Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 349 345
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 8
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £28,125 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £41,250
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 4,614 5,217 5,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.22% 40.78% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,672 4,073 4,257
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Cheshire +20 10 £42,500 -19.05%
Manchester -4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 12 (100.00%) C
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
4 5 (41.67%) Firmware
4 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 5 (41.67%) RS-232
5 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
8 1 (8.33%) Qt
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) PhD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
1 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) RS-232
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Real Time Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Qt
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware