Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 782 892
Rank change year-on-year +44 +110 -56
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 445 447 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.61% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 380 405 353
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,050
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 72947 73494 86746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55375 60931 70270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 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
South East -41 120 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East of England +42 105 £50,000 - 16
South West +79 96 £40,000 -5.88% 8
London +23 53 £42,500 -19.05% 5
Midlands +12 40 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North of England +29 34 £37,750 +11.03% 7
West Midlands +27 27 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West -4 24 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands 0 13 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +27 6 £37,750 +14.39% 5
North East +1 4 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Embedded Systems also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 279 (62.70%) C
2 262 (58.88%) C++
3 250 (56.18%) Software Engineering
4 156 (35.06%) Degree
5 145 (32.58%) Linux
6 125 (28.09%) Electronics
7 114 (25.62%) Python
8 101 (22.70%) Computer Science
9 91 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (18.20%) Embedded C
11 70 (15.73%) Wireless
12 68 (15.28%) Test Automation
13 61 (13.71%) C#
14 59 (13.26%) Manufacturing
15 57 (12.81%) Windows
16 50 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
17 49 (11.01%) Firmware
17 49 (11.01%) OO
18 47 (10.56%) Mathematics
19 44 (9.89%) Bluetooth
20 42 (9.44%) Validation
20 42 (9.44%) Android
21 39 (8.76%) Telecoms
21 39 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
21 39 (8.76%) Embedded C++
22 38 (8.54%) Java
22 38 (8.54%) Embedded Linux
23 37 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (7.87%) .NET
25 34 (7.64%) Open Source

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 7 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.22%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) Drupal
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (2.92%) Simulink
2 8 (1.80%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.45%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.80%) TestFlight
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.12%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.73%) Wireless
2 44 (9.89%) Bluetooth
3 39 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (4.72%) Internet
5 17 (3.82%) Ethernet
6 16 (3.60%) DHCP
7 12 (2.70%) DVB
8 10 (2.25%) RS-232
9 9 (2.02%) MQTT
10 8 (1.80%) ZigBee
11 7 (1.57%) IPv4
12 6 (1.35%) IPv6
12 6 (1.35%) RS-485
12 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.35%) UPnP
13 4 (0.90%) FlexRay
13 4 (0.90%) RFID
13 4 (0.90%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.67%) Firewall
14 3 (0.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.82%) Big Data
2 10 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.15%) Subversion
2 14 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.92%) JIRA
4 11 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.80%) Android Studio
5 8 (1.80%) Appium
5 8 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.80%) Calabash
5 8 (1.80%) Xcode
6 7 (1.57%) JBehave
6 7 (1.57%) JUnit
7 6 (1.35%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.12%) Ant
8 5 (1.12%) Selenium
8 5 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.90%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.90%) Hudson
9 4 (0.90%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 125 (28.09%) Electronics
2 59 (13.26%) Manufacturing
3 39 (8.76%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.74%) Automotive
5 22 (4.94%) Finance
6 16 (3.60%) Aerospace
7 15 (3.37%) Marketing
8 7 (1.57%) Military
8 7 (1.57%) Retail
9 5 (1.12%) Avionics
10 4 (0.90%) Games
11 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 192 (43.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 184 (41.35%) Software Engineer
3 137 (30.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 69 (15.51%) Embedded C Engineer
5 68 (15.28%) C++ Software Engineer
6 59 (13.26%) C Software Engineer
6 59 (13.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 57 (12.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 56 (12.58%) Developer
9 55 (12.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 54 (12.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 52 (11.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 50 (11.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 49 (11.01%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 49 (11.01%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 45 (10.11%) Architect
14 45 (10.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 34 (7.64%) Test Engineer
16 27 (6.07%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 26 (5.84%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.87%) .NET
2 25 (5.62%) Middleware
3 22 (4.94%) HTML
4 21 (4.72%) Qt
5 14 (3.15%) XML
6 11 (2.47%) Web Services
7 9 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.80%) CSS
8 8 (1.80%) Node.js
8 8 (1.80%) WPF
9 7 (1.57%) JSF
9 7 (1.57%) QML
9 7 (1.57%) REST
9 7 (1.57%) Spring
10 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.35%) HTML5
10 6 (1.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.74%) Algorithms
3 25 (5.62%) Robotics
4 24 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.72%) Device Driver
6 20 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (4.27%) Life Science
8 18 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 18 (4.04%) User Experience
9 17 (3.82%) VHDL
10 15 (3.37%) Internet of Things
11 12 (2.70%) Client/Server
12 11 (2.47%) ASIC
13 10 (2.25%) STB
14 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (1.35%) MPEG
16 6 (1.35%) Video on Demand
17 5 (1.12%) Acoustics
17 5 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 145 (32.58%) Linux
2 57 (12.81%) Windows
3 42 (9.44%) Android
4 38 (8.54%) Embedded Linux
5 24 (5.39%) Apple iOS
6 20 (4.49%) Unix
7 3 (0.67%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (56.18%) Software Engineering
2 91 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (15.28%) Test Automation
4 49 (11.01%) OO
5 47 (10.56%) Mathematics
6 42 (9.44%) Validation
7 37 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (7.64%) Open Source
9 30 (6.74%) Project Management
10 28 (6.29%) Unit Testing
11 27 (6.07%) SDLC
12 23 (5.17%) Prototyping
13 21 (4.72%) OOP
13 21 (4.72%) Physics
14 20 (4.49%) CAD
14 20 (4.49%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.04%) UML
16 17 (3.82%) Embedded Software Development
16 17 (3.82%) Machine Learning
16 17 (3.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 279 (62.70%) C
2 262 (58.88%) C++
3 114 (25.62%) Python
4 81 (18.20%) Embedded C
5 61 (13.71%) C#
6 39 (8.76%) Embedded C++
7 38 (8.54%) Java
8 30 (6.74%) Assembly Language
9 26 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 26 (5.84%) JavaScript
9 26 (5.84%) Perl
9 26 (5.84%) SQL
10 25 (5.62%) Lua
11 20 (4.49%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.92%) Ruby
13 6 (1.35%) VB
14 5 (1.12%) Ada
15 4 (0.90%) Groovy
16 2 (0.45%) ES6
16 2 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 156 (35.06%) Degree
2 50 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.60%) HND
5 7 (1.57%) PhD
5 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.45%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.45%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.45%) GXPN
8 2 (0.45%) HNC
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.29%) QA
2 20 (4.49%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.02%) DO-178B
3 9 (2.02%) ISO 13485
4 7 (1.57%) ISO 26262
4 7 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.90%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.90%) JTAG
5 4 (0.90%) MISRA
6 3 (0.67%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.45%) DO-254
7 2 (0.45%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.22%) ARP4754
System Software
1 49 (11.01%) Firmware
2 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (3.15%) Freescale
2 13 (2.92%) Xamarin
3 12 (2.70%) EMC
3 12 (2.70%) SAP
4 9 (2.02%) Oracle
5 6 (1.35%) Xilinx
6 5 (1.12%) Progress
7 4 (0.90%) Arqiva
7 4 (0.90%) BT
7 4 (0.90%) Google
7 4 (0.90%) MathWorks
7 4 (0.90%) Perforce
8 3 (0.67%) Altera
8 3 (0.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.67%) MKS
9 1 (0.22%) Atmel
9 1 (0.22%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.22%) IBM
9 1 (0.22%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.22%) QNX