The first table below looks at the demand for Embedded Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 185 - 192
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% - 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Average salary £36,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Embedded Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the West Midlands region.

Embedded Software Development Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tipton - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Coventry - 2 £41,250 -
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Embedded Software Development.

1 11 (91.67%) C
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Electronics
4 6 (50.00%) Automotive
4 6 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
7 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (25.00%) Validation
7 3 (25.00%) Doxygen
8 2 (16.67%) Perforce
8 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (16.67%) Firmware
8 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) MFC
8 2 (16.67%) PVCS
8 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (8.33%) UML
9 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
9 1 (8.33%) Yourdon
9 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (8.33%) SysML
9 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

Embedded Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Software Development 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 Embedded Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PVCS
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
2 6 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Yourdon
3 1 (8.33%) SysML
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Perforce