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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 698 740 773
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +33
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 261 242 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 238 190 196
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%

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
43792 45081 49328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.60% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35333 35576 39107
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +34 256 £44,000 +3.52% 49
South East +73 126 £44,000 +3.52% 11
Surrey +4 46 £42,500 +3.65% 6
East Sussex +51 37 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Brighton +41 36 £47,500 +35.71%
East of England +9 32 £44,250 -6.84% 14
South West -1 29 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Dorset +26 24 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Midlands -2 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London -6 21 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Poole +23 20 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Suffolk +16 17 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire +21 16 £40,000 - 1
Guildford +1 14 £70,000 +96.49% 1
Kent - 14 £37,500 - 1
Leatherhead +26 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Dartford - 12 £37,500 - 1
North West +22 10 £35,000 -26.31% 9
Buckinghamshire - 10 £38,000 -
Hampshire +22 9 £40,000 -3.03% 1
West Midlands -16 9 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Loughborough - 8 £40,000 - 1
Ipswich - 8 £44,250 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £60,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 7 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +14 6 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Warrington - 6 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire -8 5 £56,250 +28.57%
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 -

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 344 (67.19%) C++
2 300 (58.59%) Software Engineering
3 281 (54.88%) C
4 249 (48.63%) Degree
5 198 (38.67%) Linux
6 192 (37.50%) Electronics
7 135 (26.37%) Firmware
8 115 (22.46%) Computer Science
9 102 (19.92%) Windows
10 99 (19.34%) Python
11 88 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 85 (16.60%) Security Cleared
13 82 (16.02%) Embedded C
14 78 (15.23%) OO
14 78 (15.23%) C#
14 78 (15.23%) Java
15 71 (13.87%) Algorithms
16 66 (12.89%) Mathematics
17 65 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 65 (12.70%) Manufacturing
18 60 (11.72%) Android
19 58 (11.33%) TCP/IP
20 51 (9.96%) Embedded Linux
20 51 (9.96%) UML
21 50 (9.77%) Telecoms
22 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
23 40 (7.81%) Multithreading
24 39 (7.62%) Video Processing
24 39 (7.62%) Bash Shell
24 39 (7.62%) Microsoft

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.17%) IIS
3 4 (0.78%) Node.js
4 3 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (5.08%) MS Excel
1 26 (5.08%) MS Office
2 8 (1.56%) MS Project
3 6 (1.17%) Maple
4 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) Simulink
6 2 (0.39%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.33%) TCP/IP
2 38 (7.42%) Wireless
3 32 (6.25%) RS-485
4 31 (6.05%) RS-232
5 21 (4.10%) Ethernet
6 17 (3.32%) VPN
7 16 (3.13%) NFC
8 13 (2.54%) HTTP
9 11 (2.15%) RFID
10 10 (1.95%) FTP
10 10 (1.95%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.95%) LDAP
11 8 (1.56%) DVB
12 7 (1.37%) Bluetooth
12 7 (1.37%) Internet
13 6 (1.17%) Network Security
14 5 (0.98%) ZigBee
15 3 (0.59%) 802.15
15 3 (0.59%) GSM
15 3 (0.59%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.59%) Big Data
3 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
4 2 (0.39%) Redis
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.25%) Subversion
3 24 (4.69%) ClearCase
4 23 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.10%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.39%) Grunt
7 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) GCC
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 192 (37.50%) Electronics
2 65 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 50 (9.77%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.08%) Finance
5 18 (3.52%) Automotive
6 10 (1.95%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
8 3 (0.59%) Games
8 3 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 240 (46.88%) Software Engineer
2 148 (28.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 132 (25.78%) C++ Software Engineer
4 114 (22.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 75 (14.65%) C Software Engineer
6 73 (14.26%) Developer
7 64 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 61 (11.91%) Electronics Engineer
9 60 (11.72%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 55 (10.74%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 54 (10.55%) Embedded C Engineer
12 51 (9.96%) Hardware Engineer
13 46 (8.98%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 41 (8.01%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 39 (7.62%) Software Developer
16 36 (7.03%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 36 (7.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
17 27 (5.27%) Design Engineer
18 25 (4.88%) Graduate
18 25 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.03%) .NET
2 27 (5.27%) Qt
3 19 (3.71%) HTML
4 17 (3.32%) HTML5
5 11 (2.15%) CSS
5 11 (2.15%) MFC
5 11 (2.15%) XML
6 9 (1.76%) Web Services
7 8 (1.56%) Middleware
8 7 (1.37%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.37%) Java EE
8 7 (1.37%) JSF
8 7 (1.37%) Spring
9 6 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.17%) EJB
9 6 (1.17%) JDBC
9 6 (1.17%) JSP
9 6 (1.17%) ODBC
9 6 (1.17%) SOAP
10 5 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (22.46%) Computer Science
2 71 (13.87%) Algorithms
3 66 (12.89%) Mathematics
4 65 (12.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 36 (7.03%) VHDL
6 33 (6.45%) Physics
7 32 (6.25%) Verilog
8 31 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (4.30%) Driving Licence
10 18 (3.52%) Device Driver
11 16 (3.13%) Mechatronics
12 15 (2.93%) CPLD
13 13 (2.54%) SCADA
14 12 (2.34%) Cryptography
14 12 (2.34%) Cybercrime
15 11 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
15 11 (2.15%) Robotics
16 9 (1.76%) Smartcard
17 8 (1.56%) DTV
17 8 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 198 (38.67%) Linux
2 102 (19.92%) Windows
3 60 (11.72%) Android
4 51 (9.96%) Embedded Linux
5 25 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 21 (4.10%) Unix
7 14 (2.73%) Windows CE
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.39%) openSUSE
11 2 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (58.59%) Software Engineering
2 88 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (15.23%) OO
4 51 (9.96%) UML
5 40 (7.81%) Multithreading
6 39 (7.62%) Video Processing
7 38 (7.42%) Penetration Testing
8 32 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 30 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 29 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (5.27%) Defect Tracking
11 27 (5.27%) Scrum
11 27 (5.27%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
12 25 (4.88%) Validation
13 24 (4.69%) Open Source
14 22 (4.30%) Android Development
14 22 (4.30%) OOD
14 22 (4.30%) Signal Processing
15 21 (4.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 344 (67.19%) C++
2 281 (54.88%) C
3 99 (19.34%) Python
4 82 (16.02%) Embedded C
5 78 (15.23%) C#
5 78 (15.23%) Java
6 39 (7.62%) Bash Shell
7 36 (7.03%) Embedded C++
8 29 (5.66%) Assembly Language
9 28 (5.47%) Lua
10 25 (4.88%) Perl
11 19 (3.71%) MATLAB
12 16 (3.13%) JavaScript
13 15 (2.93%) SQL
14 9 (1.76%) R
15 8 (1.56%) Ruby
15 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.98%) Ada
17 3 (0.59%) ANSI C
17 3 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 249 (48.63%) Degree
2 85 (16.60%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.27%) DV Cleared
4 27 (5.27%) GIAC
5 26 (5.08%) CREST Certified
6 22 (4.30%) HND
7 16 (3.13%) CEH
7 16 (3.13%) OSCP
8 14 (2.73%) HNC
9 11 (2.15%) GREM
9 11 (2.15%) MCP
10 6 (1.17%) CISA
10 6 (1.17%) CISM
10 6 (1.17%) CISSP
10 6 (1.17%) IISP
11 5 (0.98%) PhD
12 4 (0.78%) CCNA
12 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.73%) QA
3 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.17%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (1.17%) ISO27005
4 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.98%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.78%) MISRA
7 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 2 (0.39%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.20%) DO-254
9 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.20%) JTAG
9 1 (0.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 135 (26.37%) Firmware
2 10 (1.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.13%) Nessus
1 16 (3.13%) Nmap
1 16 (3.13%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 39 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.25%) EMC
3 22 (4.30%) Qualys
4 16 (3.13%) Coverity
5 12 (2.34%) Oracle
6 11 (2.15%) Apple
7 6 (1.17%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (1.17%) Cisco
7 6 (1.17%) IBM
7 6 (1.17%) Intel Security
7 6 (1.17%) Tripwire
8 5 (0.98%) Atmel
8 5 (0.98%) SAP
9 4 (0.78%) Freescale
9 4 (0.78%) Mentor Graphics
9 4 (0.78%) Sun
9 4 (0.78%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.59%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.59%) Hyperion
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Death in Service, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, RSU, Pension, Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insura
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Steyning, West Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: Thirty Two to forty five thousand
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 9 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
ROLI
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago