Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 787 755
Rank change year-on-year +85 -32 +148
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 469 409 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 395 393 460
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 69,426 74,132 80,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.50% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,918 56,985 67,145
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +37 154 £42,500 +6.25% 21
South East +25 123 £42,500 -10.53% 39
Midlands +59 92 £45,000 +5.88% 32
East Midlands +38 50 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England -21 50 £47,500 -5.00% 30
West Midlands +47 42 £43,500 +2.35% 22
London +25 26 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North of England +9 26 £42,500 +21.43% 22
North West +11 15 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire +35 6 £36,250 -9.38% 11
North East -30 5 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 304 (64.82%) C
2 281 (59.91%) C++
3 245 (52.24%) Software Engineering
4 146 (31.13%) Linux
5 140 (29.85%) Degree
6 117 (24.95%) Python
7 116 (24.73%) Firmware
8 100 (21.32%) Electronics
8 100 (21.32%) Embedded C
9 95 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (18.76%) Manufacturing
11 87 (18.55%) Windows
12 64 (13.65%) Embedded C++
13 63 (13.43%) C#
14 62 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (12.79%) Validation
16 58 (12.37%) UML
17 56 (11.94%) Computer Science
18 54 (11.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 54 (11.51%) Bash Shell
19 52 (11.09%) Security Cleared
20 48 (10.23%) Unit Testing
21 46 (9.81%) Test Automation
22 45 (9.59%) Subversion
23 43 (9.17%) OO
24 42 (8.96%) Device Driver
25 41 (8.74%) Scrum
26 40 (8.53%) Qt
27 38 (8.10%) SQL
27 38 (8.10%) SC Cleared

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 5 (1.07%) ArcGIS
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (2.56%) Simulink
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.97%) GitHub
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.68%) Ethernet
2 22 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
4 20 (4.26%) Bluetooth
4 20 (4.26%) RS-232
5 17 (3.62%) Internet
5 17 (3.62%) RS-485
6 10 (2.13%) SNMP
7 9 (1.92%) RS-422
8 8 (1.71%) Wireless
9 6 (1.28%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.85%) Network Security
10 4 (0.85%) Z-Wave
11 3 (0.64%) FlexRay
11 3 (0.64%) MQTT
11 3 (0.64%) RFID
11 3 (0.64%) SSH
12 2 (0.43%) Firewall
12 2 (0.43%) FTP
12 2 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.07%) MySQL
2 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (9.59%) Subversion
2 34 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 28 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
4 23 (4.90%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.99%) LabVIEW
7 11 (2.35%) GDB
7 11 (2.35%) JIRA
8 9 (1.92%) Ant
8 9 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
8 9 (1.92%) Maven
9 5 (1.07%) CppUnit
9 5 (1.07%) NUnit
10 3 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.64%) Rational Team Concert
11 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.21%) CMake
12 1 (0.21%) GNU Toolchain
12 1 (0.21%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 100 (21.32%) Electronics
2 88 (18.76%) Manufacturing
3 35 (7.46%) Marketing
4 34 (7.25%) Automotive
5 28 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 25 (5.33%) Finance
7 16 (3.41%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.13%) Military
9 7 (1.49%) Avionics
10 6 (1.28%) Retail
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 187 (39.87%) Software Engineer
2 171 (36.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 111 (23.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 69 (14.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 61 (13.01%) Developer
6 43 (9.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 39 (8.32%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 39 (8.32%) Firmware Engineer
7 39 (8.32%) Test Engineer
8 34 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
9 28 (5.97%) C# Software Engineer
10 22 (4.69%) Embedded Developer
10 22 (4.69%) Software Test Engineer
11 21 (4.48%) Hardware Engineer
11 21 (4.48%) Linux Developer
12 20 (4.26%) Lead Software Engineer
13 19 (4.05%) C Developer
13 19 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (3.84%) Electronics Engineer
14 18 (3.84%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.53%) Qt
2 32 (6.82%) .NET
3 27 (5.76%) HTML
3 27 (5.76%) WPF
4 20 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 20 (4.26%) OpenCV
4 20 (4.26%) STL
5 17 (3.62%) CSS
6 12 (2.56%) XML
7 11 (2.35%) Flash
7 11 (2.35%) Yocto
8 9 (1.92%) MFC
9 7 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.49%) Middleware
9 7 (1.49%) Node.js
10 6 (1.28%) HTML5
10 6 (1.28%) REST
11 5 (1.07%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.07%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 54 (11.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 42 (8.96%) Device Driver
4 24 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.90%) VHDL
6 21 (4.48%) User Experience
7 16 (3.41%) Verilog
8 15 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.99%) ASIC
10 13 (2.77%) Acoustics
11 12 (2.56%) Robotics
11 12 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (2.35%) Smart Home
13 10 (2.13%) Life Science
14 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.71%) CPLD
15 8 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (1.28%) CAN bus
17 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 146 (31.13%) Linux
2 87 (18.55%) Windows
3 25 (5.33%) Android
3 25 (5.33%) Embedded Linux
4 19 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.71%) Unix
6 7 (1.49%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.64%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (52.24%) Software Engineering
2 95 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (12.79%) Validation
5 58 (12.37%) UML
6 48 (10.23%) Unit Testing
7 46 (9.81%) Test Automation
8 43 (9.17%) OO
9 41 (8.74%) Scrum
10 32 (6.82%) Prototyping
11 30 (6.40%) SysML
12 29 (6.18%) Mathematics
12 29 (6.18%) Web Development
13 28 (5.97%) System Testing
14 27 (5.76%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (5.76%) OOP
15 25 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.33%) Embedded Software Development
15 25 (5.33%) Physics
16 23 (4.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 304 (64.82%) C
2 281 (59.91%) C++
3 117 (24.95%) Python
4 100 (21.32%) Embedded C
5 64 (13.65%) Embedded C++
6 63 (13.43%) C#
7 54 (11.51%) Bash Shell
8 38 (8.10%) SQL
9 36 (7.68%) Lua
10 26 (5.54%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.26%) Java
12 15 (3.20%) Assembly Language
12 15 (3.20%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.35%) Perl
14 10 (2.13%) Ada
15 5 (1.07%) PHP
15 5 (1.07%) XAML
16 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.43%) Fortran
18 1 (0.21%) VC++
Qualifications
1 140 (29.85%) Degree
2 52 (11.09%) Security Cleared
3 38 (8.10%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.28%) PhD
6 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.07%) ISEB
7 4 (0.85%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.85%) HND
8 3 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.43%) CISSP
9 2 (0.43%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.43%) GPEN
9 2 (0.43%) GXPN
9 2 (0.43%) IISP
9 2 (0.43%) OSCE
9 2 (0.43%) OSCP
9 2 (0.43%) OSWP
9 2 (0.43%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) ISO 26262
2 16 (3.41%) JTAG
3 11 (2.35%) MISRA
4 9 (1.92%) QA
5 8 (1.71%) DO-178B
5 8 (1.71%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.64%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.43%) GDPR
8 2 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 116 (24.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Nessus
1 2 (0.43%) SELinux
1 2 (0.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 17 (3.62%) EMC
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle
2 6 (1.28%) SAP
3 5 (1.07%) ESRI
3 5 (1.07%) IBM
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.64%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (0.43%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.43%) Assembla
6 2 (0.43%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (0.43%) Centrify
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco
6 2 (0.43%) Imperva
6 2 (0.43%) McAfee
6 2 (0.43%) Qualys
6 2 (0.43%) Splunk
6 2 (0.43%) Sun
6 2 (0.43%) Trend Micro
6 2 (0.43%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.21%) Facebook