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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 620 675 623
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -52
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 265 221 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 222 186 240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +35 257 £45,000 - 67
South East -40 92 £45,000 -10.00% 18
East of England +13 58 £47,500 +26.66% 13
Cambridgeshire +8 41 £55,000 +46.66% 12
Cambridge +4 41 £55,000 +46.66% 12
Surrey -20 26 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London -5 25 £55,000 -31.25% 5
West Midlands +3 21 £41,000 +17.14% 6
South West 0 20 £45,000 - 12
Worthing +5 18 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex +1 18 £42,500 -10.52%
Berkshire -15 18 £30,000 -25.00% 4
East Midlands +21 16 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire -6 13 £35,000 -10.25%
Hampshire -11 13 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Derbyshire +26 12 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 12 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +14 11 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Derby +11 10 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +1 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Redhill - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -2 8 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell -19 8 £30,000 -35.13% 2
Newbury - 8 £50,000 -
City of London +6 7 £52,500 -44.73%
North East -5 7 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Durham +10 6 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Oxfordshire +2 6 £42,500 +25.92% 7
Guildford -6 6 £47,500 +35.71% 1

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 383 (68.64%) C++
2 359 (64.34%) Software Engineering
3 333 (59.68%) C
4 230 (41.22%) Linux
5 225 (40.32%) Degree
6 140 (25.09%) C#
7 135 (24.19%) Electronics
8 117 (20.97%) Computer Science
9 115 (20.61%) Java
10 95 (17.03%) Windows
11 93 (16.67%) Python
12 87 (15.59%) Embedded C
13 83 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (14.16%) Firmware
15 78 (13.98%) Embedded C++
16 75 (13.44%) UML
17 67 (12.01%) OO
18 59 (10.57%) .NET
19 56 (10.04%) Algorithms
20 54 (9.68%) TCP/IP
21 53 (9.50%) Mathematics
22 51 (9.14%) JavaScript
23 48 (8.60%) XML
24 47 (8.42%) Assembly Language
24 47 (8.42%) Project Management
25 46 (8.24%) Automotive
26 43 (7.71%) Multithreading
27 42 (7.53%) Android
28 41 (7.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
29 40 (7.17%) SQL Server

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (1.79%) Node.js
2 7 (1.25%) CloudStack
2 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.90%) Apache
3 5 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (6.99%) Simulink
2 25 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.33%) Stateflow
4 9 (1.61%) MS Office
5 8 (1.43%) MS Project
6 7 (1.25%) TargetLink
6 7 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.36%) Maya
8 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.36%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 29 (5.20%) Wireless
3 23 (4.12%) Internet
4 18 (3.23%) GSM
5 14 (2.51%) DVB
5 14 (2.51%) Ethernet
6 12 (2.15%) HTTP
6 12 (2.15%) GPRS
7 11 (1.97%) 3G
8 10 (1.79%) Kerberos
8 10 (1.79%) FTP
8 10 (1.79%) LDAP
9 9 (1.61%) ADSL
9 9 (1.61%) SSL
10 7 (1.25%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.54%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.54%) LTE
11 3 (0.54%) 4G
11 3 (0.54%) 2G
12 2 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
2 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.20%) Subversion
3 24 (4.30%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.87%) GCC
5 15 (2.69%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.69%) ClearCase
6 13 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 12 (2.15%) GDB
8 7 (1.25%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.25%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.90%) JIRA
10 3 (0.54%) Maven
10 3 (0.54%) Ant
11 2 (0.36%) PVCS
11 2 (0.36%) Emacs
11 2 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.36%) LLVM
11 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
General
1 135 (24.19%) Electronics
2 46 (8.24%) Automotive
3 34 (6.09%) Manufacturing
3 34 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.58%) Military
5 19 (3.41%) Aerospace
6 16 (2.87%) Finance
7 14 (2.51%) Banking
7 14 (2.51%) Marketing
8 13 (2.33%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.43%) Retail
10 3 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 238 (42.65%) Software Engineer
2 90 (16.13%) Developer
3 88 (15.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 82 (14.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 37 (6.63%) C++ Developer
6 35 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
7 34 (6.09%) Test Engineer
8 31 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (5.38%) Electronics Engineer
10 28 (5.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 28 (5.02%) Hardware Engineer
11 27 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
12 24 (4.30%) Design Engineer
13 22 (3.94%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.76%) Architect
15 20 (3.58%) C Software Engineer
15 20 (3.58%) Integration Engineer
16 19 (3.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
17 17 (3.05%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.57%) .NET
2 48 (8.60%) XML
3 32 (5.73%) HTML
4 20 (3.58%) RESTful
5 19 (3.41%) HTML5
5 19 (3.41%) WinForms
5 19 (3.41%) Middleware
6 18 (3.23%) Web Services
7 17 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (3.05%) XSD
8 16 (2.87%) Spring
9 14 (2.51%) REST
9 14 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.51%) Silverlight
10 13 (2.33%) WCF
10 13 (2.33%) WPF
10 13 (2.33%) WF
10 13 (2.33%) .NET Remoting
10 13 (2.33%) XSLT
10 13 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.04%) Algorithms
3 53 (9.50%) Mathematics
4 41 (7.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 37 (6.63%) VHDL
6 33 (5.91%) Cryptography
7 27 (4.84%) Device Driver
8 26 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (4.30%) Open Source
10 22 (3.94%) MPEG
11 19 (3.41%) Physics
12 16 (2.87%) Client/Server
13 13 (2.33%) Mobile App
13 13 (2.33%) Management Information System
14 12 (2.15%) Home Automation
14 12 (2.15%) Telematics
15 11 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
17 9 (1.61%) Verilog
18 8 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 230 (41.22%) Linux
2 95 (17.03%) Windows
3 42 (7.53%) Android
4 39 (6.99%) UNIX
5 35 (6.27%) Embedded Linux
6 25 (4.48%) VxWorks
7 17 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.54%) Tizen
9 3 (0.54%) LynxOS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (64.34%) Software Engineering
2 83 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (13.44%) UML
4 67 (12.01%) OO
5 47 (8.42%) Project Management
6 43 (7.71%) Multithreading
7 35 (6.27%) Signal Processing
8 33 (5.91%) Information Security
9 29 (5.20%) Validation
9 29 (5.20%) OOD
9 29 (5.20%) Embedded Software Development
10 26 (4.66%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.48%) Scrum
12 24 (4.30%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (3.76%) Test Automation
13 21 (3.76%) Waterfall
13 21 (3.76%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.23%) TDD
14 18 (3.23%) Project Planning
14 18 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 383 (68.64%) C++
2 333 (59.68%) C
3 140 (25.09%) C#
4 115 (20.61%) Java
5 93 (16.67%) Python
6 87 (15.59%) Embedded C
7 78 (13.98%) Embedded C++
8 51 (9.14%) JavaScript
9 47 (8.42%) Assembly Language
10 40 (7.17%) SQL
11 31 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 28 (5.02%) Objective-C
13 20 (3.58%) Ada
14 18 (3.23%) Perl
15 15 (2.69%) PHP
15 15 (2.69%) Shell Script
16 13 (2.33%) XPath
16 13 (2.33%) T-SQL
17 12 (2.15%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 225 (40.32%) Degree
2 34 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.87%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.25%) PhD
6 5 (0.90%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.66%) ISO 9001
2 22 (3.94%) QA
3 14 (2.51%) ISO 9000
3 14 (2.51%) JTAG
4 7 (1.25%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.72%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.18%) DO-254
System Software
1 79 (14.16%) Firmware
2 10 (1.79%) NFS
3 4 (0.72%) XenServer
3 4 (0.72%) Xen
4 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 27 (4.84%) EMC
2 17 (3.05%) NEC
2 17 (3.05%) Oracle
3 11 (1.97%) AccuRev
3 11 (1.97%) MathWorks
4 10 (1.79%) Lauterbach
5 9 (1.61%) Broadcom
6 8 (1.43%) Freescale
7 7 (1.25%) Fujitsu
7 7 (1.25%) Mentor Graphics
7 7 (1.25%) Atmel
7 7 (1.25%) MKS
7 7 (1.25%) Apple
8 5 (0.90%) Altera
9 4 (0.72%) Citrix
10 3 (0.54%) Twitter
10 3 (0.54%) Google
10 3 (0.54%) HP
11 2 (0.36%) Mitel
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