Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 614 689 766
Rank change year-on-year +75 +77 -14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 465 489 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 248 403 378
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 49,848 60,931 66,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.22% 39.72% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37,859 46,981 49,460
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +74 158 £50,000 +17.65% 50
South West -16 121 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North of England +72 74 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North West +84 64 £37,500 -6.25% 13
London +120 53 £52,500 +16.67% 9
East of England +74 38 £52,000 +9.47% 35
Midlands -54 21 £52,500 +13.51% 15
West Midlands -5 12 £52,500 +10.53% 7
East Midlands -33 9 £65,000 +44.44% 8
Yorkshire +9 8 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North East +21 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 329 (70.75%) C++
2 298 (64.09%) C
3 275 (59.14%) Software Engineering
4 181 (38.92%) Linux
5 158 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (33.12%) Degree
7 141 (30.32%) Python
8 114 (24.52%) Electronics
9 101 (21.72%) Firmware
10 99 (21.29%) C#
11 82 (17.63%) Java
12 81 (17.42%) Computer Science
13 79 (16.99%) Automotive
14 78 (16.77%) Algorithms
15 70 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (13.98%) Test Automation
16 65 (13.98%) DevOps
17 63 (13.55%) Embedded C
17 63 (13.55%) Artificial Intelligence
18 55 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (11.40%) Git (software)
19 53 (11.40%) QNX
20 52 (11.18%) Android
21 51 (10.97%) Open Source
21 51 (10.97%) Telecoms
22 50 (10.75%) Mentoring
23 49 (10.54%) Cyberthreat
23 49 (10.54%) QA
24 47 (10.11%) Technical Leadership
25 41 (8.82%) Windows

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 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.22%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.51%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.51%) Sketch
3 3 (0.65%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Simulink
5 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) AWS
1 7 (1.51%) PaaS
1 7 (1.51%) SaaS
2 6 (1.29%) Serverless
3 4 (0.86%) GitHub
4 2 (0.43%) Azure
5 1 (0.22%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.96%) Internet
2 29 (6.24%) Wireless
3 25 (5.38%) Bluetooth
4 24 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (4.52%) RS-485
6 20 (4.30%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.37%) RS-232
8 9 (1.94%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.94%) MQTT
9 8 (1.72%) Modbus
9 8 (1.72%) ZigBee
9 8 (1.72%) Z-Wave
10 6 (1.29%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.08%) SNMP
12 4 (0.86%) LTE
12 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.65%) Software-Defined Radio
14 2 (0.43%) IGMP
14 2 (0.43%) RTP
15 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.51%) MySQL
3 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.16%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.95%) Subversion
4 22 (4.73%) JIRA
5 15 (3.23%) CMake
6 14 (3.01%) GitLab
7 10 (2.15%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.15%) LabVIEW
8 8 (1.72%) VectorCAST
9 5 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.86%) Redmine
10 4 (0.86%) Selenium
10 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.65%) JMeter
11 3 (0.65%) JUnit
11 3 (0.65%) NUnit
11 3 (0.65%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.65%) TestNG
12 2 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 114 (24.52%) Electronics
2 79 (16.99%) Automotive
3 51 (10.97%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.73%) Marketing
6 17 (3.66%) Finance
7 13 (2.80%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.72%) Retail
9 6 (1.29%) Law
10 5 (1.08%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.86%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 199 (42.80%) Software Engineer
2 156 (33.55%) Embedded Engineer
3 116 (24.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 60 (12.90%) Developer
5 45 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 33 (7.10%) Firmware Engineer
7 32 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 31 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (5.59%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 25 (5.38%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.73%) Graduate
12 21 (4.52%) C++ Developer
12 21 (4.52%) Junior
13 18 (3.87%) Embedded C Engineer
13 18 (3.87%) Software Team Leader
13 18 (3.87%) Software Test Engineer
13 18 (3.87%) Team Leader
14 17 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
14 17 (3.66%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.53%) .NET
2 28 (6.02%) Vulkan
3 17 (3.66%) XML
4 13 (2.80%) TensorFlow
5 12 (2.58%) Node.js
6 11 (2.37%) WPF
7 10 (2.15%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.15%) CSS
8 9 (1.94%) REST
9 8 (1.72%) NumPy
10 7 (1.51%) .NET Core
10 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.51%) J2EE
10 7 (1.51%) Qt
10 7 (1.51%) SVG
10 7 (1.51%) Web Services
11 6 (1.29%) Matplotlib
11 6 (1.29%) OpenCV
11 6 (1.29%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.77%) Algorithms
2 55 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (10.54%) Cyberthreat
4 39 (8.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 28 (6.02%) Smartphone
6 27 (5.81%) Robotics
7 24 (5.16%) Internet of Things
8 19 (4.09%) Device Driver
9 15 (3.23%) Analogue Electronics
10 13 (2.80%) CAN bus
11 11 (2.37%) CPLD
11 11 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (2.15%) Infotainment
13 8 (1.72%) Optoelectronics
13 8 (1.72%) User Experience
14 6 (1.29%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.29%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 5 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (1.08%) Life Science
16 4 (0.86%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 181 (38.92%) Linux
2 52 (11.18%) Android
3 41 (8.82%) Windows
4 38 (8.17%) Tizen
5 28 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
6 25 (5.38%) Unix
7 20 (4.30%) FreeRTOS
8 11 (2.37%) ThreadX
9 10 (2.15%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.65%) SafeRTOS
11 3 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (59.14%) Software Engineering
2 158 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (17.42%) Computer Science
4 70 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
5 65 (13.98%) DevOps
5 65 (13.98%) Test Automation
6 63 (13.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 51 (10.97%) Open Source
8 50 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 47 (10.11%) Technical Leadership
10 41 (8.82%) SDLC
11 38 (8.17%) Computer Architecture
12 34 (7.31%) Memory Management
12 34 (7.31%) Unit Testing
13 33 (7.10%) Cybersecurity
13 33 (7.10%) Power Management
13 33 (7.10%) Visualisation
14 31 (6.67%) Signal Processing
15 30 (6.45%) OO
16 29 (6.24%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 329 (70.75%) C++
2 298 (64.09%) C
3 141 (30.32%) Python
4 99 (21.29%) C#
5 82 (17.63%) Java
6 63 (13.55%) Embedded C
7 26 (5.59%) Bash Shell
8 25 (5.38%) JavaScript
9 22 (4.73%) Embedded C++
10 21 (4.52%) MATLAB
11 14 (3.01%) Lua
11 14 (3.01%) SQL
12 13 (2.80%) Assembly Language
13 10 (2.15%) Perl
14 8 (1.72%) VB
15 7 (1.51%) PHP
15 7 (1.51%) XAML
16 4 (0.86%) Ada
17 2 (0.43%) Delphi
17 2 (0.43%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 154 (33.12%) Degree
2 27 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.01%) PhD
7 13 (2.80%) ISTQB
8 11 (2.37%) HND
9 8 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.65%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.22%) HNC
12 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.54%) QA
2 13 (2.80%) ISO 26262
3 6 (1.29%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.86%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) IEC 62304
5 3 (0.65%) JTAG
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.43%) MISRA
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 101 (21.72%) Firmware
2 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) LXC
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Ansible
1 1 (0.22%) Graylog
1 1 (0.22%) Nagios
1 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (11.40%) QNX
2 31 (6.67%) Google
2 31 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.23%) EMC
4 10 (2.15%) Lauterbach
5 9 (1.94%) Klocwork
6 7 (1.51%) Xilinx
7 6 (1.29%) SAP
8 4 (0.86%) VMware
9 3 (0.65%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (0.65%) MKS
9 3 (0.65%) Symbian
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.43%) Atmel
10 2 (0.43%) CA
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco
10 2 (0.43%) Facebook
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle
10 2 (0.43%) Parasoft
11 1 (0.22%) Borland