Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 669 881
Rank change year-on-year +76 +212 -59
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 649 518 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 518 442 378
England median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 160,104 156,488 186,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.58% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131,950 130,971 157,989
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 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +72 256 £53,000 +17.78% 42
South East +31 147 £47,500 +11.76% 38
South West +67 120 £47,500 +26.67% 18
North of England -69 49 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Midlands -31 42 £45,000 +12.50% 23
London +2 34 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands -28 34 £45,000 +12.50% 15
North West -20 25 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -53 22 £41,250 +3.13% 6
East Midlands -13 8 £50,000 +25.00% 8
North East -26 2 £26,500 -24.29% 2
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 632 (97.38%) Software Engineering
2 543 (83.67%) C
3 514 (79.20%) C++
4 299 (46.07%) Embedded C
5 288 (44.38%) Linux
6 232 (35.75%) Embedded C++
7 179 (27.58%) Python
8 172 (26.50%) Degree
9 133 (20.49%) Computer Science
10 118 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
11 110 (16.95%) Electronics
12 96 (14.79%) Embedded Systems
13 92 (14.18%) Firmware
14 90 (13.87%) Windows
14 90 (13.87%) Mathematics
15 87 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
16 83 (12.79%) Embedded Software Development
17 69 (10.63%) Wireless
18 68 (10.48%) Java
19 67 (10.32%) C#
19 67 (10.32%) OO
20 62 (9.55%) Validation
21 61 (9.40%) Algorithms
22 57 (8.78%) Physics
23 50 (7.70%) Security Cleared
24 49 (7.55%) Device Driver
24 49 (7.55%) Assembly Language
24 49 (7.55%) Bluetooth
25 48 (7.40%) UML
26 46 (7.09%) Git (software)

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 12 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (2.16%) Simulink
2 5 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.15%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) GitHub
1 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.63%) Wireless
2 49 (7.55%) Bluetooth
3 34 (5.24%) Ethernet
4 32 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (4.01%) Internet
6 22 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.08%) ZigBee
8 17 (2.62%) 802.11
9 15 (2.31%) 3GPP
9 15 (2.31%) 802.15
9 15 (2.31%) MQTT
10 12 (1.85%) GSM
10 12 (1.85%) RS-232
11 11 (1.69%) RS-485
12 8 (1.23%) InfiniBand
13 7 (1.08%) DHCP
13 7 (1.08%) LTE
13 7 (1.08%) RFID
13 7 (1.08%) UMTS
14 4 (0.62%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.55%) Subversion
3 21 (3.24%) JIRA
4 13 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.77%) CMake
6 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.62%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.31%) GCC
9 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.31%) PVCS
9 2 (0.31%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.15%) Buildbot
10 1 (0.15%) GDB
10 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.15%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.15%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 110 (16.95%) Electronics
2 29 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.01%) Automotive
4 25 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 22 (3.39%) Multimedia
6 21 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.00%) Marketing
8 10 (1.54%) Military
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Finance
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) 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
11 1 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.01%) Qt
2 27 (4.16%) HTML
3 25 (3.85%) .NET
4 21 (3.24%) OpenGL
5 17 (2.62%) 802.1X
5 17 (2.62%) TensorFlow
6 12 (1.85%) STL
7 9 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (1.39%) Node.js
7 9 (1.39%) OpenCV
8 6 (0.92%) QML
8 6 (0.92%) Yocto
9 4 (0.62%) .NET Compact Framework
9 4 (0.62%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.46%) HEVC
11 2 (0.31%) Flash
11 2 (0.31%) MFC
11 2 (0.31%) Middleware
11 2 (0.31%) OpenEmbedded
12 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (20.49%) Computer Science
2 96 (14.79%) Embedded Systems
3 61 (9.40%) Algorithms
4 49 (7.55%) Device Driver
5 43 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (4.47%) Life Science
7 27 (4.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 23 (3.54%) Internet of Things
9 17 (2.62%) CUDA
10 13 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (2.00%) Smart Energy
10 13 (2.00%) Verilog
11 12 (1.85%) VHDL
12 11 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (1.39%) Cyber Warfare
13 9 (1.39%) Robotics
14 5 (0.77%) ASIC
15 3 (0.46%) Derivative
16 2 (0.31%) CAN bus
16 2 (0.31%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 288 (44.38%) Linux
2 118 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
3 90 (13.87%) Windows
4 32 (4.93%) Android
5 27 (4.16%) FreeRTOS
6 16 (2.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 13 (2.00%) ThreadX
8 9 (1.39%) SafeRTOS
9 8 (1.23%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.77%) Unix
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (97.38%) Software Engineering
2 90 (13.87%) Mathematics
3 87 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (12.79%) Embedded Software Development
5 67 (10.32%) OO
6 62 (9.55%) Validation
7 57 (8.78%) Physics
8 48 (7.40%) UML
9 39 (6.01%) Image Processing
9 39 (6.01%) Video Processing
10 36 (5.55%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (5.39%) OOD
11 35 (5.39%) Scrum
11 35 (5.39%) Signal Processing
12 34 (5.24%) TDD
13 32 (4.93%) SDLC
13 32 (4.93%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.16%) Open Source
14 27 (4.16%) Software Architecture
15 26 (4.01%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 543 (83.67%) C
2 514 (79.20%) C++
3 299 (46.07%) Embedded C
4 232 (35.75%) Embedded C++
5 179 (27.58%) Python
6 68 (10.48%) Java
7 67 (10.32%) C#
8 49 (7.55%) Assembly Language
9 40 (6.16%) MATLAB
10 37 (5.70%) SQL
11 27 (4.16%) JavaScript
12 14 (2.16%) VC++
13 13 (2.00%) Tcl
14 12 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.85%) R
15 11 (1.69%) Ada
15 11 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.39%) Lua
17 8 (1.23%) Perl
18 5 (0.77%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 172 (26.50%) Degree
2 50 (7.70%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.85%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (0.62%) HND
7 3 (0.46%) PhD
8 2 (0.31%) HNC
8 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.39%) MISRA
2 13 (2.00%) MISRA C
3 10 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.39%) IEC 61508
5 8 (1.23%) ISO 26262
6 6 (0.92%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.92%) ISO 15765
7 4 (0.62%) QA
8 3 (0.46%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.31%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.31%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.31%) JTAG
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 92 (14.18%) Firmware
2 2 (0.31%) iptables
3 1 (0.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) SELinux
2 1 (0.15%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (3.85%) Dell
1 25 (3.85%) HP
2 23 (3.54%) Atmel
3 12 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.62%) Xilinx
5 3 (0.46%) EMC
6 2 (0.31%) Altera
6 2 (0.31%) Capita
6 2 (0.31%) QNX
6 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.31%) Wind River
7 1 (0.15%) Apple
7 1 (0.15%) BT
7 1 (0.15%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.15%) IBM
7 1 (0.15%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.15%) MKS
7 1 (0.15%) PTC
7 1 (0.15%) Renesas