Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Embedded Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 117 149
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 22 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.55% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.58% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £37,550 £35,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £45,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,521 2,085 2,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.39% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,400 1,732
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,050 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

Embedded Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Engineer in Edinburgh

Embedded Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Embedded Engineer in Edinburgh

Embedded Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Engineer in Edinburgh

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Embedded 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 Edinburgh region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) C++
1 20 (90.91%) C
2 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) Electronics
6 5 (22.73%) Device Driver
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded C++
6 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (22.73%) Device Driver Development
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) UML
9 2 (9.09%) C#
9 2 (9.09%) Firmware
9 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
9 2 (9.09%) Google
9 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.09%) Linux Kernel Development
10 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.55%) SOLID
10 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (4.55%) Strategic Thinking

Embedded Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) STL
1 1 (4.55%) WPF
1 1 (4.55%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Device Driver
1 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (13.64%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Kernel Development
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) SOLID
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C
1 20 (90.91%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded C++
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Intel
2 1 (4.55%) Sony