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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 730 641 678
Rank change year-on-year -89 +37 +22
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 442 221 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 158 147 155
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

Embedded Systems is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,252 31,320 30,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.74% 38.41% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,708 21,464 24,533
10th Percentile £33,986 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +0.92%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Systems in England.

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in England

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Systems in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
South East +28 165 £52,500 +23.53% 18
London -228 69 £77,500 - 11
Midlands -18 65 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East of England -53 58 £40,000 -33.33% 32
West Midlands -4 52 £70,000 - 5
South West -29 44 £50,000 +5.26% 14
North of England -90 37 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Yorkshire -30 28 - - 3
East Midlands -19 12 £62,500 +4.17%
North West -98 9 £55,000 +57.14% 8
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 210 (47.51%) C++
2 207 (46.83%) Linux
3 201 (45.48%) C
4 196 (44.34%) Software Engineering
5 151 (34.16%) Agile
6 126 (28.51%) Electronics
7 121 (27.38%) Python
8 114 (25.79%) Degree
8 114 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (21.04%) Automotive
10 85 (19.23%) Algorithms
11 79 (17.87%) Computer Science
12 76 (17.19%) Firmware
13 70 (15.84%) MATLAB
13 70 (15.84%) Software Testing
14 66 (14.93%) Test Automation
14 66 (14.93%) IoT
15 64 (14.48%) Android
16 61 (13.80%) QA
16 61 (13.80%) Validation
16 61 (13.80%) Social Skills
17 57 (12.90%) Mathematics
18 55 (12.44%) Simulink
19 54 (12.22%) Project Management
19 54 (12.22%) Java
19 54 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
20 51 (11.54%) Wireless
21 46 (10.41%) TDD
21 46 (10.41%) Windows
22 44 (9.95%) Embedded C

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 (0.45%) Confluence
1 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (0.45%) Kinematics
1 2 (0.45%) Luigi
2 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
Applications
1 55 (12.44%) Simulink
2 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.36%) CATIA
3 6 (1.36%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.92%) AWS
2 28 (6.33%) Azure
3 12 (2.71%) GitHub
4 6 (1.36%) AWS IoT
5 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.90%) GCP
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.54%) Wireless
2 28 (6.33%) Broadband
2 28 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.52%) Ethernet
4 16 (3.62%) MQTT
5 15 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (2.94%) Bluetooth
6 13 (2.94%) Firewall
6 13 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (2.49%) AMQP
7 11 (2.49%) HTTP
8 10 (2.26%) DHCP
8 10 (2.26%) DNS
8 10 (2.26%) VLAN
8 10 (2.26%) VPN
9 8 (1.81%) Internet
10 7 (1.58%) ZigBee
11 5 (1.13%) LoRaWAN
11 5 (1.13%) RS-232
11 5 (1.13%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (9.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.30%) GDB
3 18 (4.07%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (2.94%) JIRA
5 11 (2.49%) CMake
6 9 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.36%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.36%) CANoe
8 4 (0.90%) Subversion
8 4 (0.90%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.68%) IDA Disassembler
9 3 (0.68%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.45%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.23%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Ant
11 1 (0.23%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.23%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 126 (28.51%) Electronics
2 93 (21.04%) Automotive
3 61 (13.80%) Social Skills
4 40 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (7.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 27 (6.11%) Finance
7 25 (5.66%) Public Sector
8 24 (5.43%) Aerospace
9 22 (4.98%) Manufacturing
10 20 (4.52%) Wearables
11 7 (1.58%) Games
12 5 (1.13%) Law
12 5 (1.13%) Marketing
13 4 (0.90%) Retail
13 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.68%) Aviation
14 3 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.68%) Publishing
15 1 (0.23%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.23%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 165 (37.33%) Software Engineer
2 135 (30.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 86 (19.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 79 (17.87%) Systems Engineer
5 49 (11.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 45 (10.18%) Developer
7 41 (9.28%) Principal Engineer
7 41 (9.28%) Principal Software Engineer
8 33 (7.47%) MATLAB Engineer
9 32 (7.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 30 (6.79%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (5.88%) Graduate
11 26 (5.88%) Graduate Systems Engineer
12 20 (4.52%) Architect
13 19 (4.30%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
14 17 (3.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 16 (3.62%) Analyst
15 16 (3.62%) Junior
15 16 (3.62%) Junior Embedded Engineer
15 16 (3.62%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.66%) HTML
1 25 (5.66%) React
2 23 (5.20%) Qt
3 19 (4.30%) HTML5
3 19 (4.30%) Redux
4 18 (4.07%) OpenCL
4 18 (4.07%) OpenGL
4 18 (4.07%) OpenGL ES
4 18 (4.07%) Vulkan
5 15 (3.39%) WebSockets
6 14 (3.17%) .NET
7 10 (2.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (2.26%) WPF
8 9 (2.04%) MFC
9 8 (1.81%) Middleware
10 7 (1.58%) REST
10 7 (1.58%) Yocto
11 5 (1.13%) GraphQL
12 4 (0.90%) Next.js
12 4 (0.90%) WebAssembly
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.23%) Algorithms
2 66 (14.93%) IoT
3 42 (9.50%) Device Driver
4 38 (8.60%) FPGA
5 31 (7.01%) Cyberthreat
6 30 (6.79%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (5.66%) STB
8 22 (4.98%) ARM Cortex
8 22 (4.98%) Cyber Defence
9 20 (4.52%) Cyberattack
10 18 (4.07%) Mali
11 17 (3.85%) ASIC
11 17 (3.85%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.49%) Arduino
12 11 (2.49%) GNSS
12 11 (2.49%) VHDL
13 10 (2.26%) Cybercrime
13 10 (2.26%) Social Media
13 10 (2.26%) Sports Betting
13 10 (2.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 207 (46.83%) Linux
2 64 (14.48%) Android
3 46 (10.41%) Windows
4 32 (7.24%) Apple iOS
5 26 (5.88%) OpenWrt
6 16 (3.62%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.13%) Unix
8 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.23%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (44.34%) Software Engineering
2 151 (34.16%) Agile
3 114 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (17.87%) Computer Science
5 70 (15.84%) Software Testing
6 66 (14.93%) Test Automation
7 61 (13.80%) Validation
8 57 (12.90%) Mathematics
9 54 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
9 54 (12.22%) Project Management
10 46 (10.41%) TDD
11 36 (8.14%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
11 36 (8.14%) Physics
12 35 (7.92%) Multithreading
13 33 (7.47%) Signal Processing
14 32 (7.24%) DevOps
15 31 (7.01%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.01%) Memory Management
16 28 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (6.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 210 (47.51%) C++
2 201 (45.48%) C
3 121 (27.38%) Python
4 70 (15.84%) MATLAB
5 54 (12.22%) Java
6 44 (9.95%) Embedded C
7 42 (9.50%) C#
8 24 (5.43%) SQL
9 21 (4.75%) Assembly Language
10 12 (2.71%) Go
11 11 (2.49%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.81%) ANSI C
13 7 (1.58%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.58%) Rust
14 6 (1.36%) Bash
14 6 (1.36%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.68%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (25.79%) Degree
2 38 (8.60%) PhD
3 27 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.30%) Master's Degree
6 13 (2.94%) CISA
6 13 (2.94%) CISM
6 13 (2.94%) CISSP
7 12 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.68%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.68%) Cyber Scheme
9 3 (0.68%) OSCP
9 3 (0.68%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (0.45%) ISEB
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (13.80%) QA
2 22 (4.98%) ISO 26262
3 20 (4.52%) AUTOSAR
4 10 (2.26%) IEC 61508
4 10 (2.26%) IEC 62304
5 9 (2.04%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.58%) DO-178B
7 6 (1.36%) MISRA
7 6 (1.36%) MISRA C
8 5 (1.13%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.68%) DO-254
9 3 (0.68%) NIST
10 2 (0.45%) IEC 61131
11 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (17.19%) Firmware
2 12 (2.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) HP ALM
1 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (3.62%) Google
2 14 (3.17%) QNX
3 7 (1.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.36%) IBM
4 6 (1.36%) QinetiQ
4 6 (1.36%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.90%) Facebook
5 4 (0.90%) HP
5 4 (0.90%) Palantir
6 3 (0.68%) Apple
6 3 (0.68%) SAP
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco
7 2 (0.45%) Lauterbach
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle
8 1 (0.23%) Xilinx