Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 662 696 834
Rank change year-on-year +34 +138 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 539 526 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 434 480 418
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.77% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,350
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £51,550
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 158,297 160,778 185,051
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.22% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 129,022 132,355 157,146
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 £81,250 £77,500 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +55 174 £45,000 - 51
East of England +17 141 £55,000 +22.22% 55
South West +36 120 £50,000 +33.33% 19
Midlands +7 47 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North of England -73 36 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Midlands +21 26 £44,500 +11.25% 15
East Midlands -3 21 £45,000 +12.50% 15
London -15 21 £50,000 - 14
North West 0 16 £47,500 +9.20% 8
Yorkshire -62 16 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North East -22 4 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 526 (97.59%) Software Engineering
2 440 (81.63%) C
3 403 (74.77%) C++
4 233 (43.23%) Linux
5 226 (41.93%) Embedded C
6 162 (30.06%) Embedded C++
7 147 (27.27%) Degree
8 118 (21.89%) Python
9 102 (18.92%) Electronics
10 95 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (17.25%) Embedded Systems
12 81 (15.03%) Computer Science
13 75 (13.91%) Embedded Linux
14 72 (13.36%) Validation
15 71 (13.17%) Firmware
16 70 (12.99%) Windows
17 67 (12.43%) OO
18 65 (12.06%) Embedded Software Development
19 59 (10.95%) Mathematics
20 57 (10.58%) UML
21 56 (10.39%) C#
22 54 (10.02%) Subversion
23 51 (9.46%) Java
24 50 (9.28%) Git (software)
25 48 (8.91%) Unit Testing
26 43 (7.98%) Bluetooth
26 43 (7.98%) Device Driver
27 41 (7.61%) Image Processing
28 40 (7.42%) OOD
29 39 (7.24%) Wireless

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 (2.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Simulink
2 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.19%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.98%) Bluetooth
2 39 (7.24%) Wireless
3 36 (6.68%) Ethernet
4 24 (4.45%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (4.08%) 802.11
5 22 (4.08%) RS-232
6 21 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 19 (3.53%) ZigBee
8 17 (3.15%) MQTT
8 17 (3.15%) RS-485
9 14 (2.60%) 3GPP
9 14 (2.60%) 802.15
10 12 (2.23%) Internet
11 8 (1.48%) 5G
11 8 (1.48%) GSM
12 7 (1.30%) RFID
13 4 (0.74%) LTE
13 4 (0.74%) Network Security
13 4 (0.74%) RS-422
13 4 (0.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (10.02%) Subversion
2 50 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.53%) JIRA
5 9 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (0.93%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.93%) CMake
8 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.56%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.37%) PVCS
10 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.19%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.19%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.19%) GDB
11 1 (0.19%) Hudson
11 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 102 (18.92%) Electronics
2 39 (7.24%) Automotive
3 37 (6.86%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.49%) Aerospace
5 29 (5.38%) Marketing
6 15 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.04%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.11%) Advertising
9 4 (0.74%) Military
10 3 (0.56%) Finance
11 2 (0.37%) Avionics
11 2 (0.37%) Games
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.12%) Qt
2 27 (5.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 27 (5.01%) OpenCV
2 27 (5.01%) STL
3 22 (4.08%) 802.1X
4 17 (3.15%) .NET
4 17 (3.15%) OpenGL
4 17 (3.15%) TensorFlow
5 16 (2.97%) HTML
6 5 (0.93%) POSIX
6 5 (0.93%) QML
7 4 (0.74%) Node.js
8 2 (0.37%) Flash
8 2 (0.37%) MFC
8 2 (0.37%) Yocto
9 1 (0.19%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.19%) Akka
9 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.19%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.25%) Embedded Systems
2 81 (15.03%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.98%) Device Driver
4 36 (6.68%) Algorithms
4 36 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (4.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (3.53%) Life Science
7 17 (3.15%) CUDA
8 16 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.86%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.30%) VHDL
12 6 (1.11%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.74%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.74%) Cyber Warfare
13 4 (0.74%) Robotics
14 3 (0.56%) Derivative
15 2 (0.37%) CCTV
15 2 (0.37%) Smart Home
15 2 (0.37%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 233 (43.23%) Linux
2 75 (13.91%) Embedded Linux
3 70 (12.99%) Windows
4 27 (5.01%) FreeRTOS
5 26 (4.82%) Android
6 13 (2.41%) ThreadX
7 12 (2.23%) SafeRTOS
8 9 (1.67%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.74%) Unix
11 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.37%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (97.59%) Software Engineering
2 95 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (13.36%) Validation
4 67 (12.43%) OO
5 65 (12.06%) Embedded Software Development
6 59 (10.95%) Mathematics
7 57 (10.58%) UML
8 48 (8.91%) Unit Testing
9 41 (7.61%) Image Processing
10 40 (7.42%) OOD
11 38 (7.05%) SDLC
12 32 (5.94%) Physics
13 29 (5.38%) Video Processing
14 27 (5.01%) Scrum
15 25 (4.64%) Computer Vision
16 20 (3.71%) CMMI
17 18 (3.34%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (3.15%) TDD
19 16 (2.97%) Deep Learning
19 16 (2.97%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 440 (81.63%) C
2 403 (74.77%) C++
3 226 (41.93%) Embedded C
4 162 (30.06%) Embedded C++
5 118 (21.89%) Python
6 56 (10.39%) C#
7 51 (9.46%) Java
8 35 (6.49%) SQL
9 29 (5.38%) MATLAB
10 28 (5.19%) Assembly Language
11 16 (2.97%) JavaScript
12 14 (2.60%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.23%) Ada
14 11 (2.04%) VC++
15 10 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.67%) Lua
17 8 (1.48%) Tcl
18 6 (1.11%) R
19 5 (0.93%) Delphi
19 5 (0.93%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 147 (27.27%) Degree
2 39 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (0.93%) HND
6 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) HNC
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.12%) MISRA
2 23 (4.27%) MISRA C
3 19 (3.53%) IEC 61508
4 17 (3.15%) ISO 9001
5 11 (2.04%) ISO 15765
6 9 (1.67%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.93%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.74%) QA
9 3 (0.56%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 71 (13.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.19%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (2.41%) Atmel
1 13 (2.41%) Dell
1 13 (2.41%) HP
2 12 (2.23%) Atlassian
3 7 (1.30%) IBM
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.19%) Apple
6 1 (0.19%) EMC
6 1 (0.19%) Freescale
6 1 (0.19%) Google
6 1 (0.19%) MKS
6 1 (0.19%) QNX
6 1 (0.19%) Renesas
6 1 (0.19%) Xilinx