Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 128 134
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Engineer 20 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +16.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,275 £41,375 £28,625
90th Percentile £47,600 £52,500 £46,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 2,533 2,122 2,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,684 1,374 1,648
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,925 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Embedded Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Embedded Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) C++
4 10 (50.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
6 8 (40.00%) Device Driver Development
7 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (30.00%) Electronics
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 4 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (20.00%) UML
10 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
13 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
13 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
13 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
13 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation

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 4 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) STL
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) SOLID
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
2 15 (75.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Intel