Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 989 977 1078
Rank change year-on-year -12 +101 +113
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 143 178 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 110 168 153
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +27.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,150 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -4.46%

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 142,352 151,702 164,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 114,184 120,485 138,470
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +16 56 £41,500 -12.63% 18
South West +6 27 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Midlands +17 24 £32,500 -23.53% 3
West Midlands +30 23 - - 3
North of England +19 15 £45,000 - 11
East of England -10 11 £62,000 +24.00% 13
London +35 10 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Yorkshire +34 9 £45,000 -7.69% 3
North West 0 5 £27,500 -35.29% 8
East Midlands +7 1 £32,500 -23.53%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Embedded Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 87 (60.84%) Software Engineering
2 84 (58.74%) C++
3 80 (55.94%) C
4 79 (55.24%) Linux
5 57 (39.86%) Electronics
6 56 (39.16%) Degree
7 28 (19.58%) Computer Science
7 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (18.88%) Embedded C++
9 25 (17.48%) Windows
9 25 (17.48%) Embedded C
10 23 (16.08%) Image Processing
10 23 (16.08%) Qt
10 23 (16.08%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (14.69%) Bluetooth
12 20 (13.99%) STL
12 20 (13.99%) Wireless
12 20 (13.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (13.29%) OpenCV
13 19 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (13.29%) Marketing
14 18 (12.59%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (12.59%) SQL
14 18 (12.59%) Deep Learning
14 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
15 17 (11.89%) RS-232
15 17 (11.89%) MATLAB
15 17 (11.89%) SysML
16 16 (11.19%) Simulink
16 16 (11.19%) Firmware

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 16 (11.19%) Simulink
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) Bluetooth
2 20 (13.99%) Wireless
3 17 (11.89%) RS-232
4 16 (11.19%) Ethernet
5 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.59%) ZigBee
6 6 (4.20%) 3G
6 6 (4.20%) 4G
6 6 (4.20%) 802.11
7 5 (3.50%) GPRS
7 5 (3.50%) GSM
7 5 (3.50%) LTE
7 5 (3.50%) RS-485
8 2 (1.40%) DVB
8 2 (1.40%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.70%) 5G
9 1 (0.70%) 802.15
9 1 (0.70%) HTTP
9 1 (0.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.40%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.40%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.70%) CANoe
5 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (39.86%) Electronics
2 19 (13.29%) Marketing
3 7 (4.90%) Automotive
4 5 (3.50%) Games
5 4 (2.80%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Finance
7 1 (0.70%) Military
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (52.45%) Software Engineer
2 72 (50.35%) Embedded Engineer
3 61 (42.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 35 (24.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 33 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 29 (20.28%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (11.89%) Architect
7 17 (11.89%) Embedded C Engineer
8 16 (11.19%) C Software Engineer
8 16 (11.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (11.19%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 15 (10.49%) Systems Architect
10 13 (9.09%) Developer
10 13 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
12 11 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
13 10 (6.99%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.08%) Qt
2 20 (13.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (13.99%) STL
3 19 (13.29%) OpenCV
4 7 (4.90%) 802.1X
5 6 (4.20%) Caffe
5 6 (4.20%) TensorFlow
6 4 (2.80%) OpenCL
7 3 (2.10%) HTML
7 3 (2.10%) HTML5
7 3 (2.10%) JSON
7 3 (2.10%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.10%) REST
8 2 (1.40%) .NET
8 2 (1.40%) CSS
8 2 (1.40%) DirectX
8 2 (1.40%) Middleware
8 2 (1.40%) Vulkan
8 2 (1.40%) WebKit
8 2 (1.40%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Computer Science
2 23 (16.08%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.99%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.80%) CUDA
6 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.80%) Infotainment
7 3 (2.10%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.10%) IPTV
7 3 (2.10%) Smart City
8 1 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.70%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.70%) Contactless
8 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.70%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.70%) STB
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (55.24%) Linux
2 25 (17.48%) Windows
3 18 (12.59%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Android
5 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.40%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.70%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.70%) uClinux
7 1 (0.70%) Unix
7 1 (0.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.84%) Software Engineering
2 28 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.08%) Image Processing
4 19 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (12.59%) Deep Learning
5 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
6 17 (11.89%) SysML
7 10 (6.99%) Machine Learning
7 10 (6.99%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.99%) Scrum
7 10 (6.99%) Software Architecture
7 10 (6.99%) Validation
8 9 (6.29%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.90%) Device Driver Development
9 7 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.90%) Signal Processing
9 7 (4.90%) UML
10 5 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.50%) SDLC
10 5 (3.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 84 (58.74%) C++
2 80 (55.94%) C
3 27 (18.88%) Embedded C++
4 25 (17.48%) Embedded C
5 18 (12.59%) SQL
6 17 (11.89%) MATLAB
7 13 (9.09%) C#
8 12 (8.39%) Python
9 6 (4.20%) Java
10 4 (2.80%) Ada
11 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (39.16%) Degree
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) MISRA
2 8 (5.59%) DO-178B
3 7 (4.90%) IEC 61508
3 7 (4.90%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.40%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.40%) NVIDIA
2 1 (0.70%) EMC
2 1 (0.70%) SAP