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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded Systems
Rank 218 220 208
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 14 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,400 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2284 2005 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.77% 34.07% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1586 1505
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Embedded Systems
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Systems within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 5 £60,000 -
Warwickshire +8 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Staffordshire -3 3 £40,000 +8.10%
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham -13 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Embedded Systems
England

Embedded Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Electronics
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) C
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Automotive
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) DO-178B
8 4 (17.39%) Android
8 4 (17.39%) Avionics
8 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) ISO26262
9 3 (13.04%) IEC 61508
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Software Packaging
9 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
1 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (52.17%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Automotive
3 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
3 4 (17.39%) Avionics
4 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Kernel Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.70%) Verilog
2 1 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) CMMI
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) SysML
5 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) DO-178B
1 4 (17.39%) ISO26262
2 3 (13.04%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.35%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.35%) DO-254
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
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