Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 669 645 756
Rank change year-on-year -24 +111 +143
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 475 604 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 404 520 437
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,425 £61,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +0.59%

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 140,942 161,317 168,994
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,066 130,898 142,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,486
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -40 112 £45,000 -10.00% 39
North of England +88 105 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Midlands +72 74 £45,000 +11.11% 33
South West -3 63 £45,000 - 29
London +50 60 £60,000 +20.00% 29
East of England -91 60 £50,000 -5.21% 61
North West +48 52 £37,500 -16.67% 14
Yorkshire +72 48 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands +46 42 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +52 32 £45,000 +7.14% 23
North East +2 5 £42,500 +30.77%
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 475 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 377 (79.37%) C
3 361 (76.00%) C++
4 223 (46.95%) Degree
5 212 (44.63%) Linux
6 158 (33.26%) Embedded C
7 135 (28.42%) Embedded Systems
8 107 (22.53%) Computer Science
9 105 (22.11%) Electronics
10 88 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (18.32%) Embedded Linux
12 78 (16.42%) Python
13 77 (16.21%) Embedded Software Development
14 76 (16.00%) Embedded C++
15 75 (15.79%) Firmware
16 69 (14.53%) Manufacturing
17 60 (12.63%) Android
18 59 (12.42%) Device Driver
19 55 (11.58%) Windows
19 55 (11.58%) Unit Testing
20 53 (11.16%) Automotive
20 53 (11.16%) OO
21 49 (10.32%) Subversion
22 47 (9.89%) Git (software)
23 44 (9.26%) Wireless
24 43 (9.05%) C#
24 43 (9.05%) Java
25 37 (7.79%) Apple iOS
26 36 (7.58%) UML
27 35 (7.37%) Qt

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 11 (2.32%) Apache
2 8 (1.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Simulink
2 4 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.42%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.32%) GitHub
2 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.26%) Wireless
2 34 (7.16%) RS-232
3 32 (6.74%) Bluetooth
3 32 (6.74%) RS-485
4 23 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.74%) Modbus
6 11 (2.32%) RS-422
7 9 (1.89%) GSM
7 9 (1.89%) MQTT
7 9 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.68%) Internet
9 7 (1.47%) RFID
9 7 (1.47%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.84%) Network Security
11 3 (0.63%) 802.11
11 3 (0.63%) DNS
12 2 (0.42%) FlexRay
12 2 (0.42%) HTTP
12 2 (0.42%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (10.32%) Subversion
2 47 (9.89%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.16%) Maven
4 30 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.21%) Robot Framework
6 17 (3.58%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.16%) Ant
7 15 (3.16%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (1.89%) GCC
8 9 (1.89%) JIRA
9 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.63%) CMake
11 3 (0.63%) Selenium
12 2 (0.42%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.42%) Polyspace
12 2 (0.42%) VectorCAST
13 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (22.11%) Electronics
2 69 (14.53%) Manufacturing
3 53 (11.16%) Automotive
4 31 (6.53%) Games
5 24 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.84%) Marketing
7 14 (2.95%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.11%) Finance
9 6 (1.26%) Retail
10 5 (1.05%) Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Military
12 3 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Avionics
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.37%) Qt
2 24 (5.05%) Yocto
3 21 (4.42%) HTML
4 19 (4.00%) Spring
5 14 (2.95%) RESTful
6 11 (2.32%) HTML5
6 11 (2.32%) JSON
6 11 (2.32%) QML
7 9 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (1.89%) OpenCV
7 9 (1.89%) STL
8 7 (1.47%) OpenEmbedded
9 6 (1.26%) COM
9 6 (1.26%) Flash
9 6 (1.26%) OpenGL
10 4 (0.84%) .NET
10 4 (0.84%) Qt Quick
10 4 (0.84%) SOAP
11 3 (0.63%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 135 (28.42%) Embedded Systems
2 59 (12.42%) Device Driver
3 27 (5.68%) User Experience
4 26 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (3.79%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.95%) CAN bus
8 8 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.47%) Robotics
10 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.84%) Life Science
13 3 (0.63%) CCTV
14 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.42%) Smart City
14 2 (0.42%) STB
15 1 (0.21%) Acoustics
15 1 (0.21%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 212 (44.63%) Linux
2 87 (18.32%) Embedded Linux
3 60 (12.63%) Android
4 55 (11.58%) Windows
5 37 (7.79%) Apple iOS
6 29 (6.11%) FreeRTOS
7 13 (2.74%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.26%) VxWorks
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) SafeRTOS
10 1 (0.21%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.21%) uClinux
10 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 107 (22.53%) Computer Science
3 88 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (16.21%) Embedded Software Development
5 55 (11.58%) Unit Testing
6 53 (11.16%) OO
7 36 (7.58%) UML
8 33 (6.95%) Validation
9 32 (6.74%) OOD
10 31 (6.53%) Multithreading
11 30 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (6.11%) Scrum
13 28 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (5.89%) Time Management
14 26 (5.47%) Multithreaded Programming
14 26 (5.47%) TDD
15 23 (4.84%) Software Architecture
16 20 (4.21%) Android Development
16 20 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 377 (79.37%) C
2 361 (76.00%) C++
3 158 (33.26%) Embedded C
4 78 (16.42%) Python
5 76 (16.00%) Embedded C++
6 43 (9.05%) C#
6 43 (9.05%) Java
7 27 (5.68%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.16%) Assembly Language
8 15 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.16%) SQL
9 13 (2.74%) Lua
10 9 (1.89%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.68%) Ruby
12 7 (1.47%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.47%) Perl
13 4 (0.84%) PHP
14 3 (0.63%) Ada
14 3 (0.63%) Go
15 2 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 223 (46.95%) Degree
2 31 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.84%) PhD
6 2 (0.42%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) MISRA
2 7 (1.47%) ISO 13485
3 6 (1.26%) JTAG
4 5 (1.05%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.63%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.63%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.63%) QA
7 2 (0.42%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 75 (15.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.16%) Atmel
3 9 (1.89%) BT
4 6 (1.26%) Freescale
4 6 (1.26%) SAP
5 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.63%) EMC
6 3 (0.63%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.42%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.21%) ATG
8 1 (0.21%) Intel
8 1 (0.21%) Linaro
8 1 (0.21%) QNX
8 1 (0.21%) Twitter