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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 671 667 599
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -68
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 224 256 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 186 201 228
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
44212 47687 44044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.01% 39.75% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35122 37843 35783
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 206 £45,000 +12.50% 86
South East -1 74 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England -2 36 £45,000 -2.17% 13
Surrey +16 32 £45,000 +5.26% 9
London +49 29 £48,500 +7.77% 8
East Midlands +26 21 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Cambridgeshire -10 19 £50,000 +8.69% 7
Brighton +35 18 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +27 18 £35,000 - 3
Derby +15 18 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Derbyshire +10 18 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Redhill +22 17 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South West -39 17 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Scotland +6 16 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cambridge -10 16 £55,000 +19.56% 7
Suffolk +10 11 £47,500 +41.79%
North East +1 11 £35,000 +12.90%
Edinburgh +12 10 £38,500 -14.44% 2
City of London +35 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Leatherhead +3 8 £45,000 +14.64% 2
West Midlands -11 8 £41,250 +14.58% 18
North West +7 7 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Wiltshire -8 7 £47,500 +72.72%
Oxfordshire +16 6 £40,000 - 3
Dorset +16 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire -8 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Durham -13 6 £35,000 +12.90%
Reading -10 5 £45,000 - 1
Blackburn - 5 £47,500 -
Worthing - 5 £42,500 -

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 287 (62.39%) C++
2 243 (52.83%) Software Engineering
3 242 (52.61%) C
4 203 (44.13%) Degree
5 182 (39.57%) Linux
6 124 (26.96%) Electronics
7 103 (22.39%) Computer Science
8 94 (20.43%) Firmware
9 90 (19.57%) Embedded C
10 81 (17.61%) Windows
10 81 (17.61%) Python
11 78 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (16.52%) C#
13 73 (15.87%) Java
14 71 (15.43%) Embedded C++
15 55 (11.96%) UML
16 53 (11.52%) Mathematics
17 48 (10.43%) Android
18 46 (10.00%) Manufacturing
19 43 (9.35%) XML
19 43 (9.35%) EMC
19 43 (9.35%) Algorithms
20 42 (9.13%) Automotive
21 41 (8.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 41 (8.91%) Apple iOS
22 40 (8.70%) OO
23 39 (8.48%) VHDL
24 38 (8.26%) Security Cleared
25 36 (7.83%) Finance
25 36 (7.83%) Telecoms

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.83%) Simulink
3 7 (1.52%) MS Office
4 6 (1.30%) MS Project
5 5 (1.09%) 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 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.83%) TCP/IP
2 31 (6.74%) Bluetooth
3 24 (5.22%) Ethernet
4 21 (4.57%) Wireless
5 19 (4.13%) Internet
6 12 (2.61%) NFC
6 12 (2.61%) HTTP
7 11 (2.39%) LDAP
8 9 (1.96%) GSM
9 8 (1.74%) GPRS
10 7 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.30%) RFID
11 6 (1.30%) FTP
12 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.09%) Modbus
13 4 (0.87%) DVB
14 3 (0.65%) 3G
14 3 (0.65%) DHCP
14 3 (0.65%) IPv6
14 3 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) MySQL
3 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.43%) Subversion
4 11 (2.39%) LabVIEW
4 11 (2.39%) Bugzilla
5 10 (2.17%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.87%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.65%) JIRA
10 2 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.43%) Mocha
10 2 (0.43%) Redmine
11 1 (0.22%) Trac
11 1 (0.22%) Emacs
11 1 (0.22%) jEdit
11 1 (0.22%) CANoe
General
1 124 (26.96%) Electronics
2 46 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 42 (9.13%) Automotive
4 36 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 36 (7.83%) Finance
5 15 (3.26%) Banking
6 13 (2.83%) Military
6 13 (2.83%) Marketing
7 10 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.09%) Games
9 4 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.87%) Avionics
10 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 162 (35.22%) Software Engineer
2 106 (23.04%) Developer
3 70 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 68 (14.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 44 (9.57%) Hardware Engineer
6 42 (9.13%) Electronics Engineer
7 37 (8.04%) Design Engineer
8 29 (6.30%) C++ Developer
8 29 (6.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 23 (5.00%) Architect
9 23 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (4.78%) iOS Developer
11 17 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (3.26%) Test Engineer
13 15 (3.26%) Firmware Engineer
13 15 (3.26%) C Developer
14 13 (2.83%) Junior
15 12 (2.61%) Graduate
15 12 (2.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.35%) XML
2 34 (7.39%) .NET
3 25 (5.43%) Web Services
4 24 (5.22%) HTML
5 23 (5.00%) RESTful
6 20 (4.35%) Middleware
7 19 (4.13%) Qt
8 16 (3.48%) HTML5
8 16 (3.48%) MFC
9 12 (2.61%) XSD
9 12 (2.61%) WinForms
9 12 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (2.39%) STL
11 10 (2.17%) CSS
12 8 (1.74%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.52%) REST
13 7 (1.52%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.52%) Spring
14 6 (1.30%) JSF
15 5 (1.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 103 (22.39%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.52%) Mathematics
3 43 (9.35%) Algorithms
4 41 (8.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 39 (8.48%) VHDL
6 33 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.87%) Physics
8 26 (5.65%) Device Driver
9 24 (5.22%) Mobile App
10 21 (4.57%) Verilog
11 20 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (4.13%) Telematics
13 18 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (3.48%) Smartphone
15 12 (2.61%) Smartcard
15 12 (2.61%) Client/Server
16 11 (2.39%) User Experience
17 10 (2.17%) Internet of Things
18 9 (1.96%) Data Structures
18 9 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 182 (39.57%) Linux
2 81 (17.61%) Windows
3 48 (10.43%) Android
4 41 (8.91%) Apple iOS
5 28 (6.09%) Embedded Linux
5 28 (6.09%) UNIX
6 15 (3.26%) VxWorks
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.09%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.87%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.43%) Tizen
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 78 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (11.96%) UML
4 40 (8.70%) OO
5 34 (7.39%) SDLC
6 33 (7.17%) TDD
7 31 (6.74%) iOS Development
8 28 (6.09%) Validation
9 26 (5.65%) OOD
10 23 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
10 23 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 21 (4.57%) Open Source
11 21 (4.57%) Cyber Security
11 21 (4.57%) Waterfall
12 20 (4.35%) Project Management
13 19 (4.13%) Software Architecture
13 19 (4.13%) Multithreading
14 18 (3.91%) Memory Management
14 18 (3.91%) Signal Processing
15 15 (3.26%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 287 (62.39%) C++
2 242 (52.61%) C
3 90 (19.57%) Embedded C
4 81 (17.61%) Python
5 76 (16.52%) C#
6 73 (15.87%) Java
7 71 (15.43%) Embedded C++
8 36 (7.83%) JavaScript
9 32 (6.96%) Assembly Language
10 26 (5.65%) SQL
11 22 (4.78%) MATLAB
11 22 (4.78%) Objective-C
12 18 (3.91%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.04%) Lua
14 11 (2.39%) PHP
15 10 (2.17%) VC++
16 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.09%) VB
18 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 203 (44.13%) Degree
2 38 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.35%) PhD
5 4 (0.87%) 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 12 (2.61%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.74%) QA
4 7 (1.52%) JTAG
5 4 (0.87%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.22%) DO-254
6 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (20.43%) Firmware
2 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Iperf
Vendors
1 43 (9.35%) EMC
2 26 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.00%) NEC
4 20 (4.35%) Atmel
4 20 (4.35%) Freescale
5 18 (3.91%) Mentor Graphics
5 18 (3.91%) Fujitsu
6 16 (3.48%) Apple
7 15 (3.26%) Oracle
8 6 (1.30%) QNX
9 5 (1.09%) Lauterbach
10 4 (0.87%) Altera
11 3 (0.65%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.43%) Google
12 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.43%) MathWorks
12 2 (0.43%) SAP
13 1 (0.22%) IBM
13 1 (0.22%) Motorola
13 1 (0.22%) Borland
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