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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank 926 935 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 8 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% -
As % of the Applications category 0.057% 0.090% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 -

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
14112 16718 15305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 15.69% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11422 13724 12393
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 6 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 8 February 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
(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
East Midlands -6 8 £40,000 - 1
England -7 8 £40,000 - 1
Derby -11 6 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire -15 6 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -

TargetLink
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) UML
1 22 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 22 (100.00%) Simulink
1 22 (100.00%) Automotive
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) C
2 13 (59.09%) Firmware
3 12 (54.55%) VB
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
4 10 (45.45%) Assembly Language
4 10 (45.45%) Telematics
4 10 (45.45%) Profibus
4 10 (45.45%) CAN bus
4 10 (45.45%) MISRA C
4 10 (45.45%) MISRA
4 10 (45.45%) Driving Licence
4 10 (45.45%) Schematic Capture
5 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
5 9 (40.91%) Electronics

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Profibus
General
1 22 (100.00%) Automotive
2 9 (40.91%) Electronics
2 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 22 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) C Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Real Time Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Real Time Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) CAN bus
1 10 (45.45%) Driving Licence
1 10 (45.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 22 (100.00%) UML
2 10 (45.45%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 13 (59.09%) C
3 12 (54.55%) VB
4 10 (45.45%) Assembly Language
4 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) MISRA
1 10 (45.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Firmware
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