Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 341 346
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 15 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 30
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £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 5069 4888 4726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.66% 40.15% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3981 4117 3763
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,512 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -6 9 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Merseyside - 5 £32,500 -
Cheshire -35 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Embedded Systems
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 13 (86.67%) C++
1 13 (86.67%) C
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Validation
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) ISO 13485
4 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
4 6 (40.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (40.00%) CAD
4 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Android
4 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 6 (40.00%) QML
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) Qt
5 5 (33.33%) Image Processing
5 5 (33.33%) Life Science
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Firmware
8 1 (6.67%) Debian
8 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) HNC

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 6 (40.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) GUI Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) QML
1 6 (40.00%) Qt
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Validation
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) CAD
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
5 5 (33.33%) Image Processing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C
1 13 (86.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere