The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Embedded Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 864 854 896
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Embedded Software Engineer 51 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.022% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 16
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Embedded Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 36 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Wales - 14 - -
Powys - 14 - -
Mid Wales - 14 - -
East of England -12 8 £48,750 +2.63% 3
South East -12 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West -17 8 £50,000 +21.95% 1
East Midlands - 8 £41,250 -
Gloucestershire +5 7 £50,000 +21.95%
Cambridge +2 7 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hampshire -13 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Derbyshire - 6 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury - 6 £50,000 -
Derby - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands -9 3 £40,000 - 1
Yateley - 3 £50,000 -
East Sussex -18 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Stafford - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire -28 1 £45,000 +23.28%
West Yorkshire -38 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -46 1 £45,000 +23.28%
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £41,500 -
Ringwood - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (84.52%) C
3 66 (78.57%) C++
4 50 (59.52%) Degree
5 35 (41.67%) Linux
6 33 (39.29%) Electronics
7 30 (35.71%) UML
8 28 (33.33%) Embedded C
9 26 (30.95%) Computer Science
10 22 (26.19%) Windows
11 17 (20.24%) Integration Testing
12 16 (19.05%) System Testing
12 16 (19.05%) C#
12 16 (19.05%) Firmware
13 15 (17.86%) Embedded C++
14 14 (16.67%) Aerospace
14 14 (16.67%) Android
14 14 (16.67%) IEC 61508
14 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 14 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.29%) Python
16 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.90%) Device Driver
16 10 (11.90%) JTAG
17 9 (10.71%) Network Security
17 9 (10.71%) Groovy
17 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
17 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Wireless
1 9 (10.71%) Network Security
2 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.95%) Broadband
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (3.57%) IPv6
5 3 (3.57%) 802.15
6 2 (2.38%) RTP
6 2 (2.38%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.38%) Modbus
7 1 (1.19%) Multicast
7 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.19%) LTE
7 1 (1.19%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.19%) RFID
7 1 (1.19%) FTP
7 1 (1.19%) HTTP
7 1 (1.19%) DVB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) PVCS
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (39.29%) Electronics
2 14 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) Direct3D
2 4 (4.76%) OpenGL
3 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 3 (3.57%) MFC
4 2 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) Ajax
5 1 (1.19%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Device Driver
3 9 (10.71%) Physics
4 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.95%) CCTV
6 5 (5.95%) Streaming Video
7 4 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) MPEG
8 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.19%) DTV
8 1 (1.19%) IPTV
8 1 (1.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Linux
2 22 (26.19%) Windows
3 14 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Android
4 9 (10.71%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (35.71%) UML
3 17 (20.24%) Integration Testing
4 16 (19.05%) System Testing
5 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 8 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.76%) Validation
9 4 (4.76%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.57%) Coaching
10 3 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.57%) Project Management
11 2 (2.38%) OOD
11 2 (2.38%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.38%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (84.52%) C
2 66 (78.57%) C++
3 28 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 16 (19.05%) C#
5 15 (17.86%) Embedded C++
6 12 (14.29%) Python
7 9 (10.71%) Ruby
7 9 (10.71%) Groovy
7 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.71%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.38%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) IEC 61508
2 10 (11.90%) JTAG
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Freescale
3 2 (2.38%) QNX
3 2 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (1.19%) Renesas
4 1 (1.19%) EMC
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