Period
to 19 February 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 950 1018 1168
Rank change year-on-year +68 +150 -46
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 205 134 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.082% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.091% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 172 132 94
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +6.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £32,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.88% -9.09%

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 147,670 146,543 176,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,807 121,658 147,486
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 2018.

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 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
South East +49 66 £45,000 - 11
East of England +38 61 £56,250 +11.94% 25
South West +9 37 £45,000 - 5
Midlands -6 17 £40,000 - 5
London +4 16 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands -11 16 £40,000 - 2
North of England -12 8 £45,000 +42.86% 6
North West -5 7 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +22 1 £52,500 +50.00% 2
East Midlands +10 1 £49,500 +27.74% 2
Embedded Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 160 (78.05%) C
2 159 (77.56%) C++
3 122 (59.51%) Software Engineering
4 86 (41.95%) Linux
5 70 (34.15%) Degree
6 66 (32.20%) Embedded C
7 54 (26.34%) Embedded Linux
8 50 (24.39%) Electronics
9 47 (22.93%) Signal Processing
10 46 (22.44%) Embedded C++
11 38 (18.54%) C#
12 32 (15.61%) Digital Signal Processing
12 32 (15.61%) Computer Science
13 29 (14.15%) Wireless
14 27 (13.17%) Android
14 27 (13.17%) Embedded Systems
15 24 (11.71%) Windows
15 24 (11.71%) Bluetooth
16 23 (11.22%) Python
17 22 (10.73%) Telecoms
18 20 (9.76%) Manufacturing
18 20 (9.76%) MATLAB
18 20 (9.76%) Qt
19 19 (9.27%) Algorithms
19 19 (9.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 19 (9.27%) OOD
20 17 (8.29%) Validation
20 17 (8.29%) Device Driver
20 17 (8.29%) Firmware
20 17 (8.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 4 (1.95%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.49%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.15%) Wireless
2 24 (11.71%) Bluetooth
3 14 (6.83%) DVB
4 12 (5.85%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.44%) FlexRay
5 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.46%) HTTP
6 3 (1.46%) LAN
6 3 (1.46%) WAN
6 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.49%) 3G
7 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.49%) 4G
7 1 (0.49%) 5G
7 1 (0.49%) GSM
7 1 (0.49%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.39%) CANoe
2 9 (4.39%) Subversion
3 6 (2.93%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.44%) JIRA
5 4 (1.95%) CodeWarrior
6 3 (1.46%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (24.39%) Electronics
2 22 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.83%) Automotive
5 6 (2.93%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.95%) Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Military
7 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 123 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 115 (56.10%) Embedded Engineer
3 94 (45.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (16.10%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (11.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 24 (11.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (11.22%) Development Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Electronics Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Software Development Engineer
9 14 (6.83%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 14 (6.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) DSP Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Developer
13 7 (3.41%) C Developer
13 7 (3.41%) C Software Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) Qt
2 13 (6.34%) .NET
3 7 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (3.41%) POSIX
3 7 (3.41%) STL
4 6 (2.93%) OpenCL
4 6 (2.93%) TensorFlow
5 5 (2.44%) OpenGL
6 4 (1.95%) D-Bus
6 4 (1.95%) GStreamer
6 4 (1.95%) HEVC
6 4 (1.95%) QML
6 4 (1.95%) Web Services
6 4 (1.95%) WPF
7 3 (1.46%) WinForms
8 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.49%) DirectX
8 1 (0.49%) Flash
8 1 (0.49%) MFC
8 1 (0.49%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.61%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.17%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (9.27%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.29%) Device Driver
4 17 (8.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.90%) Digital TV
6 8 (3.90%) IPTV
7 6 (2.93%) CUDA
8 5 (2.44%) CPLD
8 5 (2.44%) VHDL
9 4 (1.95%) ASIC
9 4 (1.95%) BBC
9 4 (1.95%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.95%) MPEG
9 4 (1.95%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.95%) STB
10 3 (1.46%) Infotainment
10 3 (1.46%) User Experience
11 2 (0.98%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (41.95%) Linux
2 54 (26.34%) Embedded Linux
3 27 (13.17%) Android
4 24 (11.71%) Windows
5 19 (9.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.46%) Unix
6 3 (1.46%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.98%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.49%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.49%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (59.51%) Software Engineering
2 47 (22.93%) Signal Processing
3 32 (15.61%) Digital Signal Processing
4 19 (9.27%) OOD
5 17 (8.29%) Validation
6 14 (6.83%) Mathematics
6 14 (6.83%) OO
7 13 (6.34%) Multithreading
8 12 (5.85%) Prototyping
9 11 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.37%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (4.39%) Open Source
10 9 (4.39%) SDLC
11 8 (3.90%) OOP
12 7 (3.41%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.41%) DRM
12 7 (3.41%) Integration Testing
12 7 (3.41%) Machine Learning
13 6 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 160 (78.05%) C
2 159 (77.56%) C++
3 66 (32.20%) Embedded C
4 46 (22.44%) Embedded C++
5 38 (18.54%) C#
6 23 (11.22%) Python
7 20 (9.76%) MATLAB
8 15 (7.32%) Java
9 8 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.41%) Assembly Language
10 7 (3.41%) Perl
11 4 (1.95%) Ada
11 4 (1.95%) AWK
11 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (34.15%) Degree
2 11 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.90%) HND
4 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.46%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.98%) MISRA
3 2 (0.98%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (6.83%) Dell
1 14 (6.83%) HP
2 13 (6.34%) EMC
3 4 (1.95%) Apple
3 4 (1.95%) Arqiva
3 4 (1.95%) Broadcom
3 4 (1.95%) BT
3 4 (1.95%) CA
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.46%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (1.46%) Xilinx
5 2 (0.98%) Altera
5 2 (0.98%) Intel
5 2 (0.98%) Renesas
5 2 (0.98%) Wind River
6 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.49%) Freescale
6 1 (0.49%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.49%) IBM