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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 681 679 608
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -71
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 217 257 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.55% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 182 185 186
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
44231 46344 43835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.29% 39.37% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35117 36549 35302
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 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +13 196 £42,500 - 64
South East +1 68 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England +13 39 £40,000 -11.11% 12
London +16 30 £52,000 -0.95% 7
Surrey +9 27 £45,000 - 4
Scotland +18 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +14 18 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South West -33 15 £42,500 - 11
Derby +9 14 £36,250 +16.00% 1
Derbyshire +8 14 £36,250 +16.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 14 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Redhill - 14 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 14 £40,000 - 5
Edinburgh +1 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridge -11 12 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Brighton +19 11 £35,000 -17.64%
East Sussex +10 11 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -15 10 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Suffolk +8 9 £50,000 +49.25%
Oxfordshire +22 8 £40,000 -20.00%
City of London +19 8 £60,000 +33.33%
North West -1 7 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Wiltshire -4 7 £47,500 +5.55%
North East -8 7 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Berkshire -21 7 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Staffordshire +1 6 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Woking +23 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +10 5 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Borehamwood - 5 £40,000 - 2
Glasgow +13 4 £41,500 +58.09% 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 295 (63.85%) C++
2 248 (53.68%) C
3 246 (53.25%) Software Engineering
4 210 (45.45%) Degree
5 182 (39.39%) Linux
6 130 (28.14%) Electronics
7 107 (23.16%) Computer Science
8 84 (18.18%) Firmware
9 83 (17.97%) Windows
10 82 (17.75%) C#
10 82 (17.75%) Embedded C
11 78 (16.88%) Python
11 78 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (15.58%) Java
13 61 (13.20%) Mathematics
14 60 (12.99%) Embedded C++
15 53 (11.47%) Android
16 49 (10.61%) UML
17 45 (9.74%) Manufacturing
18 44 (9.52%) Algorithms
19 40 (8.66%) Automotive
19 40 (8.66%) EMC
20 38 (8.23%) Apple iOS
21 37 (8.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 37 (8.01%) TCP/IP
22 36 (7.79%) SDLC
23 35 (7.58%) Security Cleared
24 34 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (7.36%) OO
24 34 (7.36%) VHDL

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (0.65%) Apache
2 2 (0.43%) Node.js
2 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.43%) CloudStack
2 2 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.81%) Simulink
3 6 (1.30%) MS Office
4 3 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Primavera
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.01%) TCP/IP
2 31 (6.71%) Ethernet
3 28 (6.06%) Bluetooth
4 24 (5.19%) Internet
5 16 (3.46%) Wireless
6 12 (2.60%) NFC
6 12 (2.60%) HTTP
7 11 (2.38%) LDAP
8 7 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.30%) GSM
9 6 (1.30%) FTP
9 6 (1.30%) RFID
10 5 (1.08%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.08%) GPRS
10 5 (1.08%) Modbus
11 3 (0.65%) Broadband
11 3 (0.65%) SNMP
11 3 (0.65%) DHCP
11 3 (0.65%) DVB
12 2 (0.43%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.28%) Subversion
2 29 (6.28%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.46%) LabVIEW
4 12 (2.60%) Bugzilla
5 11 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.30%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.43%) Mocha
10 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.43%) GDB
10 2 (0.43%) Redmine
11 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.22%) GCC
11 1 (0.22%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.22%) C++Builder
General
1 130 (28.14%) Electronics
2 45 (9.74%) Manufacturing
3 40 (8.66%) Automotive
4 34 (7.36%) Telecoms
5 31 (6.71%) Finance
6 18 (3.90%) Marketing
7 12 (2.60%) Military
7 12 (2.60%) Banking
8 9 (1.95%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 4 (0.87%) Avionics
11 3 (0.65%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 176 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 100 (21.65%) Developer
3 66 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 60 (12.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 44 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
6 43 (9.31%) Hardware Engineer
7 38 (8.23%) Design Engineer
8 26 (5.63%) C++ Developer
8 26 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
9 22 (4.76%) Architect
10 21 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) iOS Developer
12 16 (3.46%) Test Engineer
12 16 (3.46%) C Developer
13 14 (3.03%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.60%) Graduate
14 12 (2.60%) Junior
14 12 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.60%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.93%) XML
2 31 (6.71%) .NET
3 21 (4.55%) HTML
4 18 (3.90%) Web Services
5 17 (3.68%) MFC
5 17 (3.68%) Qt
6 16 (3.46%) RESTful
6 16 (3.46%) Middleware
7 12 (2.60%) HTML5
8 11 (2.38%) STL
8 11 (2.38%) WinForms
9 10 (2.16%) CSS
10 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.30%) XSD
10 6 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.08%) WebGL
11 5 (1.08%) CSS3
11 5 (1.08%) Spring
12 4 (0.87%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.16%) Computer Science
2 61 (13.20%) Mathematics
3 44 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 37 (8.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 34 (7.36%) VHDL
5 34 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.84%) Physics
7 26 (5.63%) Device Driver
8 23 (4.98%) Verilog
9 20 (4.33%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (3.68%) Telematics
11 17 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.60%) Smartcard
12 12 (2.60%) Smartphone
13 11 (2.38%) Internet of Things
13 11 (2.38%) Raspberry Pi
13 11 (2.38%) User Experience
14 10 (2.16%) Visualisation
14 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 182 (39.39%) Linux
2 83 (17.97%) Windows
3 53 (11.47%) Android
4 38 (8.23%) Apple iOS
5 31 (6.71%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (4.98%) UNIX
7 12 (2.60%) VxWorks
8 7 (1.52%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.87%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (0.65%) OpenWrt
11 2 (0.43%) Tizen
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (53.25%) Software Engineering
2 78 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (10.61%) UML
4 36 (7.79%) SDLC
5 34 (7.36%) OO
6 33 (7.14%) TDD
7 30 (6.49%) Open Source
8 29 (6.28%) Validation
8 29 (6.28%) Cyber Security
9 28 (6.06%) iOS Development
9 28 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
10 27 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 26 (5.63%) Waterfall
12 25 (5.41%) OOD
13 21 (4.55%) Software Architecture
13 21 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 17 (3.68%) Project Management
14 17 (3.68%) Signal Processing
15 14 (3.03%) Memory Management
16 13 (2.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 295 (63.85%) C++
2 248 (53.68%) C
3 82 (17.75%) C#
3 82 (17.75%) Embedded C
4 78 (16.88%) Python
5 72 (15.58%) Java
6 60 (12.99%) Embedded C++
7 27 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.63%) Assembly Language
9 23 (4.98%) MATLAB
10 19 (4.11%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.90%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.90%) SQL
12 15 (3.25%) Lua
13 12 (2.60%) VC++
14 9 (1.95%) PHP
15 6 (1.30%) Perl
15 6 (1.30%) VB
15 6 (1.30%) Tcl
15 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (45.45%) Degree
2 35 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.33%) PhD
5 3 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.43%) HNC
6 2 (0.43%) HND
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) ISO 9001
1 10 (2.16%) QA
2 9 (1.95%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.30%) JTAG
4 5 (1.08%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.08%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.22%) DO-254
5 1 (0.22%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.22%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (18.18%) Firmware
2 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.08%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Iperf
Vendors
1 40 (8.66%) EMC
2 23 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.33%) NEC
4 19 (4.11%) Atmel
4 19 (4.11%) Freescale
5 17 (3.68%) Mentor Graphics
5 17 (3.68%) Fujitsu
6 13 (2.81%) Apple
7 12 (2.60%) Oracle
8 6 (1.30%) QNX
9 4 (0.87%) Xilinx
9 4 (0.87%) Altera
10 3 (0.65%) Lauterbach
11 2 (0.43%) Google
11 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.43%) SAP
11 2 (0.43%) MathWorks
12 1 (0.22%) Remedy
12 1 (0.22%) IBM
12 1 (0.22%) Motorola
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
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