Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 356 357
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 23 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.088% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 16
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.23% -2.52%
10th Percentile £29,850 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £50,750 £40,000 £48,750
England 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5226 5008 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.20% 40.26% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4084 4177 3668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in the North West

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in the North West

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in the North West

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester -9 14 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside - 5 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire -36 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Lancashire - 2 £30,500 -
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) C
3 14 (60.87%) C++
3 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
4 13 (56.52%) Validation
5 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
6 10 (43.48%) OOP
6 10 (43.48%) OO
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Android
8 7 (30.43%) Qt
8 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
8 7 (30.43%) QML
8 7 (30.43%) ISO 13485
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Bluetooth
8 7 (30.43%) CAD
8 7 (30.43%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) SDLC
10 5 (21.74%) OCR
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Vision
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (21.74%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (21.74%) Workflow Development
10 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
10 5 (21.74%) Mobile Development

Embedded Systems
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Test Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Test Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) GUI Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) QML
1 7 (30.43%) Qt
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
3 10 (43.48%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) OOP
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) CAD
5 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Vision
7 5 (21.74%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
7 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
7 5 (21.74%) Mobile Development
7 5 (21.74%) OCR
7 5 (21.74%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow Development
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C
2 14 (60.87%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
4 8 (34.78%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
4 1 (4.35%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 13485
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) EMC