The table below looks at the statistics for TargetLink skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TargetLink over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank 881 878 896
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 13 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.075% 0.012% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17301 16231 17039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.09% 15.01% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13712 13447 14601
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

TargetLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TargetLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

TargetLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TargetLink
Salary Trend

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

TargetLink Salary Trend in the UK

TargetLink
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TargetLink within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 13 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands - 9 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 8 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 8 £37,500 -
York - 3 £46,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 -
South East -27 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £40,000 -

TargetLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink.

1 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) Automotive
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Simulink
3 9 (69.23%) Assembly Language
3 9 (69.23%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) UML
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Electronics
4 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (61.54%) Requirements Management
4 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (61.54%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (61.54%) Validation
4 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Yourdon
4 8 (61.54%) MKS
4 8 (61.54%) Stateflow
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (61.54%) MathWorks
5 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (7.69%) Firmware
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) Physics
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Telematics

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Simulink
2 8 (61.54%) Stateflow
2 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (100.00%) Automotive
2 9 (69.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Principal Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 8 (61.54%) Yourdon
3 8 (61.54%) Validation
3 8 (61.54%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Assembly Language
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) MathWorks
1 8 (61.54%) MKS