The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 651 594 591
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -3
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 250 294 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 183 192 253
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36459 35575 38829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 32.70% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28921 28935 32864
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -86 219 £42,500 - 59
South East -41 92 £41,250 +3.12% 19
East of England -40 35 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South West -1 33 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Cambridge -7 32 £45,000 -7.21% 13
Cambridgeshire -14 32 £45,000 -8.62% 14
London -39 32 £51,250 -6.81% 4
Berkshire +22 22 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey -28 22 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Reading +19 15 £40,000 -13.04%
Scotland -8 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Edinburgh +1 12 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +2 11 £35,000 +6.87%
Middlesex -5 11 £42,500 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Bristol -9 10 £45,000 +50.00%
East Sussex -10 10 - -
Brighton -13 10 - -
Plymouth - 10 £42,500 - 1
Devon - 10 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +14 9 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Milton Keynes +4 9 - - 3
Hampshire -8 9 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Guildford +9 7 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Bracknell +2 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Kent -5 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leatherhead -27 6 £41,500 +7.79% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £37,500 - 2
Cheltenham -5 5 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -10 5 £35,000 - 2

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 358 (75.37%) C
2 355 (74.74%) C++
3 256 (53.89%) Software Engineering
4 170 (35.79%) Degree
5 135 (28.42%) Linux
6 132 (27.79%) Electronics
7 109 (22.95%) C#
8 101 (21.26%) OO
9 96 (20.21%) Java
10 87 (18.32%) Firmware
11 82 (17.26%) Python
12 81 (17.05%) UML
13 78 (16.42%) Computer Science
14 69 (14.53%) Subversion
15 65 (13.68%) TCP/IP
16 63 (13.26%) Security Cleared
17 62 (13.05%) Embedded C
18 61 (12.84%) Windows
19 57 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
20 55 (11.58%) Assembly Language
21 53 (11.16%) Project Management
22 52 (10.95%) ClearCase
23 43 (9.05%) Telecoms
23 43 (9.05%) Wireless
24 42 (8.84%) Military
24 42 (8.84%) Manufacturing
24 42 (8.84%) Embedded Software Development
25 40 (8.42%) Software Testing
26 39 (8.21%) Waterfall
27 38 (8.00%) OOD

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (1.47%) CMS
2 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.26%) CloudStack
3 2 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.16%) Simulink
3 10 (2.11%) MS Project
4 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.05%) Stateflow
5 5 (1.05%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.84%) MS Office
6 4 (0.84%) CATIA
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.68%) TCP/IP
2 43 (9.05%) Wireless
3 28 (5.89%) HTTP
4 23 (4.84%) Ethernet
5 21 (4.42%) DVB
6 18 (3.79%) Internet
7 17 (3.58%) ADSL
8 10 (2.11%) SAN
9 9 (1.89%) GSM
9 9 (1.89%) LTE
9 9 (1.89%) 4G
10 8 (1.68%) Broadband
10 8 (1.68%) GPRS
10 8 (1.68%) 3G
11 7 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.05%) TETRA
12 5 (1.05%) Bluetooth
12 5 (1.05%) DNS
12 5 (1.05%) DHCP
13 4 (0.84%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (14.53%) Subversion
2 52 (10.95%) ClearCase
3 37 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.47%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.05%) GCC
6 20 (4.21%) GDB
7 17 (3.58%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (2.95%) Bugzilla
9 13 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.74%) JIRA
10 10 (2.11%) Selenium
10 10 (2.11%) JUnit
11 9 (1.89%) Ant
12 8 (1.68%) Maven
13 7 (1.47%) LabVIEW
14 5 (1.05%) FogBugz
15 3 (0.63%) NUnit
16 2 (0.42%) Valgrind
16 2 (0.42%) CppUnit
17 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 132 (27.79%) Electronics
2 43 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 42 (8.84%) Military
3 42 (8.84%) Manufacturing
4 29 (6.11%) Automotive
5 20 (4.21%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.53%) Finance
7 9 (1.89%) Avionics
8 6 (1.26%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Games
9 4 (0.84%) Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 201 (42.32%) Software Engineer
2 106 (22.32%) Developer
3 64 (13.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 36 (7.58%) Development Engineer
5 35 (7.37%) Firmware Engineer
6 32 (6.74%) Junior
7 31 (6.53%) C++ Developer
8 29 (6.11%) Principal Engineer
8 29 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 29 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.84%) C Developer
11 22 (4.63%) Principal Software Engineer
12 21 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Test Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) C Software Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
14 19 (4.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.68%) .NET
2 17 (3.58%) Qt
3 11 (2.32%) MFC
4 10 (2.11%) XML
5 9 (1.89%) HTML
6 8 (1.68%) CSS
6 8 (1.68%) Spring
7 7 (1.47%) OpenGL
7 7 (1.47%) ICEfaces
8 6 (1.26%) STL
9 5 (1.05%) WebKit
10 4 (0.84%) OpenCV
10 4 (0.84%) Flash
10 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.84%) WinForms
11 3 (0.63%) POSIX
11 3 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (0.42%) HTML5
12 2 (0.42%) ADO
12 2 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.32%) Firmware
2 78 (16.42%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.16%) Mathematics
4 32 (6.74%) Device Driver
5 30 (6.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 23 (4.84%) Physics
7 20 (4.21%) MPEG
8 16 (3.37%) Open Source
8 16 (3.37%) ASIC
9 15 (3.16%) VHDL
10 13 (2.74%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.53%) Cryptography
12 11 (2.32%) IPTV
13 10 (2.11%) PKI
14 8 (1.68%) Verilog
15 6 (1.26%) Home Automation
15 6 (1.26%) Internet of Things
16 5 (1.05%) Smartcard
17 4 (0.84%) iPhone
17 4 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.42%) Linux
2 61 (12.84%) Windows
3 37 (7.79%) UNIX
4 20 (4.21%) Embedded Linux
4 20 (4.21%) Android
5 15 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.32%) VxWorks
7 7 (1.47%) LynxOS
8 4 (0.84%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (53.89%) Software Engineering
2 101 (21.26%) OO
3 81 (17.05%) UML
4 57 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (11.16%) Project Management
6 42 (8.84%) Embedded Software Development
7 40 (8.42%) Software Testing
8 39 (8.21%) Waterfall
9 38 (8.00%) OOD
10 35 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 33 (6.95%) RUP
12 30 (6.32%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.32%) Test Automation
13 22 (4.63%) Multithreading
14 21 (4.42%) Stress Testing
15 18 (3.79%) Requirements Management
15 18 (3.79%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (3.79%) Signal Processing
16 17 (3.58%) DRM
17 14 (2.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 358 (75.37%) C
2 355 (74.74%) C++
3 109 (22.95%) C#
4 96 (20.21%) Java
5 82 (17.26%) Python
6 62 (13.05%) Embedded C
7 55 (11.58%) Assembly Language
8 36 (7.58%) Ada
9 35 (7.37%) Embedded C++
10 29 (6.11%) Perl
11 24 (5.05%) MATLAB
12 19 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.95%) Lua
14 13 (2.74%) JavaScript
15 11 (2.32%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.32%) SQL
16 5 (1.05%) C-shell
17 4 (0.84%) Golang
18 3 (0.63%) Ruby
19 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (35.79%) Degree
2 63 (13.26%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.89%) PhD
5 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.84%) ISEB
5 4 (0.84%) HND
6 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
7 2 (0.42%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) GIAC
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.58%) ISO 9000
2 12 (2.53%) DO-178B
3 11 (2.32%) IEC 61508
4 8 (1.68%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.47%) JTAG
6 4 (0.84%) QA
7 3 (0.63%) TickIT
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) NFS
2 1 (0.21%) Xen
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (4.00%) Broadcom
2 15 (3.16%) EMC
2 15 (3.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.11%) Embarcadero
3 10 (2.11%) Borland
4 8 (1.68%) Cisco
5 7 (1.47%) HP
6 6 (1.26%) Freescale
6 6 (1.26%) CA
6 6 (1.26%) NEC
7 5 (1.05%) MKS
7 5 (1.05%) MathWorks
7 5 (1.05%) Adobe
8 4 (0.84%) Apple
8 4 (0.84%) SolidWorks
8 4 (0.84%) Toshiba
9 2 (0.42%) Huawei
9 2 (0.42%) Google
9 2 (0.42%) Symbian
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle
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