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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 615 674 624
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -50
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 296 226 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 215 197 241
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
42714 43070 44287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.50% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33917 34936 36924
Average salary £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +31 273 £42,500 +6.25% 63
South East -9 91 £42,500 +6.25% 20
London +53 52 £50,000 +6.38% 5
East of England -23 47 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Cambridgeshire +3 40 £48,750 +2.63% 12
Cambridge +1 39 £47,500 - 10
West Midlands -4 30 £42,000 +29.23% 7
South West -19 28 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East Sussex +7 23 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Surrey -25 23 £45,000 - 5
Scotland +8 18 £40,000 -
Brighton +2 18 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex 0 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Staffordshire - 15 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 13 £35,000 -
City of London +39 12 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Berkshire +16 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Derbyshire +14 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Bristol +9 10 £51,250 +28.12% 2
East Midlands -4 10 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Gloucestershire -11 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Burgess Hill - 10 £42,500 -
Lewes - 10 £42,500 - 1
Crawley -6 9 £42,500 -11.45%
Haywards Heath - 9 £42,500 -
Eastbourne - 9 £42,500 -
Uckfield - 9 £42,500 -
Derby +7 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Leatherhead -8 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North West -17 8 £39,500 -28.18% 7

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 418 (76.14%) C++
2 389 (70.86%) C
3 310 (56.47%) Software Engineering
4 206 (37.52%) Degree
5 202 (36.79%) Linux
6 148 (26.96%) C#
7 137 (24.95%) Electronics
8 115 (20.95%) Java
9 111 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (19.49%) Computer Science
11 99 (18.03%) Python
12 95 (17.30%) UML
13 93 (16.94%) OO
14 88 (16.03%) Firmware
15 86 (15.66%) Windows
16 73 (13.30%) Algorithms
17 72 (13.11%) Project Management
18 61 (11.11%) Subversion
19 55 (10.02%) Embedded C
20 53 (9.65%) Git (software)
21 52 (9.47%) Mathematics
22 49 (8.93%) Waterfall
23 48 (8.74%) Embedded C++
24 46 (8.38%) Assembly Language
25 45 (8.20%) UNIX
25 45 (8.20%) ClearCase
25 45 (8.20%) Security Cleared
26 44 (8.01%) TCP/IP
27 43 (7.83%) Automotive
28 41 (7.47%) Embedded Linux

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (2.73%) OpenStack
1 15 (2.73%) CloudStack
2 7 (1.28%) Apache
3 4 (0.73%) IIS
3 4 (0.73%) Node.js
4 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (7.47%) MS Excel
1 41 (7.47%) Simulink
2 18 (3.28%) Stateflow
3 17 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.37%) TargetLink
5 10 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.82%) MS Office
6 7 (1.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) Maya
7 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.01%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.83%) Wireless
3 30 (5.46%) DVB
4 27 (4.92%) Internet
5 25 (4.55%) ADSL
6 15 (2.73%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.37%) HTTP
8 12 (2.19%) GSM
9 9 (1.64%) GPRS
10 6 (1.09%) 3G
10 6 (1.09%) SSL
11 3 (0.55%) 802.15
11 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.55%) FTP
11 3 (0.55%) LDAP
12 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.36%) Broadband
12 2 (0.36%) LAN
12 2 (0.36%) Packet Switching
12 2 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 7 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (11.11%) Subversion
2 53 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 45 (8.20%) ClearCase
4 29 (5.28%) Rational DOORS
4 29 (5.28%) GCC
5 18 (3.28%) GDB
6 17 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.82%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.28%) Ant
9 7 (1.28%) Maven
10 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.91%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.91%) JIRA
12 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.55%) JUnit
14 2 (0.36%) PVCS
14 2 (0.36%) LLVM
14 2 (0.36%) VectorCAST
15 1 (0.18%) Trac
General
1 137 (24.95%) Electronics
2 43 (7.83%) Automotive
3 39 (7.10%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 35 (6.38%) Military
5 22 (4.01%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.82%) Avionics
7 9 (1.64%) Finance
8 7 (1.28%) Marketing
9 6 (1.09%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.36%) Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Retail
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 231 (42.08%) Software Engineer
2 99 (18.03%) Developer
3 66 (12.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 61 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 43 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
5 43 (7.83%) Development Engineer
6 38 (6.92%) C++ Developer
7 34 (6.19%) Test Engineer
8 30 (5.46%) Firmware Engineer
9 27 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (4.74%) Principal Engineer
11 25 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 22 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (3.46%) Electronics Engineer
13 19 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.28%) Graduate
14 18 (3.28%) Principal Software Engineer
14 18 (3.28%) Hardware Engineer
15 17 (3.10%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.29%) .NET
2 17 (3.10%) HTML
2 17 (3.10%) XML
3 12 (2.19%) Spring
4 9 (1.64%) WinForms
4 9 (1.64%) Qt
4 9 (1.64%) HTML5
4 9 (1.64%) MFC
5 7 (1.28%) OpenGL
5 7 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (1.28%) OpenGL ES
6 6 (1.09%) ICEfaces
6 6 (1.09%) JSF
6 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.09%) Silverlight
6 6 (1.09%) Middleware
6 6 (1.09%) CSS
7 5 (0.91%) XSD
7 5 (0.91%) XSLT
7 5 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.49%) Computer Science
2 73 (13.30%) Algorithms
3 52 (9.47%) Mathematics
4 38 (6.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 34 (6.19%) Cryptography
6 30 (5.46%) MPEG
7 29 (5.28%) VHDL
8 27 (4.92%) Device Driver
9 24 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (3.64%) PKI
11 19 (3.46%) Physics
12 17 (3.10%) Open Source
13 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
14 12 (2.19%) Verilog
15 11 (2.00%) ASIC
16 10 (1.82%) IPTV
17 9 (1.64%) Client/Server
18 8 (1.46%) Home Automation
19 7 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
20 6 (1.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 202 (36.79%) Linux
2 86 (15.66%) Windows
3 45 (8.20%) UNIX
4 41 (7.47%) Embedded Linux
5 27 (4.92%) Android
6 16 (2.91%) VxWorks
7 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.09%) LynxOS
9 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (56.47%) Software Engineering
2 111 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (17.30%) UML
4 93 (16.94%) OO
5 72 (13.11%) Project Management
6 49 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 39 (7.10%) Embedded Software Development
8 37 (6.74%) RUP
8 37 (6.74%) Software Testing
9 35 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 32 (5.83%) Information Security
10 32 (5.83%) Validation
10 32 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 31 (5.65%) Test Automation
12 30 (5.46%) Multithreading
12 30 (5.46%) Requirements Management
13 29 (5.28%) Signal Processing
14 26 (4.74%) DRM
15 23 (4.19%) OOP
16 21 (3.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 418 (76.14%) C++
2 389 (70.86%) C
3 148 (26.96%) C#
4 115 (20.95%) Java
5 99 (18.03%) Python
6 55 (10.02%) Embedded C
7 48 (8.74%) Embedded C++
8 46 (8.38%) Assembly Language
9 41 (7.47%) Ada
10 37 (6.74%) Perl
11 32 (5.83%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.64%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.64%) SQL
13 18 (3.28%) Objective-C
14 17 (3.10%) JavaScript
15 15 (2.73%) Lua
16 9 (1.64%) Ruby
17 7 (1.28%) VC++
18 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 206 (37.52%) Degree
2 45 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (1.09%) PhD
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.73%) HND
7 4 (0.73%) ISEB
7 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CISA
9 1 (0.18%) CISM
9 1 (0.18%) GIAC
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.10%) ISO 9000
2 26 (4.74%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.73%) QA
4 8 (1.46%) DO-178B
5 7 (1.28%) JTAG
6 4 (0.73%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (16.03%) Firmware
2 5 (0.91%) Xen
3 4 (0.73%) XenServer
4 3 (0.55%) NFS
5 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.37%) Broadcom
3 17 (3.10%) EMC
4 13 (2.37%) MathWorks
4 13 (2.37%) MKS
5 9 (1.64%) Oracle
6 8 (1.46%) NEC
7 6 (1.09%) HP
8 5 (0.91%) Apple
9 4 (0.73%) Citrix
9 4 (0.73%) Embarcadero
9 4 (0.73%) Borland
9 4 (0.73%) Twitter
10 3 (0.55%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.36%) Google
11 2 (0.36%) Mitel
12 1 (0.18%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.18%) Zend
12 1 (0.18%) Qualys
12 1 (0.18%) Barracuda Networks
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
DSTL
Salary: From £23,500 to £51,500 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
DSTL
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + 35 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
7835804
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - Car allowance, bonus, shares, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Software
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent large company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago