Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Embedded Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 190 232
Rank change year-on-year -10 +42 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Embedded Software Engineer 34 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 9
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £38,750 £28,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £45,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +13.10% +2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Scotland

Embedded Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Embedded Software Engineer in Scotland

Embedded Software Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh -10 15 £45,000 - 4
Glasgow -3 13 £46,250 +15.63% 1
West Lothian -2 3 £50,000 +21.21%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Embedded Software Engineer
UK

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region featuring Embedded Software Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (94.12%) C
3 20 (58.82%) Linux
4 17 (50.00%) C++
5 12 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 10 (29.41%) Electronics
7 9 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
7 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
7 9 (26.47%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
9 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++
10 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (11.76%) Firmware
11 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 3 (8.82%) C#
12 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.82%) UML
13 2 (5.88%) CSS
13 2 (5.88%) Python
13 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
13 2 (5.88%) HTML
13 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
13 2 (5.88%) Simulink
13 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
13 2 (5.88%) Subversion
13 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
13 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development

Embedded Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CGI
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
1 9 (26.47%) Video\Live Streaming
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Optoelectronics
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (8.82%) UML
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) OOD
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C
2 17 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) JTAG
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Atmel
1 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg