Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 688 778
Rank change year-on-year -7 +90 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 444 520 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 375 478 427
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 148,183 158,308 176,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 120,308 127,808 150,040
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Software Engineer in England

Embedded Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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 +23 164 £45,000 - 55
South West +11 97 £50,000 +25.00% 23
North of England +7 54 £42,500 +2.41% 37
East of England -53 53 £55,000 +4.76% 55
Midlands +38 52 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East Midlands +26 34 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West +37 28 £40,000 -9.60% 21
London +26 24 £50,000 - 21
Yorkshire -1 19 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands +18 18 £39,000 -2.50% 20
North East -20 7 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 439 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 338 (76.13%) C
3 330 (74.32%) C++
4 180 (40.54%) Linux
5 161 (36.26%) Embedded C
6 154 (34.68%) Degree
7 121 (27.25%) Embedded Systems
8 111 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 94 (21.17%) Electronics
10 74 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (16.22%) Windows
12 69 (15.54%) Unit Testing
13 67 (15.09%) Manufacturing
14 62 (13.96%) Subversion
14 62 (13.96%) Computer Science
15 61 (13.74%) Embedded Software Development
15 61 (13.74%) Python
16 55 (12.39%) OO
17 53 (11.94%) Validation
18 50 (11.26%) UML
18 50 (11.26%) Firmware
19 49 (11.04%) Device Driver
20 46 (10.36%) Embedded Linux
21 44 (9.91%) Automotive
22 42 (9.46%) Git (software)
23 39 (8.78%) OOD
24 38 (8.56%) Marketing
25 34 (7.66%) C#
25 34 (7.66%) RS-232
26 32 (7.21%) Image Processing

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Simulink
2 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.66%) RS-232
2 27 (6.08%) Bluetooth
3 25 (5.63%) Ethernet
3 25 (5.63%) Wireless
4 22 (4.95%) RS-485
5 14 (3.15%) 802.11
5 14 (3.15%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.48%) MQTT
6 11 (2.48%) RS-422
6 11 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.48%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.80%) 3GPP
7 8 (1.80%) 802.15
8 7 (1.58%) 5G
9 4 (0.90%) GSM
9 4 (0.90%) HTTP
10 3 (0.68%) Internet
10 3 (0.68%) Network Security
10 3 (0.68%) RFID
11 2 (0.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (13.96%) Subversion
2 42 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.48%) JIRA
5 7 (1.58%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.90%) CMake
9 3 (0.68%) Ant
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (0.68%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.68%) Maven
9 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.45%) GCC
11 1 (0.23%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.23%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.23%) GDB
11 1 (0.23%) Hudson
11 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 94 (21.17%) Electronics
2 67 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 44 (9.91%) Automotive
4 38 (8.56%) Marketing
5 29 (6.53%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.93%) Games
8 8 (1.80%) Finance
8 8 (1.80%) Military
9 4 (0.90%) Avionics
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.98%) Qt
2 29 (6.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 29 (6.53%) OpenCV
2 29 (6.53%) STL
3 14 (3.15%) 802.1X
4 11 (2.48%) HTML
5 10 (2.25%) .NET
6 8 (1.80%) OpenGL
6 8 (1.80%) TensorFlow
7 6 (1.35%) Yocto
8 5 (1.13%) POSIX
9 2 (0.45%) Middleware
9 2 (0.45%) REST
9 2 (0.45%) RESTful
9 2 (0.45%) SOAP
10 1 (0.23%) J2SE
10 1 (0.23%) Node.js
10 1 (0.23%) QML
10 1 (0.23%) XML
10 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (27.25%) Embedded Systems
2 62 (13.96%) Computer Science
3 49 (11.04%) Device Driver
4 29 (6.53%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 17 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.80%) CUDA
9 7 (1.58%) Life Science
10 5 (1.13%) CAN bus
11 4 (0.90%) User Experience
12 3 (0.68%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.45%) Derivative
13 2 (0.45%) Industry 4.0
13 2 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.45%) Robotics
13 2 (0.45%) Smart Home
13 2 (0.45%) STB
14 1 (0.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 180 (40.54%) Linux
2 72 (16.22%) Windows
3 46 (10.36%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (6.76%) FreeRTOS
5 19 (4.28%) Android
6 10 (2.25%) SafeRTOS
6 10 (2.25%) VxWorks
7 9 (2.03%) ThreadX
8 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.45%) Unix
12 1 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.23%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 74 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (15.54%) Unit Testing
4 61 (13.74%) Embedded Software Development
5 55 (12.39%) OO
6 53 (11.94%) Validation
7 50 (11.26%) UML
8 39 (8.78%) OOD
9 32 (7.21%) Image Processing
10 28 (6.31%) Mathematics
10 28 (6.31%) SDLC
11 25 (5.63%) Scrum
12 21 (4.73%) CMMI
12 21 (4.73%) Time Management
13 19 (4.28%) Multithreading
13 19 (4.28%) Software Architecture
14 18 (4.05%) Deep Learning
14 18 (4.05%) Physics
15 14 (3.15%) Data Analysis
15 14 (3.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 338 (76.13%) C
2 330 (74.32%) C++
3 161 (36.26%) Embedded C
4 111 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 61 (13.74%) Python
6 34 (7.66%) C#
7 28 (6.31%) SQL
8 27 (6.08%) Java
9 20 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.60%) Lua
11 13 (2.93%) Assembly Language
11 13 (2.93%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.58%) Ada
14 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.13%) Perl
15 5 (1.13%) VB
16 4 (0.90%) VC++
17 3 (0.68%) Delphi
17 3 (0.68%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 154 (34.68%) Degree
2 25 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.08%) MISRA
2 21 (4.73%) MISRA C
3 17 (3.83%) IEC 61508
4 15 (3.38%) ISO 9001
5 10 (2.25%) ISO 15765
6 9 (2.03%) DO-178B
7 6 (1.35%) QA
8 4 (0.90%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.45%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (11.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (2.03%) Atlassian
2 8 (1.80%) Atmel
3 6 (1.35%) IBM
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.13%) SAP
5 3 (0.68%) Freescale
5 3 (0.68%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (0.45%) EMC
6 2 (0.45%) QNX
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) Google
7 1 (0.23%) Intel