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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Systems
Rank 205 195 152
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -43
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 8 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.18% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.64% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 25
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £34,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1228 1571 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.77% 28.21% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1331 1062
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
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 31 July 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 - 6 £37,500 - 2
Coventry +1 1 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) Electronics
4 13 (65.00%) C++
5 11 (55.00%) Automotive
6 7 (35.00%) C#
7 6 (30.00%) UML
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 6 (30.00%) Yourdon
7 6 (30.00%) MKS
7 6 (30.00%) Assembly Language
7 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (30.00%) MathWorks
7 6 (30.00%) Simulink
7 6 (30.00%) Stateflow
7 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) TargetLink
7 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Firmware
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
10 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (10.00%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) Simulink
1 6 (30.00%) Stateflow
1 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (30.00%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (75.00%) Electronics
2 11 (55.00%) Automotive
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 6 (30.00%) Yourdon
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) OOD
3 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) HNC
2 2 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) MKS
1 6 (30.00%) MathWorks
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
Posted: 6 days ago