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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank 866 - 889
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 14 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% - 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.080% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £43,000

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
17480 16336 16754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.82% 15.16% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14381 13236 14458
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 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TargetLink over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

TargetLink Salary Histogram in the UK

TargetLink
Top 16 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 24 December 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 - 14 £40,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £40,000 - 2
Derby - 10 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
South East - 2 £57,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 - -

TargetLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 27 (90.00%) C
2 27 (90.00%) Automotive
3 25 (83.33%) Simulink
4 22 (73.33%) C++
4 22 (73.33%) UML
5 19 (63.33%) Assembly Language
6 16 (53.33%) Electronics
6 16 (53.33%) Degree
7 14 (46.67%) Embedded C
7 14 (46.67%) MATLAB
8 12 (40.00%) MathWorks
9 11 (36.67%) C#
9 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
9 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (36.67%) Stateflow
9 11 (36.67%) Yourdon
9 11 (36.67%) MKS
9 11 (36.67%) Validation
9 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (36.67%) Requirements Management
9 11 (36.67%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (36.67%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (26.67%) Embedded C++
10 8 (26.67%) Firmware
10 8 (26.67%) Telematics
10 8 (26.67%) Profibus
10 8 (26.67%) CAN bus
11 5 (16.67%) Mathematics

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (83.33%) Simulink
2 11 (36.67%) Stateflow
2 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (90.00%) Automotive
2 16 (53.33%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 24 (80.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Principal Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (26.67%) CAN bus
2 8 (26.67%) Telematics
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.67%) Physics
3 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) UML
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Yourdon
3 11 (36.67%) Validation
3 11 (36.67%) Requirements Management
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C
2 22 (73.33%) C++
3 19 (63.33%) Assembly Language
4 14 (46.67%) MATLAB
4 14 (46.67%) Embedded C
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) Embedded C++
7 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) MathWorks
2 11 (36.67%) MKS
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago