The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 185 201 161
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 1 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.020% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.085% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 21
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +54.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £52,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Embedded Systems
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tipton - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry +11 1 £36,000 -31.42% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £36,500 - 2
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 12 (70.59%) C
3 11 (64.71%) C++
3 11 (64.71%) Electronics
4 6 (35.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (29.41%) Automotive
5 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (29.41%) OOD
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
5 5 (29.41%) Static Code Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Apple
7 2 (11.76%) Windows CE
7 2 (11.76%) Firmware
7 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) Google
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.88%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (64.71%) Electronics
2 5 (29.41%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows CE
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (29.41%) OOD
2 5 (29.41%) Static Code Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C
2 11 (64.71%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Apple
1 2 (11.76%) Google
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Bonus
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