Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 752 874
Rank change year-on-year +109 +122 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 582 484 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 512 445 374
England median annual salary £48,500 £42,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.48% -0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +13.10% +2.44% +2.50%

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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +101 199 £52,500 +14.75% 15
South East +73 164 £50,000 +25.00% 13
South West +36 76 £40,000 -11.11% 14
London +10 56 £50,000 +4.17% 6
Midlands -2 48 £40,000 +11.11% 4
North of England -12 40 £43,000 +7.50% 7
West Midlands -7 33 £41,000 +13.89% 1
North West -11 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +8 15 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +5 15 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East -11 5 £35,000 +11.11%
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 575 (98.80%) Software Engineering
2 495 (85.05%) C
3 454 (78.01%) C++
4 296 (50.86%) Embedded C
5 285 (48.97%) Linux
6 197 (33.85%) Degree
7 193 (33.16%) Embedded C++
8 138 (23.71%) Computer Science
9 137 (23.54%) Embedded Systems
10 130 (22.34%) Embedded Linux
11 123 (21.13%) Python
12 91 (15.64%) Electronics
13 89 (15.29%) Firmware
14 86 (14.78%) Windows
15 85 (14.60%) Wireless
16 80 (13.75%) Embedded Software Development
17 73 (12.54%) C#
18 57 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
19 56 (9.62%) Device Driver
20 51 (8.76%) Assembly Language
21 50 (8.59%) Ethernet
22 44 (7.56%) Mathematics
23 43 (7.39%) Java
24 42 (7.22%) Bluetooth
25 40 (6.87%) OO
26 37 (6.36%) Multithreading
27 36 (6.19%) Qt
27 36 (6.19%) Signal Processing
27 36 (6.19%) SDLC
27 36 (6.19%) Device Driver Development

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:

Applications
1 19 (3.26%) Simulink
2 7 (1.20%) Stateflow
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.52%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.60%) Wireless
2 50 (8.59%) Ethernet
3 42 (7.22%) Bluetooth
4 35 (6.01%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (4.30%) InfiniBand
7 18 (3.09%) RS-232
7 18 (3.09%) RS-485
8 16 (2.75%) DHCP
9 10 (1.72%) Internet
10 9 (1.55%) RS-422
11 8 (1.37%) GSM
12 7 (1.20%) ZigBee
13 5 (0.86%) FlexRay
13 5 (0.86%) LTE
13 5 (0.86%) UMTS
14 4 (0.69%) Modbus
15 3 (0.52%) 3G
15 3 (0.52%) IPv4
15 3 (0.52%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.41%) JIRA
3 14 (2.41%) Subversion
4 8 (1.37%) GCC
5 6 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.03%) VectorCAST
6 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.52%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.52%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.34%) CANoe
9 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.17%) Ant
10 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.17%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.17%) Redmine
General
1 91 (15.64%) Electronics
2 35 (6.01%) Automotive
3 33 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.78%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.55%) Military
8 4 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Avionics
9 2 (0.34%) Finance
9 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.19%) Qt
2 20 (3.44%) .NET
3 19 (3.26%) HTML
4 17 (2.92%) STL
5 14 (2.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (2.41%) POSIX
6 13 (2.23%) Middleware
7 10 (1.72%) Yocto
8 9 (1.55%) HEVC
8 9 (1.55%) OpenGL
9 6 (1.03%) JNI
9 6 (1.03%) QML
10 3 (0.52%) OpenEmbedded
10 3 (0.52%) Qt Quick
11 2 (0.34%) .NET Compact Framework
11 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.34%) GStreamer
11 2 (0.34%) JSON
11 2 (0.34%) Node.js
11 2 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 138 (23.71%) Computer Science
2 137 (23.54%) Embedded Systems
3 56 (9.62%) Device Driver
4 31 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 21 (3.61%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.44%) Verilog
7 17 (2.92%) Life Science
8 9 (1.55%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.37%) VHDL
10 7 (1.20%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.03%) CAN bus
11 6 (1.03%) Robotics
12 5 (0.86%) EMV
12 5 (0.86%) EPoS
13 4 (0.69%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.69%) User Experience
14 3 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.52%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 285 (48.97%) Linux
2 130 (22.34%) Embedded Linux
3 86 (14.78%) Windows
4 31 (5.33%) Android
5 28 (4.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 22 (3.78%) VxWorks
7 9 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.86%) Unix
9 3 (0.52%) ThreadX
10 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (98.80%) Software Engineering
2 80 (13.75%) Embedded Software Development
3 57 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (7.56%) Mathematics
5 40 (6.87%) OO
6 37 (6.36%) Multithreading
7 36 (6.19%) Device Driver Development
7 36 (6.19%) SDLC
7 36 (6.19%) Signal Processing
8 35 (6.01%) Scrum
9 32 (5.50%) UML
10 31 (5.33%) Physics
11 30 (5.15%) Unit Testing
12 28 (4.81%) Digital Signal Processing
12 28 (4.81%) OOD
12 28 (4.81%) Video Processing
13 25 (4.30%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (3.26%) OOP
15 18 (3.09%) Validation
16 17 (2.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 495 (85.05%) C
2 454 (78.01%) C++
3 296 (50.86%) Embedded C
4 193 (33.16%) Embedded C++
5 123 (21.13%) Python
6 73 (12.54%) C#
7 51 (8.76%) Assembly Language
8 43 (7.39%) Java
9 33 (5.67%) MATLAB
10 27 (4.64%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.12%) Perl
12 22 (3.78%) JavaScript
12 22 (3.78%) Lua
13 21 (3.61%) SQL
14 10 (1.72%) Ada
15 4 (0.69%) VC++
16 1 (0.17%) Ruby
16 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 197 (33.85%) Degree
2 33 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.92%) HND
5 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.47%) MISRA
2 16 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 16 (2.75%) MISRA C
3 9 (1.55%) QA
4 8 (1.37%) ISO 13485
5 6 (1.03%) ISO 26262
5 6 (1.03%) JTAG
6 4 (0.69%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.69%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.69%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.34%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.17%) ECSS
8 1 (0.17%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 89 (15.29%) Firmware
2 2 (0.34%) iptables
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (2.92%) Freescale
2 8 (1.37%) Dell
2 8 (1.37%) HP
3 6 (1.03%) Green Hills
3 6 (1.03%) MathWorks
3 6 (1.03%) Xilinx
4 4 (0.69%) Renesas
4 4 (0.69%) Wind River
5 3 (0.52%) QNX
6 2 (0.34%) Altera
6 2 (0.34%) Atmel
6 2 (0.34%) EMC
6 2 (0.34%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.34%) IBM
6 2 (0.34%) Lauterbach
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.34%) MKS
6 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.17%) Capita