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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 189 182 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 20 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 0.35% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1359 1412 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.98% 31.50% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1156 1258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 10 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Coventry - 6 £38,500 -
Warwickshire -7 2 £42,000 +97.64%
Birmingham - 2 £38,750 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (83.67%) Software Engineering
2 37 (75.51%) Electronics
2 37 (75.51%) Simulink
3 35 (71.43%) Degree
4 30 (61.22%) MATLAB
5 29 (59.18%) C++
6 26 (53.06%) Automotive
7 22 (44.90%) Algorithms
8 21 (42.86%) C
9 17 (34.69%) Validation
10 16 (32.65%) Signal Processing
11 15 (30.61%) Rational DOORS
11 15 (30.61%) Requirements Management
12 14 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
12 14 (28.57%) Stateflow
12 14 (28.57%) Project Management
12 14 (28.57%) UML
13 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
14 12 (24.49%) MathWorks
14 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
14 12 (24.49%) Embedded Software Development
15 10 (20.41%) Embedded C
16 9 (18.37%) C#
16 9 (18.37%) VHDL
16 9 (18.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (16.33%) Assembly Language
17 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
17 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
17 8 (16.33%) MKS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (75.51%) Simulink
2 14 (28.57%) Stateflow
3 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
4 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (16.33%) TargetLink
5 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Modbus
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (75.51%) Electronics
2 26 (53.06%) Automotive
3 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 20 (40.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Algorithms
2 9 (18.37%) VHDL
2 9 (18.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (10.20%) CAN bus
4 4 (8.16%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
1 4 (8.16%) VxWorks
1 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Software Engineering
2 17 (34.69%) Validation
3 16 (32.65%) Signal Processing
4 15 (30.61%) Requirements Management
5 14 (28.57%) Project Management
5 14 (28.57%) UML
6 12 (24.49%) Data Analysis
6 12 (24.49%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (16.33%) Yourdon
8 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.16%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.08%) SysML
10 1 (2.04%) Change Control
10 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.04%) OO
10 1 (2.04%) OOD
10 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.04%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) MATLAB
2 29 (59.18%) C++
3 21 (42.86%) C
4 10 (20.41%) Embedded C
5 9 (18.37%) C#
6 8 (16.33%) Assembly Language
7 7 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (4.08%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) MathWorks
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) MKS
3 1 (2.04%) QNX
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