Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 567 604 684
Rank change year-on-year +37 +80 +210
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 596 636 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 468 505 449
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.46% +1.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +19.05% +5.00%

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 132,138 159,783 154,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.48% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 106,064 131,649 129,619
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +23 136 £43,500 -8.42% 52
Midlands +107 120 £42,500 -5.56% 38
East of England -42 98 £50,000 -5.66% 63
North of England +82 94 £45,000 +5.88% 32
London +129 81 £47,500 -5.00% 13
South West -38 66 £45,000 -5.26% 36
West Midlands +55 62 £43,750 -2.78% 25
East Midlands +83 58 £41,500 -17.00% 13
North West +65 47 £45,000 - 11
Yorkshire +61 47 £45,000 +9.09% 16
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 596 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 497 (83.39%) C
3 453 (76.01%) C++
4 317 (53.19%) Degree
5 261 (43.79%) Linux
6 172 (28.86%) Embedded C
7 150 (25.17%) Electronics
8 148 (24.83%) Embedded Systems
9 145 (24.33%) Computer Science
10 139 (23.32%) Python
11 123 (20.64%) Firmware
12 91 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (14.09%) Embedded Linux
14 80 (13.42%) C#
15 76 (12.75%) Embedded Software Development
16 69 (11.58%) Android
17 68 (11.41%) FreeRTOS
18 66 (11.07%) TCP/IP
19 64 (10.74%) UML
20 61 (10.23%) Embedded C++
20 61 (10.23%) Wireless
20 61 (10.23%) Security Cleared
21 59 (9.90%) Java
22 58 (9.73%) Automotive
23 57 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
24 51 (8.56%) SC Cleared
24 51 (8.56%) Git (software)
25 50 (8.39%) Test Automation
25 50 (8.39%) CAN bus
25 50 (8.39%) Configuration Management

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 18 (3.02%) Confluence
2 11 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.17%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Simulink
2 6 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.67%) Stateflow
3 4 (0.67%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.85%) GitHub
2 8 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.07%) TCP/IP
2 61 (10.23%) Wireless
3 46 (7.72%) Bluetooth
4 45 (7.55%) RS-485
5 40 (6.71%) Modbus
6 22 (3.69%) RS-232
6 22 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (3.52%) Ethernet
8 18 (3.02%) MQTT
9 16 (2.68%) Internet
10 11 (1.85%) GSM
11 9 (1.51%) Profibus
11 9 (1.51%) RFID
12 8 (1.34%) Network Security
13 5 (0.84%) ZigBee
14 3 (0.50%) FlexRay
14 3 (0.50%) RS-422
15 2 (0.34%) 3GPP
15 2 (0.34%) LTE
15 2 (0.34%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.17%) MySQL
1 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.38%) Maven
3 37 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.87%) Robot Framework
5 30 (5.03%) Rational DOORS
6 25 (4.19%) GCC
7 22 (3.69%) JIRA
8 17 (2.85%) Subversion
9 16 (2.68%) Eclipse
9 16 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.85%) Selenium
11 10 (1.68%) Ant
11 10 (1.68%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.50%) CANoe
12 3 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.17%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 150 (25.17%) Electronics
2 58 (9.73%) Automotive
3 33 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.85%) Aerospace
5 17 (2.85%) Games
6 16 (2.68%) Marketing
7 7 (1.17%) Finance
8 4 (0.67%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Avionics
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.70%) Spring
2 26 (4.36%) Yocto
3 24 (4.03%) Qt
4 16 (2.68%) COM
5 15 (2.52%) HTML
6 13 (2.18%) Flash
7 12 (2.01%) HTML5
8 11 (1.85%) JSON
8 11 (1.85%) RESTful
9 9 (1.51%) QML
10 6 (1.01%) OpenEmbedded
11 5 (0.84%) Middleware
12 4 (0.67%) OpenGL
12 4 (0.67%) TensorFlow
13 3 (0.50%) .NET
13 3 (0.50%) Apache Flex
14 2 (0.34%) CSS
14 2 (0.34%) REST
14 2 (0.34%) Web Services
15 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (24.83%) Embedded Systems
2 50 (8.39%) CAN bus
3 49 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (8.05%) Algorithms
5 47 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (6.88%) Device Driver
7 32 (5.37%) VHDL
8 26 (4.36%) User Experience
9 19 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 14 (2.35%) Cyberattack
12 12 (2.01%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.34%) Life Science
13 8 (1.34%) Robotics
14 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.67%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.67%) Smart City
15 3 (0.50%) Smart Meter
16 2 (0.34%) CCTV
16 2 (0.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 261 (43.79%) Linux
2 84 (14.09%) Embedded Linux
3 69 (11.58%) Android
4 68 (11.41%) FreeRTOS
5 44 (7.38%) Windows
6 38 (6.38%) Apple iOS
7 35 (5.87%) Unix
8 8 (1.34%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.34%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.50%) SafeRTOS
10 1 (0.17%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 145 (24.33%) Computer Science
3 91 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (12.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 64 (10.74%) UML
6 57 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (8.39%) Configuration Management
7 50 (8.39%) Test Automation
8 42 (7.05%) Validation
9 39 (6.54%) Unit Testing
10 34 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (5.70%) Mathematics
10 34 (5.70%) OO
11 29 (4.87%) Defect Tracking
11 29 (4.87%) Software Architecture
12 28 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (4.53%) Scrum
13 27 (4.53%) TDD
14 26 (4.36%) Enterprise Architecture
15 23 (3.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 497 (83.39%) C
2 453 (76.01%) C++
3 172 (28.86%) Embedded C
4 139 (23.32%) Python
5 80 (13.42%) C#
6 61 (10.23%) Embedded C++
7 59 (9.90%) Java
8 32 (5.37%) Bash Shell
9 30 (5.03%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.36%) Assembly Language
11 14 (2.35%) Ruby
12 9 (1.51%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.34%) Perl
14 4 (0.67%) SQL
15 3 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.50%) PHP
16 2 (0.34%) Ada
16 2 (0.34%) Go
16 2 (0.34%) R
16 2 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 317 (53.19%) Degree
2 61 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.67%) PhD
6 3 (0.50%) CIPD
6 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.68%) MISRA
2 9 (1.51%) ISO 13485
3 6 (1.01%) MISRA C
4 5 (0.84%) JTAG
5 4 (0.67%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.67%) QA
6 3 (0.50%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.34%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 123 (20.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (4.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (4.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.35%) Xilinx
3 11 (1.85%) Freescale
4 10 (1.68%) BT
5 9 (1.51%) EMC
6 8 (1.34%) Atmel
7 7 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.17%) Motorola
8 4 (0.67%) MathWorks
9 3 (0.50%) Altera
9 3 (0.50%) MKS
10 2 (0.34%) QNX
10 2 (0.34%) SAP
11 1 (0.17%) ATG
11 1 (0.17%) Intel
11 1 (0.17%) Lauterbach
11 1 (0.17%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.17%) Twitter