The table below looks at the statistics for the Embedded Software Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Software Engineer
Rank 190 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 32 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 5
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Embedded Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5402 5122 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.46% 95.29% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4538 4344 3941
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Embedded Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Embedded Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Embedded Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Staffordshire - 18 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -18 4 £38,750 +19.23%
Warwickshire +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Embedded Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (91.11%) C
3 37 (82.22%) C++
4 30 (66.67%) Degree
5 23 (51.11%) Electronics
6 16 (35.56%) Automotive
6 16 (35.56%) Embedded C
7 15 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 15 (33.33%) UML
8 14 (31.11%) Simulink
8 14 (31.11%) MKS
9 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
9 13 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (26.67%) Validation
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
11 11 (24.44%) Yourdon
11 11 (24.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (24.44%) Requirements Management
11 11 (24.44%) Stateflow
11 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
11 11 (24.44%) MathWorks
11 11 (24.44%) C#
11 11 (24.44%) TargetLink
11 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (22.22%) Embedded C++
13 8 (17.78%) Bluetooth
13 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
14 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
15 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Embedded Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Embedded Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Simulink
2 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (24.44%) Stateflow
3 11 (24.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (24.44%) TargetLink
4 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Bluetooth
2 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.11%) Broadband
4 2 (4.44%) GSM
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.44%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) VectorCAST
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) PVCS
4 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (51.11%) Electronics
2 16 (35.56%) Automotive
3 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) MFC
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.11%) CCTV
3 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) UML
3 12 (26.67%) Validation
4 11 (24.44%) Yourdon
4 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 11 (24.44%) Requirements Management
5 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) System Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) OO
6 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C
2 37 (82.22%) C++
3 16 (35.56%) Embedded C
4 15 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 11 (24.44%) C#
6 10 (22.22%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.67%) Java
7 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HND
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) MKS
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) MathWorks
3 3 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.44%) Freescale
4 2 (4.44%) QNX
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
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