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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% - 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% - 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 21
Median salary £42,500 - £42,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
1747 1752 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.78% 33.57% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1375 1397
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 4 £41,250 -
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Tipton - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Electronics
3 10 (55.56%) Automotive
3 10 (55.56%) C
4 8 (44.44%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) CAD
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) IEC 61508
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Freescale
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (11.11%) Middleware
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Siemens NX
1 1 (5.56%) Simulink
1 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) RS-232
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 10 (55.56%) Automotive
3 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 11 (61.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Electrical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) CAD
2 3 (16.67%) UML
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Industrial Design
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) SysML
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) IEC 61508
2 2 (11.11%) ISO26262
2 2 (11.11%) MISRA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO13485
3 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Freescale
2 1 (5.56%) QNX
2 1 (5.56%) Renesas
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