The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Embedded Software Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 229 254
Rank change year-on-year -36 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -13.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,375 £46,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Embedded Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the North West

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in the North West

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Embedded Software Engineer
England

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Embedded Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) C
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (95.65%) C++
3 19 (82.61%) Firmware
4 17 (73.91%) HTML
5 16 (69.57%) Linux
6 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
6 15 (65.22%) Embedded C
7 13 (56.52%) Embedded C++
7 13 (56.52%) PHP
8 12 (52.17%) Electronics
8 12 (52.17%) Degree
9 11 (47.83%) Validation
9 11 (47.83%) VB
9 11 (47.83%) .NET
9 11 (47.83%) MySQL
9 11 (47.83%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (39.13%) VB6
11 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (26.09%) Windows
12 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 5 (21.74%) Freescale
13 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
13 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
14 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
14 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (17.39%) QA
14 4 (17.39%) Ruby
14 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (17.39%) Games

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (52.17%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (17.39%) Games
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Feasibility Study
2 11 (47.83%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) API Design
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (4.35%) Android Development
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Video Processing
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 22 (95.65%) C++
3 15 (65.22%) Embedded C
4 13 (56.52%) Embedded C++
4 13 (56.52%) PHP
5 11 (47.83%) VB
6 9 (39.13%) VB6
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Freescale
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Xilinx
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