Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 986 1059 1170
Rank change year-on-year +73 +111 -32
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 188 139 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.078% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.087% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 172 143 101
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -5.88%

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 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +50 57 £50,000 +38.89% 2
East of England +46 57 £50,000 +56.25% 9
South West +36 28 £47,500 - 1
Midlands +11 18 £42,500 +18.06%
North of England +3 16 £45,000 +42.86%
North West +11 14 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands +1 14 £42,500 +18.06%
London +29 12 £42,500 -8.11% 1
East Midlands +20 4 £42,500 +18.06%
Yorkshire +18 2 £48,750 +39.29%
Embedded Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Software Development 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded Software Development.

1 143 (76.06%) C
2 134 (71.28%) C++
3 104 (55.32%) Software Engineering
4 77 (40.96%) Embedded C
5 60 (31.91%) Linux
6 54 (28.72%) Degree
7 53 (28.19%) Signal Processing
8 51 (27.13%) Embedded C++
9 45 (23.94%) C#
9 45 (23.94%) Embedded Linux
10 44 (23.40%) Bluetooth
11 42 (22.34%) Electronics
12 39 (20.74%) Wireless
13 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (18.09%) Digital Signal Processing
15 33 (17.55%) Qt
16 29 (15.43%) Python
17 26 (13.83%) Manufacturing
18 25 (13.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 22 (11.70%) Multithreading
19 22 (11.70%) Telecoms
19 22 (11.70%) Windows
20 21 (11.17%) Firmware
21 19 (10.11%) MATLAB
21 19 (10.11%) OOD
21 19 (10.11%) OOP
21 19 (10.11%) Validation
21 19 (10.11%) Embedded Systems
21 19 (10.11%) Multithreaded Programming
22 18 (9.57%) Windows Embedded Compact

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 9 (4.79%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.06%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.40%) Bluetooth
2 39 (20.74%) Wireless
3 17 (9.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.79%) 802.11
5 8 (4.26%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.19%) DVB
7 4 (2.13%) Profibus
8 3 (1.60%) 3G
8 3 (1.60%) GSM
8 3 (1.60%) HTTP
9 2 (1.06%) 2G
9 2 (1.06%) LAN
9 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.06%) WAN
9 2 (1.06%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.53%) LTE
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.72%) Subversion
3 5 (2.66%) JIRA
3 5 (2.66%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.06%) Qt Creator
5 2 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.53%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (22.34%) Electronics
2 26 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 22 (11.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Automotive
4 4 (2.13%) Military
4 4 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.60%) Finance
6 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 113 (60.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 103 (54.79%) Software Engineer
3 82 (43.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (14.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (12.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 23 (12.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (10.11%) Electronics Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) DSP Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) Embedded C Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (6.38%) Design Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Audio DSP Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Audio Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Development Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.55%) Qt
2 15 (7.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (7.98%) POSIX
2 15 (7.98%) STL
3 11 (5.85%) QML
4 9 (4.79%) 802.1X
5 6 (3.19%) OpenGL
6 4 (2.13%) D-Bus
6 4 (2.13%) GStreamer
6 4 (2.13%) HEVC
7 3 (1.60%) .NET
7 3 (1.60%) MFC
7 3 (1.60%) Web Services
8 2 (1.06%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.53%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.53%) OpenGL ES
9 1 (0.53%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.53%) Vulkan
9 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 19 (10.11%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.79%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.72%) Device Driver
6 7 (3.72%) VHDL
7 5 (2.66%) CPLD
7 5 (2.66%) Digital TV
7 5 (2.66%) IPTV
8 4 (2.13%) BBC
8 4 (2.13%) Media Streaming
8 4 (2.13%) MPEG
8 4 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.13%) STB
9 3 (1.60%) ASIC
10 2 (1.06%) Life Science
10 2 (1.06%) Smart City
10 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.91%) Linux
2 45 (23.94%) Embedded Linux
3 22 (11.70%) Windows
4 18 (9.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (7.98%) Android
6 7 (3.72%) VxWorks
7 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.32%) Software Engineering
2 53 (28.19%) Signal Processing
3 34 (18.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 22 (11.70%) Multithreading
5 19 (10.11%) Multithreaded Programming
5 19 (10.11%) OOD
5 19 (10.11%) OOP
5 19 (10.11%) Validation
6 15 (7.98%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.85%) CAD
9 11 (5.85%) Prototyping
10 10 (5.32%) Open Source
11 9 (4.79%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (3.72%) Device Driver Development
12 7 (3.72%) DRM
12 7 (3.72%) Schematic Capture
12 7 (3.72%) Software Architecture
13 6 (3.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 143 (76.06%) C
2 134 (71.28%) C++
3 77 (40.96%) Embedded C
4 51 (27.13%) Embedded C++
5 45 (23.94%) C#
6 29 (15.43%) Python
7 19 (10.11%) MATLAB
8 16 (8.51%) Java
9 8 (4.26%) Assembly Language
10 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.13%) Pascal
12 3 (1.60%) AWK
12 3 (1.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (28.72%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) HND
3 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) ISO 13485
2 4 (2.13%) MISRA
3 3 (1.60%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.06%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 21 (11.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (8.51%) EMC
2 6 (3.19%) Dell
2 6 (3.19%) HP
3 4 (2.13%) Apple
3 4 (2.13%) Arqiva
3 4 (2.13%) Broadcom
3 4 (2.13%) BT
3 4 (2.13%) CA
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.60%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (1.60%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.53%) Altera
5 1 (0.53%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Wind River