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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 640 655 624
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 268 226 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.54% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 194 180 244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 236 £42,500 +6.25% 61
South East -19 91 £42,500 -5.55% 19
London +9 45 £50,000 - 1
East of England -49 35 £45,000 -7.21% 16
Cambridgeshire -20 28 £47,500 -2.06% 12
Cambridge -22 27 £45,000 -7.21% 9
South West -16 25 £42,500 +21.42% 8
West Midlands -8 20 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Scotland +2 19 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Berkshire +11 18 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex -13 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey -20 17 £42,500 -6.59% 7
Buckinghamshire - 16 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 15 £37,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 15 - -
Edinburgh - 14 £40,000 - 1
Brighton -19 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
City of London +16 11 £46,250 -26.00%
West Sussex -18 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Burgess Hill - 10 £42,500 -
Lewes - 10 £42,500 -
Crawley +1 9 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire 0 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Reading -1 9 £39,750 -14.97%
Lichfield - 9 £37,500 - 1
Eastbourne - 9 £42,500 -
Haywards Heath - 9 £42,500 -
Uckfield - 9 £42,500 -
Middlesex -3 8 £42,500 -
East Midlands -3 8 £39,500 +41.07% 5

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 407 (76.65%) C++
2 396 (74.58%) C
3 280 (52.73%) Software Engineering
4 194 (36.53%) Degree
5 189 (35.59%) Linux
6 135 (25.42%) Electronics
7 134 (25.24%) C#
8 103 (19.40%) Java
9 98 (18.46%) Computer Science
10 97 (18.27%) Firmware
11 95 (17.89%) OO
12 90 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (16.76%) UML
14 88 (16.57%) Python
15 73 (13.75%) Project Management
16 71 (13.37%) Windows
17 69 (12.99%) Subversion
18 66 (12.43%) Security Cleared
19 65 (12.24%) TCP/IP
20 56 (10.55%) ClearCase
21 52 (9.79%) Embedded C
22 51 (9.60%) Assembly Language
23 47 (8.85%) Git (software)
24 46 (8.66%) Waterfall
24 46 (8.66%) Telecoms
25 43 (8.10%) Embedded Software Development
26 42 (7.91%) Mathematics
26 42 (7.91%) Military
26 42 (7.91%) UNIX
27 41 (7.72%) Wireless

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (2.07%) OpenStack
1 11 (2.07%) CloudStack
2 5 (0.94%) Apache
3 4 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.19%) CMS
4 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.46%) Simulink
3 15 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.45%) MS Project
5 11 (2.07%) Stateflow
5 11 (2.07%) TargetLink
6 10 (1.88%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.13%) MS Office
8 2 (0.38%) CATIA
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 41 (7.72%) Wireless
3 31 (5.84%) DVB
4 27 (5.08%) HTTP
4 27 (5.08%) ADSL
5 22 (4.14%) Ethernet
6 19 (3.58%) Internet
7 11 (2.07%) GSM
8 9 (1.69%) GPRS
9 8 (1.51%) Broadband
10 7 (1.32%) 3G
11 5 (0.94%) TETRA
11 5 (0.94%) LTE
11 5 (0.94%) 4G
11 5 (0.94%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.75%) SAN
12 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.56%) 802.15
13 3 (0.56%) LDAP
13 3 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (12.99%) Subversion
2 56 (10.55%) ClearCase
3 47 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 35 (6.59%) GCC
5 24 (4.52%) GDB
5 24 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 23 (4.33%) Rational DOORS
7 14 (2.64%) Bugzilla
8 12 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.51%) LabVIEW
9 8 (1.51%) Ant
9 8 (1.51%) Maven
9 8 (1.51%) JIRA
10 6 (1.13%) JUnit
11 4 (0.75%) Selenium
12 3 (0.56%) FogBugz
13 2 (0.38%) VectorCAST
13 2 (0.38%) LLVM
13 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 135 (25.42%) Electronics
2 46 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.91%) Military
4 39 (7.34%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.40%) Automotive
6 17 (3.20%) Aerospace
7 12 (2.26%) Finance
8 10 (1.88%) Avionics
9 7 (1.32%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.13%) Marketing
11 4 (0.75%) Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Advertising
12 3 (0.56%) Games
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 216 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 107 (20.15%) Developer
3 56 (10.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (8.85%) Development Engineer
5 40 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 36 (6.78%) Firmware Engineer
7 34 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (6.40%) C++ Developer
8 29 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (5.46%) Principal Engineer
9 28 (5.27%) Java Developer
10 24 (4.52%) Test Engineer
10 24 (4.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 23 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (4.14%) Electronics Engineer
13 21 (3.95%) Principal Software Engineer
13 21 (3.95%) Graduate
13 21 (3.95%) C Developer
14 20 (3.77%) Junior
15 19 (3.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.40%) .NET
2 18 (3.39%) Qt
3 13 (2.45%) XML
4 12 (2.26%) HTML
4 12 (2.26%) MFC
4 12 (2.26%) Spring
5 7 (1.32%) WinForms
5 7 (1.32%) ICEfaces
6 6 (1.13%) CSS
7 5 (0.94%) OpenGL
7 5 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (0.94%) JSF
8 4 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (0.75%) HTML5
8 4 (0.75%) Middleware
9 3 (0.56%) XSLT
9 3 (0.56%) STL
9 3 (0.56%) Web Services
9 3 (0.56%) OpenCV
9 3 (0.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.46%) Computer Science
2 97 (18.27%) Firmware
3 42 (7.91%) Mathematics
4 38 (7.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 32 (6.03%) Device Driver
6 29 (5.46%) MPEG
7 26 (4.90%) VHDL
8 22 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (3.77%) Cryptography
9 20 (3.77%) Physics
10 17 (3.20%) PKI
10 17 (3.20%) Open Source
11 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
12 12 (2.26%) Verilog
13 11 (2.07%) ASIC
13 11 (2.07%) IPTV
14 8 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.51%) Home Automation
15 6 (1.13%) STB
15 6 (1.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 189 (35.59%) Linux
2 71 (13.37%) Windows
3 42 (7.91%) UNIX
4 35 (6.59%) Embedded Linux
5 24 (4.52%) Android
6 13 (2.45%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.26%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.32%) LynxOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (52.73%) Software Engineering
2 95 (17.89%) OO
3 90 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (16.76%) UML
5 73 (13.75%) Project Management
6 46 (8.66%) Waterfall
7 43 (8.10%) Embedded Software Development
8 41 (7.72%) Software Testing
9 40 (7.53%) Configuration Management
10 39 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 37 (6.97%) RUP
12 32 (6.03%) OOD
12 32 (6.03%) Test Automation
13 31 (5.84%) Signal Processing
14 27 (5.08%) Multithreading
14 27 (5.08%) DRM
15 25 (4.71%) Validation
16 23 (4.33%) Requirements Management
16 23 (4.33%) Stress Testing
17 20 (3.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 407 (76.65%) C++
2 396 (74.58%) C
3 134 (25.24%) C#
4 103 (19.40%) Java
5 88 (16.57%) Python
6 52 (9.79%) Embedded C
7 51 (9.60%) Assembly Language
8 38 (7.16%) Embedded C++
9 37 (6.97%) Ada
10 34 (6.40%) Perl
11 29 (5.46%) MATLAB
12 21 (3.95%) Bash Shell
13 19 (3.58%) SQL
14 17 (3.20%) Lua
15 15 (2.82%) JavaScript
16 14 (2.64%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.32%) VC++
18 5 (0.94%) Ruby
19 4 (0.75%) C-shell
19 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 194 (36.53%) Degree
2 66 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 8 (1.51%) PhD
6 6 (1.13%) HND
7 4 (0.75%) ISEB
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.38%) MCP
9 2 (0.38%) HNC
9 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CISA
10 1 (0.19%) CISM
10 1 (0.19%) GIAC
10 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.71%) ISO 9000
2 20 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.07%) QA
4 10 (1.88%) DO-178B
5 7 (1.32%) JTAG
5 7 (1.32%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) NFS
2 2 (0.38%) Xen
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (4.90%) Broadcom
2 25 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.58%) EMC
4 11 (2.07%) MKS
4 11 (2.07%) MathWorks
5 8 (1.51%) NEC
5 8 (1.51%) Oracle
6 7 (1.32%) HP
6 7 (1.32%) Embarcadero
6 7 (1.32%) Borland
7 6 (1.13%) Apple
8 4 (0.75%) Cisco
9 3 (0.56%) Twitter
10 2 (0.38%) Toshiba
10 2 (0.38%) SolidWorks
10 2 (0.38%) VMware
10 2 (0.38%) Huawei
10 2 (0.38%) Symbian
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix
10 2 (0.38%) CA
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