Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 244 295
Rank change year-on-year +87 +51 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 226 118 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.98% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 168 112 88
East of England median annual salary £53,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.77% +4.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,000 £55,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,475 12,043 14,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.77% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 9,927 11,801
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,675
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in the East of England

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +47 211 £55,000 +5.26% 50
Hertfordshire -11 11 £45,750 -8.50% 6
Essex +6 4 £53,000 +37.66% 3
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 215 (95.13%) Software Engineering
2 191 (84.51%) C
3 178 (78.76%) C++
4 118 (52.21%) Embedded C
5 113 (50.00%) Linux
6 96 (42.48%) Degree
7 92 (40.71%) Computer Science
8 86 (38.05%) Embedded C++
9 85 (37.61%) Python
10 66 (29.20%) Wireless
11 51 (22.57%) Mathematics
11 51 (22.57%) Embedded Linux
12 41 (18.14%) Embedded Systems
13 39 (17.26%) Electronics
14 36 (15.93%) Physics
15 34 (15.04%) Windows
15 34 (15.04%) Embedded Software Development
16 31 (13.72%) Java
16 31 (13.72%) Firmware
17 29 (12.83%) Assembly Language
18 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (9.29%) Statistics
19 21 (9.29%) Life Science
19 21 (9.29%) Telecoms
19 21 (9.29%) JavaScript
19 21 (9.29%) SQL
19 21 (9.29%) HTML
19 21 (9.29%) C#
19 21 (9.29%) Linux Kernel Development
20 20 (8.85%) Multithreading

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (2.21%) Simulink
2 1 (0.44%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (29.20%) Wireless
2 17 (7.52%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (7.08%) Bluetooth
4 9 (3.98%) Internet
5 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.77%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.44%) Modbus
6 1 (0.44%) SCTP
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) WLAN
6 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) GCC
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 39 (17.26%) Electronics
2 21 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.41%) Multimedia
4 10 (4.42%) Automotive
5 6 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.77%) Military
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Finance
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.29%) HTML
2 12 (5.31%) STL
3 9 (3.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (3.98%) HEVC
3 9 (3.98%) POSIX
3 9 (3.98%) Qt
4 8 (3.54%) OpenGL
5 2 (0.88%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (0.88%) Yocto
6 1 (0.44%) Django
6 1 (0.44%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 92 (40.71%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.14%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (9.29%) Life Science
4 20 (8.85%) Device Driver
5 13 (5.75%) Verilog
6 10 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.54%) Internet of Things
9 7 (3.10%) Smart Energy
10 5 (2.21%) Robotics
11 4 (1.77%) User Experience
12 3 (1.33%) ASIC
13 1 (0.44%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.44%) Machine to Machine
13 1 (0.44%) mPOS
13 1 (0.44%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 113 (50.00%) Linux
2 51 (22.57%) Embedded Linux
3 34 (15.04%) Windows
4 10 (4.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 4 (1.77%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (95.13%) Software Engineering
2 51 (22.57%) Mathematics
3 36 (15.93%) Physics
4 34 (15.04%) Embedded Software Development
5 24 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.29%) Linux Kernel Development
6 21 (9.29%) Statistics
7 20 (8.85%) Multithreading
8 19 (8.41%) Scrum
8 19 (8.41%) Video Processing
9 18 (7.96%) Device Driver Development
9 18 (7.96%) Multithreaded Programming
9 18 (7.96%) SDLC
10 15 (6.64%) Signal Processing
11 14 (6.19%) Open Source
12 9 (3.98%) OOD
12 9 (3.98%) OOP
12 9 (3.98%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.54%) Code Optimisation
14 7 (3.10%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 191 (84.51%) C
2 178 (78.76%) C++
3 118 (52.21%) Embedded C
4 86 (38.05%) Embedded C++
5 85 (37.61%) Python
6 31 (13.72%) Java
7 29 (12.83%) Assembly Language
8 21 (9.29%) C#
8 21 (9.29%) JavaScript
8 21 (9.29%) SQL
9 16 (7.08%) Perl
10 13 (5.75%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.10%) VC++
12 5 (2.21%) Ada
13 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) Ruby
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (42.48%) Degree
2 12 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) ISO 26262
2 2 (0.88%) JTAG
3 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.44%) ECSS
3 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 31 (13.72%) Firmware
2 2 (0.88%) iptables
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (7.08%) Dell
1 16 (7.08%) HP
2 4 (1.77%) Atmel
2 4 (1.77%) MathWorks
3 3 (1.33%) Wind River
4 2 (0.88%) QNX
4 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.44%) EMC
5 1 (0.44%) IBM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle
5 1 (0.44%) PTC