire +4 10 £21,500 -
Glasgow -8 10 £26,000 -30.66%
Woking +2 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Swindon - 9 £21,500 -
Wales +3 8 £35,750 -24.73%
North East -6 7 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £45,000 -
Dorset +5 6 £40,000 +19.40%
City of London -23 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Guildford -4 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Hampshire -7 5 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Oxfordshire -10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 5 £40,000 - 1
Abingdon - 5 £30,000 -
Tipton - 5 £35,000 -
Poole - 5 £40,000 -
Flintshire +15 4 £37,500 -
North Wales +11 4 £37,500 -

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 310 (68.43%) C
2 301 (66.45%) C++
3 279 (61.59%) Software Engineering
4 185 (40.84%) Degree
5 138 (30.46%) Electronics
6 130 (28.70%) Linux
7 100 (22.08%) C#
8 90 (19.87%) Embedded C
9 77 (17.00%) Assembly Language
9 77 (17.00%) OO
10 67 (14.79%) TCP/IP
11 66 (14.57%) Computer Science
12 60 (13.25%) Python
13 58 (12.80%) Firmware
14 57 (12.58%) Java
15 56 (12.36%) Windows
16 49 (10.82%) Security Cleared
17 48 (10.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 46 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (9.71%) Military
20 40 (8.83%) MATLAB
21 39 (8.61%) UML
22 38 (8.39%) .NET
23 36 (7.95%) OOD
23 36 (7.95%) Device Driver
24 35 (7.73%) Mathematics
25 33 (7.28%) Freescale
25 33 (7.28%) Subversion
26 32 (7.06%) Automotive
26 32 (7.06%) UNIX

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (2.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (4.64%) Simulink
2 7 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project
4 4 (0.88%) CATIA
5 1 (0.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.79%) TCP/IP
2 27 (5.96%) Wireless
3 24 (5.30%) Internet
4 23 (5.08%) Ethernet
5 19 (4.19%) HTTP
6 10 (2.21%) NAS
6 10 (2.21%) LTE
6 10 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.21%) FTP
6 10 (2.21%) SAN
6 10 (2.21%) 3G
7 9 (1.99%) 4G
8 6 (1.32%) VoIP
8 6 (1.32%) Broadband
9 5 (1.10%) LDAP
9 5 (1.10%) PSTN
9 5 (1.10%) DHCP
9 5 (1.10%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.10%) DNS
10 4 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.22%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (7.28%) Subversion
2 27 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.53%) ClearCase
4 12 (2.65%) JIRA
5 11 (2.43%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.43%) Mercurial
5 11 (2.43%) GCC
6 10 (2.21%) Bugzilla
7 9 (1.99%) NUnit
7 9 (1.99%) Selenium
8 8 (1.77%) GDB
8 8 (1.77%) JUnit
9 7 (1.55%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.55%) QUnit
10 6 (1.32%) Ant
11 5 (1.10%) FogBugz
12 4 (0.88%) Maven
13 3 (0.66%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 138 (30.46%) Electronics
2 44 (9.71%) Military
3 32 (7.06%) Automotive
4 31 (6.84%) Manufacturing
5 30 (6.62%) Telecoms
6 24 (5.30%) Finance
7 16 (3.53%) Aerospace
8 11 (2.43%) Front Office
9 5 (1.10%) Games
10 4 (0.88%) Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 218 (48.12%) Software Engineer
2 101 (22.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 96 (21.19%) Developer
4 62 (13.69%) C Software Engineer
5 43 (9.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (9.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 39 (8.61%) Embedded C Engineer
8 38 (8.39%) Junior
9 32 (7.06%) C++ Developer
10 30 (6.62%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.40%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 22 (4.86%) Graduate
12 22 (4.86%) Team Leader
13 21 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (4.42%) Senior Developer
15 17 (3.75%) C Developer
16 16 (3.53%) Firmware Engineer
16 16 (3.53%) Junior Software Engineer
17 14 (3.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
18 13 (2.87%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.39%) .NET
2 24 (5.30%) HTML
3 19 (4.19%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.75%) STL
5 16 (3.53%) CSS
6 14 (3.09%) XML
7 12 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (2.65%) WPF
8 11 (2.43%) POSIX
8 11 (2.43%) Qt
9 10 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.77%) Backbone.js
10 8 (1.77%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.77%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.77%) ActiveX
11 7 (1.55%) MFC
11 7 (1.55%) OpenGL
11 7 (1.55%) jQuery
12 6 (1.32%) WebKit
12 6 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 58 (12.80%) Firmware
3 48 (10.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 36 (7.95%) Device Driver
5 35 (7.73%) Mathematics
6 30 (6.62%) Physics
7 25 (5.52%) VHDL
8 22 (4.86%) Verilog
9 14 (3.09%) Open Source
10 13 (2.87%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.77%) IPTV
13 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.32%) ASIC
15 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.88%) iPhone
15 4 (0.88%) MPEG
16 3 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 130 (28.70%) Linux
2 56 (12.36%) Windows
3 32 (7.06%) UNIX
4 19 (4.19%) Android
5 14 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 5 (1.10%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.88%) LynxOS
9 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (61.59%) Software Engineering
2 77 (17.00%) OO
3 46 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.61%) UML
5 36 (7.95%) OOD
6 31 (6.84%) Embedded Software Development
6 31 (6.84%) Multithreading
7 24 (5.30%) Project Management
8 19 (4.19%) Low Latency
9 17 (3.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 16 (3.53%) Resource Management
10 16 (3.53%) Signal Processing
10 16 (3.53%) RUP
10 16 (3.53%) Scrum
11 15 (3.31%) Software Testing
12 13 (2.87%) Memory Management
13 12 (2.65%) Waterfall
13 12 (2.65%) Unit Testing
13 12 (2.65%) MVC
13 12 (2.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (68.43%) C
2 301 (66.45%) C++
3 100 (22.08%) C#
4 90 (19.87%) Embedded C
5 77 (17.00%) Assembly Language
6 60 (13.25%) Python
7 57 (12.58%) Java
8 40 (8.83%) MATLAB
9 26 (5.74%) Embedded C++
10 24 (5.30%) JavaScript
11 18 (3.97%) Perl
12 13 (2.87%) VB
13 11 (2.43%) Ada
13 11 (2.43%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.21%) SQL
15 7 (1.55%) VC++
15 7 (1.55%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.32%) Lua
17 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 185 (40.84%) Degree
2 49 (10.82%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.21%) PhD
5 4 (0.88%) HNC
6 3 (0.66%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.96%) IEC 61508
2 16 (3.53%) QA
3 9 (1.99%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.32%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.10%) JTAG
6 3 (0.66%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (2.21%) NFS
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Xen
3 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (7.28%) Freescale
2 15 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.43%) Altera
4 10 (2.21%) Xilinx
5 8 (1.77%) Hitachi
6 7 (1.55%) Embarcadero
6 7 (1.55%) Borland
6 7 (1.55%) Cisco
7 6 (1.32%) Adobe
7 6 (1.32%) CA
8 5 (1.10%) EMC
8 5 (1.10%) Intel
8 5 (1.10%) Broadcom
9 4 (0.88%) SolidWorks
9 4 (0.88%) Toshiba
9 4 (0.88%) HP
10 3 (0.66%) QNX
11 2 (0.44%) Huawei
11 2 (0.44%) Google
11 2 (0.44%) VMware
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Flexible Core hours, Pension, Child Care
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Doyen
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Pension + Health + perks
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
Posted: 8 days ago