Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Embedded Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Software Development over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 939 971 1031
Rank change year-on-year +32 +60 +151
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 150 205 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 132 172 132
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.96% +6.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,125 £72,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.11% +6.88%

Embedded Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 129,154 150,903 149,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.73% 91.84% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 103,001 123,591 124,165
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Embedded Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Embedded Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Development in England

Embedded Software Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Development in England

Embedded Software Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Development in England

Embedded Software Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
North of England +101 58 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire +84 33 £45,000 -14.29% 4
North West +47 25 £45,000 - 4
South East -10 23 £46,000 +2.22% 22
East of England +9 20 £45,000 -20.00% 14
London +30 19 £62,500 +38.89% 6
Midlands +30 18 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +20 13 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South West -3 12 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands +24 5 £50,000 +1.01% 4
Embedded Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 122 (81.33%) Software Engineering
2 111 (74.00%) C++
3 109 (72.67%) C
4 90 (60.00%) Degree
5 81 (54.00%) Linux
6 65 (43.33%) Electronics
7 55 (36.67%) Computer Science
8 41 (27.33%) Embedded Linux
9 35 (23.33%) Automotive
10 25 (16.67%) Validation
11 21 (14.00%) Software Architecture
11 21 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (13.33%) Windows
13 19 (12.67%) Assembly Language
14 16 (10.67%) Games
14 16 (10.67%) Aerospace
14 16 (10.67%) Embedded C
14 16 (10.67%) Yocto
14 16 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (9.33%) Multithreading
16 14 (9.33%) Wireless
16 14 (9.33%) Ruby
16 14 (9.33%) Physics
17 13 (8.67%) Mathematics
17 13 (8.67%) C#
17 13 (8.67%) RS-232
17 13 (8.67%) RS-485
18 12 (8.00%) Android
19 11 (7.33%) Algorithms

Embedded Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.33%) Simulink
2 3 (2.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Wireless
2 13 (8.67%) RS-232
2 13 (8.67%) RS-485
3 9 (6.00%) Bluetooth
3 9 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (4.67%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.67%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.33%) 5G
7 2 (1.33%) DVB
7 2 (1.33%) HbbTV
7 2 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (0.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.33%) CMake
4 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.00%) JIRA
6 2 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 65 (43.33%) Electronics
2 35 (23.33%) Automotive
3 16 (10.67%) Aerospace
3 16 (10.67%) Games
4 10 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.33%) German Language
7 2 (1.33%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (72.00%) Software Engineer
2 91 (60.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 83 (55.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 46 (30.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (26.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 38 (25.33%) C Software Engineer
6 38 (25.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 38 (25.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) Embedded C Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 37 (24.67%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (23.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 35 (23.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 31 (20.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 31 (20.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 27 (18.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 27 (18.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) Yocto
2 8 (5.33%) Qt
3 6 (4.00%) .NET
3 6 (4.00%) .NET Core
3 6 (4.00%) HTML
3 6 (4.00%) jQuery
3 6 (4.00%) Node.js
3 6 (4.00%) OpenEmbedded
4 5 (3.33%) Caffe
4 5 (3.33%) OpenCL
4 5 (3.33%) TensorFlow
5 4 (2.67%) Vulkan
6 3 (2.00%) DirectX
6 3 (2.00%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.00%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (2.00%) QML
7 2 (1.33%) Middleware
7 2 (1.33%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.67%) D-Bus
8 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (4.67%) Robotics
6 4 (2.67%) CUDA
6 4 (2.67%) Digital TV
6 4 (2.67%) IPTV
7 3 (2.00%) SIMD
7 3 (2.00%) Smart City
8 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.33%) STB
8 2 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.67%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.67%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 81 (54.00%) Linux
2 41 (27.33%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Windows
4 12 (8.00%) Android
5 11 (7.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.67%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (1.33%) Unix
7 2 (1.33%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.67%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (81.33%) Software Engineering
2 55 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 25 (16.67%) Validation
4 21 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 21 (14.00%) Software Architecture
5 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (9.33%) Multithreading
6 14 (9.33%) Physics
7 13 (8.67%) Mathematics
8 11 (7.33%) Machine Learning
8 11 (7.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (5.33%) Memory Management
10 8 (5.33%) Open Source
11 6 (4.00%) Commercial Awareness
11 6 (4.00%) Neural Network
11 6 (4.00%) Project Management
11 6 (4.00%) Signal Processing
11 6 (4.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 111 (74.00%) C++
2 109 (72.67%) C
3 19 (12.67%) Assembly Language
4 16 (10.67%) Embedded C
5 14 (9.33%) Ruby
6 13 (8.67%) C#
7 9 (6.00%) Java
7 9 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.33%) Python
9 5 (3.33%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.00%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.00%) Perl
11 2 (1.33%) Ada
11 2 (1.33%) Delphi
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (60.00%) Degree
2 16 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) JTAG
2 6 (4.00%) ISO 26262
3 4 (2.67%) MISRA
4 2 (1.33%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (4.67%) Atmel
2 6 (4.00%) Cisco
2 6 (4.00%) EMC
2 6 (4.00%) Freescale
3 1 (0.67%) NVIDIA