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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Development
Rank 203 - 192
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 19 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
4664 4185 3509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.14% 78.69% 75.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3553 2993
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Embedded Software Development Salary Histogram 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 24 October 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
Coventry - 7 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Embedded Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 14 (60.87%) C
3 13 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) Electronics
3 13 (56.52%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
4 8 (34.78%) Simulink
5 7 (30.43%) Automotive
5 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
6 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
7 5 (21.74%) Assembly Language
7 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
7 5 (21.74%) Physics
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (21.74%) VHDL
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (21.74%) TargetLink
7 5 (21.74%) Signal Processing
8 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
8 2 (8.70%) HND
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
9 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (34.78%) Simulink
2 5 (21.74%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (56.52%) Electronics
2 7 (30.43%) Automotive
3 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Principal Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
3 5 (21.74%) VHDL
3 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Signal Processing
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Yourdon
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.35%) SysML
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
4 5 (21.74%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware