Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 758 822
Rank change year-on-year +30 +64 -41
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 462 404 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 349 364 434
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 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £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 68,887 66,837 84,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 40.84% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54,540 54,962 68,459
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
East of England +58 123 £50,000 -4.76% 45
South East -30 111 £45,000 - 29
South West +23 92 £45,000 +12.50% 19
London +11 73 £52,500 +10.53% 18
Midlands 0 35 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North of England +11 28 £40,250 +7.33% 12
West Midlands +9 27 £45,000 +12.50% 22
North West 0 15 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +29 10 £40,500 +10.96% 3
East Midlands -2 8 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North East -22 3 £26,500 -50.70% 5
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 302 (65.37%) C
2 277 (59.96%) C++
3 232 (50.22%) Software Engineering
4 172 (37.23%) Linux
5 149 (32.25%) Python
6 147 (31.82%) Degree
7 119 (25.76%) Electronics
8 105 (22.73%) Embedded C
9 98 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (20.56%) Computer Science
11 71 (15.37%) Wireless
11 71 (15.37%) Test Automation
12 59 (12.77%) Mathematics
13 56 (12.12%) Embedded C++
14 55 (11.90%) Windows
15 51 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (10.39%) C#
17 47 (10.17%) Manufacturing
18 42 (9.09%) Java
19 41 (8.87%) Android
20 39 (8.44%) Embedded Linux
21 37 (8.01%) SQL
21 37 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
22 36 (7.79%) Open Source
23 35 (7.58%) Firmware
24 34 (7.36%) Bash Shell
24 34 (7.36%) Physics
24 34 (7.36%) Algorithms
25 33 (7.14%) SDLC
25 33 (7.14%) JavaScript

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 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.22%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) Drupal
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Simulink
2 6 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.22%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.60%) TestFlight
3 3 (0.65%) GitHub
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (15.37%) Wireless
2 31 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (5.63%) Bluetooth
4 20 (4.33%) DVB
5 14 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 14 (3.03%) Internet
5 14 (3.03%) MQTT
6 13 (2.81%) DHCP
7 9 (1.95%) ZigBee
8 7 (1.52%) Firewall
8 7 (1.52%) IPv4
9 6 (1.30%) IPv6
9 6 (1.30%) LTE
9 6 (1.30%) RS-232
9 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.30%) UPnP
9 6 (1.30%) Z-Wave
10 4 (0.87%) 5G
10 4 (0.87%) OFDM
10 4 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.90%) Big Data
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.90%) Subversion
3 15 (3.25%) JIRA
4 14 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.60%) Android Studio
6 12 (2.60%) Appium
6 12 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (2.60%) Calabash
6 12 (2.60%) Xcode
7 11 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.52%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.30%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.30%) Maven
10 5 (1.08%) Ant
10 5 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (0.87%) CANoe
11 4 (0.87%) GDB
11 4 (0.87%) Hudson
11 4 (0.87%) JBehave
General
1 119 (25.76%) Electronics
2 47 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 28 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.76%) Automotive
5 12 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.16%) Finance
7 6 (1.30%) Marketing
7 6 (1.30%) Retail
8 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.87%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Military
11 2 (0.43%) Avionics
11 2 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 181 (39.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 174 (37.66%) Software Engineer
3 125 (27.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 77 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 72 (15.58%) Embedded C Engineer
6 60 (12.99%) C Software Engineer
7 59 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 57 (12.34%) Developer
9 55 (11.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 55 (11.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 54 (11.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 53 (11.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 50 (10.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 49 (10.61%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 49 (10.61%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 46 (9.96%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 38 (8.23%) Architect
16 28 (6.06%) Test Engineer
17 26 (5.63%) Electronics Engineer
17 26 (5.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.71%) .NET
2 27 (5.84%) HTML
3 23 (4.98%) Qt
4 15 (3.25%) Web Services
5 13 (2.81%) Middleware
6 12 (2.60%) Node.js
7 8 (1.73%) WPF
8 6 (1.30%) Django
8 6 (1.30%) XML
9 5 (1.08%) Yocto
10 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.87%) D-Bus
10 4 (0.87%) Flash
10 4 (0.87%) JSF
10 4 (0.87%) QML
10 4 (0.87%) REST
10 4 (0.87%) Spring
11 3 (0.65%) CSS
11 3 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.36%) Algorithms
3 32 (6.93%) Robotics
4 27 (5.84%) Life Science
5 26 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.41%) User Experience
7 20 (4.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 18 (3.90%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.25%) VHDL
10 14 (3.03%) Device Driver
10 14 (3.03%) Internet of Things
11 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.16%) STB
12 9 (1.95%) ASIC
13 7 (1.52%) IPTV
14 6 (1.30%) CESG
14 6 (1.30%) Infotainment
14 6 (1.30%) MPEG
14 6 (1.30%) Smart City
14 6 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 172 (37.23%) Linux
2 55 (11.90%) Windows
3 41 (8.87%) Android
4 39 (8.44%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.38%) Robot Operating System
6 11 (2.38%) Unix
7 6 (1.30%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (0.65%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (50.22%) Software Engineering
2 98 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.37%) Test Automation
4 59 (12.77%) Mathematics
5 51 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (7.79%) Open Source
7 34 (7.36%) Physics
8 33 (7.14%) SDLC
9 30 (6.49%) Linux Kernel Development
9 30 (6.49%) Prototyping
10 28 (6.06%) Project Management
11 27 (5.84%) Embedded Software Development
12 26 (5.63%) OO
12 26 (5.63%) Validation
13 24 (5.19%) Data Science
13 24 (5.19%) Machine Learning
13 24 (5.19%) Scrum
13 24 (5.19%) Statistics
14 21 (4.55%) Signal Processing
14 21 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 302 (65.37%) C
2 277 (59.96%) C++
3 149 (32.25%) Python
4 105 (22.73%) Embedded C
5 56 (12.12%) Embedded C++
6 48 (10.39%) C#
7 42 (9.09%) Java
8 37 (8.01%) SQL
9 34 (7.36%) Bash Shell
10 33 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 29 (6.28%) Lua
11 29 (6.28%) MATLAB
12 28 (6.06%) Assembly Language
13 23 (4.98%) Perl
14 16 (3.46%) Ruby
15 11 (2.38%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.30%) Ada
17 3 (0.65%) Groovy
18 2 (0.43%) Fortran
18 2 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 147 (31.82%) Degree
2 37 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.16%) PhD
6 6 (1.30%) CREST Certified
6 6 (1.30%) CSSLP
6 6 (1.30%) GXPN
6 6 (1.30%) HND
6 6 (1.30%) Tigerscheme
7 5 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.87%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (0.87%) GPEN
8 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.87%) OSCE
8 4 (0.87%) OSCP
8 4 (0.87%) OSWP
9 3 (0.65%) ISEB
10 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) DO-178B
2 8 (1.73%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.73%) MISRA
3 5 (1.08%) ISO 26262
4 4 (0.87%) ISO 13485
4 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.87%) JTAG
5 3 (0.65%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.65%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.43%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.22%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 35 (7.58%) Firmware
2 2 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (2.81%) Xamarin
2 8 (1.73%) EMC
3 7 (1.52%) Google
4 6 (1.30%) MathWorks
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle
5 5 (1.08%) Progress
5 5 (1.08%) Xilinx
6 4 (0.87%) Arqiva
6 4 (0.87%) BT
6 4 (0.87%) IBM
7 3 (0.65%) Freescale
7 3 (0.65%) MKS
7 3 (0.65%) Perforce
8 2 (0.43%) ANSYS
8 2 (0.43%) Intel
8 2 (0.43%) Renesas
9 1 (0.22%) Altera
9 1 (0.22%) Atmel
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.22%) PTC