Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 676 884
Rank change year-on-year +87 +208 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 658 503 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 555 438 371
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £36,450 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 159,174 159,109 190,644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,450 133,199 160,983
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 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 20 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
East of England +96 254 £55,000 +22.22% 61
South East +61 157 £50,000 +11.11% 24
South West +55 106 £45,000 - 18
North of England -52 49 £41,250 +3.13% 16
London -19 48 £50,000 - 14
Midlands -27 43 £45,000 +12.50% 29
West Midlands -28 31 £44,500 +11.25% 22
North West -13 29 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Yorkshire -26 17 £38,750 -3.13% 6
East Midlands -1 12 £50,250 +34.00% 6
North East -26 3 £28,250 -10.32% 3
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 644 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 553 (84.04%) C
3 525 (79.79%) C++
4 297 (45.14%) Linux
5 294 (44.68%) Embedded C
6 223 (33.89%) Embedded C++
7 212 (32.22%) Degree
8 160 (24.32%) Python
9 159 (24.16%) Computer Science
10 135 (20.52%) Embedded Linux
11 126 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
12 110 (16.72%) Electronics
13 94 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
14 93 (14.13%) Wireless
15 86 (13.07%) Windows
16 80 (12.16%) Firmware
16 80 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (11.70%) C#
18 69 (10.49%) Mathematics
19 60 (9.12%) Java
20 58 (8.81%) Bluetooth
20 58 (8.81%) Device Driver
21 56 (8.51%) Assembly Language
22 53 (8.05%) Physics
23 52 (7.90%) OO
24 45 (6.84%) Validation
25 43 (6.53%) UML
25 43 (6.53%) Signal Processing
26 42 (6.38%) Scrum
27 41 (6.23%) Algorithms

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 9 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Simulink
2 7 (1.06%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.30%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.30%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.15%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 93 (14.13%) Wireless
2 58 (8.81%) Bluetooth
3 36 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
4 31 (4.71%) Ethernet
5 26 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.80%) Internet
7 20 (3.04%) ZigBee
8 14 (2.13%) 802.11
8 14 (2.13%) InfiniBand
8 14 (2.13%) RS-232
9 13 (1.98%) 3GPP
9 13 (1.98%) DHCP
10 12 (1.82%) 802.15
10 12 (1.82%) MQTT
11 10 (1.52%) RS-485
12 6 (0.91%) GSM
13 4 (0.61%) LTE
13 4 (0.61%) UMTS
14 3 (0.46%) RFID
14 3 (0.46%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.04%) Subversion
3 17 (2.58%) JIRA
4 11 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.76%) GCC
6 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.46%) VectorCAST
8 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.30%) CMake
8 2 (0.30%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.30%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) Ant
9 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.15%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.15%) PVCS
9 1 (0.15%) Redmine
General
1 110 (16.72%) Electronics
2 34 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 27 (4.10%) Automotive
5 22 (3.34%) Multimedia
6 16 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 15 (2.28%) Military
8 4 (0.61%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Finance
10 2 (0.30%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.62%) Qt
2 27 (4.10%) HTML
3 24 (3.65%) .NET
4 14 (2.13%) 802.1X
5 10 (1.52%) OpenGL
6 9 (1.37%) STL
7 8 (1.22%) HEVC
7 8 (1.22%) Node.js
7 8 (1.22%) Yocto
8 7 (1.06%) QML
9 6 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (0.91%) Middleware
9 6 (0.91%) POSIX
10 4 (0.61%) .NET Compact Framework
10 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.30%) Flash
11 2 (0.30%) OpenEmbedded
11 2 (0.30%) TensorFlow
12 1 (0.15%) XML
12 1 (0.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 159 (24.16%) Computer Science
2 126 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
3 58 (8.81%) Device Driver
4 41 (6.23%) Algorithms
5 30 (4.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 30 (4.56%) Life Science
6 20 (3.04%) Internet of Things
7 19 (2.89%) Verilog
8 18 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.52%) Smart Energy
9 10 (1.52%) VHDL
10 8 (1.22%) Robotics
11 7 (1.06%) Cyber Warfare
12 6 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.76%) ASIC
14 4 (0.61%) User Experience
15 3 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
16 2 (0.30%) Arduino
16 2 (0.30%) CAN bus
16 2 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 297 (45.14%) Linux
2 135 (20.52%) Embedded Linux
3 86 (13.07%) Windows
4 31 (4.71%) Android
5 23 (3.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 19 (2.89%) FreeRTOS
6 19 (2.89%) VxWorks
7 10 (1.52%) ThreadX
8 6 (0.91%) Unix
9 4 (0.61%) SafeRTOS
10 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (97.87%) Software Engineering
2 94 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 80 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (10.49%) Mathematics
5 53 (8.05%) Physics
6 52 (7.90%) OO
7 45 (6.84%) Validation
8 43 (6.53%) Signal Processing
8 43 (6.53%) UML
9 42 (6.38%) Scrum
10 35 (5.32%) SDLC
11 32 (4.86%) Multithreading
12 31 (4.71%) OOD
13 30 (4.56%) Device Driver Development
14 28 (4.26%) TDD
14 28 (4.26%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.10%) Linux Kernel Development
15 27 (4.10%) Video Processing
16 26 (3.95%) Digital Signal Processing
16 26 (3.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 553 (84.04%) C
2 525 (79.79%) C++
3 294 (44.68%) Embedded C
4 223 (33.89%) Embedded C++
5 160 (24.32%) Python
6 77 (11.70%) C#
7 60 (9.12%) Java
8 56 (8.51%) Assembly Language
9 30 (4.56%) MATLAB
10 28 (4.26%) SQL
11 27 (4.10%) JavaScript
12 19 (2.89%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.58%) Lua
13 17 (2.58%) Perl
14 13 (1.98%) Ada
15 10 (1.52%) VC++
16 9 (1.37%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.37%) R
16 9 (1.37%) Tcl
17 2 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 212 (32.22%) Degree
2 40 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.22%) HND
7 3 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.46%) PhD
8 2 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.34%) MISRA
2 15 (2.28%) MISRA C
3 8 (1.22%) ISO 13485
3 8 (1.22%) QA
4 7 (1.06%) ISO 26262
4 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.76%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.61%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.46%) JTAG
8 2 (0.30%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.15%) ECSS
9 1 (0.15%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 15765
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 80 (12.16%) Firmware
2 2 (0.30%) iptables
3 1 (0.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (3.34%) Dell
1 22 (3.34%) HP
2 19 (2.89%) Atmel
3 9 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.61%) EMC
4 4 (0.61%) Xilinx
5 3 (0.46%) Freescale
5 3 (0.46%) MathWorks
5 3 (0.46%) Wind River
6 2 (0.30%) Altera
6 2 (0.30%) Capita
6 2 (0.30%) QNX
6 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.15%) BT
7 1 (0.15%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.15%) IBM
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle
7 1 (0.15%) PTC