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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embedded Systems
Rank 206 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.24% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.80% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -3.65%
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
1570 1509 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.86% 30.80% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1276 1221
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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
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 17 April 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 +4 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Warwickshire -7 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (70.00%) MATLAB
1 21 (70.00%) Simulink
1 21 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Electronics
2 18 (60.00%) C++
3 17 (56.67%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) Automotive
4 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (33.33%) Signal Processing
6 9 (30.00%) C
7 8 (26.67%) Project Management
7 8 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (23.33%) Validation
8 7 (23.33%) UML
9 6 (20.00%) VHDL
9 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
10 5 (16.67%) Stateflow
10 5 (16.67%) MathWorks
11 4 (13.33%) QNX
11 4 (13.33%) Middleware
11 4 (13.33%) OOD
11 4 (13.33%) OO
11 4 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
11 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
11 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
11 4 (13.33%) Mechatronics
11 4 (13.33%) Image Processing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (70.00%) Simulink
2 5 (16.67%) Stateflow
3 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Modbus
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (13.33%) CANoe
General
1 18 (60.00%) Electronics
2 13 (43.33%) Automotive
3 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (20.00%) VHDL
2 6 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (13.33%) Mechatronics
3 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (10.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 8 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) UML
4 7 (23.33%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) OOD
6 4 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (13.33%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) SysML
8 1 (3.33%) QMS
8 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.33%) CMMI
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) MATLAB
2 18 (60.00%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) C
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) MathWorks
2 4 (13.33%) QNX
3 1 (3.33%) MKS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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