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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 214 202 202
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.57% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £41,250 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% +13.07%
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
1883 1757 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.37% 32.52% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1466 1621
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Staffordshire +6 4 - - 4
Birmingham -6 3 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 9 (50.00%) Simulink
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) Electronics
4 7 (38.89%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) OOD
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) QNX
6 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
6 4 (22.22%) Automotive
6 4 (22.22%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
6 4 (22.22%) Modbus
7 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (16.67%) QMS
7 3 (16.67%) VHDL
7 3 (16.67%) CMMI
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) TargetLink
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Modbus
2 1 (5.56%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) CANoe
General
1 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 3 (16.67%) VHDL
3 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (11.11%) CAN bus
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) CMMI
4 3 (16.67%) QMS
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) QNX
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) MathWorks
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