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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 601 666 623
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -43
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 304 237 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 228 201 245
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
41203 42236 43835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.49% 39.21% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33266 33196 36779
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 29 December 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 +55 291 £45,000 +8.43% 52
South East -7 109 £45,000 - 15
East of England +9 67 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Cambridgeshire +30 53 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Cambridge +22 53 £47,500 +18.75% 10
London +4 33 £55,000 - 4
Surrey -7 31 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands +9 27 £42,000 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +3 22 £42,500 -10.52% 1
South West +4 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Worthing +14 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex 0 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire -16 13 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Midlands +19 12 £37,500 +30.43% 8
Brighton -2 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -4 12 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Yorkshire -6 12 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Staffordshire +12 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Redhill - 11 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +13 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire +22 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Scotland +11 9 £35,000 +0.71%
Hertfordshire -5 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Sheffield - 9 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
North West -9 8 £39,750 -27.72% 3
Derby +12 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leatherhead +4 7 £40,750 -3.55% 2
Kent -2 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Manchester - 7 £40,000 - 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 409 (71.13%) C++
2 360 (62.61%) C
3 351 (61.04%) Software Engineering
4 228 (39.65%) Degree
5 223 (38.78%) Linux
6 159 (27.65%) C#
7 144 (25.04%) Electronics
8 121 (21.04%) Java
9 119 (20.70%) Computer Science
10 98 (17.04%) Python
11 93 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (16.00%) Windows
13 82 (14.26%) Firmware
14 80 (13.91%) UML
15 78 (13.57%) Embedded C
16 75 (13.04%) OO
17 68 (11.83%) Embedded C++
18 63 (10.96%) Algorithms
19 59 (10.26%) Mathematics
20 56 (9.74%) Project Management
21 53 (9.22%) .NET
22 50 (8.70%) TCP/IP
23 48 (8.35%) Assembly Language
23 48 (8.35%) Automotive
24 44 (7.65%) Subversion
24 44 (7.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
24 44 (7.65%) Simulink
24 44 (7.65%) Git (software)
25 42 (7.30%) Android
26 41 (7.13%) Multithreading

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (1.57%) Node.js
1 9 (1.57%) OpenStack
1 9 (1.57%) CloudStack
2 6 (1.04%) Apache
3 4 (0.70%) IIS
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (7.65%) Simulink
2 27 (4.70%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.96%) Stateflow
4 11 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.91%) TargetLink
5 7 (1.22%) MS Office
6 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.70%) MS Project
8 2 (0.35%) Maya
8 2 (0.35%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.35%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.70%) Wireless
3 26 (4.52%) Internet
4 18 (3.13%) DVB
5 17 (2.96%) GSM
6 14 (2.43%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.26%) HTTP
7 13 (2.26%) ADSL
8 11 (1.91%) 3G
9 10 (1.74%) GPRS
10 9 (1.57%) SSL
11 6 (1.04%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.04%) FTP
11 6 (1.04%) LDAP
12 3 (0.52%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.52%) 2G
12 3 (0.52%) NFC
12 3 (0.52%) LTE
12 3 (0.52%) 4G
13 2 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (7.65%) Subversion
1 44 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.04%) ClearCase
3 23 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (3.48%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.48%) GCC
5 18 (3.13%) GDB
6 12 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.74%) MSBuild
8 8 (1.39%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.04%) JIRA
11 3 (0.52%) Maven
11 3 (0.52%) Ant
12 2 (0.35%) JUnit
12 2 (0.35%) PVCS
12 2 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.35%) LLVM
12 2 (0.35%) Emacs
12 2 (0.35%) VectorCAST
General
1 144 (25.04%) Electronics
2 48 (8.35%) Automotive
3 31 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.87%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.17%) Military
6 22 (3.83%) Aerospace
7 14 (2.43%) Marketing
8 10 (1.74%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.57%) Banking
10 8 (1.39%) Retail
10 8 (1.39%) Finance
11 4 (0.70%) Avionics
12 3 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.52%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 245 (42.61%) Software Engineer
2 88 (15.30%) Developer
3 82 (14.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 79 (13.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 39 (6.78%) Test Engineer
5 39 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (5.74%) C++ Developer
7 32 (5.57%) Senior Developer
8 31 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
9 28 (4.87%) Electronics Engineer
9 28 (4.87%) Development Engineer
10 24 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
10 24 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 22 (3.83%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.83%) Firmware Engineer
12 21 (3.65%) Architect
13 20 (3.48%) Integration Engineer
13 20 (3.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 19 (3.30%) Principal Engineer
14 19 (3.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.22%) .NET
2 34 (5.91%) XML
3 28 (4.87%) HTML
4 17 (2.96%) WinForms
5 15 (2.61%) HTML5
6 14 (2.43%) Middleware
6 14 (2.43%) Spring
7 11 (1.91%) JSF
7 11 (1.91%) Silverlight
7 11 (1.91%) RESTful
7 11 (1.91%) CSS
8 10 (1.74%) STL
8 10 (1.74%) Web Services
8 10 (1.74%) XSD
8 10 (1.74%) XSLT
8 10 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (1.74%) WCF
8 10 (1.74%) WPF
8 10 (1.74%) WF
8 10 (1.74%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 119 (20.70%) Computer Science
2 63 (10.96%) Algorithms
3 59 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 44 (7.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 38 (6.61%) Cryptography
6 35 (6.09%) VHDL
7 26 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (4.17%) Device Driver
8 24 (4.17%) Open Source
9 23 (4.00%) MPEG
10 18 (3.13%) Physics
11 16 (2.78%) Client/Server
12 15 (2.61%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.09%) Verilog
14 11 (1.91%) Home Automation
15 10 (1.74%) PKI
16 9 (1.57%) IPTV
16 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
17 8 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 223 (38.78%) Linux
2 92 (16.00%) Windows
3 42 (7.30%) Android
4 37 (6.43%) Embedded Linux
5 36 (6.26%) UNIX
6 22 (3.83%) VxWorks
7 18 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.52%) LynxOS
10 2 (0.35%) Tizen
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (61.04%) Software Engineering
2 93 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.91%) UML
4 75 (13.04%) OO
5 56 (9.74%) Project Management
6 41 (7.13%) Multithreading
7 39 (6.78%) Signal Processing
8 36 (6.26%) Information Security
8 36 (6.26%) Validation
8 36 (6.26%) Embedded Software Development
9 34 (5.91%) Waterfall
10 30 (5.22%) Configuration Management
11 29 (5.04%) Mentoring
12 26 (4.52%) OOD
13 24 (4.17%) Scrum
13 24 (4.17%) Software Testing
13 24 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (4.17%) Requirements Management
14 22 (3.83%) Test Automation
14 22 (3.83%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 409 (71.13%) C++
2 360 (62.61%) C
3 159 (27.65%) C#
4 121 (21.04%) Java
5 98 (17.04%) Python
6 78 (13.57%) Embedded C
7 68 (11.83%) Embedded C++
8 48 (8.35%) Assembly Language
9 36 (6.26%) JavaScript
10 31 (5.39%) Ada
10 31 (5.39%) MATLAB
11 30 (5.22%) SQL
12 26 (4.52%) Perl
13 25 (4.35%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.26%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.09%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.91%) PHP
17 10 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.74%) XPath
18 9 (1.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 228 (39.65%) Degree
2 36 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.87%) HND
6 5 (0.87%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) GIAC
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.22%) ISO 9001
2 20 (3.48%) QA
3 18 (3.13%) ISO 9000
4 12 (2.09%) JTAG
5 6 (1.04%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.70%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 82 (14.26%) Firmware
2 6 (1.04%) NFS
3 4 (0.70%) Xen
3 4 (0.70%) XenServer
4 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.00%) EMC
3 16 (2.78%) Oracle
4 13 (2.26%) MathWorks
4 13 (2.26%) Broadcom
5 12 (2.09%) NEC
6 11 (1.91%) MKS
7 8 (1.39%) AccuRev
8 6 (1.04%) Lauterbach
9 5 (0.87%) Apple
10 4 (0.70%) Citrix
10 4 (0.70%) Twitter
10 4 (0.70%) Freescale
10 4 (0.70%) Altera
11 3 (0.52%) Atmel
11 3 (0.52%) HP
11 3 (0.52%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (0.52%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.35%) Zend
12 2 (0.35%) Mitel
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Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
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Godalming, Surrey
Dot Origin Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits incl. share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
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Salary: £30000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
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Brentford, Middlesex
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £27500 per annum + Benefits
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