Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Embedded Systems in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Systems over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Embedded Systems
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 209 221
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Systems 19 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.35% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 16
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £37,875 £37,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2224 1980 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.40% 38.17% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1128 1592
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Embedded Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Embedded Systems as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Systems in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Embedded Systems in Scotland

Embedded Systems
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Systems in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Embedded Systems in Scotland

Embedded Systems
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 Systems within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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 £55,000 - 1
West Lothian -7 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow -12 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Highlands - 2 £60,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 - 1
Embedded Systems
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Embedded Systems.

1 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) C++
3 13 (68.42%) C
4 12 (63.16%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) Firmware
9 4 (21.05%) Electronics
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) OOD
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) Subversion
9 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
10 3 (15.79%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) C#
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
11 2 (10.53%) Legal
11 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.53%) Delphi
11 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 2 (10.53%) RS-232
11 2 (10.53%) MISRA
11 2 (10.53%) Modbus

Embedded Systems
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.53%) Modbus
1 2 (10.53%) RS-232
2 1 (5.26%) RS-485
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.26%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) OOD
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) C
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
2 1 (5.26%) JTAG
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Intel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle