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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 205 211 188
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 4 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.018% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.023% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4078 4261 3655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.90% 76.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3597 3139
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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
Worcestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

Embedded Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (87.50%) C
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Electronics
5 6 (37.50%) Automotive
5 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (18.75%) Firmware
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Doxygen
8 2 (12.50%) Perforce
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) MFC
8 2 (12.50%) PVCS
8 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (6.25%) JTAG
9 1 (6.25%) Linux
9 1 (6.25%) UML
9 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 1 (6.25%) Yourdon
9 1 (6.25%) SysML

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (18.75%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PVCS
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) Automotive
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) SysML
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.25%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
2 10 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce