Period
to 20 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 755 767
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 +76
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 440 406 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 339 381 475
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +4.65%

Embedded Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,430 68,663 83,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.14% 42.72% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,509 55,763 68,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in England.

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in England

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the England region over the 6 months to 20 May 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 West +5 133 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South East -4 101 £45,000 -5.26% 26
East of England +7 83 £47,500 -9.52% 33
London -15 53 £48,750 +21.88% 17
Midlands +6 42 £45,000 +12.50% 19
West Midlands +24 30 £43,000 +5.52% 11
North of England +1 30 £42,500 +6.25% 20
North West -1 14 £45,000 +1.12% 5
East Midlands -9 12 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +26 9 £39,000 -2.50% 8
North East -25 7 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 284 (64.55%) C++
2 283 (64.32%) C
3 225 (51.14%) Software Engineering
4 180 (40.91%) Linux
5 144 (32.73%) Python
6 105 (23.86%) Degree
7 103 (23.41%) Embedded C
8 101 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (21.36%) Electronics
10 74 (16.82%) Windows
11 71 (16.14%) Firmware
12 63 (14.32%) Embedded C++
13 59 (13.41%) C#
13 59 (13.41%) Computer Science
14 56 (12.73%) Manufacturing
15 54 (12.27%) Test Automation
16 48 (10.91%) Bash Shell
17 47 (10.68%) UML
18 42 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (9.55%) Security Cleared
18 42 (9.55%) Validation
19 39 (8.86%) Scrum
19 39 (8.86%) Embedded Linux
20 37 (8.41%) Mathematics
20 37 (8.41%) OO
20 37 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (8.18%) Java
21 36 (8.18%) SQL
21 36 (8.18%) Qt
22 35 (7.95%) Lua

Embedded Systems
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 4 (0.91%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.45%) IIS
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.23%) Confluence
3 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.18%) Simulink
2 3 (0.68%) OrCAD
2 3 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.23%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.36%) TestFlight
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.45%) Wireless
2 18 (4.09%) Ethernet
2 18 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (2.95%) Internet
4 12 (2.73%) Bluetooth
5 11 (2.50%) ZigBee
6 10 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.05%) RS-232
7 9 (2.05%) Z-Wave
8 8 (1.82%) DVB
8 8 (1.82%) MQTT
9 4 (0.91%) 3GPP
9 4 (0.91%) 5G
9 4 (0.91%) Firewall
9 4 (0.91%) LTE
9 4 (0.91%) Network Security
9 4 (0.91%) OFDM
9 4 (0.91%) SNMP
9 4 (0.91%) WCDMA
9 4 (0.91%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.59%) Big Data
3 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.32%) Subversion
4 15 (3.41%) JIRA
5 14 (3.18%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.73%) LabVIEW
7 10 (2.27%) GDB
8 9 (2.05%) Maven
9 8 (1.82%) Ant
9 8 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.36%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.36%) Appium
10 6 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.36%) Calabash
10 6 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.36%) Xcode
11 4 (0.91%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 94 (21.36%) Electronics
2 56 (12.73%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.23%) Automotive
3 23 (5.23%) Marketing
4 18 (4.09%) Finance
5 17 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.41%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.14%) Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Retail
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Avionics
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (38.86%) Software Engineer
2 144 (32.73%) Embedded Engineer
3 90 (20.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 83 (18.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 58 (13.18%) Developer
6 43 (9.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 41 (9.32%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 39 (8.86%) Embedded C Engineer
9 35 (7.95%) Test Engineer
10 34 (7.73%) C Software Engineer
11 31 (7.05%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 30 (6.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 30 (6.82%) Firmware Engineer
12 30 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
13 29 (6.59%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 28 (6.36%) Embedded Developer
15 27 (6.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 27 (6.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 26 (5.91%) C Developer
17 24 (5.45%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.18%) Qt
2 34 (7.73%) .NET
3 25 (5.68%) HTML
4 23 (5.23%) WPF
5 12 (2.73%) Yocto
6 11 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (2.50%) OpenCV
6 11 (2.50%) STL
7 10 (2.27%) Flash
8 8 (1.82%) MFC
8 8 (1.82%) Node.js
9 6 (1.36%) Middleware
9 6 (1.36%) Web Services
10 5 (1.14%) Django
11 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.91%) CSS
11 4 (0.91%) XML
12 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.68%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 26 (5.91%) User Experience
4 24 (5.45%) Life Science
5 23 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (4.09%) Algorithms
7 17 (3.86%) Device Driver
7 17 (3.86%) Robotics
8 15 (3.41%) ASIC
9 13 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.95%) VHDL
10 12 (2.73%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.05%) Acoustics
11 9 (2.05%) Smart Home
12 6 (1.36%) Verilog
13 5 (1.14%) Cyber Warfare
13 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.14%) Smart City
14 4 (0.91%) Cyberattack
14 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 180 (40.91%) Linux
2 74 (16.82%) Windows
3 39 (8.86%) Embedded Linux
4 29 (6.59%) Android
5 16 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.27%) Robot Operating System
6 10 (2.27%) Unix
7 7 (1.59%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (51.14%) Software Engineering
2 101 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.27%) Test Automation
4 47 (10.68%) UML
5 42 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (9.55%) Validation
6 39 (8.86%) Scrum
7 37 (8.41%) Mathematics
7 37 (8.41%) OO
7 37 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (7.73%) Prototyping
9 33 (7.50%) Embedded Software Development
10 31 (7.05%) SDLC
11 29 (6.59%) Linux Kernel Development
11 29 (6.59%) Physics
12 25 (5.68%) BDD
12 25 (5.68%) Open Source
13 23 (5.23%) OOP
14 22 (5.00%) Signal Processing
15 21 (4.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 284 (64.55%) C++
2 283 (64.32%) C
3 144 (32.73%) Python
4 103 (23.41%) Embedded C
5 63 (14.32%) Embedded C++
6 59 (13.41%) C#
7 48 (10.91%) Bash Shell
8 36 (8.18%) Java
8 36 (8.18%) SQL
9 35 (7.95%) Lua
10 30 (6.82%) JavaScript
11 24 (5.45%) MATLAB
12 18 (4.09%) Assembly Language
13 13 (2.95%) Perl
14 11 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.36%) Ruby
16 4 (0.91%) Ada
16 4 (0.91%) XAML
17 2 (0.45%) VC++
18 1 (0.23%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 105 (23.86%) Degree
2 42 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.59%) ISEB
7 6 (1.36%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.36%) PhD
8 4 (0.91%) CSSLP
8 4 (0.91%) GPEN
8 4 (0.91%) GXPN
8 4 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.91%) OSCE
8 4 (0.91%) OSCP
8 4 (0.91%) OSWP
8 4 (0.91%) Tigerscheme
9 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.68%) HND
10 2 (0.45%) CISA
10 2 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.64%) QA
2 15 (3.41%) JTAG
3 14 (3.18%) MISRA
4 6 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.91%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.91%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.91%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.45%) GDPR
6 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 71 (16.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) HockeyApp
2 2 (0.45%) Nessus
2 2 (0.45%) SELinux
2 2 (0.45%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (2.95%) EMC
2 6 (1.36%) IBM
2 6 (1.36%) Xamarin
3 5 (1.14%) Google
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (0.91%) ESRI
4 4 (0.91%) MathWorks
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle
5 2 (0.45%) ArcSight
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco
5 2 (0.45%) Intel
5 2 (0.45%) McAfee
5 2 (0.45%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (0.45%) MKS
5 2 (0.45%) Qualys
5 2 (0.45%) Renesas
5 2 (0.45%) SAP
5 2 (0.45%) Splunk
5 2 (0.45%) Sun
5 2 (0.45%) Tripwire