The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Software Development
Rank 221 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.074% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.094% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +4.29%
Embedded Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4888 4270 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.57% 79.34% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3549 3685
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015. 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 -1 5 £40,000 -3.03%
Coventry - 2 £35,000 - 1
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Electronics
4 7 (50.00%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
8 2 (14.29%) VC++
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (14.29%) PVCS
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Simulink
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Automotive
8 2 (14.29%) VHDL
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (14.29%) Modbus
8 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
9 1 (7.14%) Physics
9 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.14%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Modbus
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PVCS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) VHDL
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C
3 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) VC++
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Xilinx
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago