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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 661 703 592
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -111
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 238 227 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 187 199 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -4.87%

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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 1 May 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 May 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 +44 221 £42,500 +6.25% 64
South East +23 87 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Surrey +35 40 £41,750 -1.76% 8
London +37 32 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +4 31 £47,500 +4.39% 9
South West -10 26 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 24 £51,250 +11.41% 3
Cambridge +3 22 £55,000 +19.56% 3
East Midlands +25 20 £37,500 +3.44% 12
Scotland +11 15 £43,000 +2.99% 1
City of London +39 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Guildford +15 14 £35,625 -16.17% 1
Redhill +6 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Derbyshire - 14 £37,500 - 9
Derby - 14 £37,500 - 8
East Sussex +5 13 £35,000 - 8
Brighton 0 12 £35,000 - 3
Berkshire +3 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Dorset -2 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leatherhead +9 10 £45,000 +16.88% 1
West Sussex +8 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +17 8 £41,250 +37.50%
Edinburgh +15 8 - -
Worthing +10 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Midlands -18 8 £50,000 +42.85% 5
North East -11 7 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Oxford - 7 £37,500 -
Durham +5 6 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £45,000 +109.30%
Poole -4 6 £41,250 +3.12% 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 321 (63.94%) C++
2 287 (57.17%) Software Engineering
3 262 (52.19%) C
4 222 (44.22%) Degree
5 200 (39.84%) Linux
6 127 (25.30%) Electronics
7 123 (24.50%) Computer Science
8 102 (20.32%) Embedded C
9 100 (19.92%) C#
10 97 (19.32%) Java
10 97 (19.32%) Firmware
11 90 (17.93%) Windows
12 88 (17.53%) Python
13 87 (17.33%) Embedded C++
14 72 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (13.55%) UML
16 56 (11.16%) OO
16 56 (11.16%) XML
17 55 (10.96%) Android
18 53 (10.56%) Algorithms
19 52 (10.36%) Mathematics
19 52 (10.36%) JavaScript
20 51 (10.16%) .NET
21 48 (9.56%) TCP/IP
22 46 (9.16%) EMC
22 46 (9.16%) Automotive
23 43 (8.57%) Assembly Language
24 42 (8.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
24 42 (8.37%) Security Cleared
25 41 (8.17%) Apple iOS

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (1.39%) Node.js
2 4 (0.80%) Apache
3 3 (0.60%) IIS
4 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.18%) Simulink
2 19 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.39%) MS Project
3 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.20%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.20%) Blender
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Maya
6 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.56%) TCP/IP
2 34 (6.77%) Wireless
3 33 (6.57%) Bluetooth
4 21 (4.18%) GSM
5 19 (3.78%) Internet
5 19 (3.78%) Ethernet
6 17 (3.39%) LDAP
7 16 (3.19%) HTTP
8 15 (2.99%) GPRS
9 14 (2.79%) NFC
10 12 (2.39%) FTP
11 11 (2.19%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.79%) 3G
13 7 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.20%) RFID
15 5 (1.00%) Modbus
15 5 (1.00%) DVB
16 4 (0.80%) SSL
16 4 (0.80%) ZigBee
17 3 (0.60%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.00%) MySQL
3 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.18%) Subversion
4 13 (2.59%) ClearCase
5 12 (2.39%) Bugzilla
6 11 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.79%) AccuRev
7 9 (1.79%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.20%) LabVIEW
8 6 (1.20%) GDB
9 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.80%) CANoe
10 4 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.80%) JIRA
11 2 (0.40%) Emacs
11 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.20%) Redmine
12 1 (0.20%) GCC
12 1 (0.20%) Trac
General
1 127 (25.30%) Electronics
2 46 (9.16%) Automotive
3 35 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.97%) Finance
4 33 (6.57%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.58%) Banking
6 16 (3.19%) Marketing
7 14 (2.79%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.99%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.39%) Retail
9 7 (1.39%) Military
10 5 (1.00%) Games
11 4 (0.80%) Avionics
12 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 187 (37.25%) Software Engineer
2 113 (22.51%) Developer
3 91 (18.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 83 (16.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 41 (8.17%) Electronics Engineer
6 39 (7.77%) Hardware Engineer
6 39 (7.77%) Design Engineer
7 38 (7.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 35 (6.97%) C++ Developer
9 27 (5.38%) Test Engineer
10 26 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (4.98%) Software Developer
12 24 (4.78%) C++ Software Engineer
12 24 (4.78%) Architect
13 18 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.59%) Graduate
13 18 (3.59%) Firmware Engineer
14 17 (3.39%) C Software Engineer
15 16 (3.19%) Integration Engineer
16 15 (2.99%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.16%) XML
2 51 (10.16%) .NET
3 30 (5.98%) HTML
4 29 (5.78%) RESTful
5 28 (5.58%) Web Services
6 25 (4.98%) Middleware
7 20 (3.98%) HTML5
8 18 (3.59%) MFC
9 17 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 17 (3.39%) XSD
10 16 (3.19%) WinForms
11 14 (2.79%) CSS
11 14 (2.79%) Qt
12 13 (2.59%) STL
13 12 (2.39%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.19%) Spring
15 10 (1.99%) JSF
15 10 (1.99%) REST
15 10 (1.99%) WPF
15 10 (1.99%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 123 (24.50%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.56%) Algorithms
3 52 (10.36%) Mathematics
4 42 (8.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 37 (7.37%) VHDL
6 28 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.38%) Physics
8 24 (4.78%) Device Driver
9 20 (3.98%) Cryptography
9 20 (3.98%) Telematics
9 20 (3.98%) Open Source
9 20 (3.98%) Mobile App
10 17 (3.39%) Client/Server
11 16 (3.19%) Smartphone
12 15 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (2.79%) Home Automation
14 13 (2.59%) Data Structures
15 12 (2.39%) Smartcard
16 11 (2.19%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 200 (39.84%) Linux
2 90 (17.93%) Windows
3 55 (10.96%) Android
4 41 (8.17%) Apple iOS
5 34 (6.77%) UNIX
6 25 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (4.78%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.59%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.80%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (0.80%) Tizen
10 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.60%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (57.17%) Software Engineering
2 72 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (13.55%) UML
4 56 (11.16%) OO
5 29 (5.78%) OOD
5 29 (5.78%) Multithreading
5 29 (5.78%) iOS Development
6 26 (5.18%) Project Management
7 25 (4.98%) Validation
7 25 (4.98%) Signal Processing
8 22 (4.38%) Systems Analysis
9 21 (4.18%) TDD
10 20 (3.98%) Information Security
10 20 (3.98%) Scrum
10 20 (3.98%) Memory Management
10 20 (3.98%) Mentoring
11 19 (3.78%) Embedded Software Development
11 19 (3.78%) Android Development
11 19 (3.78%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (3.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 321 (63.94%) C++
2 262 (52.19%) C
3 102 (20.32%) Embedded C
4 100 (19.92%) C#
5 97 (19.32%) Java
6 88 (17.53%) Python
7 87 (17.33%) Embedded C++
8 52 (10.36%) JavaScript
9 43 (8.57%) Assembly Language
10 35 (6.97%) SQL
11 30 (5.98%) Objective-C
12 23 (4.58%) MATLAB
13 20 (3.98%) PHP
14 11 (2.19%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.99%) Ada
16 9 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.79%) XPath
16 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.20%) Lua
18 5 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 222 (44.22%) Degree
2 42 (8.37%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.97%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.79%) PhD
5 8 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.60%) HND
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.99%) QA
1 15 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.79%) JTAG
3 10 (1.99%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.00%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.00%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.20%) DO-254
System Software
1 97 (19.32%) Firmware
2 11 (2.19%) NFS
3 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (9.16%) EMC
2 28 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.38%) NEC
4 19 (3.78%) Oracle
5 17 (3.39%) Atmel
5 17 (3.39%) Freescale
6 16 (3.19%) Apple
7 15 (2.99%) Fujitsu
7 15 (2.99%) Mentor Graphics
8 12 (2.39%) Lauterbach
9 9 (1.79%) Altera
10 6 (1.20%) QNX
11 4 (0.80%) MathWorks
12 3 (0.60%) Xilinx
13 2 (0.40%) Google
14 1 (0.20%) Zend
14 1 (0.20%) Telerik
14 1 (0.20%) IBM
14 1 (0.20%) SAP
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