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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 193 203 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 29 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 0.47% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 17
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,750 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
1589 1688 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.43% 32.26% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1403 1296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 - 13 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +4 7 £42,000 +93.10%
Coventry -7 6 £32,500 - 3
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 34 (82.93%) Simulink
2 34 (82.93%) Electronics
3 32 (78.05%) Degree
4 28 (68.29%) C++
5 25 (60.98%) Automotive
6 24 (58.54%) C
7 21 (51.22%) MATLAB
8 20 (48.78%) Requirements Management
8 20 (48.78%) Rational DOORS
9 19 (46.34%) Stateflow
9 19 (46.34%) Validation
10 18 (43.90%) UML
10 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
11 16 (39.02%) Algorithms
12 14 (34.15%) C#
13 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
13 13 (31.71%) Assembly Language
13 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
13 13 (31.71%) MathWorks
13 13 (31.71%) MKS
13 13 (31.71%) Yourdon
13 13 (31.71%) TargetLink
13 13 (31.71%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (26.83%) Chartered Engineer
14 11 (26.83%) Project Management
15 10 (24.39%) Data Analysis
15 10 (24.39%) Signal Processing
16 9 (21.95%) Embedded Software Development
17 8 (19.51%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 34 (82.93%) Simulink
2 19 (46.34%) Stateflow
3 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
4 13 (31.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (31.71%) TargetLink
5 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (82.93%) Electronics
2 25 (60.98%) Automotive
3 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Software Engineer
2 21 (51.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.07%) VHDL
2 7 (17.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (12.20%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 20 (48.78%) Requirements Management
3 19 (46.34%) Validation
4 18 (43.90%) UML
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 13 (31.71%) Yourdon
6 11 (26.83%) Project Management
7 10 (24.39%) Data Analysis
7 10 (24.39%) Signal Processing
8 9 (21.95%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) C
3 21 (51.22%) MATLAB
4 14 (34.15%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) Assembly Language
6 8 (19.51%) Embedded C
7 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
1 13 (31.71%) MathWorks
1 13 (31.71%) MKS
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Relocation Assistance
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25K to £40K DOE + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago