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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 645 759 733
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -26
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 269 212 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 232 178 186
Median salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
40682 45785 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.45% 41.53% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33180 36295 37345
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +127 262 £45,000 +4.65% 49
South East +84 120 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Surrey +42 38 £37,500 -16.66% 4
East of England +41 38 £47,750 +19.37% 11
Oxfordshire +4 33 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West +33 27 £47,500 +8.57% 7
East Midlands +13 25 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Leicestershire +16 22 £48,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 21 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Dorset +28 20 £47,500 +82.69%
Cambridge +11 17 £56,250 +40.62% 9
Poole +1 17 £47,500 +18.75%
Loughborough 0 17 £47,500 - 1
London +23 16 £50,000 -3.84% 5
East Sussex +10 16 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +7 14 £40,000 - 3
Brighton +2 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Hampshire +8 11 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Suffolk +6 11 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +26 10 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Kent +23 10 £37,500 +3.44%
Guildford +19 10 £40,000 +66.66%
Woking 0 9 £30,000 -25.00%
Oxford -2 9 £57,500 +21.05%
West Sussex -4 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Basingstoke - 7 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire +38 6 £27,000 -25.00% 3
North East +4 6 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Manchester +4 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Ipswich +14 5 £45,000 -8.62%

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 334 (63.98%) C++
2 297 (56.90%) Software Engineering
3 249 (47.70%) C
4 184 (35.25%) Linux
5 183 (35.06%) Degree
6 166 (31.80%) Electronics
7 119 (22.80%) Windows
8 114 (21.84%) Python
9 111 (21.26%) Firmware
10 102 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
11 85 (16.28%) Security Cleared
12 75 (14.37%) Algorithms
13 74 (14.18%) Computer Science
14 73 (13.98%) Mathematics
14 73 (13.98%) Java
15 68 (13.03%) C#
15 68 (13.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 66 (12.64%) OO
17 62 (11.88%) Telecoms
18 59 (11.30%) Manufacturing
18 59 (11.30%) Embedded C
19 52 (9.96%) Wireless
20 49 (9.39%) Multithreading
20 49 (9.39%) Video Processing
21 48 (9.20%) Android
22 47 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
23 46 (8.81%) SC Cleared
23 46 (8.81%) Bash Shell
24 43 (8.24%) Microsoft
25 42 (8.05%) TCP/IP

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.15%) IIS
1 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.19%) JBoss
2 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (6.32%) MS Office
2 30 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.34%) Simulink
4 6 (1.15%) Maple
5 5 (0.96%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.96%) Wireless
2 42 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 41 (7.85%) Ethernet
4 33 (6.32%) RS-485
5 32 (6.13%) RS-232
6 25 (4.79%) NFC
7 24 (4.60%) VPN
8 12 (2.30%) Internet
9 9 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.53%) Bluetooth
11 7 (1.34%) ZigBee
12 6 (1.15%) Network Security
13 5 (0.96%) HTTP
14 4 (0.77%) DVB
14 4 (0.77%) MQTT
15 3 (0.57%) GSM
15 3 (0.57%) Modbus
15 3 (0.57%) SSL
15 3 (0.57%) VoIP
16 2 (0.38%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.30%) Hadoop
2 8 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.77%) MySQL
4 3 (0.57%) InfluxDB
4 3 (0.57%) Redis
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.19%) OLAP
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.21%) Subversion
3 20 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.68%) Bugzilla
4 14 (2.68%) ClearCase
5 11 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.96%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.57%) Grunt
8 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.38%) JIRA
8 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) GCC
9 1 (0.19%) Hudson
9 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 166 (31.80%) Electronics
2 62 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 59 (11.30%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.70%) Finance
5 18 (3.45%) Automotive
6 9 (1.72%) Retail
7 6 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.15%) Banking
7 6 (1.15%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Avionics
9 3 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 199 (38.12%) Software Engineer
2 156 (29.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 105 (20.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 98 (18.77%) C++ Software Engineer
5 81 (15.52%) Developer
6 63 (12.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 62 (11.88%) Electronics Engineer
8 52 (9.96%) C Software Engineer
9 48 (9.20%) Embedded C Engineer
10 47 (9.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 46 (8.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 44 (8.43%) Software Developer
13 43 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (7.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 38 (7.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 37 (7.09%) Hardware Engineer
17 35 (6.70%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 35 (6.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
18 34 (6.51%) Analyst
19 29 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.85%) .NET
2 24 (4.60%) HTML
3 18 (3.45%) CSS
4 14 (2.68%) HTML5
4 14 (2.68%) Qt
5 13 (2.49%) Middleware
6 12 (2.30%) Web Services
7 10 (1.92%) STL
8 9 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (1.72%) MFC
8 9 (1.72%) OpenCL
8 9 (1.72%) Spring
8 9 (1.72%) XML
9 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.53%) jQuery
10 7 (1.34%) JSF
10 7 (1.34%) OpenCV
11 6 (1.15%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.15%) Node.js
11 6 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.37%) Algorithms
2 74 (14.18%) Computer Science
3 73 (13.98%) Mathematics
4 68 (13.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 41 (7.85%) Verilog
6 40 (7.66%) VHDL
7 29 (5.56%) Contactless
8 28 (5.36%) Driving Licence
9 25 (4.79%) Physics
10 23 (4.41%) Device Driver
11 21 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (3.64%) Smartcard
13 14 (2.68%) CPLD
14 13 (2.49%) EMV
15 12 (2.30%) Cybercrime
15 12 (2.30%) Mobile App
16 11 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
16 11 (2.11%) SCADA
17 9 (1.72%) Mechatronics
18 7 (1.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 184 (35.25%) Linux
2 119 (22.80%) Windows
3 48 (9.20%) Android
4 38 (7.28%) Embedded Linux
5 21 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.87%) Unix
7 10 (1.92%) Windows CE
8 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.15%) VxWorks
8 6 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.77%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (56.90%) Software Engineering
2 102 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.64%) OO
4 49 (9.39%) Multithreading
4 49 (9.39%) Video Processing
5 47 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
6 41 (7.85%) Validation
7 40 (7.66%) Penetration Testing
8 36 (6.90%) Scrum
9 33 (6.32%) Image Processing
10 28 (5.36%) UML
11 27 (5.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (4.79%) Cross-Platform Development
12 25 (4.79%) OWASP
13 24 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (4.60%) Embedded Software Development
14 22 (4.21%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.02%) OOP
16 20 (3.83%) OOD
16 20 (3.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 334 (63.98%) C++
2 249 (47.70%) C
3 114 (21.84%) Python
4 73 (13.98%) Java
5 68 (13.03%) C#
6 59 (11.30%) Embedded C
7 46 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 29 (5.56%) MATLAB
9 27 (5.17%) Perl
10 25 (4.79%) Assembly Language
10 25 (4.79%) JavaScript
11 20 (3.83%) Embedded C++
11 20 (3.83%) Lua
12 10 (1.92%) SQL
13 6 (1.15%) R
14 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.96%) VB
15 4 (0.77%) VC++
16 3 (0.57%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 183 (35.06%) Degree
2 85 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 46 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 36 (6.90%) GIAC
5 30 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 25 (4.79%) CEH
6 25 (4.79%) OSCP
7 24 (4.60%) CREST Certified
8 15 (2.87%) PhD
9 14 (2.68%) GPEN
10 11 (2.11%) GREM
10 11 (2.11%) MCP
11 10 (1.92%) HND
12 7 (1.34%) HNC
13 6 (1.15%) CISA
13 6 (1.15%) CISM
13 6 (1.15%) CISSP
13 6 (1.15%) IISP
14 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 12 (2.30%) QA
4 7 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.15%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (1.15%) ISO13485
5 6 (1.15%) ISO27005
5 6 (1.15%) MISRA
5 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.96%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.77%) ISO26262
7 4 (0.77%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.57%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.19%) DO-254
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 111 (21.26%) Firmware
2 3 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (5.17%) Nessus
1 27 (5.17%) Nmap
2 25 (4.79%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 43 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.32%) Qualys
3 25 (4.79%) Coverity
4 13 (2.49%) Hyperion
5 12 (2.30%) Oracle
6 11 (2.11%) EMC
7 8 (1.53%) Intel
8 6 (1.15%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (1.15%) Cisco
8 6 (1.15%) IBM
8 6 (1.15%) Intel Security
8 6 (1.15%) SAP
8 6 (1.15%) Tripwire
9 5 (0.96%) Atmel
10 4 (0.77%) Sun
11 3 (0.57%) Apple
11 3 (0.57%) Freescale
11 3 (0.57%) Linaro
12 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Vacancy Filler
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 6 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, free food
Posted: 7 days ago