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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 221 247
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 5 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% 0.24% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.63% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -15.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Embedded Systems is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2461 2229 2368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.99% 38.66% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1820 1889
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Embedded Systems as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 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 -22 4 £42,500 -8.60%
Cheshire -4 1 £44,500 +27.14%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Qt
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Freescale
6 1 (11.11%) MISRA
6 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Freescale
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft