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

Embedded Systems
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 745 773
Rank change year-on-year +94 +28 +123
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 498 442 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 400 384 409
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 66,490 74,935 76,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.43% 44.64% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52,030 56,884 63,114
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 November 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 November 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
Midlands +124 143 £47,500 +5.56% 21
South East +48 138 £42,500 -2.86% 41
South West +43 111 £40,000 - 23
East Midlands +83 95 £45,000 +9.09% 14
London +53 55 £47,500 +11.76% 23
West Midlands +58 48 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -31 37 £45,000 -10.00% 41
North of England +10 16 £40,000 +12.68% 13
North West +9 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +26 3 £40,000 - 6
North East -10 1 £35,000 - 4
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 319 (64.06%) C
2 280 (56.22%) C++
3 277 (55.62%) Software Engineering
4 209 (41.97%) Degree
5 162 (32.53%) Linux
6 145 (29.12%) Firmware
7 114 (22.89%) Python
8 113 (22.69%) Electronics
9 112 (22.49%) Manufacturing
10 109 (21.89%) Embedded C
11 89 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (16.06%) C#
13 72 (14.46%) Subversion
14 67 (13.45%) Device Driver
14 67 (13.45%) Unit Testing
15 65 (13.05%) Android
16 64 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (12.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 63 (12.65%) Windows
18 62 (12.45%) Computer Science
19 58 (11.65%) RS-485
20 57 (11.45%) Validation
21 55 (11.04%) Scrum
21 55 (11.04%) Cybersecurity
22 54 (10.84%) Security Cleared
22 54 (10.84%) OO
23 52 (10.44%) Bash Shell
24 49 (9.84%) TCP/IP
24 49 (9.84%) Apple iOS
25 46 (9.24%) UML

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 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (0.60%) Confluence
3 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.80%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.23%) GitHub
2 11 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.65%) RS-485
2 49 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 42 (8.43%) Ethernet
4 35 (7.03%) Bluetooth
5 29 (5.82%) Modbus
5 29 (5.82%) Wireless
6 23 (4.62%) RS-232
7 19 (3.82%) RS-422
8 13 (2.61%) RFID
8 13 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (2.01%) SNMP
10 9 (1.81%) Internet
11 6 (1.20%) Firewall
11 6 (1.20%) Network Security
12 5 (1.00%) 802.11
13 4 (0.80%) ADSL
13 4 (0.80%) Broadband
13 4 (0.80%) VDSL
13 4 (0.80%) xDSL
13 4 (0.80%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.41%) MySQL
3 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 72 (14.46%) Subversion
2 41 (8.23%) Maven
3 29 (5.82%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
5 23 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 21 (4.22%) Robot Framework
7 20 (4.02%) Ant
7 20 (4.02%) Apache Ivy
8 12 (2.41%) CppUnit
9 11 (2.21%) JIRA
10 6 (1.20%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.60%) GDB
13 3 (0.60%) NUnit
14 2 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (0.40%) Rational Team Concert
14 2 (0.40%) WinDbg
15 1 (0.20%) GCC
15 1 (0.20%) Spock
General
1 113 (22.69%) Electronics
2 112 (22.49%) Manufacturing
3 43 (8.63%) Automotive
3 43 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 41 (8.23%) Marketing
5 19 (3.82%) Finance
6 13 (2.61%) Retail
7 12 (2.41%) Military
8 8 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.41%) Avionics
10 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 211 (42.37%) Software Engineer
2 181 (36.35%) Embedded Engineer
3 128 (25.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 53 (10.64%) Developer
5 51 (10.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 36 (7.23%) Lead Software Engineer
7 34 (6.83%) Firmware Engineer
8 30 (6.02%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 29 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
9 29 (5.82%) Test Engineer
10 27 (5.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 27 (5.42%) Hardware Engineer
11 26 (5.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 23 (4.62%) Architect
13 22 (4.42%) Electronics Engineer
14 20 (4.02%) Embedded Developer
15 19 (3.82%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
16 18 (3.61%) Linux Developer
17 17 (3.41%) C++ Developer
17 17 (3.41%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.43%) Qt
2 26 (5.22%) Spring
3 23 (4.62%) HTML
4 20 (4.02%) .NET
4 20 (4.02%) CSS
5 15 (3.01%) COM
6 14 (2.81%) XML
7 12 (2.41%) OpenGL
8 9 (1.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (1.81%) JSON
8 9 (1.81%) Node.js
8 9 (1.81%) OpenCV
8 9 (1.81%) STL
9 8 (1.61%) WPF
10 7 (1.41%) XSLT
11 6 (1.20%) 802.1X
11 6 (1.20%) Middleware
12 5 (1.00%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.00%) HTML5
12 5 (1.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.45%) Device Driver
2 64 (12.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 62 (12.45%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.43%) CAN bus
5 32 (6.43%) VHDL
6 27 (5.42%) Verilog
7 25 (5.02%) User Experience
8 21 (4.22%) Mobile App
9 17 (3.41%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.61%) Robotics
11 11 (2.21%) CPLD
12 9 (1.81%) ASIC
13 8 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
14 7 (1.41%) Digital Signage
14 7 (1.41%) IPTV
14 7 (1.41%) Video on Demand
15 6 (1.20%) Acoustics
15 6 (1.20%) Cyberattack
15 6 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 162 (32.53%) Linux
2 65 (13.05%) Android
3 63 (12.65%) Windows
4 49 (9.84%) Apple iOS
5 38 (7.63%) Embedded Linux
6 29 (5.82%) FreeRTOS
7 5 (1.00%) Unix
8 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (55.62%) Software Engineering
2 89 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.45%) Unit Testing
4 64 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (11.45%) Validation
6 55 (11.04%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (11.04%) Scrum
7 54 (10.84%) OO
8 46 (9.24%) UML
9 43 (8.63%) Systems Engineering
9 43 (8.63%) Test Automation
9 43 (8.63%) Time Management
10 37 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (6.43%) Physics
12 28 (5.62%) Android Development
13 27 (5.42%) Mathematics
14 26 (5.22%) OOD
15 25 (5.02%) iOS Development
15 25 (5.02%) SysML
16 24 (4.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 319 (64.06%) C
2 280 (56.22%) C++
3 114 (22.89%) Python
4 109 (21.89%) Embedded C
5 80 (16.06%) C#
6 52 (10.44%) Bash Shell
7 40 (8.03%) Java
8 36 (7.23%) Embedded C++
9 29 (5.82%) Lua
10 23 (4.62%) SQL
11 21 (4.22%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.61%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.21%) Ada
14 9 (1.81%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.41%) PHP
16 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.60%) Fortran
17 3 (0.60%) Perl
18 2 (0.40%) Go
18 2 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 209 (41.97%) Degree
2 54 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.21%) OSCP
5 9 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.81%) HND
6 6 (1.20%) CREST Certified
6 6 (1.20%) CSSLP
6 6 (1.20%) GPEN
6 6 (1.20%) GXPN
6 6 (1.20%) OSCE
6 6 (1.20%) OSWP
6 6 (1.20%) Tigerscheme
7 5 (1.00%) CEH
7 5 (1.00%) GIAC
7 5 (1.00%) PhD
8 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.80%) HNC
9 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.82%) ISO 26262
2 9 (1.81%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) DO-178B
4 5 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.80%) JTAG
5 4 (0.80%) MISRA
6 2 (0.40%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 145 (29.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Defensics
1 5 (1.00%) Nessus
1 5 (1.00%) Nexpose
1 5 (1.00%) Nmap
1 5 (1.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 23 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.41%) EMC
3 5 (1.00%) Codenomicon
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle
3 5 (1.00%) SAP
4 4 (0.80%) Freescale
5 2 (0.40%) Assembla
5 2 (0.40%) BT
5 2 (0.40%) ESRI
5 2 (0.40%) IBM
6 1 (0.20%) Facebook
6 1 (0.20%) Linaro
6 1 (0.20%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.20%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.20%) Perforce
6 1 (0.20%) Renesas
6 1 (0.20%) VMware
6 1 (0.20%) Xamarin