Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 964 1006 1127
Rank change year-on-year +42 +121 +24
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Software Development 176 169 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 128 164 129
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £60,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 146,801 152,519 171,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.64% 90.73% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 118,100 123,356 144,576
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +35 65 £41,500 -7.78% 8
Midlands +18 34 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England -13 34 £65,000 +30.00% 5
West Midlands +42 28 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South West +10 28 £45,000 - 5
London +7 9 £55,000 -18.52% 5
North of England -1 6 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -3 6 £41,250 - 3
Yorkshire +23 4 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North West -9 1 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1
Embedded Software Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 107 (60.80%) C++
2 103 (58.52%) C
2 103 (58.52%) Software Engineering
3 95 (53.98%) Linux
4 58 (32.95%) Degree
5 55 (31.25%) Electronics
6 30 (17.05%) Image Processing
6 30 (17.05%) Embedded C
7 29 (16.48%) Ethernet
7 29 (16.48%) Embedded Linux
8 28 (15.91%) Embedded C++
9 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (14.20%) Windows
10 25 (14.20%) Computer Science
11 24 (13.64%) Qt
12 22 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
13 21 (11.93%) Automotive
14 20 (11.36%) C#
15 18 (10.23%) STL
15 18 (10.23%) Bluetooth
15 18 (10.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (9.66%) OpenCV
16 17 (9.66%) Firmware
16 17 (9.66%) Device Driver
16 17 (9.66%) Marketing
17 16 (9.09%) Wireless
17 16 (9.09%) TCP/IP
17 16 (9.09%) SQL
17 16 (9.09%) Deep Learning
17 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing

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 6 (3.41%) Simulink
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.48%) Ethernet
2 18 (10.23%) Bluetooth
3 16 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.09%) Wireless
4 14 (7.95%) RS-232
5 10 (5.68%) FlexRay
6 7 (3.98%) 3G
6 7 (3.98%) 4G
6 7 (3.98%) 802.11
6 7 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.84%) GPRS
7 5 (2.84%) GSM
7 5 (2.84%) LTE
7 5 (2.84%) ZigBee
8 3 (1.70%) DVB
8 3 (1.70%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.57%) 802.15
9 1 (0.57%) SMS
9 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) CANoe
2 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.98%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.70%) JIRA
5 3 (1.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.14%) CodeWarrior
6 2 (1.14%) GNU Toolchain
6 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (31.25%) Electronics
2 21 (11.93%) Automotive
3 17 (9.66%) Marketing
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (51.70%) Software Engineer
2 78 (44.32%) Embedded Engineer
3 62 (35.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (23.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 33 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 28 (15.91%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (13.64%) Developer
8 21 (11.93%) Development Engineer
8 21 (11.93%) Software Developer
9 16 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
9 16 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
10 15 (8.52%) C++ Developer
11 14 (7.95%) C Developer
11 14 (7.95%) C/C++ Developer
11 14 (7.95%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 14 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (7.39%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 13 (7.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 13 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) Qt
2 18 (10.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (10.23%) STL
3 17 (9.66%) OpenCV
4 9 (5.11%) 802.1X
5 7 (3.98%) OpenCL
5 7 (3.98%) TensorFlow
6 6 (3.41%) .NET
7 4 (2.27%) HTML
7 4 (2.27%) HTML5
8 3 (1.70%) CSS
8 3 (1.70%) WebKit
8 3 (1.70%) WinForms
8 3 (1.70%) WPF
9 1 (0.57%) DirectX
9 1 (0.57%) Flash
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.57%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.57%) QML
9 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (9.66%) Device Driver
4 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.98%) CUDA
6 7 (3.98%) Infotainment
7 4 (2.27%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.70%) IPTV
8 3 (1.70%) State Machine
8 3 (1.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.57%) Contactless
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.57%) SystemC
9 1 (0.57%) TMS320
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.98%) Linux
2 29 (16.48%) Embedded Linux
3 25 (14.20%) Windows
4 13 (7.39%) Android
5 5 (2.84%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (1.14%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (58.52%) Software Engineering
2 30 (17.05%) Image Processing
3 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.09%) Deep Learning
4 16 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 15 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (8.52%) SDLC
6 14 (7.95%) Validation
7 13 (7.39%) Integration Testing
7 13 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (6.25%) Device Driver Development
8 11 (6.25%) Machine Learning
9 10 (5.68%) SysML
9 10 (5.68%) UML
10 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.11%) Scrum
11 8 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (4.55%) Computer Vision
12 7 (3.98%) Convolutional Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 107 (60.80%) C++
2 103 (58.52%) C
3 30 (17.05%) Embedded C
4 28 (15.91%) Embedded C++
5 20 (11.36%) C#
6 16 (9.09%) SQL
7 14 (7.95%) Python
8 9 (5.11%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.41%) Java
9 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.84%) Ada
11 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (32.95%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) DO-178B
1 8 (4.55%) MISRA
2 7 (3.98%) IEC 61508
2 7 (3.98%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (3.98%) Dell
1 7 (3.98%) HP
2 4 (2.27%) Altera
2 4 (2.27%) EMC
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.57%) Apple
4 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.57%) Facebook
4 1 (0.57%) Freescale
4 1 (0.57%) Google
4 1 (0.57%) Wind River