The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Systems
North East / Durham
Rank 24 27 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 3.65% 1.75% 6.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.93% 8.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 56 25 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 40.88% 21.93% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 29
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Durham

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Durham.

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in Durham

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Durham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in Durham

Embedded Systems
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) RS-232
2 3 (60.00%) RS-485
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) 802.15
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB

Embedded Systems
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) RS-232
2 3 (60.00%) RS-485
3 1 (20.00%) 802.15
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware