Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 653 657 752
Rank change year-on-year +4 +95 +11
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 203 423 441
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 153 292 354
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%

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 31,816 52,326 63,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.20% 39.40% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24,635 39,285 48,846
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +112 83 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South West +52 33 £40,750 -9.44% 8
North of England +112 26 £55,000 +29.41% 12
East of England +62 23 £47,500 +5.56% 17
London +64 21 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North West +81 18 £70,000 +55.56% 3
Midlands +19 14 £46,250 +15.63% 4
West Midlands +50 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +92 8 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands +6 4 £56,250 +26.40% 3
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 150 (73.89%) C++
2 136 (67.00%) C
2 136 (67.00%) Software Engineering
3 79 (38.92%) Degree
4 67 (33.00%) Linux
5 63 (31.03%) Firmware
6 55 (27.09%) Python
7 53 (26.11%) Electronics
8 45 (22.17%) Algorithms
9 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (16.75%) Windows
11 33 (16.26%) C#
12 32 (15.76%) HTML
13 30 (14.78%) Wireless
13 30 (14.78%) Test Automation
14 29 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
16 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
16 25 (12.32%) HTML5
17 22 (10.84%) Bluetooth
17 22 (10.84%) Java
17 22 (10.84%) Robotics
17 22 (10.84%) Security Cleared
18 20 (9.85%) Qt
18 20 (9.85%) Git (software)
18 20 (9.85%) OO
19 19 (9.36%) Automotive
19 19 (9.36%) TCP/IP
19 19 (9.36%) Mathematics
20 18 (8.87%) Android

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 (2.46%) Confluence
2 3 (1.48%) JBoss
2 3 (1.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Simulink
2 4 (1.97%) TargetLink
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) AWS
2 6 (2.96%) Azure
3 5 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.99%) PaaS
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.78%) Wireless
2 22 (10.84%) Bluetooth
3 19 (9.36%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.93%) LTE
5 9 (4.43%) Internet
6 8 (3.94%) 4G
7 7 (3.45%) 3G
7 7 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 7 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.46%) 2G
8 5 (2.46%) FlexRay
8 5 (2.46%) RS-232
8 5 (2.46%) VoIP
9 4 (1.97%) 5G
9 4 (1.97%) IPv4
9 4 (1.97%) MQTT
9 4 (1.97%) Multicast
9 4 (1.97%) PPP
9 4 (1.97%) RS-485
9 4 (1.97%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.43%) MySQL
2 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQLite
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.43%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.94%) JIRA
3 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.45%) Subversion
5 6 (2.96%) IDA Disassembler
6 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.48%) Maven
8 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 53 (26.11%) Electronics
2 19 (9.36%) Automotive
3 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.93%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.94%) Finance
5 8 (3.94%) Military
6 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.99%) Avionics
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 103 (50.74%) Software Engineer
2 81 (39.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 65 (32.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 30 (14.78%) Senior Software Engineer
5 25 (12.32%) Developer
6 21 (10.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 20 (9.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (8.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (6.90%) Junior
9 14 (6.90%) Test Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Junior Embedded Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Design Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Electronics Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) C Software Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Embedded C Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.76%) HTML
2 25 (12.32%) HTML5
3 20 (9.85%) Qt
4 17 (8.37%) JSON
5 14 (6.90%) .NET
6 13 (6.40%) .NET Core
7 11 (5.42%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.42%) Node.js
8 10 (4.93%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.93%) Middleware
9 6 (2.96%) Java SE
9 6 (2.96%) XML
10 5 (2.46%) CSS
10 5 (2.46%) RESTful
11 3 (1.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.48%) LINQ
11 3 (1.48%) XSLT
11 3 (1.48%) Yocto
12 2 (0.99%) REST
13 1 (0.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.17%) Algorithms
2 22 (10.84%) Robotics
3 16 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.90%) Device Driver
5 13 (6.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.45%) User Experience
7 6 (2.96%) Analogue Electronics
8 5 (2.46%) VHDL
9 4 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.97%) STB
9 4 (1.97%) Verilog
10 3 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.99%) CESG
11 2 (0.99%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (33.00%) Linux
2 34 (16.75%) Windows
3 18 (8.87%) Android
4 16 (7.88%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.45%) Unix
7 3 (1.48%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.99%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.99%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.49%) SafeRTOS
9 1 (0.49%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (67.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.78%) Test Automation
4 29 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
6 20 (9.85%) OO
7 19 (9.36%) Mathematics
8 17 (8.37%) Validation
9 13 (6.40%) Multithreading
9 13 (6.40%) UML
10 12 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (5.91%) Power Management
10 12 (5.91%) SDLC
11 11 (5.42%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.42%) OOD
11 11 (5.42%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.93%) Analytics
12 10 (4.93%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (4.93%) Systems Engineering
12 10 (4.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 150 (73.89%) C++
2 136 (67.00%) C
3 55 (27.09%) Python
4 33 (16.26%) C#
5 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
6 22 (10.84%) Java
7 17 (8.37%) Embedded C++
8 16 (7.88%) PHP
9 15 (7.39%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.96%) SQL
11 5 (2.46%) ANSI C
12 4 (1.97%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.97%) Perl
12 4 (1.97%) Tcl
13 2 (0.99%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.49%) Ada
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (38.92%) Degree
2 22 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.94%) PhD
6 6 (2.96%) HND
7 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.48%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) HNC
9 2 (0.99%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.99%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.99%) GPEN
9 2 (0.99%) GXPN
9 2 (0.99%) ISEB
9 2 (0.99%) OSCE
9 2 (0.99%) OSCP
9 2 (0.99%) OSWP
9 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.99%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) ISO 26262
1 5 (2.46%) MISRA
1 5 (2.46%) MISRA C
2 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.48%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.48%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.99%) NIST
5 1 (0.49%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.49%) DO-254
5 1 (0.49%) JTAG
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (31.03%) Firmware
2 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.94%) Renesas
3 5 (2.46%) Freescale
3 5 (2.46%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.97%) Broadcom
4 4 (1.97%) T-Plan
5 3 (1.48%) BT
6 2 (0.99%) Capita
6 2 (0.99%) Intel
6 2 (0.99%) QNX
6 2 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.49%) SAP