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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 659 779 757
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 241 198 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 211 168 163
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,925 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
39754 46029 46566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 42.08% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32532 36867 36284
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 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +120 234 £47,500 +18.75% 51
South East +90 125 £46,250 +2.77% 12
East of England +8 39 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Surrey +47 38 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +17 32 £50,000 +6.95% 1
East Midlands +28 28 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 24 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Cambridge +25 23 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Leicestershire +21 19 £47,500 -
East Sussex +12 18 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West +10 17 £45,000 - 11
Loughborough - 17 £47,500 -
Hampshire +16 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Brighton +7 11 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Oxford -2 10 £57,500 +21.05%
London +24 9 £55,000 +5.76% 3
West Sussex +13 8 £42,500 -
Dorset +13 8 £37,500 +44.23%
Suffolk -3 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Kent +22 7 £37,500 +4.16%
Scotland +9 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire +8 7 £55,000 +83.33% 1
North East +8 7 £31,500 -31.89% 4
West Midlands -2 7 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Guildford - 7 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +14 5 £35,000 -15.15% 4
Lewes +12 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Woking 0 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £50,000 +44.92% 2

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 314 (61.57%) C++
2 284 (55.69%) Software Engineering
3 233 (45.69%) C
4 181 (35.49%) Linux
5 156 (30.59%) Degree
6 141 (27.65%) Electronics
7 125 (24.51%) Python
8 122 (23.92%) Windows
9 107 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (20.00%) Firmware
11 77 (15.10%) Security Cleared
12 69 (13.53%) Telecoms
13 68 (13.33%) Java
14 65 (12.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 65 (12.75%) Algorithms
15 63 (12.35%) Computer Science
16 59 (11.57%) Mathematics
17 58 (11.37%) Systems Analysis
18 57 (11.18%) C#
19 56 (10.98%) Wireless
20 53 (10.39%) Manufacturing
20 53 (10.39%) Embedded C
21 50 (9.80%) Multithreading
22 49 (9.61%) OO
23 47 (9.22%) Bash Shell
24 46 (9.02%) Android
25 45 (8.82%) Scrum
26 44 (8.63%) Video Processing
27 43 (8.43%) Ethernet
28 42 (8.24%) 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 7 (1.37%) IIS
2 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.20%) JBoss
3 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (6.08%) MS Office
2 28 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.37%) Simulink
4 5 (0.98%) MS Project
5 4 (0.78%) Maple
6 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.39%) Slack
3 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.98%) Wireless
2 43 (8.43%) Ethernet
3 42 (8.24%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.67%) RS-485
5 33 (6.47%) RS-232
6 26 (5.10%) NFC
7 24 (4.71%) VPN
8 14 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (2.35%) Bluetooth
10 10 (1.96%) Internet
11 9 (1.76%) HTTP
12 8 (1.57%) ZigBee
13 6 (1.18%) GSM
14 5 (0.98%) SSL
15 4 (0.78%) FTP
15 4 (0.78%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.78%) LDAP
15 4 (0.78%) MQTT
15 4 (0.78%) Network Security
16 3 (0.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 10 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.78%) MySQL
2 4 (0.78%) Redis
3 3 (0.59%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.75%) Subversion
4 11 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.37%) Bugzilla
5 7 (1.37%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.78%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.59%) Grunt
7 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.39%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.20%) GCC
9 1 (0.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (27.65%) Electronics
2 69 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 53 (10.39%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.86%) Finance
5 19 (3.73%) Automotive
6 10 (1.96%) Avionics
7 9 (1.76%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.57%) Retail
9 7 (1.37%) Banking
10 6 (1.18%) Games
10 6 (1.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 172 (33.73%) Software Engineer
2 163 (31.96%) Embedded Engineer
3 99 (19.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 80 (15.69%) Developer
5 79 (15.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 64 (12.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 59 (11.57%) Electronics Engineer
8 51 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
9 48 (9.41%) C Software Engineer
10 47 (9.22%) Software Developer
11 44 (8.63%) Embedded C Engineer
12 43 (8.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 42 (8.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 39 (7.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 36 (7.06%) Analyst
16 35 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
17 34 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 34 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 34 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
18 33 (6.47%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.25%) .NET
2 24 (4.71%) HTML
3 17 (3.33%) CSS
4 14 (2.75%) HTML5
4 14 (2.75%) Middleware
4 14 (2.75%) STL
5 13 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (2.55%) OpenCL
5 13 (2.55%) Web Services
6 11 (2.16%) OpenCV
7 10 (1.96%) MFC
8 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.57%) jQuery
8 8 (1.57%) Spring
9 6 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.18%) Node.js
9 6 (1.18%) Qt
9 6 (1.18%) XML
10 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.98%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.75%) Algorithms
1 65 (12.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 63 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 59 (11.57%) Mathematics
4 41 (8.04%) Verilog
5 40 (7.84%) VHDL
6 39 (7.65%) Contactless
7 28 (5.49%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.92%) Smartcard
9 18 (3.53%) Device Driver
10 16 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.14%) Physics
11 15 (2.94%) CPLD
11 15 (2.94%) EMV
11 15 (2.94%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.96%) Cybercrime
13 8 (1.57%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (1.57%) SCADA
14 7 (1.37%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.37%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 181 (35.49%) Linux
2 122 (23.92%) Windows
3 46 (9.02%) Android
4 25 (4.90%) Embedded Linux
5 23 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.35%) Unix
7 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.18%) VxWorks
7 6 (1.18%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.78%) Tizen
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (55.69%) Software Engineering
2 107 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (11.37%) Systems Analysis
4 50 (9.80%) Multithreading
5 49 (9.61%) OO
6 45 (8.82%) Scrum
7 44 (8.63%) Video Processing
8 42 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
9 41 (8.04%) Validation
10 36 (7.06%) Computer Vision
10 36 (7.06%) Image Processing
11 32 (6.27%) Cross-Platform Development
12 31 (6.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 29 (5.69%) OWASP
14 24 (4.71%) Embedded Software Development
15 22 (4.31%) Unit Testing
16 20 (3.92%) Mentoring
17 18 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (3.33%) OOP
18 17 (3.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 314 (61.57%) C++
2 233 (45.69%) C
3 125 (24.51%) Python
4 68 (13.33%) Java
5 57 (11.18%) C#
6 53 (10.39%) Embedded C
7 47 (9.22%) Bash Shell
8 28 (5.49%) MATLAB
8 28 (5.49%) Perl
9 27 (5.29%) Assembly Language
10 24 (4.71%) JavaScript
11 19 (3.73%) Lua
12 17 (3.33%) Embedded C++
13 5 (0.98%) VB
14 4 (0.78%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.78%) ES6
14 4 (0.78%) R
14 4 (0.78%) VC++
15 3 (0.59%) SQL
16 2 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 156 (30.59%) Degree
2 77 (15.10%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.25%) GIAC
3 37 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 29 (5.69%) CEH
4 29 (5.69%) OSCP
5 28 (5.49%) DV Cleared
6 21 (4.12%) CREST Certified
7 18 (3.53%) GPEN
8 15 (2.94%) PhD
9 8 (1.57%) GREM
9 8 (1.57%) MCP
10 6 (1.18%) CISA
10 6 (1.18%) CISM
10 6 (1.18%) CISSP
10 6 (1.18%) IISP
11 5 (0.98%) HND
12 3 (0.59%) HNC
13 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 13 (2.55%) QA
4 10 (1.96%) DO-178B
5 7 (1.37%) IEC 61508
5 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.18%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (1.18%) ISO13485
6 6 (1.18%) ISO27005
6 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.98%) ISO26262
7 5 (0.98%) MISRA
8 4 (0.78%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.20%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.20%) DO-254
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 102 (20.00%) Firmware
2 4 (0.78%) NFS
3 3 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (6.08%) Nessus
1 31 (6.08%) Nmap
2 29 (5.69%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.25%) Qualys
3 29 (5.69%) Coverity
4 14 (2.75%) Hyperion
5 12 (2.35%) Intel
6 11 (2.16%) Oracle
7 10 (1.96%) EMC
8 7 (1.37%) IBM
9 6 (1.18%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.18%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (1.18%) Cisco
9 6 (1.18%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.18%) SAP
9 6 (1.18%) Tripwire
10 5 (0.98%) Atmel
11 4 (0.78%) Apple
11 4 (0.78%) Sun
12 3 (0.59%) Freescale
12 3 (0.59%) Green Hills
12 3 (0.59%) Linaro
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, free food
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYs
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago