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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 201 172 201
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 10 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.25% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.79% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £25,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
1518 1389 1398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.63% 31.12% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1157 1197
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 7 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Warwickshire -9 1 £40,000 +35.59%
Coventry - 1 £38,500 - 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (76.32%) Software Engineering
2 27 (71.05%) Simulink
3 26 (68.42%) MATLAB
4 24 (63.16%) Electronics
5 22 (57.89%) C++
5 22 (57.89%) Degree
6 19 (50.00%) Automotive
7 18 (47.37%) Algorithms
8 12 (31.58%) Signal Processing
8 12 (31.58%) C
9 11 (28.95%) Validation
9 11 (28.95%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (26.32%) Project Management
10 10 (26.32%) Chartered Engineer
11 9 (23.68%) Stateflow
12 8 (21.05%) UML
12 8 (21.05%) Requirements Management
12 8 (21.05%) VHDL
12 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
12 8 (21.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (18.42%) Embedded C
14 6 (15.79%) MathWorks
15 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++
15 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
16 4 (10.53%) VxWorks
16 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
16 4 (10.53%) Mechatronics
16 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
16 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (71.05%) Simulink
2 9 (23.68%) Stateflow
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.89%) MS Office
5 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.26%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (63.16%) Electronics
2 19 (50.00%) Automotive
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Algorithms
2 8 (21.05%) VHDL
2 8 (21.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (10.53%) Mechatronics
4 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
4 3 (7.89%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) VxWorks
2 3 (7.89%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Software Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) Signal Processing
3 11 (28.95%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Validation
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) UML
5 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) Requirements Management
6 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
6 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.26%) Yourdon
8 2 (5.26%) SysML
9 1 (2.63%) Change Control
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.63%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) MATLAB
2 22 (57.89%) C++
3 12 (31.58%) C
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded C
5 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) MathWorks
2 3 (7.89%) QNX
3 2 (5.26%) MKS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
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