The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems 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 Systems over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 199 194 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.02% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 28
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded Systems
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1246 1574 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.19% 28.51% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1354 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Embedded Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Embedded Systems Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Embedded Systems across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Embedded Systems Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 - 11 £37,500 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems.

1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Electronics
3 17 (70.83%) C
4 15 (62.50%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) Simulink
5 11 (45.83%) Automotive
5 11 (45.83%) Degree
6 9 (37.50%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) UML
7 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) Stateflow
7 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (33.33%) MathWorks
7 8 (33.33%) Yourdon
7 8 (33.33%) MKS
7 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (33.33%) TargetLink
7 8 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 8 (33.33%) Requirements Management
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Firmware
9 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Systems 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 Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Simulink
2 8 (33.33%) Stateflow
2 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (33.33%) TargetLink
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Broadband
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 19 (79.17%) Electronics
2 11 (45.83%) Automotive
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Yourdon
2 8 (33.33%) Validation
2 8 (33.33%) UML
2 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C
2 15 (62.50%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) HNC
3 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JTAG
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) MathWorks
1 8 (33.33%) MKS
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago