The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 244 238
Rank change year-on-year +46 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 47 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 1.10% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 25
Median salary £53,750 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.56% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2309 3177 3051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.40% 42.67% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 2421 2399
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the East of England

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +43 36 £55,000 -20.00% 10
Hertfordshire +11 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk +20 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Essex - 2 £65,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £55,000 -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 34 (55.74%) C++
1 34 (55.74%) Degree
2 33 (54.10%) C
3 31 (50.82%) Python
4 28 (45.90%) Wireless
5 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
6 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
6 25 (40.98%) Firmware
7 22 (36.07%) Electronics
7 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
8 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
9 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
10 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.51%) Automated Testing
11 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
11 15 (24.59%) Bluetooth
11 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
12 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
12 14 (22.95%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (19.67%) Perl
14 11 (18.03%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) POSIX
14 11 (18.03%) Computer Architecture
15 10 (16.39%) Windows
16 9 (14.75%) Linux
17 8 (13.11%) Android
18 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
19 6 (9.84%) Java
20 5 (8.20%) Finance

Embedded Systems
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.90%) Wireless
2 15 (24.59%) Bluetooth
3 14 (22.95%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.28%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.64%) Redmine
General
1 22 (36.07%) Electronics
2 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (24.59%) Test Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) Development Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) Systems Test Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) Test Development Engineer
6 12 (19.67%) Graduate
6 12 (19.67%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (19.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Android Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Field Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) iOS Android Developer
10 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) POSIX
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) HTML5
2 3 (4.92%) WebKit
2 3 (4.92%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) OpenCL
3 2 (3.28%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.92%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.28%) VHDL
6 1 (1.64%) ASIC
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.64%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 8 (13.11%) Android
4 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Unix
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Mathematics
2 25 (40.98%) Software Engineering
3 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Automated Testing
5 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
6 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.03%) Computer Architecture
7 11 (18.03%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.92%) Android Development
10 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (3.28%) Data Acquisition
11 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.28%) Physics
11 2 (3.28%) Signal Processing
12 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C++
2 33 (54.10%) C
3 31 (50.82%) Python
4 12 (19.67%) Perl
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.92%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) PhD
4 1 (1.64%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.92%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.28%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.64%) EMC
3 1 (1.64%) Motorola
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
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